Circular Economy Forum Austria publishes study on stakeholders’ expectations and perspectives on a circular economy
Circular Economy Forum Austria of BCSSS publishes a nationwide study in March which shows the level of knowledge and understanding of Austrian companies.
Benefit-Risk Communication at Corona: Aspects of Optimization
Proposal for and report from an interdisciplinary video meeting by Felix Tretter & Stefan Blachfellner on the 1st of February, 2021. Fundamentally, it is in question how a knowledge society can overcome its breaking points of consensus, not only on climate change, but now again on the topic of corona….
A systemic view on the Corona-crisis revisited by BCSSS Vicepresident Felix Tretter
A SYSTEMIC VIEW ON THE CORONA-CRISIS Felix Tretter, Vicepresident, BCSSS, (April 25th, updated on December 3rd 2020) Revisited Preface Now in fall 2020, I think it is time to review lessons learned from CVOID-19 crisis. Facing the beginning Corona pandemic in spring 2020 I tried to identify topics for analysis…
New publications by BCSSS Board member Ray Ison
We proudly present the current contribution “Systemic ‘biodiversity’ governing” by our BCSSS Board Member Ray Ison together with Ed Straw and the Applied Systems Thinking in Practice (ASTiP) Group, STEM Faculty, The Open University, UK in the new publication “Seeds of Change – inspiring a new research agenda for life…
A systemic view on the Corona-crisis by BCSSS Vicepresident Felix Tretter
A SYSTEMIC VIEW ON THE CORONA-CRISIS Felix Tretter, Vicepresident, BCSSS, (April 25th) Preface The so-called “Corona-crisis” is a shocking reset-push for the global society. Fundamental nature-humans relations that up to now seemed to be controlled by technology and society are currently disrupted by this “communicable disease”. With other words: the…
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 has published a new book to uncover “The Hidden Power of…
A great and generous mind passes on: Charles François and his legacy
In the beginning of August, sad news reached us about the passing of Charles François, a long term colleague and friend to the BCSSS. He passed away on July 31st in a hospital in Buenos Aires in the loving prescence of his family. François was one of the most important…
Systems Engineering and Computer Science scholar Harold ‘Bud’ Lawson memory lives on in his students
Harold “Bud” Lawson, an influential scholar in computer-based systems and computing passed away in palliative care on June 10. Since 2013 Lawson supported the BCSSS as a partner for the BCSSS book series on systems. He edited several educational volumes in systems engineering and systems science. His pioneering work included…
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- Keynote at the invitation of CIRCULAR4.0 “The European Green Deal – Economic Potential for SMEs”
- Keynote address at the invitation of Energie Steiermark “Potentials of the Circular Economy”
- Expert interview with Circular Business Academy (CBA), Slovenia on the innovation potential of the circular economy for SMEs
- UNIDO: Global consultations on circular economy
- Mission Innovation Austria 2021: A platform for all drivers and shapers of innovation and the energy system of the future