Robert J. Sawyer is the bestselling author of 17 novels including the Hugo Award-winning Hominids, the Nebula Award-winning The Terminal Experiment, the John W. Campbell Memorial Award-winning Mindscan, and the Hugo finalists Starplex, Frameshift, Factoring Humanity, Calculating God, and Humans. Rob has made over 200 television appearances (including Rivera Live with Geraldo Rivera) and over 200 radio interviews (including NPR's Talk of the Nation). He is a frequent futurism commentator for Discovery Channel Canada, CBC Radio, and CBC Television. Rob has spoken at such venues as the Library of Congress, the National Library of Canada, the Canadian Embassy in Tokyo, and the Polytechnic University of Catalonia in Spain. He has given keynotes to numerous conferences and professional association annual meetings, including: * Association of Ontario Land Surveyors* Canadian Association of Science Centres* Canadian Conference on Intelligent Systems* Council on Licensure, Enforcement, and Regulation* Life Communicators Association* National Life Insurance* National Research Council of Canada* New York Library Association* Professional Engineers Ontario* Science Teachers Association of Ontario* Second International Symposium on Physical Sciences in Space* Federation of State Medical Boards* Ontario Mutual Insurance Association In addition, he teaches science-fiction writing through the Banff Centre for the Arts and the University of Toronto, is THE CANADIAN ENCYCLOPEDIA's authority on Science Fiction, and edits the Robert J. Sawyer Books imprint for Red Deer Press.
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