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Keynotes Video Excerpts & Summaries
  • Keynotes

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    Are you Future-Ready?

    Increasing complexity in the future will continue to challenge organizations to better anticipate change and adapt faster. Better preparing organizations to meet the challenges of the future is central to our DNA. At IGF we refer to this capability as Future-Readiness. Click the icon for videos and summaries.
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    Strategic Trends

    Keynotes that will better identify trends relevant to your company and relate them to your business strategy.  Learn how to adapt today and prepare for the future business and personal challenges of the 21st century.
  • Dr. James Canton

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    Futurist, Author and Advisor

    CEO and Chairman of the Institute for Global Futures, a leading think tank he founded in 1990 that advises business and government on future trends. He has advised three White House Administrations, the National Science Foundation and MIT's Media Lab, Europe.
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    Innovation Trends

    Global futurist, social scientist, keynote presenter, author, and visionary business advisor. For over 30 years, he has been insightfully predicting the key trends that have shaped our world. Dr. Canton is recognized as one of the leading futurists worldwide. Read the feedback!
  • Consulting

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    Client Services

    The Institute For Global Futures offers strategy consulting, new venture analysis, research, media programs, keynote presentations, conferences and strategic alliance building for a broad range of global Fortune 1000 clients. Client engagements are on a project or retainer basis.
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    Strategic Analysis

    The Institute provides strategic analysis and business intelligence about the impact of future trends and innovations for a worldwide client base. IGF has worked with over 100 clients in numerous industries worldwide.
  • Books

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    Extreme Futures

    In the post-9/11 world every forecasting book that came before 9/11 is obsolete. Our world is constantly buffeted by new and dramatic change that we can't fully grasp. The changes come in extremes: faster, bigger, more illuminating and more devastating than ever before.
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    TechnoFutures

    Technofutures is the essential guide to the future of business. It is bold, provocative yet realistic. Every leader should read this book today to find out how to better manage change. Technofutures is a must read for anyone planning on living or doing business in the next millennium.
  • Social Media

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    Stay on the Leading Edge

    Future-proof yourself! Stay on the edge of innovation trends and breakthroughs with Dr. Canton. See today's news from vantage point of the bigger picture that going to matter. Stay abreast of how science and technology are converging with business and government.
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    In-depth Presentations

    Are you Future Ready? Are you learning, innovating and preparing to meet the challenges in your organization for the New Future? Dr. James Canton, CEO The Institute for Global Futures forecasts the future of business and the connected economy, genomics, media, mobile, and more.


Keynotes With Impact ———— The Extreme Future ——————– The Future of Healthcare

           
  • Global Tech Trends 2014. Dr. Canton – Global technology trends impacting 2014. Report

  • Commercial Space Travel? Dr. Canton interview with John Stossel Watch

  • What CIO’s Can Learn – Wall Street Journal Read


  • James Canton on the Future – Forbes Read


  • Top Futurists Predict – Robots, Regenerative Medicine and More: Futurists Gaze Into 2014 Read

  • Business and the Connected Economy Watch


  • New Future of Business & Society Keynote. Watch


  • The Cloud. The Future of Cloud Computing and Analytics PDF

  • The Future of Social Media. PDF


  • Top Ten Green IT Trends. This is Green Tech’s year for making innovations part of mainstream business. Watch

  • Top Ten Workforce Trends. Talent wars, an aging population, diversity, sustainability and agility are just a few markers of the New Workforce. PDF
  • Dr. Canton interviewed by CIO Insight on the CIO as Change Agent PDF
  • The Future of Healthcare: 2020 Horizon. See


  • Future-Ready Strategy. Five Strategy Questions Every CEO Needs to Ask. PDF

  • The Future of Medicine. Discovery Channel Interview. Watch


  • Megacities. Royal Statistical Society. PDF


  • Meet the iPad13. (PDF) Imagining the iPad Decades From Now. PDF

  • Dr. Canton Keynotes at the 2012 National Ethanol Conference. Watch

  • The Future at Singularity University. PDF


  • Toward our Neuro-Future. PDF