Advancing Humanity Symposium

Stanford, CA

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The Stanford Transhumanist Association is thrilled to host the second-annual Advancing Humanity Symposium. Nine 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 - 10:30AM

Neil Harbisson (Cyborg Foundation) "Life with Extra Senses"

Gregory Stock (Redesigning Humans: Our Inevitable Genetic Future) "To Upgrade is Human"

Natasha Vita-More (Humanity+) "Why Build a Better Body?"

Lunch Break - 12:15 PM

Pioneering Ventures - 1:45PM

Stuart Armstrong (Oxford’s Future of Humanity Institute) "Space Colonization Made Easy"

Alex Lightman (Brave New Unwired World) "Why Every Stanford Student Should be a Transhumanist"


Representing the Future - 3PM

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! Details subject to change.