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Streaming Video

Video Playlists

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

Programs

 

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

 

Humanity 3000

A major program of symposia, seminars, and workshops designed to convene scholars from diverse backgrounds and challenge them to debate the factors affecting the long-term future of humanity.

Center for Human Evolution

A series of workshops hosted by the Foundation with a focus on understanding the evolutionary factors affecting the long-term future of humanity.
 

Walter P. Kistler Lecture Series

The Walter P. Kistler Lecture Series was established to create direct access by the general public to information from experts on critical and urgent issues facing humanity today and into the future.

Education and Outreach

A program fostering public awareness concerning the long-term future of our species through financial support for educational workshops, films, and websites; papers delivered at futures conferences; and through speaking engagements.

The Next Thousand Years Television Series

A four-program science documentary film series now in project planning for public television.
 

Films and Videos

A program that develops video productions and sponsors production of films aimed at increasing and diffusing knowledge concerning the long-term future of humanity.
 

Publications

A program that publishes proceedings with transcripts of Foundation seminars, symposia, and workshops, in addition to newsletters, brochures, and other printed and media materials on the long-term future of humanity.