Have you ever considered what the possibilities are for the human species over the next 50 years and beyond? Exploring the latest innovations in 3D printed robotic limbs, memory-enhancing neural implants, lab-grown organs, gene therapies that slow ageing, synthetic biology, medical technology and artificial intelligence.

This two hour special 50th Anniversary Symposium has been organised in collaboration with Virtual Futures – the University of Warwick’s mid-90’s techno-philosophy Conference. Speakers will include Virtual Futures alumni and special guests:

Opening Keynote
Professor Kevin Warwick, Deputy Vice-Chancellor in Research at Coventry University

Nigel Ackland, Pioneering user of the beBionic Prosthetic Limb
Prof. Steve Fuller, Auguste Comte Chair in Social Epistemology in the Department of Sociology, University of Warwick
Dr. Dan O’Hara, Senior Lecturer, New College of the Humanities
Prof. Andy Miah, Chair in Science Communication & Future Media, University of Salford
Dr. John Pickering, Lecturer in the Department of Psychology, University of Warwick

Moderated by Luke Robert Mason, Director of Virtual Futures (2011 – Present) & University of Warwick Alumnus.