Speakers: Achim Steiner, Faruk Kaymakci, Sophie Howe, Roman Krznaric, Marcela Sabino, Nanjira Sambuli
Moderators: Stuart Candy, Luciana Mermet
Panelists are engaged with 5 artifacts from the futures of development – tangible representations of a range of alternative futures designed to stretch the boundaries of thinking when it comes to imagining the world a generation from now.
Speakers: Alaa Salah, Alicia Garza
Title: “From social movements to shifting power dynamics – lessons from the trenches on how change happens”
What can we learn from social movements about questioning legacy lock ins and inherent patterns of the past that prevent us from thinking and acting differently, and seeing new possibilities?
Speakers: Katie Bunten Wamaru, Payal Arora, Danny Sriskandarajah, David Sengeh, Yanuar Nugroho
Moderator: Giulio Quaggiotto
If we want to imagine a different future for development, we need to get rid of “used futures” – ideas that seemed good at one point in time, but are now no longer relevant and useful.
Where do the words we use come from and why do we use those? Why does the world map look the way it does? How do millions of small decisions that we take perpetuate the one world we know and who is paying the cost for that?
Speakers: Hannah Muthoni Ryder, Karl Hapal, Pyrou Chung, Emily Jacobi
What will be the alternative development models that replace the Western paradigm?
Speakers: Araceli Camargo, Nausheen Anwar, Mona Fawaz, Astha Kapoor
Moderator: Celine Moyroud
What alternative infrastructures (physical&digitals) can we imagine once we move beyond the current lock-ins?
Speakers: Kate Raworth, Yvonne Aki Sawyerr, Daniel Gomez Gaviria, Martin Burt
Moderator: George Ronald Gray Molina
This session is about engaging with those who are proactively exploring alternative models of development right here, right now, proposing new relationships with nature, technology and the economy. The question we want to explore is: what does it take to achieve systemic change?
Speakers: Caroline Dama, Michele D’Alena, Yudhanjaya Wijeratne, Nadia El-Imam
Moderator: Georges van Montfort
Who are the people and organizations rethinking economic models? What can we learn from existing experiments? If it is clear that the dominant economic paradigm is not going to deliver on the SDGs, where else do we look for alternatives?
Speakers: Sanjay Purohit, Paula Ingabire, Tomas Diez, Su Kahumbu Stephanou
Moderator: Margunn Indreboe
Who are the leaders and individuals who are radically rethinking human relationships with technology? What can we learn from their experiences?
Speaker: Igor Sardinha
Moderator: Daniela Lima
How do we rethink existing economic models? An example from Maricá, in the state of Rio de Janeiro, about the implementation of a basic income guarantee program, with the objective of reaching universal status.
Speakers: Gregory Landua, Regi Wahyu, Xiaowei Wang, Natsai Audrey Chieza
Moderators: Renaud Meyer
Who are the people and organizations radically rethinking our relationship with nature? What can we learn from existing experiments? How do we institutionalise a different relationship with nature?
Speakers: Sushma Raman, Anab Jain, Erin Coughlan, Mallika Auplish
Moderator: Aarathi Krishnan
Based on our history, and the changes we are already seeing – what are the ideas of alternative futures, and how do we make them tangible? How do we make these futures more tangible so we can proactively shape our pathways towards them?
Speakers: Sha Xin Wei, Sander van der Leeuw, Ida Uusikyla
Moderators: Dimitry Mariyasin
Experiential simulation took place in 7 locations prior to the event. This session will feature a debrief with various participants to reflect on institutional engineering necessary to adapt to unfavorable and accelerate favorable futures.
Speakers: Melanie Goodchild, Otto Scharmer, Pedro Conceicao
Moderators: Laurel Patterson
This session is focused on seeing reality from the margins of the system — acknowledging first that we overlook voices and others non-human parts of our lives, and then digging into how we see and sense those invisibilities.