Abstract for: China Chapter Poster Presentation
China Chapter celebrated system dynamics 30 year’s in China and Development Institute of Tongji University 10 year’s anniversary. About 200 participants gathered on Dec 17th, 2011. A chronology of the events in the 30 years was prepared to retrospect the history of system dynamics development in China since Prof. Wang Qifan engaging in System Dynamics at MIT in 1981. Dr. Qian Ying summarized the cooperative master program of SD in Norway which has been initiated since 1996 by Professor Wang and Professor Davidsen. Associate Prof. Zhang Xiandong concluded that the successful accomplishment of two programs (MIT-China Management Education and Erasmus-China Ph.D Cooperation) has made a positive influence on Chinese universities into internationalization. Professor Xu Bo, the chairman of System Dynamics Professional Committee attended the fourth session of the eighth council meeting of Systems Engineering Society of China, held in Beijing in Feb, 2012. The 1st summer school on System Dynamics will be offered by Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade in July 2012. It plans to host 30 participants from different universities around China. The purpose of this summer school is to provide an academic exchange platform for System Dynamics related students and popularize the application of System Dynamics in China.