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Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Past Presidents' Reflections: Dr. Gary Metcalf
Location: online
Time: 12pm to 2pm
Past Presidents' Reflections: Gary Metcalf
Gary S. Metcalf, PhD was ISSS President for the 2008 conference year.  He served as President / Vice President for the International Federation for Systems Research from 2002 to 2018, and is a Fellow of the IFSR.  His background includes work as a family therapist; as a manager in large corporations; and 20 years of teaching MBA and PhD students in systems theories, management, leadership, and research methods, in the US, Finland, and India.  He has taught, consulted, and conducted research with the US Government, IKEA, and with Service Systems projects in Tokyo.  He has published and edited volumes in three different series for Springer.  
Gary’s most recent work has focused on human issues related to climate change.  This presentation will address the challenges of understanding current global changes, and the potential for designing better futures.