Society Program Oversight Committee

Society Program Oversight Committee: This Committee shall consist of six members, three of whom are former or current Conference Program Chairs, serving staggered three year terms. It shall recommend future Program Chairs to the Policy Council. It is responsible for overseeing and reviewing the performance of Program Committee members and the types and nature of sessions to be presented at the conference as well as the topic areas around which conferences are organized.

Retrieved from Policies of the System Dynamics Society, 2017

Historical Description:

Society Program Oversight Committee:

The Society Program Oversight Committee (SPOC) was created to provide continuity to the process of managing the program at our conferences. Members of this committee consist of six members, three of whom are former or current Conference Program Chairs, serving staggered three year terms. This committee was reconstituted and included as a Standing Committee with a set of guidelines adopted for its ongoing function through three passed motions in the 2012 Summer Policy Council meeting.