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Hughes speaks at APLS Sept 1 and visiting D.C. Aug 31 - Sept 3
Aug 7, 2005  

IEET Executive Director James Hughes will be attending and speaking at the Twenty-Fifth Annual Meeting of the Association for Politics and the Life Sciences (Mayflower Hotel, Washington, DC) August 31 - September 4, 2005.

Email info(at-sign)ieet.org if you would like information about having dinner with Dr. Hughes and other local human enhancement activists on Thursday, Sept 1 or Friday, Sept 2.

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Dr. Hughes is speaking at the conference on a panel on “Transhumanism” with UK WTAer Peter Houghton on Friday, 10:45am-12:30pm

TRANSHUMANISM II

Chair: Richard Sherlock, Utah State University

Presenters:

Transhumanism, Biopolitics and the New Rights Paradigm
James Hughes, Trinity College

Extra Life a Community of the Future
Peter Houghton, The Heart Failure Foundation

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There is also a panel on transhumanism on Thursday at 10:45am-12:30pm:

TRANSHUMANISM I

Chair: Larry Arnhart, N. Illinois University

Presenters:

Larry Arnhart, Northern Illinois University

Roger Barrus, Hampton-Sydney College

Ron Bailey, Reason Magazine

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The rest of the conference is also of mucho H+ interest, such as:

Saturday, Sept 3 - 8:30am-10am

GENETIC ENGINEERING AND CONCEPTS OF HUMAN NATURE

Chair:  Robert Wachbroit, University of Maryland

Presenters:

Genetic Engineering and Three Concepts of Human Nature
Robert Wachbroit, University of Maryland

Genetic Engineering and the Human Place in Nature
Mark Sagoff, University of Maryland

Genetic Enhancement of Core Characteristics
David Degrazia, George Washington University

Genetic Engineering and Emotional Capacity
David Wasserman, University of Maryland

Genetic Engineering and the Distinctively Human
Samual Kerstein, University of Maryland




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