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We aim to bring the academic, business and policy makers of ISPIM together to tackle very big and difficult challenges in host regions.

Wicked problems are characterised by a high level of uncertainty, fuzzy often open system boundaries, varies interdependencies, various stakeholders, high dynamics and various cause-effect loops. This requires novel ways, including design thinking, to identify potential solutions.

 

Our aim is to bring the full force of the ISPIM community together to help tackle such tasks. Wicked problems can be for the region as a whole but also for key enterprises within.

 

Anton Kriz and Matthias Guertler, the co-chairs of the SIG bring together a wealth of industry, academic and policy experience. Using a new approach called "WickSprint", their aim is to bring out the best from the audience but also to have some fun.

 

In the true spirit of innovation management, the two Chairs are focused on capacity to implement and execute rather than simply generating ideas.

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Get Involved

If you are a researcher, a practitioner, a consultant, a community & business developer, an entrepreneur affected and/or interested in tackling wicked problems, this SIG is for you.

We will be happy to discuss opportunities of collaboration and bring you to. Please write to us. 

CURRENT ACTIVITIES & RESOURCES

  • BERLIN TOURISM CHALLENGE

    Details to follow

MEET THE TEAM

  • ANTON KRIZ

    Australian National University

  • MATTHIAS GÜRTLER

    University of Technology Sydney

PAST ACTIVITIES

  • FLORENCE 2019

  • STOCKHOLM 2018

    • Providing cost-effective Healthcare in Sweden

  • BOSTON 2018

    • The impact of Autonomous Vehicles on the City

  • MELBOURNE 2017

    • Tackling Plastics in the Ocean

  • VIENNA 2017

    • The impact of Autonomous Vehicles on the City

  • TORONTO 2017

    • The Mining Company of the Future in Cooperation with Barrick

  • PORTO 2016

    • Porto - Smart City

  • BRISBANE 2015

    • Saving the Great Barrier Reef for Future Generations

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