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Welcome!

We are a global association of ~1400 grappling with how to effectively create change in an increasingly interconnected and complex world.  Our emphasis is on the application of a systems thinking approach and the rigor of System Dynamics computer simulation to make progress on diverse challenges faced by business, government, and philanthropy. Join us as we learn to identify the dominos and build our capacity to change the world, together.

 

Welcome!

We are a global association of ~1400 grappling with how to effectively create change in an increasingly complex world.  Our emphasis is on the application of a systems thinking approach and the rigor of System Dynamics computer simulation to make progress on diverse challenges. Join us as we learn to identify the dominos and build our capacity to change the world, together.

Champions

Explore case studies, connect with qualified practitioners, and unleash the power of systems thinking in your organization.  For non-experts to bring systems thinking into their organization.

Practitioners

Integrate best practices, find opportunities for work, and collaborate with others in the field.  For expert who apply systems thinking and System Dynamics in the real world.  

Researchers

Publish your research, present at our annual conference, and keep abreast of developments in the field of System Dynamics.   For professors and their students.

Teachers

Find ready to teach, age-appropriate curriculum, apply systems thinking to improve school operations, and empower your students. For teachers and administrators.

Learners

Discover our online course catalog, attend our seminar series, or enroll in Summer School to help build your capacity to improve systems.  For those who want to improve their skills.

2021 conference award winners

James Rogers, Edward Gallaher, and David Dingli

Jay W Forrester Award

"Personalized ESA Doses for Anemia Management in Hemodialysis Patients with End-stage Renal Disease"

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John Morecroft

Outstanding Service Award

Morecroft is one of the founders of the System Dynamics Society. He served on the Policy Council as an officer and President and contributed to the System Dynamics Society for several years. He has touched the lives of many fellow system dynamicists.

Tse Yang Lim, Erin Stringfellow, and Celia Stafford

Lupina Young Researchers Award &
Dana Meadows Award

"Reducing Opioid Use Disorder and Overdose in the United States: Model Development and Estimation" with colleagues.

Honorable Lupina Young Researchers mentions:

Nabeela Mumtaz  "Exploring the Impact of Vaccine Confidence on the Transmission of Infectious Disease"

Ekin Karamalak  "Modeling the Dynamics of Covid-19 and Alternative Policies in Turkey"

Hesam Mahmoudi  "What Causes Disagreement Among Physicians? Dynamics of Customers' Perception and Physicians' Experiential Learning"

Tianyi Li

Dana Meadows Award

"Improving Parameter Estimation of Epidemic Models: Likelihood Functions and Kalman Filtering" with colleagues.

Best 2021 Conference Posters

Chair's Award

Jaun Daniel Alvarez-Cadena and Camilo Olaya  "Exogenous vs. Endogenous: The Challenge of Coffee Price Dynamics"

People's Choice Award

Francisco Araujo and Bertha Baez  "1952 the Great Smog, Exploring the Past with Simulation"

recent blog posts

Housing Dynamics

Housing Dynamics

Housing Dynamics We had an insightful conversation with David Stroh, Martijn Eskinasi, and Kaveh Dianati at our latest seminar. We learned about how using causal loop diagrams based on simple archetypes, illuminate interdependencies across housing availability, wealth...

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2022 international system dynamics conference

The International System Dynamics Conference is coming to Frankfurt in 2022!

Researchers at Frankfurt School of Finance & Management in partnership with the German Chapter of the System Dynamics Society, universities, and businesses established in Germany, are enthused to bring the 40th International System Dynamics Conference to Frankfurt!

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July 18-22, 2022

2021 Society SPonsors

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Safety Harbor Arts & Music Center (SHAMC) and John Richardson
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DynamicVu - Serious Data Management Informed Simulation Models
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CHICO State University
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