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Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

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Brin @ In the Year 2525: Big Science, Big History, and the Far Future of Humanity

February 18, 2015

May 29–31, 2015 | Hosted by Michael Shermer
at Caltech’s Beckman Auditorium

Confirmed speakers

Richard Dawkins, Jared Diamond, Lawrence Krauss, Esther Dyson, John McWhorter, Ian Morris, Carol Tavris, Greg Benford, David Brin, Michael Shermer, and Donald Prothero. Read speaker bios.
conference speakers and entertainers

The future of the universe, the solar system, and the earth and its resources, the fate of civilizations and the nation-state, changing economic systems, the expanding moral sphere and progress or regress in morality, what language humans will speak, what race (if any) humans will be, the changing nature of gender roles, the future of religion, conflicts, and wars, how we can (or if we should) colonize the solar system and galaxy, and how humanity can become a Type I, Type II, or even a Type III civilization.


Contact: Executive Director, Dr. James J. Hughes,
IEET, 35 Harbor Point Blvd, #404, Boston, MA 02125-3242 USA
phone: 860-428-1837