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Virtual Event

Introduction to Modeling Process

August 18 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT

Virtual Event

In this seminar, you will be able to build your very first System Dynamics model! This will be a small, quantitative model of Romeo and Juliet’s love for each other.

You will also make your first steps with Vensim software and learn how to apply it for very basic quantitative modeling. If you wish to use another software, you are equally welcome to join. We will also put a great focus on the System Dynamics modelling process and how we think about policy interventions in System Dynamics. Thus, this seminar is not just a presentation. It includes hands on modeling, and some interaction.

This seminar is sponsored by Ventana Systems, the developers of Vensim Simulation Software. Due to their generous sponsorship, this seminar will be open to the public and free of charge. Ventana Systems will also supply attendees with a temporary license for a limited version of their software so that they can follow along in this interactive workshop.


Nici Zimmermann is an Associate Professor in System Dynamics at University College London. Her research addresses sustainability, city transformation and housing as well as organisational cognition, decision-making and change. Withing these contexts, she employs and analyses participatory research, inter- and transdisciplinary collaboration. In her work, Nici engages with policy, city administrations, social housing providers, NGOs and residents. She is a recipient of the Gert von Kortzfleisch Prize, a repeat Strategy Thread chair at the International System Dynamics Conference and has recently become a member of the System Dynamics Society Program Oversight Committee.

2021 Seminar Series - Nici Zimmermann - August 18

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August 18
11:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
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System Dynamics Society
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