HSE ISSEK events at UNESCO Futures Literacy Summit
On December 8–12, 2020, the Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK) of National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE University, Russia) will present its Foresight related activities in the framework of UNESCO High-Level Futures Literacy Summit.
At this Summit, UNESCO member states and government representatives, international and not-for-profit organizations, as well as the private sector will express their commitment to the development and diffusion of Futures Literacy as an essential competency for the realization of humanity’s aspirations in the 21st Century. The Summit is a virtual event and will consist of High-level plenary sessions, Futures Literacy Agora and Global Futures Literacy Network side-events online and open to the public.
We are pleased to invite you to attend our exhibition booths 'HSE University' and 'Foresight and STI Governance' Journal and to take part in two Foresight workshops: ‘Foresight 3.0: The Literacy for Transformation’, and ‘Science, Technology & Innovation (STI) Foresight for South Africa’.
Please note that an additional registration for the Summit is required. >>>
For all queries and additional information on ISSEK events, please contact Ms. Elena Nasybulina (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
A short guide for participants of UNESCO FL Summit 2020
Please note that if you want to have access to all events included in the programme, registration is required at: https://unes.co/futures-literacy-summit-register.
After registration, you can access the Summit site through your profile at: https://unesco.infernoar.com/login by entering the login (e-mail) and password that you specified.
If you would like to visit Futures Literacy organisations’ booths, please go to 'Agora' tab (left menu).
HSE University is represented by two booths — 'HSE University' under 'Academia' category and 'Foresight and STI Governance' Journal under 'Futures Studies Journals' category.
Individual participants’ profiles can be accessed under 'Speakers' tab.
Today, December 9, from 15:00 to 18:00 CET (17:00 to 20:00 Moscow Time) all Agora Booths will be open for interactive exchanges.
This is an incredible opportunity to connect up with people from all around the world to explore our different reasons, methods and contexts for imagining the future. Alexander Sokolov, Deputy Director of ISSEK and Director of ISSEK’s Foresight Center, and Alexander Chulok, Director of ISSEK’s Centre for Science and Technology Foresight, will serve as hosts at 'HSE University' and 'Foresight and STI Governance' Journal booths.
Ozcan Saritas, Head of ISSEK’s International Laboratory for Science and Technology Studies and editor-in-chief of 'Foresight' Journal (Emerald Publishing), will act as a host to that journal’s booth. To ask a question and to engage in a conversation about the future, please click on the 'Live Meeting' and/or 'Chat' button.
On Thursday and Friday, two special workshops will be organised (please see the 'Events' tab).
On December 10, please join us for 'Foresight 3.0: The Literacy for Transformation' workshop; on December 11 — for 'Science, Technology & Innovation (STI) Foresight for South Africa'. Both events will be held on Zoom platform.
Please note that preliminary registration is required for both workshops.
See you at the summit!
About HSE ISSEK
✦ HSE University is the largest educational and research centre for social studies and humanities in Eastern & Central Europe.
✦ Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge (HSE ISSEK) is the largest research unit in HSE, and a leading centre of excellence in STI with 25 years of experience.
✦ In 2020, HSE University became the flagship of a large consortium conducting social studies of human capital, where HSE ISSEK plays a key role in the research area titled ‘Human Being in the Era of Technological Transformation'.
✦ HSE ISSEK carries out basic and applied interdisciplinary research in:
futures studies & STI policy research including science and technology (S&T) foresight, technology roadmapping; monitoring of global technology trends; measurement of STI, education and digital economy; strategies and patterns of behaviour of actors within innovation systems (companies, universities, research organisations, knowledge-intensive business services, highly qualified R&D personnel, population); design and evaluation of STI policy tools including regional and cluster policies, etc.
✦ More or less twelve of the twenty-one HSE ISSEK research centres and laboratories are involved in future studies.
✦ Since the early years of its history, the HSE ISSEK has been strongly integrated into the global research community.
✦ UNESCO Chair in Futures Studies
✦ UNIDO Regional Technology Foresight Centre
✦ International Advisory Board, Global Innovation Index (by WIPO, INSEAD, Cornell University)
✦ OECD Government Foresight Community
✦ OECD Committee for Scientific and Technological Policy
✦ EU expert group on Regional Foresight Blueprint
✦ Asia-Pacific Futurists Network
✦ Asian STI Think Tanks Network
✦ Advisory Board: European Futurists Conference, International FTA Conference, etc.
✦ Editorial boards of major international scientific journals
✦ The BRICS Project (by Globelics expert community)
Countries Strengthen Scientific Cooperation in Response to Coronavirus Pandemic (on the OECD Committee for Scientific and Technological Policy meeting)
- Gokhberg L., Kuznetsova T. Russian Federation, in: UNESCO Science Report: the Current Status of Science around the World. P., 2010.
- Kitrar L. Industrial Development in CIS Countries: Are there Conditions for Re-industrialization Capacity Building? Analytical report. UNIDO, 2017.
Chapters in analytical reports covering Global Innovation Index (GII) results in 2012, 2014, 2016, and 2017 years:
- Gokhberg L., Kuzminov I. Technological Future of the Agriculture and Food Sector in Russia, in: GII 2017: Innovation Feeding the World.
- Gokhberg L., Roud V. How to Design a National Innovation System in a Time of Global Innovation Networks: A Russian Perspective, in: GII 2016. Winning with Global Innovation.
- Gokhberg L., Polyakova V. Innovative Activities and Skills, in: GII 2014. The Human Factor in Innovation.
- Gokhberg L., Roud V. The Russian Federation: A New Innovation Policy for Sustainable Growth, in: GII 2012: Stronger Innovation Linkages for Global Growth.
Chapters in books 'BRICS National Systems of Innovation' series published by Routledge:
- Kuznetsova T. (2013) Russia, in: The Role of the State.
- Zaichenko S. (2014) National Innovation System and Inequality in Russia, in: Inequality and Development Challenges.
- Gorodnikova N. (2013) The Russian Federation, in: Financing Innovation.
- Sokolov A., Rudnik P. (2014) Transnational Corporations and Russia’s National Innovation System, in: Transnational Corporations and Local Innovation.
- Sokolov A., Rudnik P. (2013) Innovation in Russian SMEs: Growth under Transition, in: The Promise of Small and Medium Enterprises.
✦ Consultancies in Foresight and evaluation of national programmes (China, Vietnam, Morocco, Ukraine, Belarus, Armenia, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Uzbekistan, Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, Kazakhstan, etc.)
✦ Projects funded by the European Commission (within EU Framework programmes), World Bank, national governments, and multinational companies
With students and high-ranking officials
✦ Launched in 2014 by HSE ISSEK, the International Master’s Programme ‘Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation’ combines two educational tracks: one goes for management, innovation and technology in companies and corporate worlds, and the other — for the government and policies. It is among the Top 10 most in-demand programmes of the HSE University.
With business and expert communities, media and society
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