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November 2012

Book tour for Ray Kurzweil’s How to Create a Mind

Dates: November 15 – Dec 6, 2012
Location: multicity U.S. tour

How to Create a Mind cover

Ray Kurzweil, the bold futurist and author of The New York Times bestseller The Singularity Is Near, is arguably today’s most influential technological visionary. A pioneering inventor and theorist, he has explored for decades how artificial intelligence can enrich and expand human capabilities.

Now, in his much-anticipated How to Create a Mind, he takes this exploration to the next step:  reverse-engineering the brain to… read more

Liverpool Symposium on “Legal, Ethical, and Social Autonomous Systems”

Dates: November 14, 2012
Location: Liverpool, United Kingdom

Liverpool Symposium

Autonomous systems are on the increase. Not only in obvious forms such as robots, but also in the guise of driverless cars, unmanned air vehicles, surveillance and monitoring intelligent software etc.

The core aspect of an “autonomous system” is that it makes decisions for itself, about what to do, when to do it, where to do it, etc. But since these decisions are now taken away from humans, how… read more

IHS Forum

Dates: November 13 – 14, 2012
Location: Washington, D.C.

IHS Forum

An increasingly interconnected world of business and politics demands a broader understanding of adjacent sectors and the forces at work in the global economy. The IHS Forum is a new event that connects an unmatched concentration of insight and expertise with a community of practitioners from policy and industry communities.

Together we will explore the risks and opportunities for the broader economy, energy policy, markets for electric power,… read more

Ray Kurzweil at Techonomy Conference 2012

Dates: November 11 – 13, 2012
Location: Tuscon, Arizona


At Techonomy 2012, we gather near Tucson to try to make sense of the explosion of data, the empowerment of the planet by mobile devices, how companies and governments must reorganize themselves, the insurgent influence of robots, and the growing global power of a few key American Internet companies. And that’s just all I could fit into the first sentence.

Our conference, now in its third year,… read more

Hallucinations with Oliver Sacks

Dates: November 9, 2012
Location: New York City, New York

Hallucinations with Oliver Sacks

The World Science Festival will be hosting an evening in New York City with famed neurologist Oliver Sacks and award-winning journalist John Hockenberry as they discuss Sacks’ latest book, which explores the bewitching and surreal world of hallucinations.

Much of Sacks’ past work has focused on his interactions with his patients or his studies of neurology, but his latest effort is a bit more personal: Hallucinations focuses in part on Sacks’ own experiences with mind… read more

GraphConnect 2012: Graphs are Everywhere

Dates: November 5 – 6, 2012
Location: San Francisco, California

Inaugural Graph Database Conference

The NOSQL movement has taken the world by storm, bringing a new coherency and meaning to connected data, and giving developers and technical leads the power to manage modern data at a new speed and size.

GraphConnect 2012 is a conference focused entirely on one of the hottest emerging NOSQL topics: graph databases. Thought leaders from a wide variety of disciplines will expose… read more

ISMAR 2012

Dates: November 5 – 8, 2012
Location: Atlanta, Georgia


ISMAR 2012, the premier international conference on research into the science, technology, applications and uses of Mixed and Augmented Reality, invites you to join us from November 5-8th 2012 in Atlanta, GA, USA!

The conference will take place at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center on the campus of the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia. Mixed Reality (MR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are… read more

Maker Faire Africa Lagos 2012

Dates: November 5 – 6, 2012
Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Maker Faire Africa is both a yearly pan-African maker faire & a community of makers. A compendium of handcrafters that hail from Africa’s tiniest villages to her most expansive urban burgs. What we have in common is an unwavering commitment to origin, ingenuity & innovation.

A fellowship of creators who believe making is the most authentic form of manufacturing, and manufacturing is what forges a vigorous middle class.… read more

Future of Health: Future Salon

Dates: November 1, 2012
Location: Palo Alto, California

Future Salon

We have invited a panel of speakers each having 10 minutes to introduce their perspective on the Future of Health.

Adam Bosworth Cofounder of Keas a social wellness game: The Future of Corporate Wellness.

Christine Peterson Cofounder of Foresight Institute and Chairman of Personalized Life Extension Conference. She will describe the Quantified Self movement, DIY health & longevity, and nanotech… read more

NanoMedicine 2012

Dates: November 1 – 3, 2012
Location: Shenzhen, China


NanoMedicine 2012 is a dedicated event for the nanotech community and aims to offer professionals in the field a multidisciplinary platform to learn more about the latest scientific updates and industrial standards.

The 2nd World Congress of NanoMedicine-2011 held in Shenzhen, China was a complete success with over 200+ renowned speakers who published their latest achievements and shared their excitement, passion, creativity and innovation for this topic with over… read more

October 2012

ARM TechCon 2012

Dates: October 30 – Nov 1, 2012
Location: Santa Clara, California

ARM TechCon is the most comprehensive annual event for hardware and software engineers. This event brings together ARM architecture experts and the largest contingency of ARM Connected Community Partners under one roof. Learn, connect and collaborate with some of the greatest ARM design experts in the industry.

2012 Conference Program

2012 Conference Program and program details via schedule builder are now live!  Click Here to view the 2012… read more

4G World

Dates: October 29 – Nov 1, 2012
Location: Chicago, Illinois

4G World

4G World™ is the largest event in the world covering the entire ecosystem of next-generation technologies and business models that power the mobile Internet industry and economy.

4G World 2012′s 4-day conference program includes over 200 speakers and industry leader keynotes. A comprehensive and interactive program delivers updates on the latest innovations in wireless business and technology, including:

  • Network operator speakers from around the world
  • Dedicated 4G

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Small Cell Summit

Dates: October 29, 2012
Location: Chicago, Illinois

Small Cell Summit

Bringing the base station closer to users is theoretically the key to delivering plentiful throughput. With advances in small cell design and HetNet architecture networks are getting even closer to their users. Where do small cells fit in the big picture? What are the key issues that operators need to consider when assessing small cell strategies? This summit will examine these critical questions and more.

As… read more

IECON 2012

Dates: October 25 – 28, 2012
Location: Montreal, Canada


IECON 2012 is the 38th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society and will be held in Montreal Canada from 25 to 28 October 2012. The conference will be focusing on industrial and manufacturing theory and applications of electronics, controls, communications, instrumentation and computational intelligence.

The objectives of the conference are to provide high quality research and professional interactions for the advancement of science, technology,… read more

Wired 2012

Dates: October 25 – 26, 2012
Location: London, United Kingdom

Wired’s first conference in October last year was a compelling event that was sold out and attended by more than 440 delegates.

This year’s event looks set to top last year already and will be jam-packed with stimulating content, networking and inspiring talks from people reshaping our world.

Delegates will be immersed in a creative and innovative atmosphere of collaborative discovery and knowledge sharing, all brought… read more

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