Director

Victor V. Motti, USA

Based in Washington, D.C., Victor V. Motti is a leading executive in the federal training solutions (click here to read more).

He is currently the Executive Director of the World Futures Studies Federation (WFSF) founded in 1973 with 300+ institutional and individual members from 60+ countries and is the Managing Editor of the European Journal of Futures Research (EJFR) published by Springer.

He is also an invited speaker at business events and academic conferences. He has been a guest speaker at international conferences in the Americas, Europe, Africa, and Asia, speaking on key driving forces of change and major transformations at planetary and regional levels for the horizons of 2030, 2050, 2060, 2100, and 3000.

His work focuses on a range of topics related to the future, including scenario planning, foresight, and strategic planning. He has published numerous articles in academic journals and has presented at conferences on futures-related topics.

His Panel Talk About Planetary Foresight; Looking at the Strategic Horizon in Morocco (Watch the YouTube video here)

His Panel Talk About Planetary Foresight; Looking at the Strategic Horizon in Mexico-Argentina (Watch the YouTube video here)

Recent Publications

Recent Invited Lectures

  • Evolving Pathways of the Futures Studies Histories in the World, 13 December 2023, Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd Center for Futuristic Studies, Saudi Arabia
  • Planetary Foresight; Looking at the Strategic Horizon, 27 May 2023, Islamic World Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (ICESCO), Morocco
  • Drivers of Change and Lifestyle in 2050: A Decentralized and Autonomous Futurescape, 27 April 2021, Paris Institute for Advanced Study, France
  • Drivers of Change and Lifestyle in 2050: A Decentralized and Autonomous Futurescape, 17 March 2021, Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd Center for Futuristic Studies, Saudi Arabia
  • Drivers of Change and Lifestyle in 2050: A Decentralized and Autonomous Futurescape, 27 February 2021, Classic Planning Institute, USA
  • An introduction to the Introduction to the World History, 23 December, 2020, Islamic World Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (ICESCO), Morocco
  • Evolving Cultural Identities in a Planetary Era, 4 May 2017, Royal Institute for Strategic Studies (IRES), Morocco
  • Strategic Foresight; From theory to practice in the Middle East & North Africa, 18 May 2016, University of Trento, Italy
  • Global and Placeless Brains: A Third Culture Perspective, 8 April 2011, Fondazione Intercultura, Italy
  • Global Transitions and Asia 2060: Climate, Political-Economy, and Identity, 5 November 2010, Tamkang University, Taiwan

Recent Podcast and Interviews

  • Alternative Planetary Futures, by Peter Hayward
  • Conversations on the future we want UN AGENDA 2030, by Claire A. Nelson
  • Wise Futures of Infinite Time and Space, by Peter Hayward
  • Re-Writing the Future, Everywoman, by Rebecca Lewis