Three new foresight briefs uploaded

We have completed three new briefs on interesting forward-looking-activities, ranging from long-term analysis of socio-economic developments to new opportunities and threats originating in future technologies: EFP Brief No. 223: Analysing Long-term Trends of a Post-industrialised Society: The Case of Finland. EFP Brief No. 224: Technology Radar: Early Recognition of New Business Fields in Future Markets. […]

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Call for Papers – European Journal of Futures Research (open access publication)

In a collaborative effort, the Institut Futur at the Free University of Berlin and the Center for Futures Studies at the University of Applied Sciences in Salzburg, together with renowned scholars from the Berlin University of Technology, the RWTH Aachen University and the BAT-Foundation for Future Studies have initiated a new open-access publication. The European […]

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PASHMINA final conference 16 October (Paradigm SHifts Modelling and INnovative Approaches)

For the past three years, the PASHMINA project consortium has developed and experimented with a new generation of tools to better assess the interaction between the economy and the environment, the paradigm shifts in the energy-transport-environment nexus and land I 2013 lanserte Leo Vegas ogsa et eget Live beste online casino , og er dermed […]

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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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Vienna Foresight Training: Using Delphi Effectively

Delphi surveys are becoming more and more frequent as part of Foresight studies and other prospective activities. The popularity of Delphi as a survey tool has risen in part due to the use of new information technologies and possibilities provided by the internet. However, a central challenge for the effective use of Delphi remains the […]

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EFP Final Conference: Young Researcher‘s Session on FLA Related Research

PhD and Master Students presented their work on FLA related research The European Foresight Platform (EFP, www.foresight-platform.eu) final conference “FLA for the New Governance of Innovation Systems” aimed at establishing a theoretical grounding for forward-looking activities in a cross-disciplinary setting. Therefore qualitative and quantitative methods applied in FLAs were connected to aspects of governance and other […]

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CIGREF launches third call for projects – including theme “Future Entreprises Design 2020”

CIGREF has launched its third call for projects, including some foresight-themes. It includes the following themes: Future Entreprises Design 2020, Economics of digitality,  Maturity models for digitality, performance rules and standards, and Managing IS /digital spaces & functions in 2020. This call for projects is open to research teams from public research institutes, universities and […]

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OECD report: The Future of Families to 2030

The OECD has recently released an interesting report on the future of familiy and household structures. From their website: This report explores likely future changes in family and household structures in OECD countries; identifies what appear to be the main forces shaping the family landscape between now and 2030; discusses the longer-term challenges for policy […]

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Strategic Foresight track in British Academy of Management Conference 2012 (September, Cardiff University)

The British Academy of Management Conference 2012, organized in September at Cardiff University, UK, has a Strategic Foresight track focusing on foresight in organizations. From the conference website: The Track focuses on developing greater understanding of Strategic Foresight in organization’s day to day thinking, acting and the link to strategizing and (long term) strategies. Strategic […]

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Conference “Demand, Innovation and Policy” (Manchester, March 2012)

The Manchester Institute of Innovation Research is organizing a conference titled “Demand, Innovation and Policy”. From the invitation: “The current policy focus is on the intelligent use of public procurement of innovation, but increasingly a more comprehensive mix of tools are being applied. However, current ‘demand-side’ policy practices are not broadly underpinned by academic studies on appropriate […]

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