Posts tagged "conference"
'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...
Dame Julia Cleverdon talks about social action – video published today

Dame Julia Cleverdon talks about social action – video published today

While at the Teach For All annual conference Wendy took the opportunity to interview Dame Julia Cleverdon. Julia is the co-founder of Step Up To Serve, a UK charity coordinating the #iwill campaign to make social action part of life for 10- to 20-year-olds by 2020. The interview with Julia was filmed and is now published on our YouTube...
Government Economic Network Annual Conference 2015: Day one

Government Economic Network Annual Conference 2015: Day one

The Government Economic Network (GEN) held their annual conference in Wellington on Monday, 30 November and Tuesday, 1 December 2015. The McGuinness Institute interns attended the conference with the aim of sharing their insights with the Institute and our community. Below is a summary of the sessions on day one. Day one sessions were centred...
TalentNZ Newsletter Issue 11 Out Today!

TalentNZ Newsletter Issue 11 Out Today!

In this issue we provide an update on our TalentNZ project, including Wendy’s reflections from her sabbatical, an interview with Dame Julia Cleverdon (co-founder of Step Up To Serve) and share some interesting resources that we’ve found while researching. We also discuss our upcoming workshop as part of the Civics and Media Project. If you would like...
TalentNZ Newsletter Issue 10 Out Today!

TalentNZ Newsletter Issue 10 Out Today!

In this issue we share the video that we released at the WFS conference – TalentNZ: Creating a place where talent wants to live – and thoughts from Wendy’s travels through Europe. We provide an update on the TalentNZ Journal: Grow talent edition and share some interesting resources that we’ve found while researching. We also discuss our upcoming TacklingPovertyNZ...
TalentNZ Newsletter Issue 9 Out Today!

TalentNZ Newsletter Issue 9 Out Today!

In this issue we share our observations and insights from the World Future Society conference in San Francisco as well as books and articles that were recommended at the conference. We provide an update on the TalentNZ Journal: Grow talent edition and showcase what others are doing to build a talent-based economy. If you would...
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....
TalentNZ Newsletter Issue 8 Out Today!

TalentNZ Newsletter Issue 8 Out Today!

In this issue we discuss the recent World Future Society conference in San Francisco where we attended master classes and ran a session on ‘Building a talent-based economy in New Zealand’. We provide an update on the TalentNZ Journal: Grow talent edition, our TalentNZ campaign and on our Menu of Initiatives website. We also showcase what others...
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...
TalentNZ Newsletter Issue 7 out Today!

TalentNZ Newsletter Issue 7 out Today!

In this issue we discuss the six TalentNZ worksheets developed for the TalentNZ sessions we ran at the New Zealand Community Boards Conference in May and provide an update for the TalentNZ Journal: Grow talent edition and for our Menu of Initiatives website. We also share a highlight video from KiwiConnect‘s New Frontiers festival held in Upper...