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June 2013

Augmented World Expo 2013

Dates: June 4 – 5, 2013
Location: Santa Clara, California

AWE 2013

Computing is changing inside out. The world is now the platform. ARE is now AWE. Welcome to the Augmented World!

Augmented World Expo (AWE), is the world’s largest gathering of designers, engineers and business leaders dedicated to solving real world problems in the Augmented World.

The way we experience the world will never be the same. We no longer interact with computers. We interact with theread more

Launch: Silicon Valley 2013

Dates: June 4, 2013
Location: Mountain View, California


Launch: Silicon Valley 2013 is designed to uncover and showcase products and services from the most exciting of the newest startups in information technology, mobility, digital media, next generation internet, life sciences and clean technologies.

Register for Launch: Silicon Valley 2013 and hear Ray Kurzweil, Futurist & Director of Engineering at Google on Innovations in Innovation, Guy Kawasaki on how to make your startup insanely great, Dr. Mike North of… read more

21st International Congress on Acoustics (ICA 2013)

Dates: June 2 – 7, 2013
Location: Montreal, Canada


The latest news and discoveries from the science of sound will be featured at the 21st International Congress on Acoustics (ICA 2013), held June 2-7 in Montreal. Experts in acoustics will present research spanning a diverse array of disciplines, including medicine, music, speech communication, noise, and marine ecology.

The 21st International Congress on Acoustics will be held at the Palais des congrès in downtown Montréal. The high… read more

Semantic Technology & Business Conference 2013

Dates: June 2 – 5, 2013
Location: San Francisco, California



Big business is utilizing Semantic Technologies to generate revenue, save money, and solve real problems in an age where Big Data presents big challenges. The Semantic Technology & Business Conference (SemTechBiz) brings together today’s industry thought leaders and practitioners to explore the challenges and opportunities jointly impacting both corporate business leaders and technologists.


Partake in innovative panels, case studies,… read more

Singularity University and Fox Studios Backstage Pass to the Future

Dates: June 1, 2013
Location: Century City, California


On Saturday night, June 1st, Singularity University invites you to a very special evening event hosted by Fox Studios on the famous film set called “Mulberry Street,”  followed by an eclectic presentation of the exponential technologies that are rapidly changing our lives and world. Last year headlined by Fox Chairman Jim Gianopulos, Entertainer and Technologist Will.i.am, Musician & Entrepreneur.

Singularity University (SU) highlights the impact and opportunities… read more

Under 20 Summit: San Francisco

Dates: June 1 – 2, 2013
Location: San Francisco, California

Under 20 Summit

One of the most exciting developments in 2012 was the creation and development of our Under 20 Community, which is made up of young visionaries. The spirit of young entrepreneurship has been expanded through the establishment of the Under 20 Summit, a twice-yearly weekend-long retreat that brings together Thiel applicants, mentors, and other young people who are excited about making a difference and are passionate… read more

May 2013

We the Geeks Google+ Hangouts: Asteroids

Dates: May 31, 2013
Location: White House Google+ page


On Friday, May 31st at 2pm EDT, the White House will host a “We The Geeks” Google+ Hangout on asteroids. During a conversation moderated by OSTP’s Cristin Dorgelo, we’ll be talking about asteroid identification, characterization, resource utilization, and hazard mitigation with:

  • Lori Garver, Deputy Administrator, NASA
  • Bill Nye, Executive Director, Planetary Society
  • Ed Lu, former astronaut and CEO, B612 Foundation
  • Peter Diamandis, Co-Founder and Co-Chairman, 

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ISDC 2013 Global Collaboration in 21st Century Space

Dates: May 23 – 28, 2013
Location: San Diego, California

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The 32nd International Space Development Conference (ISDC), will be held at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine in San Diego, California, May 23–27, 2013. ISDC speakers will discuss breakthroughs happening in space development and will showcase the latest in space applications, promote new ideas, and prove fertile ground for collaboration and innovation.

ISDC 2013 will have talks on Asteroids, Business, Education, Emerging Space Applications, Living in Space, Lunar,… read more

Solar 2013 Conference & Expo

Dates: May 23 – 24, 2013
Location: Melbourne, Australia


In 2013 the Australian Solar Council together with international partner Australian PV Solar Energy Exhibition (AUPVSEE) will present the annual Solar Conference & Exhibition at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre from 23 – 24 May 2013.

The event is set to deliver expert industry leaders and showcase the latest in solar technologies.

With over 1700 delegates in 2012, this free event is set to attract more than… read more

Conference for E-Democracy and Open Government

Dates: May 22 – 24, 2013
Location: Krems, Austria


The international Conference for e-Democracy and Open Government brings together e-democracy, e-participation and open government specialists working in academia, politics, government and business to critically analyse the innovations, issues, ideas and challenges in the networked societies of the digital age.

The CeDEM represents a continuation and development of the E-democracy conference initiated in 2007. The Centre for E-Governance at the Danube University Krems has been organising conferences on… read more

Ethernet Innovation Summit

Dates: May 22 – 23, 2013
Location: Mountain View, California


Inspired by 40 years of Ethernet Innovation

This is one of the most important gatherings of press and analysts from around the world ‘Inspired by 40 years of Ethernet Innovation’ and looking for-ward to the next 40 years of networking. Meet key press and analysts in a series of scheduled sessions to discuss the latest hot topics concerning Ethernet innovation, enterprise networking, cloud computing, virtualisation and telecoms, paving… read more

MakerBot Webinar: Learn how Desktop 3D Printing Makes Better Products, Faster

Dates: May 22, 2013
Location: Online


Date: Wed., May 22, 2013
Time: 12:00 PM ET
Duration: 45 minutes
Where: Online!

Anthony Moschella
Director of Product

Jennifer Campbell
Executive Editor
Design News

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • A step-by-step walk through of the 3D printing process, from CAD file to printed part
  • An intro to PLA filament, a high-detail, durable bioplastic
  • The impressive array of

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The Starship Century Symposium

Dates: May 21 – 22, 2013
Location: San Diego, California

Starship Century

Is this the century we begin to build starships?
Why go to the Stars?
Can we?
Should We?

Starship Century is a symposium coordinated by the new Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination in collaboration with Gregory and James Benford, presenting ideas from their anthology of science and science fiction.

Gregory Benford: Gregory Benford is a professor of physics at the University of… read more

First Annual Conference on Governance of Emerging Technologies: Law, Policy and Ethics

Dates: May 20 – 21, 2013
Location: Chandler, Arizona


Governance of Emerging Technologies: Law, Policy and Ethics
Monday-Tuesday, May 20-21, 2013
Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa
Chandler, Ariz.

The first annual conference on the Governance of Emerging Technologies: Law, Policy and Ethics will be held at the scenic Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa in Chandler, Arizona, on May 20-21, 2013.  Twelve organizations are currently co-sponsoring this event.

The conference will… read more

Governing Algorithms: A conference on computation, automation, and control

Dates: May 16 – 17, 2013
Location: New York, New York

Governing algorithms

Algorithms are increasingly invoked as powerful entities that control, govern, sort, regulate, and shape everything from financial trades to news media. Nevertheless, the nature and implications of such orderings are far from clear. What exactly is it that algorithms “do”? What is the role attributed to “algorithms” in these arguments? How can we turn the “problem of algorithms” into an object of productive inquiry?

This conference… read more

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