GAUD Faculty to Speak at the Transhumanism Meets Design Conference
Tuesday, May 03, 2011 @ 1:54 pm
GAUD Faculty Mitchell Joachim and John Lobell will speak at the Transhumanism Meets Design Conference on May 14th and 15th at Parsons The New School for Design. Presented by Humanity+ and Parsons, this conference explores the role of design in transforming and moving beyond human potential. For further conference details, please see here. To register for the conference, please visit the conference EventBrite page.
Other speakers include Howard Bloom, author of Global Brain: The Evolution of Mass Mind from the Big Bang to the 21st Century; Vivian Rosenthal, cofounder of New York-based Tronic Studio; artificial intelligence researcher Ben Goertzel, chair of Humanity+; artist and theorist Natasha Vita-More, vice chair Humanity+; strategic philosopher Max More, CEO of Alcor Life Extension Foundation; and neuroscientist Anders Sandberg, a James Martin Research Fellow at the Future of Humanity Institute, Oxford University.