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Do you ever wonder what your future might look like in 50 years. In a world where technology and science are ever more powerful?
Sign up now to participate in the FastForward challenge and learn how to leverage the new future thinking methodology our team currently develops at MIT.
Now is the time to get a voice and have your seat at the table!
Timeline for the challenge
NOVEMBER 3rd - 11:45-1:00 PM
INFO SESSION - Come check out the challenge and what its about! Then apply.
Location: MIT Sloan E51-057. Lunch provided for registered participants
NOVEMBER 9th - 7:00 - 9:00 PM
DISCOVERING FUTURE THINKING - First workshop to learn about the FastForward methodology, experience the future-thinking tools you can use to build your scenario, and choose what future your challenge will focus on.
APPLICATION DEADLINE - 8th of November
Location: MIT Sloan E62-250
NOVEMBER 18TH - 2:30 - 4:30 PM
BUILDING YOUR FUTURE SCENARIO - Second workshop with guidance on research and future envisioning so you can better structure and design your story
Location: MIT Sloan E51-335
DECEMBER 2nd - 2:00 - 5:00 PM
REWIND AND PLAY - Third workshop to share your scenarios, back engineer the roadmap to its existence, and consider next steps towards this future. Receive feedback from your peers and expert futurists, and be selected as a finalist to present at the Future of People Conference.
Location: MIT Sloan E62-250
DECEMBER 3rd - 2:30 - 5:30PM
TELL YOUR STORY AND GET PUBLISHED - Final session to improve your FastForward, Rewind and Play steps with the support of conference speakers, designers, futurists, and topic experts. Learn more about storytelling to make your pitch perfect and get ready to present! All finalists will get their stories published in the Future of People 2016 Review.
Location: MIT Media Lab
Benefit from FastForwarding yourself into the future
Discover discover the FastForward methodology, get access to great making tools, activate your future thinking potential - Benefit from our toolkit, mentorship, and scale up your game!
Directly interact with inspiring innovators leaders, be identified as a high potential capable of making a difference in an organization and the world. Have a voice, design your future!
Amazing network and community
Get access to other leading Luminaries 2.0, likeminded peers, experts and raw talent - Boost your ideas and great achievements through new provoking questions and bold suggestions.
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About the Review
The Future of People 2016 Review, a new annual magazine, will make the conference’s unique content accessible to everyone!
The Review will feature visions from our speakers and partners, stories from the FastForward challenge participants and more opportunities to engage in future thinking for a positive impact on careers, organizations, and communities.
FastForward Review 2016
The Review will be curated with the contribution of guest Editors, including representatives from our partners the MIT Initiative for the Digital Economy, Steelcase, the MIT Media Lab, and the OpenMind Society.
This unique Editing Committee will decide in which order the stories will appear in the Review starting with the mentions "WOW", "Best Scenario", and "Audience Catch".
Editor in Chief: Our unique Editing Committee will be led by Eric Weinstein, Managing Director at Thiel Capital.
Judges: The Editing Committee will also consist of Nicolas de Benoist, Anne-lise Kjaer, and David Verrill