Alcor and cryonics are discussed near the end of this Newsweek article. We found mention of the information theoretic criterion of death particularly interesting.
We are pleased to accept these generous sponsorship donations for the 7th Alcor conference:
Michael Fleischmann – $2500
Immortality Institute – $1000
Opportunities for sponsorship are still available.
Don’t miss the opportunity to support this important annual event, bringing members and supporters together from around the world. All donation amounts are accepted.
Depending on the donation amount, sponsorship includes these benefits at the conference:
An opportunity to address the crowd
Contact for more details:
877-462-5267 x 113
This meeting will take place on July 15th at 5:00 pm. The primary purpose of this meeting will be to get to know others in the area who share a similar attitude towards cryonics and other related fields.
Peartree Apts in the Rec Rm
330 N Mathilda Ave
Board meetings are typically held on the first Saturday of the month. Due to the 4th of July holiday, the next Board meeting is scheduled for Saturday, June 30, 2007, at the Alcor facility (7895 East Acoma Drive in Scottsdale, AZ) at 11:00 AM (PST). Members and the public are encouraged to attend.
There was a discussion of the following topics:
– Two Portuguese applicants’ insurance policies were approved.
– 2006 Conference DVD will be out shortly.
Attention, Phoenix area cryonicists: Join your local monthly Cryonics Meetups to socialize with like-minded people, discuss topics of interest in the field of cryonics, and help build a sustainable cryonics community.
The next Meetup will be held June 21, 2007, at 7:00 p.m. All are welcome (no affiliation with Alcor required)!
Several hours were spent on the phone with multiple representatives at AT&T trying to establish toll-free phone access from Canada. After much discussion, they realized that the line was caught “in limbo” and had never been fully transferred to AT&T.
Members in Canada have confirmed that the toll-free numbers (both the business and emergency lines) are now working.
Thank you to all the members in Canada who helped with testing the phone lines.
A revised version of Alcor’s Bylaws was unanimously approved by the Alcor Board recently. The revisions focused on minor typographical errors and other non-substantive changes.
This meeting will take place on Sunday, July 15th at 5:00 pm. The primary purpose of this meeting will be to get to know others in the area who share a similar attitude towards cryonics and other related fields.
There will be a Board of Directors meeting for JUNE Saturday, June 2, at 11:00 am Arizona time. All are welcome to attend. The meeting usually takes one to two hours, and is followed by a buffet lunch.