2007 Colloquium on the Law of Transbeman Persons
(Hosted by Google Video)

Welcome by Martine Rothblatt, Ph.D.

Welcome by conference convenor, Martine Rothblatt, J.D., Ph.D.,
President and Founder of Terasem Movement, Inc.



Marvin Lee Minsky, Ph.D.

Keynote Speaker: Reading from “The Emotion Machine
Professor Marvin Minsky, MIT – “Father of Artificial Intelligence”
Cambridge, Massachusetts


David R. Koepsell, J.D., Ph.D.

“An Outline for the Legal Ontology of Personhood: The Transbeman Example”
David R. Koepsell, J.D., Ph.D., Yale Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics,
New Haven, CT



William Sims Bainbridge , Ph.D.

"The Rights of an Avatar"
William Sims Bainbridge, Ph.D.
Arlington, VA


Linda MacDonald-Glenn, J.D., LLM

"The Yin and Yang of Approaches to Personhood "
Linda MacDonald-Glenn, J.D., LLM, Alden March Bioethics Institute at Albany Medical Center and
University of Vermont’s College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Burlington, VT



Max More, Ph.D

"A Proactive-Pragmatic Approach to the Legal Status of Cyberminds "
Max More, Ph.D., Co-founder, Extropy Institute, Futurist
Austin, TX



Sebastian Sethe

"Concepts of Privacy in a Posthuman Age"
Sebastian Sethe, Sheffield Institute of Biotechnological Law & Ethics
University of Sheffield, United Kingdom



Martine Rothblatt, Ph.D.

"Pros and Cons of Corporate Personhood for Transbemans"
Martine Rothblatt, Ph.D., Chairman & CEO
United Therapeutics Corporation
Founder - Terasem Movement, Inc.