Category: Socio-Ecological Systems and Design

BCSSS Board member Ray Ison publishes new book on the hidden power of systems thinking

In times of great societal changes and challenges such as climate change, the need for new ways of thinking and acting have become urgent. Together with campaigner and writer Ed Straw, BCSSS board member and IFSR president Ray Ison’s published

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Great interest in systemic perspectives by young changemakers at the Local Conference of the Youth Austria

This year’s Local Conference Of Youth Austria (LCOY), the Austrian Youth Climate Conference, in Vienna from 8 to 10th of November featured two sessions on systems thinking. The registration lists for the two sessions were already full in the early

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Stefan Blachfellner and Thomas Wallner invited speakers to the Magna Logistics Days 2019

Together with BCSSS board member Thomas Wallner, BCSSS managing director Stefan Blachfellner was an invited speaker to the Magna Logistics Days 2019 in Schloss Seggau, Leibnitz, Austria, on October 15-16. The Magna Logistics Days are used by exhibitors from all

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BCSSS Circular Economy Systems team contributes to the Academy for Circular Economy in Belgrade

BCSSS Research leaders Ladeja Godina Košir, Karin Huber-Heim and Stefan Blachfellner have been invited to contribute to the co-design of the ACE Circular Economy Academy in Belgrade, Serbia, after the successful 4th Circular Change conference in May 2019 in Slovenia.

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Groundbreaking new apprenticeship program promotes systems science principles in practice

Upon a great new initiative by Ray Ison, BCSSS board member and professor at the Open University UK, the Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education is set to release a new course called the ‘Systems Thinking Practitioner’ (STP) in 2020.

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Bridging the fields of Systems Science and Cybernetics in North America

During a tour of six weeks and visiting six cities, Angelika Schanda attended three major conferences on Systems Science and Cybernetics. As Program Manager at the BCSSS, Schanda made it her mission to connect the often dispersed communities and groups

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A call for more collaboration at the International Conference of the System Dynamics Society in Albuquerque

On her North America Tour to three major systems conferences, BCSSS program manager Angelika Schanda returned to her original specialization with the 37th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society (ISDC) in Albuquerque, New Mexico. At this third step of

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The ISSS Conference 2019 – A buzzing hub for the BCSSS and scientists throughout the systems sciences

After both deep conversations and playful workshops at the American Society for Cybernetics Conference, Ray Ison (BCSSS Board member) and Angelika Schanda (BCSSS Program Manager) traveled south, from Vancouver, British Columbia to Corvallis, Oregon to attend the 63rd Annual Meeting

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