Foresight & Trends unites the most forward thinking, creative and innovative people from across the globe to discuss macro trends disrupting how business gets done. It reveals what's coming next and translates that information into actionable insights. Discover how to identify what is relevant for you and how to synthesize that information so you can challenge the status quo and ensure commercial success.
Learn best practices on taking action on foresight
and getting your organization to align with that vision
What is The Foresight and Trends experience? It’s seeing the latest in 3D, meeting virtual humans and playing with immersive technologies - all while engaging leading futurists in discussions around global trends, then translating those trends into actionable insights that will ensure your future success. For over 18 years, the Foresight and Trends conference (FT’14) has been uniting the greatest minds in trends, market research, foresight, brand strategy, design thinking, and innovation. This year the experience and conversations continue in LA, November 11-13.
Foresight and Trends’ unique learning styles help you identify and capture your future opportunities. The Exploration Sessions takes the learning experience outside the conference walls and grants you access to exclusive behind the scenes tours of some of LA’s most innovative companies.
Foresight & Trends 2014
Los Angeles, CA
Silicone Beach - L.A.’s Hot Technology Start-Up Culture
University of Southern California’s (USC) Institute for Creative Technologies
Experience the latest 3D, virtual humans/avatar and immersive technologies. Los Angeles has recently been ranked third, behind Silicon Valley and Tel Aviv, among the world’s top start-up ecosystems by Startup Genome. ICT is a recognized leader in the development of virtual humans who look, think and behave like real people.
JET Propulsion Laboratory
Managed for NASA by the California Institute of Technology, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) is the leading U.S. center for robotic exploration of the solar system.
Guests can also visit the Von Karman Center, the Space Flight Operations Facility and the Spacecraft Assembly Facility.
Cocktail Reception & Exploration of Oblong Industries
From Fiction to Reality: How the Technology Envisioned in “Minority Report” and “Iron Man” is Already Transforming Workplace Collaboration and Big Data Visualization.
As the world goes mobile and multi-device — and pixels are suddenly everywhere — the need for a seamlessly interactive, intuitive and integrated computing environment becomes more and more apparent. Founder, CEO and Chief Scientist John Underkoffler will outline in a short talk the path from fiction to reality and how it will transform the way we navigate, collaborate and communicate.
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Experience innovation first hand and maximize your FT experience by participating in these field trips. Each field trip is limited to 25 people, and spots are quickly filling up quickly.
Mention code FT14LI & Save 15% off the standard rate. Register today: http://bit.ly/1zz1Zfv
Foresight & Trends Team
Calling all Brand Strategists, Designers, Futurists, Trend Spotters, Directors of Insight, Foresight, Innovation, Marketing, Market Research, and anyone charged with Future Planning - Uncover latent trends at 19th annual Foresight & Trends (FT’14), taking place November 11-13 in Los Angeles, CA. FT’14 unites the most forward thinking, creative and innovative people from across the globe to discuss macro trends disrupting how business gets done. We are thrilled to announce the release of the conference agenda and want to personally invite you.
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FT 2014 has some can’t miss sessions, including:
· Andreas Weigend, Former Chief Scientist, AMAZON and Director, SOCIAL DATA LAB
· Mark Demich, Vice President, HYATT HOTELS
· Denise L. Fletcher, Vice President & Chief Innovation Officer, XEROX
· Mark Polson, Vice President, THE ESTEE LAUDER COMPANIES
And, hear how these leading companies are implementing trends and how you can utilize these trends to make strategic decisions for your business that will ensure commercial success. Speaking Companies Include: HALLMARK CARDS, INC. » HERSHEY’S » WHOLE FOODS MARKET » TESLA MOTORS » THE DANNON COMPANY » DISNEY » COCA-COLA » GENERAL MOTORS » And, many more!
Exploration sessions take you outside the conference walls and into companies and organizations that are leading the way in game changing technologies. These exciting field trips are limited to 20 people - so book early to secure your place!
· The Institute for Creative Technologies where you will experience the latest in 3D, Virtual humans/avatar and immersive technologies
· Jet Propulsion Lab which is the leading US center for robotic exploration of the solar system.
· And, don’t miss the Off Site Kick-off Cocktail Reception & Exploration of Oblong Industries
Foresight and Trends unites people across functionalities, cultures, boarders and disciplines. Find out how FT’14 is relevant for you: Download the agenda to see the speaker faculty along with full detail on Exploration, Contextualization, Vision, and Skill Building sessions which cater to the specific needs of YOUR role:
· Market Research and Insights
· Trends and Futuring
· Brand Strategy and Design
· Marketing and Strategy
Join leading executives across functions and industries and discover how to make strategic choices for your business using trends to dictate how you PLAY to WIN.
Mention code FT14LII & Save 15% off the standard rate. Register today: http://bit.ly/1pdCmux
Foresight & Trends Team