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Stafford's Work

 A One Day Conversation-based Systemic Co-inquiry Event – Washington DC USA June 14 2024

 The International Federation for Systems Research & The Forum on Democracy invite you to attend  A One Day Conversation-based Systemic Co-inquiry Event  “Neither Subjective nor Objective, but Systemic”  Out of the Many, a United Voice: How Separate Systems Organizations can collaborate to Change the Institutional Landscape and Enable Governing for Transformation Systemically & Cybernetically  Why this event?  This […]

2024 Conference announced: 16 – 17 September Berlin

The Metaphorum 2024 Conference is set to take place in Berlin, Germany, at the end of September. Optional pre/post-conference events and/or VSM trainings are under consideration. Nevertheless, one thing is already clear: It will be a highly interactive event! Additionally, the Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place on Wednesday, September 18th. The main theme […]

Webinar Series for the 1st Semester of 2024

We are very pleased to announce the forthcoming Webinar Series for the 1st Semester of 2024.  In 2024 we will have two types of webinars: a) webinars to share ongoing developments of the Metaphorum community – in the format of an online workshop. We will start the year with two of this type of webinar: 10thJanuary: […]

Wolfgang Lassl: My concept study on the VSM 2.0

Dear all, I hope you had relaxing and enjoyable holidays, and that you refilled your personal energy for your great program 24! I just wanted to let you know that I have now finished my concept study on the VSM 2.0 in the form of a paper and that you (and everyone else interested) can […]

Video recordings of Metaphorum 2023

The video recordings of the Metaphorum 2023 Conference in Manchester, England are now linked from the conference webpage https://metaphorum.org/conference-2023 . The video recordings were made by the College of Exploration video production service as a pro bono contribution to Metaphorum. Peter Tuddenham assisted by Gail Franklin recorded all the sessions that the presenters had agreed […]

Raul Gonzalez’s webinar – change of date – April 19

Due to Easter’s holidays, our next speaker, Raul Gonzalez has requested a change in the date for his webinar (originally planned for April the 4th 2023). His webinar, ‘How to enhance business platforms using the Viable System Model (VSM) to face the current and future complexity business challenges’ will be on April the 19th, from […]