Annual Retreat June 2008
Complexity DTC Annual Conference
When: 12:30pm, Mon, 16 Jun '08 - 10am, Thu, 19 Jun '08
Where: Stanton Guild House (alternate link ), located between Broadway and Cheltenham
How to get there by car from Warwick Campus: instructions.pdf
If you arrive from somewhere else please consult the intstructions on the website of the Guildhouse.
NOTE: The Guildhouse has stated that upon arrival, you may park your car in a space by the house to unload, but please then move your car back down to the lower car park (you'll see it on the way up).
The schedule is given below and here: schedule.pdf
Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons and the evenings are free for discussions/group activities etc.
Please bring leisure equipment, outdoor (football, cricket, frisbee...) and indoor (chess board, cards...), and shoes for hiking.
Towels and all bedding will be provided, but you will need to bring your own toiletries.
Students: Jason Brentnall, Paul Chleboun, Marina Diakonova, Steven Hill, Peter Jones, Jamie Luo, James Porter, Tristan Webb
Staff/Co-directors: Robin Ball, Colm Connaughton, Frances Griffiths, Stefan Grosskinsky, Vassili Kolokoltsov, Robert MacKay, Yasmin Merali, Phil Richardson, Rajat Roy, Ellak Somfai, Yulia Timofeeva
External partners: Sadie Creese (WMG), Nick Gaunt (NHS), Al Saje (Jaguar & Land Rover)
Monday, June 16
|14:00 – 16:00
|| SSLC meeting and general review of the DTC’s direction
|16:30 – 18:00||Three Student mini-project presentations|
|18:00 – 19:00||
Pre-dinner talk by Sadie Creese (WMG)
Tuesday, June 17
|9:00 – 11:00|| Complexity staff scientific presentations by RCUK fellows
Colm Connaughton, Ellak Somfai, Yulia Timofeeva
|11:00 – 12:00||Visionary talk on Warwick Complexity by Robert MacKay|
|12:00 – 13:00||Two Student mini-project presentations|
|18:00 – 19:00|| Pre-dinner talk by Nick Gaunt (NHS)
Confronting complexity: some stories of healthcare management
Wednesday, June 18
|9:00 – 10:00|| Transferrable skills session by Robert MacKay
Project and supervision management
|10:00 – 11:00|| Transferrable skills session by Robin Ball
Effective scientific communication
|11:30 – 13:00||Three Student mini-project presentations|
|18:00 – 19:00|| Pre-dinner talk by Al Saje (Jaguar & Land Rover)
Examples of complexity in the automotive industry
Thursday, June 19
|10:00||Return to Warwick|