@Alberto, @Nadia, @Khatuna - this is the email I just got:
Dear Corresponding Author,
We are pleased to inform you that your abstract titled At the Edge of the future: Nowcasting amongst citizen experts for action-oriented foresight has been review by the FTA Conference Scientific Committee and accepted as practice oriented paper to contribute and be presented to Theme 3 Cutting edge FTA approaches of the 5th International Conference on Future-Oriented Technology Analysis (FTA) 'Engage today to shape tomorrow' that will take place in Brussels on 27-28 November 2014.
Please note that we expect to receive your paper by Monday 3rd November 2014. We kindly ask you to use the template attached to this message to compile your paper. As specified in the call for abstracts your practice oriented paper should clearly demonstrate how FTA approaches have been implemented in practice to support decision making and/ or strategy processes. Practice oriented papers should also put emphasis on the impacts of the FTA approaches. In case you would be interested, we would like to signal that the best papers presented at the conference will be selected to be published in special issues of peer review journals. Therefore, you might want to indicate us whether you would be interested in such possibility.
Please make note of the deadline and respect it, as we might need some time to come back to you for possible last minute refinements, if necessary. Your paper should be sent to JRC-FTA@ec.europa.eu together with a copy of the signed agreement (attached) that we can use, edit, and publish your contribution on the conference website. To ensure successful submission, keep in mind using the template and naming the word file T3practice_146.doc
We also inform you that registration to the Conference will be opened starting from 10th September. Note that this communication is sent to corresponding authors only. Please do not hesitate to contact us for any further question.
The FTA Team
This means we should better get working on the paper soon.