Future-Oriented Technology Analysis includes foresight, forecasting and technology assessment. Reflecting the Conference’s emphasis upon impacts and implications for policy and decision making, the five themes in which papers and poster presentations were invited are as follows:
The FTA 2008 also involved a pre-Conference survey with the aim of collecting and synthesising ideas on “Big picture Trends, Drivers and Discontinuities Looking Forward to 2025”. The survey is being designed mainly as an opportunity for experienced FTA professionals to explore and share their experiences. A synthesis of the results of the survey will be presented at the conference.