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The First Foresight Certificate Course of 2016 Done and Dusted

Published on 4:53 pm By johann schutte

Our bi-annual Foresight Certificate Course was presented from January 18-22 at the Hilton, University of Houston, Texas. After two other runs in May – one local and another in Belgium – the course will have completed its eighth year. We are glad to once again have attracted attendees from countries all over the globe such […]

Next Foresight Certificate Course: May 11-15, 2015 in Houston

Published on 7:00 am By Maria Romero

Our next certificate course will be held at the UH Hilton in Houston, Texas from May 11-15th 2015. The UH certificate in Foresight is in its seventh year of twice-annual seminars held at the University of Houston in January and May each year. We are also offering the certificate course at the Destree Institute from […]

Cecily Sommers joins Foresight Program Advisory Board

Published on 10:24 am By Andy

I am pleased to announce the addition of futurist Cecily Sommers to the Houston Foresight Program’s Advisory Board. I was introduced to Cecily by friend-of-the-program Derek Woodgate several years ago when she was leading the Push Institute and have been following her work ever since. We re-connected a year ago at the APF’s Professional Development […]

The Houston Futures Studies program is now “Foresight”

Published on 8:57 am By Andy

I am happy share that we’ve changed the name of the Futures Studies program to “Foresight.” Actually, the official name of the program at the main campus was “Futures Studies in Commerce.” Without going into details, we were not big fans of the “in commerce,” as it raised questions about whether we had changed the nature of […]

Student Work: A Reality Check on Probability, Possibility and Plausibility

Published on 9:57 am By Andy

Welcome to another posting of student work from “Alternative Perspectives.” The class was a popular one and, in my view, the quality of work was so great, that it makes sense to share with the foresight community. It should be noted that presentation slides don’t do justice to the live discussions, but they give you […]

“Forecast it, Maybe?”

Published on 9:09 pm By Janet Faulkner

Introduction to Futures Studies class is officially full on!  Professor Terry Grim has again requested her students to submit an introduction video and Kate Burgess Laurel-Mac Intosh has me cracking up.  Thank you for allowing us to share your video Kate and I hope you all enjoy it as much as I did! Tweet

Houston Futures Newsletter – Summer 2012

Published on 3:09 pm By Christopher Manfredi

Dr. Peter Bishop taking futures everywhere, students getting jobs, board member Oliver Markley getting a prestigious award…Take a look at Houston Futures Summer 2012 newsletter to catch all the details. Tweet

Garry Golden and The Future of Energy and Resources

Published on 11:53 am By Christopher Manfredi

              Here’s Houston Futures family member Garry Golden giving a talk on the future of energy and resources as we think about the future of capitalism.  This speech was given at the Houston Futures After Capitalism Conference April 14, 2012. Garry  is a professionally trained futurist (MS Futures Studies) […]

Relience: James Lee on The Future of Us

Published on 12:58 pm By Christopher Manfredi

                James Lee gave this dynamic presentation on the future of us at Houston Futures After Capitalism Gathering this past weekend, a more to borrow his terminology upbeat look and how we will change going into the future.  Here’s James’ bio from the World Future Society‘s page: “James […]

Houston Futures After Capitalism Conference: Tomorrow, April 14!

Published on 7:24 pm By Christopher Manfredi

              Bring on the conversation.  Come join Houston Futures at the UH campus tomorrow all day for colorful conversations about the world…after capitalism. We’ll be using Adobe Connect to broadcast the conference, so if you cannot make it, be sure to click the link to listen in or join […]