David L Wright (PhD)
David L WRIGHT: Founder-Curator. Wright was Associate Professor at Sapporo City University until April 2012 and prior to that was AssPro in the Faculty of Media Architecture at Future University Hakodate (FUN) from April 2004 – August 2010. Wright is a graduate from Queensland University of Technology’s Creative Industries Faculty in Brisbane, Australia. His academic expertise is in the emerging field of Futures Studies but with a strong background in the Creative Industries, Communication Studies and Complexity Thinking. He has worked in the media production industry since the 1990s and is a pioneering generator of innovative projects that combine the two key words – Futures & Storytelling/Media.
Robert A. Scott (f3 Partnerships & Relationships Director)
Islandologist and holistic thinker who sees islands as ‘harbingers of the future’. Manager of IslandTravelMarketing which fuses his three-decade experience of the travel trade with his post-graduate education in indicators of sustainable tourism at the University of Malta. Frequent attendee at the biannual World Island conferences with occasional presentations. Past roles range from market research and consulting to managing the United Nations (CPMD/DPI) pavilion at a world-scale exposition in Sapporo City, to designing and conducting tours worldwide. This latter saw Scott escort 109 tours to fragile eco-systems worldwide.