Inaugural Conference: Western Complex Systems

Western Research and the Complex Adaptive Systems (CAS) Lab host the inaugural Western Complex Systems Conference on March 30, 2022.

This one-day conference highlights the application of complexity theory and systems thinking across disciplines. Across vast diversity in fields, methodologies, and domain expertise, the common thread is curiosity about the ways that nonlinear dynamics and systemic thinking invite us to understand and respond to our world.

Read more and register here.

CRHESI members may be interested in the following sessions:

4:00 pm EST- Thinking About Racism and Colonialism through the Lens of Complexity Theory: A Literature Review Presented by Maya Lalji and Martina Ye (4995F/4996G CAS Lab / CRHESI practicum placement students), Faculty of Health Sciences, Western University

4:30 pm EST – Shapeshifters, Systems Thinking and Settler Colonial Logic: Expanding the Framework of Analysis of Indigenous Health Equity Presented by Lana Ray, Indigenous Research Chair in Decolonial Futures, Assistant Professor, Indigenous Learning, Lakehead University and Lloy Wylie, Associate Professor, Public Health, Pathology, Psychiatry and Anthropology, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University