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The Dislocated World

We live in a dislocated world, characterised by distrust, disconnection, disenfranchisement, disgust and disorder.

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We review this complex world of distrust, disconnection and disorder, and what it means for your brand, with a call to reject short-termism in order to survive and thrive.

Racial division, climate change, inequality and terrorism dominate the headlines. It is tempting to deal with each wave of disruption as it comes, but to successfully navigate the future we must look at the bigger picture. Our presentation on The Dislocated World will help you to reject short-termism and effect change that is informed by deep insights into the mindset of consumers who are navigating this shifting and uncertain terrain. 

Top: The Wish Machine by Autoban, Turkey Pavilion at the London Design Biennale 2016
Right: Emotional Supply Chains by Korakrit Arunanondchai, photo courtesy of the Zabludowicz Collection

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In this presentation we examine:

:Consumer Drivers

From Technological Discord to Rising Disenchantment and Discarded Futures, we analyse the cultural shifts driving change in the consumer landscape, to help your organisation adapt to the Anthropocene Age.

:Consumer Forces

People’s fear of losing their jobs to automation, disenchantment with an uncaring gig economy, their Media Fatigue, Control Anxiety and Post-materialism have huge implications for the businesses trying to reach them.


Viewing The Dislocated World as an opportunity to construct a positive future, our toolkit offers thought-starters designed to help you devise a strategy that will help you navigate the last few years of the Turbulent Teens.



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‘The Future Laboratory’s presentation did exactly what we wanted it to – offer a glimpse of even further ahead in a compelling and engaging way to prepare for what brands need next’

Maya Draisin, associate publisher and head of marketing, Wired

Are you looking for a quick and compelling way to share this information with your team? Or perhaps you have an event that requires a thought-leading and inspiring keynote?

We provide sharp 20-, 40- and 60-minute presentations, which are delivered by our expert researchers and analysts, and feature all of the key insights from the report, to connect business leaders with the latest trends, innovations and shifts in consumer behaviour in a live, interactive environment. 

For more information, or to book this presentation for your own business or event, please complete your details on the following 'Book Now' contact form.

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Chris Sanderson, Co-Founder, The Future Laboratory

Christopher Sanderson is co-founder of The Future Laboratory, where he is responsible for delivering the company’s extensive global roster of conferences, media events and LS:N Global Trend Briefings, which he co-presents with the team in London, New York, Sydney, Melbourne, Stockholm and Helsinki. Clients who have booked one of his inspirational keynotes include Gucci Group, the European Travel Commission, Retail Week, Selfridges, M&S, Chanel, Harrods, Aldo and H&M.

Tom Savigar, Senior Partner, The Future Laboratory

Tom has guided many of The Future Laboratory’s clients through some of the most challenging market shifts and global recessions of the past 10 years. With a much-expanded team, and offices in the US and Australia, he continues to do this, working with clients as diverse as Absolut, Cadillac, The Body Shop, Lamborghini, HSBC, Courvoisier, UBS, BMW, British Gas and Marks & Spencer.

Alekandra Szymanska, Art Director, The Future Laboratory

Aleksandra leads the creative team at the Future Laboratory, which translates insights into immersive experiences on and offline and brings to life speculative visions of the future. With a background in critical design, she is an expert in developing far future scenarios that consider long-term implications of today’s trends. Since joining The Future Laboratory in 2014, she has worked with brands including UBS, Diageo, Google, LVMH and Design Hotels.

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