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Tuesday, August 4
 

09:45 CEST

Panel: Systemic Evaluation: A Panel Presentation and Discussion
The panellists will draw on a mixture of theoretical insight and rich practical experience in using systems thinking and complexity ideas for progressing mainstream programme and policy evaluations. The discussion will centre on what helps and hinders systemic evaluation; that is, developmental evaluation where value judgements properly inform the design (ex-ante/ formative) as well as the effects (ex-poste/ summative) of any intervention. The challenges of systemic evaluation are explored from the perspective of different practitioners including policy advisors, policy decision makers, project/programme managers, and commissioners of evaluations.

Moderators
avatar for Martin Reynolds

Martin Reynolds

Senior Lecturer, The Open University
Systems Thinking in Practice Postgraduate Qualifications Director Distance learning Developmental Evaluation ISSS Regular Environmental responsibility

Speakers
avatar for Emily Gates

Emily Gates

Graduate Research Assistant, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Emily is an I-STEM graduate research assistant currently working on several program evaluations: the NSF-funded Entrepreneurial Leadership in STEM Teaching and Learning (EnLiST) program; the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) Coal Education Program; and... Read More →
avatar for Richard Hummelbrunner

Richard Hummelbrunner

Senior Associate, OEAR Regionalberatung
In the past Richard Hummelbrunner has worked extensively as practitioner and advisor in the field of regional policy at various levels (local, national, EU, international development).During recent years Richard’s interest has shifted to evaluation, and has gained extensive experience... Read More →
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Prof. Mita Marra

Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Public Administration, University of Salerno
Mita Marra is currently the President of the Italian Evaluation Association (2013). She is tenured Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Public Administration at the University of Salerno and Senior Researcher at Italian National Research Council in Naples since 2000. She has been... Read More →
avatar for Bob Williams

Bob Williams

Independent Consultant, Bob Williams
Independent consultant evaluator, based in New Zealand and holder of the current 2014 -15 Lazarsfeld Evaluation Theory Award from the American Evaluation Association. Has worked for the past few years on ways to make the systems and evaluation fields more attractive to each other... Read More →


Tuesday August 4, 2015 09:45 - 10:45 CEST
Aurora 2 & 3 Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz, Gabriele-Tergit-Promenade 19, 10963 Berlin, Germany
 
Thursday, August 6
 

11:45 CEST

Presentation and Panel Discussion: Systemic Change
Speakers
avatar for Professor Ockie Bosch

Professor Ockie Bosch

President, International Society for the Systems Sciences
Professor Ockie Bosch was born in Pretoria, South Africa. He first came to Australia in 1979 where he was an invited senior visiting scientist with the CSIRO in Alice Springs. After one year in Longreach (1989) he emigrated to New Zealand where he was offered a position with Landcare... Read More →
avatar for Prof. Gandolfo Dominici

Prof. Gandolfo Dominici

Associate Professor and Chair of Marketing, University of Palermo
SIG Chair:    Systems Applications in Business and IndustryGandolfo Domenici is a board member of the World Organisation for Systems and Cybernetics (WOSC) and of the Consorzio Universitario di Economia Industriale e Manageriale (CUEIM).  He is Associate Professor and Chair of... Read More →
avatar for Mrs. Christiane Gebhardt

Mrs. Christiane Gebhardt

Sr. Project Manager, Malik Institute
Entrepreneurial and innovative senior operational, change and project management leader with over 20 years of global experience that includes successfully delivering high profile projects in national champion industries and the government sector.Expert German Innovation Policies... Read More →
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Louis Klein

SIG Chair: Organizational Transformation and Social Change, louis.klein@segroup.de
Vice President Conferences (2015), International Society for the Systems Sciences SIG Chair:    Systems Applications in Business and Industry SIG Chair:    Organizational Transformation and Social ChangeLouis Klein is an internationally recognized expert in the field of systemic... Read More →
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Irma Wilson

Founder, FutureSharp
Business unusual strategist, edge inhabiter and provocateur.“Design thinking is core to how humanity innovate. And find it, we must. We’re talking species survival here, the Earth will be fine.”Irma Wilson is a Collective Intelligence Strategist and Futurist who keeps a finger... Read More →


Thursday August 6, 2015 11:45 - 12:30 CEST
Aurora 2 & 3 Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz, Gabriele-Tergit-Promenade 19, 10963 Berlin, Germany
 
Friday, August 7
 

10:45 CEST

Presentation: PhD ‘Systemic Inquiry’ cohort
A presentation developed by the whole 'Systemic Inquiry' PhD group for the ISSS conference attendees.

Moderators
avatar for Ray Ison

Ray Ison

Professor of Systems & President IFSR, The Open University/IFSR
President (2014-2015), International Society for the Systems SciencesProfessor, Systems for Sustainability at the Monash Sustainability Institute (MSI), and Professor of Systems, The Open University UK (OU).  He is internationally recognised for his Systems scholarship that draws... Read More →


Friday August 7, 2015 10:45 - 11:45 CEST
Aurora 2 & 3 Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz, Gabriele-Tergit-Promenade 19, 10963 Berlin, Germany