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Welcome to the 22nd Futures Conference online and in Turku, Finland!

This years Futures Conference is starting on Wednesday 15 June. The event will consist of five keynote speeches, a panel discussion, several parallel sessions with 16 spoken presentation sessions, 14 workshops and 5 special sessions, and much more. We will be hosting over 300 participants from at least 30 countries, where of 115 will be participating the eventJatka lukemista ”Welcome to the 22nd Futures Conference online and in Turku, Finland!”

Presenting some of the forthcoming Special Sessions (part II)

Imaginative Transformations Upon Sustainable Futures This hybrid session broadens the debate on building more ecologically, culturally, and socially sustainable futures. What is now urgently needed, is to bring forth new approaches, methods, and tools that will help us to transform the values and belief systems based on which we create our visions and/or images ofJatka lukemista ”Presenting some of the forthcoming Special Sessions (part II)”

Updated Session Programme and Abstracts are available

The updated programme and abstracts for the parallel sessions are now online. On the session programme sheet you can find separate tracks for in-person participants in Turku and for virtual participants online. Whether you are participating in-person or virtually, you can join all the hybrid sessions as well. These sessions will be broadcasted from TurkuJatka lukemista ”Updated Session Programme and Abstracts are available”

Are you presenting your work at the event? See the guidelines for presentations

Thank you for your contribution and welcome to the 22nd Futures Conference! This year, the conference will be held in three formats: In-person, which will be held with physical participation at the conference venue, Radisson Blu Marina Palace Hotel in Turku. Hybrid, some in-person sessions will also be broadcasted online and virtual participants be able toJatka lukemista ”Are you presenting your work at the event? See the guidelines for presentations”

Open invitation to join the activities of Foresight Europe Network (FEN)

Foresight Europe Network (FEN) connects foresight practitioners from across Europe. It is an open and voluntary network, and all foresight makers and users are welcome to participate, including students of futures studies and foresight. The network organises its next meeting online on Wed 15 June at 10–12.30 EEST (UTC+3). You are most welcome to joinJatka lukemista ”Open invitation to join the activities of Foresight Europe Network (FEN)”

Presenting some of the forthcoming Special Sessions

Anticipatory governance to boost crisis preparedness – what policy actions needed for resilient cities and human-friendly AI? Special Session hosted by the Millennium Project with Professor Sirkka Heinonen (FI), Director Jerome Glenn (USA) and Adjunct Professor Osmo Kuusi (FI). Anticipatory governance can boost crisis preparedness. What policy actions and regulations would be needed to makeJatka lukemista ”Presenting some of the forthcoming Special Sessions”

Co-operation with the Journal of Futures Studies

We are most delighted to announce our co-operation with Journal of Futures Studies (JFS). The JFS is a peer-reviewed globally-oriented, trans-disciplinary journal with a mission to develop high-quality, futures-oriented research and thinking. > The Call for Reports and Articles is open and limited to the participants of the conference. Deadline to submission of the reportsJatka lukemista ”Co-operation with the Journal of Futures Studies”

Welcome to the Conference and the host city Turku, Finland

Turku is the oldest city of Finland, celebrating its 800th anniversary in 2029. It has a compact size, perfect for exploring the exciting mixture of old and new. Turku is located in the region of Southwest Finland and is one of Finland’s biggest cities. The versatile livelihood structure, top class selection of education, culture, and services,Jatka lukemista ”Welcome to the Conference and the host city Turku, Finland”


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