Call For Papers

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 is 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 listed in 'List of Topics' below.

For the detailed information of call for papers, click here.

Submission Guidelines

Participants can submit papers by using EasyChair system. To submit a paper for the FLSF 2023 Conference, click here

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.
  • Important dates:
Abstract Registration Deadline December 31, 2022
Conference Paper Submission Deadline January 15, 2023
  • Conference fees:
Early Bird Registration for standard fee (due to December 31, 2022) 100 euro
Early Bird Registration for student fee (due to December 31, 2022) 20 euro
Late Registration for standard fee (due to January 15, 2023) 150 euro
Late Registration for student fee (due to Januray 15, 2023) 20 euro

Bank Name: Ziraat Bankası
Branch Name: Karabük Üniversitesi Ziraat Bankası Şubesi / KARABÜK
Branch Code: 2293 Account Name: Kongre Koordinasyon Birimi Euro Hesabı
IBAN (Euro): TR080001002293526379465066

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 table in order to finalize their registration.

List of Topics

The following paper categories are welcome:

  • 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


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

International and National Supporters

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.