The Cybernetics Society holds scientific meetings, conferences, and social events, and engages in other activities to encourage public understanding of science and to extend and disseminate knowledge of cybernetics and its associated disciplines. The Society aims to support the Continuing Professional Development of its members. The Cybernetics Society is a member society of the International Federation for Systems Research and is affiliated to the World Organisation of Systems and Cybernetics. The Cybernetics Society is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
The Cybernetics Society is one of the few organisations where people can meet to discuss a wide range of interdisciplinary subjects ranging from Artificial Intelligence, the Internet, the sciences, engineering, design, system organisation, consciousness, architecture, medical topics.
Membership can derive from any of the many fields in which cybernetics is an influential disciplne. These range from management to biology, psychotherapy to sociology, design to AI.
In your applicaiton provide details of any relevant research projects, employment, publications or other contributions, and any other associations you have had with cybernetics or its applications. Providing a CV (resume), is an useful way of giving this information. If this information is available on the web, you only need to provide the web addresse(s). However we also invite other links and informaiton sources that help us in assessing membership suitability. We have two membership grades to apply for — Associate (eg for students or generally interested people) and (full) Member, for those with academic and/or other (learned/expert) credentials in cybernetics. The Council awards certain individuals with the status of Fellow. This typically requires a PhD in cybernetics or equivalent in action learning.
The Cybernetics Society takes its obligations under the Data Protection Act seriously and will not pass member's details on to any other organisation.