The following speakers will give talks at TransVision 2010, which brings the number of confirmed speakers to 37 (unfortunately Jamais Cascio will not be able to be with us). Other speakers will be announced in a few days.
|Graziano Cecchini is an Italian artist and activist, one of the principal exponents of the Futurist avant-garde. He is well known for his unscheduled “surprise” performances in crowded landmarks, like dumping a bottle of dye into the famed Trevi Fountain in Rome, turning the waters blood-red for a day. This performance has been covered by the New York Times and the “Trespass: Uncommissioned Public Art” catalogue.|
|Dr Suzanne Gildert is currently working as an Experimental Physicist at D-Wave Systems, Inc. She is involved in the design and testing of large scale superconducting processors for Quantum Computing Applications. Suzanne obtained her PhD and MSci degree from The University of Birmingham UK, focusing on the areas of experimental quantum device physics and superconductivity.|
|Danila Medvedev is a Russian futurologist (specializing in the science and future of Russia), a politician and a member of coordination council of the Russian Transhumanistic Movement. He is also one of founders and the general director of KrioRus (since May, 2005), the first cryonics company outside of the United States. Since August 2008 he works as a Chief Planning Officer and a Vice-President of the “Science for Life Extension” Foundation in Moscow, Russia. See the Interview with Danila Medvedev by Sky News.|
|Valerija Pride is a Transhumanist and President of KrioRus, the first cryonics company outside of the United States, whose recent scientific work includes work on the very promising Human Aging System Diagram project.|
|Vitaliano Teti is associated with the Department of Audio Visual Production of the University of Ferrara. Since 4 years he is the Art Director of the international video art festival “The Scientist“, an emerging festival in the Italian video art scene. An expert in film and video theories, language and techniques, Teti is also a director and producer of creative documentaries and independent films.|
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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