Join CCLE's Co-Director Wrye Sententia
and CCLE Advisor Zack Lynch in NYC
The Center for Cognitive Liberty & Ethics is proud to
announce that for the second year in a row we will be sponsoring the
A remarkable panel of nationally recognized experts, will
be presenting the latest information about the synergistic combination of
four major provinces of science and technology:
- Nanoscience and nanotechnology
- Biotechnology and biomedicine, including genetic
- Information technology, including computing and
- Cognitive science, including cognitive
This years conference will be co-chaired by Dr. Mihail C.
Roco, Ph.D., and Dr. William Sims Bainbridge.
Dr. Roco is a Senior Advisor at the National Science
Foundation, and Chairs the National Science and Technology Council's
Subcommittee on Nanoscale Science, Engineering and Technology (NSET). He
also oversees the National Nanotechnology Initiative.
Dr. Bainbridge is Deputy Director of the Division of
Information and Intelligent Systems of the National Science Foundation, and
has directed the division's Human Computer Interaction, Universal Access,
and Knowledge and Cognitive Systems Program. Drs. Bainbridge and Roco were
co-editors of the NSF/DOC-sponsored report "Converging Technologies for
Improving Human Performance."
The keynote address will be presented by
the Honorable Phillip J. Bond,
Undersecretary of Commerce for Technology, U.S. Dept. of Commerce,
In addition to
other presenters (currently 28) include: Nobel Prize winning memory
researcher Eric Kandel (Columbia), Arthur Caplan (Penn. State), James
Canton (Inst. for Global Futures), and David Bishop (Bell Labs).
Airfares to New York City are currently very reasonable,
and this is sure to be one of the year's most fascinating, educational, and
Complete information is
available at the NBIC
Convergence 2004 website.