11th Annual Colloquium on the Law of Futuristic Persons
*Conference times subject to change based on number of speakers*
Terasem Island Conference Center, Second Life
Saturday, December 10, 2016
10AM - 1PM PDT / 1PM - 4PM EDT / 6PM - 9PM GMT
Theme: Legal Aspects of Futuristic Persons: Cyber-Humans
WHO: Lawyers, Legal Professionals, Policymakers, Computer Scientists, Roboticists, Neuroscientists, Biologists, Bioethicists, MDs, Psychiatrists/Psychologists, Human/Civil Rights Activists and Information Technologists interested in the law of futuristic persons.
WHAT: The colloquium is an exchange of scholarly views associated with the moral and legal principles and obligations in cyber-humanity.
WHERE: Terasem Island Conference Center in Second Life (http://secondlife.com, coordinates: 132.177.33), an on-line virtual community. Upon presentation acceptance, we will be pleased to provide you with the necessary acquaintance and instruction to participate in the Terasem Island/Second Life virtual colloquium. All colloquium proceedings are open to the general, virtual public and may be subsequently archived online for free public access.
WHEN: Saturday, December 10, 2016, 10AM - 1PM PDT / 1PM - 4PM EDT / 6PM - 9PM GMT; held on this day in honor of International Human Rights Day.
WHY: To develop an optimal body of law to accommodate emergent needs.
HOW: Submit a title and 100-word abstract for a 20-minute PowerPoint presentation to Lori@TerasemCentral.org no later than November 1, 2016. Accepted presenters are notified by November 15, 2016. Each presenter is allotted up to 20 minutes to make their PowerPoint presentation to the Colloquium attendees as well as to the general, virtual Second Life public. Up to a 20-minute discussion period follows each presentation. Selected papers will be published in the Colloquium;s online archive.
Submissions & Further Information:
Contact: Terasem Movement, Inc.
ATTN: Lori Rhodes
201 Oak Street
Melbourne Beach, Florida 32951
Phone: 321-676-3690 / Fax: 321-676-3691
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