The Bertalanffy Center is co-organiser of a scientific event on the “Metaphysics of Emergence”, dedicated to philosophical foundations between the poles of sciences and arts. That event will be held from 6 to 8 June, 2013, in Ludwigshafen, Germany, in memory of Jan Robert Bloch. It is a co-operation with the Institut für Design Science München, the Ernst-Bloch-Zentrum Ludwigshafen and the Ernst-Bloch-Gesellschaft Ludwigshafen. The BCSSS will be represented by four speakers (Drack, Füllsack, Hofkirchner, Jahn).