To make the world a safer place through safer systems.
Advance the system safety discipline by creating an international, interdependent network of system safety professionals dedicated to the continuous improvement of the art, sciences and technology needed to provide the best total system safety solutions. Be the recognized international leader in the system safety discipline.
The International System Safety Society is a non-profit organization supporting safety professionals worldwide.
With a wide range of individual and corporate members, the Society is affiliated with major corporations, educational institutions and other agencies.
The system safety concept focuses on the application of systems engineering and systems management to the process of hazard, safety and risk analysis.
Chapters around the globe, the annual International System Safety Conference, and the renowned Journal of System Safety
are just a few of the means by which we strive to accomplish our objectives.
Our Web site offers a wealth of resources for members and visitors alike.
We invite you to return to it often.
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Journal of System Safety
About the Journal
Journal of System Safety
is the official publication of the System Safety Society and is the leading source of cutting-edge information about the latest developments in the system safety field.
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Professional Members of the International System Safety Society. This may be the case if they
joined the Society as part of an International System Safety Conference registration,
or if they haven't filled out and submitted the longer (Professional) application
form. Only Professional members can vote or run for office.
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The 35th International System Safety Conference
August 21–25 2017
Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town, Albuquerque, New Mexico
The 34th International System Safety Conference
August 8–12, 2016
Renaissance Hotel at Sea World, Orlando, Florida
The 33rd International System Safety Conference
August 24–27, 2015
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, San Diego California
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The 32nd International System Safety Training Symposium
August 4–8, 2014
St. Louis, Missouri
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The 31st International System Safety Conference
August 12–16, 2013
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The 30th International System Safety Conference
August 6–10, 2012
The 29th International System Safety Conference
Material from 29th ISSC (2011)
January 23-26, 2017
Call for Papers & Tutorials
Call for Papers & Tutorials (abbreviated version)
Ballots due March 31, 2017
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