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Includes Feature Films, Kistler Prize Acceptance Speeches, Interviews, Lectures, and Scholar Visions of the Long-term Future

 

Recent Publications

“Global Transitions and Asia 2060” Executive Summary

“Water – The Crisis Ahead” Executive Summary

Winter 2010 Newsletter

All Foundation publications are available for download from our Publications page.

 

UPCOMING Events

12th Annual Kistler Prize

• September 30, 2020

“Global Population and the Planetary Future – 2011”

• Humanity 3000 Workshop
• November 3–4, 2011

 

RECENT Events

Norman Myers Lecture

• Walter P. Kistler Lecture Series
• May 2011

“Global Transitions and Asia 2060” Workshop

• Taipei, Taiwan
• November 2010

Peter Ward Lecture

• Walter P. Kistler Lecture Series
• October 2010

11th Annual Kistler Prize

• September 2010

“Managing the Future”

• Talk by Sesh Velamoor
• July 2010

“Water – The Crisis Ahead”

• Humanity 3000 Workshop
• April 2010  [AUDIO FILES]

 

 

 

 

Foundation For the Future

Awards

 

The Foundation For the Future presents a number of awards to further its goal of increasing and diffusing knowledge about the factors that may have a major impact on the long-term future of humanity.

 

Kistler Prize

An annual award, first presented in 2000, to recognize outstanding scholarship in the field of genetics, to a researcher whose work employs scientific methods to identify and explain connections between genetics and human behavior.

Walter P. Kistler Book Award

A periodic award, first presented in 2003, to recognize authors who make important contributions to the public's understanding of the factors that may impact the long-term future of humanity.

Walter P. Kistler Science Documentary Film Award

An award established in 2007 to honor science-based documentary films that make important contributions to the public’s understanding of the factors that may impact the long-term future of humanity.

Walter P. Kistler Science Teacher Award

The Walter P. Kistler Science Teacher Award, presented for the first time in 2007, will be presented to science teachers at the elementary or secondary level who have demonstrated ongoing enthusiasm and capability in providing programs that significantly increase the knowledge and understanding of students in science subjects.

Research Grant Awards

A grant program that provides financial support for original research projects that may have an impact on the long-term future of humanity. Only proposals addressing specific subject areas identified by the Foundation are considered for funding.

Education and Student Awards

Awards for teachers and students to encourage scholarship in subjects pertaining to the long-term future of humanity.