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20: Games Politicians Should Play

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Hauptschule
Breakout / Simulation
english language

Many policy failures result from inadequate appreciation of the diversity of ways decisions are made at all levels of society. A variety of new gaming methodologies have emerged to fill this gap, allowing policy makers to analyse how problems emerge in complex systems and where points of policy intervention may lie. In this session participants will be embedded in a gaming environment – not only will they learn about gaming applications in policy and decision making but they will also directly experience how games can help to tackle complex social and ecological problems.

Game Development Specialist, Centre for Systems Solutions - CRS, Wroclaw Chair
Research Scholar, Risk and Resilience Water, IIASA - International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg; Program Leader, Centre for Systems Solutions, Wroclaw Chair
Deputy Director, Program on "Risk, Policy, Vulnerability", IIASA - International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg Chair

Lukasz JARZABEK

Game Development Specialist, Centre for Systems Solutions - CRS, Wroclaw

Knowledge Base Administrator, CRS - Centre for Systems Solutions, Wroclaw Web Portal Administrator & Game Tester, project "Challenges of Sustainable Development in Poland", CRS - Centre for Systems Solutions, Wroclaw E-learning Administrator & Technical Support, The Sendzimir Foundation, Warsaw Game Development & Promotion Specialist, Game "Green&Great", CRS - Centre for Systems Solutions, Wroclaw Game Designer, "Budget Game. Activation of the Citizens of Lublin in the Field of Participatory Budgeting Project", CRS - Centre for Systems Solutions, Wroclaw Game Development Specialist, Trainer, "Green Games. Libraries and NGOs Involve Youth in the Game for Nature", CRS - Centre for Systems Solutions, Wroclaw
2008-2010
2010-2012
since 2011
since 2012
since 2014
since 2014

Dr. Piotr MAGNUSZEWSKI

Research Scholar, Risk and Resilience Water, IIASA - International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg; Program Leader, Centre for Systems Solutions, Wroclaw

Assistant Professor, Institute of Physics, Wroclaw University of Technology, Wroclaw Adjunct Professor, Institute of Physics, Wroclaw University of Technology, Wroclaw Research Scholar, International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg Programme Leader, Centre for Systems Solutions, Wroclaw
1998-2000
2000-2009
since 2005
since 2006

Dr. Reinhard MECHLER

Deputy Director, Program on "Risk, Policy, Vulnerability", IIASA - International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg

Research Assistant, Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Mannheim Ph. D. researcher, University of Karlsruhe Research scholar, IIASA - International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg Leader research group "Disasters, Adaptation and Development", IIASA - International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg Senior lecturer, WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Vienna
 Ph.D. in Economics, University of Karlsruhe
1994-1998
1998-2001
1999-2006
2006-2013
since 2009

Political Symposium

show timetable

29.08.2015

16:00 - 17:30The Grand Bargain of Humanitarian Assistance: How to Mobilise More Aid and Make It More Effective?Partner

30.08.2015

09:00 - 10:00Genocide: Terminology, Dimension, PreventionPartner
12:00 - 14:00OpeningPlenary
14:30 - 16:00Muddling Through or Starting Anew?Plenary
16:30 - 18:00Maintaining Peace and Security in Times of Growing InstabilityPlenary
17:30 - 19:00Focusing on Security PolicyPartner
18:00 - 20:00ReceptionSocial
20:00 - 21:30Young Talents – Los ColoradosCulture

31.08.2015

06:00 - 07:00Breakfast ClubBreakout
07:30 - 10:00Breakout Session 01: Success! The Do’s and Don’ts of Changemaking in EuropeBreakout
07:30 - 10:00Breakout Session 02: Wartime Journalism: The Case of UkraineBreakout
07:30 - 10:00Breakout Session 03: Losing Out: Paths to Radicalism?Breakout
07:30 - 10:00Breakout Session 04: Austria in the EU: 20 Years of Experiences and ExpectationsBreakout
07:30 - 10:00Breakout Session 05: Eradication of Energy Poverty: A Key to Reducing InequalityBreakout
07:30 - 10:00Breakout Session 06: New Paradigms for European SecurityBreakout
07:30 - 10:00Breakout Session 07: Does the EU Drive (In-)Equality?Breakout
07:30 - 10:00Breakout Session 08: Inequality of Outcome and Inequality of Opportunity: Two Incompatible Sides of the Same Coin?Breakout
07:30 - 10:00Breakout Session 09: Interoperability in Humanitarian Operations: From Coexistence to CooperationBreakout
07:30 - 10:00Breakout Session 10: Young Refugees in Europe: Missed Opportunities – Future Chances?Breakout
10:00 - 11:30Lunch ReceptionSocial
11:30 - 14:00Breakout Session 11: Inclusiveness: The Key to Sustained ProsperityBreakout
11:30 - 14:00Breakout Session 12: Authoritarianism on the Rise: A New Global Competitor for DemocracyBreakout
11:30 - 14:00Breakout Session 13: The Unequal State: How Inequality Blocks Society’s Creativity and How to Achieve Radical ChangeBreakout
11:30 - 14:00Breakout Session 14: Integrating People | Knowledge | Potential: Recognition of Migrant’s SkillsBreakout
11:30 - 14:00Breakout Session 15: The EU Member States: Giants, Dwarfs and Those in Between?Breakout
11:30 - 14:00Breakout Session 16: Towards More Union in European DefenceBreakout
11:30 - 14:00Breakout Session 17: How to Make TTIP Inclusive for All? Towards a Fair World Trade OrderBreakout
11:30 - 14:00Breakout Session 18: Sustainable Development Goals: Why Should Europe Care?Breakout
11:30 - 14:00Breakout Session 19: The Inequality of Climate ChangeBreakout
11:30 - 14:00Breakout Session 20: Games Politicians Should PlayBreakout
15:00 - 16:30Dead-End Europe? Asylum and Refugee Policy in FocusPlenary
17:00 - 18:30The EU and Russia: Rivals, Opponents, Partners?Plenary
19:00 - 20:30CANCELED – Late Night Talk: Islam, “Islamic State” and ViolencePlenary

01.09.2015

07:00 - 07:30InDignityPlenary
07:30 - 08:15Existential RisksPlenary
08:45 - 10:15Sustainable Development Goals: From Aspirations to RealityPlenary
10:15 - 10:30Concluding RemarksPlenary