ABOUT THE APF
The Association of Professional Futurists is a global community of futurists, dedicated to promoting professional excellence and demonstrating the value of strategic foresight and Futures Studies for their clients and/ or employers. Futurists work in global corporations, small businesses, consultancies, education, non-profits, and government. Founded in 2002, the APF now includes more than 400 members from 40 countries.
APF sets the standard of excellence for foresight professionals. Members include futurists from businesses, governments, non-profits, consulting futurists, educators, and students in future studies.
Our members meet regularly and host active online discussions as practitioners. We also provide professional development programs and recognition for excellence in futures works. And we offer to both our members and the public our rich body of ideas and information about the future. Please see our Blog, by our members and emerging fellows.
We invite you to browse the site and engage our community. Here you will discover more about what we do and the members we represent. If you are interested in joining, please visit JOIN US where you can apply online. If you have questions please CONTACT US.
BETTER FORESIGHT FOR BETTER FUTURES!
To advance the practice of professional foresight by fostering a dynamic, global, diverse, and collaborative community of professional futurists and those committed to futures thinking who expand the understanding, use, and impact of foresight in service to their stakeholders and the world.
A world where professional foresight guides decisions positively affecting the future.
The following principles will guide the behaviors of APF’s Board, partners, and members
View our strategic plan for 2022/2023