SAVE THE DATE: Army Mad Scientist Conference — Back to the Future: Using History to Forecast, 8-9 November 2022

SAVE THE DATE!  Plan on joining Army Mad Scientist and the National Museum of the United States Army (NMUSA) for our Back to the Future:  Using History to Forecast conference!

What:  Army Mad Scientist’s first in-person conference in three years!  This event will feature world-renowned expert speakers and panelists from industry, tech, academia, and the U.S. military and other Government agencies discussing how history and experience inform and shape our future thinking and decision-making on critical issues. Confirmed speakers include Amy Webb (Author and CEO, Future Today Institute), Dr. Vanessa Shannon (Director of Mental Skills, Cincinnati Reds), Sharon Weinberger (Author of “Imagineers of War”), Dr. Kathleen McInnis (Senior Fellow, International Security Program & Director, Smart Women, Smart Power Initiative, CSIS and Author), Dr. Ethan Rafuse (Professor of Military History, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College), and many more!

Why:  Our presenters and panelists — historians, futurists, and thought leaders — will converge backcasting with futurecasting to provide penetrating insights regarding the Army’s people, materiel, readiness, and doctrine and concepts initiatives.

Where:  The National Museum of the United States Army (NMUSA), 1175 Liberty Drive, Ft. Belvoir, Virginia — for directions and parking information, click here

When:  8-9 November 2022 (Registration starts at 0730 EST on Tuesday and the conference runs through 1600 EST on Wednesday).

Who:  Invitations to attend the conference in person at NMUSA are limited and have been sent out — be sure to check your email!  That said, our entire Mad Scientist Community of Action is welcome to live stream this event, so even if you can’t attend in person, we would love to have your virtual presence (and participation!) — stay tuned to the Mad Scientist Laboratory for additional information on how to stream this event!