Thinking usefully about the Future...
...something useful to think about
Prof. Dr. Jim Dator
Professor and Head of Alternative Futures Option
Director of Hawaii Research Centre for Futures Studies
Former President of the World Futures Studies Federation
10th February 2003 Newton Room, ESTEC
What Future Studies is and what it is not
Some theories and methods for thinking about futures
Some substantive futures concerns, on Earth and in space
Some alternative futures for space activities
Although it concerns us all, how much time and effort is really spent to reflect on how future should look like and in what type of future we want to life in? Prof. Jim Dator is investigating our relation to possible futures on a scientific academic basis and provide an inspiring talk about OUR futures and the role of space in it.