UNESCO Future Lecture Series: Foresight Frontiers (Part Two)

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 will welcome Anita Kelleher, Principal of Designer Futures (www.designerfutures.com.au), Chair of The Millennium Project of Australia (www.millennium-project.com) 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).

Simultaneous interpretation will be provided in English and French.
The event will be available via webcast.


Type of Event Category 8-Symposium
Start 14.10.2013 09:00 local time
End 14.10.2013 12:00 local time
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Focal point Tinio, Linda
Organizer BSP/FOR
Contact l.tinio@unesco.org
Country France
City Paris
Venue UNESCO Headquarters
Street 7, place de Fontenoy
Room Room IX
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Major Programme
Language of Event English, French
Estimated number of participants 80
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