October 25th, 2011

Presentations: Visions of a Networked Future TFA @ ITU Telecom World 26 October, Geneva

The second of the ITU’s Quickfire Storytelling sessions brings together some of the world’s leading futurists to share bold ideas and conflicting predictions of how the world might look in 10 years’ time. 
-> October 26, 2011, Palexpo, Geneva, starting 16h, Storytelling Session #2 F17

The adoption of connected technologies is driving change at an unprecedented rate. ICTs will transform the very nature of business, education and the way that global citizens communicate and share information. Short snappy stories will offer insights into the future, from a variety of perspectives in a variety of styles. These science-fiction tales will be based on science-fact; sometimes contentious, sometimes irreverent, but always thought-provoking, will catalyze dynamic debate.

Gerd Leonhard, CEO, The Futures Agency
Rachel Armstrong, Senior TED Fellow, Senior Lecturer, University of Greenwich
Simon Torrance, Founder 2.0 Initiative, and Chief Executice Officer, STL Partners
Juliana Rotich, CEO, Ushahidi Inc.
Rohit Talwar, CEO, Fast Future

All stories will be presented in the Quickfire Format: 10 slides // 30 seconds per slide // up to 10 words or an image per slide // once they click they can’t stop. This session was co-curated with The Futures Agency.

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