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"
Gregory Stock (Author of Redesigning Humans: Our Inevitable Genetic Future) "To Upgrade is Human"
Natasha Vita-More (Humanity+) "Why Build a Better Body?"
Lunch Break - 1215
Pioneering Ventures - 1345
Stuart Armstrong (Oxford’s Future of Humanity Institute) "Space Colonization Made Easy"
Alex Lightman (Author of Brave New Unwired World) "Why Every Stanford Student Should be a Transhumanist"
Representing the Future - 1500
Maria Konovalenko (Russian Longevity Party) "Catalyze or Die Trying"
Micah Daigle (Collective Agency) "Resilient Individuals and Syntropic Systems"
This event is free and open to the public -- invite your friends!