A festival for futures and systemic thinkers, innovation-seekers, creatives, purpose-driven organizations and policy-makers to collectively create the futures of urban lives, equitable societies through and beyond technology.

FD24

Democratizing futures

On the 50th anniversary of Portuguese democracy, we gather in Lisbon to tackle global futures. Join us in nourishing a common language between specialists and a broader audience to co-create narratives encouraging action.

Venue

Estufa Fria is more than an oasis of serenity in the city. It embodies the paradigm shift that Future Days envisions.

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Program

21 march

Welcome and Tour

14:30h — 17:00h

After a warm welcome at With Company, facilitators will guide different groups to their assigned spots in the neighbourhood of Marvila. Each path is an immersive journey connecting them with change-makers, design studios, and collectives shaping the Futures we envision right in the heart of Lisbon.

Networking

17:30h — 21:00h

Such expansive experiences will generate incredible insights. The different groups will gather to converse, network, and share new inputs. To close a magical evening, this moment will be accompanied by delicious drinks and catering.

22 march

Entrance and Registration
8:00 — 9:00

Exploring the links and blurs between construction, mobility, and energy, focusing on the sustainability of future cities to foster a greener and more resilient tomorrow.

Explore the future of:

Urbanism
Workspace
Micro Mobility
Lunch
13:00h — 14:00h

Inquiring new approaches for inclusive and adaptable governments, healthcare, and education systems by exploring how these sectors can foster more participative and transparent practices for equitable societies.

Explore the future of:

Policy
Democracy
Education
Network and Drinks
18:30h — 21:30h

23 march

Entrance and Registration
8:00 — 9:00

Diving into the possibilities of creativity through food, design, and performing arts as a way to foster innovation and interdisciplinary collaboration between and beyond human talents and technology.

Explore the future of:

Food
Design
Technology
Lunch
13:00h — 14:00h

The festival has a transformational role that will galvanize everyone’s presence and visions into an actionable framework, through newly formed connections and intersections — ideas will soon be reality.

In our final activity, all of these solutions, creations, and visions will be stirred in a collective brainstorm to develop a solid strategy for the imminent tomorrow. Together, we’ll shape the path of Lisbon into the world’s most future-oriented city.

Network and Drinks
18:30 — 21:30

Activities

These talks are the starting point of new conversations that will inform, inspire and empower

These workshops bring co-creation to its true sense, we’ll use diverse perspectives to translate insights into action

Immersive interactions that give birth to alternative narratives and transcend overtime

The very core of our platform: moments of exchange through spaces of synergies and encountering.

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Future Days is a global platform where actionable narratives find a common language to foster positive change.

Commitments

  1. Encouraging participatory dynamics.
  2. Scoping for an inclusive world.
  3. Questioning current realities.
  4. Transforming ideas into action.
  5. Shaping responsible paths.

Team

Facilitators and volunteers:

Anna Cain, Nadim Choucair, Julia Spiess, Romano Theunissen, Kasia Kaminska, Rafaela Englert, Bianca Weinberg, Henrique Vedana, Ricardo Teixeira, Alice Brovelli, Mariana Ribeiro, Pierluigi Delgiudice, Raluca Mitran, Eira Ramos, Sofia Dias, Neil Redding, Anna Bertmark, Daniela Lopes, Angel Bambu, Tim Young, Karina Strange, Jonathan Hineline, Katima del Mar and Natacha Cottu.

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