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Predicting the Future in Certain Times

Predicting the future is difficult under any circumstance – but it is especially hard during a period of unprecedented uncertainty. One thing is certain: The coronavirus pandemic has changed the lives of billions of people all over the globe. But, what are the lasting changes? What will our communities look like after the pandemic? Are there any lessons we can learn from this moment in history that can shape the world of tomorrow?

On September 16, the ACG and 1014 hosted a conversation with futurists Maria Bothwell, CEO of Toffler Associates, a future-focused strategic advisory firm based in Washington DC, and Gerd Leonhard, CEO of The Futures Agency in Zürich and a European speaker, film-maker and author who focuses on the nexus of humanity and technology, to learn what a post-COVID world might be like.