News archive - [Event Announcement] BLED Foresight Training Seminar South East European Knowledge Societies and the Future of Europe

A Foresight Training Seminar on "South East European Knowledge Societies and the Future of Europe" will be taking place in Bled/Slovenia on March 5 and 6, 2009.    

The call for applications for a Foresight Training Seminar for participants from the WBC  is open for applications until February 9, 2009 at 12:00 CET.

Participants of the training seminar will also have the opportunity to participate in the X. Bled Forum on Europe Foresight conference on „Culture & Knowledge Relations “ (March 6-7, 2009).

Seminar participants will receive basic and practical knowledge on: What is Foresight? How can foresight results be taken up by STI policy makers and practitioners especially with regard to research priorities setting?

The practical work part of the seminar will focus on designing a SEE knowledge societies related foresight exercise in the context of EU integration. This practical work is supposed to feed into a new project initiative that will have follow-up workshops in Belgrade in May 2009 and in Istanbul in September 2009

The organisers intend to cover the costs for registration and for accommodation
(half board for the days of the training seminar and the conference) for about 25 - 30 participants from Albania, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia, FYR of Macedonia and Kosovo/UNMIK for the participation at the foresight conference and at the training seminar. A limited number of grants for travel costs will be available upon request depending on availability of funds.

If you would like to participate at BF 2009 SEE Foresight training seminar you are kindly requested to fill in the Registration/Grant Application Form (available on internet: and/or and send it to until Monday February 9, 2009, 12.00 CET.

A limited number of training seminar participants from non-SEE countries will be admitted (especially also from Slovenia and Austria), but without financial support from the organisers.

Selection of participants and notification is planned to take place by Monday February 16, 2009.

Contact persons:
Mr. Blaž Golob (
Mr. Miroslav Polzer (


Source: ASO Ljubljana

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Entry created by Katarina Rohsmann on February 2, 2009
Modified on February 2, 2009