Global X-Network Conference in Prague
1) Security Task Force: Interdisciplinary look at security. What are the next big things to work on? What are the vulnerabilities not dealt with or discussed? How can our research assist and inform Chief Security Officers?
2) Resilience Measurement Task Force: Low probability high impact risks as a source of success: The challenge of Resilience Management Monday April 20th 09:00 D. Storch: Scientific Seminar organized by X-Center Prague Radovan Haluzík: Why Do Boys Go to War: Living in a Time of Activist Revolutions and Activist War Conflicts (...from the post-communist ethnic conflicts of the 1990s to current wars in the Arab world, Muslim Africa and Ukraine) Cyril Říha: Uncertainty in Cities Petr Pokorný: Holocene X-events. Some iconic examples within an expanded timescale 11.00 J. Casti: "Theory of Surprise" development 11.20 C. Watanabe: Dependency on Un-captured GDP as a Source of Resilience Beyond Economic Value 12.00 - 14.30 Task Forces Discussions in smaller Groups over lunch
1) Trust Task Force: The Global X-network researchers have studied shock response and sources of resilience in global industries, national resilience, regional (urban) resilience and resilience at the organization level. The common denominator of resilience of successful cases across the different research scopes is trust.
2) Urban Resilience and Rockefeller Proposal Task Force: What does Resilience mean in Human Communities? 14:30 Christian Fjäder: Uncertainty and Resilience in International Relations 14.50 Roger Jones: The science of inequality 15.10 J. Ramirez-Marquez: Multidimensional Approach for Comparison of System Resilience Analysis Best 16.00 K. Minami: Resilience performance and competence 16.20 Anna Kotsalo-Mustonen: Present article draft for the book project 16:40 L. Ilmola: Agent-Based Models and resilience 17:00 B. Fox: Status of books in process; Wrap Up, Action Items 17:30 We will leave together and go by tram and ferry to the restaurant http://restaurace.cisarska-louka.cz/ on an island. Note: this walk would be a “terraine vague” excursion led by Radovan Haluzík, David Storch and other CTS members. Tuesday April 21st 9.30 Round Table Open discussion
Projects not presented on Monday & Tuesday
Task Force Theme discussions: Collaboration Opportunities & Update on Research Tools 11.00 Grant proposal in process - Platform economy – how others can contribute 12.00 Closing remarks 14.00 World 2050 discussion at Charles University moderated by Leena Ilmola
CTS was in 2014-5 a member of the X-Center Network, which brings together multidisciplinary researchers and practitioners from different countries to build tools for decision makers and to research uncertainties, complexities and extreme events and their impact on human systems.
Financial support for the membership of CTS was provided by Karel Janeček.