You’re born. And you die. Is it that simple and absolute in the digital age? Is it possible to have an artificial consciousness? Can we engineer humanity...

Who are you, really? Human identity in a digital world

Location:

Level 6 Terrace Entrance (Circular Quay West Side)
2000 NSW
Australia

Venue:
Vivid Ideas Exchange, Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia
Who are you, really? Human identity in a digital world

Event Details

You’re born. And you die. Is it that simple and absolute in the digital age?

Is it possible to have an artificial consciousness? Can we engineer humanity? After death, should your digital identity continue to exist? What about your data and privacy? What does all of this mean for you? 

Join us as we hear from academic luminaries and industry experts who will give us a brilliant glimpse of how technology is changing the face of humanity and its evolution. 

  • Kara Hinesley - Head of Public Policy, Government, and Philanthropy for Twitter Australia and New Zealand 
  • David Kinley - Professor and Chair of Human Rights Law at the University of Sydney
  • Ashley Brinson - Executive Director of the Warren Centre for Engineering
  • Peter Xing - Futurist, Co-Founder of Transhumanism Australia, Technology & Innovation Manager at KPMG
  • Erika Ly - President, The Legal Forecast 
  • Peter Chen - Senior Lecturer, Department of Government and International Relations at the University of Sydney
  • Rameen Hayat - Writer, spoken word poet, and student

The session will be followed with time for interactive audience Q&A and discussion.

The Legal Forecast is Australia’s leading legal innovation not-for-profit, passionately run by young people under 30. This event is undertaken in collaboration with INCUBATE Hub, The Warren Centre for Engineering, and Transhumanism Australia.

Access and Inclusion

  • Wheelchair accessible - Access to the venue is suitable for wheelchairs (toilets, ramps/lifts etc.) and designated wheelchair spaces are available.