EFP Workshop ‘Future of Cultural Heritage’

Cultural heritage is important for both society and economy. It contributes to forming an individual and collective identity, supports improving social and territorial cohesion, is of great economic importance for the tourism industry, and has potential for defining new types of artistic careers.  This importance for society and economydemands a better protection, promotion and use […]

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EFP Final Event “Forward Looking Activities Governing Grand Challenges”

The European Foresight Platform (EFP) invited to the EFP Final Event “Forward Looking Activities Governing Grand Challenges” September 27–28, 2012, Vienna, In Cooperation with the Institut Français Vienne Program DAY 1 12.00 Welcoming Lunch 13.00 Welcome, Guillaume Rousson (IFV), Perla Srour-Gandon (European Commission) 13.15 Intro to the conference Susanne Giesecke, AIT 13.30 Roundtable I: The Role of […]

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Future Day of the Bertelsmann Stiftung

On Monday 2 July at the Kalkscheune in Berlin the team of the Bertelsmann Stiftung gathered an international group of scholars, journalists, activists and bloggers for the first in a series of international Future Days. Organized with support from the Rockefeller Foundation, the series of Future Days provideed a platform for discussing the biggest challenges that we […]

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TA Conference: “Technology Assessment and Policy Areas of Great Transitions”

The European TA Conference: “Technology Assessment and Policy Areas of Great Transitions” will take place in Prague, Czech Republic from 13 to 15 March 2013. The conference addresses not only technology assessment but also related fields, such as foresight, science and technology studies, research on the ethical, legal and societal aspects of technology. The conference […]

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EFP Policy Workshop ‘Smart Mobility 2050: Human centred Vision and long-term Horizon’

Update: the final paper based on the background paper and workshop outcomes is available: EFP Smart Mobility Workshop – final paper. The European Foresight Platform (EFP) organized a policy workshop ‘Future of Smart Mobility 2050: a Human-centred Vision’, which took place on the 12th of June in Brussels. In this workshop, foresight and mobility experts […]

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Final Conference of the FESTOS project

On the 8th of December the final conference of the FP7 FESTOS project (Forsight of Evolving Security threats Posed by Emerging Technologies) took place in Brussels. (More information about the FESTOS project can be found on the project homepage: http://www.festos.org/.) As mentioned in the project description, in FESTOS it was planned to identify and assess […]

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Report on foresight conference in Astana (Kazakhstan), 5-6 December 2011

“Foresight a Way to View the Future” A conference under the theme of “Foresight a Way to View the Future” was organized in Astana as part of the Innovation Forum devoted to the 20th anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The Innovation Forum, which was opened by the Prime Minister of the Republic […]

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Report on iKnow conference in Brussels, 27-28 October 2011

“Towards a Strategic Issue Management System for Science, Technology and Innovation” During the 27th and 28th of October, the iKnow project organized its final conference in Brussels under the theme “Towards a Strategic Issue Management System for Science, Technology and Innovation”. During the conference, new methods and tolls developed by iKnow to support foresight, horizon […]

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EFP Review Meeting, Seville 11 May 2011

The purpose of the EFP Review Meeting was to discuss the methodological approach of EFP in providing foresight information and support to policy makers and practitioners. In addition, the aim was to refine the various policy support approaches and to review the first policy workshops in order to draw conclusions for the subsequent implementation. Please […]

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