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In this video, learn a simple technique for constructing a big picture view of the 'near term future'. The video provides a useful starting point for those wanting to look to and plan for the future.

This program features psychologist Peter Quarry, interviewing Dr Rick Slaughter, Director of the Futures Study Centre, Melbourne, Australia.

Dr Rick Slaughter is founding director of the Australian Foresight Institute at Swinburne University (Melbourne) and a consulting futurist who has worked with a wide range of organisations in many countries and at all educational levels.

He completed a Ph.D. in futures studies at the University of Lancaster in 1982. He has since built an international reputation through futures scholarship, educational innovation, strategic foresight and the identification of a knowledge base for futures studies.

He is a fellow of the World Futures Studies Federation (WFSF) and a professional member of the World Future Society (WFS), and President of the WFSF. With Laurie Wheldon he is co-director of Foresight International (Brisbane). He is a consulting editor to Futures (Oxford, UK), board member of the Journal of Futures Studies (Tamkang University, Taiwan), board member of On the Horizon and Foresight (Camford, Cambridge, UK) and series editor of The Knowledge Base of Futures Studies (FSC, Melbourne).

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Jan 1, 1998
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