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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Indian Ocean Futures 2014

The Indian Ocean Futures Conference is an international conference presented by the Australia-Asia-Pacific Institute Indian Ocean Futures Initiative. It brings together academics, government, industry and communities to identify these changes and discuss the challenges for the future of the region and its peoples.     The Indian Ocean basin is rapidly becoming a powerhouse of […]

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Association of Professional Futurists Annual Gathering

The APF’s Annual Gathering will explore how the Maker Movement, Social Entrepreneurs, and the networked-enabled sharing economy are converging to create emergent change.     The gathering will exploit San Francisco’s rich resources in these areas with speakers and learning journeys. Participants will then gather using complexity and narrative foresight tools to discuss what these […]

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The world is changing.   Are you ready?   We are.

This Strategic Foresight program is offered as a 5-day, project-based, face-to-face workshop at the University of Huston in partnership with The Destree Institute. The university has a 35 years experiance of educating foresight professionnals and offers you the Houston University Certificate in Strategic Foresight at the end of the process. Participants learn to anticipate disruptive […]

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Conference “Challenge Social Innovation: Innovating Innovation by Research”

During the 19th and 21st of September, the “Challenge Social Innovation” Conference took place in Vienna, co-organized by NET4SOCIETY (the Network of Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities National Contact Points) through the support of the European Commission, the Centre for Social Innovation, Vienna and the Dortmund University of Technology. The three-day event was organized as a […]

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COST strategic workshop on Foresight on Future Demand for Forest-based Products and Services

There are ongoing policy deliberations regarding forests at both an EU and pan-European level, e.g. a new forestry strategy, and the Forest Europe negotiations on legally binding instruments for forests. These procedures require timely, research-based information, but also new tools to define the common targets and the European added value for forests. In order to […]

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Second PARADISO conference

During the 7th and 9th of September, the second edition of the PARADISO international conference, part of the “Internet and Societies: New Innovation Paths” event organised with the support of PARADISO, was held at the European Commission in Brussels. The conference was officially opened by Ms Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the European Commission and European […]

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