Conference Organisers

Finland Futures Research Centre (FFRC) is a multidisciplinary academic research, training, and development organisation. Our main goal is to create a responsible and sustainable future. ​We research alternative futures, and the challenges and possibilities included in them. The FFRC trains futures-oriented experts by providing academic education for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. The FFRC is a department at the Turku School of Economics (TSE), University of Turku. Futures Studies is a Major Subject at the Turku School of Economics consistíng of our international Master’s Degree Programme in Futures Studies and a line of postgraduate studies. FFRC website 

Finland Futures Academy (FFA) is national education and research network in the field of futures studies for universities. The network is coordinated by the FFRC at the University of Turku, and it has ten member universities. FFA organises an annual summer course parallel to the conference. The teaching structure of the course follows the current topic of the conference and the students are expected to participate in presentations and workshops. Further information. FFA website

National Foresight Network supports foresight activities and networking in Finland. It is coordinated by the Prime Minister’s Office and Sitra, The Finnish Innovation Fund. The network brings together Finnish foresight data producers and is a discussion and co-ordination forum for national foresight actors. It aims to promote the use of information and futures perspectives in decision-making. The purpose is to foster public discussion, research and decisions on the new challenges and opportunities facing Finnish society. NFN website

Foresight Europe Network (FEN) is a joint initiative of the European Millennium Project Nodes Initiative (EuMPI) and the European Regional Foresight College (ERFC) established in Paris, October 24, 2014. FEN website

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