FORMAT Final Conference:
Registration and Programme Details May 14-15, 2015; Milan, Italy
The consortium of FORMAT project is pleased to invite you to a two-day conference in technology forecasting at Politecnico di Milano, department of mechanical engineering.
Among the Speakers:
Mohsen Hamoudia - International Institute of Forecasters
Ralph Grothman - Siemens Corporate Technology
Gaetano Cascini - Politecnico di Milano
Pierluigi Petrali - Whirlpool Europe
Sandro Feltrin - RIC
FORMAT consortium researchers, engineers and consultants are going to present talks of technology forecasting and disseminate the project latest advancements and case-studies.
The event is carried out within the Industry-Academia Partnerships and Pathways (IAPP) - Marie Curie Actions.
We are looking forward to see you in Milan.
White Paper: Expert Opinion Technique and Recommendations to Reduce its Bias
Information acquiring, gathering, analysing and using have dominated an important part in our life. Considering a traditional classification of quantitative and qualitative analyses, experts’ opinion usually plays a major role for the second one in addition to combined approaches of both. This white paper reviews the procedures carried out with the purpose of technology forecasting in order to gather and analyse information from knowledgeable experts. The aim is to provide a list of recommendations and guidelines to reduce the bias resulting from these procedures.