Advancing Humanity Symposium

The Stanford Transhumanist Association is thrilled to host the second-annual Advancing Humanity Symposium. Seven speakers, divided into three panels, will each present a distinct perspective on how emerging technologies and disruptive innovation may sculpt the near future of humanity.

Defining Human - 1030

Neil Harbisson (Cyborg Foundation) "Life with Extra Senses"
www.goo.gl/NWVT8
Gregory Stock (Author of Redesigning Humans: Our Inevitable Genetic Future) "To Upgrade is Human"
www.goo.gl/kYLNU
Natasha Vita-More (Humanity+) "Why Build a Better Body?"
www.goo.gl/Yh8Q1

Lunch Break - 1215

Pioneering Ventures - 1345

Stuart Armstrong (Oxford’s Future of Humanity Institute) "Space Colonization Made Easy"
www.goo.gl/Ibxa9
Alex Lightman (Author of Brave New Unwired World) "Why Every Stanford Student Should be a Transhumanist"
www.goo.gl/DwtDB

Representing the Future - 1500

Maria Konovalenko (Russian Longevity Party) "Catalyze or Die Trying"
http://goo.gl/xi89d
Micah Daigle (Collective Agency) "Resilient Individuals and Syntropic Systems"
www.goo.gl/flxYE

When:
Saturday, March 23, 2013. 10:30 AM.
Approximate duration of 5.75 hour(s).
Where:
Cubberley Auditorium, 485 Lasuen Mall, Stanford, California 94305 (Map)
Sponsor:
Stanford Transhumanist Association
Contact:
bwhale@stanford.edu
Admission:

This event is free and open to the public -- invite your friends!

Audience:
General Public, Faculty/Staff, Students, Alumni/Friends, Members
Tags:
conference, arts, visual-arts, literary, public-service, international, environment, engineering, humanities, health
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