Day 2, Friday, November 20, 2020

Emcee: Roselle Ranario
Cebu Normal University, Philippines

NB: All times indicated in Philippine Standard Time

12:30 NN to 8:30 PM Gather Futures Plaza
9:00 – 10:50 AM Plenary 3: Public Health in a Post-Pandemic World

 

Speakers:

 

Susan Roth

Asian Development Bank, Philippines

 

Peter Black

Essential Foresight, Australia

 

Jose Ramos

Action Foresight, Mexico

 

Foresight in an Infected World: What did we Learn from a Virus

Ozcan Saritas

Higher School of Economics, Moscow

 

Plenary Chair: 

Alex Brillantes

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

10:50 – 11:00 AM Health Break
11:00 – 12:30 NN Zoom into the Futures Sessions
Zoom into the Futures 7:

Nature Futures

 

Speakers:

 

Using Futures Studies to Enable the Energy Transition

Norike Ganhao

Powerlink Queensland, Australia

 

From Foresight to Power: Challenging and Reimagining Futures and Pathways of Land Use, and Water Governance

Heidi Mendoza

Forest Foundation Philippines

Peachie Valera

Center for Engaged Foresight, Philippines

 

Collaborative Communities in Uncertain Futures

Samantha Suppiah

Global Regeneration CoLab, Philippines

Sahana Chatoopadhyay

Proteeti Consulting, India

 

Moderator:

Stef Dela Cruz

Vegan X Movement, Philippines

Zoom into the Futures 8:

Conspiratorial Thinking and Alternative Futures

 

Speakers:

 

Fake News and the Mediascape: An Examination of the Future of Media

Kevin Jae

Diversity Institute, Canada

 

Power and Presence in Virtual Asia: Conscious Relationship to Information in the Age of Fake News

Marcus Anthony

Beijing Institute of Technology, China

 

Moderator:

Christina Monroe

East-West Center Leadership Program, United States of America

Zoom into the Futures 9:

Next Generation Perspectives on Futures of Asia

 

Speakers:

 

Schools of the Future: No classes, No subjects, No exams

Raya Bidshahri

 

HUM.2035: Creating a Humanitarian Futures Lab

Rohan Patankar and Aditya Prakash

Quicksand, India

 

Designing Tomorrows: Futures, Collectives & Experimentation

Mansi Parikh

Future Tense, India

 

Futures from the Periphery

Virkein Dhar

Poppy Seed Lab, India

 

Moderator:

Pupul Bisht

School of International Futures, United Kingdom

Zoom into the Futures 10:

Democratizing Futures

 

Whatever happened to pro-poor foresight?

Umar Sheraz

Comsat University, Pakistan

 

Hybrid Sustainability Governance Paradigms of the 22nd Century: Indigenous Knowledge Systems and Practices as Core Philosophy of the Future Philippine State

Danesto Anacio

University of the Philippines

 

Democratizing Futures through trial, error, and exploration

Benjamin Ong and David Tan

UNDP Malaysia

 

Moderator:  

Jose Decolongon

Asian Institute of Management, Philippines

Zoom into the Futures 11:

Futures of Higher Education

 

Speakers: 

 

Com. Aldrin Darilag

Commission of Higher Education, Philippines

Evolving Higher Education in the Asia Pacific Region

Jennifer Gidley

Futurist, Psychologist, and Author, Australia

 

Tirso Ronquillo

Philippine Association of State Colleges and Universities, Philippines

 

Ferdinand Nicolas

Northwestern University Philippines

 

Moderator:

Emmanuel De Guia

Philippine Senate, Philippines 

Zoom into the Futures 12:

Seeking Inclusivity through Postnormal Times in Asia and Beyond

 

Speakers:

 

Eda Suhana Sharudin

Universiti Selangor, Malaysia

 

Khairul Arifin Mohd Munir

Institut Darul Ehsan, Malaysia

 

Linda Hyökki

The Centre for Postnormal Policy and Futures Studies, Turkey

 

Moderator:

Scott Jordan

The Centre for Postnormal Policy and Futures Studies, Malaysia

12:30 – 1:30 PM Health Break
1:30 – 2:50 PM Fireside Chat 2: 

Economy and Productivity 2050

 

Keynote Speaker:

 

Self-Actualization Economy

Jerome Glenn

Millennium Project, USA

 

Panelists: 

Michael Jackson

Shaping Tomorrow, Philippines

James Redden

RTI Innovation Advisors, United States of America

 

Miguel Jimenez

Futures Intelligence and Strategic Foresight, Spain

Ambisyon 2040

Rosemarie G. Edillon

National Economic Development Authority, Philippines

 

Asia 2050: Confessions of a Time Traveller

Anita Sykes-Kelleher

Design Futures, Australia

 

Moderator: 

Joel Tan-Torres

University of the Philippines Virata School of Business, Philippines

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

Familiar and New Normal

 

Speakers:

 

Familiar Futures Flowing

Maya Van Leemput

Erasmus University Brussels – Agence Future, Belgium

 

The Future of the Work Environment

Francis Kim De Guzman

NTT, Philippines


Normal 3.0 – Post-Pandemic Normal

Joyce Goia

Association of Professional Futurists, United States of America

 

Moderator: 

Reginald Ugaddan

Center for Public Administration and Governance Education University of the Philippines

Open Space 2:

How to Create an Open Space for Collaboration in the Digital Age Amongst Futurists, Foresight Practitioners and those starting out in Futures Thinking 

 

Facilitators:

Tanja Schindler

Futures Space, Germany

Graciela Guadarrama

Futures Space, Mexico

Workshop 3:

Goodbye Zoom fatigue – How to facilitate online futures workshops that will capture and hold anyone’s attention and imagination?


Facilitators: 

Nur Anisah Abdullah

Tamkang University

Shakil Ahmed

Acumen Academy, Bangladesh

Adam Shape

MetaFuture, Australia

Workshop 4:

Resilient and Antifragile Asian Futures in Emergency Disaster Management


Facilitators:

Donna Dupont

Purple Compass, Canada

Shermon Cruz

Center for Engaged Foresight, Philippines

4:30 – 4:40 PM Health Break
4:40 – 5:50 PM Special Session 2:

Corporate Foresight: A Force for Good?

 

Speakers:

 

Introducing Corporate Foresight as part of the Innovation Journey: The AIM experience

Jose Decolongon

Asian Institute of Management, Philippines

 

Corporate Foresight: A Misunderstood Force for Good?

Alessandro Fergani

National University of Singapore, Singapore

 

Embedding Corporate Foresight in International Business Managerial Practices

Taras Danko and Natalia Shyriaieva National Technical University-Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute, Ukraine

 

Moderator:

Shermon Cruz

Center for Engaged Foresight, Philippines

5:50 – 6:00 PM Health Break
6:00 – 7:00 PM Plenary 4:

State of the Future 2050: Panel Discussion with Millennium Project Chairs

 

Panelists:

 

Asanga Abeyagoonasekera,

Millennium Project, Sri Lanka

 

Puruesh Chaudhary

Millennium Project, Pakistan

 

Shermon Cruz and Lizan Perante Calina

Millennium Project, Philippines

 

Hayato Kobayashi

Millennium Project, Japan

 

Moderator:

Anita Sykes-Kelleher

Millennium Project, Australia