UNESCO Future Lecture Series: Foresight Frontiers (Part Two)

14 October 2013
UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France

The UNESCO Future Lecture Series: Foresight Frontiers serves as a platform for sharing the latest developments in the field of Future Studies from around the world. The guiding aim of the Series is to explore how Future Studies is advancing the capacity of decision makers to use the future to understand the complex emergent present. Being able to think beyond extrapolation based on existing models is not only a necessity if humanity is to take advantage of the open character of the universe (non-deterministic, full of novelty) but also a capability that can be enhanced through the advancement and diffusion of ‘futures literacy’.

This second edition of Foresight Frontiers welcomed

  • Anita Kelleher, Principal of Designer Futures (www.designerfutures.com.au), Chair of The Millennium Project of Australia and Founding Partner of The Centre for Australian Foresight (www.cfaf.com.au), and
  • Philine Warnke, Senior Scientist of the Innovation Systems Department, Austrian Institute of Technology (http://www.ait.ac.at).

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