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Your Brain in 2030 Keynote: Hannes Wiedemann

Your Brain in 2030 Keynote: Hannes Wiedemann

Human enhancement and DIY. Not two concepts that many of us would combine. Hannes Wiedemann, a Berlin-based artist and photographer, studied a fringe community that does just that: DIY cyborgs hack their own bodies. For fun. We are happy to announce that Hannes Wiedemann will be joining our Annual DFS […]

Your Brain in 2030: Merging Man and Machine

Your Brain in 2030: Merging Man and Machine

Tickets are now available! Some people dream of the ultimate merge of man and machine. Scientists are showing us the possibilities. Philosophers discuss the implications of these technologies with us. And artists make our emotions towards this issue explicit.  The creation of super humans with new sensory abilities, enhanced brain […]

Persbericht Your Brain in 2030

Persbericht Your Brain in 2030

  Nederlandse futurologengemeenschap ziet de toekomst van hersenen en technologie in 2030 Op 5 september 2017 houdt de Dutch Future Society haar jaarlijkse bijeenkomst met als thema Your brain in 2030. Trendwatchers, futurologen, toekomstverkenners en strategen laten zich inspireren door wetenschappers, filosofen, kunstenaars en productontwikkelaars. Deze creatieve dwarsdenkers gaan met […]

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 […]