input was really invigorating; a leader born for turbulent times, perhaps?"
talk was really provocative and nearly tore people out of their chairs.
I hope it set people thinking in new directions."
reaction from the group has been tremendous. I've received nothing but
compliments on the session. You helped to make our meeting very successful."
humor and insights were a great asset in keeping the audience's attention."
presentations were exactly what the doctor ordered. Interesting. Challenging.
insights... you made us think about the changes we face in coming decade."
presentation material was interesting and provocative... your unique
presentation style made the talk very entertaining... (it) was consistently
noted as a highlight of the conference..."
remarks generated a lot of discussion and helped focus several concerns
we have been wrestling with."
very impressive, knowledgeable, resourceful and stimulating speaker.
I was especially pleased with his ability to add meaning to observed
talk was was consistently rated as a highlight of the conference."
Coates is a world-renowned thinker, writer, and speaker on the future
After leading Coates & Jarratt, Inc. through more than two decades of designing and delivering studies on the future of technology, business and government, Joe retired from the company he founded to become a consulting futurist.
the course of his pioneering future studies, Joe has consulted with
45 of the Fortune 500 companies and numerous smaller firms,
scores of professional,trade and public interest groups, and with
all levels of government.
Honorary Doctorate (1985), Claremont Graduate School
Named a fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science
Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Center for Impact Assessment Studies and Forecasting (CIASF) in Warsaw, Poland
President of the Kanawha Institute for the Study of the Future
President of the International Association for Impact Assessment, (1982-83)
President of the Association for Science, Technology and Innovation, (1982-83)
Member of the Board of Directors of the Issues Management Association
Member of the Advisory Board, Franklin Institute's Future Center
Member of the Washington Academy of Sciences
Member of the New York Academy of Sciences
Member of Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society
Cited in Who's Who in America
Member of the Human Resources Planning Society
Member of the Planning Forum
Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
Member of the United Nations Environmental Program's Advisory Group on Technology Assessment
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