Coevolving Innovations

… in Business Organizations and Information Technologies

October 2013 lectures: Helsinki, Oslo, Hull, Oxford, London

Offers to lecture for some friends at universities in Europe has led to a schedule of seven lectures at six universities. New presentations slides were created for the Relating Systems Thinking & Design 2 meeting. For first few lectures, I’ll be repurposing slides on other topics.

Saturday, October 5, 14:00-15:30 EET Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, Master’s Degree Program in Industrial Management (hosted by Marjatta Huhta) Bulevardi 31, second floor, V114 (building front door locked on weekend, students enter on courtyard side with iron gate) Business Models and Evolving Economic Paradigms: A Systems Science Approach

Revised: Rethinking Systems Thinking: Learning and coevolving with the world

Monday, October 7, 10:00-11:00 EET Aalto University, CS 0010 Projects (Regional Innovation Ecosystems Workshop), Lecture on “How to handle complex systems in city-planning context?” (hosted by Tiina Laurila)

  • The main task of this workshop is to plan and design a desirable courtyard for Aalto University Design Factory, Venture Garage and Urban Mill that will inspire the development of the creative community on Otaniemi Campus.
Design Factory, Stage, Otaniemi Campus Service Systems, Natural Systems: Systems Approaches to Urban Issues
Monday, October 7, 14:30-15:30 EET Aalto University, Master’s Programme in Creative Sustainability (public lecture, hosted by Tiina Laurila) Media Factory, Auditorium, Arabia Campus Design Flaws and Service System Breakdowns: Learning from Systems Thinking
Thursday, October 10, 9:45-10:15 CET Relating Systems Thinking & Design 2

Institute of Design, Oslo School of Architecture and Design Design Flaws and Service System Breakdowns: Learning from Systems Thinking
Monday, October 14, 13:30-15:00 GMT Ph.D. seminar (visiting fellow’s talk), University of Hull Business School (hosted by Gerald Midgley) Centre for Systems Studies, University of Hull, Hull campus Design Flaws and Service System Breakdowns: Learning from Systems Thinking
Thursday, October 17, 12:30-14:00 GMT Strategy seminar, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford (hosted by Rafael Ramirez) University of Oxford, Park End Street Design Flaws and Service System Breakdowns: Learning from Systems Thinking
Friday, October 18, 15:00-17:00 GMT Research seminar, Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management, University College London (hosted by Satu Teerikangas) University College London, (Wates House?) Design Flaws and Service System Breakdowns: Learning from Systems Thinking

These talks are largely public.  If anyone is interested and wants venue information, please contact me.

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