Call for Speakers for Future-Proofing and Foresight

For the 4th edition in our 2021 Flagship series we focus on the ambitious themes of Future-Proofing and Foresight. Here's your chance to build your personal brand!
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Date 23 September 2021
Author Rhiannon Bryant

Key milestones:

  • Deadline for your submission - 18 October.

  • Future-Proofing and Foresight event - 15 December.


For the 4th edition in our 2021 Flagship series, the focus is on the ambitious themes of Future-Proofing and Foresight with a programme designed as three unique episodes broadcast at different times on 15 December.
Are you a game changer, thought leader, tech adopter and pioneer able to ignite our imaginations? Then this is a great opportunity for you to build your personal brand! Chosen speakers will speak during the Asia Pacific, Europe & North America or Latin America (Spanish) episodes.

Build your personal brand

If you wish to speak about the value of insights to predict and secure the future then these are some of the topic areas you can cover in your proposals due on 18 October.

Some of the topics that our members thought would be inspiring to discuss include:

  • Evidence that shows the power of research to project, predict, simulate and forecast

  • Trends and insights today that gives clues and direction about people tomorrow

  • Demonstrations of research that has been done by brands, advertisers, retailers, research buyers to secure their organisations’ future

  • Inspiration on what needs to happen to future proof the data, research & insight profession

  • Thought leadership on whether 2022 brings us closer to creating a sustainable, better world and what role will insight and technology play in achieving this

Please note that accepted authors will be required to submit their presentation and written paper by 29 November. 

Your organising committee:

  • Adrian Terron, Head, Customer Centricity TATA Group, India

  • Alberto Romo, Market & ROI Insights Leader, L'Oreal, Spain

  • Carole Ann Solidum-Sarthou, Managing Partner, COnsumer REpubliQ Inc. (formerly ConsumerScope), Philippines

  • Claudio Flores, Altazor Intelligence CEO & AMAI Past-President, Mexico

  • Emily Ozer, UX Researcher, Warby Parker, USA

  • Stephanie Pineda, Global Client Lead  -  Product and  Research Innovations, Kantar,  UK

Rhiannon Bryant
ESOMAR Staff, Head of Global Content & Events at ESOMAR