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Video – 2016 Annual Conference of the Mormon Transhumanist Association

Yesterday, April 9, the 2016 Annual Conference of the Mormon Transhumanist Association was held in in Provo, Utah, at the Provo City Library. The Conference reaches beyond Mormonism and is the de-facto annual conference of the religious/spiritual transhumanist community. The Conference was live-streamed and the recording of the stream is online on YouTube. You can watch more than nine hours of awesome talks at the intersection of transhumanism and religion.

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Eric Steinhart to keynote the 2016 Conference of the Mormon Transhumanist Association

The date for the 2016 Conference of the Mormon Transhumanist Association (MTA) has been announced. The conference will take place on Saturday, 9 April 2016, at the Salt Lake City Public Library. One of the two keynote speakers will be Eric Steinhart, professor in the Department of Philosophy at William Paterson University, and author of “Your Digital Afterlives: Computational Theories of Life after Death.” The other keynote speaker will be announced later.

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Mormon Transhumanist Association – 2014 Conference and March Discussion Group video

On April 4, 2014, I will give a talk on “Religion for the Cosmic Frontier” at the 2014 Conference of the Mormon Transhumanist Association (MTA). I look forward to meeting many good friends there. Yesterday we had an interesting discussion at the March 2014 online discussion group.

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VIDEO – January 2014 Online Discussion Group of the Mormon Transhumanist Association

At the Mormon Transhumanist Association (MTA) Online Discussion Group, 25 January 2014, we discussed plans for presentations at the forthcoming 2014 Conference of the Mormon Transhumanist Association (Salt Like City, April 4), and the movie Her.

We also discussed the creation of an umbrella “Transfigurist Network” for religious transhumanists, to be established as a cooperative framework for collaboration between the MTA, the Christian Transhumanist Association (CTA), and other religious transhumanist associations that may emerge in the future.

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VIDEO – December 2013 Online Discussion Group of the Mormon Transhumanist Association

The discussion at the Mormon Transhumanist Association (MTA) Online Discussion Group, 28 December 2013, was again focused on collaboration between the MTA, the Christian Transhumanist Association (CTA), and other religious transhumanist associations that may emerge in the future.

We discussed the creation of an umbrella “Transfigurist Network” for religious transhumanists. This is a continuation of last month online meeting, and a first analysis of the comments and observations received. Your input is requested! If you haven’t participated in the discussion so far, please do!

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Discussion: a ‘Transfigurist Network’ for religious transhumanists

The discussion at the Mormon Transhumanist Association (MTA) Online Discussion Group, 23 November 2013, was focused on collaboration between the MTA, the Christian Transhumanist Association (CTA), and other religious transhumanist associations that may emerge in the future.

We discussed the creation of an umbrella “Transfigurist Network” for religious transhumanists. Your input is requested! Watch the video below.

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A Christian Transhumanist Association: moving forward

The discussion at the Mormon Transhumanist Association Online Discussion Group, 26 October 2013, was centered on the establishment of a Christian Transhumanist Association (CTA). Watch the video below.

The CTA has not yet been formally established, but it already has a website and a Facebook Page, launched immediately after the discussion to complement the existing Facebook Group. If you are a Christian and a Transhumanist, or a Christian interested in Transhumanism, or a Transhumanist open to a religious interpretation of our ideas, we warmly encourage you to join.

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26 October 2013 Online Discussion Group of the Mormon Transhumanist Association

The October 2013 Discussion Group of the Mormon Transhumanist Association will be on Saturday, October 26, at 10:30am mountain time (9:30am PST, 12:30pm EST, 5:30pm UK, 6:30pm EU), in Google+ Hangouts.

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Amit Goswami in Salt Like City, November 14, 2013

On the evening of November 14th at the Huntsman Cancer Institute Auditorium, Dr Amit Goswami will be presenting a lecture on how the science of quantum physics is providing profound insights into our understanding of healing and the power of integrative health and medicine.

Dr Goswami is one of the world’s leading quantum physicists and is the author of many best selling books on theoretical physics including “The Self-Aware Universe” and “The Quantum Doctor”.

A PBS documentary film titled “The Quantum Activist” was aired on KUED last Spring. Continue reading Amit Goswami in Salt Like City, November 14, 2013