Courses

Winter is Coming, and so is UH Foresight Certificate boot camp registration deadline!

Posted by on December 10, 2017 at 3:41 pm

Everyone gets very busy this time of year, as the days start to get colder. We just want to let you know that there is still time to sign up for our January 15-19, 2018 Foresight Certificate seminar held at the Hilton hotel right on the University of Houston main campus. We have a few […]

2018 Foresight Certificate Boot Camp Wants YOU!

Posted by on November 6, 2017 at 1:36 pm

Are you ready for January 2018 UH Foresight Certificate boot camp? Your five-day journey through Foresight techniques will take place January 15-19, 2018 at the Hilton hotel right on the University of Houston main campus. We’ve been teaching the future in Houston since 1975. Peter Bishop kicked off the certificate program in 2009 and we’ve […]

Tech 1313 Explores Jobs and Robots

Posted by on October 21, 2017 at 8:13 am

The Houston Foresight Program introduces futures thinking into a few undergrad glasses. One is led by Alexandra Whittington called TECH 1313 (The Impact of Modern Technology on Society). She recently took several of her students to attend a Lecture on the UH campus:  “Whose Job Will Be Taken Over by a Robot?” by Dr. Rodica […]

Foresight Certificate Boot Camp Registration for 2018 now open

Posted by on July 7, 2017 at 1:32 pm

We are pleased to announce that registration for the 2018 UH Foresight Certificate is now open! The five-day courses will take place January 15-19 and April 30-May 4, 2018 at the Hilton hotel right on the campus of the University of Houston. We’ve been teaching the future in Houston since 1975. Peter Bishop kicked off […]

After Brexit, Whither Europe?

Posted by on April 6, 2017 at 1:30 pm

After months of anticipation, the United Kingdom triggered Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty this week, marking the beginning of the end of its membership in the European Union. As an aspiring futurist living in England, I had a front-row seat to last year’s “Brexit” referendum – and it’s unexpected outcome. Thankfully, I had already […]

Save the Date: 2017 Foresight Certificate “Boot Camp”

Posted by on July 2, 2016 at 1:00 pm

We need to confirm a few things, but almost surely these will by the 2017 dates! Tweet

The First Foresight Certificate Course of 2016 Done and Dusted

Posted by on February 2, 2016 at 4:53 pm

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 […]

Guest Lecture: Nick Price on Presencing

Posted by on October 26, 2015 at 12:13 pm

It was great to have APF colleague Nick Price recently visit our class and lead us through Presencing exercise. Nick is a graduate of the Australian Foresight program and is doing his own thing these days with “Of Things Immaterial.” Our paths crossed in his former experiences as an organizational futurist with Philips Design and […]

Announcing the 2017 Foresight Certificate Course Dates

Posted by on September 24, 2015 at 1:33 pm

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Student Scanning: “Empowering Youth through E-books”

Posted by on May 24, 2015 at 1:54 pm

[NOTE: We will occasionally be featuring some blog posts from student scanning hits in World futures class. This one is from Joe Murphy]. Partnerships are key in a future connected by ebooks. The White house unveiled a plan on April 30 to provide $250 million dollars worth of eBooks to the nation’s less affluent children […]