This webinar will explore potential tools and processes to imagine and design a preferred future.
Greg Watson is the Director of Policy and Systems Design at the Schumacher Center for a New Economics. His work currently focuses on community food systems and an initiative to improve global systems literacy. Greg has spent over 40 years learning to understand systems thinking as inspired by Buckminster Fuller and to apply that understanding to achieve a just and sustainable world. He has served on the board of the Buckminster Fuller Institute and as a juror for the Buckminster Fuller Challenge. His presentation will be 12 Degrees of Freedom: Understanding Our Options for Success.
Kirk Bergstrom is a social entrepreneur who enjoys architecting ideas and making things real. Growing up at the base of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado, Kirk cultivated a deep commitment to the living systems of Earth and the wisdom of nature. He is passionate about big-picture thinking and our collective potential to create a flourishing future. Kirk currently serves as President of WorldLink, a public benefit organization based in San Francisco. He has also served as Vice Chair of the Buckminster Fuller Institute and Executive Director of the Nourish initiative. Kirk recently co-taught an undergraduate course entitled Design for Global Transformation at the University of California, Berkeley. As part of the course experience, student teams designed a planetary-scale strategy with the potential for real-world transformational change.