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 **Why not recapture the spirit of 2007-09** **Why not recapture the spirit of 2007-09**
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 +First you might to like to review [the history of the past ten years](rsanhistory),​ which starts with RSA CEO Matthew Taylor'​s vision:
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 +> In essence, our aim is that the RSA becomes a network for civic innovation, empowering both Fellows and staff to develop new initiatives that promote and deliver progress in society. We want to make it easier for any Fellow who wants to get involved to connect with other like-minded Fellows and to develop initiatives that seek to remove barriers to progress, working locally, in professional groups or simply among people who share interests and enthusiasms.
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 +Unfortunately the vision of supporting a networked Fellowship online wasn't realised, but we have the chance to try again ... this time led by Fellows
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 +David Wilcox david@socialreporter.com
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 +Update: By November 2019 activity on the Fellows Forum had dropped, and the organising committee disbanded. Members of the Fellowship Council, led by Peter Clitheroe, are exploring future options. I've volunteered to act a temporary admin on the forum, and contribute to Peter'​s group.
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 +I wrote in 2017:
  
 A group of RSA Fellows set up a [Fellows'​ Forum](fellowsforum) in March 2017 following a [heated discussion on Linkedin](https://​www.linkedin.com/​groups/​3391/​3391-6216954921682505730) - login required - about the perceived failings of RSA to engage and support Fellows adequately. ​ A group of RSA Fellows set up a [Fellows'​ Forum](fellowsforum) in March 2017 following a [heated discussion on Linkedin](https://​www.linkedin.com/​groups/​3391/​3391-6216954921682505730) - login required - about the perceived failings of RSA to engage and support Fellows adequately. ​
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 The issues of open or closed systems, that prompted formation of OpenRSA, are still with us. We need both, and can use our experience of the past 10 years, together the new tools now available to achieve that. The issues of open or closed systems, that prompted formation of OpenRSA, are still with us. We need both, and can use our experience of the past 10 years, together the new tools now available to achieve that.
  
 +### Background
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 +  * [Overview of RSA Networks development](netengage)
 +  * [History of RSA network development](rsanhistory)
 +  * [November 22 2007 event briefing](november_22_workshop)
 +  * [David Wilcox blog post on November 22 event](http://​www.designingforcivilsociety.org/​2007/​11/​rsa-launches-re.html)
 +  * [Consultant Sophia Parker reports progress December 2007](http://​openrsa.blogspot.co.uk/​2007/​12/​2008-here-we-come-where-next-for-rsa.html)
  
  
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