Each year the chapter organises the Annual Conference, a series of presentations and workshops from eminent practitioners and the opportunity to meet and discuss issues related to System Dynamics and Systems Thinking. 

Book Now Conference 2-3 April 2020, Glasgow

The next UK chapter conference is on 2-3 April 2020 and will take place in Glasgow at Strathclyde University.

Early bird booking for this conference is now open.

Glasgow, Scotland

The conference venue is the Technology and Innovation Centre,
at Strathclyde University. Further information on Glasgow is available at Visit Scotland. Suggestions for accommodation and travel are at the bottom of this page.

Technology and Innovation Centre, Strathclyde University

Submissions are invited for the poster session.

Submissions are invited from students for the poster session, student colloquium presentations and student prize.

Submission Deadline: 6th March 2020.

Provisional Conference Programme

The conference will take place over two days. The provisional programme appears below, with additional talks and workshops to be announced:

Thursday 2 April (am): Optional Session

Getting started with System Dynamics – Concepts and applications. Kim Warren (Strategy Dynamics). Abstract

Thursday 2 April (pm)



Modelling the true cost of home care in Northern Ireland. Douglas McKelvie, Sarah Wylie, Donny Scott.

System Dynamics to investigate sustainable urban water management in the Ebbsfleet Garden City, Irene Pluchinotta, Sangaralingam Ahilan. Abstract.

Two Approaches to Understanding Norovirus Foodborne Transmission: A study for the Food Standards Agency, Professor David C Lane (Henley Business School). Abstract.

Other presentations to be announced.


Conference Meal (optional).

Friday 3 April (am)

Practical Sessions & Workshops

Business System Blueprint: Establishing through a systemic approach a superior strategic differentiation to achieve a decisive and lasting competitive advantage. Laurent Kurylo (Eliande Consulting). Abstract

Policy-Making in the Anthropocene: Systems Archetypes, Leverage Points, and the Logic of Failure. Dr Christoph E. Mandl (University of Vienna). Abstract

The Theory and Practise of Mixed-Method Simulation Modelling. Dr Jennifer Morgan, NHS Wales, Siôn Cave, Decision Analysis Services Ltd. Abstract.

Other workshops to be announced.


Poster Session.
Follow link to submit poster

Annual meeting of UK chapter of the System Dynamics Society

Student Colloquium
Follow link to submit to the colloquium.

Presentation of Awards and Prizes.

Accommodation and Travel

Accommodation Suggestions
Premier Inn, George Square
Accor Hotels Ibis Styles, George Square
Citizen M Hotel, Renfrew Street
Fraser Suites, Albion Street
Park Inn Radisson, West George Street
Visting Glasgow

Travel and Transport, University of Strathclyde

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