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Recent Posts by Elizabeth Merritt

Introducing TrendsWatch 2019

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The Alliance’s annual forecasting report is now available! The new edition of TrendsWatch explores truth and trust, decolonization, blockchain, homelessness and housing insecurity, and …

Backcasting: Or, how to apply 20:20 hindsight to museum planning

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“It’s a poor sort of memory that only works backwards,’ says the White Queen to Alice.” ― Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking-Glass In today’s post, I’m going to introduce you to …

Your Guide to the Future at AAM 2019

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With the Early Bird Registration deadline approaching quickly (Monday, March 4) I’m sharing my futurist picks for the Alliance’s 2019 annual meeting. Save some $$ by snagging the early bird …

Introducing our 2019 CFM Foresight Scholar

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I’m pleased to announce that our inaugural foresight scholarship has been awarded to Terrance Hunter, program manager at the Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida. …

Futuring in New Orleans: Registration Now Open!

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I’ll be giving a workshop at the AAM annual meeting in New Orleans where I’ll share some foresight activities you can use to enliven your own institutional planning. The workshop will run …

Announcing the Alliance Scholarship for Strategic Foresight

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
The first item on my wish list for the second decade of the Center for the Future of Museums is: “more museum futurists.” By which I mean, people who appreciate the importance of strategic …