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?

Beyond the Factory and the Rule of Big Men: The 3rd Asia Pacific Futures Network International Conference

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

DESIGN – DEVELOP – TRANSFORM Brussels and Antwerp, June 15-17

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’.

Alternative Futures of Global Governance: scenarios and perspectives from the Global South

My paper on the future of global governance published by Emerald Foresight is out!  Download your copy @ http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/FS-05-2014-0030 and http://www.emeraldinsight.com/toc/fs/17/2 This paper highlights the emerging roles and perspectives of the … Continue reading Alternative Futures of Global Governance: scenarios and perspectives from the Global South

Report on City Futures for City Leaders @ the Journal of Futures Studies

Our report on the City Futures for City Leaders WFSF Learning Lab in Penang Malaysia was published in the Journal of Futures Studies September 2014 edition. JFS website and PDF … Continue reading Report on City Futures for City Leaders @ the Journal of Futures Studies

Experiential Questioning and Gaming Research

And so we “gamed” it, played with uncertainty and had a little bit of everything! Creative and experiential questioning, futures thinking and landscape, Schwartz scenario archetypes and causal layered analysis. … Continue reading Experiential Questioning and Gaming Research

Plunging on Multidisciplinary Research

Plunging on Multidisciplinary Research: Notes from the 1st International Research Conference in Higher Education Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in the Philippines are expected to be the major source of research-generated … Continue reading Plunging on Multidisciplinary Research

Who rules the world? A Call for Papers

“Who Rules the World?” A Call for Papers for a 2014 Special Edition of Foresight on Global Governance / Ruling Power Guest Edited by Professor Dennis R. Morgan Every research … Continue reading Who rules the world? A Call for Papers

Foresight Frontiers: THE UNESCO Future Lecture Series

On October 14, 2013 UNESCO will hold the second of the “UNESCO Future Lecture Series: Foresight Frontiers” and the UNESCO Future Seminar “Exploring the Attributes, Role and Organization of Horizon … Continue reading Foresight Frontiers: THE UNESCO Future Lecture Series