South Africa System Dynamics Chapter (SASDC) is hosting our virtual 12th annual South African System Dynamics Conference to create a networking platform where researchers can present novel work which contributes to systems thinking, system dynamics (theory, methodology or empirics), systems engineering and operations research. Short papers should contribute to the conference theme of “Tackling complex problems through a systems approach”. Topics may tackle the following subjects: Health Dynamics/ Sustainability / Education/ Sociology and Psychology/ Economics/ Natural Resource Management/ Technology/ Policy and Governance/ Transport/ Hydrogen Economy/ Circular Economy/ AI.

15-MarchCall for submissions (short papers/ work-in-progress/ case studies)
25-AugShort paper / work-in-progress/ case study submission deadline
28-SepNotice of submission decision to authors
06-OctAuthor registration deadline
31-OctAttendee registration closes
2-NovFinal program & conference details
7th – 8th Nov12th South African System Dynamics Conference
Short papers will be presented and included  in our Proceedings
Work-in-progress and case studies only require an abstract and a presentation

Author registration Link (access short paper template here)

Attendee Registration Link

CategoryEarly Bird RegistrationRegular Registration
SASDC Members$200$210
Non-SASDC Members$300$320
SASDC Student Members$100$150
Non-SASDC Student$150$250

If you are from South Africa or Africa, you are welcome to email us for a concession on the registration fee:

Payments should be made by bank transfer at:

Bank Name: First National Bank (FNB)

Account owner: South Africa System Dynamics Chapter

Branch code: 230732

Account number: 63040861402

Reference: Your Last Name_12SASDC

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