Foresight For Development Roundtable
Monday 23 March 2015
The Capital, 20 West Street, Morningside, Johannesburg, South Africa
To present and review ForesightForDevelopment.org (FFD) partnership project papers
To discuss key issues regarding foresight and Africa’s future based on issues & trends
To conceptualise and plan towards a Special Issue of foresight journal
To engage in strategic planning for SA Node’s regional focus and FFD expansion
FFD RoundTable Participants Biographies
FFD Papers Abstracts
Dr Ozcan Saritas, a global energy expert from Manchester University, will give a talk at Wits University on 24th March 2015.
The title of the talk is: “The Geopolitics of Energy Futures: Implications and Lessons for Africa”.
Tuesday 24th March 2015 from 12:30 PM to 14:00 PM at the Wits Business School, Johannesburg.
Dr Ozcan Saritas will address global governance challenges, and key energy stakeholders with a special focus on Russia. He will also draw lessons for Africa and make particular links with South Africa where a “controversial” nuclear deal is on the way with Russia.
You are invited to a global conversation on the Future! March 1st is Future Day.
You are invited to a global conversation on the Future! March 1st is Future Day. Have all your questions answered about the 15 Global Challenges, The Millennium Project's Global Futures Intelligence System (GFIS), and futures research.
Join us for The Millennium Project's Future Day Live Q&A on March 1st on GFIS at https://TheMP.org/#section=questions.
Call to apply for participation in the
Open Science Dialogue: Seeds of the Good Anthropocene - A Southern African Perspective
Venue: Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Studies (STIAS), Wallenberg Conference Centre, c/o Marais & Jonkershoek Streets, Stellenbosch, Cape Town - 3-5 November 2014
The Southern African Program on Ecosystem Change and Society (SAPECS, www.sapecs.org) in collaboration with the Complexity Forum initiative led by the Centre for Studies in Complexity (www.sun.ac.za/complexity) at Stellenbosch University is hosting an open science dialogue on “Seeds of the Good Anthropocene – A Southern African Perspective” on 3-5 November 2014 at the Stellenbosch Institute of Advanced Studies (STIAS) in Stellenbosch. This initiative is linked to a larger international project under the auspices of the Future Earth global sustainability research initiative (http://www.futureearth.info/).
Please see the ‘Call for Applications’ for more information about the program, some additional background and the application process and deadline. Application deadline is 30 September.
The online application form can be accessed here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/18H6re0ulJSLGbOS67zoXDpbOjmGxAneqv0EXVHqDlvw/viewform?usp=send_form