Archive for 2月, 2015

In order to create the better future, it is indispensable for us to understand a sign of the change in society and technology for promoting innovation. The future perspective is key of innovation strategy not only government but also industries. Therefore the Foresight activity has been expanding to all over the world. Particularly, it has been argued among policy-makers and foresight practitioners alike how the foresight would contribute to the creation of science, technology and innovation policies. In Japan, National Institute of Science and Technology Policy has been conducting 10th S&T Foresight from FY2013.We will discuss 1) inform the results of 10th S&T Foresight, 2) current foresight activities of major countries, 3) the challenges and possibilities for future improvement, and 4) it aims at suggesting policy-based application of the foresight in this conference.


Host: National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP)
Co-host: National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)
Date: March 3, 2015 (Tuesday) 9:30 to 17:30 (Doors open at 9:00)
Venue: Sokairo Hall, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
(7-22-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-8677)
Capacity: 300 sheets
Languages: Japanese and English (simultaneous interpretation available)


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You will receive confirmation e-mail after the registration. Please print out and bring it with you to the registration desk on the day. Closing date for registration: February 28, 2015, 17:00 JST


<Tentative Program>
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Keynote by President Takashi Shiraishi, GRIPS

Session 1: Review of Foresight activities in major countries
Session 2: Review of NISTEP Foresight activities
Session 3: Foresight for contributing to policy making in Japan


<Contact Information>
Science and Technology Foresight Center