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 www.terasemcentral.org/2006ColloquiumProgram.html. 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 http://terasemfoundation.org.
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