First Philippine Futures Summit – November 12-14, 2021
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The Philippine Futures Thinking Society is organizing the first “Philippine Futures Summit: Futures of Education, Work, and Technology” on November 12-14, 2021, with the theme, PAGLALAYAG TUNGO SA HIRAYA 2050. The summit is described as the first scenario and action-driven gathering on the futures of education, work, and technology in the Philippines.
Jerome C. Glenn, MP CEO, is keynote speaker of the event on Day 1, with a speech about “Work/Technology 2050: Scenarios and Actions” in the panel session scheduled on Nov. 12, from 9:15 to 9:55 AM (PST).
Elizabeth Florescu, MP Director of Research, is also keynote invited speakers on the same day, with a speech about “AI and the State of the Future Index” in the panel session scheduled on Nov. 12, from 11:30 to 2:30 PM (PST).
Inspired by The Millennium Project Work and Technology Report 2050, UNESCO’s Learning to Become and global futures literacy initiative, and the hearings and proceedings of the Senate Committee on Sustainable Development Goals, Innovations, and Futures Thinking, the Summit will reveal, reframe, reimagine, and consolidate insights and strategies to shape the futures of education, work, and technology from a human-focused, nature-first, regenerative, and indigenous perspective.
The Philippine Futures Thinking Society, hosting the Millennium Project Philippines Node chaired by Prof. Shermon Cruz and co-chaired by Dr. Lizan E. Perante-Calina, is an organization of professional futurists and foresight practitioners in the Philippines and in the Asia-Pacific that proactively advances and democratizes futures thinking through impact foresight education, research, training, and advocacy.
Registrations can be made at https://philfuturessummit.eventbrite.com/.
More information can be found at https://philfutures.net/.