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Simulation Stream at OR59

The Operational Research Society’s annual conference, OR59, is being held at Loughborough University between 12 and 14th September 2017.  The Simulation Stream welcomes submissions from all areas of simulation methodology and practice, including System Dynamics. The stream will cover topics such as: Conceptual … Continue reading

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2017 UK Chapter Conference Early Bird Reminder

Please note that special early bird rates for this year’s conference end on February 28th! Each year the chapter organises the Annual Conference, a series of presentations from eminent practitioners and the opportunity to meet and discuss issues.  2017 will … Continue reading

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Ventana Systems UK Vensim Workshops

Ventana Systems UK are holding a series of workshops in the use of the Vensim System Dynamics software.  These will be held from June 5th to 7th in Salisbury.  Further details here.

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World Organisation of Systems and Cybernetics” (WOSC) in Rome, Italy, 2017

Some news you may find interesting.  The “World Organisation of Systems and Cybernetics” (WOSC)” to be held in Rome, Italy, Jan 25th – 27th 2017, has a theme and track regarding System Dynamics:  “Think outside the box with Systems Dynamics“. … Continue reading

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2016 Geoff Coyle Medal Winner

Chris Spencer (Strategy Dynamics) Chris Spencer has been awarded the 2016 Geoff Coyle Medal for his work in developing the Sysdea System Dynamics software, which makes System Dynamics modelling properly accessible to practically anyone. Simon Shepherd (Left), the UK Chapter … Continue reading

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Strategic Modelling and Business Dynamics: A feedback systems approach

The second edition of Strategic Modelling and Business Dynamics: A feedback systems approach by John Morecroft has recently been published. This new edition also offers a rich Learners’ website with models, articles and videos, as well as a separate Instructors’ website resource, with lecture … Continue reading

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European Commission Technical Report Published

European Commission Technical Report You may like to take a look at a new technical report that has just been published by the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission entitled “Powertrain Technology Transition Market Agent Model (PTTMAM): An Introduction“. “This … Continue reading

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A Robust Data-driven Macro-socioeconomic-energy Model

System Dynamics can be applied to national accounts along with energy flows, employment and transportation. This is demonstrated in a recent paper “A Robust Data-driven Macro-socioeconomic-energy Model” available for free until 6 May 2016 at http://authors.elsevier.com/a/1Sjco_rVQOAfg4. The paper introduces what’s … Continue reading

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NATCOR SD training course – 9th to 11th May 2016

We have been informed of an SD training course to be held at the University of Warwick on the 9th to 11th May and thought you might like to know.  Details can be found here. The purpose of this two … Continue reading

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Report on “Developing Mathematical Models in Healthcare: Special Workshop on System Dynamics”

On Wednesday 27th January 2016 a special seminar on System Dynamics applied to healthcare was held at the School of Mathematics, Cardiff University. This was part of their regular Developing Mathematical Models in Healthcare seminar series. The event brought together … Continue reading

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