AGENDA-Feb 10-12
Below are sample core themes to be repeated across the three days
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.
10:00 AM
Future New Civilizations
Black American Global impact and the future direction of the planet, so where are we headed?
11:00 AM
Methods, Scenario Development, and Trends
A presentation and discussion on Futures Research Methods
12:00 PM
LUNCH Future of Food 
1:00 PM
Future Government Structures/Foresight
The new social contract.  Can government survive on the current paradigm?
2:00 PM
AI/Machine Learning - Future Intelligence
What are we afraid of?
3:00 PM
Future of Black America
What If? Story Telling/Sci-Fi and Virtual Reality
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
On-Line ZOOM Live Stream Presentations

The African American Future Society

future black aMerica
 
CONFERENCE

 

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

Building a Black Futures Community/Ecosystem Methods, Scenario Development, and Trends.
 
SPEAKERS
Confirmed 
Dr. Reynaldo Anderson - Temple University
Yul Anderson - African American Future Society
Dr. Molefi Kete Asante - Temple University
Tim Fielder - Illustrator/Animator, Author Infinitum
Dr. Claire Nelson, Ph.D. The Futures Forum
Chandran Nair - Author, Dismantling Global White Privilege, Founder and CEO,  Global Institute for Tomorrow
Dr. Walter Greason - Macalester College
Dr. Toniesha Taylor - Department Chair and Associate Professor Communication Studies, Texas Southern University. 
Lonny Brooks - California State University/Afrorithm Futures Group
Ahmed Best - Co-founder Afrorithm Future Group
Dedren Snead - Founder, Creator, and Writer Subsume
Jerroll Sanders - Executive Producer My Empty Chair Author, President and CEO, Jerrollsanders and Changeisonus
Jason Mars - Professor at U. Mich, Inventor/Founder, Author of Breaking Bots (Amazon Bestseller)
Philip Butler -Term Assistant Professor of Theology and Black Posthuman Artificial Intelligence Systems at Iliff School of Theology
Madebo Fatunde - Strategic Foresight Practitioner at Autodesk 
William Halal - Techcast Global
Matthew Richardson - Shaping tomorrow
Eric M. Bridges, PhD - -Professor of Psychology Clayton State University
Gaya Herrington - Director Sustainability Services, KPMG
Rev. Andrew Rollins - Ward Chapel A.M.E. Church
Alan Saint Clark  - Illustrator, Author, Coach, Supervillain. Studied thermal dynamics and theoretical physics at Georgia State University.
Tongo Eisen-Martin - Co, Publisher Black Freighter press, San Francisco eigth poet laureate
Pireeni Sundaralingham - Behavior change scientist, futures analyst, and poet. Principal Advisor United Nations Museum
Schetauna Powell - Educator, Creative Director and Lead Designer,  Artivism Community Art
Lena M. Young - Futurist and Research Strategist.  Ph.D. Candidate, Creative Leadership for Innovation and Social Change
HOW TO GET THERE?
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.
Dr. Nah Dove - Temple University

A Global Open Source Foresight Network