PLENARY TALK: Creating the Perfect Human? The Ethics of Enhancement

November 10, 1pm-3pm

Do we have the means necessary to create the perfect human? Do we have a moral responsibility to do so? Professor Julian Savulescu, Uehiro Chair in Practical Ethics at the University of Oxford, will consider current and potential human enhancement technologies, and look at the ethical arguments surrounding their use.

These panelists will continue the conversation:

Professor Sheldon Brown, UCSD Visual Arts, is the Director of the Arthur C. Clarke Center for
Human Imagination.
Professor Henrik Christensen, UCSD Computer Science and Director of the Institute for
Contextual Robotics
Professor Kate Darling, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Professor Ramesh Rao, UCSD Director of the Qualcomm Institute
Professor Laurel Riek, UCSD Computer Science
Professor Janet Wiles, School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering at The
University of Queensland.

Hosted by the Temporal Dynamics of Learning Center and The Collaboratory at UC San Diego. Sponsored by a grant from the National Science Foundation. The registration link includes directions and parking information. For additional questions, please contact Shelley Marquez:

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