Future Day Special: Transhumanism & Emerging Technologies Update
21st March 2019
Pizza, beer and wine will be provided.
* Peter Xing - The Platform Wars: How competing software, hardware and political ideology could accelerate existing divisions in humanity into the future https://medium.com/datadriveninvestor/the-platform-wars-67a84b012480
Peter is a senior technology and innovation manager with one of the world’s largest consulting firms, helping organisations and individuals navigate through unchartered times of accelerating change and disruption. He works on the strategy, design and delivery of data analytics, machine learning and automation projects to high growth and large multinational organisations.
He is also the co-founder of Transhumanism Australia, a community of technologists dedicated to transcending the limitations of our human biology using science and technology, and an executive member of Science Party Australia, a political party dedicated to upholding the scientific method in policymaking.
Peter is a keynote speaker and writer on transhumanism and emerging technologies. He covers transhumanism, artificial intelligence, blockchain, IoT, biotech, nanotech, and other emerging technologies.
* Michael Dello-lacovo - Cellular Agriculture
Michael is a PhD candidate at the University of New South Wales in Geophysics and off-Earth mining. He works as a freelance consultant in resources and energy geophysics with extensive experience in office, lab and field based geoscience roles for geophysical companies and in academic research.
Michael has a passion for science and ethics communication. He hosts a podcast, has given public lectures, and appeared on TV, radio and online news outlets to discuss topics of public interest including asteroid impact risk, solar thermal energy, effective charitable programs and interventions, public health, climate change and ethics. Full lists of media appearances can be found here (http://bit.ly/2o1KQKC).