The JRC Scenario Exploration System is now an award winning serious game!
On July 23rd, 2016, at the occasion of the Association of Professional Futurists (APF) annual conference, the JRC SES won the award of the 2016 Most Innovative Futures Work delivered by the Association of Professional Futurist.
This award recognises works that advance the methodology and practice of foresight and future studies
The award was also given to two other entries:
- Symposium on Intuition in Futures Work, an article collection edited by Oliver Markley in the September 2015 issue of the Journal of Futures Studies.
- What Works, a compilation of cases illustrating the practical application of foresight by Sohail Inayatullah, Tamkang University Press, Tamsui, Taiwan, 2015
The APF also attributed awards under two other categories. The award under Category 2 (Analyse a significant future issue) went to the 2014 Forum for the Future report The Future of Protein, The Protein Challenge 2040: Shaping the Future of Food. The award under Category 3 (Illuminate the future through literary or artistic works) went to the video Humans Need Not Apply, by CGP Grey.
This places us in eminent company! We will pursue our endeavour to deliver state-of-the-art foresight practice to strengthen European policy making and more.