Future Stem Cell Research: New Tissues, Organs

Biotechnology, Genetics, Gene Therapy, Stem Cells

Bone marrow and other tissues could repair your brain, spinal cord and heart and cure diabetes or old-age blindness.

Clinical trials of many kinds are continuing, after a range of successful studies of stem cell use in animals.

Adult stem cells promise astonishing medical advances and investor returns while embryonic stem cells and therapeutic cloning raise major ethical, legal, and image problems.

Many ethical questions remain about use of stem cells from aborted foetuses, but reseachers are discovering the huge potential of stem cells from a patient's own body.

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Global Warming Videos - What you can do - keynote speaker

Future of Sustainability / Environment Keynotes

Global Warming Videos by Dr Patrick Dixon - truth about carbon trading, offsets, what companies and consumers will do. Carbon neutral lifestyles. Recorded 2007. The evidence for human-linked global warming is overwhelming. We now have convincing scientific data for the last million years showing how carbon dioxide levels and temperature have changed together. This a video that was recorded on this site about the global warming threat around 10 years ago. There is NOTHING new about global warming as an issue, although the scientific data is stronger now than before.

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Future of Oil and Energy Industry

Future Energy - and Oil Industry Trends - Keynotes

Future of Oil and Energy Industry - articles, videos, keynote conference presentations. Clients include BP, ExxonMobil, General Electric, BASF, Copesul (Brazil), European Petrochemical Association (EPCA), Hindalco, Houston Energy Forum, Royal Dutch Chemical Association, SHV Gas, Sulzer, Vattenfall, Veitch - plus other multinationals on issues related to energy saving and sustainability. Dixon has given keynotes on a wide range of oil and energy related trends to audiences in North America, Central America, Latin America, Western Europe, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Baltic States, Scandinavia, Africa, Central Asia, South East Asia and Asia Pacific. Note related resources in Environment and Sustainability part of this website.

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Future of Construction and Real Estate

Future of Real Estate, Construction, Development

Articles, videos and conference keynote presentations on real estate trends, construction industry, facilities management and related issues, by Patrick Dixon, author of 16 books and Chairman of Global Change Ltd.  Clients include Balfour Beatty, Corenet Global, Johnson Controls, Knight Frank, Siemens Group, Urban Land Institute (ULI), Anglian Circle Housing Association, ISS, European Facilities Management Association and many of the world's largest multinationals. Dixon has given keynotes on a wide range of trends which impact real estate at events in North America, Central America, Latin America, Western Europe, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Baltic States, Scandinavia, Africa, Central Asia, South East Asia and Asia Pacific.

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Future of Fast Moving Consumer Goods

Future of Retail, Food, Drink, Beverages: Keynote

Household goods, food and drink trends - for The Leading Edge Strategy Group client event in London.  Impact of recession  on household demand, wholesale, manufacturing and retail.  Managing risk  and seizing opportunity in fast moving consumer good sector (FMCG).  Changes in consumer behavior and mood.  Impact of global warming and climate change concerns.

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Bottom of the Pyramid - Mobile Phone Sales in Emerging Economies

Future Emerging Markets, BRICS, Strategy Keynotes

Bottom of pyramid and how most mobile phone sales in future will be to people on low incomes.

Consumer choices, behavior, customer insight, emerging middle class in nations like India, China, Indonesia, South Africa, Nigeria, Phillipines, China, Malaysia, Russia, BRICS nations, Brazil, Latin America and Asia. Impact of SMS on personal and business life.

Social impact of smartphones and mobile commerce, mobile payment systems - banks and banking. Changes in consumer behaviour. Lecture for Dimension Data.

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Innovation - How to grow your business

Innovation - How to grow your business - keynotes

Future of Innovation - hundreds of articles / videos and keynote conference presentations on related issues. Clients include Google, Microsoft, Toshiba, HP, IBM, Phillips, SAP, Siemens, Symantec, Infosys, Ricoh, Nokia, AT&T, Vodafone, O2, STC, Belgacom, BT, BBC, Comverse, European Internet Foundation, Fujitsu Siemens, AIC Carriers World, Mobilcom, MTN, NCR, Toshiba, Unisys, AIC Carriers World, Mobilcom, MTN, Amdocs, Carlton TV, Etisalat Telecom (UAE), Idea Cellular, Loral (satellites), Telenor, Times of India, Qualcomm, SABC (S Africa), TDC. Patrick Dixon is Chairman of Global Change Ltd and co-founder of Global Innovators Ltd, and has given keynotes on innovation and related issues to audiences in North America, Central America, Latin America, Western Europe, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Baltic States, Scandinavia, Africa, Central Asia, South East Asia and Asia Pacific.

   

Future of Malaysia - Economic Growth from Small Business

Future Emerging Markets, BRICS, Strategy Keynotes

Video made in 2007. Expect rapid economic growth in Malaysia with growing population and pro-business government, plus a well educated and energetic workforce.

As in most nations, economic growth will depend on the success of tens of thousands of small, family owned businesses, rather than on job creation by large multinationals.

Comment following recent visit.

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Future of Panama - Economic Growth and Outlook

Future Emerging Markets, BRICS, Strategy Keynotes

Future of Panama economy and regional role in Latin America / North America, Panama canal, Colon free zone, banking, service industries, travel, tourism and retirement homes. Panama is rapidly growing and has a significant role to play in the regional economy as a hub for trade and financial services. Potential to become a " Dubai " with growth driven by huge container port, enormous free zone (90% of exports), tourism and retired people buying first or second homes. Comment by Dr Patrick Dixon, speaker at HSBC VIP lunch time conference event.

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