“The Morning after the Vote: First Reactions to Britain’s EU Referendum”

18 Jun

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As we approach the week of the British European Union (EU) referendum, the rest of Europe is also thinking and preparing for the outcomes and effects of the #brexit vote.

Committee for the Future – Finnish Parliament

15 Jun

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Cat recently visited Finland and was invited to speak by the Finnish Expert Panel for Sustainable Development. The purpose of this session was to discuss various models for enhancing synergies between sustainable development goals and foresight and other work on the future.

This week’s hot links include redefining eastern geo-economic policy and reviewing western geo-strategic interests, global terrorism, mental development and the EU Marshall Plan.

15 Jun

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This week’s hot links include redefining eastern geo-economic policy and reviewing western geo-strategic interests, global terrorism, mental development and the EU Marshall Plan.

Call for proposals for foresight workshop production and facilitation support Short proposal including costing and details of previous work due by 13 June sent to jessica.bland@nesta.org.uk copying in harry.armstrong@nesta.org.uk. Project outline A new research project ‘Employment in 2030: Skills, Competencies & their Implications for Learning’ will assesses what mix of skills and competencies will be required for the types of jobs that the US and UK economies will need in 15 years time. The analysis will be used to develop recommendations as to how educators and policymakers should change their practices to address future skills gaps

11 Jun

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Call for proposals for foresight workshop production and facilitation support

IATA: Shaping the Future of Aviation

5 Jun

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) invited Cat to speak on Shaping the Future of Aviation session at the 72nd Annual General Meeting in Dublin. Cat discussed the preliminary findings from the School of International Futures (SOIF) and IATA’s foresight study for the airline industry.​

Capacity Building in Foresight for Development – a Global View presented at the CEPAL Foresight Conference

4 Jun

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Cat was recently invited to speak at the International Seminar: The Sustainable Development Goals and Building Futures for Latin America and the Caribbean round table as part of the CEPAL Foresight Conference held at the ECLAC headquarters Santiago, Chile.

RANEPA – MGPP ‘2030 Greater Europe’ Live Challenge

22 May

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As part of the Public Service Leadership and Strategic Management modules on RANEPA’s Master for Global Public Policy, the ‘2030 Greater Europe’ challenge was brought by a TaskForce Group.

RANEPA’s Master for Global Public Policy

22 May

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Cat was invited as a Visiting Professor with Paul Davies to teach on an excellent course at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration.