“Transforming public engagement processes–
Playing the Game of Growth”
Professor Alister Scott (BSBE)
Monday 16th December 2013
12pm – 2pm
The special session will enable staff to participate in a consultation event for the Greater
Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) spatial plan; however this will
not be your normal consolation sessionas it will involve you playingthe game of growth!!
The development of games is a major initiative within the Centre for Environment and
Society Research (CESR). Games help the public engage with complex issues in a fun, but
informative manner. So rather than just hearing about it you are encouraged to come along
and play the game and then feedback how this transforms public engagement processes. In
so doing, you are also helping the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise
Partnership (GBSLEP) as part of their consultation.
This work forms part of a larger research project led by Alister Scott, which is part of the
National Ecosystem Assessment, afollow-on project funded by UK Research Councils and the
To register your interest (and to help with my planning) please ‘accept’ this meeting
request, or e-mail Ian.McDonald@bcu.ac.uk
Refreshments will be provided…..