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WFS 2009 Conference

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WorldFuture 2009: Innovation and Creativity in a Complex World    
The Annual Conference of the World Future Society
July 17-19, 2009, Hilton Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Register Today and Save $150! https://www.wfs.org/2009regform.htm


114 Confirmed speakers to date (http://www.wfs.org/2009speakers.htm)
59 Confirmed sessions to date (http://www.wfs.org/2009issueareas.htm)
Preconference activities:
* Tour (http://www.wfs.org/2009tour.htm)
* Education Summit (http://www.wfs.org/2009educsummit.htm)
* Preconference Courses (http://www.wfs.org/2009courses.htm)
And much more ...

Dear Colleague,

WorldFuture 2009: Innovation and Creativity in a Complex World is
coming soon. The 2009 Annual Conference of the World Future Society,
will be held in Chicago, Illinois, July 17-19, 2009. The conference
provides an opportunity for individuals and groups in many different
fields to examine significant issues and address common problems that
will affect our futures in ways we have yet to imagine.

We are pleased to present you with what we believe is an
outstanding roster of speakers. They will address the key issues
of our times.

Arthur Caplan, (http://www.wfs.org/2009satlunch.htm) director of the
Center for Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania, was
interviewed recently about the California octuplets.

John Challenger, (http://www.wfs.org/2009closingplenary.htm) CEO,
Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc., who is a thought leader on
workplace, labor, and economic issues, discussed employment trends in
a post-recession economy in several media outlets.

Our opening plenary speaker, Don Tapscott,
(http://www.wfs.org/2009openingplenary.htm) is a leading authority on
business strategy with emphasis on how information technology changes
business, government and society. He will present his thoughts on the
first generation to come of age in the digital world. These speakers
and more than 150 others will be at WorldFuture 2009 this summer.

We’re anticipating 1,000 attendees from more than 35 countries around
the world. This is truly an international event. Register today and
save $150. This special rate expires February 27.

Register Today and Save $150! https://www.wfs.org/2009regform.htm

Who attends World Future Society conferences? Business
executives, government officials, educators, corporate planner,
scientists, students, well-known authors, and many others with a
deep interest in learning more about the future and developing
strategies for a better tomorrow.

You and your fellow attendees will share innovative ideas, learn new
skills and hear about new opportunities. Attendees range from those
new to the study of the future to those responsible for tracking
trends and their implications for their company, organization, or

Workshops, panels, roundtables, and multimedia presentations will
cover a wide range of topics, including business, careers, technology
and its impact, futures methodologies and processes, resources and
environments, health and wellness, values and consciousness,
spirituality and much more!

No other meeting attracts such a broad array of leaders and experts
from as many fields and nations to share ideas and forecasts and to
establish networks of common concerns.

As a participant, you will be treated to a complimentary Welcoming
Reception. You will be able to examine top-rated books at the onsite
Futurist Bookstore where there will be a series of Meet-the-Author
sessions. The conference will also feature a range of pre-conference
courses (http://www.wfs.org/2009courses.htm) taught by futures
practitioners, as well as a professional forum following the meeting.
We've also arranged a tour of the Advanced Photon Source at the U.S.
Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory.
(http://www.wfs.org/2009tour.htm). And much, much, more--

Chicago is a city of world-class status and unsurpassed beauty,
drawing visitors from around the nation and the globe. Located on the
shores of Lake Michigan in the heart of the Midwest, Chicago is home
to the blues, world-champion sports teams, an internationally
acclaimed symphony orchestra, spectacular live theater, and celebrated
architecture, thousands of restaurants, a galaxy of museums and an
array of international shopping opportunities.

We look forward to welcoming you to Chicago -- and bringing your World
Future Society experience to life!


Tim Mack

P.S. Don’t forget if you register right away, you'll save $150. Should
your plans change, you can get a full refund until June 26, 2009.

Register Today and Save $150! https://www.wfs.org/2009regform.htm

P.P.S. Reserve your room at the Hilton Chicago! Mention that you’re
attending the WFS meeting to receive your special rate of $174(single
or double) per night. Visit:

Or call the Hilton at 1-312-922-4400 or 1-800-Hiltons.

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