Program

Conference programme may be subject to change
 Programme in pdf format (update 4 June)

Wednesday 10 June

7:45
-19:50
Pre-Conference Seminar: International Eleonora Masini Seminar “Women and Futures”
Venue: M/S Viking Grace; Stockholm, Sweden
14:00-16:00 Pre-Conference Session: “Round Table Discussion on Future Consciousness”
Venue: Turku School of Economics
18:00
-22
Conference Pre-registration and Get-together, Venue: Turku School of Economics
Movie Session: Last Call courtesy of the Finnish Association of the Club of Rome.
Introduction to film and opening words by Professor Markku Wilenius. Movie starts at 19:00.

Thursday 11 June

08:30 Registration & coffee
09:30 Welcome Address
Kalervo Väänänen, Rector, Professor, University of Turku
Opening of the Conference
Dr. Wendy Schultz, Vice-President – Operations, World Futures Studies Federation
An Introduction to the Conference Theme
Markku Wilenius, Professor, Finland Futures Research Centre, University of Turku
10:00 Keynote Speech: “The Psychology of the Future: Flourishing in the Flow of Evolution”
Dr. Thomas Lombardo, Center for Future Consciousness, USA
11:00 Keynote Speech: “The Potential and Limits of Foresight”
Dr. Kerstin Cuhls, CC Foresight, The Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI, Germany
11:30 Lunch
12:30 Sessions 1–7
14:00 Coffee break
14:15 Poster Session hosted by Director Juha Kaskinen, Finland Futures Research Centre
15:00 Sessions 1, 2, 4, 5, 7–9 
16:30
–18:00
Sessions 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8
19:30 Conference Dinner at the Restaurant Samppalinna

Friday 12 June

8:30 Coffee
9:00 Keynote Speech: “In Search of a New Economic Logic”
Co-President Anders Wijkman, Club of Rome
9:30 Sessions 1–3, 10–13
11:00 Sessions 1–3, 10–13
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Sessions 1, 2, 8, 14, 15 
15:00 Coffee break
15:15 Keynote Speech: “New Consciousness in Transformational Neo-Growth Society”
Professor Sirkka Heinonen, Finland Futures Research Centre, University of Turku
15:45 Keynote Speech: “Resource Exploitation: The Human Factor”
Professor Ugo Bardi, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Firenze, Italy
16:15
–16:30
Final remarks and closing of the conference
Professor Markku Wilenius, Finland Futures Research Centre, University of Turku