FITC Toronto 2020

2020-04-19 00:00:00 2020-04-21 00:00:00 America/Toronto FITC Toronto 2020 FITC Toronto is a three-day professional celebration of the best the world has to offer in design, web development, media and innovation in creative technologies. Toronto FITC EST Toronto

Overview

True innovation begins with an insight into a human problem that we see today. But, how can we look out five, 10 and even 20 years to pioneer lasting innovations today that create a foundation for new trillion-dollar companies?

Nikolas will look at the culture of innovation and how we can push our boundaries by using foresight thinking, world-building, speculative future design, and the idea that dystopian futures can act as our reference point for creating lasting innovations today.

Objective

Inform people about foresight thinking, world-building, speculative future design, and creating dystopian futures for good.

Target Audience

Designers, strategists, foresight practitioners

Five Things Audience Members Will Learn

  1. Who’s already applying futures thinking in the world and its value
  2. Foresight thinking
  3. Speculative futures art movements
  4. Practical application of futures thinking
  5. Scenario and hypothesis setting