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Professional Associations and Networks

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Project Management Institute (PMI) is a “professional membership association for the project, program and portfolio management profession.” It focuses on “global advocacy, collaboration, education and research” and aims to mature “the profession of project management through its globally recognized standards, certifications, resources, tools, academic research, publications, professional development courses, and networking opportunities. As part of […]
“Research to Action (R2A) is an initiative catering for the strategic and practical needs of people trying to improve the way development research is communicated and utilised.” The mission of R2A is to “guide and support effective research engagement and communication. The result of which can ‘help give research a chance’ to inform decision-making processes, […]
The SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) Transformations Forum “is founded on the belief that the many pressing challenges facing the world, its ecosystems and societies today require transformation rather than incremental change and superficial trade-offs. At the core of such transformations is a fundamental shift in social-ecological relationships that can help people and nature thrive together.” […]
The Society for Decision Making Under Deep Uncertainty (DMDU) is “a multi-disciplinary association of professionals working to improve processes, methods, and tools for decision making under deep uncertainty, facilitate their use in practice, and foster effective and responsible decision making in our rapidly changing world… Deep uncertainty exists when parties to a decision do not […]
“The Society for Human Ecology (SHE) is an international interdisciplinary professional society that promotes the use of an ecological perspective in research, education, and application.” Of particular relevance to i2S is that SHE’s goals include to “Identify problems, discover their origins, examine possible solutions and their implications, and then make recommendations for implementing those solutions.” […]
The Society for Implementation Research Collaboration (SIRC) is “dedicated to facilitating communication and collaboration between implementation research teams, researchers, and community providers. SIRC aims to bring together researchers and stakeholders committed to the rigorous evaluation of implementation” of Evidence Based Psychosocial Interventions (EBPI). SIRC runs a biennial conference dedicated to facilitating communication and collaboration between […]
The Society for Judgment and Decision Making (SJDM) “is an interdisciplinary academic organization dedicated to the study of normative, descriptive, and prescriptive theories of judgments and decisions. Its members include psychologists, economists, organizational researchers, decision analysts, and other decision researchers”. The society holds an annual meeting, and has published a book series, alongside producing an […]
“The Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) is a multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, scholarly, international society that provides an open forum for all those who are interested in risk analysis. Risk analysis is broadly defined to include risk assessment, risk characterization, risk communication, risk management, and policy relating to risk, in the context of risks of concern to […]
The purpose of the Society of Policy Scientists is to “advance knowledge and practice in the policy sciences in the service of human dignity for all. Consistent with this basic purpose, the Society encourages and supports research, practice, and education in the policy sciences. Whether the problems are local, regional, international, or planetary, the policy […]
The System Dynamics Society is “devoted to encouraging the development and use of System Dynamics and systems thinking around the world.” It “provides a forum in which researchers, educators, students, consultants and practitioners in the academic, corporate and public sectors interact to keep abreast of current developments, build on each other’s work and introduce newcomers […]

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