Science+Fiction Dialogue 2014

„Brave New World“

Programme

Time

 

Speaker

 

Topic

 

09.15

Joachim Seelig

Hans-Peter Wessels

Hanspeter Gschwend

Greetings

Greetings State of Basel

Introduction into the subject

09.30

Hanspeter Müller-Drossaart

Actor (Speaker)

Extract from Aldous Huxley‘s „Brave New World“

09.35

Nick Bostrom

Philosopher, Keyspeaker

Imagination Stronger than Reality?

10.05

Speaker

Quotation „Brave New World“

 

10.10

Bas Landsdorp

Enterpreneur

„Mars One“– a Human Colony on Planet Mars 

10.40

Gerard t’Hooft

Scientist

Why Humans Can Live on Planet Mars 

11.10

 

Coffeebreak

 

11.50

Speaker

Quotation „Brave New World“

 

11.55

Evan Eichler

Scientist

Chances and Limits of Genetical Evolution of Mankind

12.25

Ernst-Wilhelm Händler

Writer and Philosopher

Sense and Consequences of Unlimited Lifetime

12.55

 

Lunchbreak

 

14.15

Speaker

Quotation „Brave New World“

 

14.20

John Elliot

Scientist

Structure of a Language for Extraterrestrial Communication

14.50

Iris Radisch

Literary Critic

Fictional Literature in a World of Virtual Communication

15.20

Speaker

Quotation „Brave New World“

 

15.25

Mathias Mertens

Scientist

Are Nerds the Typical Humans of the Future?

15.55

Antonio Loprieno

President University Basel

Final Remarks

16.00

 

 Congress-End

 

 

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