Afternoon sessions (version of September 30, 2015)

AFTERNOON – PARALLEL SESSIONS (Version of September 30, 2015)

This is the fourth, updated version of the programme for the afternoon sessions of the 1st International Conference on Anticipation. Let us know if you detect spelling mistakes or missing or wrong information. The present version includes only the speakers that have completed their registration and/or those that have sent their abstracts formatted according to the instructions circulated a few weeks ago. Please complete your registration and send us your formatted abstract as soon as possible. In the meantime, we will do our best to keep updated the programme.

The final version of the programme will be published in the second half of October.

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AC1 ANTICIPATORY CITIES 1 – Chair: Michele Manzella (University of Ferrara)

  • ACHE, Peter, Linda CARTON, Vincent MARCHAU, Sietske VEENMAN and Etienne ROUWETTE (Radboud University Nijmegen), Anticipatory governance in urban planning processes
  • CATTAPAN, Nico (Labtre), Revisiting the concept of strategy for urban policies
  • CAPERNA, Antonio and Eleni TRACADA (International Society of Biourbanisn, University of Derby), Biourbanism - Towards a new epistemology in the architects’ education
  • BERGHEIM, Stefan (Center for Societal Progress, Frankfurt am Main), Positive Futures - Forum for Frankfurt

AC2 ANTICIPATORY CITIES 2 – Chair: Eleni Tracada (University of Derby)

  • YIN, Jingwen and Keri FACER (University of Bristol), Using the case of “Bristol is Open” to explore the relationship of the Science and Technology Studies (STS) and the anticipation theory
  • STUFANO, Rossella, Stefano BORGO, Dino BORRI and Domenico CAMARDA(Technical University of Bari, ISTC CNR), Spatial design for risk-averse urban scenarios: a conceptual note
  • MANZELLA, Michele, Theo ZAFFAGNINI and Roberto BOTTAZZI (University of Ferrara, London Royal College of Art),Telematic map of the risk
  • GIESECKE, Susanne (Austrian Institute of Technology), “Riding the Tiger – The example of social innovations attempting to establish and to alter the anticipated capitalist development”

AE1 ANTICIPATORY ENGINEERING 1 – Chair: Janet Singer (International Society for the Systems Sciences)/Rick Adcock (Cranfield University)

  • ABERA, W., M. BANCHERI, A. BELLIN, E. BOZZINI, N. CONCI, A. FRACASSO, L. FRACCAROLLO, D. GENELETTI, L. GIOVANNINI, L. LAITI, M. LARCHER, B. MAJONE, S. MENINNO, E. NUCCI, M. PERTILE, S. PICCOLROAZ, G. ROSATTI, E. SANSONE, M. SARTORI, E. TOMASI, M. TORO, D. ZARDI, N. ZORZI, D. ZUGLIANI, S. SCHIAVO and R. RIGON (University of Trento), Anticipating the impact of climatic changes on future availability of water resources and hydro-geological risks: an overview from the project CLIMAWARE
  • FIORINI, R. A. (Politecnico di Milano), No Anticipation, No Wellbeing!
  • LOWE, David, Karen CLARK, Gerald MIDGLEY, Gordon PATTISON and Mike YEARWORTH (Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, University of Hull, University of Bristol), Methods for Monitoring Organisational Health - Enabling an Anticipatory System
  • SINGER, Janet and Michael SINGER (International Society for the Systems Sciences), Six degrees of socialisation: revisiting positivist foundations for anticipatory engineering

AE2 ANTICIPATORY ENGINEERING 2 – Chair: Mike Yearworth (University of Bristol)

  • PIANOSI, Francesca and Thorsten WAGENER (University of Bristol), The role of modelling in water engineering: non-stationarity, uncertainty, complexity
  • RHODES, Donna H. (MIT), Toward a science of anticipatory analysis for engineering systems
  • McNAMARA, Curt (Minneapolis College of Art and Design), Anticipatory design
  • YEARWORTH, Mike and Leroy WHITE (University of Bristol, University of Warwick), Soft engineering: anticipating an increasingly messy landscape for engineering practice

AM1 ANTICIPATION THROUGH MIGRATION 1 – Chair: Paolo Boccagni (University of Trento)

  • BOCCAGNI Paolo and Milena BELLONI (University of Trento), Anticipation through Migration? Migration processes and policies as a source of critical insight on anticipation
  • CARLING Jørgen (Peace Research Institute Oslo), The nature of imagined mobilities
  • HARNEY, Nicholas DeMaria (The University of Western Australia),Anticipation and knowledge: migration, apprehension and the uncertainty of futures

AM2 ANTICIPATION THROUGH MIGRATION 2 – Chair: Milena Belloni (University of Trento)

  • GOOSKENS, Imke (University of Cape Town), “Home is where my heart belongs”: Aspiration in the lives of young Angolans living in Cape Town
  • IBÁÑEZ-ANGULO (Universidad de Burgos), Where is that place we called home? Anticipation and the construction of flexible return scenarios

AN1 ANTICIPATING NATURE 1 – Chair: Rocco Scolozzi (University of Trento)

  • KOSOW, Hannah (University of Stuttgart), Telling better stories about socio-environmental futures? Forms of ‘CIB & simulation’ and their effects
  • DE BAVELAERE, Nicole H.N. (ISSS-International Society for the Systems Sciences), Nature, master of anticipation
  • ROVERO, Francesco (MUSE-Museo delle Scienze, Trento), AHUMADA, Jorge (Betty & Gordon Moore Center for Science and Oceans, Washington DC), The tropical ecology, assessment and monitoring (TEAM) network: an early warning system for nature
  • AHTEENSUU, Marko (University of Turku), Stowaway assumptions in decision frameworks for the conservation of endangered species under climate change

AN2 ANTICIPATING NATURE 2 – Chair: Alessandro Gretter (Fondazione Edmund Mach, Italy)

  • GIOVANNINI, Lorenzo (University of Trento), High-resolution forecasts of the thermal comfort in the urban area of Trento
  • CIOLLI Marco, IANNI Elena, ZATELLI Paolo, GENELETTI Davide, TATTONI Clara (Università di Trento), Elena Ianni, (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México), Landscape changes and future scenarios in the Alps: a holistic ecological approach.
  • OLMEDO, Marcela (Kent University PhD candidate), The role of knowledge, network and sense of community in building anticipation capacity for natural risk management
  • MIKOVA, Nadezhda (Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge, Moscow), Climate change and our future: anticipating trends and challenges

AN3 ANTICIPATING NATURE 3 – Chair: Emanuele Eccel (Fondazione Edmund Mach, Italy)

  • LOW, Sean (Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies, Potsdam), Solar radiation management: foresight for governance (SRM4G)
  • BLAL, Predicting the impacts of multi-purpose watershed management: the case of soil erosion control and poverty alleviation in the Upper Anseba Watershed (Eritrea)i
  • POPE, Lexi (University of Georgia), Anticipating future socio-environmental change in Taveuni, Fiji
  • RIZZOLI, and ROSÀ (Fondazione Edmund Mach, Italy), Global changes and the emergence of zoonotic diseases: what's next?

AS1 ANTICIPATION IN ECONOMIC STRATEGIES 1 – Chair: Liisa Valikangas (Aalto University)

  • KORHONEN, Anne M., Liisa VÄLIKANGAS and Ilkka TUOMI (Aalto University), Active waiting as an anticipatory strategy - toward four practices in the creation of a business ecosystem
  • ÇEPNI, Elif (Bahcesehir University, Istanbul), The possible scenarios of using foresight in economic thought schools
  • LESNIAK-LEBKOWSKA, Grażyna (Warsaw School of Economics), Evolving global challenges impact on business strategies and education from 2015 to 2050

AS2 ANTICIPATION IN ECONOMIC STRATEGIES 2 – Chair: Elif Cepni (Bahcesehir University)

  • PESCHL Markus F. and Thomas FUNDNEIDER (University of Vienna), From predicting the future to enabling ‘thinking from the future as it emerges’
  • SUNDQVIST, Henna, Anna AMINOFF, Maria ANTIKAINEN, Outi KETTUNEN andMikko DUFVA (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd), Towards circular economy – enhancing anticipatory decision-making in organizations by gamification
  • KURKI, Sofi and Sirkka HEINONEN (Finland Futures Research Centre), Anticipation-framework for understanding forward-leaning organisational culture. A conceptual analysis of key ideas and their interrelations

BF1 BRING FORTH FUTURES 1 – Chair: Mark Swilling (Stellenbosch University)

  • POPOVICH, Mila (World Academy of Art and Science), Bring forth Futures: Anticipation for Culture Making and World Building in the 21st C.
  • GÖPEL, Maja (Wuppertal Institute), Towards transformative literacy: the role of mindshifts in system innovations
  • GUTENSCHWAGER, Gerald A. (Washington University), Collective anticipation: art or science, or both?
  • CIDÁLIA F., Silva (University of Minho), Anticipating the unexpected: between desire and alchemy

BF2 BRING FORTH FUTURES 2 – Chair: Mila Popovic (World Academy of Art and Science)

  • HAJER, Maarten (University of Amsterdam), Next economy
  • HICHERT, Tanja (Foresight for Development Ltd), Novelty as a component of using the future (in Africa)
  • STEWART, Charles (City College of New York/CUNY), Anticipation in librarianship:  the interplay of texts, agendas, and creativity

BF3 BRING FORTH FUTURES 3 – Chair: Mila Popovic (World Academy of Art and Science)

  • SWILLING, Mark and John Van BREDA (Stellenbosch University), The contribution of transdisciplinary research to anticipatory thinking: a global South perspective
  • SNOWDEN, Dave (Centre for Applied Complexity, Bangor University), From anticipation to triggering anticipatory awareness

CC1 NEAR FUTURE AS CULTURAL CONSTRUCT 1 – Chair: Marco Bassi (University of Trento)

  • CHOWDHURY, Nusrat S. (Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Amherst College), Mines and signs: resource and political futures in Bangladesh
  • WESZKALNYS, Gisa (London School of Economics), ‘Road belong oil’? Speculating, waiting, and anticipating in a prospective oil economy
  • DEKA, Maitrayee (University of Milan), Anticipating a new politics in the electronic bazaars in Delhi
  • ODOK, Godwin (Federal University Dutsin-Ma, Nigeria), Schooling and anticipatory ‘learned helplessness’ in Northern Nigeria

CC2 NEAR FUTURE AS CULTURAL CONSTRUCT 2 – Chair: Gisa Weszkalnys (London School of Economics)

  • NORTHCOTT, Michael (University of Edinburgh),Future suffering and the ethics of climate change mitigation
  • KAUR, Gurinder (India), “… in anticipation for your blessings”: doctor, healer and God
  • BASSI, Marco (Dept. Of Sociology and Social Research, University of Trento), Prophecy as practice of anticipation
  • ILMIN, NAH and Jhonny Antonio PABÓN CADAVID (Université Paris Ouest and Universidad Externado de Colombia), Towards new imaginations of museum practices through heritage anticipation


  • MOORE, Heather A., Magnus BOMAN and Pedro SANCHES (The Shape of Things, Berlin, KTH, Stockholm), Principles in forming communities of vision, practice and foresight
  • WEIG, Doerte (CSIC-IMF Barcelona), The moving body: changing our perception to anticipate new vision
  • ADEYEYE Kemi and Maarten Willems (University of Brighton and Eindhoven University of Technology), In anticipation: the renaissance of the architectonics for the events ‘without’
  • BLUHM, Roland (Dortmund University), The epistemic value of utopias and dystopias

DA1 DESIGN AND ANTICIPATION 1: Transdisciplinary approaches: Theory – Chair: TBA

  • KOLTICK, Nicole (Drexel University-Design Futures Lab), Autonomous botanists
  • PLATZ, Axel and Marc HASSENZAHL (Siemens AG, University of Essen), Designing the future: from knowledge of change to an understanding of constants
  • NABONI, Roberto and Mariela TSOPANOVA (Politecnico di Milano), Performance-based architecture. Learning from Nature’s anticipatory models
  • TROMP, Nynke (TU Delft), Design on the basis of anticipated behavioural effects and long-term social implications

DA2 DESIGN AND ANTICIPATION 2: Transdisciplinary approaches: History – Chair: TBA

  • FERRARA, Marinella and Chiara LECCE (Politecnico di Milano), Future visions from the 1939: two different approaches
  • DENISON, E. Scott (Ohio State University), Ubiquitous surveillance. A crowd-sourced, design fiction provocation
  • KERSPERN Bastien and HARY Estelle (Design friction), Reanticipation: iterative design fiction
  • MICHURA, Piotr and Stan RUECKER (), Janus-faced anticipation in designing novelty


  • COLOMBI Chiara and Danila ZINDATO (Politecnico di Milano), Approaches and tools for building anticipation within design processes
  • FÉLIX, Maria João (Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and the Ave Barcelos, Portugal), Noetic design. New products and connections between the brain and its infinite answers
  • GUIMARÃES PEREIRA, Ângela, Alba L’ASTORINA, Alessia GHEZZI and Irene TOMASONI (European Commission - DG Joint Research Centre, IREA – Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche),Imagining food: a participatory journey to think and tinker with the future of food @ the EXPO 2015 in Milan


  • ARQUILLA, Venanzio and Annalisa BARBIERI (Politecnico di Milano), Design as enabler of anticipatory systems: the MakeinProgress case study
  • KEMP, Sandra (Imperial College – UK), A space for time: temporality and design in the museum
  • MORRISON, Andrew and Janike KAMPEVOLD LARSEN (AHO - Oslo), Personas and projections. A lyrical essay on facing climate change via design fiction


  • LEROY, Pieter and Sietske VEENMAN (Radboud University Nijmegen), Anticipatory governance: theories of change in environmental outlooks
  • BERTOLOTTI, Marco and Patrizia CATELLANI (Catholic University of Milan), Framing the future: The effects of message framing in political communication on climate change policies
  • BRUNET, Sébastien (Research Institute for Statistics, Evaluation and Foresight – Wallonia (IWEPS) and University of Liège), Decision-making and anticipation: what is the role of public administration?

EA1 EDUCATION AND ANTICIPATION 1: Design – Chair: Keri Facer

  • DUGGAN, James R. (Manchester Metropolitan University), ‘Everybody Loves Robots’: Founding community engagement of young people and digital futures on enchantment
  • LITTLEJOHN, Deborah (North Carolina State University), Anticipation and action in graduate-level design programs: Building a theory of relationships among academic culture, professional identity and the teaching environment
  • LIANAKI-DEDOULI, Irianna and Jacques PLOUIN (UNESCO), Anticipation as a skill to reinforce the intercultural competences of global citizens

EA2 EDUCATION AND ANTICIPATION 2: Hope – Chair: Johan Siebers

  • AMSLER, Sara and Keri FACER (University of Lincoln and University of Bristol), Democratic education in the age of anticipation
  • OJALA, Maria (Uppsala University), Anticipation related emotions of hope and worry concerning global climate change: promoting emotional awareness in education for a sustainable future
  • BIESTA, Gert (Brunel University), Asking the impossible: working with the unforeseen in teaching
  • LALOV Bojan (Technical University, Sofia), Creating anticipative possibilities – goal and essence of the educational process


  • DELGADO, Patrícia Santos, Rita DE CASTRO ENGLER and Pier Paolo PERUCCIO, How should schools prepare designers to the future?
  • ODELLA, Francesca (University of Trento), Social sciences and the design of tools for future learning
  • OJASALO, Katri, Johanna HAUTAMÄKI and Outi TÖRMÄNEN (Laurea, Centria and Lapland Universities of Applied Sciences), Higher education in the future: creating scenarios for cooperation between Master level education and working life in the year 2025
  • BISHOP, Peter (University of Houston), Teach the future

EA4 EDUCATION AND ANTICIPATION 4: Planning – Chair: Sara Amsler

  • OPESEYI, Caleb (Directorate of Youth & Community Practices, Lagos), Anticipation: optimizing decisions off risks, uncertainties for projective-analysis in school organizational management
  • SALINI, Deli (Swiss Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training SFIVET - Lugano), Anticipation dynamics in professional development consulting in France
  • JACOBS, Garry (WAAS), Closing the educational time warp to prepare for a different future
  • HALE, Alex (Royal Commission on the Ancient & Historical Monuments of Scotland), Anticipating the River Clyde as an educator

FA1 FICTIONS AND THE ARTS 1 – Chair: Roberto Paura (Italian Institute for the Future)

  • ALBERTAZZI, Liliana and Iacopo HACHEN (University of Trento), Anticipatory processes in nature, perception and arts
  • DE PETRIS, Linus and Peter GIGER
(Blekinge Institute of Technology), Anticipation and techno‐aesthetic æffect
  • LOVE, Cyprian (University of Limerick), The future and human soundscape
  • MOLLON, Max and Nicholas NOVA (EnsadLab, Telecom ParisTech; HEAD-Geneva, Near Future Laboratory), What is fictional in design fiction?

FA2 FICTIONS AND THE ARTS 2 – Chair: Liliana Albertazzi (University of Trento)

  • PAURA, Roberto (Italian Institute for the Future), Science fiction and anticipation: a contribution to futures studies and foresight practices
  • RAUSCHER, Anna (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg), Signs for the future. Visual and verbal anticipations of environmental issues
  • TESSAROLO, Mariselda and Eleonora BORDON (Padua University), Anticipation and creativity in art
  • RICCIONI, Ilaria (Free University of Bozen), The anticipation of postmodern complexity in the social action of avant-garde movements of the Early Nineteenth Century
  • STEWART, Christopher (University of Technology Sydney), Anticipatory conflict: photography, architecture, war

FD1 FUTURES IN DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE PRAXIS 1: Sustainability in design and architecture – Chair: TBA

  • BELLINI, Oscar Eugenio and Andrea PITTONI (Politecnico di Milano), Slums recovery: bamboo self-build shelters. A low-cost and low-tech challenge
  • FAGNONI, Raffaella and Mosè RICCI (Università di Genova), The future is backwards. Re-cycle as destiny
  • TUCCI, Fabrizio (University La Sapienza, Rome), The future of residential buildings in Mediterranean climate: bioclimatic design, low energy, zero emissions
  • VANNICOLA, Carlo and Silvia PERICU (University of Genoa), Me.Design_Mediterranean’s shapes


  • ROTARU, Irina (Politecnico di Milano), Design & Anticipation. Envisioning the City of Tomorrow
  • ROSELLI, Claudia (DIDA, Departement of Architecture, University of Florence), People, spaces and imaginary landscapes
  • STEENBLIK, Ralph (Pratt Institute, School of Architecture), Toward an anticipatory architecture
  • TROTTA, Maria Giovanna (Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Guadalajara México), EAD Extreme adaptive design methodology for climate change


  • DOUGAN, Brian (American University of Sharjah), Anticipation moderated
  • STEAD, Michael (Lancaster University), Spimes and speculative design: sustainable product futures today
  • ROJAS MORALES, María Eugenia (Universidad Iberoamericana, Ciudad de México), Design education: a change of heart

FD4 FUTURES IN DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE PRAXIS 4: Neurosciences and perception – Chair: TBA

  • DURÁN QUEZADA, Georgina and Patricia HERNÁNDEZ NAVARRO (Universidad Iberoamericana Mexico City, Design Department. Graphic Design Degree), Empathy as a method to foresee the future
  • BUIATTI, Eleonora and Beatrice LERMA (Politecnico di Torino), Sensory evaluation of hedonic attributes. Innovation of product’s perception
  • ASCIONE, Giuseppina and Nicola DE PISAPIA (University of Trento), Towards a neuroscience-based and architecture-driven care of self


  • GOTSEVA, Roumiana (Center for Strategic Foresight, Sofia), Anticipatory leadership: praxis for individual and collective action under uncertainty and complexity
  • WALLENBORN, Grégoire (Université Libre de Bruxelles), Planning and foresight as two heterogeneous and complementary modes of thought
  • GROFF, Linda, (Global Options and Evolutionary Futures Consulting & California State University) Future Human Evolution and Views of the Future Human: Technology, Sustainability, Civilization, & Consciousness-Based Perspectives
  • KIENEGGER, Manuela, Marianne HÖRLESBERGER and Susanne GIESECKE (Austrian Institute of Technology, Vienna), From foresight to anticipation

FS2 FUTURES STUDIES 2 – Chair: Roumiana Gotseva (Center for Strategic Foresight, Sofia)

  • ROLLWAGEN, Ingo (Hochschule Fresenius, University of Applied Sciences/AMD Academy for Fashion and Design), Anticipation design: Exploring the next generation of future shaping — best practices and pitfalls/ramifications and emerging (success) criteria in making/thinking the future
  • MOGALE, Ramadimetja, Fhumulani MULAUDZI and Maretha DE WAAL (University of Pretoria), Cultural Safety and Sensitivity as the core Ethical Responsibilities in Virtual Discussion Forum:  A Case Study at University of Pretoria
  • DESTATTE, Philippe (Destree Institute), The bifurcation method
  • ROSSEL, Pierre (ETH, Lausanne),Foresight undermined by its most usual suspects: the ordinary production of biases by foresighters

FS3 FUTURES STUDIES 3 – Chair: Philippe Destatte (Destree Institute)

  • SOKOLOWA, Anna (Higher School of Economics, Russia, Moscow), Identification of weak signals and wild cards: stages, methods, criteria
  • BEECROFT, R. and I. C. SCHMIDT, Scenario mapping as a ‘third way’ of scenario thinking
  • VAN DER DUIN, Patrick, Jacintha SCHEERDER, Rene HOOGERWERF and Silke DE WILDE (Delft University of Technology, Fontys Academy for Creative Industries, University of Amsterdam, and BAM Infraconsult), The Dutch ‘Horizon scanning 2050’. Signaling and challenging futures
  • FULLER, Ted and Maya VAN LEEMPUT (Lincoln University), Developing Anticipatory Effect through Anticipatory Affect

FS4 FUTURES STUDIES 4 – Chair: Victor Vahidi Motti (Executive Board, World Futures Studies Federation)

  • CORSI, Patrick and Pierre MASSOTTE (IKBM Sprl Gérant, Brussels and Institut de l’Innovation et du Développement, Mauguio), On the physics of anticipation
  • FERNÁNDEZ-GÜELL, José-Miguel (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid), Bridging the gap between futures studies and urban planning
  • FRITSCHE, Frank, Marcus JOHN, Birgit WEIMERT, Milos JOVANOVIC and Stefan RESCHKE (Fraunhofer Institute for Technological Trend Analysis), Anticipation: a bibliometric approach to its connotation, context, and transitions in peer reviewed publications from 1974 to 2014
  • GAUTHIER, T., P.-A. FONTA, J. SUBTIL and E. HARY (Haute école de gestion de Genève, HES-SO; University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland), A data science-driven investigation of futures studies and anticipation scholarly literature


  • OOSTHUIZEN, Marius (University of Pretoria), Building Stakeholder Mutuality Through Scenario Thinking - Using Anticipation in Post-Apartheid South Africa
  • CHASTAIN, Christine (University of Utah), Exploring a futures approach For the design of Participatory Innovation efforts within Organizations
  • AMINI, Faruch (Freie Universitaet Berlin), Forecast and structured analytic techniques

LI1 LIFE ITSELF 1 – John Kineman (President ISSS)

  • Definitions and philosophical world view
  • Relational frameworks

LI2 LIFE ITSELF 2 – John Kineman (President ISSS)

  • Methods and techniques
  • Case studies

MV1 MAKING OF VISIONS 1 – Chair: SAND, Martin (Karsruhe University)

  • SCHNEIDER, Christoph and Martin SAND (Karlsruhe University), Introduction: the making of visions
  • FERRARI, Arianna and Andreas Lösch (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology), How smart grid meets in-vitro-meat – on socio-epistemic practices of visioneering
  • TUTTON, Richard (Lancaster University), Premediating Mars: Interplanetary Anticipations in Digital Media

MV2 MAKING OF VISIONS 2 – Chair: SCHNEIDER, Christoph (Karlsruhe University)

  • GUDOWSKY, Niklas amd Mahshid SOTOUDEH (Austrian Academy of Sciences), Into grey skies – citizens‘ visions as a Leitbild for governing science, technology and innovation
  • BRAND, Urte and Arnim von GLEICH (University of Bremen), Importance of guiding orientations to give direction in socio-technical systems
  • KOLLIARAKIS, Georgios (University of Frankfurt),Visions, blinders, and sneak previews: the sociotechnical imaginaries of European security
  • ENGELS, Franziska and Anna Verena MÜNCH (TU-Campus EUREF, Institute of the Technische Universität Berlin), One site – multiple visions: visioneering between contrasting actors’ perspectives


MV3 MAKING OF VISIONS 3 – Chair: SAND, Martin (Technical University of Denmark)

  • DICKEL, Sascha and Jan-Felix SCHRAPE (Technische Universität München), Digital utopianism: the rise of the prosumer
  • WENTLAND, Alexander (WZB Social Science Centre, Berlin),Beyond electric cars: visioneering future mobility, infrastructures, and markets through the electrification of transportation
  • RODEGHER, Sandra and Cynthia SELIN (Technical University of Denmark), Parity and Participation: The Role of Social Influence in Scenario Planning
  • JØRGENSEN, Ulrik (Denmark), Adaptation and resilience as social capacities - critical reflections on time and anticipation


(Paris-Sud University),For an ethics of anticipation – Between hope and responsibility
  • LAVI, Liat (Bar-Ilan University), Pragmatic hermeneutics
  • VODONICK, John (Saybrook University), Neo-pragmatism, an ethical anticipatory system

NP1 NEW PARADIGM 1 – Chair: Winston Nagan (University of Florida)

  • JACOBS, Gary (World Academy of Arts and Science), Anticipation as a trans-disciplinary driver of social evolution
  • SAAVEDRA-RIVANO, Neantro (University of Tsukuba), First Elements Towards the Foundations on an Anticipatory Approach in Economics
  • HOEDL, Eric (European Academy of Sciences and Arts), European Union's long-term anticipation studies 2025, 2030, and 2050
  • GAVRANKAPETANOVIĆFaris and Bojan ŠOŠIĆ (Academy of Sciences and Arts of Bosnia and Herzegovina), Are we losing individual leadership potential in the current global trends?

NP2 NEW PARADIGM 2 – Chair: Gary Jacobs (World Academy of Arts and Science)

  • NAGAN, Winston (University of Florida), Anticipation, law, prediction and problem solving
  • ZUCCONI, Alberto (IACP-Istituto dell’Approccio Centrato sulla Persona), The anticipatory value of the person-centered and people-centered approaches
  • ALVAREZ-PEREIRA, Carlos (Innaxis Foundation), Untying the gridlocks: changing our hermeneutics to bifurcate for good

NP3 NEW PARADIGM 3 – Chair: Alberto Zucconi (IACP-Istituto dell’Approccio Centrato sulla Persona)

  • SKINNER, Angus (FRSA), Linking Capabilities and Strengths: Consilience
  • THOMSEN, Knud (Paul Scherrer Institut, Switzerland), Anticipation as the central element for the working of individual minds and whole societies

PA1 POLITICAL ANTICIPATION 1 – Chair: Marie Hélène Caillol

  • CAILLOL, Marie-Hélène (LEAP – Laboratoire Européen d’Anticipation Politique), Political anticipation, an open field of research and investigation
  • BOYD, Emily (University of Reading), Conceptualizing anticipation as a normative ideal of climate governance
  • CONLEY, Shannon N. (James Madison University), Negotiating socio-technical contracts: a conceptual development of the anticipatory governance framework

PA2 POLITICAL ANTICIPATION 2 – Chair: Jose Maria Compagni

  • COMPAGNI, Jose Maria (FEFAP – Foundation for Education and Training in Political Anticipation), Towards a more democratic educational system through the use of ICT
  • YOSHIZAWA, Go (Osaka University), The power of narratives in policymaking
  • DE LEO, Rob A. (Bentley University), Toward an anticipatory problem type: the political dynamics of proactive policy change


  • HAHN, Christel (IRPA – Internationaler Rat für Politische Antizipation), Political anticipation - an intercultural view on dealing with the future
  • DE BAVELAERE, Nicole (Westphal Institute), Political systems need to mimic the anticipatory model
  • COLONOMOS, Ariel (SciencePO, Paris), Self-blinded oracles in DC’s future market for security


  • GOMBAY, Nicole (Université de Montréal), Placing value: thoughts about the temporality of money and hunting
  • MUELLERLEILE, Chris and Keith Woodward (University of Bristol and University of Wisconsin-Madison), Im-possible futures: derivatives pricing, contingency and speculation
  • ANDERSSON, Jenny (Sciences Po), The social power of prediction
  • ALDERRAMA, Andres and Ulrik JØRGENSEN (Denmark),  Mapping uncertain, contested terrains for navigation - anticipation and interventions in design
  • ALVAREZ LEÓN, Luis Felipe (University of California-Los Angeles), The technological singularity and the political imaginaries of automation

PF1 PHILOSOPHY AND THE FUTURE 1 – CHAIR: Tina Röck (Kassel University)

  • MORLEY, Neville (University of Bristol), Thucydides and the classical foundations of anticipation
  • LUCHETTI, Claudia (University of Tübingen), Between Utopian Past and Eternal Freedom. The Idealistic Conception of Future by Plato and Schelling
  • ALFIERO, Giacomo (University of Genoa), Future and surprise in Hume’s theory of time
  • DANILKINA, Natalia (University of Groningen), Future world as a transcendental object: Kant’s pre-methodological invention

PF2 PHILOSOPHY AND THE FUTURE 2 – CHAIR: Salvatore Vasta (University of Catania)

  • SZERSZYNSKI, Bronislaw (Lancaster University), Acting ahead of the future
  • DOLEV, Yuval (Bar-Ilan University), Knowledge about the future
  • SCOGNAMIGLIO, Carlo (Faculty of Philosophy, Pontifical University St. Thomas, Rome), Forecast and freedom: the boundary between “psyche” and “spirit” in Nicolai Hartmann’s philosophy

PF3 PHILOSOPHY AND THE FUTURE 3 – CHAIR: Claudia Luchetti (University of Tübingen)

  • DONATO, Oscar Mauricio (University of Buenos Aires), Nietzscheandthe philosophers of thefuture
  • JANCSARY, Jonathan (University of Innsbruck), The future as an undefined and open time – a Bergsonian approach
  • RÖCK, Tina (Kassel University), The Dimension of Future in ontology – A conception of temporal Reality with Bergson and Deleuze

PF4 PHILOSOPHY AND THE FUTURE 4 – CHAIR: Gottfried Heinemann (Kassel University)

  • CERVO, Giulia (University of Trento), Rethinking the future with Arendt and Fink: political action and play as models of anticipation
  • LUEDIGER, H. H. J. (Independent scholar), Participare → anticipare → emancipare
  • VASTA, Salvatore (University of Catania), Through past in the future. The tacit basis of knowledge as philosophical question
  • DATTA, Maitreyee (Jadavpur), Is the distinction among past, present and future possible?

PF5 PHILOSOPHY AND THE FUTURE 5 – CHAIR: Marli Hujier (Erasmus University Rotterdam)/Jonathan Jancsary (University of Innsbruck)

  • VON PETERSDORFF,Friedrich (Independent scholar), The future within the epistemology of Karl Popper
  • HEINEMANN, Gottfried (Kassel University), Praesens de futuris: Whitehead on how to be going to move forward into the future
  • FORTINO, Mirella (Independent scholar), Future and scientific conception of the world without philosophy?
  • SAMANIEGO, Fernanda (Philosophy of Science at UNAM), How do physicists create future?

PS PSYCHOLOGICAL ANTICIPATION – Chair: Liliana Albertazzi (University of Trento)

  • BICKHARD, Mark (Lehigh University), Representation and/or anticipation?
  • LABRA-SPRÖHNLE, Fabián, Garth SMITH, Helmut AHAMMER, Paul TEESDALE-SPITTLE, Ivy LIU, Marcus FREAN and Claire POSTLETHWAITE (Victoria University of Wellington, Nelson Marlborough District Health Board, New Zealand, Medical University of Graz, University of Auckland), The Anticipatory Patterns of Thinking in Attention-Deficit/Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD): Diagnostic accuracy of Geometric and Kinematic measures
  • ZABOROWSKI, Robert (Polish Academy of Science),Affectivity as an underlying factor in determining an individual's approach to the future


  • FACIONI, Carolina (ISTAT), Anticipatory minds: the Italian contribution to Futures Studies
  • MONTAGNINI, Leone (Rome), Quantitative and qualitative approaches to the future in Wiener

RR1 RESPONSIBLE RESEARCH AND INNOVATION 1: Conceptualizing RRI  – Chair: Luigi Pellizzoni (University of Trieste)

  • GENUS, Audley and Mara ISKANDAROVA (Kingston University), Emerging themes and controversies in Responsible Research and Innovation: a narrative review
  • FUCHS, Daniela and André GAZSÓ
(Austrian Academy of Sciences), Anticipating and handling risks: nano risk governance in Austria
  • MACNAGHTEN, Philip (Wageningen University), A Responsible Innovation Governance Framework for GM Crops: Global Lessons for Agricultural Sustainability

RR2 RESPONSIBLE RESEARCH AND INNOVATION 2: The politics of RRI – Chair: Luigi Pelizzoni (University of Trieste)

  • BÖSCHEN, Stefan, Ulrich DEWALD and Julia HAHN (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology), Responsible research and innovation: technocratic guiding principle or a mean for democratization of innovation?
  • PELLIZZONI, Luigi (University of Trieste), Problematizing future and politics in Responsible research and innovation
  • SELIN, Cynthia, Ângela Guimarães PEREIRA, Sarah R. DAVIES and Gretchen GANO (Technical University of Denmark, European Commission - DG Joint Research Centre, University of Copenhagen, University of California, Berkeley), Mediation and scenarios: unpacking power, politics and persuasion in future-oriented inquiry

RR3 RESPONSIBLE RESEARCH AND INNOVATION 3: Mapping responsibility in RRI – Chair: Phil Macnaghten (Wageningen University)

  • ARNALDI, Simone (University of Padua), Expectations, social action and modes of activation: a proposal for a heuristic framework of responsibility
  • FELT, Ulrike (University of Vienna), Anticipating futures, distributing responsibilities: a comparative reflection on different issue areas
  • KUHLMANN, Stefan, 
Gonzalo ORDONEZ-MATAMOROS and Bart WALHOUT (University of Twente), Governing towards Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) - dimensions, options and limitations
  • RUGGIU, Daniele (University of Padua), Models of anticipation within the responsible research and innovation framework: an overview from the human rights perspective

SF1 SOCIOLOGIES OF THE FUTURE 1: Theoretical Perspectives. Chair: Carmen Leccardi

  • ALMAGUER KALIXTO Patricia E., MARCUELLO-SERVOS Chaime (Universidad de Zaragoza) AMOZURRUTIA José A. (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México) BARRON PASTOR, Juan Carlos (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México), Sociocybernetics, systems thinking and anticipation
  • LO SCHIAVO Lidia (Università di Messina), Along the timeline: present, past and future for a Foucauldian critique. Contemporary democracies in Europe in a heterotopic and utopian perspective
  • MICA Adriana (University of Warsaw): Anticipated but ... The Issue of Externalities and Side Effects in Sociology of the Unintended
  • CORBISIERO Fabio (Università Federico II Napoli), RUSPINI Elisabetta (Università Bicocca, Milano),Sociology of the future and the future of sociology. The Italian case

SF2 SOCIOLOGIES OF THE FUTURE 2: Anticipations, expectations, narratives. Chair: Paolo Jedlowski

  • BERTUZZI Nicolò, BORGHI Paolo (Università Bicocca, Milano), Contemporary social movements: potential and limits in imagining and building the future
  • DECLICH Andrea (“Conoscenza e Innovazione” Association, Roma), The debate over the future and the topic of expectations
  • ILARDI Emiliano (Università di Cagliari), New science fiction novels and old fears
  • ISABELLA Simona (Università della Calabria): Young people imagine their future: social representations and individual path

SF3 SOCIOLOGIES OF THE FUTURE 3: Young people and the future. Chair:  Giuliana Mandich

  • GASPANI Fabio (Università di Milano-Bicocca), Being neet in Italy and thinking about the future
  • LUNDBY Astrid (Aalborg University), Young people’s anticipation regarding education and job
  • LYON Dawn (University of Kent), CARABELLI Giulia (UCL), Young people’s orientations to the future

SF4 SOCIOLOGIES OF THE FUTURE 4. Anticipating the future in times of precariousness and crisis. Chair Marita Rampazi

  • ARIENZO Alessandro (Università Federico II Napoli), Multiple times in a precarious life. Italian debates on job-market and welfare state
  • BENASSO Sebastiano (Università di Genova), How do you see yourself in ten years? Biographical narratives and the future-issue
  • MINERVINI Dario, SCOTTI Ivano (Università Federico II, Napoli), Reframing consumption in the age of crisis
  • PEDRONI Marco (Università eCampus): No future. The role of anticipation in shaping the precarious researchers’ habitus

SF5 SOCIOLOGIES OF THE FUTURE 5. Visioneering and making policies. Chair: Vincenza Pellegrino

  • BASSETTI Chiara, ATTILA Bruni (Università di Trento), Visioneering futures: between everyday interaction and computational processing
  • LORENZETTI ANDREA and Federico NERESINI (University of Padua, Italy), Anticipating public perception of science and technology in the public sphere

ST1 SYSTEM THINKING 1 – Chair: José A. Amozurrutia (Universidad Autonoma de Mexico)

  • TUOMI, Ilkka (Aalto University), Second-order anticipation in innovation ecosystems: A cellular model of socio-technical chimeras
  • HODGSON, Anthony (Decision Integrity Lmd), Developing the human anticipatory system
  • MAKARENKO, Alexander (National Technical University of Ukraine), The principles, models and applications of anticipation in society evolution
  • CERIANI, Giulia (University of Siena), (Socio)-semiotics of anticipation: the contribution to a new anticipatory paradigm

ST2 SYSTEM THINKING 2 – Chair: Ilkka Tuomi (Aalto University)

  • AMOZURRUTIA, José A., Patricia E. ALMAGUER KALIXTO, Carlos BARRÓN PASTOR and Chaime MARCUELLO-SERVOS (Universidad Autonoma de Mexico, Universidad de Zaragoza), Modeling Anticipation: a sociocybernetic proposal integrating interdisciplinary research
  • CEVOLINI, Alberto (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia), The Strongness of Weak Signals. Self-reference and Paradox in Anticipatory Systems
  • ZACKERY, Ali et al (University of Teheran), An enhanced policy-making platform designed based on anticipatory systems for futures studies

UF URBAN FUTURES – Chair: Sebastiano Citroni (University of Milan-Bicocca)

  • SIEWEKE, Jorg (University of Virginia), Curating a park through ongoing modified maintenance instead of construction
  • HYLER, Samantha (Lund University), Visions and the mainstreaming of public life

WF WELFARE AND THE FUTURE – Chair: Francesca Odella (University of Trento)

  • FORTE, Paul, Riel MILLER and Tom BOWEN (The Balance of Care Group, UNESCO), A futures literacy application in health care: the ‘managed outcomes’ project
  • STRATTON, Peter (University of Leeds), Anticipatory schemas and causal expectations in systemic therapy
  • AASSVE, Arnstein, Francesca LUPPI and Letizia MENCARINI (Bocconi University, Collegio Carlo Alberto), Anticipating parenthood among Australian couples. Expectations and consequences of having children on parents’ life-domains satisfaction
  • LEMOS DEKKER, Natashe (University of Amsterdam), Anticipation of future suffering: Euthanasia and dementia in the Netherlands 




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