2017 Foresight Vision Weekend with discounted tickets for QSers

Foresight Institute’s Vision Weekend, Dec 2-3, San Francisco, is a gathering dedicated to “taking stock of the most compelling ideas of today, turning them into coherent visions for a better future, and getting to work on them”. Two sessions in particular may be of interest to self-trackers:

  • Longevity: Reaching Escape Velocity (keynote panel)
    Sonia Arrison, Aubrey De Grey, Max More, Kevin Perrott compare strategies to extend human healthspans
  • The State of Human Cognitive Enhancement
    Hosted by Eric Matzner, Nootroo

Other panels

Long-term thinking: So Much To Do, So Little Time
Blockchains: Master Key to Unlock The Future?
Intelligence 2.0: The Brain As Next Frontier?


Joon Yun, Founder of Palo Alto Longevity Prize
Sonia Arrison, Author of 100 Plus
Tom Kalil, Senior Advisor to the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Group
David Eagleman, Host & Producer of The Brain with David Eagleman
Aubrey De Grey, President of SENS Research Foundation
Max More, President of Alcor
Zooko Wilcox, Founder of ZCash
Mark S. Miller, Senior Fellow at Foresight Institute
Will Marshall, Co-Founder & CEO, Planet Labs
Kevin Perrott, Founder & CEO, Aging Research Network
Melanie Swan, Founder of Institute for Blockchain Studies
Matt Bell, Co-Founder of Matterport
Randal Koene, Founder of NeuraLink


Check out the event website for more speakers, the program, or to buy your ticket.

You may apply the code “QS” for a 50% discount when purchasing your Vision Weekend ticket. This is a Foresight member-only event, so if you’re not a member already, join when registering. A small number of income-based membership wavers is available - please fill out this form.

What past participants say

“It was an exhilarating experience to be with a large group of people who have sophisticated, enlightened, and thoughtful ideas about the future” - Ray Kurzweil
“A milestone in our journey to better understand our future” - Robin Hanson
“Had a great time and was exposed to fascinating ideas, and, more importantly, fascinating sources of ideas” - Vernor Vinge

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