Towards a Human-Centered Sustainable Economic and Social System for the 21st Century
May 10 2017 to May 12 2017
The XIV International Colloquium to take place in Cape Town, South Africa in May 2017 has the theme...
Globalism vs Nationalism
Nov 2 2017 to Nov 3 2017
Globalization, nationalism, and the relations between them have been the subjects of debate among...
Mind, Thinking & Creativity
Nov 6 2017 to Nov 9 2017
Mind is humanity’s highest developed instrument for seeking knowledge. It is an instrument with...
2nd Intl. Conference on Future Education
Nov 16 2017 to Nov 18 2017
Building on a break-through conference at University of California at Berkeley in 2013, the World...


Anticipation, Agency and Complexity
Apr 6 2017 to Apr 8 2017
Following up on the pioneering, highly successful First International Conference on Anticipation co...
Human-Centered Economics
Feb 1 2017 to Feb 3 2017
The multidimensional challenges confronting humanity today are human-made and can be changed by a...
Post-Graduate Certificate Course in Social Power
Oct 31 2016 to Nov 4 2016
Humanity lives in a time of unprecedented capacity for accomplishment in every field of social life...
New Paradigm and Planetary Engagement
Sep 22 2016 to Sep 23 2016
Humanity today faces critical challenges. The choice before us is either evolution or extinction....
International Conference: Technology + Society =? Future - Podgorica
May 19 2016 to May 20 2016
Shaping the future in order to realize the economic and social goals that enable the establishment...
XIII International Colloquium
May 11 2016 to May 13 2016
The XIII International Colloquium will take place at the Lisbon School of Economics &...
Conference on Science, Technology, Innovation & Social Responsibility
Nov 11 2015
This symposium was organized by CERN and the World Academy of Art & Science under the auspices...
Paradigm Shift
Nov 10 2015
On November 10th WAAS and WUC convened a meeting in Geneva to summarize core findings of fifteen...
First International Conference on ANTICIPATION
Nov 5 2015 to Nov 7 2015
The Anticipation conference was organized by The UNESCO Chair in Anticipatory Systems, together...
Transformative Future Education at the World Resources Forum
Oct 15 2015
WAAS and WUC conducted a masterclass on Future Education at the World Resources Forum in Davos on...
Rome Conference 2017

2nd Intl. Conference on Future Education

Effective Learning in an Age of Increasing Speed, Complexity and Uncertainty

Rome, Italy | November 16-18, 2017

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Security & Sustainability Guide

A 250-page “Interim Draft” PDF of The S&S Guide, a project of the World Academy of Art & Science, will be available for limited distribution free of charge to WAAS Fellows in June 2016. It reflects the critical fact that sustainability and security are both essential and can only be achieved in concert.


The journal for new perspectives that integrates knowledge from all fields of inquiry to address real-life issues & enhance our collective response to the issues facing the world today.


The vision of Eruditio complements and enhances the Academy's focus on global perspectives in the generation of knowledge from all fields of legitimate inquiry.

World University Consortium

The mission of World University Consortium is to evolve and promote development of higher education worldwide based on a human-centered approach within a trans-disciplinary conceptual framework.