Planned Events

9th Annual Kistler Prize

September 11, 2020

“Anthropogenic Climate Destabilization: A Worst-case Scenario” Humanity 3000 Workshop

September 12–14, 2008



“Future of Planet Earth” FFF/UNESCO Joint Sponsored Seminar

June 2008

“Think Globally, Act Locally” Humanity 3000 Seminar

April 2008

Walter P. Kistler Book Award

March 2008

Walter P. Kistler Science Teacher Award

November 2007



2009 Kistler Prize
Call for Nominations

Deadline: Sept. 30, 2008


Streaming Video

Foundation For the Future 10th Anniversary

Where Does Humanity Go from Here?

Cosmic Origins: From Big Bang to Humankind


Recent Publications

Foundation Newsletter

Winter 2007/2008
[1.6 MB PDF]

“Energy Challenges” Executive Summary

“Energy Challenges” Workshop Proceedings

[34.9 MB PDF]

“Humanity and the Biosphere” Seminar Proceedings

[8.7 MB PDF]

“Crossroads for Planet Earth” Seminar Proceedings

[16 MB PDF]









Walter P. Kistler
Science Documentary Film Award




Selection and Presentation

Selection Procedure

The Foundation For the Future is constituting a panel of science documentary film producers and critics to assist in developing a short list of the best science documentary films of a given year. This panel will make award recommentations to the Trustees of the Foundation, who will make the final determination of winners of the Walter P. Kistler Science Documentary Film Award.

Award Presentation

Beginning in 2007, the award will be formally presented in public ceremonies that will include a screening of the film, comments by the Executive Producer, and Q&A.