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‘In the post-industrial age, inefficiencies in the world are finally breaking down’ – interview with Stephan de Spiegeleire

‘In the post-industrial age, inefficiencies in the world are finally breaking down’ – interview with Stephan de Spiegeleire

This interview with Stephan de Spiegeleire, Senior scientist the The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies, takes place in a series of discussions with the keynote speakers of An Interesting Afternoon – The world in 50 years and how do we get there? This event by the Dutch Future Society takes […]

‘Synthetic biology and other benign technologies that could have a dark side’ – interview with Seán Ó hÉigeartaigh

‘Synthetic biology and other benign technologies that could have a dark side’ – interview with Seán Ó hÉigeartaigh

This interview with Seán Ó hÉigeartaigh, Academic Project Manager at the Oxford Martin Programme on the Impacts of Future Technology, takes place in a series of discussions with the keynote speakers of An Interesting Afternoon – The world in 50 years and how do we get there? This event takes […]

11 April Amsterdam An Interesting Afternoon ‘The World in 50 Years and How do we get There?’

11 April Amsterdam An Interesting Afternoon ‘The World in 50 Years and How do we get There?’

We are happy to announce this event which is all about future studies. We bring together state-of-the-art future studies and projects, futurist thinkers and book authors. If you are into future studies, this event will help you absorbe all the latest knowledge of how futurists see the future. Also, the […]

Fieldtrip: Meet the frontrunners of Tilburg

Fieldtrip: Meet the frontrunners of Tilburg

When thinking of trends or futures, Tilburg may not immediately spring to mind. But below the surface of industrial heritage and dodgy architecture a flourishing culture of frontrunners is rising. Arriving by train the first thing you see is the building of Interpolis. The first company in the Netherlands that […]

Slotconferentie verkenning Kunst en Techniek

The Netherlands Study Centre for Technology Trends (STT) and Het Nieuwe Insitituut cordially invite you to attend Art and Innovation: The Future of Interdisciplinarity, on 19 March at Het Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam. Again and again, research reveals that by itself technology plays a rather modest role in innovation. Dealing […]

2014 news

2014 news

Hello fellow futurists, After a great 2013, we are excited to see what the future in 2014 will bring us. We are already preparing some inspiring events. For now a few of the highlights coming up in the new year. There is more exciting things to come, so keep an […]

THE FUTURE OF OUR WORLD IN 50 YEARS: invitation to contribute

THE FUTURE OF OUR WORLD IN 50 YEARS: invitation to contribute

Invitation for the world’s first open source project, jointly promoted by Young Global Leaders of the World Economic Forum and researchers from the Harvard University. This project aims at tapping in to the collective intelligence of 100 greatest thinkers and leaders of our times. Along with these thought leaders, we […]

Workshop and Keynote by Bill Sharpe and Anthony Hodgson: Three Horizons – The patterning of hope

Workshop and Keynote by Bill Sharpe and Anthony Hodgson: Three Horizons – The patterning of hope

Three Horizons is a simple and intuitive framework for thinking about the future. The framework explains how people often manage to disagree so violently about their visions of the future and how to achieve them – and it offers a practical way to begin constructive conversations about the future at home, […]

RIVM VTV2014: Integrating quantitative and qualitative approaches

On October 30th, the project leaders of the VTV2014 invited the Dutch Future Society to discuss various approaches and best practices to integrate qualitative and quantitative approaches for scenario studies. We looked at studies such as the Clingendael strategic monitor, Agent Based Modeling and Welvaart and Leefomgeving. Some of the […]

VTV 2014: Exploring the future of public health in the Netherlands (in Dutch)

VTV 2014: Exploring the future of public health in the Netherlands (in Dutch)

On Octobre 30th 3PM – 4.30PM, we invite you to join us in our visit to RIVM, to talk about the VTV 2014: the future of public health in the Netherlands. This event will be held in Dutch. Hoe past de puzzel? Over de spanning en aansluiting tussen kwantitatief en kwalitatief […]