Presentation on theme: "Millennium Project German Node, Report July 2009 Planning Commitee Meeting, Chicago 2009."— Presentation transcript:
Millennium Project German Node, Report July 2009 Planning Commitee Meeting, Chicago 2009
2 Activities of the German Node 2008 PR for German Node and for 2008 SOF Work on the 2009 SOF & Future Research Methodology –Review of scenario chapter and contribution on scenario software / approach –Karlheinz (with John Peterson) wrote the Wild Card article –Input on Global challenges; Revision of Europe sections Proposals for EU-funded projects with some colleagues from the Nodes were successful: –Iknow (Project on Weak Signals for European Research) with ICTAF and Turku School of Economics –INFU with (Project on new innovation patterns), with German Node Colleagues from ISI Fraunhofer Millennia 2015: support for the program committee We were able to invite Jerry for a presentation in Zurich in front of large energy sector clients Youngsook Park acted as an agent for Z_punkt trenddatabase - 5% of the sales price made was donated to the Millennium Project by Z_punkt Cornelia spoke at a Foresight symposium held by the Korean think tank "Korea Institute of Science and Technology Evaluation and Planning (KISTEP)", in cooperation with SERI (Samsung Economic Research Institute). Afterwards, she held a seminar for the Korean Node on Corporate Foresight, arranged by Youngsook.
3 SOF 2008 in the German Press Internal Channel: -Z_punkt Website & Newsletter (more than 5000 recipients), German Node community and website Communication Channels reaching future interested readers: - Institut Future Newsletter (www.institutfutur.de)www.institutfutur.de - ITB Newsletter (International Research, Technology and Innovation Politics Newsletter) - Pro Zukunft Magazin 2008/4 - ChangeX.de (Online Magazin for Changes in Economy & Society) Channel reaching a wider public: -Newsletter Fink & Funk Public Relations AG - uClue News-Website - Feature in Medianet Magazin (Economic Magazin in Austria) - Lohas.de (Online Magazin for Lifestyle & Sustainability) - Open PR (Online Magazin for PR) Presentations in 2008 German Node visits Korea Millennium Project visits Z_punkt in Zurich
4 Plans for Next Year: Agenda Setting for a New Topic PR for SOF 2009 Closer cooperation with other Nodes, especially within framework of EU-Projects Iknow and INFU Proposal for Marie-Curie funding (scholars exchange) with Finnish and UK Node in 2010 NEW PROJECT STARTED ALREADY After trying a new methodological approach (Tech Survey 2007), we wanted to go for new topics this year: –From March - May 2008 we collected topics, which we believe to be important, but which have no room in the everyday future business –In June we selected a set of ideas, which we thought to be interesting –The next step is to work on an implementation plan for 1-2 ideas Chosen Ideas so far: –Nodes are mirrored by other Nodes / challenge each other in terms of the future they see for the each other Example: What do you – from an outsider perspective - believe is a unique future opportunity or challenge for the country / region XY? or Which future development do you see for country / region XY, which is probably not yet seen by the country itself? –Topics for an article or study: The Ecology of Time or Ethics of Life Enhancement & Immortality –Innovation or future project with (mentally) challenged Innovation beyond standards - joint development of a universal design product Joint future studies on e.g. Threatened and emerging handicaps