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BENEFITS OF JOINING

Our constituency is international, multi-faceted, and diverse, affording members numerous occasions to build both local and international associations. With members in over 75 countries, the System Dynamics Society provides a strong, unified voice supporting the advancement of systems thinking and System Dynamics computer simulation. Members are able to stay on top of developments around the world by reading the cutting-edge research and applications published in the System Dynamics Review and attending the annual conference. Additionally, local Chapters and Special Interest Groups allow for more frequent face-to-face and electronic meetings.  Join our 1,400+ members around the globe as we seek to improve systems thinking with a high-quality application of dynamic, evidence-based computer simulation around the globe.

Please reach out to us if you’re in need of financial support for the membership.

Event Discounts

Our annual conference convenes hundreds for sharing of cutting edge examples of research and client work while affording strong networking and learning opportunities. Members receive substantial registration discounts.

  Journal Access

The System Dynamic Review, our scientific journal publishes high quality, peer-reviewed advances in systems thinking and System Dynamics.  Members receive free access to all past and current articles.

Enhanced Networking

Members receive access to our membership directory and forums which allow them to connect with other members throughout the world building relationships and connecting with potential collaborators.

Member Discounts

Members get free access to seminars, a 10% member discount on Society publications, and discounts on online learning courses negotiated on behalf of our members.

Shape the society

Members have the privilege of shaping the Society by voting in elections, standing or nominating others as as officers or members of the Policy Council, creating chapters or special interest groups, and serving on committees.

Chapters are the Society's arm to disseminate System Dynamics and encourage its use around the globe!

20+ SDS Chapters

Chapters develop workshops, webinars, conferences, competitions, and much more. Join a Chapter to network with system dynamicists in your country and strengthen the field!

Meet our full list of Chapters to check out their websites and social media, and get in contact with representatives.

Special Interest Groups bring together members of the System Dynamics Society with a shared interest in a topic area.

15+ SDS SIGs


SIGs develop workshops, webinars, conferences, and much more. Join a SIG to network with system dynamicists in your field!

Meet our full list of SIGs to check out their websites and social media, and get in contact with representatives.