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October 2013

EmTech MIT

Dates: October 9 – 11, 2013
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

EM Tech

EmTech MIT is where technology, business, and culture converge. It’s the showcase for emerging technologies with the greatest potential to change our lives. It’s an access point to the most innovative people and companies in the world. Most of all, it is a place of inspiration—an opportunity to glimpse the future and begin to understand the technologies that matter and how they’ll change the face of business and… read more

The Future of Longevity

Dates: October 4, 2013
Location: Washington, DC


Human longevity is drastically increasing. In the coming years,  it seems possible that we will live out our extra years or even decades in vitality and good health. But will we be able to keep pace? In an age of rapid technological and scientific progress, our communities, politics, and economic institutions are under-prepared for the coming challenge of longer human lives. If the average lifespan extends to 100 or… read more

Ethernet & SDN Expo 2013

Dates: October 2 – 3, 2013
Location: New York City, New York


Ethernet & SDN Expo is co-locating with Interop New York, the leading event for IT pros and technology providers delivering insight into the future of IT infrastructure and networking, to bring you the world’s largest event targeting BOTH service providers and IT professionals.

Aligning with Interop provides an unprecedented opportunity for leading network solution providers and service providers to take their message of Ethernet, SDN, and cloud service… read more

2013 M2M & Internet of Things Global Summit

Dates: October 1 – 2, 2013
Location: Washington, DC


The 2013 M2M & Internet of Things Global Summit will take place in Washington DC on October 1-2, and will provide a high-level meeting point for all representatives from the global M2M & IoT communities.

With contributions from all of the main stakeholders at both an industry and policy level from the US and beyond, this conference will take a comprehensive look at the latest technologies… read more

September 2013

Digital Fall 2013

Dates: September 30 – Oct 1, 2013
Location: San Francisco, California

Digital Fall 2013

On September 30th, Ubergizmo and Stained Glass Labs will host Digital Fall, a Tech Fashion Show that will feature wearable technology demos. 

Sponsored by Lenovo and produced by Y’Anad Burrell, the fashion show  will feature the following designers: Manic Designs by Rachel Riot, Roc Rio by Rickie Lee and… read more

Being Human 2013

Dates: September 28, 2013
Location: San Francisco, California

being human

The Science & Mystery of Human Experience 

Being Human 2013: a daylong exploration of human nature in the light of cutting edge science, philosophy, and evolution. At this event we will look at:

The Biology and Psychology of Ethical Behavior

Is morality culturally determined and relative, an evolved social contract that is absolute, or something else? In this session, we examine the biology… read more

Our Interstellar Future in the eyes of Science and Science-Fiction

Dates: September 26, 2013
Location: Google+ Hangout


Geoff Landis, Physicist and Science Fiction Author and Allen Steele, Award Winning Science Fiction Author,  will hangout with SETI Institute scientists Cynthia Phillips and Franck Marchis (host & moderator) to discuss on the Starship Century book and symposiums dedicated to the exploration of our galaxy using a starship. When will we be ready to go there?

Quantum-Safe-Crypto Workshop

Dates: September 26 – 27, 2013
Location: Sophia Antipolis, France


This workshop will bring together the diverse communities that will need to co-operate to standardize and deploy the next-generation cryptographic infrastructure, in particular, one that will be secure against emerging quantum computing technologies.

Goals of This Workshop

The aim of this workshop will be to set out some short and medium term objectives towards the long-term goal of a quantum-safe cryptographic infrastructure. Such goals could include, for… read more

TheGrill 2013: The Convergence

Dates: September 23 – 24, 2013
Location: Los Angeles, California

The Grill

TheWrap’s Fourth Annual Media Leadership Conference

At a time of unprecedented change and shifting business models, TheGrill is the only high level forum for discussing the transformational forces in our changing entertainment industry under the auspices of knowledgeable journalists who care a whole lot – that’s TheWrap.com.

The entertainment industry is hungry for thought leadership. The conversation about where and how entertainment will meet the challenge of… read more

Futurism, Spirituality, and Faith

Dates: September 21, 2013
Location: London, U.K.

London Futurists v20

How should rationalist futurists regard movements promoting religion, spirituality, and faith?

Rationalist futurists share a profound respect for the potential of science, engineering, and critical thinking to improve the human condition. New technology places power in our hands which formerly would be regarded as miraculous, divine, or the preserve of gods.

But rationalist futurists differ markedly among themselves in their attitudes towards movements that promote religion, spirituality, and… read more


Dates: September 20, 2013
Location: New York, New York


Dream me. Build me. Make me real.

TEDCity2.0 is a day-long TED event for urban innovators, organizers, stewards and builders – with live speakers, global conversations and activities.

On September 20, 2013, TEDCity2.0 will commence at the TimesCenter in New York City from 9am-5pm EST. Hosted by Chris Anderson, John Cary & Courtney Martin, the event will surface stories of urban ingenuity and interdependence from across the… read more

100 Year Starship 2013 Public Symposium

Dates: September 19 – 22, 2013
Location: Houston, Texas

100 Year Starship invites you to participate in the journey of a lifetime! On this mission, everyone has a seat – Thought leaders, experts, trendsetters, space advocates and space enthusiasts, international space agencies, established businesses and start-ups, financiers and entrepreneurs, governmental and non-governmental agencies, universities and private industries, including entertainment, medicine, education, the arts and athletics – and, of course, the general public. You are all invited to join… read more

RE.WORK Technology Summit

Dates: September 19, 2013
Location: London, England


The RE.WORK Technology Summit brings together entrepreneurship, science and technology to re-work the future and tackle some of the world’s greatest challenges. The event will showcase the opportunities of breakthrough technologies and their potential for a positive impact on business and society. By 2050 there will be around 9 billion people on the planet, so understanding, knowledge and collaboration is vital to help steer the way to a better… read more

Jewish Community Center of San Francisco: Ray Kurzweil talk How to Create a Mind

Dates: September 17, 2013
Location: San Francisco, California

Jewish Community Center of San Francisco Ray Kurzweil talk

Futurist Ray Kurzweil — author, The Singularity Is Near — a pioneering theorist and inventor, now Director of Engineering at Google, has spent decades exploring how artificial intelligence can enrich and expand human capabilities. Among his innovations is a device that helps the blind read print, which Stevie Wonder says changed his life.

Kurzweil’s new book, How to Create a Mind, takes this exploration further: reverse-engineering… read more

3 documentaries from filmmaker Doug Wolens

Dates: September 16, 2013
Location: San Francisco, California


Following a special screening at NASA and kicking-off the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts’ fall film series, Doug Wolens’s new documentary THE SINGULARITY will premiere on the giant silver screen at San Francisco’s historic Castro Theatre, along with his earlier Bay Area favorites BUTTERFLY (2000) and Weed (1996).


Within the coming decades we will be able to create computers with greater than human intelligence, bioengineer… read more

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