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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 […]

The role of a futurist, keynote by Ross Dawson

The role of a futurist, keynote by Ross Dawson

Ross Dawson, futurist and entrepreneur, presented his vision on the role of a futurist at a meet-up of the Dutch Future Society. Location of the session was the Living Tomorrow, former house of the future, now headquarters of ID&T, pioneering company of dance events and electronic music experiences. In sync […]

Keynote session with futurist Ross Dawson, 18 Sept. 19.30 – 22.00, Amsterdam

Keynote session with futurist Ross Dawson, 18 Sept. 19.30 – 22.00, Amsterdam

Latest info about the session We are happy to see so many people planning to join the keynote session with Ross Dawson. Just some final announcements to have you well prepared. The venue is opened 19.00, while the session starts at 19.30. If you plan to come by carr, it […]

Dutch Future Society plays The future game

Dutch Future Society plays The future game

More than thirty futurists, strategy experts and trend analysts gathered in Kasteel Groeneveld, Baarn, to play The Future Game with Future IQ. This board game is about regional development in a fictional rural area. In the game, you and your team make policy decisions up until 2030. Every decision will […]

Short impression of the search for ‘Unknown Unknowns’

Last week we were invited to join STT on their search for ‘unknown unknowns’. Freija wrote a short impression on the event: In future studies one of the ultimate results is becoming aware of things that were previously unknown to most people. Especially in horizon scans, like the current STT project […]

LaFutura 2013 in Amsterdam

LaFutura 2013 in Amsterdam

NOW NEW NEXT On November 11th 2013 researchers, innovators and creators will gather in Amsterdam for the co-working unconference LaFutura. The goal of this meeting is to map the business of trend research and future insights in order to create a framework for this new industry. The theme of this […]

(Minisymposium) How science can support decision making under uncertainty?

(Minisymposium) How science can support decision making under uncertainty?

Universiteit Twente,  Universiteit Utrecht en Deltares nodigen u graag uit voor het minisymposium ‘Adaptive Delta Management: How science can support decision making under uncentainty’ op donderdag 20 juni. Het minisymposium, onder voorzitterschap van prof. Cees Veerman,  gaat vooraf aan de promotie van Marjolijn Haasnoot. The future is uncertain. Still, we […]

Play The Future Game with us!

Play The Future Game with us!

Future IQ provides us with the wonderful opportunity to play The Future Game. It is an experiential learning game, played in a hypthetical region in the future. It adds the gaming dimension to scenario planning. Would you like to learn more about The Future Game? Play it in real life? […]