Institute of Future and Innovation Studies News

JCU Launches Tech and Peace Global Initiative with UN Centennial Program

JCU Launches Tech and Peace Global Initiative with UN Centennial Program

JCU's Institute of Future and Innovation Studies hosted symposium “Technology for Peace and Democracy in the Age of Global Enlightenment”. It discussed a future vision of technological development and regulation promoting usage of technology for peace, democracy, and the planet.

A Manifesto on Enforcing Law in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

A Manifesto on Enforcing Law in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

On Thursday, October 9, the JCU Institute of Future and Innovation Studies presented the Transatlantic Consensus Manifesto "Enforcing Law in the Age of Artificial Intelligence."

Institute Director Francesco Lapenta on Systemic Thinking in AI

Institute Director Francesco Lapenta on Systemic Thinking in AI

Institute of Future and Innovation Studies Director Francesco Lapenta was invited to deliver keynote address at the Cortona Week conference.

Institute Hosts JCU Seminar “Social Justice in Code”

Institute Hosts JCU Seminar “Social Justice in Code”

The Institute of Future and Innovation Studies in collaboration with resident and visiting faculty from Florida A&M University, Maryland Institute College of Art, and Maryland Institute College of Art organized the seminar “Social Justice in Code” on June 7, 2022.

Institute Participates in Harvard University “Laurel for Peace and Security in Ukraine” Symposium

Institute Participates in Harvard University “Laurel for Peace and Security in Ukraine” Symposium

On April 29, 2022, Harvard University hosted the conference "Laurel for Peace and Security in Ukraine."

Institute Participates in High Level Dialogue Organized by “Global Alliance for Digital Governance”

Institute Participates in High Level Dialogue Organized by “Global Alliance for Digital Governance”

On the 31st of March 2022, the Institute of Future and Innovation Studies participated in the High Level Dialogue organized by the "Global Alliance for Digital Governance (GADG)."

Data Ethics of Power: Institute of Future and Innovation Studies Hosts Gry Hasselbalch

Data Ethics of Power: Institute of Future and Innovation Studies Hosts Gry Hasselbalch

On December 20, 2021, the JCU Institute of Future and Innovation Studies hosted Gry Hasselbalch for a presentation of her latest book Data Ethics of Power: A Human Approach in the Big Data and AI Era (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2022).

Institute of Future and Innovation Studies Welcomes Franco Giovannelli

Institute of Future and Innovation Studies Welcomes Franco Giovannelli

The JCU Institute of Future and Innovation Studies welcomed astrophysicist and book author Franco Giovannelli for a lecture titled “The Impact of Space Experiments on Our Knowledge of the Universe,” on November 27, 2021.  

Princeton Professor Patrick Geary Shares HistoGenes Research

Princeton Professor Patrick Geary Shares HistoGenes Research

The JCU Institute of Future and Innovation Study with the support of the Department of History and Humanities welcomed Patrick Geary, Professor of History Emeritus at Princeton, for a lecture titled “The new interdisciplinary history: Studying Barbarian migrations through genomic data.”

Our Common AI Future: a New Book by Francesco Lapenta

Our Common AI Future: a New Book by Francesco Lapenta

Francesco Lapenta, Director of the JCU Institute of Future and Innovation Studies, recently published a new book titled Our Common AI Future. A Geopolitical Analysis and Road Map, for AI-Driven Sustainable Development, Science and Data Diplomacy.

“Do We Need God in the 21st Century?” A Talk with Professor Stuart Kauffman

“Do We Need God in the 21st Century?” A Talk with Professor Stuart Kauffman

On October 30, 2021, the JCU Institute of Future and Innovation Studies welcomed Professor Stuart Kauffman for a talk called “Do We Need God in the 21st Century?”

John Cabot University Presents “The Future of Jobs”

John Cabot University Presents “The Future of Jobs”

On September 24, JCU students had an opportunity to participate in “The Future of Jobs,” organized by the Institute of Future and Innovation Studies.

Democracy, Technology, Artificial Intelligence, and the Future

Democracy, Technology, Artificial Intelligence, and the Future

The JCU Institute of Future and Innovation Studies organized a roundtable discussion called “Democracy, Technology, Artificial Intelligence, and the Future,” on September 10, 2021.

AI Ethics and Diplomacy: an Institute of Future and Innovation Studies Event

AI Ethics and Diplomacy: an Institute of Future and Innovation Studies Event

The JCU Institute of Future and Innovation Studies organized the online lecture “AI Talk Live: AI Ethics and Diplomacy - Multilateralism & The International Governance of AI with Dr. Eugenio Vargas Garcia (UN, UNESCO),” held on June 30, 2021.

Second Cortona Pearl: The First Pandemic of the Anthropocene

Second Cortona Pearl: The First Pandemic of the Anthropocene

The JCU Institute of Future and Innovation Studies and Cortona Week organized the second monthly Cortona Pearl titled "The First Pandemic of the Anthropocene," which took place virtually on March 27, 2021.

JCU Hosts Debate on the “Geopolitical Dimensions of the A.I. Race”

JCU Hosts Debate on the “Geopolitical Dimensions of the A.I. Race”

John Cabot University hosted an online roundtable called “The Global A.I. Race. Geopolitical Dimensions of the A.I. Race and the European Human-Centric Model,” on October 30, 2020.

Institute of Future and Innovation Studies Participates in Messina/Taormina Conference

Institute of Future and Innovation Studies Participates in Messina/Taormina Conference

Francesco Lapenta, Founding Director of the JCU Institute of Future and Innovation Studies participated in "The Messina/Taormina Conference: The Future of Europe in the 21st Century," held from October 2 to 5, 2020.

JCU Launches Future and Innovation “Virtual Forum” and Hosts Workshop with Mozilla

JCU Launches Future and Innovation “Virtual Forum” and Hosts Workshop with Mozilla

The John Cabot University Institute of Future and Innovation Studies is pleased to announce the launch of the JCU Future and Innovation “Virtual Forum.”