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January 2015

2015 International CES

Dates: January 6 – 9, 2015
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

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Lifestyle-focused conferences and exhibits produced by Living in Digital Times to highlight technology advancements in education, family connectivity, the aging population, wearable tech and fashion, fitness and health

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced the full lineup of lifestyle-focused conference programming and exhibits produced in partnership with Living in Digital Times at the 2015 International CES®. Owned and produced by CEA, the International CES is the world’s gathering place… read more

What is a fair distribution of brains? with Anders Sandberg

Dates: January 17, 2015
Location: London, UK

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How might different groups of people benefit or lose out from various forms of brain enhancement? How does justice intersect with designer neuroscience?

In this talk, renowned neuroscience researcher and futurist philosopher Anders Sandberg reprises and extends the ideas he explored in his talk at Transvision 2014 in Paris.

There will be plenty of opportunity for audience members to ask questions and to comment on the ideas raised.… read more

AAAI-15 – The First Winter AAAI

Dates: January 25 – 29, 2015
Location: Austin, Texas

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The Twenty-Ninth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-15) will be held January 25–29, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency in Austin, Texas, USA. The purpose of this conference is to promote research in artificial intelligence (AI) and scientific exchange among AI researchers, practitioners, scientists, and engineers in affiliated disciplines. AAAI-15 will have a diverse technical track, student abstracts, poster sessions, invited speakers, tutorials, workshops, and exhibit/competition programs, all selected according to… read more

EmTech Singapore 2015

Dates: January 26 – 27, 2015
Location: Singapore, Singapore

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EmTech Singapore is where technology, business, and culture converge. It’s the showcase for emerging technologies with the greatest potential to change our lives. It’s an access point to the most innovative people and companies in the world. Most of all, it is a place of inspiration—an opportunity to glimpse the future and begin to understand the technologies that matter and how they’ll change the face of business and drive the new… read more

nano tech 2015

Dates: January 28 – 30, 2015
Location: Tokyo, Japan

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The nano tech Executive Committee (Chairman: Tomoji Kawai, Professor, Osaka University ) will hold “nano tech 2015 — The 14th International Nanotechnology Exhibition & Conference” at Tokyo Big Sight for three days from January 28 to 30, 2015. Over 500 companies and organizations from 25 countries and regions will be exhibiting at 750 booths (as of December 15, 2014) to showcase products and technologies that contribute to cutting-edge industries.… read more

Blue Skies — the future of regenerative medicine, with Stephen Minger

Dates: January 31, 2015
Location: London, UK

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Dr. Stephen Minger is one of the world’s leading experts on stem cells. In this talk, he will review the state of play with stem cell research, regenerative medicine, and cell-based therapies, before covering some “Blue Skies” technologies that will revolutionise the future of medicine even further.

About the speaker:

Dr. Stephen Minger is Chief Scientist, GE Healthcare Life Sciences.

Stephen received his PhD in Pathology (Neurosciences) in 1992 from the Albert… read more

February 2015

Cosmologist to give ‘state of the universe address’ in live webcast

Dates: February 4, 2015

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The past several decades have seen transformative progress in cosmology – the study of the origins, evolution, and fate of the universe. Powerful experiments, made possible by recent advances in technology, have sharpened our understanding of the universe, and unveiled vexing new puzzles to be solved.

On February 4, leading cosmologist Kendrick Smith will deliver a kind of “State of the Universe Address,” sharing how far cosmology has… read more

ScienceOnline Together 2015

Dates: February 18 – 21, 2015
Location: Atlanta, Georgia

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ScienceOnline Together 2015 will be an exciting opportunity for researchers, science journalists, videographers, developers, artists, science communicators, educators, and anyone with an interest in conducting, sharing, and communicating science on the web.

ScienceOnline Together 2015 registration includes:

  • 3 days of stimulating conversations with science-minded people in a user-generated program
  • Opportunities for pre-conference field trips and workshops on Wed afternoon (some may

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Algorithms and Accountability Conference

Dates: February 28, 2015
Location: New York, NY

Scholars, stakeholders, and policymakers question the adequacy of existing mechanisms governing algorithmic decision-making and grapple with new challenges presented by the rise of algorithmic power in terms of transparency, fairness, and equal treatment. Algorithms increasingly shape our news, economic options, and educational trajectories.

The centrality and concerns about algorithmic decision making have only increased since we hosted the Governing Algorithms conference in May 2013. This event will build upon… read more

March 2015

Creative Innovation 2015

Dates: March 23 – 25, 2015
Location: Melbourne, Australia

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We are delighted to offer a special discount to Creative Innovation 2015 for the KurzweilAI community. Please use the password “growth” to receive 10% off Platinum, Gold and Silver conference packages.

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Creative Innovation Global | Creative Innovation is an annual future shaping conference event. It is the place to learn from… read more

April 2015

Hydrocarbon Cyber Security

Dates: April 15 – 16, 2015
Location: London, UK

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Enhancing Awareness & Systems Architecture to Fight Threats and Vulnerabilities

With the increasing threat of cyber attacks across the globe, industries are now working towards a safer cyber environment. One of the most vulnerable is the Oil & Gas industry. Oil & Gas majors must understand that cyber attacks are no longer a question of “if”, but “when”. As seen in recent months, hackers can develop… read more

May 2015

EG 2015

Dates: May 14 – 16, 2015
Location: Monterey, California

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EG is a conference and a community of brilliant innovators driving our most creative industries.

It may be the best kept secret in the world of conferencing and unlike any other gathering you’ve been to. But those who come know that EG is the touchstone for innovators in just about every imaginable field, and each year, the conference is simply unforgettable. The people who attend EG are makers and… read more

June 2015

The Global Brain and the Future Information Society

Dates: June 3 – 7, 2015
Location: Vienna, Austria

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Part of the IS4IS 2015 Summit Vienna, International Society for Information Studies.

“The Global Brain can be defined as the self-organizing network formed by all people on this planet together with the information and communication technologies that connect and support them. As the Internet becomes faster, smarter, and more encompassing, it increasingly links its users into a single information processing system, which functions like a nervous system for the planet… read more

July 2015

Juniata Transhumanism Conference

Dates: July 26 – 31, 2015
Location: Huntingdon, Pennsylvania

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The Institute for Religion in the Age of Science presents Our Transhuman Futures.

Conference Themes:

  1. Wearable Technologies and the Quantified Self
  2. Human-Robot Interaction and the Future of Human Labor
  3. Morphological and Cognitive Enhancements to the Human Base Model
  4. Political and Religious Reactions to the Emergent Transhuman

Program Statement and Daily Schedule

To be human is to evolve. Our species’ evolutionary niche is… read more

October 2015

PopTech: Hybrid

Dates: October 22 – 24, 2015
Location: Camden, Maine

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Do both. Revolutionary breakthroughs occur at points of integration — art and science, design and technology, form and function, local and global.

It’s about the combination of creativity and innovation to create new models for change. At PopTech 2015, we will call together those who defy easy categorization and rejoice in the power that emerges from a hybrid.

  • Early Hy‘bird’
    The first 20 participants to register

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