Oct 29 2021

Leveraging Strategic Foresight for OSH

October 29, 2021

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Chicago, IL 60612

Strategic foresight is a practice rooted in futures studies that includes the development and analysis of plausible alternative futures as inputs to strategic plans and actions. This presentation will explore strategic foresight as a tool that can enhance our capacity to anticipate, and even shape, the future as it pertains to work in order to advance worker safety, health, and well-being.

***Registration is required.***

Registration link: https://cdc.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_ec9V-EwRQB6hc55WuHrPDA  

Registration can occur any time before 12pm ET on October 29th.


About the Presenter

Jessica MK Streit is Deputy Director of the Office of Research Integration in the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). In this role, she works closely with the NIOSH Associate Director for Research Integration to lead key efforts in the areas of strategic foresight, expanding research partnerships, and NORA intramural research. Dr. Streit has coauthored publications examining occupational safety and health risks and hazards—in particular, psychosocial risks and hazards—faced by workers today and in the future. Her educational background is an interdisciplinary mix of psychology, statistics, and health education. She also holds professional certificates in SAS Programming, community and public health, and strategic foresight. Recently, she served as lead author of the NIOSH foundational paper exploring the role of strategic foresight in OSH, which is available for download via open access at https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/18/16/8477. 


NIOSH Office of Research Integration

Date posted

Oct 18, 2021

Date updated

Oct 18, 2021