U.S. Transhumanist Party Virtual Enlightenment Salon
The United States Transhumanist Party’s Enlightenment Salons are intended to bring leading thinkers in areas such as longevity, transhumanism, futurism, artificial intelligence, politics, philosophy, art, and culture – making connections among disciplines to facilitate breakthroughs in understanding and a more rational, advanced, and informed society. In the spirit of the 18th-century Age of Enlightenment, the Enlightenment Salons make possible in-depth, long-form conversations which enable the exploration of ideas about humankind’s future in unprecedented ways.
Tom Ross & Daniel Twedt 2024 Campaign Virtual Town Hall – 05.28.23
On Sunday, May 28, 2023, at 1 p.m. U.S. Pacific Time, the U.S. Transhumanist Party presents a Virtual Town Hall of its new 2024 nominees for U.S. President and Vice President – Tom Ross and Daniel Twedt. While Tom Ross and Daniel Twedt have previously appeared at multiple USTP Virtual Enlightenme...
Bernard Siegel – 05.21.23
On Sunday, May 21, 2023, at 1 p.m. U.S. Pacific Time, the U.S. Transhumanist Party invites Bernard Siegel to discuss his work on patient advocacy and his extensive history in advancing access to regenerative medicine and the right of scientists to pursue stem-cell research. He will also provide a...
Passing Through the Great Filter: How Are We Doing?
On Sunday, May 14, 2023, at 1 p.m. U.S. Pacific Time, watch this combination of two presentations by U.S. Transhumanist Party Chairman Gennady Stolyarov II, one from September 10, 2022, and the other from mid-May 2023, providing perspectives on the existential risk facing humanity due to the poss...
Presidential Candidate Roundtable – Tom Ross and Daniel Twedt – May 7, 2023
On Sunday, May 7, 2023, at 1 p.m. U.S. Pacific Time, the U.S. Transhumanist Party presents its Presidential Candidate Roundtable, featuring Tom Ross and Daniel Twedt, who are seeking the U.S. Transhumanist Party’s endorsement for President of the United States in 2024. The Candidate Roundtable wi...
Transhumanist Responses to Religious and Secular Contentions - 04.30.23
On Sunday, April 30, 2023, at 1 p.m. U.S. Pacific Time, watch this U.S. Transhumanist Party stream of classic presentations by Chairman Gennady Stolyarov II, where he responds to both religious and secular or atheistic arguments that have critiqued some aspects of transhumanism and the pursuit of...
Tom Ross on Transhumanist Prospects in Bangladesh - 04.23.23
On Sunday, April 23, 2023, at 1 p.m. U.S. Pacific Time, the U.S. Transhumanist Party invites Tom Ross to discuss his recent visit to Bangladesh, where he toured that country’s leading educational facilities and met with key academic, business, and government leaders to discuss how transhumanist i...
Jonene Ford – A04.16.23
On Sunday, April 16, 2023, at 1 p.m. U.S. Pacific Time, the U.S. Transhumanist Party invites Dr. Jonene Ford to discuss her outlook on healthy habits and nutrition and their role in prolonging life and reducing the prevalence of disease, with the goal of enabling as many people as possible to sur...
Dan Elton – 04.09.23
On Sunday, April 9, 2023, at 1 p.m. U.S. Pacific Time, the U.S. Transhumanist Party invites its Director of Scholarship, Dan Elton, Ph.D., to deliver a twofold presentation. During the first half of the Salon, Dr. Dan Elton will discuss his work in artificial intelligence for personalized medicin...
Nuno Martins, Jean Hébert, Ben Goertzel, Gennady Stolyarov II - 04.02.23
On Sunday, April 2, 2023, at 1 p.m. U.S. Pacific Time, watch the final session of RAADfest 2022, which occurred on October 9, 2022, in San Diego, California and was moderated by U.S. Transhumanist Party Chairman Gennady Stolyarov II. The Future Makers Panel featured some of the most ambitious pro...
Danielle Ruiz – 03.26.23
On Sunday, March 26, 2023, at 1 p.m. U.S. Pacific Time, the U.S. Transhumanist Party invites Danielle Ruiz to discuss health interventions that could maximize healthy longevity today and enable individuals to remain alive and in good health for the arrival of the next generation of longevity brea...
Brian Dean Abramson – 03.19.23
On Sunday, March 19, 2023, at 1 p.m. U.S. Pacific Time, the U.S. Transhumanist Party invites Brian Dean Abramson to discuss vaccine law and how legal frameworks might develop in response to other emerging applications of mRNA technology, as well as to delve into regulatory and intellectual-proper...
Officer Update and Q&A Session – 03.05.23
On March 5, 2023, at 1 p.m. U.S. Pacific Time, the U.S. Transhumanist Party Virtual Enlightenment Salon takes the form of an update on several important developments from the U.S. Transhumanist Party Officers, including the establishment of a rotation for the position of Vice-Chairman, effective ...
Sharif Rana on Nikola Tesla Technologies & Smart Cities - 02.26.23
On Sunday, February 26, 2023, at 1 p.m. U.S. Pacific Time, the U.S. Transhumanist Party presents a Virtual Enlightenment Salon with Sharif Uddin Ahmed Rana, who provides an update regarding the virtual conference that he is co-hosting in Dhaka, Bangladesh on July 17-18, 2023 – the International C...
Aubrey de Grey on Robust Mouse Rejuvenation - 02.19.23
On Sunday, February 19, 2023, at 1 p.m. U.S. Pacific Time, the U.S. Transhumanist Party invites Dr. Aubrey de Grey to discuss the flagship project of his new Longevity Escape Velocity Foundation (LEV Foundation) – the Robust Mouse Rejuvenation Study 1, the first of multiple planned ambitious stud...
Carl Carlyle – 02.12.23
On Sunday, February 12, 2023, at 1 p.m. U.S. Pacific Time, the U.S. Transhumanist Party presents a conversation with Carl Carlyle, an immortalist activist whose longevity in the movement is among the greatest, spanning over six decades. This conversation was recorded on February 9, 2023. In it U....
Daniel Faggella – 02.05.23
On Sunday, February 5, 2023, at 1 p.m. U.S. Pacific Time, the U.S. Transhumanist Party invites Daniel Faggella to address the near-future of generative AI technologies, as well as how the wise application of artificial intelligence can help guide our transition into the Transhuman Era and avoid s...
Soushiant Zanganehpour – 01.29.23
On Sunday, January 29, 2023, at 1 p.m. U.S. Pacific Time, the U.S. Transhumanist Party invites Soushiant Zanganehpour to discuss emerging online tools for decentralized decision-making, such as the Swae platform.
Soushiant Zanganehpour is an Iranian-Canadian social scientist and entrepreneur. He...
Hereditary Religion & the Dangers of Religious Indoctrination - 01.22.23
On January 22, 2023, the U.S. Transhumanist Party invites panelists to discuss the dangers of religious indoctrination of children and the importance of freethought and allowing children and young adults the option to decide for themselves how to approach religion, if at all. The USTP Officers wi...
Ian Hale - 01.15.23
On Sunday, January 15, 2023, at 1 p.m. U.S. Pacific Time, the U.S. Transhumanist Party invites Ian Hale, PhD, to discuss a wide variety of his research endeavors – from his study of pandemics throughout history and his anticipations regarding the future course of the COVID pandemic, to his work o...
Nonso Nolly - 01.08.23
On Sunday, January 8, 2023, at 1 p.m. U.S. Pacific Time, the U.S. Transhumanist Party invites the young, self-taught Nigerian inventor Nonso Nolly to discuss his creations, including a Smart Stick that can help the visually impaired to navigate their surroundings, as well as his work with robots,...
Rational Philosophy, Objective Morality, and Free Will - 01.01.23
On Sunday, January 1, 2023, at 1 p.m. U.S. Pacific Time, watch this stream of classic presentations by Gennady Stolyarov II from 2011-2015 on the importance of rational philosophy and why empirical science cannot wholly substitute for it, the secular foundations of objective morality, and the cas...