“If you want to change or transform world, you have to ask better questions” UNESCO Bangkok in partnership with the Center for Engaged Foresight organized a workshop on Data Analysis … Continue reading Playground for Inclusion: The LAO PDR Futures Literacy and Policy Visioning Workshop
The Center for Engaged Foresight (CEF) is a futures thinking, futures literacy and strategic foresight innovation hub in the Philippines and the Asia Pacific.
Will Global South cities transcend beyond the narrative of trauma and disasters? Is there an alternative future for them? Would it learn from the past to innovate, act and create … Continue reading Diverse Futures 2018: A Virtual Gathering to Explore Emerging Futures
The Center for Engaged Foresight will present at the 4th APFN Conference this August 2018. This time in Bangkok, Thailand. The 4th APFN conference takes a two-track approach to cater … Continue reading Asia Imagined: Disruptions and Alternative Futures
What will the city of Oroquieta be like in the year 2030? What are the people’s hopes and fears? Are there alternatives to a business as usual future? What is … Continue reading The City Of Good Life: Oroquieta City 2030
Is the future colonized? Are Asian leadership, management systems and innovation informed by patriarchal worldviews? What would governance and Asian leadership look like beyond the rule of big men? Can … Continue reading Beyond the Factory and the Rule of Big Men: The 3rd Asia Pacific Futures Network International Conference
“May your futures always be preferred!”- John Sweeney (his informal toast on last day’s party) The Centre of Expertise Applied Futures Research|Open Time of the Erasmushogeschool Brussel and M HKA … Continue reading DESIGN. DEVELOP. TRANSFORM.
The centre of expertise Applied Futures Research – Open Time of the Erasmus University College in Brussels and M HKA (Museum for Contemporary Art Antwerp) are collaborating on an exceptional three day conference linked to the 2017 summer exhibition ‘A Temporary Futures Institute’.
How can Futures studies in Asia be different from Western offerings? How can it be localized in native languages, ways of knowing, and experiences? Can Asian futures, if such a … Continue reading Flavors of Practice: Creating the Asia Pacific Futures Network
The World Futures Studies Federation (WFSF) just launched a brand-new global, digital, interactive, online magazine – Human Futures! The WFSF magazine in its first re-launched edition featured the work of … Continue reading Human Futures! launched
UNESCO Bangkok took part in the MVP Future Thought Leaders Summit held on 13-16 November 2016 at the First Pacific Leadership Academy (FPLA) in Antipolo City, Rizal, Philippines. The Summit … Continue reading Center for Engaged Foresight at the MVP Future Thought Leaders Summit
A Decade of Environmental Activism: From 2005 to 2012 A decade ago I was one of the many who got inspired from Al Gore’s seminal presentation and movie “An Inconvenient … Continue reading Climate Reality and Engaged Foresight
The 2nd Asia Pacific Futures Network (APFN) International Conference held at and organized by the Graduate Institute of Futures Studies Tamkang University Taiwan highlighted what works in futures and foresight … Continue reading Future of Foresight in Asia: The 2nd Asia Pacific Futures Network International Conference