Prof. David Passig is a futurist, lecturer and consultant who specialize in technological, social
and educational futures. He holds a PhD degree in Future Studies from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA.
He is a faculty member at Bar-Ilan University, Israel, where he teaches Systems Theories, Future Methodologies, Technological, Social and Educational Future at the Graduate School of Education. He heads the Graduate Program in Information & Communication Technologies as well as the Virtual Reality Lab.
Prof. Passig has published a book about the future of Israel: The Future Code - Israel's future-test. The book was on the best seller list in Israel. The book has 5 parts: An introduction to the field of Futures Thinking and four parts consisting of 16 predictions regarding the future of Israel. These are divided into four categories: economic trends, social trends, national security trends and national Identity trends.
Prof. Passig consults for many institutes and companies. He has consulted with industrial, financial, defense and high-tech entities in Israel, Western Europe and North America. He lectures in colleges, universities, professional associations, government and financial bodies.
The Future of Israel & World Jewry - 2050 - For a century most scholars have failed miserably to predict the future of Israel. This lecture explains why and suggests a valid methodology by which one can predict economic and identity trends in the Israeli society with greater reliability.
Future Economy & Social Israeli Trends - 2025 - How will Israel fare economically and socially in 2020? It appears that the most important decade of the Israeli miracle is still to come.
Singularity - The accelerating pace of change - The pace of technological and scientific change is itself a mystery with some far reaching effects on industries, services and products. This lecture will discuss a new paradigm of measuring the accelerating change itself and will elaborate on the unique impact of this on sciences and technologies of the future.
Technologies of the 4th Dimension - What will the technologies of the next 20-30 years be like ? This lecture will provide you with insight on human thoughts that lead to scientific breakthrough. Also discussed are far reaching scientific discoveries that will shake the fundamentals of our technologies today.