Robert Trappl, Professor emeritus at the Department of Medical Cybernetics and Artificial Intelligence at the Medical University of Vienna, was the convenor and chief organiser of the emcsr held in Vienna every 2 years since 1972. After 20 conferences he handed over the chair to Wolfgang Hofkirchner who stepped in on behalf of the BCSSS.

A task force was built up including besides the President, the Secretary and the Treasurer of the Center, Günther Ossimitz and Franz Ofner. The next conference will be held, as always, in the week after Easter according to the Austrian calendar. A new website was set up. See