World Futures Conference 2015
'The future arrives at different speeds' – a presentation by Paul Saffo in San Francisco

‘The future arrives at different speeds’ – a presentation by Paul Saffo in San Francisco

At the 2015 annual conference of the World Future Society in San Francisco, Paul Saffo ran a session discussing pace layer thinking and its application to foresight. Paul Saffo is a forecaster with over two decades of experience exploring the dynamics of large-scale, long-term change. He is co-founder of Discern Investment Analytics, teaches forecasting at...
World Future Society Conference – Sun's Reflections

World Future Society Conference – Sun’s Reflections

After the WFS conference in July we decided to each write blog posts describing the sessions we attended. You can read Hannah’s reflections and our observations from the master classes we attended here. To find out more about the conference see our website. Wendy is currently on her sabbatical and will prepare her contribution for the September issue...
World Future Society Conference Day Two – Hannah's Reflections

World Future Society Conference Day Two – Hannah’s Reflections

This post discusses the second day of the WFS conference, Sunday 26 July 2015. You can read about the sessions I attended on day one of the conference here and about the master classes we attended here. Sun will be publishing her blog post later this week. The morning of the second day was spent preparing for...
World Future Society Conference Day One – Hannah's Reflections

World Future Society Conference Day One – Hannah’s Reflections

After the WFS conference in July we decided to each write blog posts describing the sessions we attended. As I was writing, I found I was struggling to contain my learning from such interesting sessions into short summaries. So I decided to split my blog post in two, one for each day of the conference....
World Future Conference Master Classes

World Future Conference Master Classes

Two days prior to the annual conference, the World Future Society offer full-day master classes. These sessions are run by leading global experts in futurism and professional foresight and are designed to provide fundamental, contextual and interactive scenario-based learning. Wendy, Hannah and Sun all attended different classes over the two days. Read below to find out...