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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 […]

Reporting on Wicked Opportunities!

Reporting on Wicked Opportunities!

Frank Spencer and Yvette Montero from Kedge Last week we had the pleasure to host an afternoon about Wicked Opportunities with Frank Spencer and Yvette Montero from Kedge at The Crypt in Amsterdam. Take a look at the video below, courtesy of Stephan Verveen from FunnelVision, for a brief interview with Frank […]

Foresight, Music and Wicked Opportunities

Foresight, Music and Wicked Opportunities

If we want to build a better future and tackle the worlds many complex issues and global challenges, then we need more than trends and linear thinking. Wicked Opportunities learns you to flip the coin to find new solution spaces by looking at the future in different ways. Wicked Opportunities, […]

DJ Isis plays after Wicked Opportunities @ The Crypt

DJ Isis plays after Wicked Opportunities @ The Crypt

On the 3rd of March, Yvette Salvatico and Frank Spencer from Kedge will give an interactive workshop about “Wicked Opportunities®”, where participants will learn how to leverage the landscape of complexity and make sense out of isolated trends and data, developing the skill of pattern recognition for aspirational ideas and unseen opportunities. We now have news about two […]

Wicked Opportunities: Foresight-Empowered Innovation

Wicked Opportunities: Foresight-Empowered Innovation

We live in an age where accelerating complexity and exponential change is the norm – an unpredictable world that requires a completely different approach to business, economics, technology, and social development. Instead of operating from fear and risk, we must reframe Wicked Problems as “Wicked Opportunities®” in order to create […]

Celebrate 2016 with DFS @ Rozenbrood Trendstudio

Celebrate 2016 with DFS @ Rozenbrood Trendstudio

Vier het nieuwe jaar met de Dutch Future Society, Rozenbrood en FutureConsult. Op donderdag 7 januari bent u vanaf 16:00 uur van harte welkom op de Warmoesstraat 155 te Amsterdam voor een borrel en drie pitches op het thema voorspellingen: Els Dragt, Mare Research, Fontys Hogeschool: Trendwatching in 2016 – Het einde […]