Most people would probably agree that the map of the world is being redrawn. For a number of years there has been a gradual concentration of businesses and people to a few dynamic regions. And globally, the economic and political center has shifted towards its historic center, Asia. The world 's most valuable company at this moment, Apple, is built on "thinking", not raw materials or production capacity. Thoughts and ideas has perhaps never been more important than now. The urban life is the norm, not just in the West but in a majority of countries worldwide. But what are the forces behind this development and what will it mean for nations, cities, regions and business?
The development of modern society is moving towards a T-economy where thought capital is the driving factor of production. In time, this trend will radically change both regions, companies and individuals, in some respects this is already underway.
Trends driving the development towards the year 2025 are described, and how they change the environment for cities, regions, business and people.
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The Future Workplace
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Kairos Future Studio
We can help you broadcast online or record podcasts from our studio in Kairos Future in Stockholm.
Scenario planning – The art of preparing for an unknown future
In this lecture we present the grounds for scenario planning and some of the most important tools for linking scenarios to strategy and implementation.
Millennials and Generation Z
For more than two decades Kairos Future has studied young people's values, opinions and lifestyles.
Ambidexterity – efficiency and innovation intertwined
This lecture highlights the challenges behind successfully creating an innovative organisation that also manages to deliver efficiently to today’s customers.
5 ingredients of innovation
This lecture presents five ingredients that all organisations looking to strengthen their innovative power need to have in place.
The Future of Travel
The travel and tourism industry faces important challenges in the years to come. What are the important trends affecting change from now to 2025?
The Future of Industry Innovation
Innovation in Heavy Traditional Industry is threatened by bold platforms being smarter and quicker, and more in how to reshape markets and actors, than necessarily in pure technology. Do I need to be big, smart or fast or everything at the same time to succeed?
The Future of Technology 2050
We will help you to understand the big picture for the future, concepts and potential developments in different areas, and the different uncertainties around the tech change.
The branch of tourism offering experiences is booming, and the next ten years will see it mature. What will change on the way?
The Future of AI and Machine Learning
This conference is interesting for everybody interested in one of the most hot tech temas, AI. Since we will showcase from basic level to advanced level, this conference can be adapted to the audience.
The Future of Manufacturing
Find out the latest trends in manufacturing in order to inspire for future competitive knowledge.
Blockchain – A new infrastructure for the future society
In this lecture we focus on what blockchain is and provide a glimpse on what the technology behind cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin can be used for in the future.
The Future of Cities and Regions
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Employer branding is about knowing what you want to signal to potential employees and to allow existing employees to be proud bearer of the brand.
The Worklife of Tomorrow
Based on Kairos Future work life and generation shift studies, this talk presents results relating to how, where and what we will want to work with in the future.
Future opportunities in tomorrow's consumer landscape
What are the upcoming consumer trends in your industry?
The Baby Boomers
The generation usually refferd to as baby boomers, born between 1945 and 1954 are on the march. What do they make of their freedom as seniors?
T-Economy and Municipalities
In this lecture, we focus on external trends and shifts that affect municipalities.
Industry after industry is witnessing a fundamental change in their arena. What impact does this have in your organization or business?
The Future of Leadership
The lecture highlights differences linked to views on leadership between people born in the 70's and the 80's, as well as values and lifestyles trends among young people, labor market trends, etc.
The future society towards 2030
What are the biggest societal challenges towards 2030? How will global trends develop and change the world and which consequences will that bring for society and your industry?
The innovation gap – the challenge of the future
The lecture highlights what really matters when it comes to innovation and what that means for how we should think about and work with specific innovation forward.
7 trends reshaping worklife, competence and leaderhsip
In this lecture we present the seven trends that will have the greatest impact on worklife, leadership and teamwork the next 5-10 years.
21st Century Management – Leadership and Innovation in the Thought Economy
The lecture highlights the success factors to succeed in the Thought economy and what it means for your branch.
Personal transportation in the future
Things are afoot in the field of personal transportation. How will things look in 2025? What about 2040?