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Conference Locations Update

On Sunday the 22nd of July, ISSS2018 will begin in the Kelley Engineering Center Building, in its open Atrium and surrounding classrooms, for both our registration and Sunday pre-conference workshops. Its address is 110 SW Park Terrace, Corvallis, OR.  On Monday 23, through Friday 27th, the conference will meet in the C2HM Hill Alumni Center, a purpose-built conference facility, at 725 SW 26th Street, Corvallis, OR 97331.  

An interactive searchable map of the Campus can be found CLICK HERE, showing the location of the Kelley Engineering Center Building (KEC), the C2HM Hill Alumni venue and its proximity to the Hilton Garden Inn.

ISSS2018 Corvallis Programme

The overall programme outline for #ISSS2018 Corvallis in Oregon has now been posted HERE.

Further details will be added in the future as speakers and workshops are confirmed and be made available on our Conference Online Programme, 

There will also be links to speakers and presentations as these are confirmed.



60th Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Systems Sciences

and 1st Policy Congress of ISSS


Boulder, USA : July 24-30, 2016

Realizing Sustainable Futures in Socio-Ecological Systems


E-ACCESS to Systems Research and Behavioral Science

In 2014 the ISSS moved to Electronic Access to Systems Research and Behavioral Science, rather than the printed mailed copies. The major benefit is that this will not only give you immediate access to an edition of the Journal as it is published, rather than wait for delivery by post, but will also give you access to the full back catalogue of those years of this Journal that are now online. This is the access that is now included with your membership fee for this coming year, and will not result in any increase in that basic membership fee. If you do wish to have a printed copy in additi

ISSS 2014 Conference - ISSS, and ASC in the following week

Washington, DC, USA July 27 through August 1, 2014

Arriving at the Conference, please click on this link for Conference Registration/Location

Learning Across Boundaries: Exploring the Variety of Systemic Theory and Practice

ISSS President 2013-14 Professor Gerald Midgley, University of Hull, UK

The 58th Meeting of the International Society for the Systems Sciences will be held at George Washington University,


It is now possible to enter your membership for January to December 2017 online, using the RegOnline system we have been using for several years. Click here to go to the Membership Information Page.

We hope this will make the process simpler, and save you mailing costs!

You can still download a paper copy of the membership form, if you wish to fax, mail or email the form as in previous years.

If you have questions about the new process, please email the ISSS Office (

The Work of John Bowlby

New Publication

The ISSS was funded to produce a report on the work of John Bowlby, a colleague of those working at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford in the 1950s and who later based his work within the Tavistock Institute in the UK. A copy of the report is now available, and can be downloaded here at no cost:

ISSS2010 Conference in Waterloo, Canada, July 18-23, 2010

Registration and Paper Submissions now open for the 54th Meeting of the International Society for the Systems Sciences

Governance for a Resilient Planet

Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON, Canada

   ***Plenary speaker abstracts, full details of all workshops and a draft program have now been published on the conference pages. ***

Click on this link for further details.

ISSS Printed Proceedings or CDROMs Available

If you would like to purchase a printed copy of the ISSS2008 Conference Proceedings or selected previous years, please go to the Publications page.

Printed proceedings are now available through an arrangement with Curran Associates to print on demand paper copies of the CDROM proceedings. These are especially useful for library subscriptions.

CDroms of each year's proceedings are also available to order from the ISSS Office. See the Publications page for details on this option.

Call for Submissions to 2009 General Systems Bulletin

It is time again to ask for submissions of short notes or research reports, and other items of interest, for the upcoming ISSS 2009 General Systems Bulletin to be published in January 2009.

Short papers/research notes should be no longer than 1000 words.

ALSO, other items of interest are welcome for the membership section such as future conferences, calls for papers, employment announcements, new courses, etc...

Please email to

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