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Jason Swanson Appointed Director of Strategic Foresight at Knowledge Works

Published on 1:46 pm By Andy

We are so pleased to announce that recent grad Jason Swanson has been appointed the Director of Strategic Foresight at Knowledge Works in Cincinnati. Knowledge works is a “social enterprise focused on creating sustainable improvement in student readiness for college and careers.” The Senior Director of Strategic Foresight, Katherine Prince, attended the May 2013 Certificate in […]

Dr. Bishop’s Brazilian Workshop – Now downloadable!

Published on 3:41 pm By April Koury

You may remember a blog post awhile back about iG interviewing Dr. Bishop for the Brazilian workshop Strategies in Times of Uncertainty. Well now we’ve got links to the workshop held in Curitiba, Brazil. Peter Bishop – Strategic Foresight – Opening Peter Bishop – Strategic Foresight – Closing And let me tell you, they went […]

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 […]

Myths and the Future

Published on 11:55 pm By Andy

Elizabeth Rudd of the Association of Professional Futurists (APF) recently shared a link to a nice piece in Strategy & Business interviewing Betty Sue Flowers on the Dueling Myths of Business. (A great benefit of being part of the APF is this spontaneous sharing of interesting leads). Among her many qualifications, certainly a unique one in the area […]

Call for Papers! – JOURNAL OF FUTURES STUDIES

Published on 12:59 pm By 6osnZ

Journal of Futures Studies is calling for papers on the topic of ANTICIPATORY GOVERNANCE.  Abstracts Due Feb 1st, 2013!  Find future details within their official Invitation.  Best of luck! Tweet

Call for Papers! – European Journal of Futures Research

Published on 11:32 am By 6osnZ

The European Journal of Futures Research will be publishing their first journal in Feb. of 2013 and are currently seeking abstracts!  “The journal will address seven focal points: social developments; politics (supranational, governmental and non-governmental); the economy and business sectors; science and technology and cross-cutting issues; methodology and methods; epistemology and philosophy of science.” Timeline 22 Oct. […]

Strategic Foresight Certificate in Europe this Spring

Published on 8:23 am By Andy

We just finished teaching our week-long Strategic Foresight Course in Houston last week. A really great group. I’m sure you teacher/facilitators can appreciate it when you have a special group, and we had one! Now, it’s on to Europe — after the Spring Semester that begins today. We taught our first week-long Certificate course in […]

Introducing Integral Futures….Live

Published on 6:27 am By Andy

I posted a a couple of clips introducing Integral Futures (part 1 and part 2, about 2o minutes total) taken from theUH Certificate in Strategic Foresight course about a year ago. I really owe Richard Slaughter for introducing the ideas to me (and others) and for carrying the banner forward — I reviewed his most recent–and excellent–book on the topic, The Biggest Wake-up […]

A Fulbright Course on Strategic Foresight

Published on 12:31 pm By Andy

Alum Roumiana Gotseva, currently with the Foresight Alliance, is offering course in Strategic Foresight – this summer as part of The Fulbright International Summer Institute (FISI). FISI is an award-winning academic and cultural program that started in 2002, offering one-week intensive courses in a wide variety of subject areas: politics and international relations; business and economics; law, […]