VII. Bled Forum on Europe - Foresight Conference on Global, European and Regional Governance

With this conference the organisers want to contribute to the further advancement of foresight research in Europe and especially also to the development of scientific capacities for foresight research (technological and socioeconomic foresight) in so called Western Balkan countries (Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Montenegro, Macedonia, and Albania).

Date: March, 3.-4.2006

Venue: Bled/Slovenia, Hotel Golf www.hotel-golf-bled.com

The organisers of this conference are:
- Bled Forum on Europe
- Slovenian Research Agency
- Austrian Science and Research Liaison Office Ljubljana (ASO Ljubljana)

Main topics of the conference will be:
-Global challenges (AC UNU Millennium Project) and the role of Foresight for global governance.
-European challenges (Lisbon process and beyond) and the role of Foresight for European policy making.
-Governance challenges for Southeast European or Western Balkan countries and the role of Foresight for policy making in and towards this region.

The conference also aims at providing a basic overview on who is doing what in foresight research in SEE countries. In addition, researchers from SEE countries active in foresight research shall get an opportunity to find out about >state of the art< in foresight research, about global, and Europe-wide programmes and networks on foresight research in order to facilitate the integration of SEE foresight researchers in existing networks and programmes.

Furthermore the conference aims at giving an impetus to regional foresight studies focusing on SEE region (comparable to the European Commission / IPTS Enlargement Futures-Project)

For further information (Conference Programme, Registration Form, ect.) please visit also the ASO Ljubljana Homepage (www.aso.zsi.at) and Bled Forum on Europe Homepage(www.bledforum.org , which will be launched on the 1st of February 2006).

Contact:

Blaž GOLOB, Undersecretary, Slovenian Research Agency, Bled Forum
Co-ordinator, Researcher Europe 2025 Project, SRA: Trg OF 13, Ljubljana,
Slovenia, Tel: 00386-1-4784734, Mobile: 00386-41-734-734, e-mail:
blaz.golob@gov.si , blaz.golob@europe2025.net

Miroslav POLZER, director of the Austrian Science and Research Liaison
Office Ljubljana (ASO) and Gorazd Weiss, programme manager, ASO Ljubljana
Dunajska 104; SI-1000 Ljubljana; Slovenija - e-mail: aso-ljubljana@zsi.at
;homepage: www.aso.zsi.at; tel: 00 386 (0) 1 5684 168; tel (mob.) 00 386
(0)31 475011.

Call for Grant Applications for the Training Seminar : “Introduction to Foresight Research” for researchers from SEE countries”

Call for Grant Applications for Training Seminar:“Introduction to Foresight Research” for researchers from SEE countries” &Foresight Conference on Global, European and Regional Governance - VII. Bled Forum on Europe

The organisers of the "Foresight Conference on Global, European and Regional Governance - VII. Bled Forum on Europe" launch a call for grant applications for the training seminar “Introduction to Foresight Research” for researchers from SEE Countries (Albania, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Montenegro including Kosovo, FYR of Macedonia) and for the participation at the conference itself. The conference will be organised on March 3-4, 2006 and the training seminar on March 3, 2006 (morning session).

The organisers intend to cover the costs for registration, travel (public transport) and for accommodation (half board for the days of the training seminar and the conference) for about 20 researchers from SEE countries (eligible countries see above) for the participation at the conference and at the training seminar.

Target group for the training seminar & conference grants are researchers from SEE countries (Albania, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Montenegro including Kosovo, FYR of Macedonia) who are already engaged in foresight research or want to start to work in this area.

We kindly ask you to fill in the attached grant application form until February 6, 2006 and send it per email to asolj-events@zsi.at. The grant applicants will be informed about the results of the selection procedure till February 10, 2006.

For further information about the training seminar please contact Mr. Gorazd Weiss (asolj-events@zsi.at); tel (office): 00 386 (0) 1 5684 168 or 00 386 31 475 011.

For information concerning the conference please visit:

Bled Forum on Europe Homepage.(www.bledforum.org)
ASO Ljubljana Events (http://www.aso.zsi.at/aktuelles/view?id=1142)

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