WORKSHOP: Leading from the Future

How can we utilize the skills of strategic foresight, design thinking and creativity to anticipate and prepare for change?  WiBE warmly welcomes leading Futurist, John Sweeney, for an interactive workshop where we will explore the opportunities and challenges that could arise in our institutions by utilizing forecasting and predictive tools.

Dr. John A. Sweeney is co-holder of the UNESCO Chair in Futures Studies for Anticipatory Governance and Sustainable Policymaking at Westminster International University in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. He also serves as the Co-Editor of World Futures Review: A Journal of Strategic Foresight. Dr. Sweeney consults widely and has worked extensively with the United Nations system across numerous regions, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, the US Center for Disease Control, INTERPOL, the European Commission, and governments, including Singapore and the UAE.


If interested in working with John, he consults globally and has prepared future focused workshops for students and faculty, modules, curriculum and also supports the strategic planning process for boards and universities.  You can email him at or check out his consulting practice at