What we're about

We are the Austin chapter of Speculative Futures, an international meetup community that focuses on work and practice in the fields of Speculative and Critical Design, Design Fiction, Futures Studies and Strategic Foresight.

Speculative Futures is an international meetup community that focuses on work and practice in the fields of Speculative and Critical Design, Design Fiction, Futures Studies, and Strategic Foresight. We host practitioners and educators from a variety of fields at regular meetings and deliver talks and workshops at conferences around the world.

Upcoming events (2)

October Event: TBD

Capital Factory

👥 [[ bio ]] ℹ️Agenda [[ Forthcoming ]] 🍕Food + Drink Since this will be a virtual event we won't be providing food or drink. We encourage members of Speculative Futures Austin to support local small businesses acutely affected by COVID-19 and to support the most marginalized and at-risk members of our Austin community. You could make a meal with ingredients from a service like Good Apple: https://www.gofundme.com/f/stay-home-stay-healthy-covid19-food-relief You can also donate what it would cost to buy a meal at a restaurant to an organization serving at risk populations like Meals on Wheels: https://donate.mealsonwheelscentraltexas.org/give/72814/?&_ga=2.223595547.1227819867.1584744586-215365696.1584744586#!/donation/checkout or the Central Texas Food Bank: https://secure3.convio.net/cafbtx/site/Donation2;jsessionid=00000000.app30101a?17771.donation=form1&df_id=17771&mfc_pref=T&NONCE_TOKEN=79301D33EE1A2CA16D567F729FD7D018 🚙 Parking Since this will be a virtual event no one will need to drive anywhere or find parking downtown. The environment thanks us all for staying in doors and off the road. 💰Sponsors Thank you to Capital Factory for sponsoring event space in 2019 for Austin Speculative Futures. Capital Factory is the center of gravity for entrepreneurs in Texas. They meet the best entrepreneurs in Texas and introduce them to their first investors, employees, mentors and customers.

December Meetup: Topic TBD

Capital Factory

[[ high level event description ]] 👥 [[ bio ]] ℹ️Agenda [[ Forthcoming ]] 🍕Food + Drink Sparkling and still water will be provided by our event organizers. Our organizers will also provide chips, dips, and other finger foods as a light dinner substitute. 🚙 Parking Neither Capital Factory nor Speculative Futures reimburse for parking. After 6:30pm there is typically ample street parking around the Omni building Capital Factory is in. The building is situated between 7th and 8th street just east of Brazos. 💰Sponsors Thank you to Capital Factory for sponsoring event space in 2019 for Austin Speculative Futures. Capital Factory is the center of gravity for entrepreneurs in Texas. They meet the best entrepreneurs in Texas and introduce them to their first investors, employees, mentors and customers. https://www.capitalfactory.com/

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September Meetup: Topic TBD

Capital Factory

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