In the past few weeks, a tiny team of dreamers have been having Zoom meetings and working in preparation for today, the launch of the Philippine Futures Thinking Society or PhilFutures. It is most probably the first futures thinking society in Asia. PhilFutures is a collaborative effort of the Philippine Society of Public Administrators under the leadership of Dr. Lizan E. Perante-Calina, Vice President of the Development Academy of the Philippines -Graduate School; Prof. Shermon Cruz, Director and Chief Futurist of the Center for Engaged Foresight, Dr. Reginal Uggadan, Director of the University of the Philippines-NCPAG, Mr. Emmanuel De Guia, Senate Consultant, and yours truly. Of course, it would never have been possible without the support of Celine Abella, our technical volunteer.
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