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Conference Special Activities

The International System Dynamics Conference (ISDC) offers opportunities to connect with a worldwide community and develop skills. Learn more about our activities held during the event.

Bergen Card

Buy the Bergen Card and get free entry or discounted admission to museums and attractions, events or sightseeing tours. 

Discount on Selected Restaurants and Bars

Present your ISDC2024 Attendee badge to redeem your offer. 

Summer School

Your System Dynamics learning journey starts here 

Held online two weeks before the conference, it provides a unique opportunity to learn or review concepts. Seasoned instructors provide in-depth knowledge in this intensive course covering key aspects of System Dynamics simulation modeling. Introductory and intermediate tracks are available to suit different learning levels.

Municipal Reception on Aug 5, 2024

Experience Bergen’s hospitality at our conference’s Municipal Reception, hosted by the mayor. This exclusive one-hour event features complimentary simple refreshments, and drinks and a chance to network with city leaders and fellow attendees, all set in the beautiful and welcoming atmosphere of Bergen.


Walking Tour

Our conference includes a walking tour of Bergen, offering participants a chance to visit key city landmarks. This guided tour will cover important historical and cultural sites, providing insights into the city’s heritage and architecture.

Career Fair

Level-up your career. Meet the best organizations in the field

A great opportunity to get in touch with organizations applying System Dynamics. Meet with hiring managers, learn about open positions, and share your resumé. Last year, we had the presence of Harvard University, Climate Interactive, Radboud University, Sandia National Laboratories, and others.

In-person and online participants of the Student-Organized Colloquium 2023

Student-Organized Colloquium

Organized by students, open to all

A one-day FREE event organized by the Student Chapter of the System Dynamics Society held on the first day of the Conference. It promotes dialogue among system dynamicists of varying fields, levels of training, and backgrounds and creates spaces to have meaningful conversations about the topics that we all care about so that everyone can share and receive feedback to improve their work.

Modeling Assistance Workshop

Get help with your model

Participants of all modeling backgrounds, from beginners to advanced, are welcome to ask questions related to problem articulation, dynamic hypothesis, model formulation, model testing, or policy design and evaluation.

Chairs: Rod MacDonald and Gary Hirsch 

Clicking on the link above will take you to a page that allows you to sign up for the MAW which is part of the Short-Term Modeling Assistance program.

Chapter and SIGs Meetings

We’re a worldwide diverse community. Find your group!

The Society has over 20 Chapters and 16 Special Interest Groups. Besides meeting virtually frequently, those groups meet in person at the conference every year. They are the Society’s arm to disseminate System Dynamics and encourage its use around the globe!

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