The sustainability concept is evolving with a deeper comprehension that knowledge and technology created by man‘s intellect influence the survival processes of civilization no less than abundance of natural resources. 

  The SIID-2003 will provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of recent work on  sustainability methodology and practice, tracking links for knowledge-based and economic technologies.

  The Conference should be of interest for scientists, managers, economists, sociologists, engineers and professionals, working in the area of sustainable development and related fields.

   SIID-2003 continues the subject of Interrnational Conferences „System Approach to Sustainable Development“ (September 25-28, 1997, Palanga, Lithuania) and „Sustainable Development in the Information Society“ (October 2-4, 2000, Vilnius, Lithuania, www.mii.lt/SDIS).