September/October 2019 i2S News published

Type: Newsletter
Link (eg, website, PDF, MP3): Website link

Welcome to the September/October i2S News! It contains information about additions and changes to the resources (tools, journals, professional associations and networks) on the i2S website ( The News also provides a list of the latest blog posts on the Integration and Implementation Insights blog ( It also features recommended and upcoming conferences from the list at

Three additional items that may be of interest:

  1. The launch of the ITD-Alliance – a global alliance for inter- and transdisciplinary research and education. The website is at: The plan for the next year is to focus on the formal establishment of the alliance overseen by a transitional board. Enquiries about membership by individuals and organisations are also welcome.
  2. Invitation to contribute to an article collection on ‘Expertise in integration and implementation for transformative research’ ( Contributions are welcome until December 2020 covering “the specialised knowledge, skills, competencies and dispositional attributes required to, for example, identify which disciplinary and stakeholder knowledges are relevant, synthesise different perspectives, manage power imbalances and legacies of colonisation in researching problems, and accommodate conflicting values and world views, including across different cultures.”
  3. The journal Evidence & Policy has just published an open-access special issue on co-creation in knowledge production and implementation:;jsessionid=h4kl1bjp6m6lq.x-ic-live-03.

i2S News features a range of resources which have been added to the i2S website in the last few months, and this includes:

    • Featured Tool:
      • Delphi technique
      • Collaborative conceptual modelling (updated tool)
    • Latest i2Insights Blog Posts:
      • There have been 6 new contributions since the last i2S News
    • Featured Journal:
      • Decision Analysis
    • Featured Professional Associations:
      • International Society for Knowledge and Systems Sciences
      • ITD Alliance
    • Featured Conferences:
      • Society for Decision Making Under Deep Uncertainty 2019 Annual Meeting
      • International Association for Impact Assessment 2020 Conference
      • 11th Annual International Science of Team Science Conference – 2020

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