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Hear world-renowned futurist Nikolas Badminton discuss key trends that will define society from 2017 to 2025, in an exclusive lecture at the Conrad Centre on January 10, 2017.
Badminton is a researcher and futurist speaker who provides insights into how people, communities, cities, businesses, and countries are changing with exponential technology. He has appeared in VICE, Globe & Mail, Forbes, TechCrunch, CKNW, Roundhouse Radio, CTV, CBC, BBC Radio, and in hundreds of publications around the world talking about the future.
2017 to 2025 - Entering the Psychedelic Quixotic Reality
Exponential technologies are prevalent and changing the world around us. In turn, we as humans are evolving to use it and to innovate how we operate in the world, run our businesses, and build new companies that aim to change the world.
In turn, these technologies have the potential to create an alternate reality that can be exceedingly idealistic, unrealistic, and impractical. This talk will look at how the world is changing and key trends that will define society from 2017 to 2025, and how we can stay on course to create a better world.
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