AGENDA-Feb 10-DAY 1
8:00 AM
Meet and Greet.
Dr. Reynaldo Anderson - Temple University
Yul Anderson - President-Founder African American Future Society

In Person and Virtual

9:00 AM
Opening Plenary Session - Black America
200 Thought Leaders and Influencers have been gathered to share foresight on the Future of Black America.
Dr. Reynaldo Anderson - Temple University
Yul Anderson - President-Founder African American Future Society
Dr. Molefi Kete Asante- Temple University
10:00 AM
Future New Civilizations
Black American Global impact and the future direction of the planet, so where are we headed?
Dr. Molefi Kete Asante - Temple University
Dr. Nah Dov – Temple University
11:00 AM
Methods, Scenario Development, and Trends
Global Consciousness and Embracing Diversity
William Halal, PhD. - The TechCast Project, George Washington University
12:00 PM
LUNCH Future of Food - On Your Own
1:00 PM
Future Government Structures/Foresight
The new social contract.  Can government survive on the current paradigm?
Dr. Claire Nelson, Ph.D. The Futures Forum
2:00 PM
AI/Machine Learning - Future Intelligence
What are we afraid of?
Tim Fielder - Graphic Novelist at Dieselfunk Studios
Dedren Snead - Founder, Creator, and Writer Subsume
Philip Butler -Term Assistant Professor of Theology and Black Posthuman Artificial Intelligence Systems at Iliff School of Theology
3:00 PM
Future of Black America
What If? Story Telling/Sci-Fi and Virtual Reality
Yul Anderson - President-Founder African American Future Society
Dr. Walter Greason - Macalester College
William Jones - Afrofuturism Network
4:00 PM 
Environmental Justice/ Global Warming - Long Note
Tongo Eisen-Martin - Co, Publisher Black Freighter press, San Francisco eighth poet laureate
Alan Saint Clark  - Illustrator, Author, Coach, Supervillain. Studied thermal dynamics and theoretical physics at Georgia State University.
Pireeni Sundarlingham - Behavior change scientist, futures analyst, and poet. Principal Advisor United Nations Museum
5:00 PM
Afrorithms - A Futures Gaming to the Future
Dr. Lonny Brooks - California State University/Afrorithm Futures Group
Ahmed Best - Co-founder Afrorithm Future Group 
Jade Fabello - Afrorithm Future Group

The African American Future Society

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CONFERENCE

 

February 10-12, 2022 8:00AM-6:00PM EST

Building a Black Futures Community/Ecosystem Methods, Scenario Development, and Trends.
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AGENDA-Feb 11-DAY 2
8:00 AM
Meet and Greet.
Dr. Reynaldo Anderson - Temple University
Yul Anderson - President-Founder African American Future Society
9:00 AM
Opening Plenary Session - Black America
200 Thought Leaders and Influencers have been gathered to share foresight on the Future of Black America.
Fadwa El Guindi, Ph.D.
10:00 AM
Future New Civilizations
Black American Global impact and the future direction of the planet, so where are we headed?
Chandran Nair - Author, Dismantling Global White Privilege, Founder and CEO,  Global Institute for Tomorrow
11:00 AM
Methods, Scenario Development, and Trends
A presentation and discussion on Futures Research Methods.
Marilyn Stephens - Assistant Regional Census Manager, US Census Bureau
12:00 PM
LUNCH Future of Food - On Your Own

 Virtual

1:00 PM
Future Government Structures/Foresight
The new social contract.  Can government survive on the current paradigm?
Dr. Claire Nelson, Ph.D. The Futures Forum
Yul Anderson, African American Future Society
2:00 PM
AI/Machine Learning - Future Intelligence
What are we afraid of?
Jason Mars - Professor at U. Mich, Inventor/Founder, Author of Breaking Bots (Amazon Bestseller)
Nick Lumatalale - MEd, Senior Lecturer-Researcher, Hanze University of Applied Science, (CMGT) Creative Media & Game Technologies. Faculty, Worldskills International
 
3:00 PM
Future of Black America
What If? Story Telling/Sci-Fi and Virtual Reality
Rev. Andrew Rollins - Ward Chapel A.M.E. Church
Dr. Reynaldo Anderson - Temple University, Black Speculative Arts Movement
4:00 PM 
Digital Art and NFT’s and Coin Based Currency
Leah Barrows - Mixed Media Art Painter, Author, Singer, Jewelry Maker
Davonte Bradley- Digital Artist
Linda Dounia - Digital Artist
5:00 PM
Miro Board - Collective Future
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AGENDA-Feb 12-DAY 3
8:00 AM
Meet and Greet.
Dr. Reynaldo Anderson - Temple University
Yul Anderson - President-Founder African American Future Society
9:00 AM
Opening Plenary Session - Black America
200 Thought Leaders and Influencers have been gathered to share foresight on the Future of Black America.
Dr. Reynaldo Anderson - Temple University
Yul Anderson - President-Founder African American Future Society
10:00 AM
Future New Civilizations
Black American Global impact and the future direction of the planet, so where are we headed?  
Nick Lumatalale
- MEd, Senior Lecturer-Researcher, Hanze University of Applied Science, (CMGT) Creative Media & Game Technologies. Faculty, Worldskills International
11:00 AM
Methods, Scenario Development, and Trends
A presentation and discussion on Futures Research Methods
Matthew Richardson - Shaping Tomorrow
12:00 PM
LUNCH Future of Food - On Your Own
1:00 PM
Future Government Structures/Foresight
The new social contract.  Can government survive on the current paradigm?
Dr. Toniesha L. Taylor - Department Chair and Associate Professor of Communication in the Communication Studies Department in the School of Communication at Texas Southern University.
2:00 PM
AI/Machine Learning - Future Intelligence
What are we afraid of?
Schetauna Powell - Educator, Creative Director and Lead Designer,  Artivism Community Art
3:00 PM
Future of Black America
What If? Story Telling/Sci-Fi and Virtual Reality
Madebo Fatunde - Strategic Foresight Practitioner at Autodesk
4:00 PM 
Limits to Growth Sustainable Futures
Lena M. Young
- Futurist and Research Strategist.  Ph.D. Candidate, Creative Leadership for Innovation and Social Change
Gaya Herrington - Director Sustainability Services, KPMG
5:00 PM
Wrap Up and Announcements
Yul Anderson - African American Future Society
Reynaldo Anderson - Temple University

 
HOW TO GET THERE?
Carnegie Hall Weill Music
Room
Zoom:
Meeting site will be sent to registered participants, and live-streamed.
By Train:Looking for the nearest stop or station to Carnegie Hall? Check out this list of stops closest to your destination: 57 St-7 Av; W 57 St/7 Av; 7 Av/West 58 St; 7 Av/W 54 St; W 57 St/6 Av; 55th St & 7th Westsider; 6 Av/W 56 St; Broadway/West 57 St; Central Pk S/7 Av; 7 Av; 6 Av/W 55 St; 59 St-Columbus Circle.
AGENDA-Feb 12-DAY 3
8:00 AM
Meet and Greet.
Dr. Reynaldo Anderson - Temple University
Yul Anderson - President-Founder African American Future Society

Virtual

9:00 AM
Opening Plenary Session - Black America
200 Thought Leaders and Influencers have been gathered to share foresight on the Future of Black America.
Dr. Reynaldo Anderson - Temple University
Yul Anderson - President-Founder African American Future Society
10:00 AM
Future New Civilizations
Black American Global impact and the future direction of the planet, so where are we headed?  
Rohit Talwar
- Critical shifts shaping Future Black America, Managing Brand Me in Future Black America
11:00 AM
Methods, Scenario Development, and Trends
A presentation and discussion on Futures Research Methods
Matthew Richardson - Shaping Tomorrow
12:00 PM
LUNCH Future of Food - On Your Own
1:00 PM
Future Government Structures/Foresight
The new social contract.  Can government survive on the current paradigm?
Dr. Toniesha L. Taylor - Department Chair and Associate Professor of Communication in the Communication Studies Department in the School of Communication at Texas Southern University.
2:00 PM
AI/Machine Learning - Future Intelligence
What are we afraid of?
Schetauna Powell - Educator, Creative Director and Lead Designer,  Artivism Community Art
Jerroll Sanders - Executive Producer My Empty Chair Author, President and CEO, Jerrollsanders and Changeisonus
3:00 PM
Future of Black America
What If? Story Telling/Sci-Fi and Virtual Reality
Madebo Fatunde - Strategic Foresight Practitioner at Autodesk
4:00 PM 
Limits to Growth Sustainable Futures
Lena M. Young
- Futurist and Research Strategist.  Ph.D. Candidate, Creative Leadership for Innovation and Social Change
Gaya Herrington - Director Sustainability Services, KPMG
5:00 PM
Wrap Up and Announcements
Yul Anderson - African American Future Society
Reynaldo Anderson - Temple University

 
HOW TO GET THERE?
Carnegie Hall Weill Music
Room
Zoom:
Meeting site will be sent to registered participants, and live-streamed.
By Train:Looking for the nearest stop or station to Carnegie Hall? Check out this list of stops closest to your destination: 57 St-7 Av; W 57 St/7 Av; 7 Av/West 58 St; 7 Av/W 54 St; W 57 St/6 Av; 55th St & 7th Westsider; 6 Av/W 56 St; Broadway/West 57 St; Central Pk S/7 Av; 7 Av; 6 Av/W 55 St; 59 St-Columbus Circle.