Futurist Camp -> Futures Friday...Check out this Short video about the new series. More Info and RSVP.

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.

The panel will share signals and discuss the OECD report, which suggested 24 questions governments and organizations should ask in a post-pandemic world.

Read the report here
, and be ready to share your signals and make sense of what’s happening alongside our experts:

Sara Bixby,
Deputy Director, Solid Waste Assocation of North America (SWANA)
David G. Brown,
President and CEO, Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce
Dr. Creston Burse,
Chief Information Security Officer, MINACT
Dr. Mark Funkhouser,
CEO, Funkhouser & Associates
Ann Gegen,
Executive Director, Association of Government Risk Pools (AGRiP)
Dr. Charlie Grantham,
APF, Awakening to Wholeness
Rebecca Ryan,
APF, Founder, NEXT Generation Consulting

Futures Friday Event Images3 FF Module 3 1
Upcoming Event:
Futures Friday: You, Futurist + Foresight Module 3.1
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
3:56 to 3:56 PM Central (Chicago)

[ 3.1 ] In this session we will discuss the three “Future Zones” as well teach you the characteristics of good scenarios.

[ Module 3 ] Imagining: How to use stories to challenge people’s thinking about the future.If we want better futures, we need better stories. In this module, we discuss and practice scenario development. What are they? How are scenarios used? What are the characteristics of good ones? What tools and techniques can I use to brainstorm and develop scenarios?

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 3 2
Upcoming Event:
Futures Friday: You, Futurist + Foresight Module 3.2
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
3:56 to 3:56 PM Central (Chicago)

[ 3.2 ] Discuss approaches to scenario brainstorming and learn how to construct a futures wheel for your domain!

[ Module 3 ]
Imagining: How to use stories to challenge people’s thinking about the future. If we want better futures, we need better stories. In this module, we discuss and practice scenario development. What are they? How are scenarios used? What are the characteristics of good ones? What tools and techniques can I use to brainstorm and develop scenarios?

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!



Futures Friday Event Images3 FF Module 3 3
Upcoming Event:
Futures Friday: You, Futurist + Foresight Module 3.3
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
3:56 to 3:56 PM Central (Chicago)

[ 3.3 ] In this session we will discuss alternative approaches to scenario brainstorming and construct a scenario matrix for your domain,

[ Module 3 ] Imagining: How to use stories to challenge people’s thinking about the future.If we want better futures, we need better stories. In this module, we discuss and practice scenario development. What are they? How are scenarios used? What are the characteristics of good ones? What tools and techniques can I use to brainstorm and develop scenarios?

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!

Futures Friday Event Images3 FF Module 3 4
Upcoming Event:
Futures Friday: You, Futurist + Foresight Module 3.4
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
3:56 to 3:56 PM Central (Chicago)

[ 3.4 ] Discuss research and design options for scenarios with our scenario writer extraordinaire, Dr. Kay Dainels, APF.


[ Module 3 ] Imagining: How to use stories to challenge people’s thinking about the future.If we want better futures, we need better stories. In this module, we discuss and practice scenario development. What are they? How are scenarios used? What are the characteristics of good ones? What tools and techniques can I use to brainstorm and develop scenarios?

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!