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October 2011

Transforming Human Nature

Dates: October 21 – 23, 2011
Location: Dublin, Ireland

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Transforming the Human | From genomics to virtual reality, technology has been changing the way human beings interact and navigate in the world at an ever increasing pace. During the last two decades, advances in technological integration are calling for special attention from thinkers across the disciplines and around the world.

As the technological characteristics of the human condition impact our understanding of “the human”, we are… read more

Contact Conference 2011

Dates: October 20, 2011
Location: New York, New York

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Contact Conference | Conceived and facilitated by Douglas Rushkoff, Contact seeks to explore and realize the greater promise of social media to promote new forms of culture, commerce, collective action, and creativity. Bringing together technologists, artists, activists, businesspeople, funders, and other stakeholders in the networked future, this summit will hatch new ideas, connect collaborators, and forge an ongoing community for innovating social media and beyond.

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POP!Tech 2011

Dates: October 19 – 22, 2011
Location: Camden, Maine

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We are in the midst of a great realignment – a series of connected and converging revolutions in technology, economics, ecology, energy, geopolitics and culture that mark the end of one global era and the beginning of another. The world is rebalancing.

The established global order and institutions which have reigned for decades are being challenged — from far away, from below, and from within. And new powers… read more

Third International Conference on Computational Aspects of Social Networks

Dates: October 19 – 21, 2011
Location: Salamanca, Spain

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CASoN 2011 | The International Conference on Computational Aspects of Social Networks organized in Salamanca, Spain brings together an interdisciplinary venue for social scientists, mathematicians, computer scientists, engineers, computer users, and students to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and research results about all aspects (theory, applications and tools) of intelligent methods applied to Social Network, and to discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions… read more

Wolfram Technology Conference 2011

Dates: October 19 – 21, 2011
Location: Champaign, Illinois

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Held just yards from Wolfram’s headquarters, the conference provides three days of pure productivity, featuring dozens of talks by Wolfram publishing experts and developers, users presenting real-world solutions, interactive workshops, and the opportunity to exchange ideas with fellow Mathematica enthusiasts.

Future Cities | Europe

Dates: October 18 – 19, 2011
Location: Stockholm, Sweden

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Future Cities | More than half of humanity now lives in cities, and every month there are 5 million new city dwellers. A number of powerful forces are shaping this new phase of urbanization — escalating population growth, the rise of China and India, new connected technologies and pressures on both our resources and the environment as a whole.

  • Which urban communities will be able to

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UIST 2011

Dates: October 16 – 19, 2011
Location: Santa Barbara, California

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ACM | UIST (ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology) is the premier forum for innovations in the software and technology of human-computer interfaces. Sponsored by ACM’s special interest groups on computer-human interaction (SIGCHI) and computer graphics (SIGGRAPH), UIST brings together researchers and practitioners from diverse areas that include traditional graphical & web user interfaces, tangible & ubiquitous computing, virtual & augmented reality, multimedia, new input… read more

Singularity Summit 2011

Dates: October 15 – 16, 2011
Location: New York, New York

Singularity Summit 2011 will be a TED-style two-day event on October 15 – 16 featuring futurist Ray Kurzweil and Jeopardy! champion Ken Jennings on IBM’s Watson, economist Tyler Cowen on the economic impacts of emerging technologies, and PayPal founder Peter Thiel on innovation and jump-starting the economy.

Other speakers include neuroscientist Christof Koch, MIT cosmologist Max Tegmark, AI researcher Eliezer Yudkowsky, MIT polymath Alexander Wissner-Gross, DARPA challenge winner Riley… read more

Humanity+ Beyond Human

Dates: October 8, 2011
Location: London, UK

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Beyond Human: Rethinking the Technological Extension of the Human Condition

Interop New York 2011

Dates: October 3 – 7, 2011
Location: New York, New York

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Interop | Technologies like cloud computing and mobility are reshaping IT, allowing users to seize control of technology tools. This is at once terrifying — and liberating. IT has lost its hold on technology. Yes, that’s scary, but on the other hand, it’s going to be more satisfying serving and working with a wired and inspired workforce, while spending more time interweaving IT with business goals.

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The Annual Burrill Personalized Medicine Meeting

Dates: October 3 – 4, 2011
Location: Burlingame, California

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Burrill & Company | The 21st-century healthcare paradigm — which begins with prevention and wellness and continues to personalized medicine — has come of age. Two mega-trends, a rapidly aging global population and the emergence of new technologies, are converging to answer consumer demand for quality of life and value.

As our knowledge of genetics and molecular biology rapidly expands, a personalized approach to medical care is evolving and… read more

IEEE ARSO 2011

Dates: October 2 – 4, 2011
Location: Half-Moon Bay, California

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IEEE Workshop on advanced robotics and its social impacts

Adobe Max 2011

Dates: October 1 – 5, 2011
Location: Los Angeles, California

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Adobe MAX |Top 10 reasons to attend ADobe MAX 2011:

  1. The multiscreen imperative: Last year at MAX, Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch gave a visionary talk about succeeding in the midst of a multiscreen revolution. As the landscape continues and change, MAX will remain the ideal place to learn about new devices and screens, new input methods, new formats, and new distribution models. Adobe MAX keeps you

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September 2011

100 Year Starship Study Public Symposium

Dates: September 30 – Oct 2, 2011
Location: Orlando, Florida

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DARPA | The 100 Year Starship Study public symposium will be held from September 30 through October 2, 2011 at the Hilton Convention Center in Orlando, FL.

The 100 Year Starship™ Study is an effort seeded by DARPA to develop a viable and sustainable model for persistent, long-term, private-sector investment into the myriad of disciplines needed to make long-distance space travel practicable and feasible.

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Interop Mumbai 2011

Dates: September 28 – 30, 2011
Location: Mumbai, India

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Interop | The team at Interop Mumbai looks forward to receiving submissions from business leaders, CIOs, analysts, domain experts and vendors. As a business technology leader, you are cordially invited to share your valuable insights, experiences and best practices by submitting your nomination for Interop Mumbai 2011.

Interop is the only event to give you a comprehensive and unbiased understanding of all the latest innovations — including… read more

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