At one of the Serralves Conferences on Global Trends 2030: The Futures of Portugal, held in Serralves, Portugal on October 15, 2015, Andrea Ricci, Director of ISIS gave a presentation on Technologies and policies for a better world.
In his presentation, he asked what future technologies will be successful and whether/how these technologies will address critical social problems. He also outlined four different types of growth: growth without limits, growth within limits, stagnation and the new welfare, analysing and comparing future costs and benefits. Afterwards, he discussed new technologies, ICTs and research and innovation, and how these can be harnessed to positively transform society.
Click below to see his presentation, or watch the full conference, including the question and answer session.