Monday, July 9th, 2018, 11:30-13:00. Follow the PREZI presentation here. This session of the Human Enhancement Summer Course, aims to introduce the student to the more developed Transhumanist Project founded in 2011 in Russia by the billionaire Dmitry Itskov.
The 2045 Initiative has the main objective to reshape humanity as such by: (1) the creation of a new vision of human development that meets global challenges humanity faces today; (2) the realization of the possibility of a radical extension of human life by means of cybernetic technology, as well as (3) the formation of a new culture associated with these technologies.
The 2045 team is working towards creating an international research center where leading scientists will be engaged in research and development in the fields of: anthropomorphic robotics, living systems modeling, and brain and consciousness modeling with the goal of transferring one’s individual consciousness to an artificial carrier and achieving cybernetic immortality. Since February 2011, an annual congress The Global Future 2045 is organized by the Initiative to give platform for discussing: mankind’s evolutionary strategy based on technologies of cybernetic immortality as well as the possible impact of such technologies on global society, politics and economies of the future.