Annual Conference

Each year the chapter organises the Annual Conference, a series of presentations from eminent practitioners and the opportunity to meet and discuss issues.  2018 will be the 20th annual conference.

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Annual Conference 2018

THEME : System Dynamics in Service Design and Innovation
VENUE: Cardiff University, Glamorgan Building, Cathays Park,
CF10 3NN
DATE: 12th & 13th April 2018

Schedule:

Thursday 12th April
   
10:00 Early registration for optional introduction to SD
10:30 Getting started with System Dynamics – Concepts and applications

Kim Warren (Strategy Dynamics)

Please bring a laptop if you wish to participate in this session

12:30 Registration and light refreshments
13:00 Welcome by Chapter President

Jonathan Moizer (President of the UK Chapter of the System Dynamics Society)

  Session 1
13:15 System Dynamics Modelling to Keep More Children Safely at Home and Reduce Unnecessary Children being Taken into Care

Dr Tim Hobbs,  Vicky Baker and Shreya Sonthalia (Dartington Service Design Lab)

14:00 The Perfect Crime: Why every student who sat 8 or more GCSEs in summer 2016 has a certificate with two wrong grades.

Dennis Sherwood (Silver Bullet)

14:45 Tea break
  Session 2 
15:15 Use of Systems Thinking and Systems Dynamics at Lloyds Bank to improve customer journeys

Justin Watts and Phil Smith (Lloyds bank)

16:00 Stories from the Northern Ireland Public Sector Innovation Lab

Sarah Megan Wylie (The Innovation Lab, Northern Ireland Department of Finance)

16:45 On Supply Chain Dynamics: From Conceptualising to Executing System Dynamics, Systems Thinking and Systems Engineering Models

Mohamed M. Naim, Aris A. Syntetos and Xun Wang (Cardiff University)

17:05 Awards

Jonathan Moizer (President of the UK Chapter of the System Dynamics Society)

17:15 Chapter President: Concluding remarks

Jonathan Moizer (President of the UK Chapter of the System Dynamics Society)

17:30 Wine reception
19:00 Optional dinner

 

Friday 13th April
 
8:30 Arrivals — coffees and teas
8:50 Introduction to the day

Jonathan Moizer (President of the UK Chapter of the System Dynamics Society)

 

 

9:00

 

 

9:30

 

Getting a Grip on Dynamic Systems at the Front Line of Healthcare – Using SD and associated improvement approaches to improve the quality of healthcare delivery

Dr. Tricia Woodhead, Health Foundation, Quality Improvement Fellow and Improvement

The Viable System Model: A systemic approach to understanding and designing organisations

Patrick Hoverstadt (Director at Fractal Consulting ; Chair of SCiO)

10:30 Coffee break
11:00

 

Overcoming the failure to manage within the NHS: Using SD hands-on exercises to convey the dos and the don’ts for outpatient service design

John Boulton (Aneurin Bevan Continuous Improvement Centre)
Doris Behrens (Aneurin Bevan Continuous Improvement Centre, Cardiff University)

Please bring a laptop if you wish to participate in this session

12:15 Lunch and Poster session

Student posters can be submitted here

Non-student posters can be submitted here

13:15 Chapter AGM

This short session will report on the status and activities of the UK Chapter, and provide an opportunity to elect new representatives to the Policy Council

13:45 London 2020 International System Dynamics Conference Bid Update

Dr Daniel Arthur (International Policy Dynamics Ltd)

14:00 Modelling the Network of Social Forces that have the future of Homo Sapiens and the Planet in their Grip and Designing a Dynamic Public Management System

John Raven (EyeOnSociety)

14:30 Student presentations and student prize award

Information about submitting posters and presentations to the student colloquium is available here.

16:00 Close

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