MIT student group Xapiens is hosting its kickoff event, "The Future of Homo Sapiens": a lecture series and panel discussion about the different avenues for human enhancement, sponsored by the Media Lab. Speakers include Pattie Maes, Edward Boyden, and Joseph Paradiso from the Media Lab, as well as Max Tegmark, David Sinclair, and George Church.
- 16:00 - 16:15 Registration
- 16:15 - 16:20 Welcome + What is Xapiens, Our Vision and Mission
- 16:20 - 16:30 Welcoming Remarks by Joe Paradiso
- 16:30 - 17:00 Pattie Maes talk
- 17:00 - 17:30 Max Tegmark talk
- 17:30 - 18:00 David Sinclair talk
- 18:00 - 18:15 Intermission
- 18:15 - 18:45 George Church talk
- 18:45 - 19:15 Ed Boyden talk
- 19:15 - 19:50 Panel (5 speakers + moderated by Joe Paradiso)
- 19:50 - 19:55 Closing remarks
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