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May 2012

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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ISCRAM 2012 – 9th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management

Dates: April 22 – 25, 2012
Location: Vancouver, Canada

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Integrative and Analytical Approaches to Crisis Response and Emergency Management Information Systems:

The theme for ISCRAM 2012 is: “integrative and analytical approaches to crisis and emergency management information systems.” Integration does not only encompass the seamless interchange of critical and relevant data between technological platforms but also between practitioners at the different stages of emergency management (preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation).

Analytic approaches imply the use of… read more

2012 Stanford Medical Innovation Conference

Dates: April 21, 2012
Location: Stanford, California


Stanford University | This year’s theme, “Developing Technologies for the Developing World”, addresses the lack of accessibility to adequate medical technology that plagues many developing countries.  By developing products and technology with cost-effectiveness and portability in mind, we can not only educate more people about health, but also provide the treatment that many of them desperately need.  Although our focus is on technology for the developing world, these products can… read more

2012 Negotiation and Leadership Conference

Dates: April 20 – 21, 2012
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Harvard University Extension School | This life-changing event helps attendees achieve personal and professional mastery in the field of negotiations. Participants look at the intellectual and conceptual foundations for the development of mastery in negotiations as well as the tools and strategies to develop leadership mastery. This includes a practical exploration of the topic from an industry perspective as well as applied training that will help attendees achieve mastery as… read more

Edward O. Wilson: “The Social Conquest of Earth”

Dates: April 20, 2012
Location: San Francisco , California


The Long Now | Seminar and Conversation with Edward O. Wilson and Stewart Brand, with an introduction by Rob Semper, Executive Associate Director of the Exploratorium.

Presented by The Long Now Foundation and the Exploratorium

Edward O. Wilson has revolutionized science and inspired the public more often than any other living biologist. Now he is blending his pioneer work on ants with a new perspective on human development to… read more

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