2020 Futures Festival Schedule

October 24, 2020 (local times below might may cross over to October 25 depending on your timezone)

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Room 1

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Session Speakers Type Local Time* Facilitators
Introduction Prateeksha Singh,
Graciela Guadarrama
Plenary 11:00 AM
Full Spectrum Blackness - Not a Monolith, Black Futures in a Post COVID Global Context Sophia Bazile Keynote 11:30 AM Sanne Breimer
The rest of India Priti David,
Priyadharsini Palaniswamy,
DVL Padma Priya
Panel 12:15 PM Prateeksha Singh
Breathing & Meditation Krittika Sharma Break Session 1:15 PM
Spectrum of Choice : online theatrical performance Chenoa Chowdhury,
Tanveer Anoy,
Shakil Ahmed,
Tasaffy Hossain
Other Formats 1:30 PM
A Plate Full of Hope Chitresh Sinha Other Formats 2:30 PM Ashish Manwar
Reflection: Obituary to Self Krittika Sharma Break Session 3:00 PM
The Step-up Youth Voices for a Just and Sustainable Future Project Vincent Ocen Keynote 3:30 PM
Rainbow Voices from the Margins in Kenya Francis Kamunya,
Steven Lichty
Other Formats 4:00 PM
The Futures of Pro-Bono Matthew Manos Workshop 4:45 PM Anca Matioc
Queer resilience admist uncertainty Lydia Timlin-Broussard Break Session 5:30 PM Dave Roselle
Shifting the Mindsets in XR & Cybersecurity April Boyd-Noronha,
Sanchari Das,
Rodrigo Tamellini,
Joel Scharlat,
Alina Kadlubsky
Panel 6:00 PM
Deconstructing Development - Critical Gaze on African Futures Christina Muia,
Asia Clarke,
Ikem Opara
Other Formats 7:00 PM Raul Valenzuela
Breathing + meditation Amy Yockus Hartman Break Session 8:00 PM
An Afrofuturism Journey playing Afro-Rithms From The Future (ARFTF) in Democratizing the Future. Lonny Avi J Brooks,
Kimberly Kay Daniels,
Lacey Wozny,
Nina Woodruff-Walker,
Ahmed Best,
Mike Batista,
Alan Clark,
Calvin Williams
Workshop 8:15 PM
What narratives do we carry into the future? Karli Ferriolo,
Liin Nur,
Jacquie Shaw
Workshop 9:15 PM
Back to Listening Zainab Kakal Break Session 10:15 PM
Closing Amy Hosotsuji Plenary 10:30 PM

Room 2

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Session Speakers Type Local Time* Facilitators
Introduction

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Prateeksha Singh,
Graciela Guadarrama
Plenary 11:00 AM
Hiraya Foresight - The Case of Democratizing Futures Literacy in the Philippines Dr. Lizan Perante-Calina,
Prof. Shermon Cruz
Keynote 11:30 AM CJ Almodal
Children - Today's ambassadors for social change. Anna Maria Geogy,
Sowmya Lakshminarayanan
Other Formats 12:30 PM Umar Sheraz
Energizer Break 1:00 PM
Co-designing futures through fashion: speculative ideas when science and second-hand clothing collide Finn Strivens,
Clarice Garcia
Workshop 1:15 PM
How do young people of today imagine tomorrow. Their voice matters. Lourdes Rodriguez,
Andrés Castellanos Montoya,
Arlynn Veldink,
Anushka Quadir ,
Matheus Barbosa
Panel 2:00 PM
Reflection: Obituary to Self

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Krittika Sharma Reflection 3:00 PM
Amplifying Womxn's Voices: Confronting Patriarchy and Imposter Syndrome Wendy De Souza Workshop 3:30 PM Manpreet Juneja
The Surprising Truth About Sharing Colin R Turner Keynote 4:15 PM Tomas Rehacek
Building a Manifesto for 2050 Rodrigo Mendes Leal,
Deepshikha Dash,
Alanna Markle,
Adeiye Oluwaseun-Sobo,
Maggie Greyson
Workshop 5:00 PM Maggie Greyson
How to keep your mental health in check Sheila Mutaramuka Break Session 6:00 PM
The Electorate Experience: partisan politics and media influence on British democracy in 2019 Siobhán Curtis Keynote 6:30 PM Tricia Lustig
Unpacking anti-racism and allyship Karen Craggs-Milne Workshop 7:15 PM Wendy De Souza
Energizer Break 8:15 PM
#NoFilter: Digital Identities, Curated realities and the Impact of Life Performed Online Melissa Eshaghbeigi,
Roxanne Nicolussi
Other Formats 8:30 PM Caroline Leung
#LivetheFutureNOW: Leveraging Social Media to Democratize Futures Thinking Nour Batyne,
Christy Casey
Workshop 9:15 PM Fabrice Guerrier
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Zainab Kakal Break Session 10:15 PM
Closing

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Amy Hosotsuji Plenary 10:30 PM