Imagining the Future of the Transition from “Youth” to “Adult”: A Case Study of a Futures Literacy Knowledge Laboratory

by Kewulay Kamara

Introduction

In May of 2013 a meeting was convened at the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Center to start an exploration of the changes taking place in how the future is integrated into decisionmaking. On the initiative of UNESCO Foresight twenty-three people from around the world gathered to discuss how recent thinking and experience with anticipatory systems and collective intelligence knowledge laboratories are opening up new opportunities for efforts to understand and act in a creatively complex emergent world. Out of the carefully designed process undertaken at Bellagio a series of research oriented experiments were launched.

 

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