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May 2012

Internet Week New York 2012

Dates: May 14 – 21, 2012
Location: New York, New York

Internet Week New York 2012

The Festival

Since 2008, Internet Week has taken place all over the city, thanks to our many partners hosting diverse events in different locations.The result is a critical mass of web-focused events that raises the profile of NYC’s industry as a whole, as well as the partners who participate.

The 2012 Festival Headquarters

Just like in 2010 and 2011, Internet Week NY HQ will… read more

Dr. Christof Koch: “Consciousness: Confessions of a Romantic Reductionist”

Dates: May 13, 2012
Location: Pasadena, California


Los Angeles Brain & Consciousness Group | What links conscious experience of pain, joy, color, and smell to bioelectrical activity in the brain? How can anything physical give rise to nonphysical, subjective, conscious states? Neuroscientist Christof Koch has devoted much of his career to bridging the seemingly unbridgeable gap between the physics of the brain and phenomenal experience. Koch recounts not only the birth of the modern science of consciousness… read more

Current Issues in IP Licensing Conference

Dates: May 10 – 11, 2012
Location: Houston, Texas


Updating your terms to fit new business models. 

This conference provides insight on complex issues arising in drafting and negotiating licenses and practical tips for addressing contested issues, along with updates on recent case law, new definitions, royalty terms and new technology and business models.

Our distinguished faculty address licensing issues for various industries and technology settings and from both outside counsel and in-house perspectives.

Humanity+ @Melbourne 2012

Dates: May 5 – 6, 2012
Location: Melbourne, Australia



What excites you about the future?
What frightens you?
How might the future change the way we live?
And how might we change the way we live in the future?

Speakers include bio-gerontologist Aubrey de Grey, media artist … read more

Securities Law for Emerging Companies Conference

Dates: May 3 – 4, 2012
Location: Seattle, Washington


New Developments in Regulatory Compliance, Financing, M&A Strategies and Fiduciary Obligations

Navigating securities laws can be particularly challenging for emerging companies that need to finance growth, compensate employees and ultimately structure an “exit” for investors. Legal budgets for emerging companies are often tight, placing a premium on quick but comprehensive issue-spotting and practical solutions. Strict compliance with securities laws can sometimes be seen as a “nice to have”… read more

April 2012

International Internet Preservation Consortium 2012 General Assembly

Dates: April 30 – May 4, 2012
Location: Washington D.C.

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Libraries, archives, and other organizations have been systematically collecting web archives for over 10 years, namely in the service of cultural heritage. Content archived from the web has a multitude of uses.

Commercial Web archiving services are emerging to meet legal and business requirements. Data is scraped from the web and analyzed for media or academic research. Any topic can be studied on the internet and… read more

MIT Clean Energy Prize Program 2012

Dates: April 30, 2012
Location: Boston, Massachusetts

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MIT | Now in its 5th year, the MIT Clean Energy Prize Program is an exciting, annual collaboration between the MIT Clean Energy PrizeMIT Enterprise Forum, and NSTAR, featuring a free, exhibition-style showcase of student-driven companies competing for the illustrious $200,000 MIT Clean Energy Prize.

Following the showcase, attend a fireside chat with Bill Joy, cofounder of Sun Microsystems and… read more

The Future of Clean Energy: The Economic Imperative

Dates: April 30, 2012
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

The Future of Clean Energy

In a fireside chat, Bill Joy, cofounder of Sun Microsystems and partner at Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield, and Byers, and Jason Pontin, chairman of the MIT Enterprise Forum and editor in chief and publisher of Technology Review discuss the difficulties of building sustainable economic models for clean energy. Joy and Pontin examine the potential of new technologies and describe career opportunities in clean energy.

Mobile DevCamp NYC 2012

Dates: April 27 – 29, 2012
Location: New York, New York


CodeFab | CodeFab’s MobileDevCamp is an annual not for profit gathering to develop applications for mobile technology.  This year the focus is the arrival of cloud technology (exemplified by Apple’s iCloud product) and what it means as an integral component of mobile applications. Cloud integration will also be a component of the hackathon competition, which will have a new twist this year — developers will compete for prizes in “Iron Chef-style” challenges… read more

Communications Industry Forum: Delivering Innovation and Quality in the Communications Ecosystem

Dates: April 26, 2012
Location: San Jose, California


A one-day conference focused on suppliers in the Communications ecosystem—network equipment providers, mobile device manufacturers, and semiconductor companies. We’ll look at Communications industry trends and how suppliers must align with market needs and improve product development processes to:

  • Deliver what the Service Providers and OEM’s want
  • Deliver higher quality
  • Achieve operational excellence

Agenda topics include:

  • Communications industry trends and outlook
  • Collaborating with

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Digital Kids Conference

Dates: April 25 – 26, 2012
Location: Los Angeles, California


Digital Kids | Now in our 6th year, Digital Kids Conference 2012 takes place April 25-26, 2012 in Los Angeles, CA. at the Pasadena Convention Center. Digital Kids is the largest gathering of professionals engaged in building online and mobile products and services for kids. The show features 70+ speakers in 5 conference tracks including: SafetyContentOperationsBusiness and Market Research.

Speakers include industry leaders such as DisneyWizard101/KingsIsleRovio/Angry Birds, Spin Master, … read more

GET Conference

Dates: April 25, 2012
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts


GET | The GET Conference is the event for people working at the frontiers of human biology. We invite leading thinkers to discuss the important ways in which new genomic technologies will affect all of our lives in the coming years and to debate their technical, commercial, and societal impacts. We bring together scientists, industry leaders, entrepreneurs, practitioners, investors, researchers, and others to discuss advances in our ability to measure… read more

The 2012 Genes, Environments, Traits (GET) Conference

Dates: April 25, 2012
Location: Boston, Massachusetts

The GET Conference is an annual event that brings together leading thinkers to discuss the important ways in which personal genomes will affect all of our lives in the coming years and to debate the technical, commercial, and societal impacts of new genomic technologies.

Annual GET Conference events are organized by PersonalGenomes.org, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization whose mission is to serve as both the pioneer and the global ambassador… read more

K* 2012 Knowledge Management and Mobilization

Dates: April 24 – 28, 2012
Location: Hamilton, Canada


How to better mobilize knowledge and maximize its usefulness is the focus of K* 2012, convened by United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health in Hamilton, Canada.

K* stands for Knowledge Mobilization (KM), Knowledge Translation and Transfer (KTT), Knowledge Brokering (KB), and Knowledge Adoption (KA). The event program is online and proceedings may be followed live online.

The international conference is designed as… read more

2nd International Conference on Genetics of Aging and Longevity

Dates: April 22 – 25, 2012
Location: Moscow, Russia


II International Conference “Genetics of aging and longevity” will be held in the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow on April 22-25, 2012. This conference is of great importance for the national biology and medicine and a unique event in the whole scientific world.

The Conference organizers are:

  • Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Bekhtereva Institute of the Human Brain of the Russian Academy of

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