The Great Pause

Billions of people around the globe are under lockdown. Business as usual is not usual anymore. Governments rush to adopt imperfect policies to protect citizens and defend national sovereignty. An invisible threat has humankind under siege, attacking everything and everyone we know, and the future will never be the same again.

The summit was held virtually on April 9-11, 2020


During the summit, more than 13 thousand attendees joined the brightest minds in the world to discover new perspectives on how to use futures thinking, anticipatory system, science, speculative design or strategic foresight to anticipate possible futures. Attendees learnt about key insights and personal experiences from 64 top international speakers that contributed to create the largest gathering on futures thinking we are aware of.