What We Do
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Among our research staff are experienced forecasters representing a range of disciplines from the social sciences, public policy, and technical domains. They are joined by a creative design staff who render our research in accessible and innovative print and digital formats.
Our network extends beyond our staff to include affiliates who bring a diversity of perspectives and experiences to our research and events. From university professors to independent thought leaders and hands-on innovators, they help us work at the forefront of new ideas and practices worldwide.
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Our clients and program members extend this knowledge base still further, creating a foundation for sustained sharing and learning across organizations.
The IFTF staff span a range of disciplines from the social sciences, public policy, technology, and the creative arts. This interdisciplinary team collaborates to bring cross-disciplinary insights to futures that combine complex challenges and require unconventional perspectives. Learn more »
Our IFTF affiliates work closely with us to bring special expertise, diverse experience, and out-of-the-ordinary talents to our projects and events. They all have strong standing in their individual disciplines and communities and amplify our capacity to engage with the most challenging futures. Learn more »
The IFTF Advisory Council represents a vanguard of scholars, authors, innovators, and officials who provide strategic guidance to the organization. They partner with us in identifying new methods, theories, platforms and collaborations that help us meet our goal of engaging the world in foresight for action. Learn more »
The IFTF Board of Directors is committed to the financial, operational, and intellectual vitality of the organization. From earliest days, these trustees have partnered with IFTF’s management to evolve the organization’s mission, resources, and administrative practices to meet the demands of a changing world. Learn more »
Future for Good Fellows
In 2013, six new Future for Good fellows join IFTF in bringing futures thinking, innovation, and an entrepreneurial sensibility to the urgent futures we all face today. From May through August, these fellows will collaborate, investigate, and innovate as they pursue personal projects that can lead to a better future for all. Learn more »