The Toronto Transhumanist Association is pleased to announce a pair of upcoming events.
First, on Thursday April 6 at 7:00 PM, Allan Randall will introduce us to the fascinating world of cryonics and cryonicists. Mr Randall is the current Secretary and Director for the Cryonics Society of Canada.
Mr Randall is also a teacher and graduate student in philosophy, mathematics and quantum mechanics at York University. He has a BSc in mathematics and an Msc in Computing. Mr Randall has worked on AI research at NTT Systems for the Canadian Department of National Defence.
Allan Randall's talk will be held at the Bahen Centre for Information Technology, 40 St. George Street, Room 1200 (see BA on the map at http://www.osm.utoronto.ca/map).
Second, on Thursday April 20 at 7:00 PM, Mark Walker Ph.D. will be presenting a talk on the ethics and merits of radical life extension. The talk will be based on his recent paper, “Universal Superlongevity: Is It Inevitable And Is It Good?”
Dr Walker is a research associate in philosophy at Trinity College, University of Toronto. He is founder and president of Permanent End International, a nonprofit organization devoted to ending hunger, illiteracy and environmental degradation. He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Evolution and Technology and served on the Board of Directors of the World Transhumanist Association from 2002 to 2006. He is currently serving on the Board of Directors for the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies.
Mark Walker's talk will also be held at the Bahen Centre for Information Technology, 40 St. George Street, Room 1200 (see BA on the map at http://www.osm.utoronto.ca/map).
I hope to see you all there!
President, Toronto Transhumanist Association
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