X-Message-Number: 33238
Date: Sat, 15 Jan 2011 14:31:16 -0500
Subject: Aubrey de Grey & Ben Best at Michigan SF Convention

On the weekend of January 21-23 Aubrey de Grey
will be the Science Guest of Honor at the
ConFusion science fiction convention held
in the Detroit suburb of Troy, Michgan.


Dr. de Grey is scheduled for no less than nine events for
the convention, beginning with a Friday 7pm introduction to
Strategies for Engineered Negligible Senescence (SENS)


and ending with a Sunday 11am panel on Transhumanism/Singularity.

I (Ben Best) will be with Dr. de Grey on both the
Transhumanism/Singularity as well as on a cryonics
panel scheduled for Saturday at 1pm. Also on the
cryonics panel will be Dr. Don Kleinsek, who attended
the last Cryonics Institute AGM in September 2010.


Dr. Kleinsek is a stem-cell biotechnologist with
an interest in life extension. He will be giving
a presentation on his work at 2pm on Saturday.
I (Ben Best) will be giving a presentation on
dietary supplements, calorie restriction, and
other life extension practices exclusive of the
SENS-related ones on Saturday at 11am.


    -- Ben Best

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