Organisation 2014

EMCSR 2014:
Civilisation at the Crossroads –
Response and Responsibility of the Systems Sciences
Vienna, 22-25 April 2014

 

Patron

The Mayor and Governor of Vienna

 

Chairs

Chair

Wolfgang Hofkirchner, Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science

Co-Chairs

Iryna Dobronravova, Ukrainian Synergetic Society
Raúl Espejo, World Organisation of Systems and Cybernetics
Andrée Piecq, Union Européenne de Systémique
Jifa Gu, The International Academy for Systems and Cybernetic Sciences
Jennifer Wilby, International Society for the Systems Sciences
Rainer E. Zimmermann, Institut für Design Science München

Honorary Chair

Robert Trappl, Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies

Theme Chairs

Stefan Blachfellner, Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science & b-original Business & Communcication Design, Vienna / Salzburg, Austria
André Martinuzzi, 
Institute for Managing Sustainability, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria
Gary Metcalf, International Federation for Systems Research, Saybrook University, San Francisco, USA
Markus Peschl
, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

 

International Programme Committee

Sami Aburoza, Y-Motions International, Paris, Jerusalem, Riga, Vienna, and Herbert C Kelman Institute for Interactive Conflict Transformation, Austria
Mechthild Adameit, Economía Amable group, Grupo de Estudio de Sistemas Integrados/GESI, Argentina
Nikitas Assimakopoulos, Department of Informatics, University of Piraeus, Greece
Funda Atun, Department of Architecture and Urban Studies, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Georg Aumayr, Johanniter Österreich Ausbildung und Forschung gemeinnützige GmbH, Vienna, Austria
Paul Ballonoff, Ballonoff Consulting
Gerhard Banse, Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis, Karlsruhe, and Leibniz-Sozietät der Wissenschaften zu Berlin e.V., Germany
Manfred Blachfellner, Change the Game Initiative, and International Controller Association’s “Ideenwerkstatt”, and Economy for the Common Good Association, Austria
Pierre Bricage, University of Pau and Pays de l’Adour, Pau, France
Søren Brier, Dept. of International Business Communication, Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark
Mario Bunge, Department of Philosophy, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Christian Büscher, Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis. Karlsruhe, Germany
Gerhard Chroust, Institute for Telecooperation, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Linz, Austria
John Collier, Philosophy and Ethics, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa
Yagmur Denizhan, Bogazici University, Turkey
José María Díaz Nafría, Universidad de León, Spain
Ulf Dieckmann, Program Director, Evolution and Ecology, IIASA
Iryna Dobronravova, Philosophical Department, Kiev National Shevchenko University, Kiev, Ukraine
Gandolfo Dominici, University of Palermo and Business Systems Laboratory, Italy
Tatiana Ermolieva, Ecosystems Services and Management, IIASA
Martin Fössleitner, Gesellschaft für angewandtes Informationsdesign mbH, Vienna, Austria
Peter Fleissner, Institute for Design and Technology Assessment, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Manfred Füllsack, Institute of Systems Sciences, Innovation and Sustainability Research, University of Graz
Thomas Fundneider, theLivingCore, Vienna, Austria
Ernst Gebetsroither-Geringer, Energy Department, Austrian Institute of Technology, Vienna, Austria
Ulrike Gelbmann, Institute of Systems Sciences, Innovation and Sustainability Research, University of Graz
Johannes Goellner, Center of Risk & Crises Management & University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU Wien),Vienna, Austria
Wilfried Graf, Zentrum für Friedensforschung und Friedenspädagogik, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Klagenfurt, Austria
Manfred Gronalt, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Institute of Production and Logistics, Vienna, Austria
Stefan Hochrainer-Stigler, Risk Policy and Vulnerability, IIASA
Martina Huemann, Project Management Group, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria
Robert Jahn, International Society for Information Studies (ISIS)
Peter Judmaier, Institute for Creative/Media/Technologies, University of Applied Sciences, St. Pölten, Austria
Dino Karabeg, University of Oslo, and Knowledge Federation, Norway
Tomas Karger, Department of Sociology, Andragogy and Cultural Anthropology, Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic
Fares Kayali, University of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria
Louis Klein, Systemic Excellence Group, Berlin, Germany
Bernd-Olaf Küppers, Frege Centre for Structural Sciences, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Jena, Germany
Claude Lambert, Systèmes et Organisations ASBL, Koekelberg, Belgium
Alexander Laszlo, ISSS, USA
Tatiana Medvedeva, Siberian State University of Transport, Novosibirsk, Russia
Matjaz Mulej, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
Basarab Nicolescu, International Center for Transdisciplinary Research and Studies (CIRET), Paris
Lila PanahiKazemi, Temporary Autonomous Architecture, Hamburg, Germany
Francisco Parra-Luna, Complutense University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Marianne Penker, Institute for Sustainable Economic Development, Department of Economics and Social Sciences, BOKU University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
Andrée Piecq, Groupe d’Intervention et de Recherche en Organisation des Systèmes (G.I.R.O.S.), Carnières, Belgium
Peter Purgathofer, Institute for Design and Technology Assessment, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria
Gerald Quirchmayr, University of South Australia, School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences & University of Vienna, Multimedia Information Systems Research Group, Vienna, Austria
Andrea Rossi, Temporary Autonomous Architecture, Vienna, Austria
David Rousseau, Centre for Systems Philosophy, Surrey, UK
Elena Rovenskaya, Acting Program Director, Advanced Systems Analysis, IIASA
Jens Schippl, Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis. Karlsruhe, Germany
Tomas Sigmund, Department of Systems Analysis, University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic
Eva Schernhammer, Harvard School of Public Health & Harvard Medical School, Harvard, USA
Markus Schwaninger, Institute of Management, University of St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland
Gerald Steiner, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, Harvard, USA
Stefan Strauß, Institute of Technology Assessment, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria
Stuart Umpleby, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
Dimitrios Varsos, Department of Informatics, University of Piraeus, Greece
Thomas Wallner, University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Steyr, Austria
Christian Walloth, Institute of City Planning and Urban Design, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
Liss C. Werner, DIA, Dessau Architecture Graduate School; Humboldt Universität zu Berlin; Tactile Architecture, Berlin, Germany
Ofer Zalzberg, Middle East and North Africa Program, International Crisis Group
Liqian Zhou, Dept. of International Business Communication, Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark
Rainer E. Zimmermann, University of Applied Science Munich, Germany; Clare Hall, University of Oxford, UK
Silvia Zweifel, Economía Amable group, Grupo de Estudio de Sistemas Integrados/GESI, Argentina

 

Conference Organising Committee

Stefan Blachfellner, Conference Management
Yana Chaika, Conference Secretariat
Valeria Delgado, Director of Communication
José María Díaz Nafría, Web Conferences
Wolfgang Hofkirchner, Conference Management
Asimina Koukou, Conference Management
Iurii Mielkov, Conference Secretariat
Gerald Reitschmied, Photographs
Arghavan Tabibzadeh, Photographs
Christiane Tronigger
, Conference Registration
Olga Volik,
Conference Secretariat
Jennifer Wilby
, Programme Design and Book of Abstracts
Thomas Zimmermann, Video Production

 

Organisers

Organiser

Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science (BCSSS)

Co-Organisers

Institut für Design Science München
International Society for the Systems Sciences (ISSS)
The International Academy for Systems and Cybernetic Sciences (IASCYS)
Ukrainian Synergetic Society (USS)
Union Européenne de Systémique (UES)
World Organisation of Systems and Cybernetics (WOSC)

 

Partners

Universities

Austria
Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt
Johannes Kepler University Linz (JKU)
Medical University of Vienna (MedUni Wien)
University of Applied Arts Vienna (die angewandte)
University of Applied Sciences St. Pölten (fh st. pölten)
University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria (FH Steyr)
University of Graz (Uni Graz)
University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU Wien)
University of Vienna (Uni Wien)
Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU)
Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien)

International
Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, Dessau-Roßlau, Germany
Bogazici University, Turkey
Clare Hall, University of Oxford, UK
Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany
Harvard University, USA
Kiev National Shevchenko University, Ukraine
Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Saybrook University, San Francisco, USA
Siberian State University of Transport, Novosibirsk, Russia
The George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
Universidad de León, León, Spain
University of Applied Science Munich, Germany
University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic
University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa
University of Maribor, Slovenia
University of Palermo, Italy
University of Pau and Pays de l’Adour, Pau, France
University of Piraeus, Greece
University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
University of South Australia, School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences, Australia
Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic

Non-university research institutions

Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW), Vienna, Austria
Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies, Vienna, Austria
Business Systems Laboratory, Italy
Center of Risk & Crises Management, Vienna, Austria
Centre for Systems Philosophy, Surrey, UK
Helmholtz-Allianz ENERGY-TRANS
Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis (ITAS), Karlsruhe, Germany
International Center for Transdisciplinary Research and Studies (CIRET), Paris
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Laxenburg, Austria
Leibniz-Sozietät der Wissenschaften zu Berlin e.V., Germany

NGOs

Economy for the Common Good Association
Groupe d’Intervention et de Recherche en Organisation des Systèmes (G.I.R.O.S.), Belgium
Grupo de Estudio de Sistemas Integrados
(GESI), Argentina
Herbert C. Kelman Institute for Interactive Conflict Transformation
(HKI), Austria
International Controller Association
International Crisis Group
International Society for Information Studies (ISIS), Austria
Systèmes et Organisations ASBL, Belgium
Temporary Autonomous Architecture

Companies

Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH (AIT), Vienna, Austria
Ballonoff Consulting, Alexandria, Virginia, USA
b-original Business & Communication Design, Salzburg, Austria
Gesellschaft für angewandtes Informationsdesign mbH, Vienna, Austria
Johanniter Österreich, Vienna, Austria
Systemic Excellence Group, Berlin, Germany
Tactile Architecture, Berlin, Germany
theLivingCore, Vienna, Austria

 

Sponsors

International Federation for Systems Research (IFSR)
Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU)

 

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