Sharing (my) Milestones ... the
sequence and logic of above ideas and developments
1977- government advisor, database map and surveys expert, technical co-ordinator/editor Ministry, Kindom of Saudi Arabia
1982 computer graphics for Management and Marketing, WORLD COMPUTER GRAPHICS ASSOCIATION keynote
1985 token ring networks, first articles in Europe on APOLLO DOMAIN technology
1987 SCIENTIFIC GRAPHICS lectures for IBM Executive Briefing Center
1987 'visual demagogy' - Potential and hazards in environmental data visualisation, GI, German Society for Informatics
1989 Flying Magnifying Glass, co-founder of TOPOGRAMM, ge-ecological advanced research, data aquisition and management, articles in BILD DER WISSENSCHAFT
1989 LOCAL CHANGE assessment in GLOBAL CHANGE Moscow conference review
1989 start up consulting VOI Association - OPTICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS
1990 GLOBAL CHANGE- Challenges of Science and Politics, poster text of some displays and model BLACK BOX - Rubic's Cube of Ecology for German Chancellery on behalf of the WHITE House Conference on Global Change
1990 preparing and calling in international database expert group meetings to harmonise environmental information world-wide. Mandate of G7 environmental experts and the German SRU, UNEP-HEM
1990 INFORMATION ABOUT ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION, Preparation, Discussion Paper and Proposal for the first UNEP-HEM Intern.Expert Group Meeting, EARTHWATCH REPORT 1991, UNEP- HEM, Munich and Nairobi
1991 Harmonization of Environmental Measurement, with: Keune, H. et al. , GeoJournal, 23.3, KLUWER
1991- co-developer and member of the steering committee of the CONSULTATIVE, a moderated mediation approach
1991 active participation with lasting results in the EARTH SUMMIT preparation conference with Draeger Foundation
1991 UTECH '91 OST WEST Conference Umwelttechnik - Zusammenarbeit zwischen Ost- und Westeuropa, Prepartion of Main TOPIC theme: UMWELTMANGEMENT- Faktor Information & Organization, with BDI, UBA, AWV, B.A.U.M., Ecosystem Group, PSI, Springer Verlag1991-95 CONSULTATIVE - member of steering committee to develop mediation guidelines cookbook)
1992- Academy for Security and co-operation in Europe, organization of workshops and reviewing meeting strategies (see raound table time sharing ideas below as developed and masterminded in co-operation with Anthony J. N. Judge, and put to test
1992 Acess and Assimilation: Pivotal Environmental Information Challenges, Linking, Archiving, and Exploiting Multi-Lingual Multi-Scale Environmental Information Repositories, with Kampffmeyer, U. , GeoJournal 26.3, KLUWER Bridges and a Masterplan for Islands of Data in a Labyrinth of Economic and Environmental Information, - The HEMIS Design Proposal as a Subset and Extention of Retrieval and Information Management Systems, Workshop M and Systems Presentations, 13th ICSU-CODATA, Beijing Harmonization of Environmental Meta-Information with a Thesaurus-based multi-lingual and multi-medial Information
1992 LOCAL AND GLOBAL CHANGE exhibition of 15 International organisations, geotechnica , Cologne
1992 90th birthday (in memoriam) of Hans Jonas presentation. Hans Jonas did prepare this event as one of his last activities
1992 Our View of Life is too flat, workshop and poster, coverage in Finsish media and Knowledge Spiral Children Newsletter zur World Futures Studies Federation (WFSF), Turku 1994 The Hyperlink ECO-CUBE: Proposing a Knowledge Panorama for Clearinghouse Organisation & (Environmental) Education, Computer-based Environmental Education, IFIP - GI Hamburg
1993 ALFRED WEGENER FOUNDATION - exhibition and starting geotechnica fair - market place of the Earth, as advisor to the AWS President, creating the IMAGE PROFILE and poster exhibition for the AWS
1993 Linking Hetereogeneous Data for Multipurpose Applications: A Conceptual Superstructure, outline in co-operation with P.Uhlir NAS/NRC Washington and Anthony Judge, UIA Brussels
1993 ISY - ESSIS, International Space Year (ISY) onference on Earth and SpaceScience Information Systems (ESSIS), Pasadena, with Kampffmeyer, U.
1993 CHILDREN Workshops, e.g. 'our view of Life
is too flat' WFSF, Turku 'Be and feel Part of Life and Nature'
1993 Harmonization Exhibition, poster for UNEP HEM and various META-DATABSE internationals expert group meetings
1993 Leitziel: Interdisziplinaere Umweltwissenschaft, Prinzip Verantwortung - Wege zu einer integralen Umweltwissenschaft; Symposium in memoriam Hans Jonas, with: Schwitte, J.: Evangelische Akademie Hofgeismar und Fachbereich Evangelische Theologie der Philipps Universitaet Marburg, Hofgeismar 1993
1994 Visual Access and Assimilation Strategies to prestructure Bodies of Environmental Knowledge: Proposals and Lessons Learned, with Brauer, G., International Society for Knowledge Organisation, Bratislava
1994 A Conceptual Superstructure of Knowledge - Quality and Content in Organisation, Management, and Awareness, with Brauer G.W., Grossmann W.D.: Information for Global Understanding of Environmental Problems: A proposal for visually displaying a knowledge meta-base, ICSU-CODATA Chambery
1994 Preparation of 3day program for Robert Jungk's 80th birthday, Graz, review of participatory developments and models
1994 Design Considerations for Spatial Metaphors - Reflections on Viewpoint Transportation Systems, with: - Judge, A.J.N.: acm- ECHT, Edinburgh - with focus on merging and morphing views and metaphors, http://iguwnext.tuwien.ac.at/~andreas/ECHT94.WS.Benking.html
1994 Proposing a Conceptual Superstructure - A Work Report and a Vision toexplore issue-scapes as virtual landscapes, FIG XX, Melbourne, this paper was a key-note on behalf of the Director Noel BROWN of UNEP in New York, to review the Callenges in Search for Policy with special emphasis on the AGENDA 21 and possible contributions of SCIENCE. The objectives to which the presented paper was to give a perspective, were to highlighted as an alternative path towards the Objectives and Challenges after the Earth Summit, or more to the point: ? establish common frames of reference, ? develop common understanding, ? common levels of co-operation and common strategies, ? mobilise best and brightest, ? harness capabilities, ? initiate more solid foundations for policies and strategies, gauge the human prospectus, ...keynote for Noel BROWN, Director UNEP RONA, in Melbourne
1995 Club of Rome report on capacity to govern : applied to Climate Issues, with Dror, Y.: UN- Climate Conference, March, Berlin, in combiantion with the climate summit paprers for the ASCE Academy for the Security and co-operation in Europe and exhibition of 15 Organisations in the International Corner .
1995 A Robust Path to Global Stability: Touch but Feasible, with: Brauer, G.W., Fliedner, T.M., Greiner, C., Malaska, P., Morath, K., Pestel, R., Radermacher, F.J.: Group IV: Futures and Economy, and: OPTICS OF ETHICS - Scales, Horizons, Proportions, and Consequences in Perspective, Group III: Eco-Philosophy/Environmental Ethics, World Futures Studies Federation Conference Futures Beyond Poverty, Nairobi
1995 UN Climate Summit joint theses with Y. Dror, Club of Rome, CAPACITY TO GOVERN
1995 Sinwelten und Fluchtwelten, Univeritaet Tuebingen, Studium Generale
1995 OPEN FORUM with MAGIC ROUND TABLES at the INTERNATIONAL PEACE UNIVERSITY (Proposal and Co-ordination in co-operation with F.Lenser)
1995 CHANCEN 2000, CeBIT Hanover forum, NETZE UND GEFLECHTE IN NATUR UND GESELLSCHAFT, podium and exponat, press coverage in Hanover FAIR media: Zusammenhaenge (be)greifbar machen
1995 The Art of Conversation - Civilized & Open Dialogue - flat and deep dialogues in spaces of meaning, Organization of Conversation series in co-operation with Berlin-IONS
1995 OPTICS OF ETHICS and ROBUST PATHS, papers for 'Futures beyond Poverty', World Future Studies Federation
1995 Kreatives Problemloesen durch Querdenken, ThueringenOlympiade Technik im Rahmen von Jugend forscht , Rede vor der Preisverleihung; Paedagogische Hochschule Erfurt/Muehlhausen
1996 Generation, Transportation and Composition of Viewpoints and Perspectives; In: Creativity and Cognition 2, Intersections between Art, Technology & Science, Loughborough College of Art and Design
1996 Mental Models, Metaphors, and the Mind s Eye - Orientation and Mapping in Spaces of Meaning, VISION Plus 2 SEHEN, FUEHLEN, VERSTEHEN:Kontroversielle Ansichten ueber Entwicklungen auf dem Gebiet der Kommunikation, IIID Internationales Institut fuer Informations Design.
1996 Situation Rooms - Situation Spaces, WACRA , Munich
1996 Neue Horizonte und Orientierungen dank einer Architektur fuer Denkraeme In: MENSCH - MASSE - MEDIEN, Interaktion oder Manipulation, IFG Ulm School of Design Foundation
1996 Be and Feel Part of Life and Nature, Invited Workshop for Children, Session I, Education for Planetary Consciousness, Fifth International Dialogue on Transition to Global Society, Landegg Academy A Paradigm-Shift? Orchestrating Representations Like Knowledge Trees and
1996 Knowledge Spaces, COUNCEIL de l EUROPE, Conference on a NEW SPACE FOR CULTURE AND SOCIETY - New Ideas in Science and Art, Prague Castle, Czech Republic, Nov. 19-23, 1996 http://pconf.terminal.cz
1996 Proposal for PAKM '96 (Practical Aspects of Knowledge Management Conference) title: MAPS, FILTERS and BROKERS, not accepted ! but soon on the WEB, come again!
1996 CONTEXT AND CONCEPT MAPPING - Towards Common Frames of Reference, TKE Vienna and FID, Graz
1996 Tansparent and Visible Transcultural Discourse Mapping - Anschauliche transkulturelle Diskurse, Umweltschutz und Krisenmanagement, Deutsch-Japanische Akademische Burse, University Ulm Awareness, Environmental Mangement, and Knowledge Organisation
1996 CONCEPT and CONTEXT Mapping - Towards common frames of reference, In: Trialogues at the Edge of Terms and Pictures, Section 1 Terminology and
Philosophy of Science (planned with: Budin, Galinski, Oeser), TKE 96 - Terminology and Knowledge Engineering, Association for Terminology and
1996 Knowledge Transfer, International Centre for Terminology (termnet) , TU Vienna, 26.- 28. August 1996. Conceptual topologies and macro-structures: Possible future contributions from the Exact and Fine Arts towards terminology and context mapping, Multilingual Information Society and Terminology Standardization, on the occation of 25th anniversary of INFOTERM and 60th anniversary of ISO/TC 37, Budapest August 24th 1996 Conceptual Meeting Spaces: A Presentation of Scales, Models, Functions, and Issues; In: General Systems Thinking, Intern. Society for Systems Sciences, 40th Anniv. Congress, Budapest, September 17.-20.
1996 Nature as a Blackbox: Towards a Panorama of Understanding - A Broader Spectrum for Floating Between and Beyond What we Know and Miss , Research Notes prepared for WORLD FUTURES, Vol. ...
1996 SPACES OF MEANING - Reflections on Wholeness, Interconnectedness, and Consciousness. First World Member s Meeting of THE CLUB OF BUDAPEST, to appear in INTUITIVO, VIEWSLETTER, and homepage, Budapest Education, Creativity, and Mental Mobility
1996 Concept and Context Mapping: Towards Common Frames of Reference, Seminar inknowledge Organization: Towards the 21st Century organized by the Committee on Classification for Knowledge Organization (FID/CR), 1. Contribution representing Germany in the session of the Ranganathan Award Celebrations, International Federation for Information and Documentation (FID), 48th
1996 Communication for Planetary Consciousness, Fifth International Dialogue on Transition to Global Society, Landegg Academy, University of Maryland, The Club of Budapest Philosophy and Ethics
1996 CHILDREN Workshops, 'Be and feel Part of Life
and Nature', 1992, 1996, 5. International Transition to Global
1997 Weltbildkompositionen in anschaulichen kognitiven Raeumen - ein notwendiger phylogenetischer Schritt, Konrad Lorenz Institut, Altenberg/Wien
1997 help in preparation for EARTH DAY at Equinox
PLEASE NOTE: we will order the confusing activities in CONCEPTUAL MAP or GRID/MATRIXes as developed by I Dahlberg, the ICC, Anthony Judge, UIA the Functional Classification , Integrative Matrix of Human Preoccupations and Franz Nahrada 100 Ways to sustainability .
This is an 'ON THE FLY' collection of activities during the last 7 years, published and UNPUBLISHED. Interest and immediacy will decide whether relevant documents will be made available on the WEB.