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Podcast miniseries: how is foresight useful for policymaking?
Episode 1: Star Trek, Unicorns and looking at the future: a conversation with Maroš Šefčovič
In this special edition of our What if podcast, the EU’s first-ever commissioner for strategic foresight Maroš Šefčovič explains to Florence Gaub what foresight is, how it can help policy-making, and what he thinks generally about the future.
Episode 2: From tech to Star Trek: doing foresight in the European Defence Agency
In this episode, Florence Gaub and Daniel Fiott talk foresight to Jean-Francois Ripoche from the European Defence Agency: how is it used, how is it useful, and why science fiction can help get it done.
Episode 3: Show me the numbers: how are economic forecasts made?
In this episode, Florence Gaub learns from Laura Bardone how the European Commission conducts economic forecasts and discovers that it does not involve a big calculator.
Previous episodes: https://www.iss.europa.eu/activities/podcast