Launching the Future: Leveraging Strategic Foresight to Define “What’s Next”

Thursday, September 21, 2023
–Friday, September 22, 2023
*Requires Registration

Looking to hone your ability to look ahead and detect emerging change? Or are you interested in forecasting change consequences and devising effective responses to enable long-term survival and success for your business or organization? The Human Performance Accelerator Lab (HPALab) at Space Center Houston invites managers, directors, vice presidents and CEOs for a two-day program focusing on Strategic Foresight. Join NASA astronauts and space industry leaders on September 21-22 for a high-impact, applied learning-oriented and tools-based experience.

Here is just some of what participants will experience in this 2-day program:

  • Test your problem-solving skills during Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET)
  • Learn how to use NASA Futuring Techniques to see and shape the future of your organization
  • Attend exclusive tours of NASA Johnson Space Center
  • Leverage insights from NASA about hands-on experiences to take space exploration lessons learned to your organization
  • Create a roadmap for your organization’s way forward into the future
  • Engaging workshops with special speakers and more!


  • Day 1 | Thursday, September 21, 9 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Upgrade your experience: Add a curated dinner to your registration to network with program VIPs.
  • Day 2 | Friday, September 22, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

About HPALab

The Human Performance Accelerator Lab (HPALab) at Space Center Houston uses off-planet insights to amplify on-planet impact for humanity. Only Space Center Houston provides public access to NASA Johnson Space Center and these exclusive learning experiences rooted in NASA’s 60+ years of human performance research, training and development. HPALab has worked with Fortune 500 companies and executives from across the globe.


Registration is $949.95 per person. Space Center Houston members receive 10% off registration. This includes the workshop, the Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET), light breakfast and coffee service both days, lunch both days and a networking happy hour the first evening. Act fast—this event is capped at a limited number of participants.

Plan Your Visit


For questions regarding this event, please contact Ann Hernandez, Education Leadership Program Associate Director, at or +1 281 283 4748.

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