Glimpses of What's Ahead
by Futurist MCKINLEY CONWAY, mac.conway firstname.lastname@example.org
In his long career, McKinley Conway has produced breakthrough studies of airport cities, jet thrust-control, ocean energy, wind farms, a global highway, solar arrays, desalting plants, sports venues, habitat restoration, space hotels, eye cameras, aqua cities, man-powered flight, domed arctic subdivisions, decoplex waste use, and many other innovative ideas. Here are some of his more recent contributions.
McKinley Conway is one of the most prolific researchers and writers of this era. He has authored more than 40 books and more than 500 research reports, magazine features, monographs and speech presentations. A former state senator he is a member of the Georgia Tech Engineers Hall of Fame. For more bio data, click on McKinley Conway career highlights.
1. Recent Conway futures studies available online here
In the great economic development competition that now involves nations, states, and cities, those who generate the most ideas today may be the winners tomorrow. Creativity and innovation are huge factors in success. June 2006.
Habitat restorationSensitive site repair services. Here's an overview of what is emerging as a growth industry consultants, contractors and suppliers who offer professional help in the restoration of damaged habitats and ecosystems such as wetlands, deserts, grasslands, forests, estuaries and other special areas. Jan. 2008.
Ocean energyOcean energy surges forward as exciting source of alternate power. New technology promises to utilize a resource that is plentiful, cheap, and renewable with no emissions. In systems that show promise, electric generators are being driven by tidal action, wave motion, stream currents and/or heat transfer. October 2007.
Sports Venues and Site SelectionSpectator sports are a growing multi-billion dollar business in many areas around the world. Facilities are becoming more and more elaborate. Dome-covered "sport cities" may be key activity centers of the future. What does this have to do with corporate facility planning? Perhaps it's time to take a look. January 2008.
New Opportunities for ManufacturersThere's a revolution underway in capturing energy from the ocean, the winds and the sun. Huge new projects that require a lot of hardware are being planned and built. The market for photovoltaic cells is growing fast. There's a new worldwide competition in making wind turbines. The next big marketing breakthrough will be in undersea turbines. Then there will be an explosive expansion of manufacturing of ocean wave converters. April 2008.
2. Conway books dealing with the future available from Amazon.com
Conway, McKinley. Forecasting for Fame, Fortune, and Frustration. ISBN 0-910436-66-5. Norcross, Ga. Conway Data, Inc., 2008. 184 pages.81/2x11. Conway, McKinley. Where The Action Is -Development Centers Today and Tomorrow.ISBN#.0910436657. Norcross, Ga. Conway Data, Inc.,2007. 335 pages. 81/2 x11. Conway, McKinley. The Great Global Idea Race. ISBN# 0-910436-64-9. Norcross, Ga.: Conway Data, Inc., 2007. 349 pages. 81/2 x11. Conway, McKinley and Lyne, Laura. Global Super Projects: Mega Ventures Shaping our Future. ISBN# 0910436630. Norcross, Georgia: Conway Data, Inc., 2006. 247 pages, 8 1/2 x 11. Conway, McKinley. Three Tomorrows. ISBN# 0910436592. Norcross, Georgia: Conway Data, Inc., 2004. 540 pages, 6x9. A trilogy that includes three books: Miracles of Megamind, A glimpse of the future in the year 2000. Rivers of Hope A glimpse of the future in the year 2025. Galaxies of the Mind A glimpse of the future in the year 2050. Conway, McKinley. Development Highlights of the Twentieth Century With Lessons for Century 21. ISBN# 0910436355. Norcross, Georgia: Conway Data, Inc., 1997. 132 pages, 6" x 9". Conway, McKinley. Airport Cities 21: The New Global Transport Centers of the 21st Century. ISBN# 0910436320. Norcross, Georgia: Conway Data, Inc., 1993. 124 pages, 81/2 x11". Conway, McKinley. Glimpse of the Future. ISBN# 0910436312. Norcross, Georgia: Conway Data, Inc., 1992. 120 pages, 81/2 x11.
3. Conway reports published by World Future Society, Washington
"The World's Top Super Projects, McKinley Conway and Laura Lyne. The Futurist, World Future Society. May-June 2006. pp. 32-39. "The Great Cities of the Future," McKinley Conway. The Futurist, June-July 1999. "The Super Century Arrives." McKinley Conway. The Futurist, March-April 1998. "Super Projects Rebuilding and Improving Our Planet." McKinley Conway, The Futurist, March-April 1996. "Super Projects: New Wonders of the World." Bridges, tunnels, airports, high-speed rail systems, and telecommunications networks are among global super projects creating new links among the world's peoples. McKinley Conway, The Futurist, World Future Society, Washington. March-April 1993. pp. 25-28. "Tomorrow's Supercities." In the next century we could be working in 500-story office buildings, living in cities afloat on the ocean, or going to domed enclosures to ski during summer months. McKinley Conway. The Futurist, May-June 1993, pp. 27-33. Cover story with illus. "Urban Growth Patterns." World Future Guide. McKinley Conway, World Future Society. Online 2003.
4. For Conway works on other topics click on McKinley Conway published works
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