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Anticipation in Communities of Vision

Anticipation as an activity is one suffused with expectation and hope. When an individual or a group of like-minded individuals anticipate a desired outcome they may quickly and easily move towards implementation of a desired future. However, in a complex society with many differing perspectives, values and cultures, one's vision of the future may be another's worst case scenario. Environmental challenges on a global scale currently underscore the necessity of navigating and negotiating these complexities in ways that enable a sustainable and resilient future for all.

How might we move toward a shared vision of the future that takes into account complex and interconnected perspectives, a multiplicity of cultures and tolerance for a wide range of values? How do recent theories of affect and materialism play into this discourse, both through exploring possible ethical and technological structures and by experimenting with possible futures?

  • Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
  • Visualising the future via multi-stakeholder communities
  • Methods, strategies and case studies for building communities of vision (at various levels of scale)
  • Uses and issues in policy-making and public discourse
  • Issues of complexity, affect and sensing in long-term vision-crafting
  • The role of data in sense-making among diverse and distributed stakeholder groups

Conveners:

Heather A. Moore (The Shape of Things, Berlin)

Magnus Boman (KTH & SICS, Sweden)

Relevant information

  • To submit an abstract to this workshop send a mail to Heather Moore (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
  • Click here for further information on the conference
  • The registration is now open: https://webapps.unitn.it/Apply/en/Web/Home/convegni
  • Session’s speakers should register and pay the conference fee:
    • Early registration (before 1 September 2015): € 150
    • Late registration (from 1 September 2015): € 200

Important dates:

  • Abstract submission: 15 June 2015
  • Final program: 30 June 2015
  • Early registration: Before 1 September 2015
  • Deadline registration: 20 October 2015

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