Event

The Future of Homo Sapiens

Thursday
March 7, 2019
4:00pm — 8:00pm

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.

Event Schedule

  • 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

Please RSVP via this  Google Form. Contact  xapiens_officers@mit.edu with any questions. 

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