International Human Rights Day Recognized by Terasem Movement, Inc.'s Second Annual Colloquium on the Law of Transbeman Persons

Public Invited Via Conference Call on December 10, 2006

Dec 04, 2006, 00:00 ET from Terasem Movement, Incorporated

    MELBOURNE BEACH, Fla., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Terasem Movement,
 Incorporated announced today that its Second Annual Colloquium on the Law
 of Transbeman Persons will be held December 10, 2006 in Melbourne Beach,
 Florida. A transbeman person is a being who claims to have the rights and
 obligations associated with being human, but who may be beyond currently
 accepted notions of legal personhood. Examples of transbemans include
 beings who claim legal rights but (a) are of computerized substrate, or (b)
 have been revived from biostasis, or (c) whose DNA varies significantly
 from human DNA.
     These colloquia proceedings are open to the public via real-time
 conference call and will be archived online for free public access. The
 public is invited to call a toll-free conference-call dial-in line from
 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. EST. Callers within the continental US and Canada may
 dial 1-800-475-3716; other countries: (00+1) 719-457-2728.
     Most Colloquium presentations are designed for a 15-20 minute delivery,
 followed by a 20-minute formal question and answer period; questions from
 the worldwide audience will be invited. Presentations will also be
 available on the Colloquium's website at
     This year's speakers by order of presentation are: Prof. Wendell
 Wallach, Lecturer, Yale Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics; J.
 Storrs-Hall, Ph.D., Institute for Molecular Manufacturing; David Calverley,
 Esq., Scottsdale, AZ; Peter Langrock, Esq., Middlebury, VT; Prof. Gene
 Natale, J.D., Melbourne, FL; Will Rosellini, J.D., Dallas, TX; Susan
 Fonseca-Klein, Esq., Fonseca LLC; Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig, Bar-llan
 University, Israel; and Michael Rivard, Esq., Natick, MA.
     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.
     For more information, please visit or

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