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All Society memberships lapse on January 1st of the year.  If you have not yet renewed your membership, please consider doing so. If you are not yet a member, join now to get the full benefits of your annual membership.

Membership dues are a major source of funding for the society. Your dues allow us to deliver and improve membership services and strengthen our capacity to spread the word about the power of System Dynamics.  You membership include a subscription (four issues) to the System Dynamics Review as well as other benefits including access to past issue of the Review, discounts on Conference registration fees, preference for scholarships and volunteer positions, enhanced networking through access to our Membership Directory.  We hope you will join us in our quest to support members in their efforts to spread the field of System Dynamics globally.


The 2020 Conference Submission System is now open!

Submit your paper now!

Submissions close on March 2, 2020.

Please note that we accept the following paper types for inclusion in the Plenary, Parallel, Poster, Work-in-Progress, and Feedback sessions.
Research Paper:  A paper of between 5 and 30 pages (including references) adhering to standard academic standards for presentation and citation. 
Practitioner Application:  A set of slides or other presentation material that demonstrates the nature of the work that was done and value it brought to stakeholders. There is no fixed format for these presentations, but they should include a clear problem statement, a dynamic hypothesis or description of model structure, and discussion of the conclusions, recommendations, or actions that resulted from the work.
Work in Progress:  A 2-page extended abstract (plus references) describing work that is underway or has not yet been fully written up. The extended abstract should include a clear problem statement, a description of the intended approach to addressing that problem, and the status of work that has been done so far.
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Latest News

National Academy of Engineering Memorial Tributes publishes memorial piece celebrating Jay Forrester - (January 15)

Call for Papers - Special Issue of Mind & Society on Advanced Modelling of Organizational Behaviour (December 18)

Climate Interactive is hiring(December 17)

System dynamics post-doc position at the intersection of qualitative research and system dynamics at University College London (December 12)

Society Member JD Caddell, of the U.S. Military Academy, is featured in an article highlighting his research, "Using system dynamics to set strategic priorities to address human trafficking." (December 12)

Registrations for the 3rd Asia Pacific System Dynamics Conference are now open (December 12)

Society member Dr. Benjamin Chang-Kwon Chung featured in article in The Korea Times (December 10)

Society member Bill Grace presents ‘Engineering the Transition to Sustainability’ at the World Engineers Convention (December 4)

"A System Dynamics Glossary" is available for review and suggestion on the SDS website (December 3)

Center for the Ecological Civilization (CEC) at Peking University looking for two post-doc positions (December 2)

Eighth Annual System Dynamics Conference in South Africa - Integrated System Dynamics for Investing in the Future: 18-19 November 2020 (November 27)

American University of Beirut offering a 3-credit graduate course in System Dynamics taught by Society member Dr. Samir Traboulsi (November 26)

Members Eric Wolstenholme and Douglas McKelvie have published a new book: ‘The Dynamics of Care - Understanding People Flows in Health and Social Care’ (November 21)

The Georgia Health Policy Center announces the release of the book chapter, "Systems Thinking and the Opioid Epidemic in Georgia" (November 20)

Japan Chapter of System Dynamics Society welcomed Professor Jorgen Randers's Special Lecture (November 19)

2019 Conference Record is now available (November 18)

A new case has been added to the SDS Case Repository! “Dell’s SupportAssist Customer Adoption Model” by Navid Ghaffarzadegan, Armin Ashouri Rad, Ran Xu, Sarah Mostafavi (November 13)

The System Dynamics Society is proud to announce the on-line publication of Social Dynamics, a curated collection of works by Jay W. Forrester. (November 12)

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