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Keynote for Your Brain in 2030: Jason Farquhar

Keynote for Your Brain in 2030: Jason Farquhar

Having announced Laurens Landeweerd a few weeks ago, it is now our pleasure to introduce another speaker for Your Brain in 2030. During our annual event, Jason Farquhar will talk about brain computer interfaces now and in the future. Dr. Jason Farquhar has a background in computer science and engineering. He […]

Laurens Landeweerd confirmed as keynote for “Your Brain in 2030”!

Laurens Landeweerd confirmed as keynote for “Your Brain in 2030”!

Tickets are available here! After the gene-centrist worldview of the early 2000s, emerging research in the neurosciences now carries along a neurocentrist worldview: we are our brain. Our identities are nothing more than the software running on the hardware of our neurowired brains. Still, many neuroscientists agree that neuroscientific research […]

Looking back on Joyce Gioia’s visit

Looking back on Joyce Gioia’s visit

“Social entrepreneurs are society’s best hope for the future” – Road warrior and international futurist Joyce Gioia The Dutch Future Society is part of a global network of futurists. On Friday April 7th, DFS has invited world class futurist speaker and treasurer to the Association of Professional Futurists (APF) Joyce […]

Joyce Gioia – Celebrity Futurist

Joyce Gioia – Celebrity Futurist

What if you could learn the best-kept secrets of a world class speaker and author, without leaving Amsterdam? Celebrity Futurist Joyce Gioia is coming to Amsterdam and we will have an exclusive meeting on Friday the 7th of April. Our featured speaker travels the world, speaking and consulting. Our own Peter […]

Celebrate 2017 with DFS & Futureconsult!

Celebrate 2017 with DFS & Futureconsult!

We wish you a festive holiday season and look forward to seeing you in the new year! Celebrate 2017 with the Dutch Future Society and Futureconsult on Tuesday January 10th, 2017. We welcome you from 17.00 onwards to have a drink, to mark the start of a new year and to look ahead into the […]

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 […]

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 […]

50 jaar Wet van Moore: Over struisvogels, doemdenkers en wereldverbeteraars

50 jaar Wet van Moore: Over struisvogels, doemdenkers en wereldverbeteraars

Exponentiele ontwikkelingen blijven heel lang ‘onder de radar’.  Maar als ze eenmaal doorbreken, komen ze heel snel en zorgen ze voor disruptie van bestaande systemen.  En er staan nu nogal wat exponentiele ontwikkelingen vlak voor hun doorbraak. Hoe voorkomen we dat dit leidt tot chaos in de sociale systemen? De Dutch […]

Events ahead!

Events ahead!

With the weather in the Netherlands looking up, we also look forward to many fascinating events on our calendar! Throughout May and June there is no reason to be bored for futurists – take a look at all what’s coming up: Share this with others:

Teach the Future – Development work session

Teach the Future – Development work session

Dr. Peter Bishop (University Houston), initiator of the Teach the Future foundation and Erica Bol, Teach the Future initiator in Europe, are hosting a full day to elaborate on the agenda and activities of the TtF in the Netherlands and Europe. Also take a look at the Teach the Future HACKETHON program. This day is […]