Rudy van Belkom (MA) is a researcher, innovator, speaker and author in the field of Technology & Transition. He is currently conducting research on behalf of The Netherlands Study Centre for Technology Trends (STT) on the impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on decision making in the future. Based on his social involvement, he started an initiative for the exploration of a new political electoral system; The New Vote. Check out a selection of his achievements and media appearances below:
List of achievements
Date + Location
The impact of technology on the future of education.
Jaarbeurs - Utrecht
European Institute for Brand Management
How do you make your brand future proof?
EURIB - Rotterdam
Technology & Innovation meeting
The art of futures research.
Evides - Rotterdam
Can designers influence politics at a time of rising populism and global challenges such as population movements and climate change?
Dutch Design Week - Eindhoven
What is the role of design in democratic innovation?
Pakhuis de Zwijger - Amsterdam
The future of elections.
Theater aan het Vrijthof - Maastricht
In the media
This article focuses on the impact of AI on the activities of a futurist.
World Futures Review
It seems that our common sense has also been infected by the corona virus. But instead of seeing good behavior as a moral imperative, we need to facilitate it.
Can AI approach or even transcend human intelligence?
Young Dutch changemakers are working on sollutions for the polarised political climate.
Dutch transition designer Rudy van Belkom and Irish digital design agency FrontEnd are leading the charge to combat democratic dissatisfaction.
Dutch designer Rudy van Belkom has envisioned a radical new electoral system that would allow voters to pick and choose policies from different political parties.