Futurist - what is a futurist? Futurist Conferences

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Updated On 02 Feb, 19


Videos by Europe's leading Futurist Patrick Dixon on global trends. What is a Futurist? Future of management, marketing and motivation. Futurist lectures and conference keynote presentations. Many Futurist videos by Patrick Dixon on issues such as banking, financial services, energy, oil, gas, coal, renewables, sustainable business and sustainability, transport, rail, aviation, shipping, construction, real estate, manufacturing, wholesale, logistics, distribution, retail, engineering, IT, software, computers, telecom and telecmmunications. Future of corporations, consumers, customers and lifestyles. Future of work and workplace motivation, leadership and change management. Risk management, strategy development, biotechnology, nanotechnology and information. Future of education, schools and colleges, university education. Future of social networks and networking, cloud computing. For more see http://www.globalchange.com


Lecture 9: Activists How passion will change our world and impact of terrorism.

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httpwww.globalchange.com Radical political forces, activism, terrorism and single issues. Carbon trading? Global warming? Environment? Discrimination and social justice? Democracy what kind of system is best? Are other systems of government more appropriate in some emerging economies? Different systems of democracy. How democracy could work for a global government based loosely around the UN United Nations. Should the majority global population have power to alter how the global village is run on single issues? Expect stronger joint action by India, China and other BRICS nations. Expect religious issues to grow in influence in countries like Nigeria, India, Pakistan. Expect growing wealth inequalities within and between nations to fuel growth of new protest terrorist. Need to understand different religious cultures more deeply. What makes someone want to become a suicide bomber? Need to understand motivation of protestors and activists and deep passion for a better world even if you may disagree with their methods and goals. Ways to reduce risk of global and regional conflict and stopping new wars. Overstated risks of terror attacks, failure to understand risks. Why terrorism rules by fear and what to do about it. Lecture by physician and futurist keynote conference speaker Patrick Dixon for 2008 Stein Am Rhein leadership summit - facilitated by Professor Prabhu Guptara.



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