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November 2014

Defrag 2014

Dates: November 18 – 19, 2014
Location: Broomfield, Colorado

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Defrag | When Defrag started seven years ago in 2007, cloud computing was in its infancy, APIs were little known outside of a few engineers, and the Internet of Things, drones and robotics were the things of science fiction.

With seven years gone by, as the “big think” topics of the technology industry have grown, so has Defrag grown into the intimate event for strategically-oriented technologists, and C-level leaders.… read more

Super Computing 2014 — HPC Matters

Dates: November 16 – 21, 2014
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana

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Conference:  November 16-21, 2014

Exhibition: November 17-20, 2014

The Ernest N. Morial Convention Center — New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

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HPC is helping to solve our hardest problems in the world. Innovations from our community have far reaching impact in every corner of science, all the way to investment banking, in the discovery of new drugs, to the precise prediction of the next superstorm. For… read more

Society for Neuroscience 2014

Dates: November 15 – 19, 2014
Location: Washington, DC

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Emerging Science: At the Center of Neuroscience 2014

SfN is an unmatched venue for sharing great science. Attendees can take advantage of countless opportunities to share and learn about emerging and unpublished findings, explore career paths and professional development opportunities, and discuss hot topics in scientific publishing, academia, advocacy, public education, and more.

Neuroscience 2014 events will include:
  • Major featured and special lectures by world-renowned scientists from around

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Zoltan vs. Zerzan: technology vs. anarcho-primitivism — a Stanford debate

Dates: November 15, 2014
Location: Stanford, California, 11/15/2014

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 7 pm

Stanford University Geology Corner Auditorium (320-105)

Free and open to the public

The Stanford Transhumanist Association is thrilled to announce a debate between Zoltan Istvan and John Zerzan on the future of technology and its ethical implications. Is technology the source of our problems, or is it their ultimate solution? Come and hear the views of two thinkers who stand, and arguably… read more

MESS with techno-counterculture iconoclast R.U. Sirius

Dates: November 14, 2014
Location: San Francisco, California

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Oddball Films has the rare opportunity to present the sixth annual installment in the innovative interview-based series MESS (Media Ecology Soul Salon) featuring  writer, editor, podcast host, musician and techno-counterculture iconoclast R.U. Sirius. Los Angeles media artist and curator Gerry Fialka will interview Sirius in person on the Oddball Cine Stage.  This event is a MESS (Media Ecology Soul Salon), an engaging interview by Gerry Fialka with modern thinkers who will address the metaphysics of their callings and the nitty-gritty… 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

100 Academy

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

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

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AVS 61st International Symposium & Exhibition

Dates: November 9 – 14, 2014
Location: Baltimore, Maryland

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The AVS International Symposium and Exhibition addresses cutting-edge issues associated with materials, processing, and interfaces in both the research and manufacturing communities. The weeklong Symposium fosters a multidisciplinary environment that cuts across traditional boundaries between disciplines, featuring papers from AVS technical divisions, technology groups, and focus topics on emerging technologies. The equipment exhibition is one of the largest in the world and provides an excellent opportunity to view the… 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

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

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