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July 2014

IEEE 3rd. International Conference and Workshop on Bioinspired Intelligence: IWOBI 2014

Dates: July 16 – 18, 2014
Location: Liberia, Costa Rica


A lot of specifics of the bioinspired intelligence are not well addressed by the conventional models which are currently used in the field of artificial intelligence. Recently, the studies based on complex systems are opening new opportunities in the research field of bioinspired intelligence, in particular, improving the quality of the results of diverse applications.

The Bioinspired Intelligence has done this task a more manageable one, and thus… read more

WorldFuture 2014: What If

Dates: July 11 – 13, 2014
Location: Orlando, Florida


WorldFuture 2014 is shaping up to be another can’t-miss experience. Building on the success of the 2013 conference, 2014 will offer interactive, participatory activities, fascinating speakers on cutting-edge topics, and a luxurious resort setting.

Confirmed Speakers Include:

Paul Saffo, co-founder and managing director of Foresight at DISCERN, consulting associate professor at Stanford University, visiting scholar at Stanford Media-X.
Raj Bawa, president/patent agent, Bawa Biotech LLC, and adjunct… read more

Summer School on Cyber-Physical Systems — 2014 Edition

Dates: July 7 – 10, 2014
Location: Grenoble, France


Université Joseph Fourier, PERSYVAL-Lab, and NASA-JPL are organizing the second edition of the CPS Summer School. The broad objective of the CPS Summer School is to explore the manifold relationship between networked embedded systems (“the internet of things”) and humans as their creators, users, and subjects. The format of the Summer School is a four days meeting, organized around different aspects of rigorous engineering of Cyber-Physical Systems.

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June 2014

Google I/O 2014 | video: Ray Kurzweil presents “Biologically Inspired Models of Intelligence”

Dates: June 25 – 26, 2014
Location: San Francisco, California

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Google I/O 2014 | Ray Kurzweil: “Biologically Inspired Models of Intelligence,” filmed June 25, 2014

Google | For decades Ray Kurzweil has explored how artificial intelligence can enrich and expand human capabilities. In his latest book How to Create a Mind, he takes this exploration to the next step: reverse-engineering the brain to understand precisely how it works, then applying that knowledge to create intelligent machines.

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CVPR 2014

Dates: June 24 – 27, 2014
Location: Columbus, Ohio


CVPR is the premier annual computer-vision event, comprising the main CVPR conference and several co-located workshops and short courses. With its high quality and low cost, it provides an exceptional value for students, academics and industry researchers.

Official Program for CVPR 2014

TUESDAY, June 24

Parallel Oral Sessions (6 papers each)

Orals 1A – Matching and… read more

Norbert Wiener Conference

Dates: June 24 – 26, 2014
Location: Boston, Massachusetts

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Norbert Wiener made contributions across several disciplines during his lifetime. Many of these were immediately relevant, and influenced theories and production during his day. Others were long-term, and only in recent years has it been possible to test their relevance. Separately, Wiener predicted the social impact of robotic, cybernetic and other technologies on the future of society, and after several decades his writing retain their relevance.

In recent… read more

Evolution 2014

Dates: June 20 – 24, 2014
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina


Evolution 2014 is the joint annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Evolution (SSE), the Society of Systematic Biologists (SSB), and the American Society of Naturalists (ASN). This year, the meeting will be held on June 20–24, 2014, at the Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh, NC.

This meeting is the premier annual opportunity for sharing scientific research related to

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The Immortality Project Conference

Dates: June 20 – 21, 2014
Location: Riverside, California


What can science tell us about increasing human longevity, or the nature and impact of near-death experiences? A June 20–21 conference at the University of California, Riverside, presented by The Immortality Project, may provide some answers.

The conference will be the first of two such events at UCR and will highlight the findings of 10 research teams who were collectively awarded $2.4 million in the science component of a… read more

Astrobiology & Theology: A Discussion

Dates: June 18, 2014
Location: Washington, DC


Discoveries of new, potentially habitable worlds beyond our solar system raise challenging questions for humanity in relation to faith, human nature, reality and religion. The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress will address the complex intersection of astrobiology and theology in a discussion on June 18.

The program will feature the Kluge Center’s current Astrobiology Chair Steven J. Dick in conversation with prominent theologian Robin Lovin.… read more

CPSI 2014

Dates: June 18 – 22, 2014
Location: Buffalo, NY


CPSI is an annual international conference hosted by the Creative Education Foundation focused on three main areas – creativity, innovation and leading change.

CPSI – “Sip-see” (n.)  An extraordinary learning experience of deliberate creativity.

Whether you are a novice or experienced practitioner, you’ll learn cutting edge techniques. World-class facilitators create an active learning environment, teaching you how to maximize creative thinking and innovation skills to move you to… read more

Digital Health Summer Summit

Dates: June 18 – 20, 2014
Location: San Francisco, California


Hands-on Bootcamps, New Research and How to Strategies from Industry Experts Make Living in Digital Times’ Digital Health Summer Summit the Place to Grow the Digital Health Sector

Registration Open for Bootcamps & Conference Sessions, June 18–20 in San Francisco

Robotics, accelerators, startups, apps and regulations…the roadmap for the future of healthcare is turning into a crowded highway. How can businesses take advantage of the burgeoning digital health sector… read more

TechConnect World Innovation Conference & Expo

Dates: June 15 – 18, 2014
Location: Washington, DC


The world’s top Vetted Innovations matched with the world’s top Corporate & Investment Partners

The TechConnect World is the world’s largest multi-disciplinary multi-sector conference and marketplace of vetted innovations, innovators and technology business developers and funders. The TechConnect World houses four world-class technical events focused on advancements in Nanotech, Microtech, Biotech, Cleantech and the technology overlap between these converging domains. As technologies commercially mature from the purely research… read more

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


Simple Solutions for a Complex World

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

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