First Monthly Transfigurism Roundtable, January 19, 2008

The Mormon Transhumanist Association will be hosting the first of a series of monthly round table discussions on 19 January 2008. Subsequent discussions will be held on the third Saturday of each month.

This month's discussion will be focused on Nick Bostrum's Fable of the Dragon Tyrant which is available on Dr. Bostrum's homepage.

Andrew West, Director of the Mormon Transhumanist Association, will moderate the discussion.

The event will be held in the conference hall of the Arnell-West building located at 3441 S 2200 W, Salt Lake City, Utah, just southeast of the E-Center.The discussion will begin at 7:00 PM Mountain Time.

Light refreshments will be served.

2008 World Transhumanist Association Board Elections

Five World Transhumanist Association Board members’ terms expire this month, and eight candidates are standing for election to replace them. WTA Board members set policy goals and oversee their implementation, contributing with their experience and expertise to the WTA’s work. The term of service for these seats is two years, which for these five open positions means Jan 20, 2008 - Jan 19, 2010.

Voting in this election is open to all voting members of the association in good standing as of 7pm EST/midnight GMT of Saturday January 5th, 2008. Voting will take place from Monday January 7th, 2008 to 7pm EST/midnight GMT of Sunday January 13th, 2008.

If you are a voting member and do not receive a link to the balloting on Monday please contact the Assistant Director. Note that all voting members of the Mormon Transhumanist Association are voting members of the World Transhumanist Association.


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