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Special Interest Groups


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

Special Interest Groups (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.

VP Chapters & SIGs:  Stefano Armenia

AVP Chapters:  Vinícius Picanço Rodrigues

AVP SIGs:  Eduardo Franco

AVP Student Chapter:  Jennifer Johnson


form a sig

The Society has 15+ SIGs in the most diverse fields of study!

No SIG related to your field of study? The guidelines present the step-by-step to form a Chapter, requirements include the development of a charter to be signed by 6 or more Society members.



Strengthening the field fund (stff)

Chapters & SIGs can submit an application for funds to support a project to build the field.

Applications are accepted all year long.

Examples of projects that may be funded (not limited to) are: materials and training in advanced System Dynamics, competition awards and sponsorships, activities that strengthen the relationship to other related organizations.

Latest projects supported by STFF grants

Security, Stability and Resilience SIG

Attracting and supporting Master and PhD students to get involved in the SIG and System Dynamics Society.

Student Chapter

Scholarships for students to attend the 2021 ISDC.

Italian Chapter

Translation of the "Fifth Discipline" book into Italian and its promotional distribution to disseminate ST and SD at high levels in the governmental and private sectors.

meet our sigs

Membership is encouraged but not required to join.  Review the options below and join or update your preferences.

SIG leadership may update below information by submitting this form.

best practices

Every two months SIG leadership meets to discuss best practices, get in touch with VP SIGs & Chapters, and give feedback. Watch zoom recordings here.