WELCOME TO THE FUTURE

..EMERGING  ALL AROUND US NOW

At The Futures Forum, we believe that the key to creating sustainable futures is the ability of decision makers to understand the dynamics of change for organizations, institutions and communities, at the local, national and global levels.  Whether addressing the challenge of deciding on new technology investment for a company, or city, or country; or the challenge of exploring policy options for an industry sector, managing the complex decisions that frame the future, requires skilful strategic foresight.

           

Through our for-profit arm SAGIENT FUTURES LLC, we add value to our clients by supporting the strategy creation process through the use of foresight tools and processes in the strategic thinking component of strategic planning.   By combining the skills of sustainabilty engineering, technology assessment, technology foresight and artistry of storytelling, our strategic foresight practice is aimed at developing the capacities of individuals, organizations and communities to succeed,  and to create thriving and sustainable futures. 

WHAT WE THINK?  

 PUBLICATIONS, PODCASTS, PARTICIPATE

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Surf the Future & Stay in the Know
Participate
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 HOW WE HELP? 

FORESIGHT FOR THE GREATER GOOD 

BOOK A SPEAKER

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Are you ready for our VUCA future???

Let us to help you communicate the future
&
move your audience from future shock to future sense!

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WORKSHOPS ON DEMAND

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INTRODUCTION TO SMART FORESIGHT

.... Sustainable, Measurable, Anticipatory, Resilient, Transformational
Book a Half-Day or One Day Seminar for Your Leadership Team....

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SUSTAINABILITY LEARNING CAFE

Minding the SDGs for Business

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The expectation is that the  business sector will play a critical role in helping the world to  live more sustainably by playing its part to achieve the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for Agenda 2030.    But with 17  SDGs and 169 targets, how do you know where to start? 

 Each industry has its own dynamics and opportunities and constraints.  You'll want your business to align with the SDGs so that it makes an impact that helps to achieve the goals - locally, nationally and, if possible, globally.

There's much to consider not only for the country or countries you currently operate in, but also your supply chain, and the future strategy to enter new markets and territories.  

Reach out for help in creating a sustainable future through benchmarking the SDGs. 

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SUSTAINABILITY FOR THE GLOBAL COMMONS 

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Engineering the SDGs

Engineers are vital to ensuring we make the transition to a circular and regenerative economy.  Each of the 17 global sustainable development goals  (SDGs) and the would-be goal SDG 18 SPACE FOR ALL can only be realized by changing the design paradigm for all engineers? 

The Futures Forum is active in driving this paradigm shift through its work on Sustainability Engineering Literacy Initiative (SELI).  Through partnerships and engagements with organizations like International Federation of Engineering Education Societies and Engineering for One Planet.  

 

If your organization or company is looking to get on board with Engineering the SDGs, lets have a conversation.  Reach out for help. 

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OUR FUTURES JOURNEYS   

COME TIME TRAVEL WITH US  

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CALENDAR  2022

EVENTS

NOVEMBER

17-18  FARM THE FUTURE

OCTOBER

22 - AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY ASSOCIATION

6-8 -  WORLD SPACE WEEK 

5 - JAMAICA CUSTOMER SERVICE CONFERENCE
5 - AfCONSAT - Workshop

 

SEPTEMBER

28-30 - CBC- Annual Legislative Conference - BOOKFest 

22-       SPACE FOR THE SDGS - online 

AUGUST

25 -   EARTHSHIFT GLOBAL WEBINAR 

12 -    INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY IDEAFEST - Jamaica

3  -     IMAGINE JAMAICA Workshop

JULY

20-   INTERNATIONAL MOON DAY - Online 

JUNE

30  -  INTERNATIONAL ASTEROID DAY - Online

MAY

21 -  INTERNATIONAL  TELECOMMUNICATIONS DAY

6-8  ANALOG ASTRONAUT CONFERENCE - Arizona

 
 

APRIL
21-23  INTL  GIRLS  IN ICT DAY - Online

12 -     INTL HUMAN FLIGHT DAY -Online
 

MARCH

9-11    VOICING HERSTORY: Future Sense Podcast on Futures of Women

4 -      WORLD ENGINEERING DAY:   Future Sense Podcast 

1-        WORLD FUTURES DAY:Guest  Host

FEBRUARY  

SIGNIFYING FUTURES: Futures Forum Podcast Special Online 

JANUARY
THE FUTURE OF THE AMERICAN DREAM:  Measuring What Matters

FUTURES TELLING   

Storifying Foresight  

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FEED YOUR FUTURES INTELLIGENCE...

NEED HELP IN SEEING THE FUTURE OF YOUR COMPANY? PRODUCT? COMMUNITY?

Let us help you bring your future to life by "Storifying Your Foresight!"

  Bringing award-winning writing and performance skills to bringing life to your scenarios of the future and your world

... with..."FuStories"

YOUR STORIES MATTER! GIVE THEM VOICE!

ASK US HOW...

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MOON RUNNINGS! The Life & Times of My Life as the First Jamaican on the Moon circa 2038

Moon Runnings! is a one-woman storytelling show set in 2038, written and performed by Dr. Claire A. Nelson, who is an award winning playwright.

Book her now to bring this fast-paced tale which explores the future of humanity through the lens of the space frontier, and how we share the future of space as well as how we meet the challenge of global sustainability through the eyes of the 'first' Jamaican on the moon. This can be a participatory performance if desired. 

This video features Dr. Nelson as a Hologram performing MOON RUNNGS! at the EMERGE Festival of the Future at Arizona State University on April 29, 2016.   MOON RUNNINGS! was performed both live and in hologram.  MOON RUNNINGS! tells the story of life on Lunarville, the First Jamaican on the Moon, and explores the issues of How We Share Our Future  against the backdrop of the Race for Space.

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Live... as a Hologram

We all have a story to share.  I was the first Jamaican on the Moon.