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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 www.terasemcentral.org or
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