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Jay Wright Forrester Award


The Jay Wright Forrester Award is presented as often as once annually for the best contribution to the field of System Dynamics during the preceding five years. The recipient receives a commemorative plaque and US$5,000. Papers, articles, books, research or consulting reports, theses or other written material that have been published or are in publishable form in the English language, in the original or after translation, are eligible for consideration.

Nominations for the Forrester Award may be made by anyone who uses System Dynamics or follows the progress of the field. A nomination must include the following information:

  • The name of the nominee.
  • A complete citation of the work being nominated.
  • Comments by the nominator explaining why he or she believes the work is the best contribution to the field of System Dynamics during the preceding five years. Please be as specific and persuasive as possible. Documents of one or more pages are perfectly acceptable.
  • The name and email address of the nominator.

If you have questions, contact the Jay Wright Forrester Committee Chair:

Dr. Erling Moxnes
University of Bergen
email: erling.moxnes@geog.uib.no

NOTE: Nominations must be received no later than March 31st. For information on composing a Jay Wright Forrester Award Nomination, and the nomination process, please see the award Guidelines.