Sunday, December 02, 2007

International Human Rights Day and the Terasem Colloquium

International Human Rights Day

Recognized by Terasem Movement, Inc.’s Third Annual Colloquium on the Law of Transbeman Persons

Public Invited Via Conference Call on December 10, 2007

Monday, December 3, 2007, SPACE COAST, FL -- Terasem Movement, Incorporated announced today that its Third Annual Colloquium on the Law of Transbeman Persons, in celebration of International Human Rights Day, will be held December 10, 2007 along Florida’s Space Coast. A transbeman is a bio-electronic human transitioning between flesh and computerized substrate.

The colloquia are open to the public via real-time conference call and blogging and will be archived online for free public access. The public is invited to call a toll-free conference-call dial-in line from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST. Callers within the continental US and Canada may dial 1-877-879-6207; other countries: (00+1) 1-719-325-4775 or access the blog at:

Colloquium presentations are designed for a 15-20 minute delivery, followed by a 20-minute discussion period amongst attendees. Additional questions from the worldwide audience will also be invited. Presentations will also be available on the Colloquium’s website at

Some of this year’s speakers include Dr. Marvin Minsky, MIT, Author: The Emotion Machine; David R. Koepsell, J.D., Ph.D., Yale Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics; and William Sims Bainbridge, Ph.D., National Science Foundation and others.

Real-time blogging provided by Michael Anissimov, Lifeboat Foundation’s North American Fundraising Director.

For additional information, please contact: Loraine J. Rhodes at 321-676-3690, ext 100, or

About the Terasem Movement

The Terasem Movement, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit charity endowed for the purpose of educating the public on the practicality and necessity of greatly extending human life, consistent with diversity and unity, via geoethical nanotechnology and personal cyberconsciousness. The Terasem Movement accomplishes its objectives by convening publicly accessible symposia, publishing explanatory analyses, conducting demonstration projects, issuing grants and encouraging public belief in a positive, technologically-based future.

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