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There is a need for a fundamental shift from sick care to preventive health to ensure the longevity of our healthcare systems and improved quality of life. The Nordic Health 2030 Movement can drive this transition.
Join up with CIFS and become a founding partner in our multi-actor study Workplace2030 – the liquid workplace of the future.
Urbanity 2030 will work for creating the greatest possible value for people and life in the cities of the future.
The nature and purpose of higher education will have to be re-evaluated to accommodate societal, technological and demographic shifts, as well as more automated and fluid job markets. Read our newest members' report here.
The universe holds many mysteries. One of them is a number that nobody can really explain, though many have tried.
CIFS and Workz co-hosted a session at the 2019 Techfestival in Copenhagen centred on four snapshots of leadership in 2030.
A future with extreme societal change will would naturally also bring about major transformations to the role, purpose and structure of higher education. This fictional wildcard scenario imagines a post-scarcity society — one where everyone can afford the basic necessities of life — and what education in such a society might look like. The article is based on CIFS' members' report Rethinking Higher Education: Structural Transformation on the Horizon.
This article explores contemporary teenagers and their attitudes towards the world and how to be and act in it. Being a teenager is not what it used to be – change is in progress, but not all change is progressive.
What will the future of education look like? British contemporary historian Anthony Seldon states his vision in his book "The Fourth Educational Revolution". In it, Seldon describes the coming merger between AI and education, which he believes will impact society in the 21st century in a way comparable in scope to the impact the internal combustion engine had on the 20th.
Art is art. If it is reduced to entertainment in the name of the Experience Economy it will become insignificant and reduced to simulacra – to copies of copies. Therefore, the logic of art must be kept separate from that of business. Editorial from SCENARIO 3/2019.
Action-oriented, dialogue-based and dynamic. The Copenhagen Method for scenario planning, developed at the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies, benefits companies and organisations who want to put futures studies into action. Learn more about our unique approach and its relevance for your organisation.