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WOSC 2017 Early Bird Registration

In case you are not yet registered, please consider that by registering before the 15.11.2016, you will benefit from the early bird discount. To participate in the WOSC 2017, please login at: http://wosc2017rome.asvsa.org/index.php/paper-submission/login-menu and complete the Congress registration process.

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The Russian Centre of Interdisciplinary Research of Reflexive Processes and Control joins WOSC

We welcome the Russian  “Centre of Interdisciplinary Research of Reflexive Processes and Control of the Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences” (CIRRPC)”. Its main purposes are: Intensification and coordination of scientific research and development connected with a … Continue reading

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New Board Member: Prof Clas-Otto Wene

We welcome Professor Clas-Otto Wene, from Sweden, to WOSC’s Board. Clas-Otto Wene is Professor Emeritus at Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, where he held the chair of Energy Systems Technology from 1981 until 2000. He has worked 1997-2003 at … Continue reading

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Course on Social Cybernetics in Lincoln UK

The Social Science Centre, Lincoln is running a module on Social Cybernetics – an approach to effective self-organisation of management and other systems through networks and structures that promote autonomy among actors, leading to identity formation and the co-creation of … Continue reading

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B.S.Lab Symposium Vilnus August 2016

Call for abstracts: Business Systems Laboratory – 4th International Symposium “Governing Business Systems: Theories and Challenges for Systems Thinking in Practice” August 24-26, 2016 | Mykolas Romeris University, Vilnius, Lithuania Call for abstracts | B.S.Lab Symposium bslab-symposium.net       … Continue reading

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Publications and activities 2015

Publication of selection of papers presented at WOSC 2014 Raul Espejo was the Guest Editor of Vol 44, Issues 6/7 of the Journal Kybernetes, published  at the end of September 2015. This double issue included 23 of the contributions  to … Continue reading

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The Cybernetics of Governance Chile 1971-1973

Last December Raul Espejo gave a talk about Cybersyn at the University of Westminster, London. Video recording of this event is now uploaded in YouTube: youtu.be/JGTEoJI5-Y4 The talk highlighted Cybersyn’s  governance approach in contrast to current approached as well as its methodological and epistemological … Continue reading

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New publication by Professor Raul Espejo

Raul Espejo (Syncho Research, L., UK) (2015). “An Enterprise Complexity Model: Variety Engineering and Dynamic Capabilities.” International Journal of Systems and Society (IJSS) 2(1): 22.  Abstract Announcement for International Journal of Systems and Society (IJSS) 2(1)

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Humberto Maturana, Ximena Davila y Fernando Flores at WOSC 2014

Como ya informamos en un mensaje anterior el lanzamiento de WOSC 2014 para la comunidad Latinoamericana  tuvo lugar en la Universidad Nacional de Colombia en Bogotá el 14 de octubre pasado. Ahora la Universidad Nacional ha subido el video de … Continue reading

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A view of the plenary sessions at WOSC 2014

The plenary sessions at WOSC 2014 offered varied reflexions of systems thinking and cybernetics. Entrepreneurship,  the Cybersyn project and big data, disruptions and reparation of social issues in the light of the Viable System Model, wicked problems, self-organisation, requisite variety, Luhmann’s autopoiesis, … Continue reading

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