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October 2012

164th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America

Dates: October 22 – 26, 2012
Location: Kansas City, Missouri

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The Science of Sound Resonates at Acoustical Society Meeting in Kansas City, October 22-26

Perfect pitch, dolphin communication, and noise in the community and in nature are just some of the intriguing topics that will be presented at the 164th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA).

The meeting will take place October 22-26, 2012, in Kansas City,… read more

RoboBusiness Leadership Summit 2013

Dates: October 22 – 24, 2012
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 

 

 

The RoboBusiness Leadership Summit (RBLS) is the premier business development event for the global robotics industry. The event’s program is designed to provide invaluable information and advice and create powerful connections for business and technology executives in companies at all levels of the robotics industry ecosystem.

RBLS features:
-    High-level workshops in critical topics areas
-    Keynotes and… read more

Alcor-40 conference

Dates: October 19 – 21, 2012
Location: Scottsdale, Arizona

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Speakers & Events

  • Sebastian Seung on testing how well cryopreservation (and alternatives) preserves the connectome.
  • Todd Huffman on brain scanning.
  • Panel discussion on long-term financial planning, including investing strategies, inflation protection, and personal trusts.
  • Aschwin and Chana de Wolf from Advanced Neural Biosciences on advances in cryonics-relevant research.
  • Greg Fahy from 21st Century medicine on advances in cryoprotection.
  • Aubrey

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Internet Research 13.0: Technologies

Dates: October 18 – 21, 2012
Location: Salford – Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

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The 13th Annual International and Interdisciplinary Conference of the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR)

Internet Research 13.0 will focus on the theme of technologies, understood in the broadest sense as crafts, techniques, and systems.

The conference will examine the place of the Internet in the contemporary world and in relation to a range of existing and emerging technologies, considering its impact in a context where… read more

PopTech 2012

Dates: October 18 – 20, 2012
Location: Camden, Maine

Poptech 2012

After a decade defined by disruption and volatility of every kind, a new critical conversation is emerging, focused on resilience.

How do we create economic, social, educational, technological, political and ecological systems that ‘bounce back’ from disruption, that retain their integrity and purpose under the widest variety of conditions? How do we build better shock absorbers for our communities, our planet and ourselves? What are the policies, platforms and… read more

PopTech Camden 2012: Toward Resilence

Dates: October 17 – 20, 2012
Location: Camden, Maine

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After a decade defined by disruption and volatility of every kind, a new critical conversation is emerging, focused on resilience.

How do we create economic, social, educational, economic, technological, political and ecological systems that ‘bounce back’ from disruption, that retain their integrity and purpose under the widest variety of conditions? How do we build better shock absorbers for our communities, our planet and ourselves? What are the… read more

Wolfram Technology Conference 2012

Dates: October 17 – 19, 2012
Location: Champaign, Illinois

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Held just yards from Wolfram’s headquarters, the conference provides three days of pure productivity, featuring dozens of talks by Wolfram publishing experts and developers, users presenting real-world solutions, interactive workshops, and the opportunity to exchange ideas with fellow Mathematica enthusiasts.

Wolfram Technology Conference 2012

Dates: October 17 – 19, 2012
Location: Champaign, Illinois

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What can you expect?

New Technologies

Hear directly from Wolfram’s developers about the latest technologies for mobile devices, cloud computing, interactive deployment, and more, and how colleagues in your industry are putting those technologies to use.

Training + Learning

Sharpen your skills, discover and explore new capabilities, connect with colleagues and peers, and get help with your toughest computing challenges in our pre- and post-conference trainings and… read more

Future Salon LA – Transformers and Transforming

Dates: October 14, 2012
Location: Los Angeles, California

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Come join our fun and useful discussions on key trends, innovations, problems, sustainability, and social responsibility. Work with and on new tools, practices, ideas and projects. See the future and seize the present. Grow your network of supportive, future-oriented friends.

Mini potluck & meet-and-greet starts at 5:00 PM – please bring snacks and drinks to share!

The presentation will start PROMPTLY at 6:00 PM.

Presentation: Transformers andread more

Singularity Summit 2012

Dates: October 13 – 14, 2012
Location: San Francisco, California

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The Singularity Summit, open to the public, is the premier event on cutting-edge technologies including robotics, regenerative medicine, artificial intelligence, brain-computer interfacing, and more. The event this October 13-14 will draw over 800 thought leaders to San Francisco for discussions on the most revolutionary technological advancements on the horizon.

The annual conference was founded in 2006 by Ray Kurzweil, Peter Thiel, and the Singularity Institute as the first… read more

AIIDE-12

Dates: October 8 – 12, 2012
Location: Stanford, California

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AAAI invites you to attend and participate in the Eighth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment (AIIDE-12) will be held October 8–12, 2012 at Stanford University, Stanford, California.

AIIDE-12 is intended to be the definitive point of interaction between entertainment software developers interested in AI and academic and industrial AI researchers. AIIDE-12 will include invited speakers, research and industry presentations, project demonstrations, interactive… read more

SALT: Steven Pinker, “The Decline of Violence”

Dates: October 8, 2012
Location: San Francisco, California

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It’s pretty rare for a psychologist to permanently change how we think about history, but Harvard’s Steven Pinker has done that with his book, The Better Angels of Our Nature.

First, he presents exhaustive evidence that the tragic view of history is wrong and always has been. A close examination of the data shows that in every millennium, century, and decade, humans have been drastically reducing violence, cruelty,… read more

Human Language Technology Conference 2012

Dates: October 4, 2012
Location: Chantilly, Virginia

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Revolutions in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya. Civil war in Syria. Political unrest in Russia and China. Rising tensions on the Korean peninsula. The Iranian nuclear threat. The past twelve months have presented the intelligence community with a constant stream of new challenges requiring immediate responses.

Where will the next flash point be? How will upcoming elections in Egypt and Greece influence us? How are popular sentiments… read more

Super Wi-Fi Summit

Dates: October 3 – 5, 2012
Location: Austin, Texas

Get to Super Wi-Fi Summit and understand the opportunity

Get to the Super Wi-Fi Summit and hear how the use of White Space’s can lead to spectrum sharing, increased broadband efficiencies and an end to the current spectrum crisis.
Sounds exciting? Register today and hear what this means to your business.
Hear from every major player in the White Spaces sector and understand how the utilization of White… read more

Video World Conference & Expo

Dates: October 3 – 5, 2012
Location: Austin, Texas

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Think Visual to Expand Your Brand

Whether it’s a field sales program on your iPad, a TV app on your iPhone, movies delivered through your home TV or gaming console, or a telepresence meeting at work, video is driving ever deeper into our business and personal lives. This reality lays the groundwork for a fast-lengthening list of new revenue opportunities for enterprises and services providers.… read more

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