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What is System Dynamics?

A systems thinking-based approach to developing strategies for effective change


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Our Seminar Series covers a wide range of topics across many domains, bringing together academics, practitioners, and students.

The International System Dynamics Conference is where people from all over the world interested in the practice of System Dynamics and systems thinking gather to shape the future of the field.

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