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The Singularity Summit 2010

• August 14–15, 2010

2011 Kistler Prize
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• Deadline: September 30, 2020

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“Water – The Crisis Ahead” Executive Summary

Foundation News Vol. 12

• Fall 2009  [1.9 MB PDF]

“Anthropogenic Climate Change: A Worst-case Scenario” Executive Summary

“Energy Challenges” Executive Summary

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

 

Planned Events

11th Annual Kistler Prize

• September 22, 2020

Peter Ward Lecture

• Walter P. Kistler Lecture Series
• Town Hall Seattle
• October 13, 2020

“Global Transitions and Asia 2060” Workshop

• Taipei, Taiwan
• November 3–6, 2010

 

RECENT Events

Talk by Sesh Velamoor

• "Managing the Future"
• July 2010

“Water – The Crisis Ahead”

• Humanity 3000 Workshop
• April 2010  [AUDIO FILES]

Brian Fagan Lecture

• Walter P. Kistler Lecture Series
• November 2009

10th Annual Kistler Prize

• October 2009

Donald Johanson Lecture

• Walter P. Kistler Lecture Series
• September 2009

 

 

 

 

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PROCEEDINGS & EXECUTIVE SUMMARIES | NEWSLETTERS

 

Newsletters

Foundation For the Future News

Fall 2009 (1.9 MB PDF)
New Lecture Series Launched
• Dr. Svante Pääbo Wins Kistler Prize
• Profile: Svante Pääbo
• Celebration of Darwin Day
• David Archer Wins Book Award
• Halina Ward Awarded Research Grant

 

Winter 2008/2009 (1 MB PDF)
“Climate Destabilization” Workshop
• Dr. J. Craig Venter Wins Kistler Prize
• Profile: J. Craig Venter
• Christopher Stringer Wins Book Award
• “Future of Planet Earth” Seminar
• “Think Globally – Act Locally” Seminar

 

Winter 2007/2008 (1.6 MB PDF)
Origins Wins Documentary Film Award
• Announcing Science Teacher Award
• Dr. Spencer Wells Wins 2007 Kistler Prize
• “Energy Challenges” Workshop
• Book Award Won by Dr. Eric Chaisson
• Profile: Spencer Wells

 

Winter 2006/2007 (600 KB PDF)
• “Humanity and the Biosphere: The Next Thousand Years” Seminar
• Doreen Kimura Wins 2006 Kistler Prize
• Profile: Dorees Kimura
• Three Key International Events
• Research Grant Awards
• Upcoming Events

 

Summer 2006 (924 KB PDF)
• Foundation Celebrates 10th Anniversary
• UNESCO and FFF Team Up for Paris Seminar
• “Crossroads for Planet Earth” Seminar
• Walter P. Kistler Book Award Won by Prof. William H. Calvin
• Profile: Charles Murray
• Why the Foundation Was Created

 

Winter 2005/2006 (1.3 MB PDF)
• “The Future: Young Scholars’ Inquiry” Pilot Seminar
• Thomas J. Bouchard Jr. Accepts 2005 Kistler Prize
• Second Humanity 3000 Symposium
• Walter P. Kistler Book Award Goes to Steven Pinker
• “Humans and Space: The Next Thousand Years” Workshop
• “The Evolution of the Human Brain” Workshop


Winter 2004/2005 (576 KB PDF)
• Humanity Seminar 5: A Fresh Multidisciplinary View
• Vincent M. Sarich Accepts 2004 Kistler Prize
• Profile: Vincent M. Sarich
• “What Futurists Think” by Sesh Velamoor
• Walter P. Kistler Book Award Goes to Spencer Wells
• “This Tiny Planet” Workshop

 

Winter 2003 (548 KB PDF)
• Fourth Humanity 3000 Seminar Expands the Dialogue
• Arthur Jensen Awarded 2003 Kistler Prize
• Book-signing for Reflections on Life
• Profile: Arthur Jensen
• Next Workshop in Planning for The Next Thousand Years
• Georgia Teacher Wins Evolution-Education Award

 

Spring 2003 (520 KB PDF)
The Next Thousand Years Workshop wrestles with “The Future Human”
• Groundbreaking Television Series Takes Shape
• Outreach to a New Generation
• The First Walter P. Kistler Book Award
• Profile: Gregory Stock

 

Fall 2002 (764 KB PDF)
• Dr. Cavalli-Sforza Awarded Kistler Prize for 2002
The Next Thousand Years Television Series: Scholars and Producers Address Challenges
• Foundation For the Future: Unfolding a Vision, by Jean Gilbertson
• Profile: Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza



Winter 2001/2002 (960 KB PDF)
• Foundation Plans Television Series on The Next Thousand Years
• Humanity 3000 Seminar 3: Multidisciplinary Dialogue in an Evolutionary Perspective
• Richard Dawkins Accepts Second Kistler Prize
• Profile: Richard Dawkins



Winter 2000 (1.1 MB PDF)
• Humanity 3000 Symposium: Scholars Face-to-Face with Futures Issues
• E.O. Wilson Accepts First Kistler Prize
• Profile: E.O. Wilson
• Critical Factors Discussions
• In Their Own Words…

 

Summer 2000 (2.4 MB PDF)
• E.O. Wilson Named First Kistler Prize Winner
• First Symposium Set to Unfold
• Workshop on Cultural Evolution
• Outreach to Elementary School Students
• Profile: Michio Kaku

 

Summer 1999 (408 KB PDF)
• Second CHE Workshop Addresses the Future of Human Intelligence
• Synopses of Workshop Presentations
• Reasearch Grant Applications
• Upcoming Events


 

Winter 1998 (564 KB PDF)
• Center for Human Evolution Convenes First Workshop
• "Ethical Evolution" Presentation by Eric Chaisson
• Profile: Brian Fagan
• Board of Advisors Convenes
• Looking 1000 Years Ahead


 

Humanity 3000 News

Summer 1999 (1.5 MB PDF)
• Leading Scientists and Philosophers Meet to Consider the year 3000
• Special Presentation by Phillip Tobias
• Humanity 3000 Seminar Design
• Interview with Jerry Glenn and Francis Heylighen
• Seminar Facilitators

 

Winter 1998 (235 KB PDF)
• Humanity 3000 Organizing Committee Meets to Test Seminar Design
• Humanity 3000 Organizing Committee
• What is Humanity 3000?