The New Immortals Saturday Lab 4: An Introduction to Transhumanism. 2pm – 4pm, Saturday 12th March 2016 at Phoenix Brighton, 10 – 14 Waterloo Place, Brighton BN2 9NB. FREE.
2pm Arrivals, tea & coffee followed by a screening of Posthuman: Introduction to Transhumanism, written by Peter Brietbart and Marco Vega.
2.30pm Navigating the Future: A (Further) Introduction to Transhumanism: a talk by Transhumanist philosopher, Peter Brietbart.
Picking up where the Posthuman: Introduction to Transhumanism video leaves off, Peter will speak in more depth about ‘the three supers’: super longevity, super intelligence, and super wellbeing. He will comment on the latest breakthroughs in each of these domains, and discuss some of the ways in which their implementations could go wonderfully right and spectacularly wrong.
The talk will be followed by time for informal questions and discussion.
Peter Brietbart is a writer, producer and transhumanist philosopher and Director of the British Institute of Posthuman Studies.