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The Aurelio Peccei Lectures & Dialogues-

Enquiries on the Challenges of the 21st Century
89th Lecture


Thursday 6 March 2014 at 18:00 sharp

Innovation and Foresight

The Lessons of Experience
by Thierry Gaudin

Presentation followed by discussion

Thierry Gaudin is an international expert in both fields: innovation policy and foresight. He is one of the founders of the six countries programme on innovation policies ( and, after ten years managing the technological awareness information system at the French ministry for research, he and his team produced a detailed 600 pages book on 21st century foresight until 2100. He also worked for the World Bank, the OECD and the European Commission. He was trained as an engineer at Polytechnique (France) and afterwards completed a PhD in information and communication sciences, published under the title: “Innovation and foresight, anticipative thinking”.
He has published 25 books and lectured on all continents.
He is a CoR-EU Full Member and president of « Prospective 2100 », a non for profit organisation aiming at studying world programmes for 21st century.


Royal Academy of Belgium, Hertogstraat 1 rue Ducale B-1000 Brussels. RUBENS room, entrance D. Doors open at 17:30. Access is free, but prior electronic registration compulsory.

Drinks are free for Full, Honorary and Institutional members.
Associate members and guests are requested to pay 15 € p.p. by bank transfer on account BE16 7470 0377 8074
before 3 March 2014.

The lectures are delivered by distinguished expert speakers with various backgrounds. They are followed by a dialogue with the audience. Drinks and informal get together afterwards allow for networking and exchanges of views. The cycle of lectures is named after Aurelio Peccei (1908-1984), co-founder of The Club of Rome in 1968.
An initiative of The Club of Rome EU Chapter, in partnership with The Club of Rome International Centre.

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