UK Systems Society (UKSS) 23rd International Conference 2023 14th & 15th September 2023, at St Hilda’s College, Oxford UK – Systems: Transition to a Sustainable World

Keynote Speakers

Rodney Irwin, Chief Operating Officer (COO) and a member of the Senior Management Team (SMT) at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development.

Ray Ison is Professor of Systems at the Open University and President of the International Federation of Systems Research.

Registration guidelines

The registration fee for the two-day event is £250 including lunch, one evening meal and refreshments. Students/retirees £125. Further donations to the work of the society are gratefully acknowledged.

To book a place please visit this link.

Call for contributions

Papers are invited to contribute to the following streams

Sustainability research- what can systems offer?
Barriers to change – how can systems thinking/practice help overcome them?
Methodologies -evaluating system methods for intervention and transition
Cross disciplinary research -the contribution of Systems to interdisciplinarity
Knowledge Transfer-continuity or transformation?
Power and Accountability- Systems perspectives
The question of scale and transition – spatial and chronological
Policy making and its impact upon the process of transition
Food Systems and their impact upon Healthy diets
The NHS -A system to…?
Sustainable Systems in Business
Details of participation and submissions

Abstracts: from the 31st of March 2023.
Close for abstracts/submissions: 30th June
Review of submissions by 30th July
Revised submissions/full papers 31st of August.
Conference publication of accepted abstracts 15th September.
Publication of proceedings – January 2024
To submit please see here.

Presentations will F2F and in plenary. Special dispensation for Zoom-based presentations might be considered in special cases but please note the cost of registration remains the same.

For full details of the conference keynote speakers, submission process, registration and accommodation in Oxford please see the conference flyer.

PS Please pass the flyer on to anyone you think might benefit from this conference – thank you and see you in September 2023.