What we're about

This is a group for Futurists in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), and across Canada, that like to think about where the world is heading.

Nikolas Badminton is a Futurist Speaker - www.nikolasbadminton.com (http://www.nikolasbadminton.com/) - that guides monthly conversations, and produces events, on the future of work, the sharing economy, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, biohacking, cyborg anthropology, how social networking is changing, Big data, the dark web, urban planning, systems thinking, design thinking, creativity in the modern world, pluralism, nootropics, psychedelics (research in set and setting), futurology, and everything else that makes us wonder why does it/does it not exist and how the world is changing. Events, such as Future Camp and Dark Futures are offered as part of this meetup in addition to monthly events.

Upcoming events (1)

BII+E Anniversary Celebration, featuring Nicholas Thompson of WIRED (FREE)

Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship (BII+E) Anniversary Celebration, featuring keynote by Nicholas Thompson, Editor-in-Chief of WIRED Magazine. Tickets: You are welcome to reserve two tickets per valid email address here - https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/biie-anniversary-celebration-tickets-59726437382 Agenda: - 5:30–6:30 pm: Doors open + light refreshments - 6:30–7:45 pm: Talk + Q&A - 7:45–9:00 pm: Reception continues This summer, the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship (BII+E) celebrates their third anniversary. To mark the occasion, we’re thrilled to present Nicholas Thompson, Editor-in-Chief of WIRED Magazine, to share his views on the trade-offs of an increasingly innovation-driven economy. Join us for an evening of choose your own adventures during this special edition of our ongoing series, BII+E Talks. As the editor-in-chief of WIRED magazine—one of the most prestigious positions in the world of technology—Nicholas Thompson is staking out a bold, optimistic vision for covering, and responding to, the changing realm of digital culture. From artificial intelligence to entertainment, privacy to social media, ethics to war, Thompson leads the news cycle—and in talks, he champions the ways tech can enhance our lives, both as a quick-witted, brilliant keynote speaker and as a charming, provocative host. --- Tickets: You are welcome to reserve two tickets per valid email address here - https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/biie-anniversary-celebration-tickets-59726437382

Past events (11)

Smart Drugs Film Launch Party (FREE EVENT)

Centre for Social Innovation - Spadina

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