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The 2014 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics will be held at the luxurious Paradise Point Resort & Spa where the average October temperature is 70oF/22oC. Tucked away on gentle Mission Bay in the Heart of San Diego, Paradise Point Resort & Spa features comfortable Balinese style bungalows amidst lush, tropical gardens, tranquil lagoons, wildlife, and one mile of sandy beach next door to SeaWorld. Scattered across a private 44-acre island, you’ll find plenty of room to roam and relax with five swimming pools, beach bon-fire pits, a marina, five dining venues, an award-winning spa and endless recreation options (more).

SMC 2014 is the annual flagship conference of the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society where researchers and practitioners report on up-to-the-minute innovations and developments, summarize state-of-the-art, and exchange ideas, results, and future trends in all aspects of systems science and engineering, human-machine systems, and cybernetics. Papers are invited on all technical topics ranging from theoretical results to engineering practice and industrial applications (more).



The vision of the Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society is to be recognized
as the world leading society for the advancement of theory and application
in systems science and engineering, human-machine systems, and cybernetics.


The mission of the Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society is to serve the interests of its members and the community at large by promoting the theory, practice, and interdisciplinary aspects of systems science and engineering, human-machine systems, and cybernetics. It is accomplished through conferences, publications, and other activities that contribute to the professional needs of its members.


The following fundamental values provide the foundation for all SMC activities:

Membership: Maximize the value of being a member.
Professionalism: Advance knowledge and professional development.
Excellence: Deliver high quality and relevant services and products.
Integrity: Act with honesty and fairness.
Collaboration: Achieve results and excellence through teamwork.
Communication: Promote honest and transparent interactions.
Diversity: Embrace diversity of members and their ideas.
Empowerment: Empower volunteers and value their contributions.
Equality: Provide equal opportunities to all members.
Respect: Practice respectfulness in all relationships.
Nominations are invited for the 2014 SMC Society Awards
Nominations and supporting letters are to be submitted to the by June 15, 2014. Details of the awards can be viewed here.
Scope and Title Change of the IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics
The SMC Society is pleased to announce that the following have been elected to the SMCS Board of Governors as Member at Large

Patrick Chan
Honghai Liu
Rodney Roberts
Fabio Roli
Robert Woon

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SMC Society Brochure

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Congratulations to the SMC Society members who were elected IEEE Fellows for 2013

Kathlelen Carley
Sam Kwong
Zidong Wang
Gautam Biswas
Ashok Srivastava
Hisao Ishibuchi
Robert Kozma
Kay Tan
Kazuo Tanaka
Germano Torres
Martin Buss
Hong Zhang
Haizhou Li
Yi Murphey

SMC Society Awards for 2013
At the Annual Awards Ceremony held during the 2013 International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics in Manchester, UK, SMCS volunteers were presented with society awards to recognize their service to the SMC Society. [more]
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