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June 2015

Scientists to talk ‘Star Wars’ in Google+ Hangout

Dates: June 12, 2015
Location: Google+ Hangout

(credit: LLNL)

Source: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Two Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers will discuss the science behind “Star Wars” films live online Friday during a Google+ Hangout https://youtu.be/8JptUU6yleg hosted by the Department of Energy (DOE). They will join scientists from Los Alamos and Idaho national laboratories during the live video event to field questions such as, “How much energy would it take to run a Death Star?”

The public is invited… read more

Augmented World Expo 2015

Dates: June 8 – 10, 2015
Location: San Jose, CA


The organizers of Augmented World Expo 2015 are proud to announce an incredible lineup of speakers and presenters at this year’s event. AWE 2015 will showcase a trio of keynotes including David Brin, scientist and world-known author, Dr. Tom Furness, a pioneer in human interface technology and grandfather of virtual and augmented reality, and Steve Mann, legendary wearable computing pioneer.

AWE 2015 will be held June 8-10, 2015… read more

Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition 2015

Dates: June 7 – 12, 2015
Location: Boston, Massachusetts


CVPR is the premier annual Computer Vision event comprising the main CVPR conference and several co-located workshops and short courses. With its high quality and low cost, it provides an exceptional value for students, academics and industry researchers.

In 2015, it will take place at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts.

Main Conference:  2015 June 8-10 (Mon-Wed)
Tutorials: 2015 June 7 (Sun)
Workshops: 2015 June 11-12 (Thu-Fri)… read more

Artificial Intelligence Showcase

Dates: June 5, 2015
Location: London, UK


Source: Playfair Capital

Join some of the most forward-thinking AI experts for an inside peek into how we can expect ai technologies to empower and disrupt the way we live, work and play.

Bringing together expert leaders in their respective fields, be that cutting-edge startups, leading academics or large company executives, we will delve into each main area of artificial intelligence. Whether its product recommendation engines, predictive search, text… read more

DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals 2015

Dates: June 5 – 6, 2015
Location: Pomona, CA


Source: DARPA

What is the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC)?

The DRC is a competition of robot systems and software teams vying to develop robots capable of assisting humans in responding to natural and man-made disasters.  It was designed to be extremely difficult.  Participating teams, representing some of the most advanced robotics research and development organizations in the world, are collaborating and innovating on a very short timeline… read more

Technological Unemployment and the Future of Work

Dates: June 3, 2015
Location: Ottawa, Canada

Event organizer description

This half day symposium addresses the idea that advances in artificial intelligence may soon make it possible for machines to replace workers in jobs traditionally thought to be unfit for automation such as airline pilot, accountant or economist. Given the rapid progress of technology how can we expect these trends to impact the future of work over the next decades?


Nick Bostrom… read more

The Global Brain and the Future Information Society

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

Global Brain

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

Smart City 2015

Dates: June 2 – 5, 2015
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands


With 500+ participants from over 30 different countries, interactive roundtable sessions, inspiring excursions and lots of networking opportunities the Smart City Event 2014 was a great success! We hope you’ve enjoyed this 2-day event as much as we did!

On the 2nd until the 5th of June 2015, The Smart City Event will take place for the 5th time in Amsterdam.

May 2015

Building the New World Conference 2015

Dates: May 28 – 31, 2015
Location: Radford, Virginia


The world needs a positive vision and a concrete strategy for planetary peace and sustainability. Equally important are the universal principles of justice, prosperity, and spiritual freedom for all.

The Building the New World Conference (“BTNW”) will focus on the reality that planet Earth is endangered in multiple, interconnected ways. We also need to recognize that it is no longer feasible to reform the current corrupt institutions. Therefore,… read more

International Space Development Conference 2015

Dates: May 20 – 24, 2015
Location: Toronto, Canada


Next Breakthrough Technologies

The annual International Space Development Conference (ISDC) is the keynote event of the National Space Society (NSS), bringing together leading managers, engineers, scientists, educators, and business people from civilian, military, commercial, entrepreneurial, and grassroots advocacy space sectors. ISDC has been held in various locations throughout North America since 1982, featuring renowned speakers such as Buzz Aldrin, Eric Anderson, Charles Bolden, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Peter Diamandis, Lori Garver,… read more

EG 2015

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


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

The Future of 3D Printing

Dates: May 14, 2015


R&D Magazine description

3D printing or alternative manufacturing methodologies have become mainstream techniques for creating prototypes and limited production runs of new products across a wide range of industries and research technologies. New applications and new materials for these techniques appear daily in life science, aerospace/defense, automotive, consumer and other customized industries. Our panel of speakers will provide insights into the changes that you can expect… read more

Beth Shapiro: How to Clone a Mammoth

Dates: May 11, 2015
Location: San Francisco, CA

The Long Now Foundation logo

Beth Shapiro is far from a giddy enthusiast about de-extinction. She knows more than nearly anyone about the subject because she is a highly regarded biologist in the middle of the two leading efforts in the new field — to resurrect extinct woolly mammoths and passenger pigeons. She knows exactly how challenging the whole process will be and how imperfect the later stages of success might appear.

An… read more

Creating Future Tech Businesses through Exponential Thinking

Dates: May 11, 2015
Location: London, United Kingdom


This event is organized by Future Self, with support from London Futurists. A number of speakers will set the scene for a wide ranging discussion on the questions:

  • How will future technologies shape our lives and create new business opportunities?
  • How should we adapt our lifestyles and businesses in anticipation of future technologies?
  • If technology and biology merge, what will be implications be?

Attendance is… read more

RoboUniverse Conference & Expo New York

Dates: May 11 – 13, 2015
Location: New York, NY


RoboUniverse is an inclusive professional robotics trade show delivering engaging workshops, inspiring keynotes, interactive panels and content rich sessions that deliver meaningful and actionable information. The expo will be filled with mobile autonomous robots, collaborative robots and advanced technology solutions. Come Meet the Robots at RoboUniverse and get the inside scoop from industry innovators and trail blazers who are leading the charge. (Richard Erb, Executive Director)


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