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About conference

Foresight and Science, Technology and Innovation Policy is an annual international academic conference organised by HSE Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK). It was recognized by the OECD as one of the most important global conferences in the field of Foresight and STI policy.

Renowned Russian and international scientists and experts, representing international organisations, governmental agencies, development institutions, companies, foundations, leading research and educational centres in more than 25 countries gathered online for the XI Forum, which run from October 15 to 26, 2021.

The conference participants discussed a broad range of topics concerning S&T Foresight and STI policymaking, examined new approaches and instruments of R&D management, and exchanged best practices of their application.

The conference programme features 17 main sessions and 2 special workshops.

Agenda

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  • 15 OCTOBER

    10:15

    Session 1 ‘Digitalisation of Society: New Technologies as Drivers of Social Transformation’

    15:00

    International Workshop ‘Global Value Chains and Regional Systems of Innovation: Towards a Critical Juncture?’

  • 18 OCTOBER

    12:00

    Session 2 ‘Foresight: International Dimension’

    13:45

    Special Workshop ‘Science and Technology Foresight in BRICS Countries’

  • 19 OCTOBER

    12:00

    Session 3 ‘Foresight Theory and Practices’

    13:45

    Session 4 ‘Foresight and Human Capital’

    15:30

    Session 5 ‘Science and Technology Responses for Green Recovery’

  • 20 OCTOBER

    12:00

    Session 6 ‘Big Data for Evidence-Based Foresight and STI Policy Making’

    14:40

    Session 7 'Innovation Strategy’

  • 21 OCTOBER

    12:00

    Session 8 ‘Planning Future Scenarios Under Complexity and Uncertainty’

    14:15

    Session 9 ‘Pandemonics’

  • 22 OCTOBER

    12:00

    Session 10 ‘New Frontiers of Open Innovation’

    14:10

    Session 11 ‘Innovation in Finance’

    16:00

    Session 12 ‘Global Innovation Index 2021’

  • 25 OCTOBER

    12:00

    Session 13 “‘Designing and Managing Clusters for Sustainability’: Presentation of a Forthcoming Book”

    13:45

    Session 14 ‘Competition of World Cities for Innovation Stars’

    15:50

    Session 15 ‘Future of Science and Education’

  • 26 OCTOBER

    12:00

    Session 16 ‘Strategic Trends and Anti-Crisis Response in Regional Specialization Industries’

    13:45

    Session 17 ‘Cooperation in Innovation: Practices of the Large Companies’

Terms

✦ Format: Due to the pandemic limitations, the conference was organised fully on-line.

✦ All the events included in the programme were broadcast live on the ISSEK Channel in YouTube.

✦ Conference working languages: English and Russian with simultaneous interpretation.

To register

Contacts

Participation:

Anna Pikalova (apikalova@hse.ru)

Media:

Elena Gutaruk (egutaruk@hse.ru)