Systems Innovation 2019
Systems Innovation 2019 will be a conference on the topics of Complexity Thinking & Systems Change taking place in Barcelona at the end of March 2019. This is an open forum for those organizations and individuals applying complexity and systems thinking in various areas of economy, society, technology or environment towards enabling systems innovation and change – it is for anyone who feels that complexity or systems thinking is central to what they do and wishes to engage with peer organizations and individuals in open discussion and ideas exchange.
The event will bring together up to 10-20 organizations and some 100-150 individual participants, for an active weekend of presentations, panel discussions and brainstorming sessions on applying the ideas of complexity and systems thinking. The forum will be an opportunity to meet and exchange ideas and perspectives with others in an open space, to foster collaboration and awareness across the community, to hear from our speakers and brainstorm on specific issues of interest to participants.
This is for those interested in applying complexity thinking to tackling real-world issues and enabling systems change.
The event will take place in Spaces co-working located in the @22 innovation district in the center of Barcelona.
Bring your questions, imagination and enthusiasm for a topic of your interest because this will not be a passive weekend break, but a user generated event. We are mindful that flying people around costs the planet, it costs time, energy and money, we expect everyone to be actively engage in creating an event that has real value and outcomes that move the discussion on systems innovation forward – we have designed the conference to facilitate active engagement from all parties.
Guest speakers will present for 40 min each on the 15 different themes with time for Q&A
Panel discussions with moderators going in-depth on key topics of interest during 60 min sessions
Partner organizations will lead workshops & brainstorming sessions where you can bring your ideas to the table
The event will take place in our co-working space which is located in an innovation district in the center of Barcelona – just 15 min walk from the historic center. Barcelona presents an ideal location, not just a great place to visit but also a center of design, architecture, a leading smart city, and one of Europe’s primary innovation hubs. Located just ten minutes walk from the mediterranean sea the event space is situated in the area of 22@Barcelona a new technology and innovation district and currently the largest urban renewal project in Europe.