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IFTF Health Horizons: Health Aware Environments Foresight Jam + Keynote

Institute for the Future

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 from 12:00 AM to 9:00 AM (PDT)

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At this event, IFTF is bringing science, art, and magic to our exploration of a Health-Aware World. We'll look beyond the wave of wearables that will flood the market over the next few years to see a more networked, aware, and perhaps even more equitable landscape of health support. Join us!

November 13, 2014 Schedule:

9:00 - 10:30AM
DAVID ROSE, award-winning entrepreneur and instructor at the MIT Media Lab will discuss his new book, Enchanted Objects: Design, Human Desire, and the Internet of Things (1 copy of book provided per registration).

10:30AM - 4:30PM
Join innovators from across the health and well-being sector for a series of interactive workshops. Choose from one of four “catalyzing action” tracks:

  • BUILD: This hands-on session will teach basic skills of programming sensors and making wearable devices.
  • ENGAGE: Design a campaign that engages people in their own health as a form of civic participation.
  • EMBED: Hit the streets of Palo Alto to install “guerrilla futures”. How do we go stealth and make environments support health for the unengaged and disinterested?
  • UNITE: Make a strategy for how to engage with regulations, established health insitutions, and start-ups to ensure interoperability between the disparate data streams that make a health aware world possible.

4:30 - 6:00PM
Join us in our new Gallery for the Future to see exhibits on the themes from Health Horizon’s research.


Have questions about IFTF Health Horizons: Health Aware Environments Foresight Jam + Keynote? Contact Institute for the Future

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Institute for the Future
201 Hamilton Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 from 12:00 AM to 9:00 AM (PDT)

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Institute for the Future

The Institute for the Future (IFTF) is an independent, nonprofit research group. We work with organizations of all kinds to help them make better, more informed decisions about the future. We provide the foresight to create insights that lead to action.


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