Lifeboat News #242


Lifeboat News

This issue published on 09/01/22. Copyright 2022 Lifeboat Foundation. All Rights Reserved.

2022 NIAC Symposium

The 2022 NIAC Symposium will be held September 20–22 in Tucson, Arizona.
The NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) seeks innovative, technically credible advanced concepts that could one day change the possible in aeronautics and space. This portfolio of NIAC studies addresses diverse research areas including: Revolutionary Exploration Systems, Novel Propulsion, Human Systems & Architectures for Extreme Environments, Sensors, and Imaging.
This year’s Symposium will feature exciting keynote addresses to inspire attendees. Past NIAC speakers have included visionary thinkers, distinguished scientists, senior government officials, authors, astronauts, and entrepreneurs.
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2022 Online News Association Conference

The 2022 Online News Association Conference will be held September 21–24 in Los Angeles, California.
As the premier gathering of highly engaged digital journalists who are shaping the future of media, ONA’s annual conference offers interactive panels, workshops, and networking events with some of the most innovative minds in digital news media.
Our Eric Mack will be speaking.
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2022 Vitamin D Workshop

The 2022 Vitamin D Workshop will be held September 6–9 in Austin, Texas.
Our William B. Grant will be speaking.
The Vitamin D Workshop scientific conferences have been supported by an NIH R13 Conference Grant since 2014. All scientists, clinicians, nutritionists, and public health workers with an interest in vitamin D are welcome to participate.
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Biofabrication 2022

Biofabrication 2022 will be held September 25–28 in Pistoia, Italy. This conference is focused on biofabrication for personalized and regenerative medicine.
Our Alvaro Mata will be speaking.
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eCADDe Conference

The eCADDe Conference will be held in Ghent, Belgium on September 13–16.
The subject of this conference will be Co-creating the Future: Including in and through Design.
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Learn about JournoDAO at which is an incubator for projects that transform and rethink the journalism ecosystem using Web3 tools. This incubator was cofounded by our Eric Mack.

Longevity Investors Conference

The Longevity Investors Conference will be held September 28–30 in Gstaad, Switzerland.
Our Nir Barzilai, Evelyne Yehudit Bischof, Stephanie Dainow, Michael Greve, Aubrey de Grey, Phil Newman, and Alex Zhavoronkov will be speaking.
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Longevity Science Singapore Conference

The Longevity Science Singapore Conference will be held September 7, 2022 at the National University Hospital, Singapore.
Our Nir Barzilai, Evelyne Bischof, Matt Kaeberlein, Brian Kennedy, and Andrea Maier will be speaking/participating.
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Longevity Summit Dublin 2022

Longevity Summit Dublin 2022 will be held September 18–20 at The Mansion House, Dublin, Ireland.
Our Evelyne Yehudit Bischof, María A. Blasco, Didier Coeurnelle, Stephanie Dainow, Aubrey de Grey, Jim Mellon, Phil Newman, Matthew O’Connor, Martin O’Dea, and Hannah Went will be speaking.
Early bird tickets extended until July 31.
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MetaWeek Dubai

MetaWeek Dubai will be held September 11–14 at the Grand Hyatt Dubai.
Our Susan Oh will be speaking.
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Operational Research Society’s Annual Conference

The Operational Research Society’s Annual Conference is being held September 13–15 at the University of Warwick, United Kingdom.
This conference attracts hundreds of operational research professionals, data scientists, professors, analysts, engineers, and academics from across the globe for three days of conferencing, networking, and knowledge transfer.
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Sustainable Built Environment D-A-CH Conference 2022

The Sustainable Built Environment D-A-CH Conference 2022 will be held September 20–23 in Berlin, Germany.
This conference will discuss resource management and material flows, climate neutral buildings, post-fossil infrastructures, critical digitalization, and socio-political frames for transitions.
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Wise Technology joins our blog team with the post “Possible step toward cheaper hydrogen-based energy: Predicting performance of catalysts in fuel cells” at
Recent interesting blog posts include:
“3 Key Areas Where Nanotechnology Is Impacting Our Future” by Chuck Brooks at
“Alarming Cyber Statistics For Mid-Year 2022 That You Need To Know” by Shubham Ghosh at
“A new method to synchronize devices on Earth makes use of cosmic rays” by Brent Ellman at
“Beyond our ‘ape-brained meat sacks’: can transhumanism save our species?” by Kiran Manam at
“Biological Immortality” by Ron Friedman at
“Dark matter: Our review suggests it’s time to ditch it in favor of a new theory of gravity” by Ken Otwell at
“Discovery of DNA” by Myra Sehar at
“Does Earth Have a Mind and Agency of Its Own?” by Alex Vikoulov at
“Dr. Stephen Moran, PhD — Reimagining Nuclear Medicine — Advanced Accelerator Applications, Novartis” by Ira S. Pastor at
“During sleep the brain’s reaction to sound remains strong but one critical feature of conscious attention disappears” by Nicholi Avery at
“Flood exposure and poverty in 188 countries” by Logan Thrasher Collins at
“France welcomes new chips production site in bid to become global player” by Wise Technology at
“Gaia-Based Theosophy: Conception and Birth of the Living Earth” by Alex Vikoulov at
“Giant magnetic wave found in Earth’s core” by Quinn Sena at
“Goodbye, space junk! Chinese engineers successfully use ‘drag sail’ technology” by Gemechu Taye at
“Google’s Allegedly Sentient Artificial Intelligence Has Hired An Attorney” by Kelvin Dafiaghor at
“Human-like robots may be perceived as having mental states” by Saúl Morales Rodriguéz at
“Ian Bremmer on NATO Expansion and the Opportunity for American Unity” by Sergio Tarrero at
“Japan to start research on places on moon, Mars for humans” by Gemechu Taye at
“Japanese researchers are developing artificial-gravity buildings for space” by Jose Ruben Rodriguez Fuentes at
“Lava tubes found on Mars and the Moon may be suitable for future settlement” by Alberto Lao at
“Machine Intelligence — A conversation with Robert J. Sawyer, the award winning sci-fi author” by Ron Friedman at
“Millions of Monarchs Swarm Fake Hummingbird As It Captures Spectacular Footage of Their Flight” by Liliana Alfair at
“MIT Professor Wins European Inventor Award for Liquid Metal Batteries” by Saúl Morales Rodriguéz at
“NASA and SpaceX stand down on Dragon launch to study hydrazine issue” by Eric Klien at
“NASA James Webb Space Telescope Capture Cosmic Bridge Connecting Southern Ring planetary Nebula” by Alan Jurisson at
“NASA teases list of first celestial objects imaged by the James Webb Space Telescope” by Tristan Hambling at
“NASA to Host Media Activities in Houston Ahead of Lunar Mission” by Wise Technology at
“Patients reportedly beating cancer with just one tablet a day” by Raphael Ramos at
“Peter Tse — What Makes Brains Conscious?” by Alan Jurisson at
“Physicists Create Mind-Bending New Phase of Matter That Acts Like It Has Two Time Dimensions” by Genevieve Klien at
“Posthuman University is creating Courses, Games, Software, Videos, Books, Music” by Steve Nichols at
“Prome den Noticia” by Simon Waslander at
“Religion must not trample on children’s rights, says Ofsted head” by Steve Nichols at
“Scientist’s INSANE NEW Light Speed CPU Changes Everything!” by Claudio Soprano at
“Smart chip senses, stores, computes and secures data in one low-power platform” by Wise Technology at
“SpaceX launches Starlink 4–15 mission, expands booster fleet” by Eric Klien at
“SpaceX Starship Pressure Builds, Starlink Breaks Record, JWST, Relativity Space Terran 1 and more” by Tristan Hambling at
“SpaceX’s Starlink launches $135-a-month internet service for RVs” by Heather Blevins at
“Twitter shareholders sue Musk, claim he sought to drive down stock price” by Sean Brazell at
“Untreated Vision Problems Can Increase Your Risk of Dementia” by Saúl Morales Rodriguéz at
“When it Comes to Human Extinction, We Could Be Our Worst Enemy and Best Hope” by Lilia Lens-Pechakova at

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