A Reflection on World Futures Day 2024: NIOSH Efforts to Help Build a Better Tomorrow

  Future Day was first celebrated worldwide on March 1, 2012 as a forward-looking reflection on all the possibilities the future holds for humanity.1 Just two years later, the global think tank Millennium Project helped expand the unofficial holiday into what is now recognized as World Futures Day.2 World Futures Day is structured as an open, free-of-charge, all-day event where internationally-recognized futurists, foresight leaders, and members of the public voluntarily come together from across the world to talk about the challenges, opportunities, and responsibilities the future holds for its global citizens.,3 The 11th annual World Futures Day kicked off March