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July/August 2016

World Complexity Science Academy 7th World Conference

World Complexity Science Academy 7th World Conference, January 5-6, 2017, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Theme: “Governance Turbulence: Risk and Opportunities in the Complexity Age.” In the last decades, globalization has increased greatly for all social actors in terms of opportunities of knowledge, education, communication, and financial profits. This conference welcomes sociologists from any sphere: politicians, business people, etc., to present their researches and experiences on decision-making aimed to develop systemic, multidisciplinary sets of notions, ideas, and best practices. Seeking abstracts of with a maximum of 500 words. Deadline: December 10, 2016. Contact: For more information, visit

January 5, 2017 to January 6, 2017