Complexity, Agents, Volatility, Evidence and Scale


International Workshop on Complexity, Policy and Agents

The CAVES Project will hold an international workshop on complexity issues. This workshop will take place on 23 April 2008 in Manchester as part of the final project meeting of CAVES. Its aim is to disseminate the knowledge gained in the CAVES project and make it available to stakeholders. These are policy makers and analysts involved with the three case studies in Scotland, Poland and South Africa.

The workshop will comprise presentations of the results of the CAVES project, discussions with stakeholders and a break-out session to produce ideas on how best to continue and expand the innovative methodology developed in CAVES.

The workshop is funded by GIACS, i.e. members of GIACS projects will be able to receive funding for travel costs.

Workshop Date and Venue

The workshop will take place on Wednesday 23 April 2008 at the Manchester Metropolitan University Business School, Aytoun Building, Aytoun Street, Manchester M1 3GH.

The Business School is situated in Manchester city centre and is easily accessible by public transport. Please refer to the online available directions and map for further details.

Workshop Programme


Presentations and discussion


Coffee break


Presentations and discussion




Break-out session


Coffee break


Final discussion and closing session


End of workshop

Workshop participants are welcome to join the project members for dinner that evening to celebrate the successful end of the CAVES project. Location to be announced.

Workshop Fees

There is a notational charge of GPB 10 (Euro 12) per person to cover the cost of lunch and coffee breaks. The dinner will cost GPB 25 (Euro 32) per person.


If you would like to attend the workshop, please send an email to the CAVES project. Please indicate if you would like to join us for dinner or not.

The deadline for registration is 16 April 2008.

A short report of the event including list of participants and speakers is available: CAVES_Workshop_Report.pdf

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