- Thinking and Learning about the Future
"Brown Bag" Schedule for Spring 2006
2/6 1-1:50 pm, AACC Arnold, Cade 207 IF Brownbag: "Will There Still Be Males and Females? The Future of Gender Roles" by Shirley Parry, Director, Anne Arundel Community College Women's Institute. Free but you must rsvp.
3/6 1-1:50 pm, AACC Arnold, Cade 207 IF Brownbag: “A Senior Manifesto- Society’s Basic Provisions for Older Workers: A future view” by Richard Seabrook, Professor, Computer Science, Anne Arundel Community College. Free but you must rsvp .
4/3 1-1:50 pm, AACC Arnold, Cade 207 IF Brownbag: “Does History Repeat Itself and Other Myths about the Future." Dr. Elizabeth Kessel, Professor, History, Anne Arundel Community College. Free but you must rsvp.
IF @ AACC Brown bag sessions are free, but you must rsvp.
Looking for online courses on the future?
Some conferences and futures sessions of note:
WorldFuture 2006: Creating Global Strategies for Humanity's Future
July 28-30, 2006
Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Professional Members' Forum: July 31, 2006
Anytime: "Does your organization need a speaker on the future?" See the
Institute's futures' speaker list.
See upcoming activity sponsored by our partner, the World Future Society, a global leader in the study of the future at http://www.wfs.org/
See the National Capital Region, World Future Society
Guide helps you find answers to some practical questions on teaching and learning about the future on the IF @ AACC website. Find futures fast with our Practical Guide to the Future!
Continued Bird Flu View... What can YOU do? Follow the updates from the Center for Disease Control (USA) and the World Health Organization say about bird flu? Thinking locally, acting locally, hence, globally: Pandemics, flu and avian (bird) flu... clearly global and local concerns. See some of the steps each of us can take to impact the future and to prevent flu as provided by one local health department.
This Issue's Focus: Living in 2025 New Year’s view - 2025 … food for thought…
Military: Air Force in 2025
Education: Some long range guidance for the University of California