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2018 Foresight Certificate Boot Camp Wants YOU!

Published on November 6, 2017 By Andy

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 […]

The First Foresight Certificate Course of 2016 Done and Dusted

Published on February 2, 2016 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 March 24, 2015 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 August 22, 2014 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 June 12, 2013 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 May 22, 2013 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 September 6, 2012 By 6osnZ

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 July 21, 2012 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 April 27, 2012 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 April 15, 2012 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 […]