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Aftershocks and Opportunities 2: Navigating the Next Horizon is a provocative, challenging, and inspiring book in which 37 world-class futurists, analysts, subject matter experts, and strategists explore the issues and opportunities that could arise in our post-pandemic world in a range 40 fiction and non-fiction chapters.
Authors from as far and wide as the UK, USA, Argentina, Australia, Egypt, Greenland, Kenya, and the UAE explore critical ‘future defining’ themes including exponential advances in science and technology, societal change, medical breakthroughs, economic volatility, and shifts in geopolitical power. How might these play out, and what impact could they have on our lives?
A wide variety of ideas, scenarios, and possible future paths are covered in a broad mix of topics that range from food sovereignty, retirement, the rise of the crypto economy, China-US relations, and leadership skills, through to physical wellbeing, education, insurance, and urban mobility. Essential reading for anyone shaping political, economic, or business decisions, this book will help individuals plan for a sustainable future and increase their resilience against future risks.
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ISBN: Print: 978-1-8381955-0-2 / EeBook: 978-1-9999311-7-9
Format and Release Date: Paperback and eBook – 28 September 2021
Available on: Amazon
Paperback: £12.95 / €14.95 / USD$15.95
eBook: £7.95 / €8.95 / USD$9.95
Book title: Aftershocks and Opportunities 2: Navigating the Next Horizon
By Author: Rohit Talwar and 36 contributors
Editors: Rohit Talwar, Steve Wells and Alexandra Whittington
About Aftershocks and Opportunities 2: Navigating the Next Horizon
Author and global futurist, Rohit Talwar, has brought together 37 futurists and future thinkers to explore a range of emerging ideas, scenarios, and shifts on the horizon, from the rise and impact of the crypto economy to sustainable food production. In total, it covers 40 topics including the reinvention of travel and residency, national security in the new normal, generational reactions to the pandemic, how digital eco-systems could shape the recovery, and the future of countries and regions such as Greece, the Caribbean, and Africa.
About the author
Global futurist, foresight researcher, award-winning keynote speaker, writer, editor, and CEO of Fast Future, Rohit Talwar became captivated by what the future might hold following the historic moon landing when he was just eight years old.
Today, Rohit advises leaders in global businesses, governments, and NGOs around the world on how to anticipate and respond to disruptive changes such as the growth of China, accelerating progress in artificial intelligence, and the evolution of the crypto economy.
He established Fast Future Publishing in 2015 and has published six books exploring the future. He has also written two books with other publishers.
Testimonials about Rohit Talwar
“Rohit works on the brink of thought leadership, challenging his audiences to look beyond their comfort zones and the result is an often exciting glimpse of the potential future - where human, economic, societal, and technological futures meet. A must-see for anyone involved in strategic leadership, technology, or planning.” Claire Priestly, Director of IT, City London University
Your keynote was absolutely outstanding, I’ve never seen a reaction like that from an audience, and we’ve had some great speakers at our events, like Simon Woodroffe, Gerald Ratner, and Richard Reed from Innocent Smoothies. You received an extraordinary response from delegates, with many saying it was the best they’d ever seen. Dan Coleman, Event Director, Future Travel Experience
“Rohit Talwar is a revelation He is easily one of the most thought-provoking authors I have read.” Cliff Moyce, DataArt
“As a gifted global thought leader, Rohit Talwar, is THE futurist to watch for the 21st century.” Carole Copeland Thomas, TEDx Speaker and thought leader.
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