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August 2012

SPIE Optics + Photonics

Dates: August 12 – 16, 2012
Location: San Diego, California


Attend SPIE Optics + Photonics, the largest international, multidisciplinary optical sciences and technology meeting in North America—and see the technologies of our future.  SPIE Optics + Photonics - Advancing nanoscience, optical engineering, organic photonics, and solar energy research.


Third International Conference on Nanotechnology Fundamentals and Applications

Dates: August 7 – 9, 2012
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada


International ASET Inc. | As globalization leads to increasing interaction among regions and peoples of the world, it is important to encourage multi-disciplinarity in emerging scientific topics such as nanotechnology. Nanotechnology, even though rapidly growing, is still in its infancy and has given rise to numerous novel applications for the solution of many current problems.

ICNFA is a series of international conferences held yearly. These… read more

Google+ Hangout — Curiosity landing coverage

Dates: August 5, 2012
Location: Online (Google+)


To celebrate the landing of NASA’s Curiosity Rover on Mars Universe Today is running a special live hangout today (Sunday) Aug 5, 8:00 PM PT- Tomorrow, Aug 6, 12:00 AM PT.

“In conjunction with CosmoQuest. We’ll have all your favorite space/astronomy journalists on hand to discuss the mission in depth, and celebrate the landing live, when it happens.

“Over the course of this 4-hour Google+ Hangout on… read more


Dates: August 5 – 9, 2012
Location: Los Angeles, California


The SIGGRAPH conference and exhibition is a five-day interdisciplinary educational experience, including a three-day commercial exhibition that attracts hundreds of exhibitors from around the world. SIGGRAPH is widely recognized as the most prestigious forum for the publication of computer graphics research.

In addition to SIGGRAPH’s leading-edge technical program, the conference’s installations provide close-up views of the latest in digital art, emerging technologies, and hands-on opportunities for creative collaboration.… read more

Digital Production Symposium 2012

Dates: August 4, 2012
Location: Los Angeles, California


Computer graphics research and technology have made immense progress in the last few decades. At the same time, industries have developed to incorporate these results into the production of breathtaking digital imagery. The quality of today’s digital effects in live action movies, computer animated movies and video games has reached a new level of realism and expressiveness. This is the result not only of more powerful

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Web3D 2012 Conference

Dates: August 4 – 5, 2012
Location: Los Angeles, California


The ACM International Web3D 2012 Conference with a history of over 16 years is a major annual event that unites researchers, developers, experimenters, and content creators in a dynamic learning environment to address a wide range of topics related to 3D multimedia on the Web. This event will be a unique opportunity to see the “state of play” of the emerging 3D Web industry. Attendees will share and… read more

ACM Symposium on Applied Perception

Dates: August 3 – 4, 2012
Location: Los Angeles, California

SAP 2012

The ACM Symposium on Applied Perception (ACM SAP), formerly known as APGV, aims to further the development of inter-disciplinary research that crosses the boundaries between perception and disciplines such as graphics, visualization, vision, haptics and acoustics. These fields can benefit from the exchange of ideas and the scope includes applications and algorithms in any area of research that incorporates elements of perception and computer science.… read more

International Symposium ‘The Secret Life of Objects: Materialities, Medialities, Temporalities’

Dates: August 1 – 3, 2012
Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


The International Symposium “The Secret Life of Objects: Materialities, Medialities, Temporalities” will take place in Rio de Janeiro, between August 1st and 3rd. Promoted by the State University of Rio de Janeiro, along with several other academic institutions (such as the Vilem Flusser Archiv and Universität Wien), the event is intended to debate the emergence of new paradigms, epistemologies and intellectual scenarios within the Humanities.… read more

July 2012

Disrupt 2012

Dates: July 27, 2012
Location: Mountain View, California

Disrupt 2012

Women@TheFrontier and Singularity University present “Disrupt 2012,” a conversation with today’s female game-changers who are designing the future and disrupting the status quo.

NewSpace 2012

Dates: July 26 – 28, 2012
Location: Silicon Valley, California


The Space Frontier Foundation | The next disruptive innovation is already underway and it is in space.

The commercial space industry is building a new market with efficient business processes, a wide spectrum of technology, and almost prescient investors. It’s been said that the first trillionaires will be made through space industrialization and we’re going to show how space pioneers are creating new products and profits. NewSpace is undergoing… read more


Dates: July 22 – 26, 2012
Location: Toronto, Canada


AAAI is pleased to announce that the Twenty-Sixth Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-12) will be held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada at the Sheraton Centre Toronto, from July 22–26, 2012. The purpose of the AAAI-12 conference is to promote research in AI and scientific exchange among AI researchers, practitioners, scientists, and engineers in related disciplines.


Dates: July 22 – 26, 2012
Location: Toronto, Canada

AAAI is delighted to announce that the Twenty-Fourth IAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence will be held will be held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada at the Sheraton Centre Toronto, from July 22–26, 2012.

The purpose of the IAAI-12 conference is to promote research in AI and scientific exchange among AI researchers, practitioners, scientists, and engineers in related disciplines. On this page, you will find links to the wide variety of… read more

8th Terasem Annual Workshop on Geoethical Nanotechnology

Dates: July 20, 2012
Location: Online in Second Life

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WHAT: The workshop is an exchange of scholarly views regarding the varied applications to lifesaving nanotechnologies, including the impact of its use on others, the accessibility of it to all and independent means of monitoring its compliance with widely agreed-upon norms.

WHEN: On the 43rd anniversary of the first lunar launch, July 20, 2012, 1PM – 4PM EDT.

WHERE: Terasem Island Conference Center in Second… read more

ARTIFICIAL LIFE 13: 13th International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems

Dates: July 19 – 22, 2012
Location: East Lansing, Michigan


It is a great pleasure for the BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action at Michigan State University to host the 13th International Artificial Life Conference. Artificial life (ALife) refers to the synthesis and simulation of living systems as these occur in nature and also to possible alternative life forms and concepts that may not have occurred in natural evolution — that is, not only in “life-as-we-know-it”,… read more

CSC’12 – The 2012 International Conference on Scientific Computing

Dates: July 16 – 19, 2012
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada


The CSC 2012 conference is being held jointly (same location and dates) with a number of other research conferences (WORLDCOMP). WORLDCOMP is the largest annual gathering of researchers in computer science, computer engineering and applied computing. We anticipate to have 2,100 or more attendees from over 80 countries. WORLDCOMP 2012 will be composed of research presentations, keynote lectures, invited presentations, tutorials, panel discussions, and poster presentations.

An important… read more

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