Events

    December 9, 2012

    Towards a Sustainable Financial System

    December 8–9th, 2012, Potsdam, Germany What transformations of the global financial system are required to ensure a sustainable development of humankind in the 21st century? The Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies – IASS – in Potsdam has started an investigation of this question. To support this inquiry, it will organize a series of workshops together with […]
    November 13, 2012

    Germany and Europe: Towards a New Growth Path? – Energy Sector Transition

    December 11, 2012 Neue Promenade 6, Berlin, Germany Energy Sector Transition – German Madness or an Opportunity for Growth? Germany has decided to phase out nuclear energy and to transform its energy sector into one based on renewable energy. On the one hand, this decision can be viewed as a purely political one. On the […]
    September 27, 2012

    First Open Global Systems Science Conference

    November 8–10, 2012 Brussels, Belgium The aim of the Conference is to contribute to the development of Global Systems Science (GSS). The study of problems as diverse as global climate change and global financial crises is currently converging towards a new kind of research – Global Systems Science. GSS builds on economics as well as […]
    June 22, 2012

    Chief economist meets … Thomas Straubhaar!

    June 19, 2012 Mercator Project Center Berlin, Germany A public debate on new economic thinking This is the start of a series of interviews with Thomas Fricke and german economists regarding new economic thinking, initiated by the Global Climate Forum (GCF) and the Financial Times Deutschland (FTD). Recently, Thomas Straubhaar, Director of the Hamburg Institute […]
    June 10, 2012

    Germany and Europe: Towards a New Growth Path?

    June 19, 2012 Mercator Project Centre Berlin, Germany “German leaders will have to choose between a shipwreck and a change in course. I do not know which Germany will choose. I do not know whether its leaders know. But on that choice hangs the fate of Europe.“ This is how Martin Wolf of the Financial […]
    March 15, 2012

    Financial Risks, Green Growth and Jobs

    May 3-4, 2012 World Trade Centre, Barcelona, Spain Challenges to Global Systems Science: From Climate Change to Market Governance The conference is organised by: Global Systems Dynamics and Policy (GSDP) Global Climate Forum (GCF) Integrated Risk Governance Project (IRGP) Outline The global financial crisis has posed an additional challenge to the governance of global systems. […]
    August 28, 2011

    New Thinking about Global Challenges – GSDP Annual Conference

    October 10-11, 2011 Umweltforum Berlin, Germany There is an urgent need for new thinking about global systems, in particular about the main driving force of globalization: the world economy. Missed the conference? To view videos of the talks given during the conference follow the link Conference Proceedings Click here Outline The 21st century will be […]
    April 3, 2011

    Integrated Risk Governance in the Mediterranean Region: Climate Change, Democracy, and Growth

    April 28-29, 2011 UAB Casa Convalescència, Barcelona, Spain A conference organized by the European Climate Forum (ECF) on behalf of the CIRCE project and the GSDP network ECF conferences are known for the unusual spirit of open debate and exchange between scientists and stakeholders. In this spirit, we will look at the tasks of risk […]
    March 17, 2011

    GSDP workshop as a Satellite Meeting at ECCS’11 Vienna—European Conference on Complex Systems

    Social energy: a useful notion for analysing complex socio-ecological systems? The metaphor social energy, based on an analogy to energy in physics, is supposed to facilitate the study of complex socio-ecological systems. It has been, to some extent, discussed in the GSDP network. A half-day workshop to further the discussion around social energy will be […]
    November 18, 2010

    Funding Research for ICT solutions for governance and policy modelling

    06.12.2010, Workshop in collaboration with the 7th Framework Programme of the European Union (FP7). Within the 7th EU Framework Program, the EU has issued a call for the development of ICT solutions for governance and policy modelling. This call has an indicative budget of 25 million Euros; the deadline for handing in proposals is 18 […]