Proceedings of Relating Systems Thinking and Design (RSD9) 2020 Symposium
RSD9 symposium

Read the full introduction to the RSD9 symposium proceedings

Ahmedabad, India | October 2020

Published by: Systemic Design Association

ISSN 2371-8404

The proceedings are published and available online as open access documents.


Author. (2020). Article title. In Proceedings of Relating Systems Thinking and Design (RSD9) 2020 Symposium. Ahmedabad, India, October 9-17, 2020.

National Institute of Design

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

Editor: Peter Jones, OCADU
Chair: Praveen Nahar, NID

The RSD9 symposium theme was Systemic Design for Well-being (From Human to Humane), marked by compassion and empathy not only for humans, living beings and our cultures but our natural world and surroundings.

RSD9 Week was hosted by the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, India. It was held October 9-17, 2020, representing a full week of online paper presentations, workshops, complex visualizations (Gigamaps), panels and conversations.

Take the Tour

A virtual tour of the Gigamap Exhibition on the National Institute of Design Campus in Ahmedabad, India.

RSD9 Symposium Proceedings

RSD9 proceedings are listed in the following order: introduction, keynote speakers, workshops, papers, systems maps.

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.

Posted Mar-2021