Archive for July, 2014

Live from Orlando….It’s the “Best of Houston”

July 30, 2014

It’s nice to be able to share some video footage of our students (and profs) in action from the World Future Society Conference earlier this month in Orlando — thanks to student (now Adjunct Faculty) Jim Breaux! It’s a “pad” production but the quality is good enough to get a good feel for how our […]

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Recapping Houston Foresight at WFS 2014

July 22, 2014

The Houston Foresight Community was once again well-represented at the WFS/AFP annual summer meetings. This time it was Orlando on the perimeter of Disney from July 10-13. There is too much to include in one post, so we’ll start with the overview and fill in some details in upcoming posts. APF Pro Development The APF had […]

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Alum Pam McConathy Schied Published in QRCA Views

July 14, 2014

2012 Alum Pam McConathy Schied had an article “Practicing Strategic Foresight in an Era of Hyper Change” published in the Summer 2014 Issue of QRCA Views. Where better to turn for insight on this topic than our own Dr Bishop? Pam and Dr. Bishop provide the QRCA (Qualitative Research Consultants Association) with some evidence for the […]

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Student Needs 2025+: Future Skills

July 11, 2014

A key theme we identified in exploring emerging student needs out to 2025 is that while we might have interesting debates at what skills would be most important, a “constant” would be the need for re-skilling. We won’t some day identify the “correct” or ultimate set of skills — it’s a moving target that evolves […]

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UH Foresight Community at WorldFuture 2014

July 1, 2014

This year, around 22 current students, faculty, and alumni from the University of Houston’s Foresight community will be speaking at the World Future Society’s annual forum WorldFuture 2014: What If, which is just a few weeks away! Our speakers’ topics range from economics, leisure, learning, public health, to design and innovation. It’s great to see our […]

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