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November 2013

IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems

Dates: November 3 – 8, 2013
Location: Tokio, Japan


Special session: The Uncanny Valley Revisited: A Tribute to Masahiro Mori

Nov. 6.  http://goldberg.berkeley.edu/art/uncanny-summit/

Masahiro Mori’s influential 1970 article, Bukimi no Tani Gensho, describes a phenomenon where the appeal of animated beings undergoes a steep non-linearity as they become increasingly similar to humans. Subsequently labeled the “Uncanny Valley” as a reference to Sigmund Freud’s 1916 essay on the Uncanny, the Uncanny Valley continues to have widespread… read more

Inventions & Nanotech Middle East Conference & Expo

Dates: November 3 – 5, 2013
Location: Doha, Qatar


Inventions & Nanotech Middle East 2013 is the region’s foremost & only forum to develop emerging technologies & inventions, as well as the launch of the groundbreaking field of nanotechnology in the Arabian Peninsula. By introducing Innovation to enterprise, inventors to Investors & designers to manufacturers, the possibilities are Limitless!

Inventions & Nanotech Middle East 2013 is focused to provide the highest quality networking experience possible for invention, research & exhibiting.  It is expected over 3000 attendees from 50… read more

October 2013

Pioneers Festival

Dates: October 30 – 31, 2013
Location: Vienna, Austria

Pioneers Festival

Vienna, August 7, 2013 — The Pioneers Festival will bring together well-known national and international entrepreneurs, Venture Capitalists, tech-enthusiasts, media representatives, and pioneers in a variety of fields to celebrate a new age of pioneering in Austria’s capital city. The event gathers more than 2,500 participants, focuses on entrepreneurship and innovative future technologies, and provides an event location that has housed some of the most powerful people not only… read more

Pioneers Festival to Gather World’s Brightest Entrepreneurs, Investors, Media and Startups

Dates: October 30 – 31, 2013
Location: Vienna, Austria


Celebrating Entrepreneurship and Innovative Future Technology
Disruptive tech product showcases, future trends, hands-on experience from curated global top speakers and an unforgettable Halloween After Party. Not to forget, our Pioneers Challenge – who is this year’s hottest tech startup?

Pioneers Festival gathers the tech scene – startups, founders, hackers, bloggers, VCs and innovators, in fact the troublemakers – from all over to inspire and be inspired.… read more

Cryonics Convention

Dates: October 25 – 27, 2013
Location: Laughlin, Nevada

Cryonics Convention

The Cryonics Convention is designed as an introduction for those considering cryonics and an opportunity to hear about the newest cutting edge developments.

It will feature some of the leading experts on cryonics and life extension. There will also be attendees interested in discussing everything from transhumanism to uploading to the latest breakthroughs in extreme life extension.

Alcor’s president Max More, along with Aubrey de Grey and twelve others will speak.… read more

Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas

Dates: October 25 – 26, 2013
Location: Berkeley, California


Uncharted is the Bay Area’s first ideas festival: Two days of extraordinary thinking in the heart of Berkeley.

It’s an annual gathering for “infovores”: people who are intellectually engaged, eager to share ideas and grapple with the latest thinking, happy to have their preconceptions challenged.

Participants at Uncharted will be encouraged to dig into the discussions: it’s not a passive event, where you sit and… read more

PopTech Camden 2013: Sparks of Brilliance

Dates: October 24 – 26, 2013
Location: Camden, Maine

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Creativity is the essence of our humanity, the great enricher of our lived experience, and the key to our shared resilience. It is found in every person and in every field and endeavor.

But where does our creativity come from? Necessity or daydreams? Ambition or laziness? Purpose or play? Natural genius or rigorous process? All of the above … or some other, nameless place? Can it be taught… read more

TelcoVision 2013

Dates: October 23 – 25, 2013
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

Telcovision 2013

A Packed Program You Can’t Afford to Miss

This year’s conference program is officially finalized, and features 50+ expert-led conference sessions focused on the issues most critical to your business. Join us to learn how to position your company for the future and get the chance to:

  • HEAR from 75+ leading speakers as they share best practices, insights and winning strategies for achieving profitability and growth.

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The Big Data Conference

Dates: October 22 – 23, 2013
Location: Chicago, Illinois


The Big Data Conference provides two days of comprehensive content for every IT, marketing or digital professional seeking to capitalize on the boom in data volume, variety and velocity. Through the examination of large enterprise case studies bringing the practical application of big data techniques to life, the Big Data Conference fills a gap in the US market for businesses looking to capitalize on the big data… read more

ASSETS ’13: The 15th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility

Dates: October 21 – 23, 2013
Location: Bellevue, Washington

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The ASSETS conference explores the design, evaluation, and use of computing and information technologies to benefit people with disabilities and older adults. ASSETS is the premier forum for presenting innovative research on mainstream and specialized assistive technologies, accessible computing, and assistive applications of computer, network, and information technologies. This includes the use of technology by and in support of:

  • Individuals with hearing, sight and other

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Graphene Workshop

Dates: October 21, 2013
Location: San Diego, California

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Special Workshop: Graphene/Carbon nanotubes: properties, manufacturing techniques, and applications

Time: October 21, 2013

Venue: Crowne Plaza, San Diego

Workshop leaders:
Prof. Yu Zhu, The University of Akron
Prof. Fengge Gao, Nottingham Trent University

Workshop topics:

  • Graphene – the basic building blocks for new carbons
    (The relationship between graphene and other carbon materials and historic evolution of carbon materials)
  • Graphene derived

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Nanomaterials for Industry 2013 — Energy, Environment, Products

Dates: October 21 – 23, 2013
Location: San Diego, California

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The conference is designed for business executives, engineers, and scientists to gain essential and wide-ranging knowledge about the science, technology, and applications of nanomaterials.

The three-day Congress includes:

  • Special Workshop: Graphene/Carbon nanotubes: properties, manufacturing techniques, and applications.
  • A series of comprehensive lectures by international leaders from industry, academia, and national laboratories. The presentations will review the state-of-the art in the rapidly

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9th IEEE International Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing

Dates: October 20 – 23, 2013
Location: Austin, Texas

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Over the last two decades, many organizations and individuals have relied on electronic collaboration between distributed teams of humans, computer applications, and/or autonomous robots to achieve higher productivity and produce joint products that would have been impossible to develop without the contributions of multiple collaborators. Technology has evolved from standalone tools, to open systems supporting collaboration in multi-organizational settings, and from general purpose tools to specialized collaboration grids. Future… read more

Wired 2013 Next Generation

Dates: October 17 – 18, 2013
Location: London, England


WIRED 2013 is the third annual event to bring the values of WIRED to life. Building on experience from groundbreaking previous events, WIRED 2013 will gather pioneering speakers from around the world, to stimulate debate, spread ideas and to showcase the future.

The two-day conference aims to shed light on the people disrupting the status quo. The rule breakers who… read more

GigaOM Mobilize

Dates: October 16 – 17, 2013
Location: San Francisco, California


The cultural, social and business necessities of being connected everywhere have inspired designers and technologists to build new products and create new markets. Never before have we stood at such a precipice of technological innovation with nearly endless potential at every level for new opportunity ranging from hardware, software and services.

Mobile Big Data
We give you a clear insight into what’s behind the most exciting products and… read more

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