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’.

Rethinking Education through Imagining Future Scenarios

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

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

Transforming Philippine Cities: An Integrative Foresight Course for Women City Leaders

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

The Causal Layered Analysis 2.0 is here!

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!

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

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