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4th Annual International Symposium on Foresight

Added by atiner on 2017-08-01

Conference Dates:

Start Date Start Date: 2018-07-30
Last Date Last Day: 2018-08-02
Deadline for abstracts/proposals Deadline for abstracts/proposals: 2017-12-31

Conference Contact Info:

Contact Person Contact Person: Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos
Email Email:
Address Address: TBA, Athens, Greece

Conference Description:

ATINER will hold its 4th Annual International Symposium on Foresight, 30-31 July & 1-2 August 2018, Athens, Greece as part of the 5th Annual International Conference on Social Sciences organized by the Social Sciences Division (Director: Dr. Yorgo Pasadeos, Professor Emeritus, University of Alabama USA.) and the Business and Law Division (Director: Dr. Michael P. Malloy, Distinguished Professor & Scholar, University of the Pacific, USA.) sponsored by the Academic Journals of ATINER.

The aim of the symposium is to bring together scholars, researchers and students from all areas of Futures Studies and other related disciplines including quantitative and/or qualitative methods such as scenariobuilding, horizon scanning, forecasting, roadmapping, backcasting, technology assessment, Delphi surveys and social platforms.

Special arrangements will be made with a local hotel for a limited number of rooms at a special conference rate. In addition, a number of social events will be organized: A Greek night of entertainment with dinner, a special one-day cruise to selected Greek islands, an archaeological tour of Athens and a one-day visit to Delphi. Details of the social program are available here.

Fee structure information is available on

Please submit a 300-word abstract, by e-mail to:, using the abstract submission form by the 31 December 2017 to: Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos, President, ATINER. Abstracts should include the following: Title of Paper, Full Name (s), Affiliation, Current Position, an e-mail address and at least 3 keywords that best describe the subject of your submission. Decisions are reached within 4 weeks. If your submission is accepted, you will receive information on registration deadlines and paper submission requirements.

The association was established in 1995 as an independent world association of Academics and Researchers. Its mission is to act as a forum where Academics and Researchers from all over the world can meet in Athens, in order to exchange ideas on their research and to discuss future developments in their disciplines.

The organizing and hosting of International Conferences and Symposiums, the carrying out of Research and the production of Publications are the basic activities of ATINER. Since 1995, ATINER has organized more than 400 International Conferences and other events and has published close to 200 books. In 2012, the Association launched a series of conference paper publications (click here) and at the beginning of 2014, it introduced its own series of Journals (click here).

Academically, the Association is organized into seven Divisions and 37 Units and 5 academic Centers. Each Division, Unit, and Center organizes at least an Annual International Conference, and may also undertake various small and large research projects.

Academics and Researchers are more than welcome to become members and to contribute to ATINERís objectives. If you would like to become a member, please download the relevant form (membership form). For more information on how to become a member, please send an email to:
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