The Life Art Science Technology (LAST) Festival

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The Life Art Science Technology (LAST) Festival on March 23-24, in the futuristic setting of SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, will combine a program of science talks and art installations to discuss how technology is changing the nature of humanity and what role Silicon Valley is playing: How far can biomedicine extend life? Can a machine make art? Can we hack consciousness? What will virtual worlds do to our real world?

Speakers include:

  • Michael Snyder, Genetics, Stanford University
  • Ken Goldberg, Robotics, UC Berkeley
  • Maya Ackerman, Computer Engineering, Santa Clara University
  • Melissa Merencillo, Virtual/Augmented Reality Evangelist
  • Piero Scaruffi, Cultural Historian & Festival Founder
  • Dave Deamer, Biomolecular Engineering, UC Santa Cruz
  • Mikey Siegel, Consciousness Hacker
  • Alison Gopnik, Psychology, UC Berkeley
  • Jennifer Dionne, Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University
  • Steve Omohundro, Institute for Blockchain Studies
  • Vivienne Ming, Theoretical Neuroscientist

Art installations include work by:

  • Jonathon Keats, Experimental Philosopher
  • Kal Spelletch, Kinetic Artist
  • Amy Karle, Bio-artist
  • Scott Kildall, Cross-disciplinary Artist
  • Purin Phanichph, Interdisciplinary Artist 
  • Curated by Joel Slayton, Digital Media Art Pioneer

Free tickets and additional information available at the weblink.

 

Saturday, 03/24/18

Contact:

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Cost:

Free

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SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

2575 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025


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