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VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

Helsinki, 23 November 2006

TOPIC: Foresight in Social Sciences and Humanities

A Virtual Conference held on-line will take place parallel to the HERA conference held in Helsinki on 23 november 2006. You can ask questions and talk with keynote speakers and participants of the conference using Skype in following times: 13.00 and 15.00. Skype address hera.conference will be active and somebody is responding you since 9.00 to 16.00.

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KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Professor Arto Mustajoki
Professor Maurice Biriotti
Professor Liisa Salo-Lee
Mr Karl Cunion
Dr Pascal Dissard
Professor Philip Esler (Moderator)
Professor Poul Holm
Professor Gretty Mirdal

PARTICIPATING HUMANITIES RESEARCH COUNCILS

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

Present into Future: The Role of the Humanities in Foresight Exercises
Annual Conference of Humanities in the European Research Area (HERA)
23rd November 2006
The Finlandia Hall, Helsinki

09.00 Registration

09.45 Welcome
Professor Arto Mustajoki, Chair, Research Council for Culture and Society, Academy of Finland

10.00 Keynote speeches

Professor Maurice Biriotti, Chief Executive, SHM Company, London
Humanities and the Bottom Line: Exploiting Arts and Humanities for Business

Professor Liisa Salo-Lee, University of Jyväskylä
Multidisciplinary approaches to foresight: FINNSIGHT 2015 Project

Assistant Director Karl Cunion, Office of Science and Innovation, UK
The use of the UK Foresight exercise in national policy making

12.00 Buffet Lunch

13.30 Keynote Speech

Dr Pascal Dissard, European Commission, Directorate-General for Research
Opportunities for the Humanities in FP7

14.00 Panel discussion:

Future visions for and from the Humanities: the use of foresight exercises for national policy-making and European co-operation
Mr Karl Cunion
Dr Pascal Dissard
Professor Philip Esler (Moderator)Dr Pascal Dissard
Professor Poul Holm
Dr Pascal Dissard
Professor Gretty Mirdal

15.30 Coffee Break

16.00 Wrap-up

16.30 Conclusion

17.00 Guided tour to National Museum / Opportunity to retire at hotel

19.30 Pre-Dinner drinks

20.00 Dinner