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Posted: July 16, 2007
Geoethical nanotechnology workshop to explore downloading human minds
(Nanowerk News) Terasem Movement, Inc. announced today its Third Annual Workshop on Geoethical Nanotechnology will be held Friday, July 20, 2007 to honor the 38th anniversary of the first human lunar landing. The Workshop will explore downloading minds into bio-nano bodies and similar technologies thought to be essential for interstellar colonization. Geoethical nanotechnology is atom-by-atom assembly techniques that are subject to a consensual review, approval and audit process.
The Workshop proceedings are open to the public via real-time video and conference call and will be subsequently archived online for free public access. The public is invited to watch, listen, and call a toll-free conference-call dial-in line from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. EDT. Callers from the continental US and Canada may dial 1-888-288-9321; other countries: (00+1) 1- 719-234-0201. The participant passcode number is: 942238
Each Workshop presentation is designed for a 15-20 minute delivery, followed by a 20 minute formal question and answer period, during which time questions from the worldwide audience will be invited. Presentations will also be available on the Workshop's website.
This year's non-affiliated speakers by order of presentation are: Professor of Cybernetics, Kevin Warwick, Ph.D., University of Reading, United Kingdom; Professor Carola Leuschner, Ph.D., Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University; Professor Dame Julia Polak of the Centre for Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine, Imperial College, United Kingdom; and Professor Challa S.S.R. Kumar, Center for Advanced Microstructures, Louisiana State University.
For additional information, please contact: Loraine Rhodes at 321-676- 3690, ext 100, or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please visit Terasem's website at: http://www.terasemcentral.org/.
About the Terasem Movement
The Terasem Movement, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit charity endowed for the purpose of educating the public on the practicality and necessity of greatly extending human life, consistent with diversity and unity, via geoethical nanotechnology and personal cyberconsciousness. The Terasem Movement accomplishes its objectives by convening publicly accessible symposia, publishing explanatory analyses, conducting demonstration projects, issuing grants and encouraging public belief in a positive, technologically- based future.