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LOCATION: Reutlingen, Germany
FACILITATION LANGUAGES: English, Deutsch (German)
AFFILIATION: Professor of Strategy at ESB Business School
EVENT TYPES: The En-ROADS Climate Workshop, The En-ROADS Guided Assignment
AUDIENCE TYPES: Business, Community organization, Educators, Government / policymakers, Students

Florian Kapmeier is Professor of Strategy at ESB Business School at Reutlingen University, Germany. He received his doctorate from the University of Stuttgart on “Interorganizational Learning in Learning Alliances”. He has strengthened his academic profile with research visits at MIT Sloan School of Management (Cambridge, USA), McGill University (Montréal, Canada), University of Lugano (Switzerland), and Emlyon Business School (Lyon, France). For his research and teaching activities, he links the System Dynamics methodology with empirical research on theory development and testing, focusing on organizational aspects of the understanding of complexity, increasingly addressing environmental sustainability issues.

Regarding the latter, he works closely with the Climate Interactive to raise awareness of the consequences of climate change, using the suite of Climate Interactive’s simulation models. Florian has collaborated closely with Climate Interactive to develop the En-ROADS Climate Workshop, the Climate Action Simulation Game, and resources for the World Climate Simulation. In addition, he has helped translate both event materials and website resources for the World Climate Simulation. Florian has facilitated numerous En-ROADS and World Climate events with groups between 12-60+ people since 2014, from high-school and university students to corporate and political policy makers.

Further, Florian is a founding member of the German System Dynamics Society, served as its President, is a member of the jury of the Dana Meadows Award of the System Dynamics Society, and serves on the policy council of the System Dynamics Society.



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