RSD9 Speakers

Bringing human-centred design to complex, multi-stakeholder service systems.

Vandana Shiva

Keynote: Systems design for the well-being of the Earth community. MON.12 | 5:30 PM (17:30) IST.

Moderators: Praveen Nahar & Peter Jones.

Jonathan Romm, Palak Dudani, and Shivani Prakash

Plenary: The Characteristics and Use of Conversations in Ecosystemic Service Design. TUES.13 | 5:30 PM (17:30) IST

Prasad Modak

Plenary: Circularity, Systems Thinking and Sustainability. TUES.13 | 5:30 PM (17:30) IST

Giulio Quaggiotto

Keynote: No silver bullets. How UNDP learned to embrace system thinking. WED.14 | 5:30 PM (17:30) IST

Arvind Venkataramani & Adam Menter

Plenary: Integrating Selves and Systems through Ritual. THURS.15 | 5:30 PM (17:30) IST

Pupul Bisht

Plenary: Decolonizing Futures. THURS.15 | 5:30 PM (17:30) IST

Marie Davidová & Kateřina Zímová

Plenary: COLreg: The Collective Regenerative Region. FRI.16 | 5:30 PM (17:30) IST

Peter Jones

Plenary: Redesigning Our Theories of Theories of Change. FRI.16 | 5:30 PM (17:30) IST

Harold G. Nelson

Keynote: Regaining a new sense of well-being by design. FRI.16 | 8:30 PM (20:30) IST

Keynotes & Plenaries

Vandana Shiva opened RSD9 with “Systems design for the well-being of the Earth” followed by Giulio Quaggiotto on Wednesday with “No Silver Bullets. How UNDP learned to embrace system thinking”. Thought-provoking plenary sessions were held on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. The symposium closed with a keynote by Harold Nelson’s “Regaining a New Sense of Well-being by Design” and a special presentation by the Systemic Design Association, including the announcement for RSD10.

Vandana Shiva

Vandana Shiva

Keynote: Systems design for the well-being of the Earth community. MON.12 | 5:30 PM (17:30) IST.

Moderators: Praveen Nahar & Peter Jones.

Prasad Modak

Prasad Modak

Plenary: Circularity, Systems Thinking and Sustainability. TUES.13 | 5:30 PM (17:30) IST

Giulio Quaggiotto

Giulio Quaggiotto

Keynote: No silver bullets. How UNDP learned to embrace system thinking. WED.14 | 5:30 PM (17:30) IST

Pupul Bisht

Pupul Bisht

Plenary: Decolonizing Futures. THURS.15 | 5:30 PM (17:30) IST

Peter Jones

Peter Jones

Plenary: Redesigning Our Theories of Theories of Change. FRI.16 | 5:30 PM (17:30) IST

Harold G. Nelson

Harold G. Nelson

Keynote: Regaining a new sense of well-being by design. FRI.16 | 8:30 PM (20:30) IST