8 - 11 September 2020
Welcome to the STS Roundtable meeting 2020 in Trondheim, Norway! We will present the agenda and open the registration in March. But we can already now promise you lively debates, plenty learning opportunities, company visits, interesting presentations, nice food, at least one fjord (!), and the best colleagues you could ever meet! The pre-conference is September 8th and situated at The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim. The main conference is September 9th to 11th at Clarion Hotel Brattøra in Trondheim.
Associate Professor of Organization development at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway. She holds a PhD in Action Research and Organization development from the same university. Finnestrand’s research area is action research in the fields of organization development, industrial relations, and socio-technical systems design. She is currently deputy editor of the Springer journal Systemic Practice and Action Research and on the editorial reviewer board of the Emerald journal The Learning Organization .
Johan E. Ravn
Professor of Leadership and organization at Nord University, Norway and senior research scientist at the SINTEF foundation. Research interests include organization, leadership, collaborative industrial relations, and sociotechnical systems theory, and he has conducted action research in many manufacturing systems. He has published and been guest editor in several journals, and in September 2019 he co-organized a special issue on “Socio-Technical Systems Thinking in Manufacturing” for the open access journal European Journal of Workplace innovation.
Assistant Professor of Organizational Design and Development at the Nijmegen School of Management of Radboud University. He obtained a PhD from Delft University of Technology. His research focuses on organizational design in temporary organizations that operate in crisis contexts, such as the expeditionary organizations of the (Dutch) armed forces and crisis management organizations. Matthijs was part of the multidisciplinary research team that evaluated national crisis response organization that was established after the disaster with flight MH17.
How to get to Trondheim
Trondheim Airport Værnes is approximately 30 km north east of Trondheim.
Train to Trondheim: Trondheim Central station is situated at the outskirts of the city centre, within walking distance to the hotel.
Getting around in Trondheim
Administrative and practical issues:
Laila Bergsrønning Øyangen