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June 2014

Global Existential Risks & Radical Futures

Dates: June 14, 2014
Location: Piedmont, California



Global Existential Risks & Radical Futures will be held on June 14, 2014 at Piedmont Veteran’s Hall, 401 Highland Avenue, in Piedmont, CA.

The event will take place from 9 am to 9 pm. Producers are Hank Pellissier of Brighter Brains Institute and Alexey Turchin, cofounder of The Longevity Party and founder of Stop Existential Risks.

Tickets for the event will cost between $25… read more

Exponential Conference Series by Singularity University and CNBC with Ray Kurzweil and Peter Diamandis keynotes | Exponential Finance

Dates: June 10 – 11, 2014
Location: New York, New York

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Exponential Finance | CNBC and Singularity University have partnered to present Exponential Finance. The conference will address upcoming, game-changing technologies and their imminent implications for the financial world.

Part of the Exponential Conference Series, this event will take place at New York’s Lincoln Center from June 10-11, 2014.

Exponential Finance is a two day conference that brings together top experts, such as Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, Peter Diamandis,… read more

Summer Institute on Bounded Rationality 2014

Dates: June 10 – 17, 2014
Location: Berlin, Germany


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The annual Summer Institute on Bounded Rationality will take place at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin, Germany, from June 10–17 2014.

Talented graduate students and post-doctoral fellows are invited to attend the Summer Institute hosted by Gerd Gigerenzer (Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition) and Ralph Hertwig (Center for Adaptive Rationality). The Summer Institute will gather distinguished… read more

MIT Technology Review Digital Summit

Dates: June 9 – 10, 2014
Location: San Francisco, California


MIT Technology Review Digital Summit | We are only at the beginning of the most radical technological transformation that we have ever seen.

New digital technologies and services are increasingly pervasive as mobile devices are adopted at a staggering pace around the world.

Everything from our cars and thermostats to our medical records and kitchen appliances is connected to the internet.

The MIT Technology Review Digital Summit examines… read more

M-Enabling Summit — Conference and Showcase 2014

Dates: June 9 – 10, 2014
Location: Washington


The M-Enabling Global Summit is the only program exclusively dedicated to promoting mobile accessible and assistive applications and services for senior citizens and users of all abilities, a market of more than one billion users worldwide, with considerable untapped potential.

Opening a new Window of Market Opportunities

The rapid expansion of smart phones and tablets opens unprecedented opportunities, profiting from global economies of scale. Solutions that… read more

The State of the Future, with Millennium Project CEO Jerome Glenn

Dates: June 5, 2014


In this event, Millennium Project CEO Jerome C Glenn will

  • Highlight key findings from the recently published 2013-14 State of the Future report
  • Introduce the ground-breaking online Global Futures Intelligence System
  • Re-launch the UK node of The Millennium Project
  • Explain ways in which attendees can become more directly involved in the work of The Millennium Project
  • Provide updates on what The Millennium Project lists as ”The 15 global challenges facing humanity” - describing

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The Engineer Conference 2014: space-planes, lifeboats, HS2, the factory of the future, and much, much more

Dates: June 3 – 5, 2014
Location: Birmingham, UK


Alongside keynote addresses on the future of innovation, manufacturing and infrastructure, this year’s conference will feature a number of “show and tell” sessions, where delegates will have the opportunity to learn more about some of the most fascinating engineering projects being undertaken in the UK today.

One such project is the development of a Mars rover for the 2018 ExoMars mission. And on day one of the conference, Airbus… read more

Conscious Business Meetup

Dates: June 2, 2014
Location: London, UK


This event is organised by Conscious Business UK with support from London Futurists.

For more details of the event, to complete registration, and to pre-pay the attendance fee of £10 per person, please visit the Conscious Business Meetup event page.

Speakers will include:

  • David Wood, Chair of London Futurists and co-founder of Symbian: “Technology convergence and exponential disruption: why business needs to change”
  • Tom Nixon - Co-Founder of NixonMcInnes

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May 2014

ICRA 2014 Workshop: General Intelligence for Humanoid Robots

Dates: May 31 – Jun 5, 2014
Location: Hong Kong, China

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The intersection of humanoid robotics and Artificial General Intelligence research is both obvious and extensive. To create mobile robots, active in everyday human environments, able to carry out a variety of goals in a flexible way, requires one to make a fair degree of headway toward the broader problem of Artificial General Intelligence. The intersection between robotics and AGI is particularly important where humanoid robotics are concerned, as… read more

World Science Festival

Dates: May 28 – Jun 1, 2014
Location: New York City, NY


The World Science Festival is a production of the Science Festival Foundation, non-profit organization headquartered in New York City, NY. The Foundation’s mission is to cultivate a general public informed by science, inspired by its wonder, convinced of its value, and prepared to engage with its implications for the future.

The World Science Festival’s signature event is an annual celebration and exploration of science that launched in… read more

Augmented World Expo 2014

Dates: May 27 – 29, 2014
Location: Santa Clara, California


Now in its 5th year, AWE is assembling the top innovators — from the hottest startups to Fortune 500 — to showcase the best solutions to make the world more interactive.

Featuring Augmented Reality, Wearable Computing, Digital Eyewear, Gesture and Sensors devices, and The Internet of Things.

Join 2000 CEOs, CTOs, designers, developers, creative agencies, futurists, analysts, investors, and high-level press.

The AWE 2014 agenda is shaping… read more

Second Annual Conference on Governance of Emerging Technologies: Law, Policy, and Ethics

Dates: May 27 – 29, 2014
Location: Scottsdale, Arizona


The second annual conference on the Governance of Emerging Technologies: Law, Policy and Ethics, will be held at the scenic Talking Stick Resort, in Scottsdale, Arizona, on May 27-29, 2014.

The conference will consist of plenary and session presentations and discussions on regulatory, governance, legal, policy, social and ethical aspects of emerging technologies, including (but not limited to) nanotechnology, synthetic biology, biotechnology, genomics, personalized medicine, stem… read more

RoboBusiness Europe

Dates: May 26 – 28, 2014
Location: Billund, Denmark


RoboBusiness Europe is a first-of-its-kind robotics event for the Continent. The purpose of RoboBusiness Europe is to provide a platform for robotic developers and end-users to meet and bridge the development within robotics with the end-users’s needs. It is the 2014’s must-attend industry event for bringing robotics to market: how-to tactics, financing, building partnerships, marketplace strategies and commercializations. It’s all about how to create successful competitive advantages.

The event is directed specifically at the… read more

IBM Watson Cognitive Computing Deep Dive

Dates: May 21, 2014
Location: Foster City, California


Wednesday, May 21, 2014

7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

IBM Innovation Center Silicon Valley

1001 E. Hillsdale Blvd, Suite 400, Foster City, CA


- Quick high level overview of the IBM Watson Eco System and tips for integrating Watson into applications by Sridhar Sudarsan, CTO of the IBM Watson Ecosystem.
- Deep dive into the IBM Watson Eco System by… read more

IBM Watson Cognitive Computing Innovation Day

Dates: May 21, 2014
Location: Foster City, California


IBM Innovation Center Silicon Valley

1001 E. Hillsdale Blvd, Suite 400, Foster City, CA

8:30am – Registration, Breakfast and Networking

9:00 am - An overview of Watson, Cognitive Computing, and the Watson Ecosystem, with a view of strategic direction and what is coming next — Stephen Gold, VP of Watson Ecosystem and Market Development, IBM Watson Group

9:30am – Getting Ready for Watson
We’ll share the keys… read more

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