Archive for November, 2016

About the speakers – An Interesting Day

About the speakers – An Interesting Day

This “An Interesting Day” is al about Futurists for Futurists. DFS Members present their own work to others from the community and there is plenty of opportunity to exchange thoughts, but there are also keynotes by renowned names in the field. Read all about the sessions that are featured throughout the […]

Forecasting the Future: Can The Hive Mind Let Us Predict the Future?

Forecasting the Future: Can The Hive Mind Let Us Predict the Future?

One website is testing the predictive power of the collective by asking its users to answer questions about the future of science and technology. Not only is the group surprisingly accurate, a few individuals are proving to be particularly prescient. By Kristin Houser Polling the (chat)room If two minds are better […]

Call for papers and contributions: Design – Develop – Transform

Call for papers and contributions: Design – Develop – Transform

Click here for the PDF The centre of expertise Applied Futures Research – Open Time of the Erasmus University College in Brussels and M HKA (Museum for Contemporary Art Antwerp) are collaborating on an exceptional three day conference linked to the 2017 summer exhibition ‘A Temporary Futures Institute’. The conference will host […]

New list of books for review – Managementboek

New list of books for review – Managementboek

The Dutch Future Society and Managementboek offer DFS Members the opportunity to profile themselves as experts in their respective fields by reviewing a selection of books. In return for your review, Managementboek sends you a copy of the book of free! Moreover, your reviews sponsor DFS: for every book that is […]

An Interesting Day 2016: Transforming the Future

An Interesting Day 2016: Transforming the Future

Tickets are now available! It is once again time for An Interesting Day! This annual DFS meeting will take place on the 25th of November in Amsterdam. This year’s theme will be about “Transforming the Future” and is especially for and by our members: Futurists for futurists. “An Interesting Day” is the event of the year where futurists meet and learn about transformative […]

Zef Hemel – De Toekomst van de Stad: Een pleidooi voor de metropool

Zef Hemel – De Toekomst van de Stad: Een pleidooi voor de metropool

Take a look at “Zef Hemel – De Toekomst van de Stad: Een pleidooi voor de metropool” on Managementboek.nl. (You are sponsoring the Dutch Future Society for free by placing your order at Managementboek through this link!) By Freija van Duijne De 21e eeuw wordt de eeuw van de stad. Sinds 2013 woont al meer dan […]

Horst Streck – Gamification: De kracht van beleving

Horst Streck – Gamification: De kracht van beleving

Take a look at “Horst Streck – Gamification: De kracht van beleving” on Managementboek.nl. (You are sponsoring the Dutch Future Society for free by placing your order at Managementboek through this link!) By Freija van Duijne Gamification, serious games. Inmiddels weten veel mensen wat het is. Maar wat we er precies mee kunnen, dat is nog […]

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of: Futures. The journal of policy, planning and futures studies

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of: Futures. The journal of policy, planning and futures studies

Click here for the PDF Socio-Technical Futures and the Governance of Innovation Processes – Sociological Perspectives – Futures, the journal, is concerned with medium and long-term futures of cultures and societies, science and technology, economics and politics, environment and the planet and individuals and humanity. This special issue focuses on […]

Tijdig Bestuur: over onvoorspelbare vooruitzichten en het omgaan met voorspelbare verrassingen

Tijdig Bestuur: over onvoorspelbare vooruitzichten en het omgaan met voorspelbare verrassingen

Uitnodiging Oratie prof. dr. Martijn van der Steen Wat betekent zelfrijdend vervoer voor het Rijkswegennet en de vraag naar openbaar vervoer? Wat voor gevangenissen zijn er de komende decennia nodig? Hoe ziet een duurzame stad er uit en welke economie past daarbij? Hoe passen we tijdig fysieke en sociale systemen […]