Ideas

The Consumer in the Age of Coronavirus

  The Sarasota Institute is focusing on how COVID-19 may affect some of the 10 categories listed across the top of this web site.  We are having virtual mini-symposiums on several of these during April and May.  In addition, we are publishing thought pieces taking looks into the future.   Here is a column about […]

 

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New Updates to our Website!

Once you go to our web site https://sarasotainstitute.global/ then please click on the tab Videos and Podcasts. You will see a drop-down menu: Symposiums, Podcasts, Media. All three of these pages now have great content to view and listen.   On the Symposiums page we have videos from both our symposiums at the Neel Performing […]

 

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COVID-19 and the U.S.: Short-term Probabilities and Long-Term Possibilities

[Preamble – As a futurist my mind is exploding with all the possible long-term disruptions inherent in the global COVID-19 reality. In addition, I have supplemented my 200+ inbound emails, content aggregators, research newsletters with some information provided to me by friends who are connected at the highest level of health executives nationwide.]   Short-term […]

 

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Will COVID-19 Help Us Deal with Our Climate Crisis?

I think so. Look how quickly society has changed over the last two weeks. What would it look like if the world responded to our climate crisis with a similar sense of urgency?   We have a big problem – and it’s not the pandemic or our climate crisis. Those are symptoms. It’s how we […]

 

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A Leap Year Look at Climate Change

The climate crisis symposium presented by The Sarasota Institute, a 21st Century Think Tank is now available to view at your convenience.  The full symposium was live streamed to the world all day 2/29/20 and the edited down version can now be viewed here   The event, named “A Leap Year Look at Climate Change” […]

 

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A Leap Year Look at Climate Change

This coming Saturday February 29, 2020 The Sarasota Institute – A 21st Century Think Tank will be presenting our next symposium. “ A Leap Year Look at Climate Change”. It will be nothing less than a completely new climate crisis conference.   In the morning we will present the developing catastrophe globally, have a panel […]

 

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Reinventing Capitalism

  Mankind is faced with a profound dilemma. To resist growth is to risk economic collapse. To continue to pursue growth relentlessly ensures collapse of our ecosystem which supports all life. For the most part, this dilemma goes unrecognized. All of our institutions continually point in the wrong direction. Those that do recognize the dilemma […]

 

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Our first ever symposium was a huge success!

“An Educated Person in 2035”  our symposium about the future of education had an attendance of some 225 people with many educators participating and in the audience.  The level of participation and engagement was high.  It was noted by several people that many of the more influential people in the Gulf Coast area of Sarasota/Bradenton […]

 

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Make the Resolution to Face the Future in 2020

Many of us make resolutions at the start of a year.  At the very least, we pause and reflect on the passing of the year just lived and think about what might or could be different in the new year.   This year is different.   We are starting a new decade.  A decade that […]

 

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Sign-up for Membership to The Sarasota Institute for 2020!

  We have announced our first four symposiums for 2020.  You can view them here: https://sarasotainstitute.global/event-listings/#!event-list Each Saturday event is a full day in the magnificent Neel Performing Arts Center on the beautiful campus of the State College of Florida.  The first four symposiums face four of the ten major categories The Sarasota Institute has […]

 

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