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October 2014

Teach-in: Techno-Utopianism & the Fate of the Earth

Dates: October 25 – 26, 2014
Location: New York, NY

45 LEADING SCHOLARS, AUTHORS AND ACTIVISTS will convene at The Great Hall of Cooper Union, New York City, for a public “TEACH-IN” on the profound impacts—environmental, economic and social—of runaway technological expansionism and cyber immersion; the tendency to see technology as the savior for all problems. A change of direction is required, returning the fate of nature to the center of economic and social decision making.

Speakers

Speakers include: Jeannette Armstrong, Debbieread more

InsideAR 2014 Munich

Dates: October 29 – 30, 2014
Location: Munich, Germany

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This year’s main topic will be 3D Sensors and Wearable Technologies. Meet international companies and speakers from Intel, Daimler, DHL, VW, Epson, NVIDIA, Ngrain, Cisco, Carrier and many more. Metaio will again be hosting the event and promises to share key insights on where the future of Augmented Reality is going, continuing the theme of “Always On, Always Augmented”.

What to Expect

Various Inspiring Topics and Sessions
  • Mobile

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3rd World Humanities Forum

Dates: October 30 – Nov 1, 2014
Location: Daejeon City, Korea

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The 3rdWorld Humanities Forum, “Humanities in the Era of Transformative Science and Technology,” co-hosted by the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Korea, UNESCO(United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization), and Daejeon Metropolitan City, will be held at the Daejeon Convention Center from Thursday, October 30 to Saturday, November 1, 2014.
It consists of three components: Keynote Lectures, Plenary Speeches, and Parallel Sessions.

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November 2014

International Conference on Aging and Disease 2014

Dates: November 1 – 2, 2014
Location: Beijing, China

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The 2014 International Conference on Aging and Disease (ICAD 2014) will be held in Beijing International Convention Center, China, on November 1–2, 2014.

ICAD 2014 is one of the leading international conferences for presenting novel and fundamental advances in the fields of Aging and Aged-related disease. The purpose of the conference is for the scientists, scholars, and students from the universities and the research institutes all around the world… read more

SIMposium 2014

Dates: November 2 – 4, 2014
Location: Denver, CO

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SIMposium 2014 | The theme is innovation in business, in our careers, and in our lives. Innovation peaks in the Rockies.

Innovation is no longer the luxury of risk taking people and organizations.  Innovation is a requirement to survive.

The Colorado SIMposium team has an impressive list of speakers  to help us navigate today’s business environment.  This conference is not about specific technologies — it’s about remaining nimble in… read more

32nd Annual Monetary Conference

Dates: November 6, 2014
Location: Washington, D.C.

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CATO’S 32ND ANNUAL MONETARY CONFERENCE will bring together leading scholars and advocates for fundamental monetary reform to discuss:

  • The bitcoin revolution and future of crypto-currencies
  • How technology will drive further innovations so that private currencies become a reality
  • The role of gold in a decentralized monetary regime
  • The steps necessary to return to constitutional money based on the convertibility principle and free banking

When… read more

Quantum Mechanics and Spacetime in the 21st Century (webcast)

Dates: November 6, 2014
Location: Waterloo, Canada

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Event is sold out — sign-up to receive an email reminder to watch the live webcast of quantum mechanics and spacetime in the 21st century.

Prepare to be amazed. Nima Arkani-Hamed is one of the world’s most innovative scientists, with an infectious enthusiasm for decoding the mysteries of the universe. Renowned for his dynamic and accessible speaking style, Arkani-Hamed is among the most sought-after experts on topics including dark… read more

End Death — Cryonics Convention

Dates: November 7 – 9, 2014
Location: Laughlin, Nevada

The Society for Venturism will hold its END DEATH — Cryonics Convention this November 7, 8 and 9, 2014, at cryonicist Don Laughlin’s Riverside Resort in Laughlin, Nevada.

Are Death and Taxes No Longer Inevitable?

Aubrey de Grey, Ph.D., the maverick, freethinking gerontologist, says in his TED Talk.that “a lot of people alive today are going to live to 1,000 or more.”

And inventor Ray Kurzweil, called by… read more

The upcoming decentralization singularity

Dates: November 8, 2014
Location: London, UK

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What are the wider consequences of the innovative technology that underpins the Bitcoin currency? This meetup features Ethereum CCO Stephan Tual, who will highlight some far-reaching scenarios, including the establishment of Decentralized Autonomous Organizations.

This meeting has not been announced yet and this event announcement is draft.

About Ethereum

Ethereum is a worldwide, decentralized singleton in current development with a go live date of March 2015. Ethereum’s promise… read more

Exponential Medicine

Dates: November 9 – 12, 2014
Location: San Diego, California

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Exponential Medicine is a four-day conference by Singularity University that brings together top experts to inform medical services leaders how technology is impacting healthcare and medicine. Part of the Exponential Conference Series, this event will take place in Coronado, San Diego at the Hotel Del Coronado November 9-12, 2014.

What is Exponential Medicine?

Exponential Medicine is an “application required” program of world-class faculty mixed with highly curated participants who want… read more

Electronica 2014

Dates: November 11 – 14, 2014
Location: Munich, Germany

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Electronica 2014: World’s leading trade fair

This unique industry event presents the state of the art in innovative electronics — a diverse range of components, pioneering hardware and software solutions and complete systems and applications — on 143,000 m² of exhibition space. It all revolves around the latest hot topics such as electromobility, energy efficiency and sustainability.

Related-events program: unique

Three international conferences, five forums, a public CEO… read more

Second Annual Samsung Developer Conference

Dates: November 11 – 13, 2014
Location: San Francisco, California

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Samsung Electronics announced the global Samsung Developer Conference will gather the growing community of developers and partners to explore software and services opportunities in smart health, wearables, virtual reality and smart home.

The event occurs on November 11 through November 13 and will be held at Moscone West in downtown San Francisco. This year’s theme is “Connected Living. Connecting Developers” and attendees can register at samsungdevcon.com.

“We are… read more

Shaping the Developing Brain: Prenatal through Early Childhood

Dates: November 11 – 13, 2014
Location: New York, NY

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This multidisciplinary conference will bring together experts in the fundamental stages of early brain development, and will focus on the connection between research and improved outcomes for children. Speakers will present the latest discoveries from cognitive neuroscience and experimental psychology, social, family, and nutritional factors that cause lasting changes to the brain; and intervention, education, and policy to help at-risk children.

Conference Highlights

Keynote Speaker

Thomas R. Insel,read more

First G20 World Brain Mapping & Therapeutic Scientific Summit

Dates: November 13, 2014
Location: Brisbane, Australia

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Building Global Alliance in Brain Mapping & Therapeutics through supporting President Obama’s BRAIN Initiative

The Society for Brain Mapping & Therapeutics (SBMT) including its Australasian Pacific Chapter (SBMTA) and Compumedics Inc, invite you to attend this important scientific summit being held in Brisbane on 13 November 2014.

According to the World Health Organization’s large-scale studies, about a third of the adult worldwide population suffer fromread more

NAKFI 2014: Collective Behavior: From Cells to Societies

Dates: November 13 – 15, 2014
Location: Irvine, California

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November 13 — 15, 2014

Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center

Of the National Academies of Science and Engineering

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Irvine, CA 92617

http://keckfutures.org/conferences/collective-behaviors/index.html

NAKFI will pay all conference-related travel expenses for selected applicants!

NAKFI 2014 Call for Applications!The National Academies Keck Futures Initiative (NAKFI), a project of the National Academy of Sciences, the… read more

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