[ExI] TransVision 2010 – New confirmed speakers

Giulio Prisco giulio at gmail.com
Sun Aug 8 14:32:21 UTC 2010

TransVision 2010 – New confirmed speakers

The following speakers will give talks at TransVision 2010, which
brings the number of confirmed speakers to 30. Other speakers will be
announced in a few days.

Francesco Monico has worked for ten years as a director, screenwriter
and program chief in Italian broadcast, sperimental and interactive
TV, is both a Technoetic Technoetic researcher and artist, today
mainly engaged in directing the Media Design and New Media Art
Department he founded at the Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti Milano –
NABA in Milan. He is a professor of Theory and Method of Mass Media at
the same institution, as well as director of the PhD program
M-Node[1], Planetary Collegium and a Senior Fellow of the McLuhan
Program in Culture and Technology in Toronto. He is an alumnus of
Derrick de Kerckhove, and is currently researching under Roy Ascott as
part of the PhD CAiiA in the Planetary Collegium. A former member of
the Scientific Committee of the Leonardo da Vinci Science and
Technology Museum in Milan, with Giulio Giorello, Emanuele Severino,
Enrico Bellone, he is currently a member of the Scientific Committee
of Milano in Digitale [2], with Antonio Caronia, Paolo Rosa, Pier
Luigi Capucci, Franco Torrani.

Internationally renowned astrophysicist, author and recording artist,
Dr. Fiorella Terenzi has a doctorate in physics from the University of
Milan. In research at the Computer Audio Research Laboratory,
University of California, San Diego, she pionereed techniques to
convert radio waves from galaxies into sound – released by Island
Records on her acclaimed CD “Music from the Galaxies”. Her
award-winning CD-ROM “Invisible Universe” and best-selling books
“Heavenly Knowledge”, “Musica Dalle Stelle”, “Der Kosmos ist weiblich”
weaves astronomy and music, science and art into a tapestry for the
senses. She has appeared on CNN, The Wall Street Journal, People,
Time, Glamour and lectured at UCSD, Stanford, MIT.

Mike Treder, managing director of the Institute for Ethics and
Emerging Technologies, is a prolific writer, speaker, and activist
with a background in media and communications. He has published dozens
of articles and papers and been interviewed numerous times by the
media. As an accomplished presenter on the societal implications of
emerging technologies, Mr. Treder has addressed conferences and groups
around the world, including in the U.S., Canada, Great Britain, Spain,
Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, and Brazil. In
addition to his work with the IEET, Mr. Treder is a consultant to the
Millennium Project of the American Council for the United Nations
University, serves on the Scientific Advisory Board for the Lifeboat
Foundation, is a member of the New York Academy of Sciences, a
consultant to the Future Technologies Advisory Group, and a member of
the World Future Society.

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.

Register now http://transvision2010.wordpress.com/registration/

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