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Apr 4, 2020

Theoretical physicist, author, and broadcaster, Jim Al-Khalili, joins our Physics Board.
 
Jim is Professor of Theoretical Physics, Public Engagement in Science, and a Distinguished Chair at University of Surrey, where he has also held a personal chair in physics since 2005 alongside a university chair in Public Engagement in Science. He is also presenter of the long-running weekly BBC Radio 4 programme, The Life Scientific.

Apr 4, 2020

One of our Lifeboat Foundation Advisory Board members has a solution to the shortage of face masks, and this solution is a design for others to copy and make themselves, for: (1) materials which work well at filtering 100 nm particles (the approximate size of COVID-19), and (2) sealing the mask against inward leakage. Many commonly used homemade materials do not filter viruses very well, so choosing good DIY homemade materials is important. However, if air bypasses a mask, then it needs to be sealed. Learn more!

Apr 1, 2020

Lorna Harries joins our Life Extension Board. She is Professor of Molecular Genetics at the College of Medicine and Health, University of Exeter. Read Small molecule modulation of splicing factor expression is associated with rescue from cellular senescence.

Mar 23, 2020

Goffredo Giordano, Mentor at Singularity University, joins our Futurists Board.

Mar 22, 2020

Eddie Avil joins our Media & Arts Board. Eddie is the CEO of VR Storytellers, the Founder and Director at Immerge Knowledge Labs and Immersion Film Festival, and Founder of XROM Digital News Magazine and Change Transform India.

Mar 22, 2020

Award-winning Luís De Garrido joins our Sustainability Board. Luís teaches courses on the use of Advanced Creative Technologies for Sustainable, Self-Sufficient, and Zero Energy Architecture.

Mar 22, 2020

Christina Korp joins our Space Settlement Board.
 
Christina is known as the Astronaut Wrangler. She is the former manager of Buzz Aldrin, but behind the scenes she has also achieved her own “impossible” dreams. She now works with Apollo 16 Moon Walker Charlie Duke and shuttle astronauts Nicole Stott and Greg Johnson on a non-exclusive basis.

Mar 22, 2020

M. Wade Holler joins our Space Settlement Board. Wade is the Creative Director at Explore Mars, Technical Director of The Humans to Mars Summit Series, and Art Director of The Humans to Mars Report Series.

Mar 22, 2020

Dinorah Delfin, Editor-in-Chief of the Immortalists Magazine, joins our Life Extension Board.

Mar 22, 2020

Guillermina Benavides Rincón joins our Futurists Board. She is Research Professor and Director of the Master in Strategic Foresight at the School of Government and Public Transformation of the Tecnológico de Monterrey.

Mar 22, 2020

Foresight Researcher Joseph Voros joins our Futurists Board. Read his A Primer on Futures Studies, Foresight, and the Use of Scenarios.

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Upcoming Events

The 2020 International Conference on Future Africa will be held April 21–23 in virtual reality.
 
The theme of the conference is “Compliance to Global Sustainability” and will be offering sessions regarding Climate Change, Renewable Energies, Internet of Things, Futurism, Transhumanism, Neuroscience, Biotech, International Politics, Digital Leadership/Business, and much more.
 
Our William Coburn, Didier Coeurnelle, Aubrey de Grey, Alejandro De la Parra Solomon, Zoltan Istvan, Ósìnàkáchì Ákùmà Kálù, Anthony Kimery, Doris Ngozi Morah, Ira Pastor, and Ilia Stambler will be participating/speaking. The Lifeboat Foundation is one of the hosts of this event.


Undoing Aging 2020 has been moved to October 21-23 in Berlin, Germany. Our Aubrey de Grey, João Pedro de Magalhães, Vera Gorbunova, and Michael Greve will be speaking/participating.
 
Undoing Aging 2020 is not only open to the scientific community, but also welcomes startups, investors, the general media, and all interested members of the broader rejuvenation movement. The conference will feature a student poster session showing the work of innovative undergraduate and graduate students in the field of damage repair. Learn more!

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