Free to attend: 2nd Advancing Humanity Symposium at Stanford University, March 23, 2013

Advancing Humanity Symposium by the Stanford Transhumanist AssociationFor those of you who are interested in transhumanism and are located near Stanford University, you may want to check out the upcoming second-annual Advancing Humanity Symposium. The event is hosted by the Stanford Transhumanist Association and is free and open to the public.

Nine speakers, divided into three panels, will each present a distinct perspective on how emerging technologies and disruptive innovation may shape the near future of humanity.

When: Saturday, March 23, 2013, 10:00am-5:00pm in PDT

Where: Cubberley Auditorium, 485 LASUEN MALL, Stanford, California 94305



Defining Human – 10AM

Neil Harbisson (Cyborg Foundation) “I Listen to Color”
Gregory Stock (Author of Redesigning Humans: Our Inevitable Genetic Future) “To Upgrade is Human”
Natasha Vita-More (Humanity+) “How to Build a Better Being”

Lunch Break – 12PM

Pioneering Ventures – 1PM

Stuart Armstrong (Oxford’s Future of Humanity Institute) “Space Exploration and Colonization”
Alex Lightman (Author of Brave New Unwired World) “Why Every Stanford Student Should be a Transhumanist”
Dickson Despommier (Columbia’s Environmental Health Sciences Department) “Vertical Farming and the Future of Urbanization”

Representing the Future – 3PM

Giuseppe Vatinno (Italian Parliament) “One Giant Leap for Transhumanist Politics”
Maria Konovalenko (Russian Longevity Party) “Catalyze or Die Trying”
Micah Daigle (Collective Agency) “Resilient Individuals and Syntropic Systems”

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