Transhumanist UK, a technoprogressive organisation committed to positive social change through technology, highlights and anticipates the H+ Summit which is taking place on 7th and 8th July 2020.
(Click the picture to view the video. Alternatively visit this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2aqm3DxQIs.)
Some details of the schedule and the talks may be subject to change. For the latest information about the H+ Summit and to register to attend, see this Eventbrite page.
The H+ Summit features 18 speakers and three panels. It addresses the following themes, anticipating a better world ahead:
- Beyond pandemic: a world free from the threat of infectious diseases
- Beyond mortality: a world that is, likewise, free from the threat of chronic diseases or other age-related disabilities
- Beyond scarcity: a world without destructive competition for resources
- Beyond cruelty: a world in which we are kinder and more compassionate to ourselves, to each other, and to the environment in which we live.
The times in the video are in UTC+0. Add one hour to find the time in BST. For example, the talk by Ben Goertzel will start at 6.15pm BST (UK time) on Tuesday 7th July.
The music in this video is "Thunderstorm" by Hanu Dixit from the YouTube library of royalty-free music.
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