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The World’s Largest Gathering of Futurists

27 & 28 November

Speaker Profile

Dr. Kristin Alford

Museum of Discovery, University of South Australia

Dr Kristin Alford is a futurist and inaugural Director of MOD. – an award-winning museum of discovery at the University of South Australia. She is lead author and editor of Cultivating Futures Thinking in Museums, (Routledge, late 2024). This book will draw on case studies from the Future-Oriented Museums Synergies network (FORMS) where she is an active participant. She is also an advisor on digital health futures for WHO WPRO. Previously she founded foresight agency Bridge8 building futures capability in sustainability, emerging technologies, education and health. She was the inaugural licensee and host of TEDxAdelaide and lectured foresight at the University of Adelaide. Kristin holds a PhD in process engineering (University of Queensland) and a Masters of Management in Strategic Foresight (Swinburne University). She is a graduate of the Aust Inst Company Directors, a Fellow of the Governor’s Leadership Foundation and a member of the APF.

Sessions Featuring:

Dr. Kristin Alford

Foresight Insights

The Future Past: How Do Visions of the Future Shape Our Tomorrow?