An Emerging Technological and Societal Transition:
Preparing for the Post-Industrial World
Throughout history, whenever new technologies have changed the means of production and communication, they have transformed societies and cultures.
Spearheaded by digitization, followed by emerging living and intelligent technologies, our world is currently being transformed into something we have difficulty imagining.
What are the main indicators?
Where are we heading?
What are our main scientific challenges?
Which critical issues should policymakers be aware of?
35 scientists from the natural, technical and social sciences as well as people from the humanities and the arts are currently working to find common ground on the above questions.
Oort building, 3rd floor
Niels Bohrweg 2
2333 CA Leiden
The Lorentz Center is an international center in the sciences. Its aim is to organize workshops for scientists in an atmosphere that fosters collaborative work, discussions and interactions.