Millennium Project Planning Committee Meeting

October 9-10, 2017, Mexico City, Mexico

Hosted by EGADE Business School of Tecnologico de Monterrey

The Millennium Project Planning Committee meetings are restricted to the Planning Committee members of the Millennium Project and special invitees.



Report from the Nodes

The MPPC meeting will be followed on October 11 by the Mexico in the Global Future conference organized by the EGADE Business School of Tecnologico de Monterrey; details to follow.

Attendees (to be completed)
  1. Verónica Agreda, Vice Chancellor, Franz Tamayo University, Bolivia, Node Chair 
  2. Bai, Ying, Vice President, Beijing Academy of Soft Technology, China Node Member
  3. Chaudhary, Puruesh, President, AGAHI, Islamabad, Pakistan, Node Chair
  4. Cordeiro, Jose, President, Sociedad Mundial del Futuro Venezuela, Caracas, Node Chair
  5. Destatte, Philippe, The Destree Institute, Namur (Wallonia), Brussels-Area Node Chair
  6. Ezzine, Jelel, President of the Tunisian Association for the Advancement of Science, Technology and Innovation (TAASTI), Tunisia Node Chair
  7. Florescu, Elizabeth, Director of Research, The Millennium Project, Calgary, Canada
  8. Garrido Luzardo, Lydia, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales, Montevideo, Uruguay Node Chair
  9. Glenn, Jerome, Executive Director, The Millennium Project, Washington DC, USA
  10. Gordon, Ted, Senior Fellow, The Millennium Project, Old Lyme, CT, USA
  11. Gutierrez, Miguel Angel, Director, LA Center for Globalization and Prospective, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Node Chair
  12. Heinonen, Sirkka, Professor, University of Turku, Finland Futures Research Centre (FFRC), Helsinki, Finland Node Chair
  13. Hinzmann, Brock, Business Futures Network, Los Altos Hills CA, USA, Silicon Valley Node Chair
  14. Huseynova, Reyhan, President, Azerbaijan Future Studies Society, Baku Azerbaijan Node Chair
  15. Jin, Zhouying, Director, Center of Technology Innovation & Strategy Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China Node Chair
  16. Maric, Milan, Director of S&T Montenegro Podgorica, Montenegro Node Co-Chair
  17. Mojica, Francisco José, Director, Center for Strategic Thinking and Planning, Externado de Colombia University, Bogotá, Colombia
  18. Olavarrieta, Concepción, Nodo Mexicano, El Proyecto Del Milenio, Mexico Node Chair
  19. Ortega, Fernando, Peruvian Association of Prospective and Future Studies Lima, Peru, Node Chair
  20. Shahid Mahmud, Islamabad, Pakistan, Node Member
  21. Sharan, Yair, Director, TAM-C/FIRST group, Jerusalem, Israel, Node Co-Chair
  22. Tarhan, Ufuk, President M-Gen Digital Agency, Turkey Node Chair
  23. Zugasti, Ibon, Prospektiker, S.A., Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain, Node Chair



Monday, October 9, 2017

9:00 Introductions and Review Agenda

9:45 Recent Accomplishments

10:15 Current and Recent Activities

Global Work/Tech 2050 Scenarios
Work/Tech 2050 Workshops around the world
Pre-Detection of Terrorists NATO AR Workshop and Book
MP new website

11:00 Break
11:20 Current and Recent Activities (continued)

RIBER meeting and updates
European Foresight updates
Other activities

1:00 Lunch

2:00 Node Chairs Reports

3:30 Break

3:45 Continue Node Chairs Reports

5:00 Adjourn

7:00 - 9:00 Dinner


Tuesday October 10, 2017

   9:00 Node Chairs’ Reports (continued)

10:30 MPPC RTD results, priorities, Long-range vision

11:00 Break

11:15 Group Discussions

12:45 Lunch

  1:30 Group Discussion Recommendations

  3:15 Break

  3:30 Fundraising and other administrative matters

4:00 Final comments by all

5:00 MPPC Meeting Adjourn

REPORTS FROM THE NODES CHAIRS (posting to be completed as presentations are received from attendees)

The Nodes Chairs focus on some recent work of their own research, the role of their Node in their countries/regions, and future steps.