Bestselling author and popular science broadcaster, Jay Ingram, is coming to Guelph to share with us his latest examination of science and technology, through the lens of how cutting-edge research is shaping The Future of Us, the title of his latest book.
Jay will share his insights on the potential impacts to human health of developments in areas such as organ and limb regeneration, advances in prosthetics, the merging of the human and the synthetic, and gene editing. Hear about how vertical farming and lab-grown food might help feed millions and alleviate pressure on the planet, along with some well-informed speculation on the future of artificial intelligence, as well as our place on Earth and in the universe.
With such a wide-ranging exploration, questions around ethics and social equity abound. Let’s investigate together, The Future of Us, with our intrepid guide, Jay Ingram.
Copies of the book (release date September 26!) will be available on site.