Strategic Foresight, Philippine Futures Literacy and beyond

The last few months were pretty brilliant!  Iwas able to co-organize, co-facilitate, present, attend and keynote a number of futures literacy and strategic foresight courses, workshops and related conferences here and abroad:

  1. I partnered with the Department of Agrarian Reform and facilitated a two-day foresight driven planning and capacity building workshop for women cooperatives in Banna, Ilocos Norte;
  2. Keynoted the 26th League of Local Planners and Development Coordinators of the Philippines 2015 Conference held in General Santos City, Philippines. Around 1,200 participants mostly municipal, city and provincial planning and development coordinators attended the plenary session;
  3. Co-hosted and organized with the Rotary Club of Padre Faura Manila the Future Agenda on the Future of Food and Water 2040 at the Casino De Espanol Restaurant Manila;
  4. Facilitated a one-day futures literacy workshop for 120 school administrators and educators in collaboration with the DIWA Learning Systems and the Private Schools Association of the provinces of Tarlac and La Union;
  5. Co-designed and co-facilitated UNESCO Bangkok and Chulalongkorn University’s Futures Literacy Knowledge Lab workshop “Rethinking Education through Imagining Future Scenarios”; 
  6. Presented at the Philippine Sociological Society of Mariano Marcos State University’s forum on the Future of Gender and Philippine Women’s Rights;
  7. Organized a series of meetings with networks and partners to organize, advance and promote via a series of foresight and futures courses and forums in the Philippines.
  8. and two upcoming publications!

Happy to share some yehey! moments and yes! action learning photos of recent events and projects:

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UNESCO Bangkok and Chulalongkorn University Futures Literacy KnowLab workshop @ the Faculty of Education, Chula Uni, 2015
1,200 Philippine Planners attended the conference, General Santos City
@ Annual Planning Conference. 1,200 planners attended the future of Philippine cities and strategic foresight plenary, General Santos City, Mindanao, Philippines
Philippine Planners Conference, Gen San!
Philippine Planners Conference, Gen San!
Futures Literacy for Philippine Millennials, 2015 Laoag City
Futures Literacy for Philippine Millennials, 2015 Laoag City
With DIWA Learning Systems! San Fernando City
With DIWA Learning Systems! San Fernando City
With DIWA Learning Systems, Baguio City!
With DIWA Learning Systems, Baguio City!
Future of Food and Water with Future Agenda 2.0 Manila
Future of Food and Water with Future Agenda and the Rotary Club of Padre Faura Manila, 2015, Manila
Community based foresight planning DAR event, Banna, Ilocos Norte, 2015
Community based foresight planning DAR event, Banna, Ilocos Norte, 2015
Community based foresight planning with the Department of Agrarian Reform, Banna Ilocos Norte, 2015
Community based foresight planning with the Department of Agrarian Reform, Banna Ilocos Norte, 2015
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