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The ISSS 2020 Annual Meeting to be  held at Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa July 11 and 14th, 2020, is canceled due to the COVID pandemic. A virtual event is being planned. 

 

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One Website
Posted on Jun 2nd, 2020
Today we have now combined the two website myisss.org and isss.org.  This site is now THE ISSS Website. We are still moving other former pages to archive pages. If you have any specific observations, requests or suggestions please let me know. Peter Tuddenham 
Dr. Rika Preiser invited to join Club of Rome
Posted on May 19th, 2020
Dear members
 
ISSS Vice President Conferences who is a senior researcher at the Centre for Complex Systems in Transition (CST) at Stellen bosch University have been invite to join the Club of Rome
 
Congratulations Rika
 
Shankar
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ISSS Mini Board Meeting 2
Posted on May 19th, 2020
Dear members
 
We had a very reflective meeting to day to think about the role and future of ISSS in society. This will pave the way for discussing at the next mini board meeting on May 26
 
Anticipated short-term and long-range changes in ISSS financial structure, in regards to the present pandemic and potential future models for ISSS conferences and online modalities for linking ISSS members
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ISSS 2020 Call for papers
Posted on May 13th, 2020
Dear Members
 
We had our first Mini Board Meeting this morning.
 
Although the conference had to be canceled this year due to circumstances beyond our control we plan to complete some activities normally associated with our meetings.. We will also be discussing the possibility of a virtual event later this year that will be managed by Peter Tuddenham and Delia Macnamara. More details to follow after a decision is made.
 
More detials on these activities in this news item.

Warm regards

Shankar, Rika, Roelien and Jennifer Makkar
On behalf of the ISSS 2020 Conference
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ISSS supports Call for Transparency of COVID-19 Models
Posted on Apr 30th, 2020
ISSS signs off on a letter to call for Transparency on COVID-19 Models 
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Upcoming Events

System Science Integration Workspace
Saturday, March 28th to Saturday, June 27th, Every Saturday at 10am Eastern and Wednesday 4pm Eastern at Online
Every Saturday and Wednesday the ISSS holds an online conversation concerning System Science Integration and Application. To join please become a member and then check the details on this page. https://www.myisss.org/systems-science-integration/

Activities

ISSS members are engaged in a number of activities around the world. Read more  at https://www.isss.org/activities/
 
Many member activities are collaborative in nature and also involve partnerships and collaborations with other organizations:
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) Systems Science Working Group
Systems Sciences Vision and ISSS Vision
Systems Literacy
Pilot Project on Ethics and Issues on College Campuses
Systemic Action at the Village Level to encourage and support sustainable development.

Calendar

Systems Science Integration Workspace
Saturday, June 6, 2020
10am to 11:30am
Regular meetings for members only on Saturday mornings at 10am Eastern.
Systems Science Integration Workspace
Saturday, June 13, 2020
10am to 11:30am
Regular meetings for members only on Saturday mornings at 10am Eastern.
Systems Science Integration Workspace
Saturday, June 20, 2020
10am to 11:30am
Regular meetings for members only on Saturday mornings at 10am Eastern.

World of Systems

The ISSS is one of the oldest organizations dedicated to the study, development and application of systems science, systems thinking, cybernetics and complexity science. 
 
We are assembling lists of organizations, social network pages and groups, and also maps of the evolution of the field of systems and cybernetics. Here are some examples
 
 
 
 
 
 
Please email me with comments, additions or corrections. Peter D Tuddenham past-president at myisss.org

Meeting Proceedings

We Remember

We Remember
 
 
Jack Ring 2020
Enrique Herrscher 2019
Charles Francois 2019