Tag: sustainability

BCSSS Research Group Leaders contribute to the Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference in Brussels

The European Commission and the European Economic and Social Committee hosted the 2019 European Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference in Brussels, in March. The conference with over 600 attendees from all over the world, including China, and 250 people on a

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Launch event “Design the Change” by designaustria Expert Cluster Sustainable Design

BCSSS Managing Director Stefan Blachfellner, member of the designaustria Expert Cluster Sustainable Design, introduced the Bertalanffy Center at the launch event of the event series “DESIGN the CHANGE!” in the designforum of  designaustria. The focus of the event series DESIGN

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The Anthropocene and Climate Change: An Existential Crisis

BCSSS Fellow, Robert K. Logan, Prof. Emeritus of Physics at the University of Toronto, just completed an article in which he discusses the fine structure of the advent of the anthropocene according to lead technologies. Climate change is, in his opinion,

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Call for Proposals! 10th Congress of the European Union for Systemics 2018

EUS – UES 2018 A Systemic Vision of the Crises From optimization to change strategy? 10th Congress of the European Union for Systemics 15th to 17th October 2018 Brussels, Belgium   Although raised many times on other congresses, the theme

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BCSSS visiting student Monika Pichler completed successfully her Master thesis “Smart City Vienna”

We are proud to announce the successful completion of Monika Pichler‘s Erasmus Mundus Master Degree on “Smart City Vienna: System Dynamics Modelling as a Tool for Understanding Feedbacks and Supporting Smart City Strategies“. For her studies Monika took part in

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Human / Social Ecology meets Systems Science

In cooperation with the International Society for the Systems Sciences in July 2017 the BCSSS organized the 61st Annual World Conference ISSS2017 Vienna. The analysis of socio-ecological systems and the comparison of views of systems science and views of human

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Stefan Blachfellner joins the Scientific Committee of the European Union for Systemics

Stefan Blachfellner was appointed as a member of the Scientific Committee for the 10th congress of the European Union for Systemics (UES2018), 15 – 17 October 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. The conference is titled “A Systemic Vision of the Crises.

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Systems approaches to Information Ethics

Next week Tomáš Sigmund is guest at our center. He works as Assistant Professor at the Department of Systems Analysis that belongs to the Faculty of Informatics and Statistics at the University of Economics, Prague, and is preparing for his habilitation. 

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