FLSF 2023: 1st Futures Literacy and Strategic Foresight Conference



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FLSF 2023 is an acronym of 1st Futures Literacy and Strategic Foresight Conference which will take place between 1 and 2 February 2023 at Karabuk University, Safranbolu/Karabuk, TURKEY. The conference is held under the UNESCO Chair on Anticipation Studies, Futures Literacy, and Strategic Foresight and entitled '21st Century Skills and the Future of Employment'. The conference aims to bring many diverse disciplines to more clearly define the future of employment and figure out necessary skills associated with it in today's highly complex world in accordance with several tracks as follows:

  • Futures Literacy and Conceptions of Human Agency
  • The Role of Creative Thinking in Managerial Sciences
  • Management of Complex Adaptive Systems and Cybernetics
  • Advances in Anticipation and Futures Literacy
  • Futures Literacy and Higher Education
  • Foresight for Sustainability
  • Network Science and Holistic Thinking
  • Socially Responsible Decision Making

Submission Guidelines

All papers must be original and not simultaneously submitted to another journal or conference.

  • For the template of the conference paper, please click here to go to "Instruction For Authors" of EasyChair.
  • The conference paper word count: Abstract: 500 words | Full Paper: max. 6,000 words.
  • Abstract Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
  • Conference Paper Submission Deadline: January 15, 2023
  • For the conference's detailed program, please click here.

Note: Since FLSF 2023 has a limited quota for listener participants, they must fill out the pre-registration form on the link. Listener participants who will receive an acceptance e-mail are required to pay the fee specified in the conference website in order to finalize their registration.

Scientific Committee

  • Garry JACOBS
  • Dr. Riel MILLER
  • Prof. Dr. Roberto POLI
  • Prof. Dr. Fadwa El GUINDI
  • Prof. Dr. Pierro DOMINICI
  • Prof. Dr. Elif CEPNI
  • Prof. Dr. Ferhan CEBI
  • Dr. Olivia BINA
  • Dr. Oytun HACARIZ

Organizing Committee

  • Dr. Riel MILLER
  • Prof. Dr. Elif CEPNI
  • Prof. Dr. Ferhan CEBI
  • Dr. Oytun HACARIZ
  • Dr. Eftal SEHIRLI
  • Prof. Dr. Nuray TURKER
  • Dr. Hüseyin Utku DEMIR
  • Dr. Seza ZERMAN
  • Dr. Umut Kadir OGUZ


FLSF 2023 proceedings will be published in a reputative journal which is currently negotiated by the conference scientific committee.


The conference will be held in Karabuk University, Safranbolu/Karabuk, TURKEY.


All questions about submissions should be emailed to 'unescochair@karabuk.edu.tr'.


WAAS – World Academy of Art and Science, CA, USA.

University of Trento, Trento, ITALY.

ITU – Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, TURKEY.

TBV – Turkey Informatics Foundation (Türkiye Bilişim Vakfı), Istanbul, TURKEY.

SARAS – The South American Institute for Resilience and Sustainability Studies, Maldonado, URUGUAY.

Amadou Mahtar Mbow University, Dakar, SENEGAL.

Université de N' Djamena, N' Djamena, TCHAD.

Caucacus University, Tbilisi, GEORGIA.

CCA – Corporate Change Academy, Istanbul, TURKEY.

IACP – Istituto dell'Approccio Centrato sulla Persona, Roma, ITALY.

IIUM – International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA.

ISSEK – Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge, HSE Foresight Centre, Higher School of Economics National Research University, Moscow, RUSSIA.

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Karabuk University Demir Celik Kampus, Merkez Karabük

78050 Karabük , Turkey