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Dr. Jan H.G. Klabbers, Prof. em.



Oostervelden 59 
6681 WR Bemmel-Lingewaard 
The Netherlands.

Dr. Jan H.G. Klabbers has held professor and research positions in the U.S. (MIT, Case Western Reserve University), in the Netherlands (Radboud University, Leiden University, Utrecht University, University of Amsterdam, and Erasmus University), and in Norway (University of Bergen). He is honorary member, former President, and former General Secretary of the International Simulation and Gaming Association (ISAGA). His publications cover social systems theory, design science and analytical science methodology, and the design and application of gaming and simulation in a wide variety of areas of application such as, health care systems, educational systems, human resources, general management, and global climate change policy development. His book The Magic Circle: Principles of Gaming & Simulation provides the general framework for these topics. Dr. Klabbers is involved in social systems development and action learning. 


Prof. Dr. Paola Rizzi


Dipartimento di architettura e pianificazione  
Facoltà di Architettura di Alghero  
Università di Sassari  
Palazzo del Pou Salit - Piazza Duomo, 6 
I - 07041 Alghero; Italy

Dr. Paola Rizzi is Professor of Urban and Territorial Systems at Faculty of Architecture University of Sassari, she is town planner with a master in business management. She is director of ISAGA summer school. She  deals in simulation and territorial analysis techniques, urban design and participatory planning; she's also interested in urban planning, history of cartography and urban iconography in general, with some forays in archaeology. 


Prof. Dr. Willy Christian Kriz



University of Applied Sciences Vorarlberg, 
Department of Management and Research Methods,  
Hochschulstr. 1, A - 6850 Dornbirn, Austria
Prof. Dr. Willy Christian Kriz, born 1968 in Vienna (Austria), married, father of a daughter and a son, earned his PhD 1999 in Psychology from University of Vienna. He was assistant professor for Business Psychology at University of Linz (Austria) and assistant professor for Organizational Psychology and Consulting at LMU Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich (Germany). Since 2005 he is full professor for Human Resource Management, Leadership and Organisational Behaviour (HRM/OB) at the University of Applied Sciences Vorarlberg, Austria. He was/is lecturer at Universities in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Romania, Poland, Peru, Suriname, Singapore, Japan and India. He is author of 11 books and about 80 papers and received 3 best paper awards. He has presented more than 50 papers at conferences worldwide.