14th Annual Colloquium on the Law of Futuristic Persons

14th Annual Colloquium on the Law of Futuristic Persons
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Theme: Legal Status of Person Reinstantiated Onboard an L5 Space Settlement from Mindfiles and Mindclones


The Colloquim is based on Martine Rothblatt's presentation at the 2019 International Space Development Conference, Getting to L5 in Our Lifetimes

WHO: Lawyers, Legal Professionals, Policymakers, Computer Scientists, Roboticists, Neuroscientists, Biologists, MDs, Psychiatrists/Psychologists, Human/Civil Rights Activists and Information Technologists interested in the law of futuristic persons are invited to participate.

WHAT: Gerard K. O'Neill described the practicality of building gigantic space settlements in orbit around the sun; he called it The High Frontier. This colloquium will explore practical pathway for most people alive today to be able to live in such space settlements in their lifetimes, and to help make in various ways to make such space settlements happen.

WHY: To develop an optimal body of law to accommodate emergent needs associated with space colonization.
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