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Foresight Weekly News - October 6, 2019

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These driverless shuttles may be the future of your work commute

As the war for talent rages on, companies like Walmart are pouring millions into high-tech corporate campuses that improve the employee experience and foster more face-to-face collaboration. Read more

 

How this teacher is preparing his students for an unknown future

As our world is changing faster than we can blink, education is one industry that tends to move slow. However, if we all want a healthy and prosperous nation, we must prepare our youth now to the best of our ability. Read more

 

Santa Barbara coastline: Preparing for the future

Santa Barbara County residents love their coastline, from the small-town beaches of Carpinteria to Santa Barbara's waterfront to camping hotspots like Jalama Beach and dramatic Guadalupe Dunes. But drastic changes are in store in coming decades as temperatures and sea levels rise, bringing massive impacts to local ecology and human systems. Read more

 

United Arab Emirates and UNESCO join forces for Futures Literate Governance

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and UNESCO are joining forces to improve governance by improving practical, contextualized capacities to understand the future, i.e. why and how people and organizations anticipate. Read more

 

EVENTS

Toronto Elevate Technology Conference ponders human migration patterns and the future

Chris Hadfield, Canada’s most famous astronaut, and Co-chair of the event, made a big impression on delegates by providing a historical review of human migration and a context for technological innovation. Read more

 

REMIQS Webinar

KnowledgeWorks holds a webinar on Oct 3, 2019 03:00 PM, Eastern Time (US and Canada). It is about a model that is called REMIQS (pronounced “re-mix”) which stands for Robust and Equitable Measure to Inspire Quality Schools. Find out details and register

 

University of Houston Foresight Seminar - Apr 2020

The Foresight certificate program is a 5-day, project-based, face-to-face workshop. Participants learn to anticipate disruptive change and work towards the creation of transformational change in order to influence the future of their organizations, companies and communities. Figure out details

 

PUBLICATIONS

Dahrendorf Foresight Project "European Security 2030"

The Dahrendorf Foresight Project aimed at mapping out key political, socio-economic, and international trends that might impact European security in 2030 in order to identify potential triggers of change and concrete risks. Download the project report

 

Navigating the way to a renewable future: Solutions to decarbonise shipping

This report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) explores the impact of maritime shipping on CO2 emissions, the structure of the shipping sector, and key areas that need to be addressed to reduce the sector’s carbon footprint. Download the project report

 

E-BOOK

FinTech: Technology and Trends Defining the Future of Finance

FinTech is changing not only the way we consume, but also impacting how we save, invest, and transfer funds. In this e-book from Singularity University, you’ll learn about the key trends and exciting innovations that are already making their mark. Download the e-book