Workshop ‘Science, Technology & Innovation Foresight for South Africa’ in the framework of the UNESCO High-Level Futures Literacy Summit

The workshop will be devoted to the discussion of the results of Foresight studies that have been undertaken for the purpose of investigating in the future of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) and how these can serve for the improvement of the quality of life and for the creation of wealth, while achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

A National Foresight exercise has been undertaken for South Africa for identifying STI priorities and strategies towards 2030. The South African National STI Foresight 2030 study aimed at contributing to the following STI objectives of the country:

Specific issues to be discussed include background and context of the study; process and methodology used (including big data analysis); and some individual domains addressed within the study: Sustainable Energy, Education for the Future and Water Security.

Panel (invited):


Date: Friday, 11th December, 2020

Time: 11:00 — 13:00 Central European Time (13:00 — 15:00 Moscow Time)

Zoom link:

Conference ID: 999 1984 1150

Working language: English

Registration: to attend the workshop, please register before 18:00 CET November 10, 2020.

Instructions for observers (PDF, 247 Кб)

For all queries and additional information, please contact Ms. Elena Nasybulina (e-mail:



This workshop is organised in the framework of a research grant funded by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation (grant ID: 075-15-2020-978).

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