Futurists of the World Takes on Futurology

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So, here’s a quick recap of a few things we talked about:

Future vs Futures

A Variety of Titles

  • Futurologist- someone who has an academic background in futures studies.
  • Futurist- anyone who imagines or explores different futures in any (or all) topic of interest, whether certified or not.
  • Foresight Practitioner- someone who is certified in foresight/futures tools and methodologies, and are able to apply them to their work or organization.
  • Foresight Advocate- someone who spreads awareness of futures literacy.
  • Other titles may include a Strategic Forecaster, a Futures Researcher, a Trend Analyst, and so much more.

How can one enter this field?

What is Futurology?

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