Open Science Dialogue: Seeds of the Good Anthropocene - A Southern African Perspective

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, in collaboration with the Complexity Forum initiative led by the Centre for Studies in 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 (

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:

For more information, please contact Rika Preiser: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2013-14 State of the Future Infographic

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Future Day March 1st 2014





Worldwide 24-Hour Discussion to Celebrate World Future Day March 1st to be Hosted Online by The Millennium Project

Five international futurist organizations have joined forces to invite their members and the public to come online at 12 noon in their time zone to explore how they can help build a better future.

This will be a 24-hour conversation moving across the world with people entering and leaving the conversation whenever they want. The five international futurist organizations will provide facilitators for each of the 24 time zones as possible. In addition to The Millennium Project, they are the World Future Society, World Futures Studies Federation, Association of Professional Futurists, and Humanity+.

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