The following speakers will give talks at TransVision 2010, which brings the number of confirmed speakers to 27. Other speakers will be announced in a few days.
|Pier Luigi Capucci is professor at the University of Urbino, at the SUPSI – University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland, at the NABA in Milan, and in other institutions. He has been professor at the Universities of Rome “La Sapienza”, Bologna and Florence. Since 2008 he has been working as a supervisor in the M-Node PhD Research Programme of the Planetary Collegium (University of Plymouth). Capucci’s has published over 300 texts in books, magazines and conference papers. His books include Realtà del virtuale (Reality of the virtual, 1993), on virtual technologies and the relationships between culture and sensorial representations; Il corpo tecnologico (The technological body, 1994), on the impact of technologies on the human body; and Arte e tecnologie (Art and technologies, 1996), about arts, sciences and technologies.|
|Jamais Cascio is a San Francisco Bay Area-based writer and ethical futurist specialising in design strategies and possible outcomes for future scenarios. Selected by Foreign Policy magazine as one of the Top 100 Global Thinkers of 2009, Cascio writes about the intersection of emerging technologies, environmental dilemmas, and cultural transformation, specializing in the design and creation of plausible scenarios of the future. His work focuses on the importance of long-term, systemic thinking, emphasizing the power of openness, transparency and flexibility as catalysts for building a more resilient society.|
|Antonio Saccoccio, born in Roma in 1974, is the founder of Net.Futurismo. He is a composer, a writer, and a designer-producer of multimedia performances and net.art. A student of Futurist history (Marinetti, Papini, Boccioni, Russolo), he participated in 2009-10 in several events dedicated to the first centenary of the Futurist Manifesto, in Italy and abroad (Roma, Cagliari, Madrid, Torino, Bremen, etc.). His fields of study are the relations between new media and human sensibilities, the dissolution of traditional Art in diffuse, evolved forms of thought and creativity, the new cognitive paradigm and its impact on the education of new generations. Since 2010 he coordinates the Laboratory of Art and Comunication (LAC) of AIT.|
TransVision 2010 is a global transhumanist conference and community convention, organized by several transhumanist activists, groups and organizations, under the executive leadership of the Italian Transhumanist Association (AIT) and with the collaboration of an Advisory Board. The event will take place on October 22, 23 and 24, 2010 in Milan, Italy with many options for remote online access.
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