Business Systems Laboratory - 2nd International Symposium

SYSTEMS THINKING FOR A SUSTAINABLE ECONOMY.

Advancements in Economic and Managerial Theory and Practice

January 23-24, 2014
Universitas Mercatorum
Via Appia Pignatelli 62, 00178 Roma, Italy
info: secretariat@bslab-symposium.net

Symposium Program

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 2014

  • 13,00-14,00:  Registration of participants 

PLENARY SESSION

  • 14,00 - 15,00:

    • Welcome address: Giorgio Marbach, Chancellor Universitas Mercatorum

    • Symposium introduction: Gandolfo Dominici, Scientific Director Business Systems Laboratory

    • Acknowledgments: Maria Antonella Ferri, Conference Program Chair

  • 15,00 - 16,30:

    • Organisational Transparency, Inclusion and Sustainability: Raul Espejo, WOSC - World Organisation of Systems and Cybernetics;

    • A systems thinking view on sustainable consumption and growth debates: Andrč Martinuzzi, RIMAS - Research Institute for Managing Sustainability, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria;

    • Marketing and Sustainability: John Schouten, Department of Marketing,  Aalto University School of Business, Finland.

  • 16,30- 17,00 - Coffee Break

  • 17,00 - 18,00:

    • The Sustainability of Sustainability: Maurice Yolles, Centre for the Creation of Coherent Change & Knowledge, United Kingdom;

    • Can Advancements in Economic and Managerial Practice be achieved without Systems Thinking Education as the Foundation?: Ockie Bosch, University of Adelaide Business School, Australia.

     

  • 18,00- 18,30:

    • "B.S.Lab Award for the advancements in Systems Thinking applied to management" to: Prof. Maurice Yolles and Prof. Ockie Bosch - (Chair: Gaetano Maria Golinelli, President CUEIM, Italy - B.S.Lab Honorary Board President)

  • 18,30- 18,40 -  Presentation of the 3rd B.S.Lab Symposium

  • 18,40 - 19,10: B.S.Lab General Assembly - (Chair: Gianpaolo Basile, President Business Systems Laboratory)

  •  20,15 pm: SYMPOSIUM DINNER - Restaurant "Il Pomodorino" , Via Campania, 45.

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 2014

 

Parallel Sessions

  • 8,30 am - 9,00 am:  Introduction to the Sessions

  • 9,00 am - 13,30 pm: Parallel sessions (break at the middle of the section decided by the chair)

  • 13,30 pm - 14,30 pm: Lunch Break

  • 14,30 pm - 19,00 pm: Parallel sessions (break at the middle of the section decided by the chair)

  • 19,00 pm - 19,30 pm:  Best Paper Award and Farewell