R&I strategies and policy priorities in new mission-oriented programs: The case of security

ETTIS – European Security Trends and Threats in Society is a EU FP7 collaborative research project focused on identifying and assessing opportunities for enhancing societal security, improving situation awareness and informing investment and policy options for societal security. ETTIS aims to construct a comprehensive framework which can be used in the formulation of future decisions […]

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Call for papers: 2nd European TA conference in Berlin

Call for Papers: The Future of Responsible Research and Innovation – Drivers, Barriers, Contradictions, Timelines, Crossroads, Scenarios This session on the future of RRI will reflect the international state of debate and research on RRI with the focus on analysing drivers of and barriers to RRI and to analyse contradictions, timelines, crossroads, and scenarios related […]

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European Journal of Futures Research – Call for Papers IV

Special Topic 2014: The Future of Europe Guest Editor-in-Chief Markus Pausch The European Journal of Futures Research (EJFR) invites scholars to submit articles in a topical collection on “The Future of Europe”. Contributions should explore a wide range of issues which are important for the further political, economic and social development of the European continent. […]

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Foresight as a Tool for Policy-Making

The European Techno-Economic Policy Support Network (ETEPS) organizes an interactive research meeting for young researchers and/or PhD students in the field of policy and prospective studies, giving rise to new dialogues and exchanges of knowledge and experience. The event is organized primarily for representatives of organizations within the ETEPS network; the meeting is however open […]

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Engage today to shape tomorrow

The focus of the 5th International Conference on Future-Oriented Technology Analysis is on the potential of FTA to “Engage today to shape tomorrow”. There are three main conference themes that will help structure contributions and discussions: Theme 1: FTA and Innovation Systems Theme 2: Creative interfaces for forward looking activities Theme 3: Cutting edge FTA […]

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NEXT14 – Embrace “The New Normal”

    At­ NEXT14, great speakers will draw a picture of what ’The New Normal’ will look like in the near future. Join NEXT14 on May 5-6, 2014! Together with 1,800 international executives and entrepreneurs you will learn about ideas that currently make our jaws drop, but will become normal in no time. NEXT started […]

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Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science

The theme of 2014 ESOCITE/4S joint conference is “Science in context(s): Souths and Norths”, which refers to the opportunity for STS scholars to meet colleagues (and research traditions) from other parts of the world, giving rise to new dialogues and exchanges. Individual abstracts and proposals for sessions should emphasize how they will make original and […]

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5th International Multi-Conference on Complexity, Informatics and Cybernetics 2014

IMCIC 2014 is an international forum for scientists and engineers, researchers and consultants, theoreticians and practitioners in the fields of Complexity, Informatics, and Cybernetics. Its Organizing Committee will consider disciplinary research articles for their possible acceptance as well as multi-, inter-, and trans-disciplinary research, studies, reflections, programs, and projects.   Besides the regular formal sessions, […]

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Future Infinite Academic – Sustainable Futures in Changing Climate

The 16th International Futures Conference organised by Finland Futures Research Centre deals with the different dimensions of Sustainable Futures in a Changing Climate. The UN Rio 20 summit in 2012 and governmental commitments to create universal sustainable development goals have generated new and fresh debates on how to best pursue environmental sustainability with social equity. […]

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