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Are you prepared to change?


CONTEXT

“No amount of observations of white swans can allow the inference that all swans are white, but the observation of a single black swan is sufficient to refute that conclusion.” David Hume

The established constructs of economy, politics and social structure are rapidly approaching the precipice of change. We can help you identify and build new economic models and provide the disruptive edge you will need to make the future work in your favour.

Step into a brave new world, where technological change, social transformation, and corporate disruption are the new norms, and uncertainty is the only constant in our lives. A world where information is widely available, but the wisdom to use it is sadly lacking.

How will you prepare for the future growth of your business in a landscape filled with uncertainty?

We’re a group of senior forward thinkers, academics, strategists, futurologists, artists, writers, and business designers from across the globe. Our mission is to instigate change and transformation on personal, social, societal, and cultural levels.

Black Swan Theatre presents visions of tomorrow with the help of the most brilliant minds of today.

By focusing on specific topics of interest, and employing the knowledge of experts, we present you with alternate paths to a preferred future using Digital/Virtual Keynotes and Future Panels, designed to help you find the insights and answers you need for tomorrow.

We can provide you with the facts, ideas and viewpoints that will challenge your way of thinking and introduce you to the Black Swans that are waiting to appear in your world.

Our methods are not those of consulting companies. We are committed to delivering tangible and actionable direction. Our focus is your prosperity and growth, based on the true potentials we identify in your landscape.

We engage with decision/policy makers to better understand the current paradigm and challenges. We use our network to explore and map potential futures where we bring together facts, ideas and viewpoints that will challenge the current paradigm.

By focusing on specific topics of interest, and employing the knowledge of experts, we present you with alternative paths to a preferred future by examining impacts across Policy, Society and Technology horizons.

How will your government adapt to meet tomorrow’s challenges? What should you be discussing right now?

  • Global finances 
  • Dark Pools
  • Privacy, Morality and Ethics
  • Democracy and authoritarianism 
  • Cyborg societies of knowledge
  • Climate planning
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Social participation and welfare society
  • Healthcare and wellness

What implications do the coming changes have on our way of life? Our economy, our social structures?

  • Global media and social networks
  • Unemployment and poverty
  • Reimagining education
  • Food security and innovation
  • Equality
  • Neural cities
  • Pandemics
  • The aging of the Western World

How will the Xth Industrial technological Revolution affect humanity? and how can we prepare?

  • Artificial Intelligence/Augmented Intelligent/AR/VR
  • Synthetic biology
  • Migrations and population growth
  • Biodiversity
  • Cultural diversity
  • Shareholder economy
  • Cyber wars
  • Logistic & New trends for manufacturing
  • Exponential technologies (e.g. material science and digital)

BACKGROUND

In a world of disruptions, some will be storytellers, and some will be story makers. It is the story makers that will be the heroes of the future.

In Ancient Greece, Theatre was developed as a commentary on the social and political happenings of the day. If a General went too far in pursuit of victory, say, by killing women and children in his campaign, the worst he might expect upon his return to Greece, was a scathing portrayal at the local amphitheatre.

But theatre also served a more important purpose; it was a voice that questioned the status quo on behalf of the citizens. As such, it played, and one might still credibly argue, continues to play a vital role in the machinations of what we call democracy.

In essence, theatre is an extension of the privilege of voting and freedom of speech. It provides direction, education, laughter and a sense of purpose for the assembled crowd.

Black Swan Theatre carries on this proud tradition by using our multiple event platforms to do exactly as the Greeks did – to ask the questions to which people wish to learn the answers – by focusing on you and your immediate needs, while providing actionable direction and vital information to move your organisation forward.


ENGAGE

We don’t give answers, we frame questions in a way that illuminate pathways to potential solutions, and create impact-driven momentum for your organisation.

If you are interested in hosting a Black Swan Theatre Event in your city, or you would like to find out more about how our experts can bring the future to your organisation or region, please contact us. We are happy to engage in pre-planned events, or we can create bespoke events on your behalf, anywhere in the world.

For more information

aric@tempusmotu.com
trevor@tempusmotu.com