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Faith, Technology, and the Future

August 20, 2018

The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) Atlanta Professional Chapter is partnering with the Christian Transhumanist Association (CTA) to bring you the most engaging topic Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics professionals and scholars are talking about. How engineering and technology advancements will change us in the "future" (which is not that distant anymore), and what will be the political, economic, social and religious consequences?

 

On Saturday, August 25, the CTA will hold its annual, one-day conference on the campus of Lipscomb University, in Nashville, TN (only about 4 hours from Atlanta). It's topic is "Faith, Technology, and the Future," addressing some of the following questions:

 

  • Could we live to be 500?

  • Will A.I. be our friend—or our enemy?

  • Survival of the richest? Will the rich leave us behind?

  • What does it mean to be human?

 

The keynote speaker, Aubrey de Grey, is a Cambridge research scientist leading the charge to radically extend human life.

Another speaker, Ted Peters, is a well-respected theologian, and is deeply involved with the Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences in Berkeley, CA, and its flagship journal (Theology and Science), and teaches for Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary and the Graduate Theological Union. Other significant thinkers—both secular and religious—will be speaking.

 

SHPE Members and SHPE Network (membership not required) receive a 50% discount on registration! 

 

We are also giving away one (1) free registration on Thursday 23 August 2018 (this week!) to a professional or graduate student that is selected after submitting an application to info@shpeatlanta.com with the following:

 

- Full Name

- Job Title

- Company or University

- Phone Number

- Why are you interested in the CTA Conference: Faith, Technology & The Future?

 

For full conference program, info and registration, please visit:

https://www.christiantranshumanism.org/conference/shpe

 

* SHPE supports all of its members. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

 

 

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