On December 1st – December 3rd 2015, the main scientific body of the United States, that is, the National Academies, held the first international summit on gene editing.
A major component of the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Medicine’s Human Gene-Editing Initiative is an international summit to take place December 1-3 in Washington, D.C. Co-hosted with the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the U.K.’s Royal Society,...
I have just returned from the first Monod Conference on the Comparative Biology of Aging.
We are glad to announce that on the occasion of Future Day, India Future Society conducted an Online Future Day Conference 2015, India on 1st March, 2015 from 4:00 PM to 8:30 PM. (GMT + 5:30). The conference featured many...
Transhumanism should not alienate the public, but “transhumanism” does exactly that. Aubrey de Grey at the recent Transvision 2014 conference.
I recently attended a fun and innovative event, the MecklerMedia Inside 3D Printing Conference and Expo.
The EPHES (Engineering Philosophy & Ethics in Society) series of international interdisciplinary conferences intend to be places to debate and share common concerns of researchers from different “hard” and social sciences, engineering, philosophy and other humanities, when trying to capture the high sense for the Human Being in the Age of Surprise / Digital Era / Emergent Technologies Era / Knowledge Society.
Transhuman Visions #5: Global Existential Risks & Radical Futures (June 14 Piedmont, SF Bay Area, California)
Apocalypse? or Transcendence? Utopia? or Dystopia? Is Human Destiny an Immortal Paradise? or Miserable Extinction via a Bang, or a Whimper?
The Norbert Wiener conference is coming up in Boston late June 24-26. Norbert Wiener was the father of cybernetics, and this event should be very relevant to transhumanists.