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The Second Bounce of the Ball

Futures Thinking Aotearoa
(NZ Futures Trust)
October Forum and AGM

Wednesday, 29th October from 5.15pm
Reception/ante, Turnbull House, Bowen St, Wellington

Forum
At 5.15pm

The Second Bounce of the Ball
Reflections from the 2008
World Futures Society Conference in Washington DC


Led by Wendy McGuinness

Wendy McGuinness attended the World Futures Society Conference in Washington, DC in July, She is the chief executive of Sustainable Future, see www.sustainablefuture.info, an organisation whose key project is currently Project 2058, which involves exploring and developing a strategy for New Zealand's long-term future. Wendy is a Chartered Accountant who has worked in both the public and private sectors. More recently, she has moved from risk management into futures and will be joining the NZ Futures Trust Board for the next two years.

Cost: New Zealand Futures Trust members: $5
Non-NZFT members: $15

This will be followed by light refreshments and the

NZ Futures Trust AGM
at 7 pm

Cost: Free
Please register by Friday 24 October- Registration form below

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A New Zealander at the 2008 World Futures Society Conference in Washington DC
Wednesday, 29 October 2008
at 5.15pm
New Zealand Futures Trust AGM
at 7pm
Reception/ante, Turnbull House, Bowen St, Wellington NZ

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