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December 2013

The 2013 World Stem Cell Summit

Dates: December 4 – 6, 2013
Location: San Diego, California


Don’t miss this opportunity to share knowledge and advance collaborations. The Summit is an engine for discovery, funding and commercialization. Planned by and for the stem cell and regenerative medicine community, the Summit brings global stakeholders together to solve global challenges. The goal of the Summit is to accelerate the discovery and development of lifesaving cures and therapies. The Summit builds a foundation to advance cell therapies… read more

World Elastomer Summit 2013

Dates: December 4 – 5, 2013
Location: Lyon, France

World Elastomer Summit

ACI`s World Elastomer Summit 2013 will provide in depth analysis of today fundamental shift of global C4 olefins and elastomers markets. Globally, trade patterns for butadiene and related products will continue to shift as production of end-use products relocate to developing countries, mainly to China.

The emergence of China and the rest of the developing world as significant players in the automotive markets is causing much of

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3rd International Conference on Nanotek and Expo

Dates: December 2 – 4, 2013
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

3rd International Conference logo

OMICS Group invites all the participants across the globe to attend the 3rd International Conference on Nanotek and Expo during December 02-04, 2013 Hampton Inn Tropicana Las Vegas, USA.

The previous two Conferences on Nanotek which were held at Omaha, USA and Philadelphia, USA brings together large and medium pharmaceutical, health care, food technology, biotech & diagnostic companies, few of the research institutes to most of the leading universities making it largest and most successful international… read more

Hangout on Air: The Future of Cryonics

Dates: December 1, 2013
Location: Google+

London futurists

What lies in the future for cryonics — the practice of low-temperature suspended animation of people who have died of an incurable disease, in the hope of a future cure?

This London Futurists Hangout on Air will feature a live discussion between an international panel of people with practical experience of the world of cryonics [panelists to be announced].

The discussion aims to cover:

• Recent developments in the… read more

November 2013

Google Glass and Wearables Hackathon

Dates: November 30 – Dec 1, 2013
Location: London, United Kingdom

Nonlinear labs

The first ever Google Glass and Wearables Hackathon in London

Bringing together platforms like Google Glass and wearables — Smart Watches, Headbands, Wristbands and all kinds of wearables to create interesting possibilities and applications.

One of the best opportunities in London to come, play and hack applications for Google Glass and other wearables!


9.00 am – Arrive, Team Grouping and Breakfast
10.00 am  -… read more

Science, Technology & the Future

Dates: November 30 – Dec 1, 2013
Location: Melbourne, Australia


What will the future be like?

Right now, the technologies that we use to understand the world are in the process of a major transformation. Almost every field of knowledge is generating vast quantities of data, requiring unprecedented computing power and intelligent algorithms to interpret.

There will be sessions on Biomed, Engineering, Tools for Thinking about the Future, and Intelligent Technology.

With the immense… read more

Transhumanism and Religion Group (American Academy of Religion annual meeting in Baltimore)

Dates: November 23 – 26, 2013
Location: Baltimore, Maryland


This Group welcomes papers on any aspect of transhumanism and religion and seeks perspectives from a variety of religious traditions. We encourage feminist analyses and more overtly philosophical critiques of posthuman discourse and we encourage original research. Papers may identify and critically evaluate any implicit religious beliefs, practices, and values that might underlie key transhumanist claims, goals, values, and assumptions. For example, are there operative notions of anthropology, soteriology,… read more

Cell Symposia: Using Stem Cells to Model and Treat Human Disease

Dates: November 21 – 23, 2013
Location: Los Angeles, California


The Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine 2012 was awarded to Shinya Yamanaka and John Gurdon for their discovery that mature cells can be reprogrammed to become pluripotent. Their work has now galvanized the stem cell field into generating patient-derived induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) and using these to model and treat human disease. While these efforts are still in their infancy, other types of stem cells… read more

Self-Driving Vehicles: Startups (Already) on the Road

Dates: November 21, 2013
Location: Stanford, California


Stanford University
Cemex Auditorium, 655 Knight Way, Stanford, CA 94305-7298

Parking Information
Parking Structure VII, 655 Knight Way off Campus Drive (located under Faculty Building West @ Knight Management Center)

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Printed Electronics USA 2013

Dates: November 20 – 21, 2013
Location: Santa Clara, California

Printed Electronics

The tenth annual IDTechEx event focuses on the commercialization of the technology, helping companies understand end-user requirements, latest technology capability across a diverse range of related technologies and end user case studies.

Key highlights:

  • End-user perspectives and sector requirements: Commercial successes, case studies, viability, opportunities
  • Technology and product development and roadmaps: Technical capabilities, costs, product development plans
  • Market insight and sector appraisal: Profitability, market

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SIGGRAPH Asia 2013

Dates: November 19 – 22, 2013
Location: Hong Kong, China

Siggraph Asia 2013

The 6th ACM SIGGRAPH Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques will be held in Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.

SIGGRAPH Asia 2013 will be chaired by Professor Wenping Wang from The University of Hong Kong. Professor Wang is associate editor of the journals, Computer Aided Geometric Design (CAGD) and IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG). He has also… read more

2013 Bitcoin Conference in Singapore

Dates: November 15, 2013
Location: Downtown Core, Singapore


The inaugural Bitcoin Conference in Singapore will be held on November 15th at the Fullerton Hotel.

Discover the cryptocurrency that is challenging the financial economy, the way we transfer funds, make payments, and our whole relation to money.

Meet experts of the digital currency economy, entrepreneurs, security experts, compliance lawyers, bitcoin investors, digital currency exchange founders, cryptocurrency fund managers from Asia and beyond.

Topics Addressed during… read more

AAAI 2013 Fall Symposium Series

Dates: November 15 – 17, 2013
Location: Arlington, Virginia


The Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence is pleased to present the 2013 Fall Symposium Series, to be held Friday through Sunday, November 15–17, at the Westin Arlington Gateway in Arlington, Virginia. The titles of the five symposia are as follows:

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Singularity University Summit Europe 2013

Dates: November 15 – 16, 2013
Location: Budapest, Hungary


Join technology experts, global CEOs, CTOs and Chief Strategists at the first Singularity University (SU) European Summit on Exponential Technologies

2013 is the year that Singularity University will expand its presence abroad.

In November of this year, SU will launch the Summit Europe, bringing together thought leaders and high octane doers in various technology fields.

SU will convene thought leaders and breakthrough companies to explore exponential technologies… read more

Beyond AI: Artificial Golem Intelligence

Dates: November 12 – 14, 2013
Location: Pilsen, Czech Republic


Keynote speakers: Ron Chrisley, Hamid Ekbia, Ben Goertzel, John Storrs Hall, Jana Horakova, Brian Cantwell Smith, Kevin Warwick, Joanna Zylinska. More details on the Keynotes page.

The third annual international conference Beyond AI will focus on Artificial General Intelligence (AGI). However, instead of asking where the AGI field stands and what methods and algorithms we should explore, we want to find answers to this question:

Why… read more

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