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March 2014

Contact 2014

Dates: March 21 – 23, 2014
Location: Mountain View and Sunnyvale, California


Contact is a unique interdisciplinary conference which brings together some of the foremost international social and space scientists, science fiction writers and artists to exchange ideas, stimulate new perspectives and encourage serious, creative speculation about humanity’s future, onworld and offworld.

Each year we meet to promote the integration of human factors into space age research and policy, emphasize the interaction of the Arts and Sciences and their technologies, and… read more

Game Developers Conference 2014

Dates: March 19 – 21, 2014
Location: San Francisco, California


The Game Developers Conference (GDC) is the world’s largest and longest-running professionals-only game industry event.

The GDC attracts over 23,000 attendees, and is the primary forum where programmers, artists, producers, game designers, audio professionals, business decision-makers and others involved in the development of interactive games gather to exchange ideas and shape the future of the industry. The GDC is produced by the UBM Tech Game Network.

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GigaOm | Structure Data 2014

Dates: March 19 – 20, 2014
Location: New York, NY


The world’s biggest and most innovative companies are using data to make better products, build bigger profits and even change the world. Join 900+ big data practitioners, technologists and executives as they examine how big data can drive business success. From grand new uses to the nuts and bolts of capturing, storing, analyzing and serving it, get the bottom line on big data now.

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UCI Forum

Dates: March 19, 2014
Location: Orlando, Florida

UCI Forum

There’s no single migration path to the next generation of enterprise communications and collaboration systems and services. At Enterprise Connect you will get the information needed to plan and build your enterprise’s next communications and collaboration evolution

Today many enterprises worldwide are retooling their voice environments to Unified Communication (UC) as it provides many end-user productivity advantages over traditional TDM voice or VoIP. However, there is much anecdotal evidence… read more

Emerging technologies and the future of humanity

Dates: March 17, 2014
Location: Stockholm, Sweden


A number of emerging and future technologies have the potential to transform — for better or for worse -+– society and the conditions for humanity. In order to avoid a situation where in effect we run blindfolded at full speed into unknown and dangerous territories, we need to understand what the possible and probable future scenarios are. The purpose of the meeting is to shed light on these issues… read more

The Search for Life Beyond the Solar System: Exoplanets, Biosignature & Instruments

Dates: March 16 – 21, 2014
Location: Tucson, Arizona

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What: “The Search for Life Beyond the Solar System. Exoplanets, Biosignature & Instruments,” a conference that brings together experts to discuss how to find life in the universe. Jill Tarter, inspiration for the movie Contact, will give public talk.

When: March 16-21, 2014

Where: University of Arizona campus, Tucson, Arizona

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Connect 2014

Dates: March 13 – 14, 2014
Location: Melbourne, Australia


Australia’s #1 Event for emerging digital technologies

Connect 2014 is a new style event bringing together suppliers of emerging digital technologies, with a full multi-track conference, free on-floor seminar programme, dedicated technology zones and a packed expo floor.

The Expo (March 13-14)

  • Over 65 solution providers offering best-of-breed technology, applications, and solutions to help your business benefit from emerging digital technologies
  • 3 learning theatres offering 50+

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The American Visionary Art Museum | Human, Soul & Machine: The Singularity Conference

Dates: March 9, 2014
Location: Baltimore, Maryland

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The American Visionary Art Museum (AVAM) is hosting a one day conference in conjunction with our current exhibition, Human, Soul & Machine: The Coming Singularity, to be held on the 3rd floor of the Jim Rouse Visionary Center. The conference will explore, among other themes, the realization of body and soul within art, and the role technology may play in our fast-approaching future.

Featured speakers include visionary… read more

Book talk for German edition of How to Create a Mind by Ray Kurzweil titled Das Geheimnis des Menschlichen Denkens

Dates: March 1, 2014
Location: Berlin, Germany

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The presentation event of Das Geheimnis des Menschlichen Denkens, the German version of How to Create a Mind, will be held on February 22nd, 2014.

There will be intellectual debates about the book’s ideas and the artist Hans-Joachim Bauer is going to present three pieces of art inspired by the literary works of Ray Kurzweil.

The German book title translates to “The Secret of Human Thought.”… read more

IEEE Aerospace Conference 2014

Dates: March 1 – 8, 2014
Location: Big Sky, Montana

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The International Conference for Aerospace experts, academics, military personnel, and industry leaders

The international IEEE Aerospace Conference, with AIAA and PHM Society as technical cosponsors, is organized to promote interdisciplinary understanding of aerospace systems, their underlying science and technology, and their applications to government and commercial endeavors.

The annual, weeklong conference, is set in a stimulating and thought provoking environment. The 2014 conference will be… read more

February 2014

ScienceOnline Together 2014

Dates: February 27 – Mar 1, 2014
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina






In February, 2014 the Research Triangle area of North Carolina will once again host scientists, students, educators, physicians, journalists, librarians, bloggers, programmers and others interested in the way the World Wide Web is changing the way science is conducted, shared, and communicated.

As in all the previous years, the meeting will be held in… read more

NextMed/MMVR21 Conference

Dates: February 19 – 22, 2014
Location: Manhattan Beach, California


About the Conference
“Medicine Meets Virtual Reality” was conceived in 1991 to explore the healthcare utilization of rapidly evolving computing and communications technologies. Physicians, educators, scientists, and engineers gathered to assess how patient care and medical education could be enhanced by increasingly powerful and affordable computers and the expanding Internet. Each specialty brought its own skills and experience. By identifying and nurturing collaborative objectives, they understood that… read more

Wearable Technology Launch Event

Dates: February 19, 2014
Location: Santa Clara, California



A cocktail reception will follow the keynote presentation.

This event will highlight the key forces and technologies needed to make wearable technology as common as smartphones.

  • Tim Bajarin to deliver keynote on the future of wearable technology
  • Jessica Lessin, Editor-in-Chief of The Information, will moderate a

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AAAS 2014 Annual Meeting

Dates: February 13 – 17, 2014
Location: Chicago, Illinois


This annual event is one of the most widely recognized global science gatherings, with hundreds of diverse scientific sessions and communication opportunities with broad U.S. and international media coverage.

This year’s theme—Meeting Global Challenges: Discovery and Innovation—will focus on finding sustainable solutions through inclusive, international, and interdisciplinary efforts that are most useful to society and enhance economic growth.

Scientific discovery and innovation are driving solutions… read more

2014 Foresight Technical Conference: Integration

Dates: February 7 – 9, 2014
Location: Palo Alto, California

Foresight Tech Conf

To be successful, today’s groundbreaking atomic- and molecular-scale science and engineering must be integrated into more complex micro- and macro-systems. Nanoengineered devices and materials are being targeted at a wide range of uses throughout biotechnology, medicine, electronics, defense, energy conversion and storage, coatings, textiles, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and food & food security.

Increasing momentum in this process will drive further progress toward advanced nanotechnologies.  Therefore, this year’s… read more

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