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The Future.
You have to see it to believe it.

On this page you will find recent videos of Glen speaking and being interviewed, videos that we produce, and other interesting videos about the future that I think are timely or worth highlighting in some way.


In this short film Glen Hiemstra, Founder of Futurist.com and of DoTheFuture.com, explores what it means to be a futurist and what drives his work. The film was produced by Graymatter Productions, Seattle, Washington. For more information contact info@futurist.com.

Beyond 2020: The Shape of Things at Seattle Interactive Conference 2013

Glen Hiemstra, Founder and CEO of Futurist.com, takes us over the horizon into the world of the future. Are we ready to build a preferred future? Let’s imagine that the issues of transparency, privacy, data security, openness and information ownership have been solved more or less satisfactorily by 2020.

Future of Transportation: Glen Hiemstra at Texas Transportation Forum 2013

Glen presents the future of transportation at the 8th Annual Texas Transportation Forum in Austin, TX. The panel discussion includes Co-Moderator Congressman Michael C. Burgess, and Michael E. Cline, Ph.D. from Rice University. More about the event can be found here: txdot.gov/ttf/.

Glen Hiemstra’s New Keynote Sample Video

In November 2011, Glen worked with Seattle photographer David Ryder to produce a new Keynote Sample Video with updated highlights and new commentary.

Why Explore the Future

Buhler, Inc. in 2010

This is an excerpt from the Keynote speech Glen gave at Buhler’s 150th anniversary celebration.

Kids View the Future

Children write postcards to the future – the 50 year future – in this charming video from ARC, used by permission.

Solar Roads and Future Solar Energy

We know that enough sunlight hits the earth every hour to power the world’s energy needs for a year. Someday, sooner than many think, earth civilization will be converting to solar energy. One of the most clever ideas for doing so is the solar road.

Future Talks with Glen Hiemstra and Gerd Leonhard

This podcast series includes insight from leading futurists Glen Hiemstra and Gerd Leonhard, who are interviewed by Mobile Entertainment Forum Chairman Emeritus and renowned music industry figure Ralph Simon. Produced by Doug Kaye (founder of the Conversations Network), the video series offers 11 podcasts covering a wide range of topics, including the future of communications, the future of entertainment, and Commercial versus Shared Culture.

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