Abstract for: China Chapter Annual Meeting

The first summer school program on system dynamics in China was offered by Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade from August 21 to August 30, 2012. The summer school was tuition and accommodation free for postgraduate students. The program recruited 61 postgraduate students and young scholars from more than 25 universities and institutes in China. Six members of the China Chapter attended the 30th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society at St. Gallen in July, 2012. All of them gathered at the Chapter Poster session on July 23, 2012. On September 16, 2012, China Chapter of SD held a regular meeting which focused on summarizing the summer school of SD and planning for the activities in 2013. The modeling workshop on the application of SD in environment and sustainable development is going to be held on May 18, 2013 in Beijing with the purpose of exchanging ideas and sharing experience to upgrade the research ability on the related field. An academic forum is planed to be held on August, 2013 with the support of Systems Engineering Society of China and System Dynamics Professional Committee, which will further provide a more extensive and deeper probe into the academic and application of SD.