ABOUT WORLD FUTURE FORUM

World Future Forum is an international conference that provides a platform for research and discussions of student success. World Future Forum brings together a diverse group of educators, administrators, academics, and other professionals to enrich their knowledge of preparing students for their future. 

The Future Institute Research Center (FIRC) organizes the World Future Forum. 

Read a letter from the FIRC Director, Dr. Radhi Al-Mabuk. 

 

WORLD FUTURE FORUM 2019

Transitioning to Tomorrow: College and Career Readiness for Success

The first annual World Future Forum was a success!
Click below to experience World Future Forum 2019 (#WFF2019)

Speakers

World Future Forum 2021 will present high-level speakers, ranging from educators over top business leaders to researchers and policy makers.
TODAY’S WORKFORCE SKILLS AND DEMANDS PANEL
ANTHONY P. CARNEVALE, PH.D

Director of Center on Education and the Workforce, Georgetown University – Washington, D.C., USA

TODAY’S WORKFORCE SKILLS AND DEMANDS PANEL
CATHERINE VOSS PLAXTON, EDD, PPS

Associate Vice President of Health, Wellness, and Student Services, San José State University – California, USA

TODAY’S WORKFORCE SKILLS AND DEMANDS PANEL
JOSEPH B. FULLER

Professor Of Management Practice, Harvard Business School – Massachusetts, USA

FUTURE REVIEW PANEL
JOHN KLATT, PH.D.

Assistant Dean for Student Development in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at University of Wisconsin-Madison – Wisconsin, USA

GRADUATE RESEARCH PANEL
SCOTT RICHARDSON P.T, PH.D

Graduate Scholarship Chair & Future Institute Research Center Fellow

CALL FOR PAPERS

WORLD FUTURE FORUM 2021

World Future Forum 2021 will cover these interdependent areas:

– Remote/Distance Learning
– Student Mental Health
– Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment
– Dropout Prevention and Student-Centered Operations
– College Alternatives
– Community Partnerships
– Student Support Services
– School Culture
– Technology in Education
– Teacher Education
– Access for All

Schedule

Below is the tentative schedule for 2021. Updates to come soon!

 

*Research papers and best practices will be presented during the breakout sessions and poster presentations will be available during poster sessions and throughout the conference.

8:00 am - 8:20 am
Check-in

Whova application familiarization

Paper, Poster, and Best Practices Presenter Videos

Master of Ceremonies: 

Welcoming Remarks: 

Moderator:

Panelists:

Virtual Exhibit and Sponsor Booths Open​

Virtual Exhibit and Sponsor Booths Open​

Paper, Poster, and Best Practices Presenter Videos

This panel will highlight the work that is published in Future Review, our publication. The panelists will be Future Review published authors. The panel features research and highlights the different ways of conceptualizing student success. Panelists will also discuss how their research can be used by practitioners and why they chose Future Review as a venue for their research.

Moderator:
John Klatt, Ph.D. Assistant Dean for Student Development in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at University of Wisconsin-Madison – Wisconsin, USA

 

 

Panelists:

8:30 am - 8:50 am
Check-in

Whova application familiarization

Paper, Poster, and Best Practices Presenter Videos

Moderator:
D. Antonio Cantu, Ph.D. Professor and Chairperson of Department of Teacher Education, Bradley University – Illinois, USA
 
 
 
Panelists:
Anthony P. Carnevale, Ph.D. Director of Center on Education and the Workforce, Georgetown University – Washington, D.C., USA
 
 
Catherine Voss Plaxton, Ed.D, PPS Associate Vice President of Health, Wellness, and Student Services, San José State University – California, USA
 
 
Joseph B. Fuller Professor Of Management Practice, Harvard Business School – Massachusetts, USA

Virtual Exhibit and Sponsor Booths Open​

Virtual Exhibit and Sponsor Booths Open​

Paper, Poster, and Best Practices Presenter Videos

Moderator:
Scott Richardson P.T, PhD Graduate Scholarship Chair & Future Institute Research Center Fellow
 
 
 
Panelists:
Yi-jung Wu University of Wisconsin-Madison – Wisconsin, USA
 
 
 
Hannah Rapp University of Wisconsin-Madison – Wisconsin, USA
 
 
 
Jean Parrella Texas A&M University – Texas, USA
 
 
 
Randi Ferguson Rutgers University–Camden – New Jersey, USA

Master of Ceremonies:

Closing Remarks: 

Award Ceremony:

  • Best Paper Presentations
  • Best Practice Presentation
  • Best Poster Presentation

VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the 2021 World Future Forum will take place online via

Registration

The registration fee is a flat rate for 1-day and 2-day conference attendance.
Group discounts are available!

World Future Forum 2019 attendees joined us from across the world!
THANK YOU!

Contact

For technical support, questions, comments or inquiries,
please contact:

Dianne Jardinez
Marketing Analyst & Coordinator
World Future Forum
info@worldfutureforum.org