Archive for March, 2015

Countdown to Technology Acceleration

March 24, 2015

It’s hard to believe that we’re just a shade under four weeks away from the Spring Gathering, featuring “Technology Acceleration” on Saturday April 18. So, out-of-towners, time to make your reservations if you haven’t already. For hotel, we’re suggesting the UH Hilton, which provides convenient access to our social meeting spots and is a short […]

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

March 24, 2015

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 […]

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Alumi April Koury at Fast Future

March 21, 2015

We’re very proud of announcing that April Koury, alumnus and former GA of the program, has just started to work at Fast Future. And she’s sharing a little bit about her work and advices for current students with us. I’m thrilled to be working with a futurist and speaker as prominent as Rohit. My job […]

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Welcome our new Foresight students

March 16, 2015

On January 2015, eight new students started at the Foresight Program, we would like to give them a warm welcoming and wish them a lot of success on this new stage of their professional lives. Brenda Chacon is a native San Antonian,  she attended  the University of the Incarnate Word, a private catholic university.  She […]

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Arup Futurist Chris Luebkeman Visits with Foresight Program

March 11, 2015

Futurist Chris Luebkeman, Arup Fellow and Global Director, who established the foresight group with the firm, visited with the combined “Intro” and “Seminar” classes of the Houston Foresight program on Monday. In 1999, Chris joined Arup as the Co-Director for Research and Development. A couple of years later, he formed the Foresight, Innovation and Incubation […]

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Faculty/Alum Breaux to APF board

March 9, 2015

 Alum and Adjunct Professor of undergrad class TECH 4310: Future of Energy and  the Environment, Jim Breaux has been selected to be part of the Association of  Professional Futurists Board. Jim has been leading APF’sVirtual Gatherings for the  past three years and is now planning events for 2015.  Jim is a professional engineer  and Senior […]

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Alum Merritt publishes TrendsWatch 2015

March 4, 2015

Founding Director of the Center for the Future of Museums and alum from our January 2010 certificate course, Elizabeth Merritt, just released the 4th annual report called TrendsWatch 2015. In this year’s edition she delves into: Open data The rise of ethical consumerism, powered by the web & by social media Personalization of products, services, communications […]

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Introducing Maria Romero as the New Foresight GA

March 2, 2015

The baton has passed to a new GA this Spring – introducing Maria Romero! Maria is a full-time student living on campus in her first year in the Foresight program. She was able to step in on short notice, when Omar, the previous GA, had to pack up for Paris to do an internship with […]

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