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November 2013

International Conference on Underwater Networks and Systems (WUWNet)

Dates: November 11 – 13, 2013
Location: Kaohsiung, Taiwan

wuwnet 2013

WUWNet’13 will be held in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Note that since 2012, WUWNet has become a standalone conference with an extended scope to underwater networks and systems. The conference will include presentations of keynote speeches, plenary talks, technical papers, and posters/demos. The scope of the WUWNet conference covers a broad range of research directions relevant to underwater networks and network-related signal processing, communications, systems, and applications.

The WUWNet meeting is… read more

Secularism, Liberalism, and the Human Future, with Russell Blackford

Dates: November 9, 2013
Location: London, U.K.


Emerging and proposed technologies such as human cloning and genetic engineering have drawn a chorus of objections from politicians, pundits, and scholars. In this talk, Russell Blackford eschews the heated rhetoric that surrounds these technological developments and examines them in the context of secular and liberal thought.

Some perceive emerging technologies as challenging the values of liberal democracy. Dr Blackford argues that the challenge is not, as commonly supposed,… read more

IEEE International Conference on Wireless for Space and Extreme Environments (WiSEE)

Dates: November 7 – 9, 2013
Location: Baltimore, Maryland


Spaceflight involves critical sensing and communication in extreme environments such as planetary surfaces, space vehicles, and space habitats. The many challenges faced in space sensing and communication are extremely diverse and overlap significantly with those found in many terrestrial examples of extreme environments such as extreme hot or cold locations, extreme high- or low-pressure environments, critical control loops in aircraft and nuclear power plants, high-speed rotating equipment,… read more

First AAAI Conference on Human Computation and Crowdsourcing (HCOMP-2013)

Dates: November 6 – 9, 2013
Location: Palm Springs, California


The First AAAI Conference on Human Computation and Crowdsourcing (HCOMP-2013) will be held November 6-9, 2013 in Palm Springs, California, USA. The conference is aimed at promoting the scientific exchange of advances in human computation and crowdsourcing among researchers, engineers, and practitioners across a spectrum of disciplines. The conference was created by researchers from diverse fields to serve as a key focal point and scholarly venue for the review… read more

Plenary on Internet Hardening

Dates: November 6, 2013
Location: Vancouver, Canada


Technical Topic: Internet Hardening

New reports of large-scale Internet traffic monitoring appear almost every day.  We were all aware that targeted interception was taking place, but the scale and scope in the recent reports is surprising. Such scale was not envisaged during the design of many Internet protocols; the threat is quite different than expected.  Now, the Internet community must consider the consequences.

While details of these… read more

Web IT Congress 2013

Dates: November 6 – 7, 2013
Location: Istanbul, Turkey


Webit Congress is the leading event for the digital, technology & telco markets in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia, which last year gathered over 6200 delegates from 72 countries.

With 187 top world class speakers, creating a congress agenda of over 105 hours, the Congress was the biggest business & educational forum on all things digital in EMEA.

This year, within a 110 000 sq.m venue,… read more

World Ocean Power Summit 2013

Dates: November 6 – 7, 2013
Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom


Progression from Technological Concept to Commercial Deployment

ACI’s World Ocean Power Summit will be taking place in Edinburgh, UK on 6-7 November 2013. The two day event will bring together key industry stakeholders to address the need to progress ocean energy from technological concept to commercial deployment. Given the right political and financial frameworks, ocean technologies have the potential to play a crucial role in meeting renewable energy… read more

Roadmap 2013

Dates: November 5 – 6, 2013
Location: San Fancisco, California

Gigaom Roadmap

The Intersection of Design and Experience: As data and connectivity shape our world, experience design is now as important as the technology itself.

Experience design is a new way of thinking about the world. Join us as we discuss this thinking at our Roadmap conference on November 5th and 6th in San Francisco where speakers from companies such as Square and Airbnb will tell us what works and what… read more

FutureMed: How will technology impact the future of health and medicine?

Dates: November 3 – 6, 2013
Location: San Diego, California

FutureMed November 2013

The next FutureMed will take place at the beautiful Hotel Del Coronado Hotel in San Diego California on November 3 – 6, 2013.

FutureMed at Singularity University is a one-of-a-kind program that focuses on disruptive, game-changing exponential technologies that will revolutionize the practice of medicine and radically transform healthcare and the biomedical industry in the decade ahead.

After three very successful, oversubscribed FutureMed… read more

IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems

Dates: November 3 – 7, 2013
Location: Tokyo, Japan

IROS 2013

IROS 2013 will be held in Tokyo, Japan, during November 3-7, 2013. A new IROS begins in 2013. We can lead this unique and prestigious conference towards a new era of intelligent robots and systems to meet the needs of the changing times. — IROS2013 New Horizon. Let us look beyond IROS.

Organized Sessions:
Organized sessions provide a forum for focused discussions on new topics and… read more

IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems

Dates: November 3 – 8, 2013
Location: Tokio, Japan


Special session: The Uncanny Valley Revisited: A Tribute to Masahiro Mori

Nov. 6.  http://goldberg.berkeley.edu/art/uncanny-summit/

Masahiro Mori’s influential 1970 article, Bukimi no Tani Gensho, describes a phenomenon where the appeal of animated beings undergoes a steep non-linearity as they become increasingly similar to humans. Subsequently labeled the “Uncanny Valley” as a reference to Sigmund Freud’s 1916 essay on the Uncanny, the Uncanny Valley continues to have widespread… read more

Inventions & Nanotech Middle East Conference & Expo

Dates: November 3 – 5, 2013
Location: Doha, Qatar


Inventions & Nanotech Middle East 2013 is the region’s foremost & only forum to develop emerging technologies & inventions, as well as the launch of the groundbreaking field of nanotechnology in the Arabian Peninsula. By introducing Innovation to enterprise, inventors to Investors & designers to manufacturers, the possibilities are Limitless!

Inventions & Nanotech Middle East 2013 is focused to provide the highest quality networking experience possible for invention, research & exhibiting.  It is expected over 3000 attendees from 50… read more

October 2013

Pioneers Festival

Dates: October 30 – 31, 2013
Location: Vienna, Austria

Pioneers Festival

Vienna, August 7, 2013 — The Pioneers Festival will bring together well-known national and international entrepreneurs, Venture Capitalists, tech-enthusiasts, media representatives, and pioneers in a variety of fields to celebrate a new age of pioneering in Austria’s capital city. The event gathers more than 2,500 participants, focuses on entrepreneurship and innovative future technologies, and provides an event location that has housed some of the most powerful people not only… read more

Pioneers Festival to Gather World’s Brightest Entrepreneurs, Investors, Media and Startups

Dates: October 30 – 31, 2013
Location: Vienna, Austria


Celebrating Entrepreneurship and Innovative Future Technology
Disruptive tech product showcases, future trends, hands-on experience from curated global top speakers and an unforgettable Halloween After Party. Not to forget, our Pioneers Challenge – who is this year’s hottest tech startup?

Pioneers Festival gathers the tech scene – startups, founders, hackers, bloggers, VCs and innovators, in fact the troublemakers – from all over to inspire and be inspired.… read more

Cryonics Convention

Dates: October 25 – 27, 2013
Location: Laughlin, Nevada

Cryonics Convention

The Cryonics Convention is designed as an introduction for those considering cryonics and an opportunity to hear about the newest cutting edge developments.

It will feature some of the leading experts on cryonics and life extension. There will also be attendees interested in discussing everything from transhumanism to uploading to the latest breakthroughs in extreme life extension.

Alcor’s president Max More, along with Aubrey de Grey and twelve others will speak.… read more

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