ANZSYS 2008 the 14th ANZSYS international conference was held in beautiful Perth in Western Australia 1 -2 December 2008. 35 refereed papers were presented. These are found in the proceedings which are published on CDROM and online (and hopefully soon  in print).The conference dinner was held at the BoatShed Restaurant overlooking the beautiful Swan River on the Monday evening. The conference was held at Edith Cowan University (ECU), Mount Lawley with Conference Chairs from ECU (A. Prof Trudi Cooper and Prof. Bill Hutchinson) and Curtin University of Technology (Dr. Terence Love) and administered by David Cook of SECAU at ECU with a variety of helpful and skilled ECU support staff.