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May 19, 2019

RAADfest 2019 will be held October 3–6 in Las Vegas, Nevada. This is the largest event in the world where practical and cutting-edge methods to reverse aging are presented for all interest levels, from beginner to expert.
 
Our Bill Andrews, Nichola Conlon, José Cordeiro, Aubrey de Grey, Brian Delaney, Greg Fahy, Bill Faloon, Rudi Hoffman, Ben Goertzel, Sandra Kaufmann, David Kekich, Ray Kurzweil, Liz Parrish, and Natasha Vita-More will be speaking.
 
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May 14, 2019

The 11th Beyond Humanism Conference will be held July 9–12 in Lille, France. Our Stefan Lorenz Sorgner is on the Organizing Committee.
 
This conference aims to intensify the debates between transhumanists and posthumanists on the impact of emerging technologies on our lifeworld. Learn more!

May 14, 2019

The 5th International Conference on Advances in Functional Materials (AFM 2019) will be held July 22–24 in Washington, D.C. Our Lijie Grace Zhang is Conference Co-Chair.
 
This conference is an ideal platform to understand the past, present, and future goals of functional materials research. Learn more!

May 14, 2019

RoboCup2019 will be held July 2–8 in Sydney, Australia.
 
The goal of RoboCup is that by the middle of the 21st century, a team of fully autonomous humanoid robot soccer players shall win a soccer game, complying with the official rules of FIFA, against the winner of the most recent World Cup.

May 10, 2019

Read issue #201 of Lifeboat News!

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Upcoming Events

The 10th IAASS International Space Safety Conference will be held in El Segundo, California on May 15–17.
 
Our Dallas Bienhoff, Aline Decadi, Michael Kezirian, Chris Mattenberger, Joseph Pelton, and Tommaso Sgobba will be speaking/participating. Learn more!


The International Society for the Study of Information Summit (IS4SI 2019) will be held June 2–6 at Berkeley, California.
 
Our Paul Saffo will be speaking. Our Mark Burgin will be running a miniconference on Theoretical Information Studies (TIS) at this event. Our Gordana Dodig-Crnkovic will also be running a miniconference on Morphological & Unconventional Computing at this event. Our Raffaela Giovagnoli will be running a miniconference on Habits and Rituals at this event as well.
 
This summit will discuss the theoretical, practical, and ethical challenges posed by the growth of information technology. The theme of the 2019 Summit will focus on what AI is, isn’t, could be, and shouldn’t be, as well as to consider how it is related to mental processes produced by brains and to the different concepts of information.

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