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Advertising Specialty Institute | Air War College | AMPlify | Army Logistics Innovation Agency | Army Science Board | Army Training and Doctrine Command | Army War College | Ashesi U. | BRC Imagination Arts | BMC Innovation | Center for Strategy and Technology | Chelsea House Publishers | COSMOS | DARPA | | FBI Futures Working Group | GF2045 | Hoka One One | Immersive Technologies Summit | LG Electronics | McGraw Hill Financial | Millennium Wave Advisors | Mindshare | MITRE | Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) | National Air and Space Intell. Center (NASIC) | Netherlands Business Support Office | Next IT | NextMed | Nissan USA | Notre Dame University | O'Reilly Emerging Technology | POST Command College | Princeton Review I Santa Fe Institute | Science Channel | Singularity U. | National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Response to Terrorism (START) | Tamkang U. | TEDx DelMar | UK Royal Society | U. Advancing Technology | US Naval Institute | World Technology Network

Talks and Workshops

ASF President John Smart is available to do keynotes, talks, seminars, and workshops on foresight, innovation, and strategy with respect to accelerating technological, business, and social change for your conference, institution, or organization. He is experienced engaging, challenging, empowering, and entertaining audiences ranging from senior C-level executives and institutional leaders, mid-level and product managers, designers, creatives, marketers, and brand managers, R&D, engineering, forecasting, and risk management professionals, and line staff, new hires and students.

Select Speaking Topics

  • Adapting to the Future: Lessons for Leaders
  • Eight Skills of Strategic Foresight
  • Leadership of Foresight and Innovation
  • Leadership of Technological Change
  • From Push to Pull: Lessons for Advertising Leaders
  • The Three Foresight Styles: Anticipating, Creating and Managing the Future
  • Resilience in an Era of Accelerating Change
  • Ten Areas of Technological Change
  • Your Digital Self (Conversational Interface, Groupnets, Valuecosm)
  • The Metaverse (AR, Lifelogs, Sims, Virtual Worlds, iTV)
  • Internet TV: How the Television is Being Revolutionized

See Audio, Video, and Slides for additional examples.


Acceleration Associates, ASF's network of foresight, innovation, and strategy professionals, are available for consulting for your project.
Our areas of expertise include:

  • Analysis of accelerating technological, economic and social change
  • Entrepreneurship and new B2C and B2B product and service development
  • Technology foresight, trends, scenarios, Delphi and expert polls
  • Horizon scanning, competitive intelligence, weak signals/emerging issues
  • Information technology foresight, computational and process automation
  • Technology forecasting and learning / experience / performance curves
  • Technology innovation, diffusion, assessment, and policy studies
  • Technology strategy, planning, roadmapping, and requirements analysis
  • Resource (space, time, energy, and matter) efficiency and density studies
  • Evolutionary and developmental systems analysis and foresight
  • Social and technological immune systems, security, and threat analysis

We are always seeking to meet other professionals who wish to better understand and leverage opportunities created by accelerating technological and socioeconomic change.

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