As IGS prepares for its 2009 international conference titled “Across the Generations: Legacies of Hope and Meaning,” we have some new information to share:
- Where We Live, the Connecticut NPR radio show, is airing a pretaped segment with 57th Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecturer Mary Catherine Bateson, previewing her AKML. Here’s the link to the page on the segment. Updated 9/9/2009
- As of August 16, 2009, we have released a tentative schedule of events for the conference. Click here to read the latest version of the tentative schedule. Updated 9/3/2009
- We have also released a list of selected biographies of presenters at the conference. Click here to read the list. Updated 9/3/2009
- Over the summer, we have added new co-sponsors to the event, which should expand the attendance for the event as well as increase the Institute’s profile and connectivity. In addition to the New York Society of General Semantics, the Media Ecology Association, the Friends of the Institute of Noetic Sciences, the Lifwynn Foundation for Social Research, and Fordham University, we have added as co-sponsors for the international conference the Taos Institute, the Buckminster Fuller Institute, and the Viewpoints Research Institute.
- The international conference is listed on the United Nations’ Alliance of Civilizations website. Click here to see the listing.
- The international conference is also listed on the Neuroanthropology website. Click here to see the listing. Item added 8/23/2009
- The Buckminster Fuller Institute lists the international conference on the frontpage of its website. Have a look by clicking here. BFI also twice ran items about the international conference, which you can read here and here. Item added 9/9/2009
- Of course, co-sponsor Fordham University lists the international conference on its website here. Item added 9/9/2009
- Aaron DeNu set up a page on Facebook about the conference. Click here to check it out. You will need to be a Facebook member to see it. Item added 8/25/2009
Check the IGS website frequently for updates on the international conference. Also, be sure to register!
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