• Future Day

    Future Day in Hong Kong will be put together by Ben Goertzel. An informal gathering of futurists for discussion of Singularity, AGI and life extension over Chinese food, in the Kowloon Tong area. Please email Ben Goertzel (ben@goertzel.org) if you would like to participate!

    Future Day is a way of focusing and celebrating the energy that more and more people around the world are directing toward creating a radically better future.

    There will also be a Future Day held in virtual world Second Life, where Ben Goertzel will present.

    Future Day @Second Life – Terasem Island

    This is a public event held at Terasem Island, Second Life.

    Note start times:
    6:00 PM EST UA (GMT-5 March 1st)
    12:00 MIDNIGHT EU (GMT+1 End of March 1st)
    7:00 AM HONG KONG (GMT+8 Match 2nd)
    10:00 AM AUS (GMT+11 March 2nd)
    Timezones: http://bit.ly/y9pTI6

    Schedule / Lineup:
    1. Natasha introduces event 1-2 minutes
    2. Ben Goertzel – 10 minutes
    3. Howard Bloom – 10 minutes
    4. Martine Rothblatt – 10 minutes
    5. Adam A. Ford – 10 minutes
    6. Giulio Prisco – 10 minutes
    7. Natasha Vita-More – 10 minutes

    Finally Ben Goertzel will present via Skype at the Future Day in Melbourne Australia
    Future Day @ Melbourne

    5:30 for drinks, 6:30 sharp panel start. Graduate House, 220 Leicester Street, Carlton
    Join project of Kororoit Symposium, Humanity+ Australia and Singularity Summit AU
    Welcome: Adam Ford, Humanity+ Australia and Singularity Summit AU organiser
    6:30pm Panel Moderator: Josie Taylor, ABC TV1 730Vic presenter
    Alain Moulet, President, Aménagements Vivants, here for Kororoit Symposium: Living Spaces for Change
    Cobina Crawford, Swinburne Strategic Foresight MA student who tweets about Occupy Melbourne
    Amanda Dodd, Environmental Planner and convenor Friends of Iramoo (Grasslands at VU St. Albans)
    Sean McMullen, Governance and IT Continuity at Bureau of Meteorology and author sci/fi and fantasy
    8:00pm Skype in Dr Ben Goertzel – CEO of Novamente, founder of Open Cog
    8:20pm Future Jam! – Rapid prototyping exercise (extremely participatory)
    9:40pm Skype in Natasha Vita-More – designer and Chair of Humanity+
    10:00pm Sean McMullen – Presentation
    ~10:30pmWrap up (Adam Ford and Tony Smith) and Thank You – Lets make the Future!

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    Posted on February 26th, 2012

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