American Council for the UNU - Millennium Project

Planning Committee Meeting
July 28-29, 2001, Hilton Minneapolis, Minneapolis, Minnesota

This meetings are restricted just for the Planning Commitee of the Millennium Project.

Recorded Audio of the meeting
Overheads presentation
Report from the Nodes

  1. Peter Bishop, Program for the Study of the Future, University of Houston, Clearlake, TX
  2. Julie Blair, Corporate Strategy and Knowledge Development, GM, Detroit, MI
  3. Elizabeth Florescu, Research Assistant, Millennium Project, Washington, DC
  4. Jerome Glenn, Director, Millennium Project, , Washington, DC
  5. Theodore J. Gordon, Senior Fellow, Millennium Project, Vero Beach, FL
  6. Miguel Angel Gutierrez, Co-Director, Latin American Center for Globalization and Prospective, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  7. Hazel Henderson, Futurist, Author and Consultant, St. Augustine, FL
  8. Zhouying Jin, Director, Center for Technological Innovation and Strategy Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, China
  9. Ivan Klinec, Institute for Forecasting, Bratislava, Slovakia
  10. Bruce Lloyd, Professor of Strategic Studies, South Bank University, London, U.K.
  11. Anandhavalli Mahadevan, Chair, Futures Research Program, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, India
  12. Kamal Zaki Mahmoud Sheer, Director, Futures Research and Study Center, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
  13. Shinji Matsumoto, Shimisu Corporation and Japan Society for Future Studies, Tokyo, Japan
  14. Tom Murphy, Medical Doctor, Intern, Millennium Project, Washington, DC
  15. Pavel Novacek, Center for Social and Economic Strategies, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
  16. Charles Perrottet, Firm Director, Deloitte Consulting, Boston, MA
  17. Peter Rzeszotarski, Futures Research Fellow, Army Environmental Policy Institute, Atlanta, GA
  18. Rusong Wang, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

9:00   Coffee, friendly conversation, review materials

  9:30   Introductions and review agenda

10:00 Recent accomplishments

10:30 Current research
  State of the Future Index (SOFI)
 Future Issues of Science and Technology
  Environmental Crime & the International Criminal Court
  Partnership for Sustainable Development
  Futures Research Methods V.2

12:00 Break

12:10 Current research (continued)

  1:00 Lunch

  1:30 Node Reports
  Views of the Millennium Project in 5-10 years
             Previous six-month’s work of the Node
             Next year's objectives for the Node
             Suggestions for the Project

  3:30   Break

  3:45   Node Reports continue

  4:45 Review the day and agenda for next day

  5:00   Adjourn

  6:00    Refreshments/Reception together with the World Future Society

   7:30    Dinner
Second Day  - Sunday 29 July 2001
Sunday Board Room 2

  9:00   Coffee, friendly conversation, review materials

  9:30   Node reports continue as necessary

10:00 New developments in Information Technology and Implications for the Millennium Project

11:00   Break

11:15   Project issues
  Millennium Project in five to ten year
  Node coordination and InfoSystem
  Methodological Issues
  Use, distribution, promotion, book reviews, translations of State of the Future
  Node fund razing and Public Relations

  1:00   Lunch

  1:30 Discussion of Objectives for 2001?2002 Program
  World Bank-UN common platform for globalization
  Implications for S&T management interviews (DOE Year 2)
  Future environmental security issues (AEPI)
  Futures Research Methods Version 2.0 and 2.1 (as a CD-ROM)
  Further develop SOFI and dashboard
  Next steps for Partnership for Sustainable Development
  MP briefing materials and advanced training material
  2002 State of the Future at the Millennium
  Nodes’ plans for next year

  3:00 Break

  3:15 Continue discussion of Objectives for 2001?2002 Program
 Public Relations, Marketing, and Fund Razing Plans

  4:30  Review, action items, and conclusions

  4:45 Adjourn
Monday 30 July

Potential Sponsors Meeting
5:45 - 6:30 Directors Row 3

Overheads presentation
Download the Power Point  presentation of the briefing. (shortly)

Report From the Nodes (to be posted shortly)

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