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Our selection of videos on this month's theme: Post-Covid-19 Futures


Imagining a post pandemic world
The coronavirus pandemic is forcing nations and corporates to do things differently, as the world adopts measures like social distancing. Futurists say this time is an opportunity for all to reimagine how they live and work. They say the world, and especially Africa, cannot go back to the old way of doing things. I'm joined now via skype by Njeri Mwagiru, from the Institute for Futures Research.


FutureHow: The Covid Reset and Reimagining Our Collective Future
Business Maverick journalist Ray Mahlaka in conversation with author, foresight strategist, coach and entrepreneur John Sanei and Pan-African Investment and Research Services Founder and Chief Executive, Iraj Abedian.


Unpacking Post-Covid-19 with futures wheel
Watch an engaging strategic foresight brainstorm session using the futures wheel method.


Global Perspectives on the World After COVID-19 Webinar
The context for the webinars is that the world is grappling with the twin challenges of tackling the unfolding COVID-19 crisis and trying to prepare for an uncertain future on the other side of it. In this unprecedented situation, a growing number of politicians and business leaders are beginning to acknowledge the advice of future thinkers, futurists, and scenario planners on how important it is to also be thinking about the next horizon and beyond. A forward thinking approach can help ensure that the decisions we make today don’t lay the foundation for a new set of problems over the horizon. Equally, understanding the types of future that might emerge post-crisis can help us plan and prepare for those possibilities as we reshape our current strategies. Finally, such future insights might help us spot, train for, and adapt to the new opportunities, challenges, and risks that could arise as a post-pandemic world unfolds.


What will it be like after the Covid-19 pandemic?
During times when it’s hard to say what next week will bring, one thing is certain – the world has changed. What will it be like after the Covid-19 pandemic? We talked about this with Google’s top-rated futurist, founder and executive director of the DaVinci Institute – Thomas Frey.


Covid19 and The Future of Business
Online Conference #covid19 +Future of Business 3/26 2020 TheFuturesAgency #postcoronafuture


Post-COVID-19: Possible futures for SA
Prof Andre Roux, head of the Futures Studies programmes at the University of Stellenbosch Business School, in conversation with Doris Viljoen, senior Futurist at the Institute for Futures Research, about what the possible short and medium term futures for South Africa could be.


Podcast: World renowned futurist on the state of the world amidst Covid-19
Faith Popcorn is a US futurist who coined the term 'cocooning' - something we are all ordered to do now.


Podcast: Futurist Jamie Metzl Predicts We May Emerge From Coronavirus Better Than Before
The coronavirus pandemic has upended daily life around the world and prompted futurists to ponder what elements of this new world might be here to stay.


A post-pandemic world - Futurist Jack Uldrich makes his predictions for what may become our "new normal"
In these uncertain times, the one thing that is certain, is society post-pandemic will not look the same. Futurist and author Jack Uldrich joined the Buzz to chat about his predictions for our "new normal". From restaurants to sporting events, the good and the bad, Jack imagines how our world is transforming into something new.


Bitcoin in the Aftermath of COVID-19: Two Possible Scenarios
Futurist and author Daniel Jeffries shared with Cointelegraph his view on two possible scenarios awaiting Bitcoin in the aftermath of COVID -19.


Evaluating Possible Futures: Finding The Signal Through The Noise
In a complex and uncertain world, to sense and respond is critical to managing towards constructive outcomes. In this case, to sense is to have a view of potential impact. Responding – in all its various forms – shapes the future. How might the world respond to a pandemic that threatens to reshape that world?

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