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Friday, July 21 • 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Eric Shuss, Ed Hudgins, Peter Voss, Zoltan Istvan, Gennady Stolyarov; Michael Shermer (mod) - Artificial Intelligence & Robots: Economy of the Future or End of Free Markets?

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Moderators
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Michael Shermer

Founding Publisher, Skeptic Magazine/ Columnist, Scientific American
Dr. Michael Shermer is the founding publisher of Skeptic magazine, a monthly columnist for Scientific American, a regular contributor to Time.com, and a presidential fellow at Chapman University. His new book is The Moral Arc: How Science and Reason Lead Humanity Toward Truth, Justice, and Freedom. He has been a college professor since 1979, also teaching at Occidental College, Glendale College, and Claremont Graduate University, where he taught a transdisciplinary course for Ph.D. students on "Evolution, Economics, and the Brain." As a public intellectual he regularly contributes opinion editorials, book reviews, and essays to... Read More →

Speakers
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Edward Hudgins

Research Director, Heartland Institute
Dr. Edward Hudgins is research director at the Heartland Institute, which seeks to develop and promote free-market solutions to social and economic problems. Hudgins has written extensively on the promise of exponential technologies and the need for a human achievement and entrep... Read More →
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Zoltan Istvan

Author and Philosopher
Zoltan Istvan is a Libertarian candidate for California Governor in 2018. He is often considered one the world’s leading transhumanists after his popular run in the 2016 US Presidential race as a science and technology candidate. Zoltan began his futurist career by publishing The Transhumanist... Read More →
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Eric Shuss

Author, Futurist
Eric Shuss has been actively involved in managing and acquiring high-tech companies for over thirty five years. He has owned and managed successful companies from start-up to thriving, ongoing ventures including professional services consulting firms, high-tech manufacturers and AI and computer software companies. He has extensive international business management experience with a keen understanding of how technology impacts... Read More →
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Gennady Stolyarov

Second Chairman, U.S. Transhumanist Party
Gennady Stolyarov II, FSA, ACAS, MAAA, CPCU, ARe, ARC, API, AIS, AIE, AIAF, is the second Chairman in the history of the U.S. Transhumanist Party and the Chief Executive of the Nevada Transhumanist Party. Mr. Stolyarov is an actuary, independent philosophical essayist, science-fiction novelist, poet, amateur mathematician, composer, and Editor-in-Chief of The Rational Argumentator, a magazine championing the principles of reason, rights, and progress. Mr. Stolyarov regularly produces YouTube videos discussing life extension, libertarianism, and related subjects, In December 2013, Mr. Stolyarov published Death is Wrong, an ambitious... Read More →
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Peter Voss

Founder and CEO, AGI Innovations
Peter Voss loves business and technology. After several years in electronics engineering, he developed and commercialized a 4GL database and ERP systems – taking his company from a garage to a 400-person IPO. On selling his interest in the company, Peter studied a broad range of disciplines -- epistemology, psychology, cognitive and computer science... Read More →


Friday July 21, 2017 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Vendome C

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