The Members and Partners Day of the Relational Thinking Network (RTN) will be at St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, on Friday 30 September 2016.

The Members and Partners Day is a place where you can create and build relationships and where corporately and individually we can make progress in our thinking about how the ideas of Relational Thinking work out in our lives and world.

Our keynote speaker this year will be Dr Paul Mills, Senior Economist with the IMF (speaking in his own capacity), who will be speaking on the topic “Beyond Financial Capital: Relational Solutions to Global Financial  Instability”.

The Programme:

8.30 am Arrival and registration
9.00 am Welcome
9.05 am Introduction to the dayDr Michael Schluter
9.15 am Keynote Address: ‘Beyond Financial Capital; Relational Solutions to Global Financial Instability’

Followed by questions.

Dr Paul Mills, IMF London office (speaking in a personal capacity)

10.15 am Coffee
10.45 am Relational Schools. An update on goals, approach, research findings, plans for the next stage, followed by questions

Dr Rob Loe, Research Director, Relational Schools

11.30 am Relational Peacebuilding Initiatives. The way forward

Beris Gwynne, Chairman, Relational Peacebuilding Initiatives

Dr Jeremy Ive, Director for Political Process, Relational Peacebuilding Initiatives

12.00 pm Relationships Foundation. Progress on projects relating to Family Policy and practice and update on the work of the Marriage Foundation.

Michael Trend, Executive Director, Relationships Foundation

John Ashcroft, Research Director, Relationships Foundation

12.30 pm Lunch
1.45 pm ‘Measuring and Managing Relationships in Healthcare Systems’. The work of Whole Systems Partnership.

Peter Lacey, Partner, Whole Systems Partnership

2.15 pm ‘Measuring Relationships within and between Commercial Organisations’

Renuma Ltd., KPMG and Neate Associates and Relational Analytics

Tim Young, Director of Strategy, Renuma

Vincent Neate, CEO, Relationship Capital Strategies Limited

Prabhu Guptara, Executive Board Member, Relational Anaytics


3.00 pm Group discussion
3.45 pm Tea
4.15 pm Panel discussion. Comments on the day’s presentations and questions from the floor.

Michael Schluter

Beris Gwynne

Prabhu Guptara

5.00 pm Close

So, bring your questions, thoughts and comments and be open to learn as you hopefully join us and others in the extended Network for what is likely going to be another thought provoking and inspiring event.

The cost is £65. To sign up, or to find out more, please email Joshua Hemmings at