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
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?
What is futures literacy? What is futures thinking? What makes a futures literate person? How can we use the future in different ways? How do we make sense of it … Continue reading Anticipation through emergence: transforming child and adolescent preferred futures
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’.
Sharing the video clip and news article (and related sites) of the UNESCO Bangkok and Chulalongkorn University Thailand spearheaded future literacy workshop entitled “Rethinking Education through Imagining Future Scenarios”. I … Continue reading Rethinking Education through Imagining Future Scenarios
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
Many are worried that our concepts of resilience, city planning and urban regeneration are very male oriented and societal, city futures worldviews are patriarchal. So what would Philippine cities be … Continue reading Transforming Philippine Cities: An Integrative Foresight Course for Women City Leaders
Causal Layered Analysis 2.0 at the surface offers academics, cultural creatives, civil society leaders, political analysts, corporate executives and government decision-makers alternative and innovative ways of dissecting and recreating STEEP … Continue reading The Causal Layered Analysis 2.0 is here!
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
“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