The Research Group Emergent Systems, Information and Society held a meeting in the framework of the BCSSS emcsr avantgarde 2016 in Vienna.
Hamid Ekbia, Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Research on Mediated Interaction at the University of Indiana in Bloomington, held a keynote on Computing and capitalism: dynamics of systemic change.
About twenty people attended a workshop on Systems of Systems, a field of interest to the military sector, systems engineering, or organizational learning. The aim of the workshop was to critically discuss theoretical foundations of the concept and to analyse implications for different fields of application.
After the workshop the members of the group present in Vienna drafted a work plan for the years to come.