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 gender or women narratives disrupt how Asians perceive… Read More

Two Futures Forum: Some Reflections

Hope, communities, language, technology, the family, authenticity, good governance and cultural identity are essential narratives shaping the trajectory of Philippine futures. This occurred to me when I attended two distinct foresight forum held in Manila recently. The first … Read More

The Future of Ilocos Norte Agrarian Reform Communities (ARC)

Two months ago, the Center for Engaged Foresight facilitated a community-based foresight workshop for development specialists, senior project managers, cooperative leaders and staff of the Department of Agrarian Reform of the Province of Ilocos Norte. Thirty five agrarian… Read More

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 held in the Philippines. The conference revolved around… Read More