Planned Events

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

June 3–5, 2008

9th Annual Kistler Prize

September 11, 2020

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

September 12–14, 2008



“Think Globally, Act Locally” Humanity 3000 Seminar

April 2008

Awarding of the Walter P. Kistler Book Award

March 2008

Walter P. Kistler Science Teacher of the Year Award

November 2007

Awarding of Eighth Annual Kistler Prize

September 2007

Walter P. Kistler Science Documentary Film Award

June 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 Teacher
of the Year Award




Selection and Presentation

Selection Procedure

The Foundation For the Future is constituting a panel of educators to assist in developing a short list of the science teachers 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 Teacher of the Year Award.

Award Presentation

The award was formally presented for the first time in November 2007.