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September 2012

Enterprise Learning! Conference & Expo 2012

Dates: September 25 – 27, 2012
Location: Irvine, California

ELCE 2012

Featuring keynote address by Bina 48, a humanoid robot

Enterprise Learning! Conference & Expo (ELCE) is singularly focused on helping executives build smarter organizations by leveraging learning and workplace technologies to IMAGINE. INSPIRE. INNOVATE. ELCE programs support employees, partners and customer performance across domestic and global enterprises.

ELCE zeros in on your objectives and offers actionable steps you can use to bring drive results. As host of… read more

The new Center for Science and the Imagination at Arizona State University, launching Fall 2012

Dates: September 24, 2012
Location: Tempe, Arizona


Join us at the recently completed ISTB4 building for the launch of the ASU Center for Science and the Imagination, an institutional platform for ambitious thinking and creative collaboration between the humanities, arts and sciences.

President Michael Crow and Intel futurist Brian David Johnson will join Center Director Ed Finn to discuss upcoming projects and events, including the announcement of an exciting new partnership with Intel.

Following… read more

Strange Loop 2012

Dates: September 23 – 25, 2012
Location: St. Louis, Missouri


Strange Loop is a multi-disciplinary conference that aims to bring together the developers and thinkers building tomorrow’s technology in fields such as emerging languages, alternative databases, concurrency, distributed systems, mobile development, and the web.

Strange Loop was created in 2009 by software developer Alex Miller and is now run by a team of St. Louis-based friends and developers under Strange Loop LLC, a for-profit but not… read more

State of the arts: 2012 Amplify!

Dates: September 22, 2012
Location: Los Angeles, California


Please join us on Saturday, September 22nd at STATE OF THE ARTS — AMPLIFY! …a unique immersive symposium in which we turn up the volume on emerging arts and media trends.

We’ll explore the critical impact of human creativity on digital innovation, with a deep focus on 21st century education and the accelerating convergence of traditional entertainment with groundbreaking content and formats.

We’ll experience the extraordinary power of… read more

The WWW Conference

Dates: September 18 – 20, 2012


The WWW Conference | Richard Saul Wurman, creator of the TED, TEDMED & the eg conferences, will celebrate improvised conversation in its most informative manner.

No presentations.
No schedule.
No expensive tickets.

Simply pairings of amazingly interesting individuals prompted by a question, generating a conversation. For 10 minutes to 50 minutes. And so it will go — conversations interlaced with threads of improvised music. An astrophysicist &… read more

DESIGN East: The Center of the Engineering Universe

Dates: September 17 – 20, 2012
Location: Boston, Massachusetts

There might be a new kid on the block, but the annual Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) will be the sturdy foundations on which the success of DESIGN East 2012 will be built.

DESIGN East expands on last year’s successful innovation of adding several co-located and complementary events alongside the traditional fall Embedded Systems Conference in Boston.

ESC Boston will remain the largest, most complete… read more

TEDxSantaCruz 2012

Dates: September 15, 2012
Location: Santa Cruz, California






TEDxSantaCruz 2012: Open
September 15, 2012
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Crocker Theater, Cabrillo College
Tickets are now on sale for our second annual TEDxSantaCruz conference! We will be featuring speakers and performers whose experiences, projects, work, or creativity speak of the open world-from the global to the local to the personal.

Some of the… read more

The Quantified Self Conference 2012

Dates: September 15 – 16, 2012
Location: Palo Alto, California


Quantified Self 2012 is a conference for users and tool makers interested in self-tracking systems. It will be a “working meeting” for the QS community (50 groups worldwide), where we will gather, inspire, and learn from each other as we share and collaborate on self-tracking projects. We will also explore the potential effects of self-tracking on ourselves and society.

100 Year Starship 2012 Public Symposium

Dates: September 13 – 16, 2012
Location: Houston, Texas



This year, 2012, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)  gave its stamp of approval to and seed funded — 100 Year Starship (100YSS) — a private organization to achieve perhaps the most daring initiative ever in space exploration:  human travel beyond our solar system to another star!

The Dorothy Jemison Foundation for Excellence was selected by DARPA to receive seed funding to form 100 Year Starship… read more

100 Year Starship 2012 Public Symposium

Dates: September 13 – 16, 2012
Location: Houston, Texas


“Transition to Transformation … The Journey Begins”

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,… read more

VOX: The 4D Summit — Augmented Reality for Creatives

Dates: September 13 – 14, 2012
Location: Long Beach, California


The VOX 4D Summit brings together thought leaders from across industries to explore the future of visual communication and the creative evolution of augmented reality. V

ox means voice in Latin, and it’s also a reference to voxels, or volumetric pixels. Our goal is to develop a new conversation about AR where design is center stage, and technology is in a strong supporting role.

We… read more


Dates: September 9 – 12, 2012
Location: Sydney, Australia


2012 IEEE 23rd International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC)

Taking place in Sydney from the 9th to the 12th of September at the Sheraton on the Park Hotel, the PIMRC’12 is a key international industry event for all telecommunications executives with an interest in global wireless research.

PIMRC’12, jointly hosted by CSIRO ICT Centre and Sydney University, aims to assist all

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Teaching and Learning 21st Century Skills

Dates: September 5, 2012
Location: Santa Monica, California


Featured Speaker

V. Darleen Opfer
Director, RAND Education; Distinguished Chair in Education Policy, RAND Corporation

This event is not yet open for registration. Join our events email list to learn about other upcoming RAND programs in the Los Angeles area.

A recording of the program will be available following the event as part of the Events @ RAND podcast series.

About RAND… read more

Tim O’Reilly: Birth of the Global Mind

Dates: September 5, 2012
Location: San Francisco, California

“Birth of the Global Mind,” Tim O’Reilly, Cowell Theater, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, 7pm, Wednesday, September 5. The show starts promptly at 7:30pm.

To be sure of a seat:
 Long Now Members can use the discount code on the O’Reilly Seminar page to reserve 2 free seats.
 You can purchase tickets for $10 each.
Tune into the… read more

August 2012

Chicon 7 (Worldcon)

Dates: August 30 – Sep 3, 2012
Location: Chicago, Illinois


Chicon 7, the 70th World Science Fiction Convention, also known as “Worldcon,” is the premier gathering of authors, artists, fans, dealers, and more in the world science fiction community. Worldcon covers all the genres of written speculative fiction including science fiction, fantasy, horror, slipstream, and alternate history, as well as science, media (movies, television, anime, and online), fanzines, gaming, costuming, filking, and more. More than 5,000 attendeesread more

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