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COST Foresight 2030: Advisory Group Meeting

Location Brussels, Belgium
Date 04 December 2008
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COST Foresight 2030 is an initiative designed to explore a broadly-shared vision for a future world beyond 2030 permeated and shaped by the digital revolution.


It will encompass a series of events presenting long-term perspective in the following selected fields - Computer and Communication Sciences and Technologies (CCST), Life Enhancement , Energy , Food Security , Natural Resources Management and Societal Organisation - which play fundamental roles in human life and which are envisaged to be highly influenced by CCST-enabling technologies.

The format of the different events and list of participants was determined by the High Level Advisory Group which was formed by 8 experts that between them are aware of the state-of-the-art in the fields.

Advisory Group

Computer and Communication Sciences and Technologies
Leonard Hobbs – Intel Ireland Limited

Life Enhancement
Aubrey de Grey – Methuselah Foundation

GianCarlo Tosato – International Energy Agency (IEA), Energy Technology Systems Analysis Programme (ETSAP)

Food Security
Rajul Pandya-Lorch – International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Natural Resources Management
Philippe Bourdeau - Université Libre de Bruxelles

Societal Organisation
Eleonora Barbieri Masini – Gregorian University Rome

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Chair of the Initiative

Afonso Ferreira
Head of Science Operations

Contact Information

Ms Antje Teegler
Conference Officer
COST Office
Avenue Louise 149
B-1050 Brussels
Tel. +32 2 533 38 57
Fax +32 2 533 38 90


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