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RSD13-TICKETS explained

by | Jul 2024 | RSD13, SDA blog

85 EUR | 75 GBP | 90 USD | 125 CAD

385 EUR | 330 GBP | 420 USD | 570 CAD

725 EUR | 614 GBP | 777 USD | 1065 CAD

Main theme: Rivers of conversations

Metaphors: river, conversations, dialogues, debate, flows, streams, meanders, delta, backwater, bridges, step stones

Focus of conversations: Relating systems thinking and design to catalyse and enrich conversations about the sub-themes below. Systemic design conversations on any other issues are also welcome and encouraged.

The Conversations


Methodologies and practice

  • Systemic design theories and praxeology
  • Transformative implementations—past, present and future
  • Advanced tools and AI in systemic design
  • Demonstrations and cases
  • Bridging across silos, knowledge domains and disciplinary boundaries
  • Embodiment, enaction and emotional engagement
  • Narratives, storytelling, myths and rituals
  • Visual conversation, gigamaps, synthesis maps, visual communication, jumping conversations

Democracy, power dynamics, and equity

  • Policy, governance and public trust
  • Fellowships of disagreement and depolarisation
  • Handling conflicts (negative/constructive) and bridging tensions
  • Civic society and social infrastructure
  • Power dynamics and empowerment
  • Representation, inclusion and diversity

Sustainability, society, and organisations

  • Policy and regulations (e.g. EU act and taxonomy)
  • Large-scale business and organisational transformations
  • Circular economy, service and value exchange
  • Constructed environments, objects and material systems
  • Exnovation and termination
  • Natural resources, biodiversity, deep ecology and regeneration
  • Consumption, sharing and recycling
  • Systemic design within a polycrisis world

Well-being, healthcare, safety, and resilience

  • Health, care and well-being
  • Prevention and proactivity
  • Preparedness, contingency, and defence capacity
  • Societal, organisational, and emotional resilience
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RSD13 Consultation

Share your experience and offer your thoughts on programming. Please take a few minutes to participate in the consultation.


Final submissions are due on
April 30

Open call for Reviewers
April 1–30

Feedback to authors
June 30

sessions OCTOBER 16–18

RSD13-OSLO & Nordmarka Forest October 22–26

Lidar-derived image of the Danube River and floodplain near Tulln, Austria. Daniel Coe. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 DEED