Global X-Network Annual Conference April 20-22, 2017 sponsored by The HafenCity University in Hamburg Germany (Updated Program)

WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF SURPRISES! While many countries have faced turmoil since 1945, Western developed countries have largely operated within the framework of political and economic institutions that were established after World War II. The blessing of 70 years of peace and prosperity has, however, a downside: there have been no major global X-Events [...]

2017-12-06T04:37:36+00:00 Old News|


*|MC:SUBJECT|* Conference Theme: The world in which we all live, work and do business is about to change! But how & with what impact on cities, our social economy and (geo-)politics? Background While turmoil has ravaged most parts of the world, Western developed countries have largely operated within the same framework of political and economic [...]

2017-11-09T15:03:33+00:00 Old News|

The X-Events Index -White Paper by John Casti

The anticipation of an X-event is a bit like weather-forecasting. We take the drivers of atmospheric change, quantities like temperature, air pressure, humidity, wind velocities and the like, and use mathematical equations governing the change of these quantities to come up with a forecast like, “twenty percent chance of rain tomorrow.” Here we might think [...]

2017-12-06T04:37:57+00:00 Old News|

Complexity Institute, Nanyang Technological University in Singapore Annual Winter School Event

Winter School is an annual event organized by the Complexity Institute, Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. The 5-day program imparts essential knowledge about complexity and complex systems science, enabling participant to answer these questions: • What complexity is really about ? • How complexity manifests itself in the different human activities ? • How it [...]

2017-12-06T04:36:37+00:00 Old News|

Former NYC Chief Urban Designer Alexandros Washburn Joins Stevens Institute of Technology Faculty

Hoboken, N.J. – Stevens Institute of Technology welcomes Alexandros Washburn as industry professor and founding director of the Center for Coastal Resilience and Urban Xcellence  (CRUX).  Formerly the chief urban designer of New York City under Mayor Michael Bloomberg and author of The Nature of Urban Design: a New York perspective on Resilience (Island Press, [...]

2017-11-09T15:03:35+00:00 Old News|