September 7, 2010
John Hayward attended the Twenty-Eighth International Conference of the
System Dynamics Society in Seoul, South Korea, July 25 – 30, 2010. He presented a paper entitled Church Growth via Enthusiasts and Renewal. John also became part of the special interest group modelling psychological and social phenomena.
In connection with John’s interest in church growth, he attended worship in the world’s largest Christian congregation, based in Seoul. Socially, along with many other delegates, he visited the joint security area between North and South Korea.
The System Dynamics Society is the worldwide professional organisation for the methodology. The annual meeting is the premier event for the presentation of advances and applications in the subject. In addition there are chapter meetings in many countries, including the UK.