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Augmenting Humanity for the AI Era - THE NEW CONTEXT CONFERENCE 2017

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DG717 Coworking / Incubation Center

717 Market Street

Suite 100

San Francisco, CA 94103

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The New Context Conference returns to DG717 for another year of cutting edge insights on emerging technologies. This year we will explore human augmentation to match the potential impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI). We will offer a full day of speakers and panels, with lunch included.

This full day conference will discuss Augmenting Humanity for the AI Era. Our human physical potential could co-evolve with expanded computer intelligence. We could face opportunities or threats to alter our bodies to better align with a technology-optimized future. What kind of platform is the human body if computers wish to use us? On Friday, 3rd November at DG717 in San Francisco, we will empanel global experts to discuss:

  • Hardware Installation and Augmenting the Brain

  • How We Become Cyborgs

  • Athletic Enhancement

  • AI and the Ethics of Augmentation

Augmenting Humanity for the AI Era speakers include:

  • Oshiorenoya Agabi (Koniku Inc)

  • The Venerable Tenzin Priyadarshi (MIT Media Lab Ethics Initiative, The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values)

  • Lepht Anonym (genderless self-modifying H+, biohacker, humanist)

  • Cindy Hsin-Liu Kao (MIT)

  • Mournir Zok (Team USA)

  • Jun Rekimoto (Tokyo University)

  • Junichi Ushiba (Keio University)

  • Matt Angle (Paradromics)

  • Masahiko Inami (Tokyo University)

  • Ashley Shew (Virginia Tech)

  • John Havens (IEEE)

With additional speakers to follow.

Augmenting Humanity for the AI Era is the first day of the New Context Conference 2017. The second day will explore Food Tech for a Cleaner World.

As the program for the day evolves, we will post it first on our NCC SF 2017 web site.

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DG717 Coworking / Incubation Center

717 Market Street

Suite 100

San Francisco, CA 94103

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