July 19-21, 2013
Hilton Chicago Hotel
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.
Preconference Courses: July 18-19, 2013
Professional Members’ Forum: July 22, 2013
- Special Events
- BetaLaunch 2013
- Opening Keynote
- Saturday Lunch
- Sunday Lunch
- Closing Keynote
- Education Summit
- Poster Sessions
- Master Courses
- C-1 Futuring
- C-2 Educators Boot Camp
- C-3 Wiser Futures
- C-4 Introduction to Strategic Futurist Thinking
- C-5 An Insider's Guide to Foresight Consulting
- C-6 Succeeding in a New Normal World
- C-7 Fierce Foresight
- C-8 Balancing Logic and Imagination to Foresee the Future
- C-9 Introduction to 3-D Design, Printing, and Rapid Prototyping for Futurists
- C-10 Horizon Scanning
- Professional Members Forum
- Film Screening
- Long Bets Table
- Interest Groups
- Career Counseling
- Special Event Schedule
WorldFuture 2013: Exploring the Next Horizon
WHERE: Hilton Chicago Hotel, 720 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60605, USA. Phone: 1-312-922-4400; Web site www.hiltonchicagohotel.com
WHO: Visionaries, innovators, thought leaders, entrepreneurs, educators, and decision makers from around the world.
WHAT: The WorldFuture 2013 program will inspire participants to consider longer-term trends and possibilities. The first outlines of the twenty-second century are just coming into view, and the time is now to start thinking and caring about the world that today’s newborns will inhabit.
TOPICS: Science and technology, business and careers, learning and education, environment and resource management, health and wellness, world affairs, values, and more. “Exploring the Next Horizon” invites consideration of a wide range of important—and overlapping—issues.
SPECIAL EVENTS: Futurists: BetaLaunch 2013 … Master Courses … Meet-the-Author sessions … Table-top Exhibits … and more activities are planned.
NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES: A complimentary welcoming reception, keynote luncheons, group business meetings, reserved networking areas throughout the meeting, and more.
PRESENTATIONS AND PRECONFERENCE COURSES: Proposal deadline is November 5, 2012.
HOTEL: The Hilton Chicago is historic yet modern, majestic yet comfortable, making it the ideal venue for inspiration and networking. Guest rooms feature picturesque views of Lake Michigan and Grant Park, and the hotel is close to exciting attractions like the Art Institute, Field Museum, McCormick Place, and Buddy Guy’s Legends blues club! A limited number of rooms are available at the special conference rate of $189/night. Click here to reserve your room now!
HOST CITY: The World Future Society is delighted to return once again to Chicago, a global leader in trade and commerce, education and research, science and technology, art and architecture, sports and entertainment, transportation and manufacturing, and more.
EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION: The earlier you register, the lower the cost!
Questions? Feel free to contact us:
About speaking, presenting, volunteering, hotel accommodations, etc.: Sarah Warner, firstname.lastname@example.org
About sponsorship, advertising, exhibits, etc.: Jeff Cornish, email@example.com
About press registration, tip sheets, etc.: Patrick Tucker, firstname.lastname@example.org
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
World Future Society Headquarters
7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 450
Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
Telephone 800-989-8274 or 301-656-8274
Hilton Chicago Hotel
CHICAGO, IL 60605-2116
|Luncheons (with Speakers)|
|2-Day Luncheon Package||$ 119.00|
|Saturday Luncheon||$ 65.00|
|Sunday Luncheon||$ 65.00|
|Master Courses Thursday July 18|
|C-1 Futuring: An Introduction to Futures Studies||$ 249.00|
|C-2 Foresight Educators Boot Camp||$ 249.00|
|C-3 Wiser Futures: Using Futures Tools to Better Understand and Create the Future||$ 249.00|
|C-4 Introduction to Strategic Futurist Thinking||$ 249.00|
|C-5 An Insiders Guide to Foresight Consulting||$ 249.00|
|Master Courses / Education Summit Friday July 19|
|C-6 Succeeding in a New Normal World||$ 249.00|
|C-7 Fierce Foresight: Creating Tomorrow Out of the Changes of Today||$ 249.00|
|C-8 Balancing Logic and Imagination to Foresee the Future||$ 249.00|
|C-9 Introduction to 3-D Design, Printing, and Rapid Prototyping for Futurists||$ 249.00|
|C-10 Horizon Scanning: What’s Ahead? Building Capability within Your Organization||$ 249.00|
|E-1 Education Summit||$ 175.00|
|Professional Members Forum||$ 115.00|
|World Future Society Membership|
|Regular Membership||$ 79.00|
|Life Membership||$ 950.00|
|Student Membership (Full-time Student Under the Age of 25)||$ 20.00|
|Professional Membership||$ 295.00|
|Professional Membership (Nonprofit/Academic Rate)||$ 195.00|
|Tax-Deductible Contribution to Scholarship Fund|