Round table on the Future of Democracy: Challenges & Opportunities
Apr 3 2018 to Apr 5 2018
Democracy is under siege. Traditional bastions of liberal democracy are faltering. Young...
XV International Colloquium
May 2 2018 to May 5 2018
The 2018 Colloquium will focus on the role international institutions have play in recent decades...
Roundtable on Global Governance: Challenges & Opportunities
Nov 19 2018 to Nov 21 2018
The world we live in presents challenges and opportunities beyond the capacity of even the...


Future Education Conference
Jan 28 2018
The world is moving faster and faster. Information is multiplying more rapidly than anyone can...
Forum on New International Research Facilities for South East Europe
Jan 25 2018 to Jan 26 2018
International Institute for Sustainable Technologies - WAAS Initiative for New International...
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...
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...
Globalism vs Nationalism
Nov 2 2017 to Nov 3 2017
Globalization, nationalism, and the relations between them have been the subjects of debate among...
Agenda 2030: Economics in a Changing World
Aug 27 2017 to Aug 28 2017
WAAS has been invited to collaborate with Experimental Economics Lab to conduct a international...
Towards a Human-Centered Sustainable Economic and Social System for the 21st Century
May 10 2017 to May 12 2017
The XIV International Colloquium that took place in Cape Town, South Africa in May 2017 had the...
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...
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.