Yeditepe University

 Management Application and Research Center

YIRCoF ’11

Yeditepe International Research Conference on Foresight and Futures

August  24 - 26, 2011, Istanbul

"Theory Building in Foresight and Futures Studies"

 

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Programme

Organization

Programme

 

 

 

Aug 23         Aug 24        Aug 25           Aug 26

Conference Venue

Larespark Taksim

   

 

 

Plenary Speaker

0900

M. Aaltonen

Robustness - Anticipatory and Adaptive Human Systems

 

 SESSIONS

 

SESSION 09 - Issues in Foresight Studies

Chair: David Sarpong

SESSION 10 - Backcasting

Chair: Mattias Höjer

1000

 The origin of foresight

Martin Amsteus, Linnaeus University, Sweden

 Backcasting – what and why?

Mattias Höjer, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

1025

 Context for Action: a methodological framework for foresight and sensemaking

 Wendy Elford, University of Canberra

 Application of Chaos Theory in Futures Studies and Back Casting to  Evaluate the Theory in Iran History

M. H. Moghadam, Imam Khomeini International University; Hassan Bashiri, Hamedan University of Technology; Ali A. Pourezzat, University of Tehran, Iran

1050

 Mobilizing Visions for Innovation: The Role of Innovation Teams

David Sarpong, University of the West of England, UK

 

1115

Break 

 

SESSION 11 - Impact of Foresight Projects

Chair: Karl-Heinz Leitner

SESSION 12 - Foresight and Public Policy

Chair: Ann Bergman

1135

  Foresight as Impulse for Change in Actor Behavior?

 Katharina Jarmai, Austrian Institute of Technology

1135 Futures studies and uncertainty in social-ecological systems

Åsa Svenfelt, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

1200

 Shaping the Future by combining Emerging Issues with Sustainability Indicators

 Vicente Carbias, IPTS - EC JRC

1155 A Comparative Study of Governance Structure for Policy Foresight

Chen-en Ko, National Taiwan University

1205 On the future of global governance: what will be left of the Bretton Woods legacy in two decades

Pascal Petit, CNRS - CEPN, University of Paris

1225

 

1225 Futures in Futures - an investigation of the role of work in futures studies

Ann Bergman, Jan Ch Karlsson, Karlstad University, Sweden

1250

LUNCH

 

SESSION 13 - Technology Foresight 2

Chair: Julie C. L. Sun

SESSION 14 - Applications

Chair: Heiko A. von der Gracht

1400

 Taiwan Agricultural Technology Foresight 2025

Julie C. L. Sun, Taiwan Institute of Economic Research

 Results of Real-Time Delphi

Heiko A. von der Gracht, Center for Futures Studies and Knowledge Management, Germany

1430

 Routes for Enhancing Corporate Foresight Capabilities in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises

Agne Paliokaite, ISM University of Management and  Economics, Lithuania

 Identification and Evaluation of Future Trends in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) Industry using a Real-time Delphi

Bernadette Förster, Tobias Gnatzy, Heiko A. von der Gracht,  Inga-Lena Darkow, Center for Futures Studies and Knowledge Management, Germany

1515

Break 

 

SESSION 15 - Foresight in Russia

Chair: Alexander Sokolov

 
1530

 National Science and Technology Foresight in Russia: Outcomes and Prospects

Alexander Sokolov, Higher School of Economics, Russia

 
1555

 Foresight and Roadmapping Backgrounding Public and Private Innovation Strategies: Approach of the HSE

 M. Doroshenko, O. Karasev, K. Vishnevskiy, Higher School of Economics, Russia

 
1620

 Evaluation and impact measurement of Foresight: A methodological approach

Dirk Meissner, Anna Sokolova, Ekaterina Makarova, Higher School of Economics, Russia

 
1645

FREE

1800 Departure for Bosphorus Cruise Dinner
1900

2300  Return to hotel