Insights · October 4th, 2022

Nikolas Badminton – Chief Futurist at the Futurist Think Tank – has the pleasure of addressing over 2000 people at Meridian Hall in Toronto at the amazing Elevate Festival.

In his keynote Nikolas discussed key concepts around the plurality of our futures, challenging the poverty of imagination, embracing exploration of signals and trends, scenarios and storytelling and how we need to look out for black elephants.

You can preorder Nikolas’ new book ‘Facing Our Futures’ at AmazonBloomsburyBarnes and Noble and other fine purveyors of books. We’s also love it if you considered pre-ordering from your local, independent book store as well.

Please contact futurist speaker and consultant Nikolas Badminton to discuss your engagement or event.

About Elevate Festival

Founded in 2017 as a not-for-profit organization, Elevate produced its inaugural tech and innovation festival. This year, the reimagined festival unites icons and innovators at the intersection of arts and technology. Hosting the festival in Toronto, once again, Elevate will shine a light on the tech icons who dream big, the innovative minds who take great risks, and the fearless creatives who envision a future that includes us all.

Futurist Keynote
Nikolas Badminton – Chief Futurist

Nikolas Badminton

Nikolas is the Chief Futurist of the Futurist Think Tank. He is world-renowned futurist speaker, a Fellow of The RSA, and has worked with over 300 of the world’s most impactful companies to establish strategic foresight capabilities, identify trends shaping our world, help anticipate unforeseen risks, and design equitable futures for all. In his new book – ‘Facing Our Futures’ – he challenges short-term thinking and provides executives and organizations with the foundations for futures design and the tools to ignite curiosity, create a framework for futures exploration, and shift their mindset from what is to WHAT IF…

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