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Hi Allenna.

Understood.

Perhaps my post was unclear - I was not suggesting a presentation per se
but rather more informal discussions with anyone on the sidelines “later in
the bar” style to test my ideas and thinking before I enter the formal ring
and lions show proper etc.

Best regards
Russell

On Sat, 15 Sep 2018 at 1:59 am, allenna leonard <
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> Hi Russell,
>
> Glad you will be able to come to Metaphorum but the agenda this time isn't
> presentations but conversations - see the website.  That said, I am sure
> that you will be able to share what you are doing with people there.
>
> All the best,
> Allenna
>
> On Friday, September 14, 2018, 10:54:40 AM GMT-4, Russell Clemens <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>
> For anyone interested in progress 'down under'.
>
> After attending a recent foresight conference and following 3-day workshop
> in Bangkok with a certain professor of foresight and futures research I
> have been given the 'tick' in the box to formally submit my 1-page
> candidacy for enrollment in a PhD programme through the University of the
> Sunshine Coast (Queensland) (USC) commencing in January 2019 intake.
>
> Current tasks largely involve the Herculean task of cleaning out my own
> 'stables' etc in preparation for an interesting journey and adventure
> around the Indian Ocean Rim -- aka Perth to Capetown via (at least) Sri
> Lanka.
>
> For reasons of engaging in local social-cultural-economic sustainability
> issues related to the viability of my post-retirement 'serviced apartments'
> model (e.g. AirBnb) I have placed the current draft pre-enrollment 'one
> pager' on a private blog as a local holder and convenient method to share
> with others local (political representatives) and remote (such as this
> List) who may be interested in reviewing a planned futures research project
> framed at Kardashev scales.(1) Comments and feedback most welcome.
>
> Secondly, I now intend to attend the next Metaphorum meeting on 2nd - 4th
> November 2018 in Düsseldorf, Germany.
> Here it may be possible for me to present some of the these ideas and
> 'defend' the approach I have chosen to frame my research before the formal
> academic journey starts in Jan 2019.
>
> The holding blog link can be located at:
> www.boundaryroadresearch.wordpross.com
>
> For anyone interested in my initial pre-research draft travelogue '0.1' of
> Chapter 1 (2) stemming from my March 2018 visit to Sri Lanka to witness a
> small syntegration demonstration I am happy to supply copies on a 1:1 basis
> via email/PDF etc.
>
> Best regards
> Russell
>
> (1)  https://futurism.com/the-kardashev-scale-type-i-ii-iii-iv-v-civilization/
>
>
> (2) "Elephants in Chains – Systemic analysis of Sri Lanka’s elephant
> management challenges 2035."
>
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