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April 2015

The Future of Robot Ethics, with Joanna Bryson

Dates: April 18, 2015
Location: London, UK

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What will it mean for robots with AI (artificial intelligence) to become conscious, have emotions, and gain social responsibilities? Will they become moral subjects, with ethical obligations and rights?

In this presentation, Dr Joanna Bryson, Reader in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Bath, will review a number of key questions about the present and future relationship between humans and robots:

  • Setting aside Hollywood

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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

Inside 3D Printing 2015

Dates: April 15 – 17, 2015
Location: New York, NY

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The Largest Professional 3D Printing Event Returns to New York

Inside 3D Printing is returning to New York City on April 15-17! Since its inception in 2013, the Inside 3D Printing Conference and Expo has quickly grown to become the largest professional 3D printing event worldwide. Inside 3D Printing New York will feature a full day of workshops plus two days of conference sessions led by industry experts and demonstrations… read more

National Association of Broadcasters Show 2015

Dates: April 11 – 16, 2015
Location: Las Vegas, NV

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No matter where you are in the Content Lifecycle — from creation to consumption — NAB Show is a must-attend event if you want to connect with the people and technology driving the future of media and entertainment.

For professionals who want to create and deliver quality content, the 2015 NAB Show is the only source. Hands-on experiences with emerging technologies and the latest innovations, limitless networking and learning opportunities, and the inspiration… read more

March 2015

The Creator Economy

Dates: March 31, 2015
Location: San Francisco, CA

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Paul Saffo will be presenting The Creator Economy on Tuesday March 31, 02015 at 7:30 pm at the Cowell Theater at Fort Mason Center. See this page for more info and for tickets.

According to futurist (and Long Now board member) Paul Saffo, the ‘new economy” anticipated in the late 01990s is arriving late and in utterly unexpected ways. Social media, maker culture, the… read more

Agenda 15

Dates: March 30 – Apr 1, 2015
Location: Amelia Island, FL

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AGENDA is the all-new business leadership conference focused on transforming business for the digital world. Business today not only demands a mobile, social and omni-channel experience for customers and employees alike. It requires that organizations harness these outlets for business growth in new and innovative ways at an ever faster pace as business cycles collapse and competitors sprout up ever faster. That’s exciting. And it’s HARD.  We invite your… read more

The Brain Forum 2015

Dates: March 30 – Apr 1, 2015
Location: Lausanne, Switzerland

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The 2015 Brain Forum will bring together world leaders in the fields of brain research, technology and healthcare. The forum is a platform where participants openly share their thoughts to discuss and debate challenges for the 21st Century.

It will be a unique opportunity for discussing your ideas with foundations, investors and philanthropists. The scientific and economic communities as well as policy makers will meet in Lausanne to… read more

TEDMED Great Challenges: How Can the Maker Movement Drive Medical Innovation?

Dates: March 26, 2015

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How can the Maker Movement transform health and medicine? Please join us this Thursday, March 26 from 12-1 PM EDT as we discuss this question and related topics during our next Great Challenges online event for “Medical Innovation.”

The discussion will be moderated by Justin Barnes — health innovation strategist and host of the online radio program, “This Just in.” Justin and our group of expert “makers” will explore how and… read more

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

OFC 2015

Dates: March 22 – 26, 2015
Location: Los Angeles, CA

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OFC—A Dynamic Global Gathering

OFC is the largest global conference and exposition for optical communications and networking professionals. For over 40 years, The Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC) has drawn attendees from all corners of the globe to meet and greet, teach and learn, make connections and move business forward.

OFC attracts the biggest names in the field, offers key networking and partnering opportunities, and provides… read more

Transhuman Strategies

Dates: March 21, 2015
Location: San Jose, CA

Brighter Brains Institute is producing a “Transhuman Strategies” conference to explore these topics.

What are the transhuman Goals in the near future?
How can these transhuman ideas permeate the mainstream?
Are there ways transhumanism can assert itself in the political sphere?
How can transhumanist ideas and innovations create a better world now, for billions of people on Earth?

speakers:

  • Riva Melissa-Tez - Philosopher and Lecturer
  • Zoltan

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First Blumberg Dialogue on Astrobiology

Dates: March 18 – 19, 2015
Location: Washington, DC

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The first Blumberg Dialogue on Astrobiology, hosted by The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, will examine how recent discoveries about the origins and future of life in the universe may affect religious traditions and their various conceptions of humanity, the self, and our place in the cosmos.

The public portion of the program, titled “Astrobiology and the Religious Imagination: Reexamining Notions of Creation, Humanity,… read more

SXSW Music and Media Conference

Dates: March 17 – 22, 2015
Location: Austin, Texas

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South by Southwest (SXSW) Music and Media Conference, the world’s leading music industry event, offers attendees the opportunity to explore the future of the music industry during the day at panels, talks, the Trade Show, Music Gear Expo and other conference activities at the Austin Convention Center.

At night, the absolute best mix of musical performances from over 2,200 regional, national and international acts take place at the SXSW Musicread more

CeBIT 2015

Dates: March 16 – 20, 2015
Location: Hanover, Germany

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CeBIT covers all the relevant issues in IT business. Thanks to its market-oriented structure, CeBIT is geared strictly to the requirements of the professional public. The exhibition is complemented by a high-profile conference program.

“d!conomy,” the keynote theme at CeBIT 2015, symbolizes the rapid expansion of information technology into all areas of the economy and society. The comprehensive convergence of the global market… read more

FutureFest

Dates: March 14 – 15, 2015
Location: London, England

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What might the world be like in decades to come?

FutureFest is Nesta’s flagship weekend event of immersive experiences, compelling performances and radical speakers to excite and challenge perceptions of the future. Join the conversation #futurefest.Updates

  • Download the schedule: SATURDAY & SUNDAY

  • ALL TICKETS are now sold out. We will not be selling any

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