April 22 Convo with Cantwell offers opportunity for 'hands-on' threatcasting demonstration

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April 22 Convo with Cantwell offers opportunity for 'hands-on' threatcasting demonstration

Research, Innovation and Impact
April 14, 2021

Join your colleagues on April 22 at 3 p.m. as Elizabeth "Betsy" Cantwell, Senior Vice President for Research and Innovation, hosts Cyndi Coon, founder and CEO of Laboratory5 Inc. and an expert in creative storytelling, information shaping and threatcasting.

Coon will lead an interactive hour of discussion on sentient tools that can leverage artificial intelligence, robotics, intelligent mobility, Internet of Things, Smart Cities and cloud intelligence and will help you turn a futurecasting lens on your own thinking about what the future will bring, potentially driving the kinds of future impacts your research can have.

In particular, Coon will focus on threatcasting, a conceptual methodology that enables multidisciplinary groups to envision and plan systematically against threats ten years in the future, uses inputs from social science, technical research, cultural history, economics, trends, expert interviews and even a little science fiction to explore how to transform the future they desire into reality while avoiding an undesired future. A human-centric process, it allows decision-makers and practitioners to imagine what needs to be done today as well as four and eight years into the future to empower or disrupt targeted future scenarios.

Regardless of age, experience or education, all participants are considered practitioners with inputs valuable to the outcome. Register now.

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