Day 1, Thursday, November 19, 2020

Emcee: CJ Almodal

Development Academy of the Philippines, Philippines

NB: All times indicated in Philippine Standard Time

12:30 NN – 8:30 PM Gather Futures Plaza
9:00 – 10:50 AM Opening Plenary

Welcome Remarks

Shermon Cruz, Conference Chairperson

APFN2020 Conference Chairperson, Philippines

 

Conference Overview

Shiela R Castillo. Conference Secretary-General

APFN2020 Conference Secretary-General

 

Keynote Speakers:

Using Macrohistory and Cases Studies of Futures in Action
Sohail Inayatullah

Inaugural UNESCO Chair in Futures Studies, Australia

 

USec. Ernesto Abella

UNESCO National Commission of the Philippines

 

Regenerating Asia 2050: Using Futures Literacy to Transform Governance, Culture and Economy

Michael Jackson

Shaping Tomorrow Network, Philippines

 

Secretary Leonor Briones

Department of Education, Philippines

 

Hiraya Foresight: The Case of Democratizing Futures Literacy in the Philippines
Lizan E. Perante-Calina

Philippine Futures Thinking Society, Philippines

 

Plenary Chair:

CJ Almodal

Development Academy of the Philippines

10:50 – 11:00 AM Health Break
11:00 – 12:30 NN Zoom into the Futures Sessions
Zoom into the Futures 1:

Democratizing the Future

Speakers:

 

The Futures School – Holoptic Evolution

Frank Spencer

The Futures School, United States of America

 

21st Century Mindsets

Yvette Montero Salvatico

The Futures School, United States of America

 

Regenerative Futures

John MacCabe

Aether Learning, United States of America

 

Moderator:

Frank Spencer

The Futures School, United States of America

Zoom into the Futures 2:

Policy Foresight 1

Speakers:  

 

Possible Scenarios on the Future of Philippine Export Tariff Preferences using Jim Dator’s Four Archetypes of Alternative Futures in the year 2025

Nicole Parreno

House of Representatives, Philippines

 

Prospective Scenarios to 2050 of the political relationship of Mexico to ASEAN

Mauricio Hernandez Ramirez

Universidad Nacional Autonoman De Mexico, Mexico

 

Strategic Foresight for Policy: Central Asian Futures in Practice

Pete Malvicini

Center for Policy Research and Outreach, Uzbekistan

 

Moderator: 

Reginald Ugaddan

University of the Philippines, National College of the Public Administration and Governance, Philippines

Zoom into the Futures 3:Book Launching

Book 1:

Futures Thinking in Asia and the Pacific: Why Foresight Matters for Policy Makers

Susann Roth

Asian Development Bank

 

Book 2:

Savage Ecology: War and Geopolitics at the End of the World

Jairus Victor Grove

Hawai’i Research Center for Futures Studies, USA

 

Book 3:

My Asia 2038: Ten Disruptions that Change Everything

Sohail Inayatullah and Lu Na

Metafuture, Australia

 

Book 4:

Toward a Better Future

Acharya Shambhushivananda Avadhuta

Ananda Marga Gurukala, Sweden


Moderator: 

Sohail Inayatullah

Metafuture, Australia

Zoom into the Futures 4:The Futures of Basic Education

Speakers:

 

Introducing the futures of education and recommending futures in education

Peter Bishop

Teach the Future, USA

 

How do you create one kind world where every learner has quality learning opportunities?

Shakil Ahmed

Acumen Academy, Bangladesh

Rakibul Islam

Noakhali University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh

UNESCO’s Learning to Become, and the education systems needed to support the futures of education

Fernando Reimers

UNESCO International Commission on the Futures of Education, United States of America

 

Teachers’ role in preparing for future-ready learners

Vikas Pota

T4 Education, London

Chow Jia Yi

National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technology University, Singapore

Launch of the Philippine Department of Education’s Education Futures Programme

 

Moderator:

USec. Nepomuceno Malaluan

Department of Education, Philippines

Zoom into the Futures 5:City Futures and Urban Regeneration

Speakers:

 

Urban Brand-Utility: Repurposing Brand Communications as Urban Regenerations

Sergio Brodsky

SURGE, Principal Australia

 

Opportunity Spheres in the Garden of Eden: Preferred and Emergent Visions of Smart City Futures

Shermon Cruz and Shiela R Castillo

Center for Engaged Foresight, Philippines

 

Cultivating Cities Scenarios of Philippine Cities vis a vis Food Production Technologies

Daven Mendoza

Senate of the Philippines, Philippines

 

The Effects of Covid-19 in the Architecture and urban design: a causal layered analysis

Mohamadali Baradaran and Clara Khosravizad

University of Tehran, Iran

 

Moderator:

Lizan Perante E. Calina

Development Academy of the Philippines Graduate School of Public and Development Management, Philippines

Zoom into the Futures 6:Health Futures

Presenters:

 

The effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on health systems and suggestions for the future

Reza Dehnavieh

Institute for Futures Studies in Health, Iran

 

Medical Education in the Philippines Beyond COVID-19: A Futures Thinking Approach

Arianna Diangkinay and John Lorenzo Hanrahan

St. Luke’s Medical Center, Philippines

 

Moderator:

Marvin Munar

Ilocos Training and Regional Medical Center, Philippines

12:30 – 1:30 PM Health Break
1:30 – 2:50 PM Fireside Chat 1:Innovations in Policy Foresight

Keynote Speaker:

Imagining futures literacy as a pre-condition for emergent governance, resilience cultures, and learning economies

Riel Miller

UNESCO Futures Literacy, France

 

Panelists:

 

Cheryl Cheung

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore

 

Cat Tully

School of International Futures, United Kingdom

 

Prateeksha Singh

UNDP, Thailand

 

Moderator:

Ma. Lourdes Rebullida

Development Academy of the Philippines, Graduate School of Public and Development Management, Philippines

2:50 – 3:00 PM Health Break
3:00 – 4:30 PM Workshops/Provocations
Provocations 1:

Strategy and Consciousness

Presenters

Become the Conscious Futurist Asia Needs Now

Charlotte Kemp

Association of Professional Futurists, Africa

 

The Future of Strategy in Asia Pacific

Norman Chorn

The Brainlink Group, Australia

 

Future of Conscious Communities

Monica Jamaluddin

Sandbox Advisors

 

Moderator:

Pamela Carbonell

Department of Interior and Local Government, Philippines

Special Session 1:

Why Foresight Matters for Policy Makers

(Attendance will be limited in order to facilitate engagement and allow for more meaningful conversations)

Speakers:

 

Duncan Cass-Beggs

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

 

Susann Roth

Asian Development Bank

 

Rushdi Abdul Rahim

Malaysia Foresight Institute (myForesight), Malaysia

 

Reactor:

Lizan E. Perante-Calina

Development Academy of the Philippines

Moderator:

Arndt Husar

Asian Development Bank, Singapore

Workshop 1- Tools/Methods: Co-creating in Uncertainty

Facilitator:

Bridgette Engeler

Swinburne University, Australia

Workshop 2 – Game:

Dreams and Disruptions: A Foresight Game


Facilitators:

Shermon Cruz, Shiela R Castillo and Peachie Valera

Center for Engaged Foresight, Philippines

4:30 – 4:40 PM Health Break
4:40 – 5:50 PM Plenary 2:

Post-Normal Times

Speaker:

 

Moving Towards Transnormal Futures

Ziauddin Sardar

The Centre for Postnormal Policy and Futures Studies, United Kingdom

 

Plenary Chair:

Jordi Serra del Pino

The Centre for Postnormal Policy and Futures Studies, Spain

5:50-6:00 Health Break
6:00 – 7:00 PM Open Space 1: Sharing Knowledge to Regenerate Asia Together

Facilitator:

Jost Wagner

Change Initiative, Thailand