5th Asia-Pacific Futures Network Conference

Hosted in Bangkok for the second time, the 5th APFN conference intends to take a three-track approach catering for practitioners, academic researchers, and government leaders simultaneously. The organizers of the … Continue reading 5th Asia-Pacific Futures Network Conference

Co-creating a Climate Resilient World in 2030 and Beyond

How can emerging technologies like artificial intelligence, robotics, biotechnology, big data and blockchain strengthen people, and communities resilience to cope with the adverse impacts of climate change? If technological growth is exponential, are humans and systems capacities to adapt exponential enough to meet new challenges of a fast-changing climate?

Transforming Anticipation in the 21st Century

The first and latest book of UNESCO “Transforming the Future: Anticipation in the Twenty First Century” edited by Riel Miller is out and free for download at  Transforming the Future. Shermon … Continue reading Transforming Anticipation in the 21st Century

#UrbanFutures at the Diverse Futures Festival ’18

Urban futures can be worlds apart yet share common approaches to sustainability. Shermon Cruz, Founder, and Director of the Center for Engaged Foresight discusses Global South cities that are vulnerable to natural disasters and the challenge of dealing with complex risks in interconnected systems.