In 2014 the first workshop on Organizing in Extreme contexts was arranged at HEC Montreal. About 40 interdisciplinary scholars gathered between 15-16th of October. The theme of the workshop was “Strategizing and Organizing in Extreme Contexts”. The workshop organized together with Linda Rouleau at HEC Montreal, Viviane Sergi at UQAM and Genevieve Musca at Université Paris Ouest, Nanterre la Defence. Gathered 40 interdisciplinary and international scholars to discuss issues related to extreme contexts in animated sessions mixed with master classes on a diverse set of topics.