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Upcoming Events

RR eventimages FF Module 2 1 Futures Friday: You, Futurist + Foresight Module 2.1
Friday, October 1, 2021
12:00 to 1:00 PM Central (Chicago)

[ 2.1 ] Explain what foresight is, and what it isn’t, and how it is used effectively to help people and organizations become future ready. Discuss the four-phase strategic foresight process and different ways to apply it.

[ Module 2 ] Sensing: How to spot what’s coming and get ahead of the herd. What's on your radar? What signals are you picking up about what is changing and what that might mean for your life, e.g., your family, your work, your community? In this module, we help you get set up to answer this question. We begin by introducing you to strategic foresight, followed by helping you define a domain for your research and practicing signal hunting and sensemaking.

Pre-reading will be sent via confirmation email following registration. Only registered participants will be able to access the event recording post-event!

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Futures Friday Event Images3 FF Module 2 2 Futures Friday: You, Futurist + Foresight Module 2.2
Friday, October 8, 2021
12:00 to 1:00 PM Central (Chicago)

[ 2.2 ] There are four-phases to the strategic foresight process and different ways to apply them. In this segment, we will learn how to define the domain for a strategic foresight project.

[ Module 2 ] Sensing: How to spot what’s coming and get ahead of the herd. What's on your radar? What signals are you picking up about what is changing and what that might mean for your life, e.g., your family, your work, your community? In this module, we help you get set up to answer this question. We begin by introducing you to strategic foresight, followed by helping you define a domain for your research and practicing signal hunting and sensemaking.

Pre-reading will be sent via confirmation email following registration. Only registered participants will be able to access the event recording post-event!

Register Now!
Futures Friday Event Images3 FF Module 2 3 Futures Friday: You, Futurist + Foresight Module 2.3
Friday, October 15, 2021
12:00 to 1:00 PM Central (Chicago)

[ 2.3 ] In this session we will practice the art of signal hunting and sensemaking. This session will wrap up Module 2.

[ Module 2 ] Sensing: How to spot what’s coming and get ahead of the herd. What's on your radar? What signals are you picking up about what is changing and what that might mean for your life, e.g., your family, your work, your community? In this module, we help you get set up to answer this question. We begin by introducing you to strategic foresight, followed by helping you define a domain for your research and practicing signal hunting and sensemaking.

Pre-reading will be sent via confirmation email following registration. Only registered participants will be able to access the event recording post-event!

REGISTRATION LINK COMING SOON!

Past Events

Futures Friday zoombackground2 06 Futures Fridays: Signals and Sensemaking
Friday, September 10, 2021
12:00 to 1:00 PM Central (Chicago)

Signals of the future are all around us. Join Rebecca Ryan + Friends to kick off our fall Futures Friday series with one of our most popular live events, Signals and Sensemaking.

RR eventimages FF Module 1 1 Futures Friday: You, Futurist + Foresight Module 1.1
Friday, September 17, 2021
12:00 to 1:00 PM Central (Chicago)

[ 1.1 ]
Discuss ways to think long-term and how you might manifest them your life, e.g., your family, your work, your community.

[ Module 1 ]
Think Like a Futurist: Good futurists recognize their cognitive biases and work to overcome them. In this module, we discuss different types of thinking, examples of biases, and hacks and strategies to strengthen your futurist mindset.

Pre-reading will be sent via confirmation email following registration. Only registered participants will be able to access the event recording post-event!

RR eventimages FF Module 1 2 Futures Friday: You, Futurist + Foresight Module 1.2
Friday, September 24, 2021
12:00 to 1:00 PM Central (Chicago)

[ 1.2 ] Discuss the differences between "fast" and "slow" thinking and how each one relates to strategic foresight. Explain how personal biases cloud foresight, individually and in groups.

[ Module 1 ] Think Like a Futurist: Good futurists recognize their cognitive biases and work to overcome them. In this module, we discuss different types of thinking, examples of biases, and hacks and strategies to strengthen your futurist mindset.

Successful participants will complete the pre-reading and come prepared to take notes, interact with their peers, and ask questions.

Pre-reading will be sent via confirmation email following registration. Only registered participants will be able to access the event recording post-event!