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 […]
    October 26, 2010

    GSDP Kick-Off Meeting

    Berlin, Germany 26.-27.10.2010 This meeting is organized in order to develop the research programme for the first year of GSDP.
    March 15, 2010

    2010 Summer Institute for Advanced Study of Disaster and Risk

    August 2-13, 2010, Beijing Normal University/China Disaster, Risk, and Climate Change August 2-13, 2010, Beijing Normal University/China The 2010 Summer Institute for Advanced Study of Disaster and Risk (SI2010) at Beijing Normal University is the second of a series of three summer institutes cosponsored by the Ministry of Education, the State Administration of Foreign Experts […]
    February 15, 2010

    ECF Annual Conference, in conjunction with GSD: Action for Climate – Beyond the Zero Sum Game

    April 9-10, 2010 Barcelona, Spain The conference has been organised to facilitate an open dialogue on where we stand with regard to the climate issue, on the strengths and weaknesses of current climate research, and on the steps that can lead beyond the present impasse. It is organized by the European Climate Forum (ECF), in conjunction […]
    November 6, 2009

    Beyond the Financial Crisis – Globalization at the Crossroads

    An International Conference Berlin, November 5-6, 2009                  This conference is supported by the German Federal Ministry of the Environment and by the Global Systems Dynamics Project, a European research initiative. Read more… [PDF, 0,2 MB]
    April 4, 2009

    Agent-based Modeling for Sustainable Development

    A joint workshop of Global System Dynamics and Policies and the European Climate Forum Venice, 2-4 April, 2009 The workshop will offer the opportunity to exchange experiences with advanced multiagent modeling techniques and to think together about their application to practical problems, in particular the relation between climate policy and the global financial crisis. Later, […]
    April 3, 2009

    Financial Crisis and Climate Policy – A Science-Policy Debate

    ECF Annual Conference 2009 Venice, April 4, 2009 “Europe must lead the world into a new, or maybe one should say, post-industrial revolution, the development of a low-carbon economy.” This is the perspective offered by EU Commission President José Manuel Barroso when the EU declared its ambitious goals for cutting greenhouse gas emissions, increasing renewable […]