Nov 30 2010
Humanity+ @ Caltech: Redefining the Future of Humanity conference
 
I received this from Amy Li and wanted to post it as some of you may be interested in this event taking place this weekend.
Thanks Amy.
Here’s an update on with a discount code…
Guys,

I have created a special discount code for you. 🙂

http://humanityplus10.eventbrite.com/?discount=uxrocks

And we are still giving away free passes to volunteers and interactive art

demonstrators for our Saturday night’s nerd party.

And remember Saturday night’s nerd party is open to public!! So come out to
enjoy a fun evening with bunch passionate geeky folks like us! 🙂

Amy

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Amy Li
UX Creative Director
UX :: Design :: Technology
www.meidesign.net ||  www.linkedin.com/in/meidesign


I hope you all had a great holiday with your family. 🙂

Some of you may know, that I’m on the board of a international non-profit organization call Humanity+ (humanityplus.org), and I would like to invite you to join us at our Humanity+ @ Caltech: Redefining the Future of Humanity conference this weekend. (http://humanityplus.org/conferences/)

The short and sweet version will be: If you love robots, and curious about the future of humanity, and want to live longer, happier, and smarter, this is the conference for you. 🙂

We have a great panel of Speakers including Robert Tercek, one of the “25 Executives to Watch” and former President of Digital Media at The Oprah Winfrey Network and David Hanson, founder of Hanson Robotics and TED guest speaker, premiering what he calls “Robot Einstein”, I will also be given a talk on how mobile technology is transforming the world. 🙂

There is a charge ($299) for the conference, but do ask me for a special discount code if you would like to come. We are also giving away free passes to volunteers and interactive art demonstrators for our Saturday night’s nerd party.

The Saturday night’s nerd party is free open to public at Dabney lounge at Caltech.


We will have spontaneous fantasia performance (a 3-D real time animation synchronize with music, check out his youtube videos.http://www.spontaneousfantasia.com/), Interactive art installation from some Mindshare/Syyn Lab folks, (the famous OK Go Rube Goldberg Machine video creator, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qybUFnY7Y8w), DJ, alcohol, and of course bunch of cool smart geeks who are passionate about science, technology and the future of humanity!! So do come out and enjoy a fun evening with us! 🙂

Here are the official annoucement from our organization:

Humanity+ @ Caltech brings together select leading scientific researchers, engineers, philosophers, physicians, designers, other key stakeholders around a single topic of redefining the human future. Throughout two days, December 4-5, conference talks will map what is in store for our future in exploring high-potential ideas and research strategies.

Attached please find our press release, and here are some relevant links:

Event website:

EventBrite:

Our Chairman’s Sneakpeek article:

The reviews of the first two H+ Summit conferences have been very positive, here are two examples of the press coverages:

First H+ Summit @ Irvine, CA

Second H+ Summit @ Harvard, MA

Organization:
Humanity+ is a non-profit organization the promotes emerging technology that expands human capacities.  http://humanityplus.org/about/

Hope to see you there!
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