Professor - Bar-Ilan University, Israel

Prof. David Passig is a futurist, lecturer, consultant and best-selling author who specializes in technological, social and educational futures. Prof. Passig is an Associate Professor at Bar-Ilan University (BIU), Ramat-Gan. He heads the BIU’s Graduate Program in Communication Technologies as well as the BIU’s Virtual Reality Laboratory.

Prof. Passig has consulted for many corporations as well as public and private sector institutes. He is the chair in one of his own FutureCode Ltd., which develops and employs tool kits of computerized Futures methods in decision making processes. He has consulted in Israel, Asia, Europe and North America. He has served as the chief advisor to the Commissioner for Future Generations in the Israeli Knesset. Among his many activities, he is a member of the Israeli National Council for R&D.

Prof. Passig’s bestseller books are « The Future Code » and « 2048« . Each has received Israel’s coveted Gold Book Award. His most recent book, Forcognito – The Future Mind, was at the top of the Israeli best-seller List.

Prof. Passig holds a Ph.D. degree in Future Studies from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, USA.




Passig, D. & Gerstenhaber, M. (2014). A possible pension-savings paradigm for a sustainable future: A developed country case study (UK). Journal of Organisational Transformation & Social Change, 11(3), 207-229.

Passig, D. (2014). The future of nationhood in Israel. In Fania Oz-Salzberger and Yedidia Stern (Eds.). The Israeli Nation State: Political, Constitutional and Cultural Challenges.Boston: Academic Studies Press. 342-366.

Passig, D. & Cohen, L. (2014). Measuring the style of innovative thinking amongst engineering students. Research in Science & Technological Education. Accepted December 2103. Online first February, 2014:

Passig, D., Cohen, N., Bareket, L. & Morgenstern, O. (2014). Crowd deliberations as an organizational tool for ideation and problem solving in manufacturing and development. International Journal of Manpower. Accepted December 2104.

Passig, D. (2007). Melioration as a higher thinking skill to enhance intelligence. Teachers College Record, 109(1), 24–50.




David Passig – A possible pension-savings paradigm for a sustainable future of employees in the 21st century

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