Connecting_Dots_and_Spaces - State of the Arts and Outlook



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Collecting, Framing, Negotiating, and Connecting

in Times of a GLocal1 “Problematique”2.

A HOLISTIC APPROACH TO COPE WITH GLOBAL CHALLENGES3


Heiner Benking, Reynaldo Treviño Cisneros, Bethania Arango Hisijara

Dots, Signs, Models, Repositories, Spaces, and Minds1,2

Explorations into individual, socio-cultural collaborative and co-creative, and collective approaches towards tackling the Global Problematique.

1 This paper includes a constructive/critical review of Reynaldo Treviño Cisneros new publication introduced below and “Imagining Future Urban Challenges - Imagining Canada’s Future 2030”, OCAD, Peter Jones . See the slides presented at the OAC and for example check later the multi-cultural applications as presented by Paul Hayes about the AIO/AMO exercises since 2004 and the work of the other SDP practitioners presented below. Including a featured special highlight of this synopsis was presented as a “HOLISTIC APPROACH TO COPE WITH THE MILLENNIUM PROJECT 15 GLOBAL CHALLENGES” outlining the “STRATEGIC ARTICULATION OF ACTIONS TO COPE WITH THE HUGE CHALLENGES OF OUR WORLD TODAY”.  

2 For documentation and to include some visuals as unfortunately a video documentary is not available I urge you to see powerpoint slides as presented at the OAC in Crete at the SAPREJ-2012: (6 MB !) pictures can tell more than 10.000 words – see infographics roots: *****

 
It also includes a constructive/critical review of Reynaldo Treviño Cisneros new publication introduced below and Canada 2040 and ODAC (Peter Jones) nd work done around the Pacific or elsewhere . Please see the presentation slides.
Also "hot": This book is just hitting the streets: Strategic Articulation of Actions to Cope with the Huge Challenges or Our World, A Platform for Reflection.  Authored by Dr. Reynaldo Trevino Cisneros and Bethania Arango Hisijara 
(see Academia) and also see my invited comment:  and the comment from Kevin Dye.

We had to base our presentation at the OAC in Crete on this book and did the extra step of putting some efforts of practitioneers of the Structured Dialogic Design Method into perspective. So please see the presentation slides and maybe get a pre-release draft dopy of the forthcomming publication as outlined below:

At the Orthodox Academy in Crete this September a session was designed to provide some insight into dialogue design for tackling GLocal Issues. We presented the state of dialogue to adress the Problematique and some "experiments" to bridge sources, approaches, technologies.... Please check prospective new methods and tests new approaches to test the "gargantuan" challenges across cultures, domains, mindsets, scales. .... Please see below the event, the presentations, and the forthcoming publications.
SAPREJ-12: Sustainable Alternatives for Poverty Reduction and Ecological Justice
Institute of Theology and Ecology of the OAC, International Ecological and Multidisciplinary Conferences
"Religion and Science can provide solutions for sustainability problems“ - September 29, 2012, OAC, Chania, Greece
ATTENTION: Ihe print version is about to hit the streets ! I have changed the title a little and base also on the presentations of Alexander Chirstakis and Yiannis Laouris at the HSSS Conference 2012, 5-7 July, 2012, see: Democracy in [R]evolution: *** Connecting ... Please check the proceedings from Cambridge ScholarPublishing.
 
here an outline of our session in Chania/Kolympari at the OAC:  
Structured Dialogic Design and Deliberations: looking back 40 years, announcing the new publication: STRATEGIC ARTICULATION OF ACTIONS TO COPE WITH THE HUGE CHALLENGES OF OUR WORLD TODAY, and presenting project around the world, and discussing future potentials for tackling highly complex challenges, creating policy options, and socio-cultural cohesion across scales and media.

Local Host, Introduction and Moderation:
Maria Kakoulaki, Journalist, Board Member of "Institute for 21st Century Agoras“, Associate "Cyprus Future Worlds Center“
STRUCTURAL DIALOGIC DESIGN – state of the art SDD applications from Cyprus, Canada, USA, Mexico, …
A MODEL DISCOVERD IS SUPERIOR TO A MODEL DELIVERED
Alexander Christakis, Founding President "Institute for 21st Century Agoras“
Coordination and Presentation:
A HOLISTIC APPROACH TO COPE WITH THE MILLENNIUM PROJECT 15 GLOBAL CHALLENGES
Heiner Benking, Council of Global Issues, Tagore-Einstein-Council, Open-Forum, Independent Journalist and Scholar
part of the presentation is a short introduction of the new publication:
STRATEGIC ARTICULATION OF ACTIONS TO COPE WITH THE HUGE CHALLENGES OF OUR WORLD TODAY -  A Platform for Reflection by Reynaldo Treviño Cisneros and Bethania Arango Hisijara

This are the slides: 
http://benking.de/futures/connecting-dots&spaces.pdf  a publication and documentation is in progress. Please come back later, meanwhile maybe check the slides and texts in progress. For more and the context please check: 
http://de.slideshare.net/benking

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