Post-Haiyan Futures at ThinkTech Hawaii

Aloha kakahiaka! Yesterday,  I got interviewed by John Sweeney, researcher and PhD candidate at the University of Hawaii Research Center for Futures Studies for the Post-Haiyan futures segment of ThinkTech … Continue reading Post-Haiyan Futures at ThinkTech Hawaii

Scoping to Stimulate Novelty in Futures Practice and Collective Intelligence

Last month the UNESCO Foresight Section in partnership with the Rockefeller Foundation organized a five day global meet-up of foresight leaders to assess the feasibility of a UNESCO led global … Continue reading Scoping to Stimulate Novelty in Futures Practice and Collective Intelligence

Imagination, Cultural Memory and Positive Futures

How reflective are we? Are we here to predict the future? How do we construct our future? Are we future conscious or literate? What is the real world? What will … Continue reading Imagination, Cultural Memory and Positive Futures

Two Futures Forum: Some Reflections

Hope, communities, language, technology, the family, authenticity, good governance and cultural identity are essential narratives shaping the trajectory of Philippine futures. This occurred to me when I attended two distinct … Continue reading Two Futures Forum: Some Reflections

LIWANAG World Festival on Creativity and Sustainability, Davao City

February was the month when I saw LIWANAG again. And I was really happy to learn that IMAGINAL VISIONING and, if I may, “INTUITIVE FORESIGHT” (to borrow the words of … Continue reading LIWANAG World Festival on Creativity and Sustainability, Davao City

The Future of Ilocos Norte Agrarian Reform Communities (ARC)

Two months ago, the Center for Engaged Foresight facilitated a community-based foresight workshop for development specialists, senior project managers, cooperative leaders and staff of the Department of Agrarian Reform of … Continue reading The Future of Ilocos Norte Agrarian Reform Communities (ARC)

Strategic Foresight Forum at the University of the Philippines Manila

“The Future as a Space of Becoming: Deconstructing and Reconstructing Philippine Futures” A Strategic Foresight Lecture at the University of the Philippines, Manila Social Science Week Celebration on February 9, … Continue reading Strategic Foresight Forum at the University of the Philippines Manila

A Forum on Knowledge Creation and Exchange Propagated by Technology, De La Salle University

The Center for ICT for Development College of Computer Studies and the Research and Advanced Studies Office of De La Salle University will hold a futures thinking and information  communication … Continue reading A Forum on Knowledge Creation and Exchange Propagated by Technology, De La Salle University

Strategic Approaches to the Future: Explorations in Institutional and Personal Development

Strategic Approaches to the Future: Explorations in Institutional and Personal Development, February 26-27, 2013, International House-Northwestern University, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines Envisioning the future is something that we all … Continue reading Strategic Approaches to the Future: Explorations in Institutional and Personal Development