Professor - Bar-Ilan University
Prof. David Passig is a futurist, lecturer, consultant and best-selling author who specializes in technological, social and educational futures. Prof. Passig is Associate Professor at Bar-Ilan University (BIU), Ramat-Gan, Israel, where he teaches at the Graduate School of Education. His courses include: Systems Theories, Future Methodologies, and Technological, Social and Educational Futures. He heads BIU’s Graduate Program in Communication Technologies as well as BIU’s Virtual Reality Laboratory. Prof. Passig has consulted for many corporations as well as public and private sector institutes. He is the chair in one of his own FutureCode Ltd., which develops and employs tool kits of computerized Futures methods in decision making processes. He has consulted in Israel, Asia, Europe and North America. He has served as the chief advisor to the Commissioner for Future Generations in the Israeli Knesset. Among his many activities, he is a member of the Israeli National Council for R&D. Prof. Passig’s bestseller books are The Future Code and 2048. Each has received Israel’s coveted Gold Book Award. His most recent book, Forcognito – The Future Mind, was published in Jan. 2013 and was at the top of the Israeli best seller list. www.thefuturecode.com. Prof. Passig holds a Ph.D. degree in Future Studies from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.