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Oct 11, 2017

The Lifeboat Foundation mourns the passing of American science fiction writer, essayist, and journalist Jerry Pournelle who worked to the end to “Safeguard Humanity”.

Oct 6, 2017

Helena Knyazeva, coauthor of The Foundations of Synergetics, joins our Complex Systems Board.

Oct 5, 2017

Nadezhda Gaponenko, author of Russian Nanotechnology 2020, joins our Futurists Board.

Oct 5, 2017

Foresight expert Kelly Kornet joins our Finance Board.

Oct 4, 2017

Louise McCarthy, Director of Global Digital Transformation at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), joins our Finance Board.

Oct 3, 2017

2017 Foresight Vision Weekend will be held December 2–3 at the Gray Area & The Laundry, San Francisco. Topics covered include AI safety, blockchains, longevity, and x-risks.
 
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Oct 3, 2017

Our Allison Duettmann is hosting a salon on Existential Hope on October 12 at The Embassy Network, San Francisco.
 
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Oct 2, 2017

Florina Gobel, Community Manager at C-SATS, joins our Media & Arts Board.

Oct 1, 2017

Carla M. Parsons, Founder of Radical Science, joins our Education Board.

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Upcoming Events

The 15th Reinventing Space Conference will be held October 24–26, 2017 at the Strathclyde University Technology & Innovation Centre in Glasgow, Scotland.
 
The focus of this conference will be on the novel applications that are becoming commercially viable as space technology improves. These include space tugs, space tourism, satellite refuelling, debris removal, debris exploitation, manufacturing in orbit, real-time video from space, and space mining.
 
Our Stuart Eves, David S. Germroth, Scott Hatton, Dirk Lehmann, Edmondo Minisci, Mark Post, Massimiliano Vasile, and Christopher Welch will be speaking.
 
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