* All times are based on Canada/Pacific PDT.

  • 8:00 AM

    Canada/Pacific

    8:00 AM - 9:00 AM PST
    Hall of History (registration/reception area)
      BREAKS & REFRESHMENTS

    Check-In & Coffee

    9:00 AM

    Canada/Pacific

    9:00 AM - 10:00 AM PST
    AUDITORIUM
    Virtual
      PLENARY

    PLENARY ADDRESS: Ben Goertzel

    AGI and Collective Intelligence: Critical Synergies

    10:00 AM

    Canada/Pacific

    10:00 AM - 10:15 AM PST
      BREAKS & REFRESHMENTS

    Coffee / Break

    10:15 AM

    Canada/Pacific

    4 parallel sessions
    10:15 AM - 11:30 AM PST
    R. SPROUL
      SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
      THEOLOGICAL & SPIRITUAL ENGAGEMENT

    (1) Monica DeRaspe-Bolles, Brian Swimme / (2) Abre Fournier, Brian Swimme

    (1) Humanity’s New Awareness: The Grandeur of Cosmogenesis and the Quest of Divinization / (2) Evolving the Self: Cognitive Sciences, the Extended Mind, and the Noosphere

    10:15 AM - 11:30 AM PST
    AUDITORIUM
    Virtual
      PHILOSOPHY & ETHICS
      SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

    (1) Raphael Liogier / (2) Johan Bollen

    10:15 AM - 11:30 AM PST
    I. SPROUL
      SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

    (1) Stefan Leijnen / (2) Olaf Witkowski / (3) Floor Schukking / (4) Tomas Veloz

    (1) Purposeful AI between Biosphere and Noosphere / (2) Hybrid Beings / (3) Broadening the Idea of Intelligence in AI and the Noosphere / (4) Complex Adaptive Systems, the Noosphere, and Artificial Intelligence

    10:15 AM - 11:30 AM PST
    HOMEROOM
      EDUCATION
      SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

    David Sloan Wilson with panelists David Buckley, Ellen Rigsby, Julian Gough, Meriel Melendrez Mees, & Sophia Reinders

    The Science of the Noosphere Master Class: a Human Energy Pilot Project - Part 1

    11:30 AM

    Canada/Pacific

    11:30 AM - 11:45 AM PST
      BREAKS & REFRESHMENTS

    Break

    11:45 AM

    Canada/Pacific

    11:45 AM - 1:00 PM PST
    AUDITORIUM
    Virtual
      PLENARY

    LUNCHEON PLENARY: Clément Vidal

    A Human Energy White Paper. Note: A buffet lunch will be available in Slusser (to the back of the Auditorium) for those registered for meals. Live Stream: The live stream for luncheon & dinner speakers will commence 30 minutes after session start time. This speaker will begin at 12:15 PM PT.

    1:00 PM

    Canada/Pacific

    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM PST
    AUDITORIUM
    Virtual
      PLENARY

    PLENARY ADDRESS: Kevin Kelly

    The Evidence for an Expanded Noosphere

    2:00 PM

    Canada/Pacific

    2:00 PM - 2:15 PM PST
      BREAKS & REFRESHMENTS

    Coffee / Break

    2:15 PM

    Canada/Pacific

    4 parallel sessions
    2:15 PM - 3:30 PM PST
    AUDITORIUM
    Virtual
      EDUCATION
      PHILOSOPHY & ETHICS
      DISSEMINATION, REPRESENTATION, & CREATIVE EXPRESSION

    (1) Jennifer Morgan / (2) Marta Lenartowicz

    (1) Shaping Noospheric Adults from Early Childhood through Secondary Level / (2) The Noospheric Frame of Mind

    2:15 PM - 3:30 PM PST
    R. SPROUL
      THEOLOGICAL & SPIRITUAL ENGAGEMENT
      DISSEMINATION, REPRESENTATION, & CREATIVE EXPRESSION

    (1) Philip Beesley / (2) Sheila Hassell Hughes

    (1) New Noospheres: Metastable architecture / (2) Traversing Spheres through Story: Indigenous Resources in Louise Erdrich’s Fiction for Thinking About the Noosphere

    2:15 PM - 3:30 PM PST
    HOMEROOM
      EDUCATION
      SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

    David Sloan Wilson & Lauren Hutchison

    The Science of the Noosphere Master Class: a Human Energy Pilot Project - Part 2

    2:15 PM - 3:30 PM PST
    I. SPROUL
      SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

    Roundtable: Stefan Leijnen, Olaf Witkowski, Floor Shukking, and Tomas Veloz

    A roundtable discussion on AI & the noosphere, in follow-up to the morning panel.

    3:30 PM

    Canada/Pacific

    3:30 PM - 3:45 PM PST
      BREAKS & REFRESHMENTS

    Coffee / Break

    3:45 PM

    Canada/Pacific

    3:45 PM - 4:45 PM PST
    AUDITORIUM
    Virtual
      PLENARY

    PLENARY ADDRESS: Gregory Stock

    LLMS: Noospheric Portals that May Redefine the Distinction Between Individual and Collective Mind

    4:45 PM

    Canada/Pacific

    4:45 PM - 6:00 PM PST
    Hall of History (registration/reception area)
      BREAKS & REFRESHMENTS

    Happy Hour

    Join us for Happy Hour, connect with others, and peruse the posters before Sunday’s interative poster session. Beer and wine are available at the bar, with registration tickets or for purchase with a credit card.

    6:00 PM

    Canada/Pacific

    6:00 PM - 7:30 PM PST
    AUDITORIUM
    Virtual
      PLENARY

    100th ANNIVERSARY BANQUET & PLENARY: Elizabeth Lee

    Note: A buffet dinner will be available in Slusser (to the back of the Auditorium) for those registered for meals. Live Stream: The live stream for luncheon & dinner speakers will commence 30 minutes after session start time. This speaker will begin at 6:30 PM PT.