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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

IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems 2014

Dates: September 14 – 18, 2014
Location: Chicago, Illinois

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The IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems is sponsored by the IEEE Robotics & Automation Society, the Robotics Society of Japan, the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers, the New Technology Foundation, and the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society. IEEE is a… read more

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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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

International Symposium on Geroprotectors: Practical Applications of Aging Research for Drug Discovery

Dates: September 23 – 24, 2014
Location: Basel, Switzerland

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Aging lies at the core of every age-related disease and affects every person on the planet. It represents an unbearable toll on the economies of the developed countries resulting in over two trillion dollars in direct medical costs, costs of caring and lost productivity in the US and EU alone. Yet, pharmaceutical companies fail to see the practical applications of aging research as many early experiments with drugs that… read more

Interop | New York 2014

Dates: September 29 – Oct 3, 2014
Location: New York, NY

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Interop is the leading independent technology conference and expo series designed to inform and inspire the world’s IT community. Through in-depth educational programs, real-world demos, Interop showcases the most powerful innovations and solutions the industry has to offer and provides the forum for the world’s largest celebration of IT professionals. Interop Las Vegas is the flagship event held each spring, with Interop New York held each fall, and annual international… read more

ISWC 2014

Dates: September 13 – 17, 2014
Location: Seattle, WA

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ISWC 2014 — The International Symposium on Wearable Computers — will be held in Seattle from Sep. 13–17, collocated with the ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp’14) (and is followed by the Automotive UI 2014) .

ISWC is a conference dedicated to cutting-edge research in wearable technologies, and is the premier forum for wearable computing and issues related to on-body and worn mobile technologies. Every year,… read more

IT Roadmap 2014

Dates: September 17, 2014
Location: San Jose, CA

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Get the insights to shape your IT strategy, in one day

IT Roadmap 2014 in New York City is your opportunity to explore the technologies, trends and solutions that are shaping the next-generation enterprise. Energize your IT strategy—in one day and one convenient place.

Explore the topics that matter most

IT Roadmap is ALL NEW for 2014, with a content-rich agenda designed around “Five Pillars of Technology” that are driving… read more

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

Maker Faire New York 2014

Dates: September 20 – 21, 2014
Location: New York, NY

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Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement.

Part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new, Maker Faire is an all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, authors, artists, students, and commercial exhibitors. All of these “makers” come to Maker Faire to show what they… 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

Nick Bostrom to speak about Superintelligence at UC Berkeley

Dates: September 12, 2014
Location: Berkeley, California

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MIRI has arranged for Nick Bostrom to discuss his new book — Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies — on the UC Berkeley campus on September 12th.

Bostrom is the director of the Future of Humanity Institute at Oxford University, and is a frequent collaborator with MIRI researchers (e.g. see “The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence“). He is the author of some 200 publications, and is best known for his… 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

Posthuman Politics

Dates: September 25 – 28, 2014
Location: Mytilini, Greece

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What does the notion of “posthuman politics” entail? How would world politics, in global, local, environmental and personal/bodily scales, benefit from a posthumanist approach? We would like to explore the notion of relationality and connectivity among spaces and times for a new definition of posthuman politics based on non-dualistic practices that calls into question the dominant rationalistic, humanistic tradition. We would also like to explore the current state-of-things,… read more

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