Basics of Future Studies for Companies  (Company Foresights)

1-Day Training Seminar with Roman A. Retzbach

16 October 2019  |  Stuttgart-Vaihingen |  9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


How can future trends be combined and embedded wisely in the digital transformation and virtual development process?

Trends like Digitalization, Disruptive Transformations, Design Thinking, Industry 4.0, Artificial Intelligence and Agile/Change Management set high demands - but to what extend are these necessary and feasible?

This 1-day training seminar with Roman A. Retzbach (CEO at Future.Intelligences) will take you on a journey and show opportunities of a future world. Different methods and instruments of scientific future research will be presented and benefits of future sciences outlined.

The seminar is exclusive for asc(s members. Limited number of participants on a first come first served basis.



Future studies and future research for virtual product development

  • Approaches
  • Methods and instruments
  • Theories
  • Models
  • Megatrends
  • Anticipation
  • Planning


Roman A. Retzbach

is Futurist Partner of Future.Intelligences. The international holding for advisory and researching future sciences with the Future.Consulting, Future.University and the Future.Institute is the world leader in futurology to futures studies.

As a future expert Roman Retzbach accompanied a group of companies in industrial, technological, financial and commercial sectors and organizations, showing how to prepare for the future, motivate employees for the future and generate new growth. As a globetrotter and researcher he discovers and experiences the world every day, passing on this future knowledge in his lectures very close to life. He takes his audience on a journey to the future and reports authentically and realistically about the possibilities of the “perfect” future world. A deeper insight into his future thinking is given by his numerous books and publications. Roman A. Retzbach coaches and manages you to become a future expert yourself and build a think tank in your company.



9:00 a.m.

Initial welcome and motivation
Dipl.-Ing. Alexander F. Walser  |  Automotive Simulation Center Stuttgart e.V. 

9:15 a.m.

Part 1
Roman A. Retzbach | Future Intelligences

  • Basics, clarification and understanding of modern future studies
  • Approaches, methods and instruments of scientific future research
  • Concepts, theories and models of analytic future research
  • Exercises and case examples for daily business

12:00 a.m.


1:00 p.m.

Part 2
Roman A. Retzbach | Future Intelligences

  • From mega trends to meta trends
  • Benefits from future trends and implementation in the organisation
  • Anticipation to technological future research
  • Planning and application of an in-house future research

5:00 p.m.



  • Decision Makers
  • Simulation Managers
  • R&D Engineers
  • Researchers

… with the focus on virtual product, virtual vehicle and business development.


This training seminar is exclusive for members of the asc(s. 


  • Unique training seminar in a small group focused on virtual product development.

  • Gain new impulses and techniques for your daily work to make the right decision and motivate your team.

  • Discuss future trends and new approaches for success.


€ 790.-  early bird rate

(€ 950.- from 16 September 2019)
Universities, public research institutes and start-ups receive a 40% discount on the registration fees.
All prices plus legal value added tax.

Participation is possible only for Members of asc(s 

Ticket includes:

  • seminar material
  • seminar certificate
  • catering




asc(s e.V.
Curiestraße 2
70563 Stuttgart
(S-Bahn Stop Österfeld)



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Ms. Julia Steeb

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