Tag: cybernetics

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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BCSSS Programme Manager Angelika Schanda elected as board member at ISSS

In July 2019, confirmation votes were cast for the new board of the International Society for the Systems Sciences (ISSS), making Angelika Schanda the new VP for Membership and PR. She has taken on this new role as part of

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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

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Heinz von Foerster Society president Albert Müller passes on the legacy of the systems sciences

Albert Müller, a dear Austrian colleague, co-founder and president of the Heinz von Foerster Society in Vienna, passed away unexpectly on August 6 after a short illness. Throughout his life, he was dedicated to the safekeeping and to passing on

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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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Playful discovery of the American Society for Cybernetics (ASC) Meeting in Vancouver

The 2019 American Society for Cybernetics (ASC) Conference from 24-26 June 2019 in Vancouver, Canada, strongly contrasted the focus of the other two systems conferences on Angelika Schanda’s North America Tour. Its theme ‘Acting Cybernetically’ invited participants to open up

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Stefan Blachfellner invited to exclusive IASCYS meeting along side several key figures in systems research

On May 10, BCSSS managing director Stefan Blachfellner was called to Beijing, PR China as part of a select audience, among others the presidents of the World Organization for Cybernetics (WOSC) and the International Federation for Systems Research (IFSR), invited

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Call for Papers – 2nd International Systemic Congress on the Values of Quijote

“WORLD GOVERNANCE AND GOVERNMENT OF SANCHO PANZA: The point of view of Systems Theory” is the topic of the 2nd International Systemic Congress on the Values of Quijote, which will take place in Villanueva de los Infantes, Ciudad Real, Spain,

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