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Futureportal… an ezine on the future, July-August 2010

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Welcome to Futureportal, an ezine of the Institute for the Future at Anne Arundel Community College (IF @ AACC), July & August 2010, volume 6, issue 7...We study the future to help build a better tomorrow.   

Inside this issue...

  • futures thinking... looking ahead
  • applied foresight... using the perspective
  • on the horizon... learning opportunities & events - local, regional and global
  • futures thinking... looking ahead

Promoting global health in sustainable, culturally relevant ways is the mission of PATH, an international nonprofit organization. PATH's work reaches more than 70 countries and addresses a wide range of health needs such as health technologies designed for low-resource settings, safer childbirth and healthy children.  

  • applied foresight...using the perspective

A NASA spacecraft inspired by Star Trek technology is currently on its way to explore a giant asteroid and a dwarf planet.  

  • on the horizon... learning opportunities & events - local, regional and global

 Is summer reading in your future? Here is a list of futures books from the IF @ AACC site.

Interested in a course on the future for college credit?

Check our Exploring the Future (FTR 105, formerly FTR 100) course listing. This is a 3 credit-hour General Education course which also satisfies the diversity requirement. Fall Term registration is now open for both online and face-to-face classes.

Registration is now open for the WorldFuture 2010 Conference "Sustainable Futures, Strategies, and Technologies", which will be July 8 - 10 in Boston, Massachusetts. This is the annual conference of the World Future Society.
Produced by our partner the World Future Society