Updated: Sep 15th, 2010 - 09:19:07
Cyber Rabbi Speaks on Third Exodus
On July 20th, 2004, Rabbi Dr. Moshe Dror spoke to the Pikes Peak Chapter of the World Future Society on, The Third Exodus: a Cyber Rabbi's Vision, in Colorado Springs.
The Army of the Future
On Tuesday, March 9th, the local World Future Society in Colorado Springs hosted a special evening on Designing the Army of the Future, looking at future combat systems.
Future-Proof Your Organization
Looking to create a future-responsive, rather than a past-driven company? Discover how to get ahead of the curve through this unique six-hour workshop that Colorado Springs foresight coach Jay offers organizational leaders, both face-to-face and online. Watch the 6-minute preview. [ Visit Website ]
Shaping the Next One-Hundred Years
The checkered history of predicting the future—e.g., "Man will never fly"—has dissuaded policymakers from considering the long-term effects of decisions. New analytic methods, however, can heighten our ability to reason about the future. This new RAND book, entitled, Shaping the Next One Hundred Years: New Methods for Quantitative, Long-Term Policy Analysis, demonstrates a quantitative approach to long-term policy analysis and a wide range of decisionmaking under conditions of deep uncertainty. Free e-files download. [ Visit Website ]
Future Fluency for CEOs: Oct 15th
In our economy, navigating the turbulent waters of the future can be treacherous, especially for businesses. But with a good CEO as captain, a good first mate as manager, a lookout to scan, organizations can reach their goals. On October 15th, Jay Gary, a Springs-based consultant and trainer spoke on "Future Fluency for CEOs."
Community Futures: One Community at a Time
Sociologist Katie Donnelly, M.A. shares about the work of "Community Futurists" at the World Future Society's 2003 annual conference in San Francisco, CA.
An Evening of Foresight
The Colorado Springs chapter of the World Future Society hosted "An Evening of Foresight" with Dr. Richard A. Slaughter
on July 8, 2003. Dr. Slaughter is the Foundation Professor of Foresight at Swinburne University of Technology in Australia and a Director of Foresight International, Brisbane, Australia.
The Future of Freedom: Sept 10th
The Colorado Springs chapter of the World Future Society hosted a futures cafe book discussion September 10, 2003, in the Community Room of the Colorado Springs East Library. The discussion was on Fareed Zakaria's The Future of Freedom.
Moving Toward a Sustainable Colorado Springs
A panel discussion to help launch the public art exhibit "Moving Toward A Sustainable Colorado Springs 2003" at the Gallery of Contemporary Art at UCCS was held on June 15, 2003.
The Counterintuitive Behavior of Social Systems
Forrester, the founder of the field of system
dynamics, has written a paper, The
Counterintuitive Behavior of Social Systems [PDF, 30 pages, 922kb], which explains why dealing with social systems is so difficult. Dr. Bob Powell, a business consultant in the area of systems dynamics, brings Forrester's paper to the attention of both newbies as well as seasoned futurists.