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APF Global Futures Festival / V-Gathering - September 2016

  • 16 Sep 2016
  • 12:00 PM
  • 17 Sep 2016
  • 12:00 AM
  • On Line


  • APF Members, full, provisional, organizational
  • Free with membership for Students, Associates, & Emeritus)
  • A 12 hour gathering of leading futurists presenting on multiple topics

APF Global Futures Festival 2016

Futures Festival

The Association of Professional Futurists hosted its 2nd virtual Global Futures Festival in Sept. 2016. Kicking off from Europe and Africa, this festival of learning “followed the sun for 12 hours" of hands-on content and discussion and to finally end in Oceania. 

Theme: "Mind, Machines, Design and Tools"

This gathering offered interactive presentations from leading futurists around the globe. Follow the sun for 12 hours of hands-on content and discussion with leading thinkers from across the globe to share insights, experiences and ideas.

--Participatory Futures Barnraising, Wendy Schultz
--Red Teaming, Whiteboards, and Polling, Karl Schroeder
--Technology Axis Model and Commentary, Bill Sharpe & Andrew Curry
--Mindshift: The Future of Learning, Rex Miller
--City futures and the global south, Geci Karuri-Sebina, Cindy Frewen, Paul Graham Raven & Koffi M Kouakou
--The Foresight Competency Map, Andy Hines
--Computer Aided Futuring, Dennis Draeger
--Favorite Futures Tools for Volunteer Boards, Marsha Rhea
--Futures of Consciousness, Christopher Manfredi

and many others.
September 16, 2016 Noon 12:00 PM - September 17 Midnight 12:00 AM (New York, EDT/US)

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Time Zones - Start: New York (GMT-05:00)
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SEPT 16th Friday
Honolulu (USA) Fri. 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM HAST
Mexico City (Mexico) Fri 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM CDT
New York (USA) Fri 12:00 PM noon - 12:00 AM Midnight EDT
London (UK) Fri 5:00 PM - 5:00 AM BST
Cape Town (South Africa) 6:00 PM - 6:00 AM SAST
Dubai (UAB) Fri, 8:00 PM - 8:00 AM GST
Delhi (India) Fri 9:30 PM - 9:30 AM IST

SEPT 17th Saturday
Melbourne (Australia) Sat 2:00 AM - 2:00 PM AEST
Auckland (New Zealand) Sat 4:00 AM - 4:00 PM NZST

Questions, Additional information, contact: Catherine Cosgrove or Johann Schutte  <>. 

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