The Humanity+ Summit, a free-to-attend online event, brings together top experts like Dr. Ben Goertzel and Dr. Natasha Vita-More to discuss the solutions that could empower human dignity and lessen the destruction of life in a post-pandemic world.
SARS-CoV-2 is a war on human biology and a wake-up call for every person on the planet. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, or socioeconomic status. It can affect everybody, but it kills first the oldest, the weakest, and the poorest. And in this war, there is an undeniable need for new technology, science, and social efficacy to empower human dignity and less destruction of life.
That’s the starting point for Humanity Plus, an international nonprofit membership organization that advocates the ethical use of technology, such as artificial intelligence, to expand human capacities, to launch the first edition of the Humanity+ Summit.
The Humanity+ Summit is a free-to-attend online event that will span across two days, the 7th and 8th of July 2020, featuring some of the world’s leading futurists, technologists and thinkers. These include Dr. Ben Goertzel, Dr. Natasha Vita-More, Dr. Anders Sandberg, Dr. Max More and David Brin just to name a few.
The Summit focuses on three key topics
Beyond Mortality: The disease of aging leaves people helpless, locked in a system of sickness and death rather than a system of healthcare and life. We need new technology, science and social structures that promote positive conditions rather than negative conditions.
Beyond Scarcity: We must improve global quality of life. An economy of abundance is not about how much; it is about how good—a quality of life that provides basic human needs, freedom, well-being, and that advances opportunity and potential.
Beyond Cruelty: Discrimination of people because of sex, age, race, gender, appearance, religion, beliefs, and political and social status are global, verifiable, and prevalent. What would society need to overcome misperception and cognitive bias? With an abundance of compassion, discrimination has no place or purpose.