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Juniata Transhumanism Conference

Dates: July 26 – 31, 2015
Location: Huntingdon, Pennsylvania

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The Institute for Religion in the Age of Science presents Our Transhuman Futures.

Conference Themes:

  1. Wearable Technologies and the Quantified Self
  2. Human-Robot Interaction and the Future of Human Labor
  3. Morphological and Cognitive Enhancements to the Human Base Model
  4. Political and Religious Reactions to the Emergent Transhuman

Program Statement and Daily Schedule

To be human is to evolve. Our species’ evolutionary niche is… read 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

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Irvine, CA 92617

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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

NYSCF’S Annual Translational Stem Cell Research Conference 2014

Dates: October 22 – 23, 2014
Location: New York, NY

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The NYSCF conference is unique: it focuses on translational stem cell research, demonstrating the potential to advance cures for the major diseases of our time.

It is designed for all professionals with an interest in stem cell research, including physicians, researchers, clinical investigators, professors, government and health officials, postdoctoral fellows and graduate students. The panels on Wednesday are designed to reach a broader audience, including the… read more

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

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

ScienceOnline Together 2015

Dates: February 18 – 21, 2015
Location: Atlanta, Georgia

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ScienceOnline Together 2015 will be an exciting opportunity for researchers, science journalists, videographers, developers, artists, science communicators, educators, and anyone with an interest in conducting, sharing, and communicating science on the web.

ScienceOnline Together 2015 registration includes:

  • 3 days of stimulating conversations with science-minded people in a user-generated program
  • Opportunities for pre-conference field trips and workshops on Wed afternoon (some may

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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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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

Singularity University Summit Europe 2014

Dates: November 19 – 20, 2014
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

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On November 19–20, 2014, Singularity University Summit Europe will take place for the first time in Amsterdam. It is one of the largest two-day events in Europe aimed at bringing awareness about exponential technologies and their impact on business and policy to thought leaders and executives from breakthrough companies. Theme of this unique event will be “Ignition: Embrace tomorrow by launching today.”

What can you expect at SU Summit… 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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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

The California Israel International Business Summit

Dates: October 22, 2014
Location: Mountain View, CA

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The California Israel International Business Summit | The event will be held on October 22, 2014 at Microsoft Campus in Mountain View, California. The summit is a hub for Israeli innovative companies and California-based international companies where they can explore new business opportunities and initiate cooperation.

The summit offers an exciting program, including panel discussion on prominent topics related to Big Data, Cloud, Cyber Security, Internet of Things, Mobile… read more

The Future of Robotics Forum

Dates: October 14, 2014
Location: London, UK

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Engaging with robotics in visions for the future: intelligent robotics in the home, workplace and industry.

As robots are become more intelligent, their integration into society is going to have an impact on everyone’s lives. Robots that can function independently of human command, adapt to their surroundings & make decisions will be hugely disruptive. It’s important to bring together key influencers to share cutting-edge technological developments… read more

The Immortalists

Dates: October 18, 2014
Location: London, UK

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The BFI London Film festival this year includes the UK premiere of the film “The Immortalists”. The showing on Saturday 18th October in the Ritzy Cinema, Brixton, provides a good opportunity for members of London Futurists to view the film and then discuss it afterwards. During the discussion we’ll be joined by David Alvarado, co-director of the film.

To book tickets in advance, visit the BFI web page for theread more

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