Innaugural Relating Systems Thinking and Design (RSD1) 2012 Symposium

2012 Program

The proceedings of the first meeting were not published.

October 4, 2012

Keynote Lecture
Harold Nelson | Systemics, the Logic of Design

Sigrunn Lurås: The difficulty of designing when safety is at stake. Thoughts around a systems approach

Anita Woll: Use of GIGA-mapping in participatory design processes

Helge Tor Kristiansen: The complexity of designing a ship bridge as one integrated unit

AHO Lecture Series
Colleen Ponto & Peter Coughlan | Systems Thinking and Design Thinking: An Integrated Approach to Solving Tough Problems

Defne Sunguroglu Hensel | A Systems Model for Multi-functional Performance Integration

Birger Sevaldson | The new Gesamtkunstwerk: Holistic design for our times

October 5, 2012

Keynote Lecture
Peter Jones | Co-design for Complexity: Deepening Design and Systems Sciences

Adrian Paulsen | From a visual sketch to complex systems thinking

Alex Ryan | Systemic Design Inquiry, The Design of Military Strategy

Rafael Laurenti | Sustainability Driven Systems-Oriented Design: A broader systems approach to product design

Michael Hensel | Knowing the unknown: The predicament of core knowledge and the boundary problem in architecture

Jan Kristian Strømsnes and Manuela Aguirre | Designing for Dignity in a Sexual Violence Response System

Posted Mar-2013

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Proceedings Introductions

RSD9 – Systemic Design for Well-being: From human to humane

RSD9 – Systemic Design for Well-being: From human to humane

RSD9 Chair, Praveen Nahar, and Editor, Peter Jones: RSD9 created a place for pause and reflection, but also bold ideas and forward-thinking discussion. The outcome is a collection of over 50 presentations on design outcomes and programs informed by research, real applications, and practices to address problems in the unbounded complexity of social and ecological systems.

RSD5 – Systemic Design for Social Complexity

RSD5 – Systemic Design for Social Complexity

RSD5 Chair & Editor, Peter Jones: Proceedings are the result of the dialogue and discursive process within the community of practice, and while it follows peer review within an extended reviewer panel, it differs from the traditional scientific publication process.

RSD4 – Developing a Systemic Design Research Network

RSD4 – Developing a Systemic Design Research Network

RSD4 Co-Chairs & Editors, Alex Ryan and Peter Jones: A range of compelling intellectual engagements, from Don Norman’s provocations to develop a design practice capable of dealing with significant complexity, to Lia Patricio’s resonant case study and model of integration in the Portuguese health records system, to AP-J’s cutting-edge architectural models.


The Relating Systems Thinking and Design Symposium,, is November 3-6, 2021. 

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