Yeditepe University

 Management Application and Research Center

Yeditepe University

Department of Business Administration

YIRCoF ’11

Yeditepe International Research Conference on Foresight and Futures

August 24 - 26, 2011, Istanbul

"Theory Building in Foresight and Futures Studies"




      Book of Abstracts         Conference Photos


64 researchers and executives came together to discuss and communicate on challenging problems related to THEORY BUILDING in FORESIGHT and FUTURES STUDIES within the historic and mystic environment of Istanbul.

48 papers were presented at the conference.

Survey on Foresight and Futures Studies Field


Sunset in Istanbul


 Plenary Speakers

 Z. Sardar, Editor, FUTURES

M. Aaltonen, Helsinki University of Technology 

Conference Venue

Larespark Taksim



Papers presented at the conference will be published in Conference Proceedings.

Selected papers will be published in a special issue of Foresight.


Conference participants will have free access to Foresight for one month ( 1 - 30 Semptember 2011).




14 September 2011


Conference participants will have free access to

Emerald Management eJournals, eBook Series and Emerging Markets Case Studies

Emerald Management eJournal

for one month (September 1 - 30, 2011)