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World Water Week 2018

World Water Week 2018

26 – 31 August 2018

World Water Week is the annual focal point for the globe’s water issues. It is organized by SIWI. In 2018, World Water Week will address the theme “Water, ecosystems and human development”. In 2017, over 3,300 individuals and around 380 convening organizations from 135 countries participated in the Week.

Experts, practitioners, decision-makers, business innovators and young professionals from a range of sectors and countries come to Stockholm to network, exchange ideas, foster new thinking and develop solutions to the most pressing water-related challenges of today. We believe water is key to our future prosperity, and that together, we can achieve a water wise world.

http://www.worldwaterweek.org/

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 May 2018 09:04

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Africa Innovation Summit 2018 - Call for Applications

Africa Innovation Summit 2018 - Call for Applications
06 - 08 June, 2018 - Kigali, Rwanda

Africa Innovation Summit is calling all African innovators to apply for this unique opportunity. The innovation selected must meet the following criteria:

  • Know or have an innovative idea or solution that can drive positive change in Africa and;
  • The solution must be at a critical stage: either ready to commercialize or ready to scale.

Deadline for submission April 15, 2018 – Apply here http://www.africainnovationsummit.com/innovation-track.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 April 2018 13:46

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Millennium Project Newsletter 3.0

 

 

 

 

 

Newsletter 3.0 

 

1.    New State of the Future 19.1 with infographics

2.    Pakistan State of the Future Index (PK-SOFI)

3.    Annual Planning Committee met in Mexico

4.    World Future Day

5.    Future Work/Tech 2050 national workshops

6.    UN Global Environmental Facility Priorities Two-round Real-Time Delphi

7.    Grappling with the Futures Symposium

8.    Next Annual Planning Committee Meeting in Bolivia

9.    MP CEO to lead the Legacy Council for new World Future Society

10.  Anticipatory Governance for Transition from Artificial Narrow to Artificial General Intelligence

11.  Foresight Europe Network (FEN) and Red Ibero-Americana de Prospectiva (RIBER) 

12.  New executive team for transition of MP leadership

 

http://www.millennium-project.org/newsletter-3-0/

 

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 April 2018 13:46

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When is Wakanda? Afrofuturism and Dark Speculative Futurity

When is Wakanda? Afrofuturism and Dark Speculative Futurity
Journal of Futures Studies special symposium issue call for papers and mixed media

This special issue symposium invites not only critical essays and articles on this theme; we want to see, hear, and feel Afrofuturism and Wakandan imaginings in their digital splendor as well. Afrofuturist artists, musicians and aesthetic creators in this genre are invited to contribute and propose digital exhibits of video, visual compositions, podcasts, and creative Q&A around collective mediums such as Google Hangouts, Zoom or other effective media

https://mailchi.mp/1f31c423deed/when-is-wakandaafrofuturism-and-dark-speculative-futurity?e=9bc546716d

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 April 2018 13:41

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#SaveWater #CapeDrought Live Panel Presentation

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#SaveWater #CapeDrought Live Panel Presentation  

ESI Africa is hosting a live free-to-attend webinar discussion on Thursday, 8 March 2018, addressing the current water situation in the City of Cape Town, South Africa and the available technologies, strategies and solutions, to overcome the challenge.

Last Updated on Thursday, 01 March 2018 09:51

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Africa Innovation Summit 2018

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Africa Innovation Summit 2018
Coming up 06 - 08 June, 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda. Join the homegrown multi-stakeholder dialogue and activities towards identifying and unblocking path breaking ideas and disruptive solutions to be developed and scaled up in Africa. We are building a constituency to address the fundamental current and future challenges facing the continent.

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Last Updated on Thursday, 01 March 2018 07:10

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