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APF Members First Friday Talks


First Fridays are members-only events held on the first Friday of each month as 60-minute webinar. It includes a speaker, followed by breakout discussion on a designated topic. It is hosted at both 12 noon and 5:00 pm London time for those in different time zones. The best of both live programs are recorded for those who wish to view the archive. Those who register receive a URL notification of this Zoom meeting via email after registration, as well as 12-hours in advance.

Upcoming Talks

Oct 2, APF First Friday MeetUp: "Full-Spectrum Thinking" with Bob Johansen
"How do we escape boxes in a post-categorical future?" from his new book.

Past Talks

August 7, APF First Friday MeetUp: "APF Members Explore the "Unfrozen North Game"
Based on an "Unfrozen North" case study, APF' Stephen Aquilar-Milan asked, "Can gaming techniques generate informative emergent futures?"

July 3rd: "The Knowledge Base of Futures Studies 2020- e-Book Launch"  
APF hosted the book launch of “The Knowledge Base of Futures Studies 2020" with the editors, Richard Slaughter and Andy Hines. Members' video page link.Members may download their free copy of KBFS 2020 (a $29.95 value) from the  APF Store.

June 5th: "Post-Pandemic Technologies through AI"
APF hosted a members-only MeetUp to ask how COVID-19 might accelerate AI in supply chains and augmented intelligence. Member's link to videos and slides.

May 1st: "COVID-19 Crisis Hits Colleges"
APF members explored how COVID-19 is heightening trends that are disrupting higher education. Member's link to videos and slides.

April 3rd: "Coronavirus Crisis: How are Futurists Responding?"
APF members gathered to discuss how they were responding to Coronavirus Pandemic. Member's link to videos and slides.

The 12 noon and 5 pm London times for cities is below (summer light savings). Check your own city (Time Zone Converter):.

London 12 Noon 
Sydney 9 pm
Manila 7 pm
Bangkok 6 pm
Berlin 1 pm
Johannesburg 1 pm
London 12 noon
New York 7 am
Bogota 6 am
Houston 6 am

London 5 pm:
Bangkok 11 pm
Berlin 6 pm
Johannesburg 6 pm
London 5 pm
New York 12 noon
Bogota 11 am
Mexico City 10 am
Los Angeles 9 am
Honolulu 6 am