Conference newsletter Oct 2020

Newsletter February 2021

Renew your understanding on learning, teaching and developing new knowledge – Welcome to the Futures Conference 2021! 

Finland Futures Research Centre, Finland Futures Academy and Finnish National Agency for Education welcomes you to join ‘Learning Futures – Futures of Learning’ conference where you can meet, share and discuss new ideas concerning futures and learning.

Due to the current pandemic this 21st Futures Conference will be organised 8–9 June 2021 fully online as a virtual conference. During the conference days you will have a great opportunity to connect with other participants via a special conference platform. In addition to the interaction the program will consist of keynote lectures, parallel sessions, participatory workshops and a chaired poster session. We have already reserved a seat for over 100 presenters with most interesting topics to talk about and are looking forward to have multidisciplinary, stimulating and critical discussions that promote networking between people from different backgrounds and interested in futures issues.

Programme at a glance

Keynote lectures, workshops, interactive workshops, posters, connecting with colleagues around the world and more. View the programme at a glance.

Early bird fees expiry 31 March

Registration fees are now updated to the website and the registration is open. Note that the early bird fees are valid until 31 March.
Reserve your front row seat

Meet some of our distinguished keynotes

sanna jarvela (800 x 535)

Sanna Järvelä is a Professor in the field of learning and educa-tional technology and a head of the Learning and Educational Technology Research Unit in University of Oulu, Finland. Her keynote speech will concentrate on co-evolution of human capa-bilities and intelligent technologies for future competences.

poli (800 x 534)

Roberto Poli is a UNESCO Chair in Anticipatory Systems and is a Professor of Philosophy of Science at Trento University, Italy.
His keynote speech will concentrate on the Futures Literacy and the ideas for the 21st Century Literacy.

mwagiru (800 x 1132)

Njeri Mwagiru is a Senior Futurist at the Institute for Futures Research (IFR), Stellenbosch University, South Africa. She leads the African Futures portfolio, and is editor of the IFR publications on African Business Futures. Her keynote speech will focus on the equality of education.

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