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  • Online (Zoom)
  • 9th June 2022
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

📅 09 June 2022 🕟15:00-16:30 CEST (Central European Summer Time).

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Patricia Lustig and Gill Ringland, authors of the book New Shoots: People making fresh choices in a changing world, will run this workshop on how we can help colleagues with busy ‘day jobs’ to engage in conversations about the future.

This will be an interactive workshop with small groups of peers from the Scanning community.   Similar tailored workshops have been well received by a number of organisations, including the Association of Professional Futurists.


By joining this workshop, you will help grow new shoots by:

  • Sharing successes and experience – engaging others in foresight
  • Approaches to engage others – some tools
  • Bridging to people with ‘day jobs’ – the role of stories.


Session agenda


Part 1
Introduction and presentation 10 minutes
Discussion in small groups: Engaging others in foresight 15 minutes
Part 2
Presentation 10 minutes
Discussion in small groups: Approaches and audiences 15 minutes
Break 5 minutes
Part 3
Presentation 5 minutes
Discussion in small groups: Storytelling 15 minutes
Closing reflections 5 minutes


About our facilitators:

Patricia and Gill have written a number of books together as well as separately – and worked on projects together for clients ranging from the European Commission to a train leasing company. Both of them have held senior jobs in industry which has led them to understand the importance of foresight – not just to futurists but particularly to “people with day jobs”. To reach people with day jobs outside the foresight circle, they blog regularly, in addition to writing books.


Patricia Lustig is a foresight, strategy and change consultant, and author. She is Managing Director of LASA Insight Ltd, a strategic foresight company, and on the Board of the Association of Professional Futurists. Patricia is an internationally recognised practitioner in foresight and strategy development, future thinking, scenario planning and. Patricia is the author or co-author of six books and numerous articles. Links to some of her podcasts and videos can be found on  She runs the APF’s Emerging Fellows programme





Gill Ringland’s career has spanned academic, industrial and professional services worlds, taking in physics, software and information technology, strategy and future thinking in turn. She was head of strategy at ICL (now part of Fujitsu) and CEO and an Emeritus Fellow of SAMI Consulting. Gill is a Fellow of the British Computer Society, and of the World Academy of Arts and Sciences. She is the author or co-author of nine books, used widely in business schools, and numerous articles.