La prossima European Conference on Complex Systems si terrà a Lucca dal 22 al 26 September 2014, nel IMT Campus in Piazza San Francesco 19.

Conference Main Tracks


1. Foundations of Complex Systems (Complex networks, self-organization, nonlinear dynamics, statistical physics, mathematical modeling, simulation)

2. Information and Communication Technologies (Internet, WWW, search, semantic web)

3. Infrastructures, Planning and Environment (Critical infrastructures, urban planning, mobility, transport, climate change, energy and sustainability)

4. Biological Complexity (Biological networks, systems biology, evolution, natural science, medicine and physiology)

5. Language, Linguistics Cognition and Social Systems (Evolution of language, social consensus, artificial intelligence, cognitive processes)

6. Economics and Finance (Social networks, game theory, stock market, crises)


ECCS’14 will be a major international conference and event in the area of complex systems and interdisciplinary science in general. It will offer unique opportunities to study novel scientific approaches in a multitude of application areas. Two days of the conference, 24 and 25 September, are reserved for satellite meetings, which will cover a broad range of subjects on all aspects of Complex Systems, as reflected by the conference tracks (appended below).

Applications to organize a satellite meeting can now be submitted via email.

Prospective organizers are invited to submit an informal proposal (less than 1000 words) by email to with subject line ‘Satellite proposal’. In the message header, please specify the satellite title, as well as the names and institutions of the members of the organizing committee.

The proposal should include detailed information regarding the subjects covered by the satellite meeting and their relevance to the conference main tracks, relation to previous such meetings, duration of the meeting (from 1/2 day to 2 days), a preliminary schedule (including a list of invited speakers), paper selection standards, and a budget assessment*.

Also bear in mind that all the participants to a satellite meeting must be registered to the main conference.

The deadline for applications for satellite meetings is 28 February 2014. Official notification of acceptance will be sent on 15 March 2014 at the latest.