SCiO – systems and complexity in organisation, the systems practitioner body (Beligum, DACH, Espana, Nederland, UK) – meetings January-March 2021

Further details of the events are available by clicking on the event titles and you can also book each event directly from the Book now text. Click on the flags or group titles below to go to the events that interest you…

  SCiO Belgium   SCiO DACH
   SCiO Espana  SCiO Nederland
  SCiO UK 

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A SCiO member is now setting up a SCiO Espana group and we will be letting you know more as this progresses – the first meeting is 26th January. SCiO DACH now has a monthly meeting for members and guests – book now with them for further information.


SCiO – Systems & Complexity in Organisation

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SCiO UK Virtual Development Event – February 2021 
Mon 1 February 2021 19:00–21:00 GMT 
SCiO’s Development Days offer an opportunity to draw upon the collective expertise of SCiO members in a friendly and supportive atmosphere. By taking Development Events online, using the Zoom meeting platform, we aim to make them accessible to more SCiO members Development Events are both for members who are just starting out on a journey to explore Systems Thinking approaches, and for those who have many years of exploration and practice…. Read more 
Members only; FREE to members; Online event (Zoom); English; Book now

SCiO UK Virtual Open Meeting – March 2021 
Mon 22 March 2021 18:30–20:30 GMT 
Virtual Open Meeting: A series of presentations of general interest to Systems and Complexity in Organisation’s members and others. SCiO organises Open Meetings to provide opportunities for practitioners to learn and develop new practice, to build relationships, networks hear about skills, tools, practice and experiences. This virtual session will be held on Zoom, the details of which will be confirmed nearer the time…. Read more

·         The Variety Calculus – concepts and methodologies to address increasing complexity – Gordon Niven

·         Rewilding Public Services: taking a design turn with 7 Starlings CIC – Lesley Rowan

All welcome; FREE; Online event (Zoom); English; Book now


  SCiO Belgium

SCiO Belgium – digitale meeting editie februari 2021

Wed 10 February 2021 18:00–20:30 CET

Virtuele meeting (Zoom) waar we telkens inzoomen op één topic gebracht door een inspirerende spreker, waarna we een mind-openende én verdiepende dialoog houden. 19:00 Welkom & introductie 19:20 Netwerk moment SCiO-stijl 19:30 ‘Essential Balances for Organizational Diagnose and Design’ – Ivo Velitchkov – European commission & Independant Consultant (Eng) 20:30 Verdiepende dialoog 21:15 Conclusies & dankwoord 
Het Belgische netwerk is een Nederlandstalig netwerk, deze meeting zal gezien de spreker in het Engels doorgaan. Het Belgische netwerk is een Nederlandstalig netwerk. SC… Read more

Members only; FREE; Online event (Zoom); Dutch & English; Book now


   SCiO DACH (Deutschland, Österreich, Schweiz)

SCiO DACH Buch Club mit Dr. Martin Pfiffner

Thu 28 January 2021 16:00–17:30 CET

SCiO DACH Buch Club mit Dr. Martin Pfiffner und seinem fantastischen Buch „Die dritte Dimension des Organisierens“ erschienen 2020 bei Springer/ Gabler mit 348 Seiten für 34.99 € als Taschenbuch. eBook ISBN: 978-3-658-29247-8, Softcover ISBN: 978-3-658-29246-1 Donnerstag den 28.01.2021 von 16:00 bis 17:30 Uhr GMT virtuell Die 1. Dimension; die Aufbauorganisation Die 2. Dimension; die Ablauforganisation Die 3. Dimension des Organisierens; das Viable System Model mit seiner vollständigen Beschreibung von Steuerung und Kommunikation in einer Organisation. Martin Pfiffner nimmt uns mit dem Bu… Read more

All welcome; KOSTENLOS; Online event (Zoom); German; Book now

One System – One Hour: System 3

Fri 5 February 2021 18:00–19:00 CET

Moderiertes Diskussionsforum über die Eigenschaften und Aufgaben des Systems 3 im VSM. Basis der Diskussion sins die Bücher “Viabilitiy of Organizations Vol. 1-3” von Wolfgang Lassl.

Members only + Guests; KOSTENLOS; Online event (Zoom); German; Book now

VSM Praxis – Anwendung des VSM im Rahmen der RoBau-Methode

Fri 19 March 2021 18:00–19:30 CET

VSM-Anwendungsbericht durch Carola Roll im Rahmen der bei JELBA GmbH & Co. KG entwickelten RoBau-Methode. Inhalt des Berichts sind Vorstellung der Rahmenbedingungen und Zielsetzung, Beschreibung der Vorgehensweise und Aufzeigen der Entwicklungsschritte bis zum aktuellen Status sowie Ausblick auf zukünftige Arbeitspakete. Im Anschluss allgemeine Diskussion der präsentierten Inhalte…. Read more

Members only + Guests; KOSTENLOS; Online event (Zoom); German; Book now


cid:image009.jpg@01D6F33A.541CE1C0  SCiO Espana


Tue 26 January 2021 19:00–21:00 GMT

Presentación de SCiO Qué es SCiO Qué pretende ser SCiO España Introducción de los asistentes. (Breve presentación de 1 min) Quiénes somos y cuál es nuestra relación con los sistemas Corrientes de Systems Thinking y sus ideas principales Propuestas para la segunda reunión: Apéndice. Bibliografía y referencias Despedida y cierre… Read more

All welcome; FREE; Online event; Spanish; Book now


  SCiO Nederland

SCiO-NL February 2021 meeting – Workshops: integratie systemische inzichten op huisvesting in Nederland

Fri 12 February 2021 14:00–16:00 CET

In de Nederlandse vereniging hebben we eerder vanuit een systemisch perspectief gekeken naar de (politieke) situatie van huisvesting in Nederland. Zo ook in januari: toen hebben we in een aantal deelgroepen verschillende perspectieven bekeken:  Hoe zijn we in deze situatie beland? (Deming methode) Welke organisaties/samenwerkingsvormen kunnen we herkennen in de bestaande situatie? (VSM, systeemgrenzen, hierarchien) Welke organisaties/samenwerkingsvormen missen we (VSM, interventies Donella Meadows) In deze bijeenkomst brengen we de uitkomsten van de vorige sessie bij elkaar. Hoogstwaarschij… Read more

Members only + Guests; FREE; Online event (Teams); Dutch; Book now

SCiO-NL March 2021 meeting – Text strategy – a holistic approach to practical communication

Tue 9 March 2021 18:00–20:00 CET

This month SCIO-NL will be hosting a presentation on Text Strategy, a very practical and useful approach to communication. The presenter is Marian van Stoppelenburg, who has developed this holistic strategy for developing great texts. The presentation will be in English, so international members are more than welcome…. Read more

Members only + Guests; FREE; Online event (Teams); English; Book now