[ExI] TransVision 2010: New confirmed speakers, LAST DAY to register at the lowest rates

Giulio Prisco giulio at gmail.com
Fri Jul 30 17:49:48 UTC 2010

TransVision 2010: New confirmed speakers, LAST DAY to register at the
lowest rates


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

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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