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Jay Wright Forrester Award


The Jay Wright Forrester Award is presented as often as once annually for the best written contribution to the field of System Dynamics during the preceding five years. The recipient(s) receive(s) a commemorative plaque and US$5,000. Papers, articles, books, or other highly impactful written material published 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 and contact information for the nominator
  • The name and contact information for the nominee(s)
  • A complete citation of the work nominated
  • A detailed letter supporting the nomination that explains why the nominated work represents the best contribution to the field of System Dynamics during the preceding five years

Please submit nominations by March 1st to the Jay Wright Forrester Committee Chair. For additional information on composing a Jay Wright Forrester Award Nomination, and the nomination process, please see the award Guidelines, and if you have questions, please contact the Jay Wright Forrester Committee Chair:

Dr. Kimberly Thompson
University of Central Florida and Kid Risk, Inc.
email: kimt@kidrisk.org