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Week 9: Mar 11 – 15

Week 10 of the academic program included a book review, a one day workshop with the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS), and presentations on service approaches to tech watch and horizon scanning from the Office of Naval Research (ONR), the Air Force Warfighter Integration Capability (AFWIC), and the Army Research Laboratory (ARL).

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Week 8: Mar 4 – 8

Visits by distinguished subject matter experts for global energy markets (Robert McNally), water security (Kellogg Schwab), and political demography (Richard Cincotta) teed up our empirical exploration of the future strategic & operational environments.

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Week 7: Feb 25 – Mar 1

This week featured visits with CIA and DIA experts who provide long range futures analysis to strategic decision makers in the USG and DOD, including the analysis of global trends and future threats.

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Week 6: Feb 19 – 22

Mr. Mark Herman has more than 50 years of wargaming experience. He has published 60+ manual wargame simulations with about 6 being turned into computer programs or apps

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Week 5: Feb 11 – 15

Our academic program continued with a workshop on creativity, design, and organizational change by Luke Brodie and Vishal Bhatia from Experience Point, an innovation and change management training firm based in Toronto, Canada.

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Week 4: Feb 4 – 8

Week 4 of the academic program brought a workshop with COL (ret) Steven Rotkoff and COL (ret) Kevin enson from Red Team Thinking, LLC. During their Army careers Steve and Kevin played integral roles in bringing Red Team thinking to the Army…

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Week 3: Jan 28- Feb 1

In Week Three we explored concepts from behavioral economics. The week began with a book talk on Daniel Kahneman’s Thinking, Fast and Slow, supplemented with chapters from Dan Ariely’s Predictably Irrational…

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Week 2: Jan 22-25

Our academic program continued with a workshop facilitated by Dr. William Isaacs, the founder and CEO of Dialogos, a strategic dialogue and leadership development consulting firm based in Cambridge, MA. In order to visually capture the discussions taking place and ideas formed during the workshop…

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Week 1: Jan 14-18

Our academic program kicked off with a seminar/workshop series at Deloitte’s Greenhouse innovation
facility in Rosslyn, VA, hosted by Dr. Amy Titus, a Deloitte Managing Director in Human Capital and Dean of
Deloitte’s annual Chief Learning Officer Forum…

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