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November 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

October 2014

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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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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How Human Will Posthumans Be?

Dates: October 25, 2014
Location: London, UK

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It is common to imagine posthumans as humans made superhumanly intelligent or resilient by future advances in nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology and cognitive science. Many argue that these enhanced people might live better lives; others fear that tinkering with our nature will undermine our sense of our own humanity. Whoever is right, it is generally assumed that our technological successor will be an upgraded or degraded version of us: Human… read more

How Human Will Posthumans Be? with David Roden

Dates: October 25, 2014
Location: London, England

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It is common to imagine posthumans as humans made superhumanly intelligent or resilient by future advances in nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology and cognitive science. Many argue that these enhanced people might live better lives; others fear that tinkering with our nature will undermine our sense of our own humanity. Whoever is right, it is generally assumed that our technological successor will be an upgraded or degraded version of us: Human… read more

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

Science of Fiction 2014

Dates: October 24 – 26, 2014
Location: Los Angeles, California

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5D Science of Fiction is the cutting-edge world building conference: an annual international collaboration with global thought leader for the future of storytelling.

This October we present and co-create a fictional city named Rilao. We will explore Rilao’s history, systems, cultures, tribes and stories. And through Rilao we will creatively and critically re-envision the near-future horizons of our own real-life cities and world.

The Rilao Project is a… read more

Ljubljana Forum on the Future of Cities

Dates: October 23 – 24, 2014
Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia

Five highlights of Ljubljana Forum 2014

  • Presentation of success factors for Ljubljana becoming Green Capital of Europe 2016
  • Opening of the Smarter Cities Demo Room for South East Europe by IBM
  • Presentation of the City of Bilbao: good practice case of building a modern city
  • Presenttion of Smart City Platform with industry solutions
  • Mayors, city leaders will present city good practices case

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PopTech 2014: Rebellion

Dates: October 23 – 25, 2014
Location: Camden, Maine

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PopTech | Since 1996, the PopTech conference has brought together a unique network in Camden, Maine every October.

It’s a rich experience filled with stage presentations, breakout sessions, workshops, lunches and parties in a seaside village named by Forbes as one of “America’s Prettiest Towns.”

At PopTech 2014: Rebellion, design visionary John Maeda will lead a exploration of how the spirit of rebellion has inspired some… read more

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