Transhumanist Conferences in Israel – Program

Dear friends,

I am delighted to invite you to a series of transhumanist conferences organized by IconTLV – Israel's International Science Fiction Festival, on October 16-27, 2011. These will include broad public sessions on Transhumanism, the academic conference on Transhumanism and Posthumanism, and the Unconference on Singularity.

The General IconTLV – Israel's International Science Fiction Festival website,

Including all the details on registration, venues, etc:

http://www.icon.org.il/2011/ShanaTova2011

 

The main events

The main events will take place on October 16-18 (Sunday through Tuesday) at the Tel-Aviv Cinematheque,2 Sprinzak St., Tel Aviv

Please notice the panels on October 16 – “Bionic Man” (17.00), “Social justice in the future” (18.30), and “Life extension” (20.30), and on October 17 – “Future of Computing” (17.00), “Robotics” (19.00), and “Technological Singularity” (21.00)  – all at Cinematheque 2.

Here is the General Festival Program

http://www.icon.org.il/2011/schedule

 

Israel’s Singularity Unconference

On Monday, October 17 · 9:30am – 5:00pm, at the HEMDA Center for Science Education, HaPardes St. 7, Tel-Aviv, in collaboration with The Interdisciplinary Center for Technology Analysis & Forecasting at the Tel-Aviv University and the IconTLV Festival

Details and registration:

http://www.icon.org.il/2011/en/singularityuncon1

Facebook page:

http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=123049974458811

A list of lectures proposed for the un-conference so far

https://www.facebook.com/topic.php?topic=266&uid=289626754381820

 The academic conference on Transhumanism and Posthumanism – “The Future of Humanity – Now”

 On Monday, October 24th, 2011, 9.30-20.00, at the Van Leer Institute in Jerusalem,

43 Jabotinsky Street,Jerusalem.

Program details for the academic conference will be added soon

Here is some general information

http://www.icon.org.il/2011/CFPposthumanismcon2011

http://www.icon.org.il/2011/en/CFPposthumanismcon2011

 

 These will be the very first broad public and academic events dedicated to Transhumanism and Singularity in Israel. Very much hoping to see you there!

Ilia

Humanity +Israel

http://www.singulariut.com/

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