The Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science proudly presents the upcoming European Meetings on Cybernetics and Systems Research 2014, 22-25 April 2014 in Vienna. It is the second time we are responsible for the co-production of the most distinguished systems organizations and communities in the world, in addition connecting member organizations of the International Federation for Systems Research. The EMCSR create a hub for showcasing the advancement of systems approaches that contribute solutions to the complex challenges of today, the focus is on “Civilisation at the Crossroads: Response and Responsibility of the Systems Sciences.” 

The call for papers and participation is still open until 28th of Fenruary. If you want to join and contribute to the vibrant community we were able to connect already, do not miss this opportunity to submit your extended abstract and get published in the EMCSR book of abstracts 2014.

If you are already a member of the BCSSS – Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science, you may register with the EMCSR on the basis of the special reduced fee for members of the organiser.

A marvellous programme is already shaping up. The keynotes by Mario Bunge, John Collier, and Markus Schwaninger are confirmed. Three theme chairs will lead into the themes of Sustainability & Development, Emergence & Design, and Complexity & Strategy. Three theme speeches will set a special focus in these storylines. Distinguished lectures are confirmed in diverse symposia. Diverse Demonstrations like the Evolutionary Learning Labs, a movie screening (Population Boom) and discussion with the acclaimed Austrian director Werner Boote (Plastic Planet) and Systems Analysis for Informing Policy by the renowned International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis will showcase impactful systems thinking and practice.

We are looking forward to welcome you in Vienna from 22-25 April 2014! Do not forget to register with the EMCSR newsletter and receive the latest information and features from the EMCSR 2014.