Introducing the Philippine Center for Foresight Education and Innovation Research Northwestern University (PhilForesight)

“In a time of drastic change, it is the learners who inherit the future. The learned find themselves equipped to live in a world that no longer remains” Eric Hoffler, … Continue reading Introducing the Philippine Center for Foresight Education and Innovation Research Northwestern University (PhilForesight)

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!

Emerging Cityscapes: The UNESCO/CEF Futures Literacy and Sustainable Cities ForumWorkshop

A storm is brewing in Asia, will Philippine cities transcend beyond the narrative of trauma and disasters? Is there an alternative future for Philippine cities or would it learn from … Continue reading Emerging Cityscapes: The UNESCO/CEF Futures Literacy and Sustainable Cities ForumWorkshop

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

Scoping to Stimulate Novelty in Futures Practice and Collective Intelligence

Last month the UNESCO Foresight Section in partnership with the Rockefeller Foundation organized a five day global meet-up of foresight leaders to assess the feasibility of a UNESCO led global … Continue reading Scoping to Stimulate Novelty in Futures Practice and Collective Intelligence

Food, Cosmology and Futures Studies

“Eat what your genes like” The Economist It was wonderful and magnificent attending the Asia Pacific Conference 2012. This year the foresighteers summit was held in Perth, Australia. I was … Continue reading Food, Cosmology and Futures Studies

Navigating Plausible and Preferred Philippine Futures: Report on the CEF Strategic Foresight and Futures Thinking Course

Philippine Futures Circa 1999 Thirteen years ago, the 16th World Futures Studies Federation (WFSF) Global Conference the Futures of Diversity: Celebrating Life and Complexities in the Next 100 Years  was … Continue reading Navigating Plausible and Preferred Philippine Futures: Report on the CEF Strategic Foresight and Futures Thinking Course