Mapping the future: how strategic foresight can supercharge policymaking

What major trends will shape the next two decades? 


How can futures analysis be used to manage risk and harness opportunities? 

And how can governments better integrate futures thinking into public administration? 

In this episode of the National Security Podcast, Dr Joseph Voros, Odette Meli and Dr Ryan Young join Dayle Stanley to discuss the intricacies and applications of future analysis.


Dr Joseph Voros is a physicist and futurist with over 25 years of experience in futures analysis. 

Odette Meli has more than 25 years of professional experience at the Australian Federal Police, where she established and led the Strategic Insights Centre.  

Dr Ryan Young is the Director, Research & Methods at the NSC Futures Hub. 

Dayle Stanley is the Director, Strategy and Engagement at the NSC Futures Hub. 


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