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Wendy SCHULTZ registered to attend the ICT 2013 Event

Infinite Futures
Foresight Research and Training
United Kingdom

As Director of Infinite Futures: Foresight Research and Training, Dr. Schultz has over thirty years of foresight practice all around the world. She recently facilitated a systems-based scenario-building exercise for the Industrial Research Institute, and completed a systems-based scenario project for Pepsico; a strategic change management project with Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals; a cross-project comparative analysis of existing environmental scenarios from projects all around the world; and a scenario project focused on England’s natural environment to 2060. Wendy has also provided emerging issues analyses and scenario explorations for the UK Health and Safety Executive, the UK Environment Agency, the Food Ethics Council, UK’s Local Government Association, the UK National Policing Improvement Agency, and the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. Recent clients for her intensive foresight training include Policy Horizons Canada; the Forum for the Future; Fast Future Research; and Argentina’s Ministry of Science and Technology. Her current work includes scenario building for one of the largest private schools in the US; assisting Network Rail in designing a Horizon Scanning Group; and creating an innovative crowd-sourced approach to evolving scenarios, working in partnership with Cognitive Edge (UK) and MIT (USA).

Dr. Schultz earned both her M.A. and Ph.D. in Alternative Futures at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa. She serves as Director of Training for Vision Foresight Strategy and as the Emergentista for LASA Development. She is also a Principal of SAMI Consulting (UK), and collaborates with Fast Future Research, AndSpace Consulting, and The Futures Company. She is a Fellow of the World Futures Studies Federation; a Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce; and a member of the Association of Professional Futurists. She lives in Oxford, England.

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