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Digests on Resilience 2011, March 12-16, 2011, Arizona State University

I’m not an ecologist.  However, my interests in the systems sciences has connected me to the research originating with the Resilience Alliance.  I decided to make time to educate myself in the current research presented at Resilience 2011: The Second International Science and Policy Conference, at Arizona State University in Tempe.

The conference program is available online — including video, slides, and abstracts.

As an additional contribution to learning, I’ve posted digests of the talks that I’ve attended on the Coevolving Commons.  I habitually type notes into my laptop during meetings.  Some people find these digests helpful, to gain a high-level appreciation of content before committing more time to watching a video, or reading an article.  (On the digest pages for plenary talks, I’ve provided links back to speakers’ videos and slides).

Attending a 5-day meeting in person enables a rich immersion of ideas in a domain.  I got to see, up close, some people whose work is worth knowing about, including …

… plus many other talks over the four days.  (I caught a plane eastbound on the fifth day, so I missed a few plenary talks).

Since I didn’t expect that the resilience science community would necessarily know about the systems sciences, I contributed a talk on “Natural systems, service systems:  Scientific perspectives on redesigning social-ecological systems“.

Learning about a new field can be a challenge.  One approach is to start low on a scale of legitimate peripheral participation, watch for commonalities and patterns to emerge.


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