Linking networks, taking stock, planning for the future
This is a conference for researchers involved in:
The issues motivating the conference and what we are hoping to achieve are explained in the 3.5 minute video in the right hand column (video on the conference aims and background).
In brief, this is a conference about methodology for enhancing research on complex real world problems. Specifically we are interested in ways of bringing together knowledge from various disciplines and practice areas, for dealing with unknowns, and for using research to improve policy and practice.
This is a conference for you if your research interests include:
- using models and scenarios as ways to bring together various kinds of knowledge
- developing new dialogue methods
- finding ways to help research teams collaborate more effectively
- supporting policy and practice change
- understanding how to deal with a problem as a system
- avoiding unpleasant surprises and unintended consequences
- and more…
Hear from leading experts:
– 16 plenary talks on transdisciplinarity, systems thinking, implementation, unknowns, case studies and more…
– Plenary panel on education for research integration and implementation.
– Plenary debate on whether we need a new discipline.
Expand your networks: Connect with like-minded peers now through:
interaction with digital poster authors as you read their work
a LinkedIn group on research integration and implementation
during the conference through:
face-to-face and online discussions about the plenaries and digital poster sessions
skills-building workshops (in Canberra)
networking lunches (in Canberra)
the monster networking event (in Canberra)
Help shape the future: The time is ripe for us to identify common ground, establish synergies and join forces. This will give us a more powerful voice in universities and other research organisations. There is strength in numbers and in combining our ideas and methodologies.
Get involved: There are three options for participating in the First Global Conference on Research Integration and Implementation. Click to find out more.