Complexity in Everyday Life: A Participatory Workshop
Friday February 19, 2010 8:30am-12:00pm
Old Church, Smithers - Smithers
As a follow-up to the successful Complexity Science and Global Change Workshop held at the Smithers Old Church in February 2009 in conjunction with UNBC's Natural Resources and Environmental Studies Institute, the Centre hosted a second informal workshop at the Smithers Old Church in February 2010. It was a half-day participatory workshop that explored new approaches for solving complex problems encountered in work, civic affairs and in day-to-day life.
8:30 Welcome and Introduction
9:00 Human Groups as Complex Adaptive Networks (led by Richard Overstall)
9:30 Networking Exercise (led by Sybille Haeussler)
10:00 Refreshment Break and Open Discussion
10:30 System Mismatches (led by Don Morgan)
11:00 Participant Examples of Complex Problem-Solving (led by Jim Pojar and Debbie Wellwood)
12:00 Summary and Wrap-Up
Check below for suggested reading.
The Complexity Science and Global Change Workshop Summary from the 2009 workshop is available here.