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IMC DFW Management Consultants Forum - The Future Ain't What It Used To Be!
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Management Consultants Forum Dallas Fort Worth Chapter

December 17th, 2007


The Future Ain't What It Used To Be !

A demonstration of the principles
used to think about the future.

We all think about the future. What will happen at work? How will my family fare in the future? How will my community develop?

Schools normally do not teach ways to think about the future...but could they do it? Peter Bishop not only thinks so, he does it!

At this month's Forum, you will hear some simple principles for future think he employs at the University of Houston. Dr. Bishop will demonstrate those principles on topics you suggest. Finally, some volunteers will also use his principles to do some high powered thinking.

Mark your calendar and register right away for what promises to be a mind-expanding Forum!

Please note the new venue for our Management Consultant's Forum. We are now meeting at the Doubletree Hotel -
4099 Valley View Lane, Dallas (North I-635 frontage road west of Midway).


Don't miss IMC D/FW's next Forum! There will be plenty of time for networking with colleagues before the interactive program while you enjoy a light buffet and your choice of beverage.

Gain new insights about wider, more effective networking. Relate your own experiences and ask questions. Have a great time!

register on-line today - Click Here


Peter C. Bishop, Ph.D.Dr.

Peter Bishop is an Associate Professor in the College of Technology, and he is Coordinator of the graduate program in Futures Studies at the University of Houston.

Dr. Bishop specializes in techniques for long‑term forecasting and planning. He delivers keynote addresses and conducts seminars on the future for business, government and not-for-profit organizations. He also facilitates groups in developing scenarios, visions and strategic plans for the future.

Dr. Bishop's clients include IBM, the NASA Johnson Space Center, Nestle USA, Tetra Pak, the Shell Pipeline Corporation, the Defense and Central Intelligence Agencies, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the Waitt Family Foundation, the California Environmental Protection Agency, and the Center for Houston’s Future.

Dr. Bishop is a founding board member of the new Association of Professional Futurists, and he is President of his own firm, Strategic Foresight and Development, which offers education and training in futures thinking and techniques to the corporate market.

Dr. Bishop just transferred to the University of Houston after teaching futures studies research methods and statistics at the University of Houston-Clear Lake. While active in faculty affairs, he founded an organization of faculty leaders to participate in state government.

Dr. Bishop first taught at Georgia Southern College where he specialized in social problems and political sociology. He received his doctoral degree in sociology from Michigan State University. Dr. Bishop received a bachelor's degree in philosophy from St. Louis University where he also studied mathematics and physics. He grew up in St. Louis, Missouri where he was a member of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) for seven years. Dr. Bishop is married with two children and four grandchildren.




Doubletree-Galleria Hotel 4099 Valley View Lane, Dallas 75244
(three blocks west of Midway Road on north frontage road; parking in front or back of hotel) Click here for interactive Google Map



Networking & Light Buffet:

Dec. 17th, 2007
5:30 - 6:30 pm
6:30 - 7:30 pm
$35.00 for non-members & guests
$25.00 for IMC member
Reservations:  Online Or Richard Morgan - 972-931-7993


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