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April 2012

The 2012 Genes, Environments, Traits (GET) Conference

Dates: April 25, 2012
Location: Boston, Massachusetts

The GET Conference is an annual event that brings together leading thinkers to discuss the important ways in which personal genomes will affect all of our lives in the coming years and to debate the technical, commercial, and societal impacts of new genomic technologies.

Annual GET Conference events are organized by PersonalGenomes.org, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization whose mission is to serve as both the pioneer and the global ambassador… read more

K* 2012 Knowledge Management and Mobilization

Dates: April 24 – 28, 2012
Location: Hamilton, Canada


How to better mobilize knowledge and maximize its usefulness is the focus of K* 2012, convened by United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health in Hamilton, Canada.

K* stands for Knowledge Mobilization (KM), Knowledge Translation and Transfer (KTT), Knowledge Brokering (KB), and Knowledge Adoption (KA). The event program is online and proceedings may be followed live online.

The international conference is designed as… read more

2nd International Conference on Genetics of Aging and Longevity

Dates: April 22 – 25, 2012
Location: Moscow, Russia


II International Conference “Genetics of aging and longevity” will be held in the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow on April 22-25, 2012. This conference is of great importance for the national biology and medicine and a unique event in the whole scientific world.

The Conference organizers are:

  • Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Bekhtereva Institute of the Human Brain of the Russian Academy of

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ISCRAM 2012 – 9th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management

Dates: April 22 – 25, 2012
Location: Vancouver, Canada

Iscram 2012

Integrative and Analytical Approaches to Crisis Response and Emergency Management Information Systems:

The theme for ISCRAM 2012 is: “integrative and analytical approaches to crisis and emergency management information systems.” Integration does not only encompass the seamless interchange of critical and relevant data between technological platforms but also between practitioners at the different stages of emergency management (preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation).

Analytic approaches imply the use of… read more

2012 Stanford Medical Innovation Conference

Dates: April 21, 2012
Location: Stanford, California


Stanford University | This year’s theme, “Developing Technologies for the Developing World”, addresses the lack of accessibility to adequate medical technology that plagues many developing countries.  By developing products and technology with cost-effectiveness and portability in mind, we can not only educate more people about health, but also provide the treatment that many of them desperately need.  Although our focus is on technology for the developing world, these products can… read more

2012 Negotiation and Leadership Conference

Dates: April 20 – 21, 2012
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

negotiation leadership conference

Harvard University Extension School | This life-changing event helps attendees achieve personal and professional mastery in the field of negotiations. Participants look at the intellectual and conceptual foundations for the development of mastery in negotiations as well as the tools and strategies to develop leadership mastery. This includes a practical exploration of the topic from an industry perspective as well as applied training that will help attendees achieve mastery as… read more

Edward O. Wilson: “The Social Conquest of Earth”

Dates: April 20, 2012
Location: San Francisco , California


The Long Now | Seminar and Conversation with Edward O. Wilson and Stewart Brand, with an introduction by Rob Semper, Executive Associate Director of the Exploratorium.

Presented by The Long Now Foundation and the Exploratorium

Edward O. Wilson has revolutionized science and inspired the public more often than any other living biologist. Now he is blending his pioneer work on ants with a new perspective on human development to… read more

Life Extension Foundation Free Webinar: Life Saving Blood Tests Your Doctor Won’t Order

Dates: April 20, 2012


Life Extension’s Webinar highlighting the latest life saving blood tests traditional doctors won’t order. Exciting new innovations will be presented by Michael Smith, M.D. and Deborah Mayfield, Life Extension’s blood lab manager.

8th Stem Cell Summit 2012

Dates: April 19 – 20, 2012
Location: Boston, Massachusetts


This summit provides cutting-edge information on developments in all areas of stem cell research including the biology, medicine, applications, regulations, and the business of stem cells.

Recent developments in pre-clinical and clinical trials of stem cell therapy, regenerative medicine and tissue engineering, cancer stem cells, stem cell reprogramming, and regulatory policies regarding stem cell research will be addressed.

In addition, focuses on the business opportunities, challenges and… read more

DEMO MOBILE The Future Is In Your Hands

Dates: April 17, 2012 – Apr 17, 2013
Location: San Francisco, California

DEMO Mobile

Announcing the next DEMO Event, planned for April, 2013! Join us for a one-day event focused on mobile. Why mobile? Mobile is sweeping its way through industry after industry, and is starting to move beyond smartphones, tablets, and other touch devices into cars, homes, wearable computing, gesture-based interfaces, voice-controlled technologies and robotics. Mobile is the most dynamic area of the technology industry with the most activity from startups to established… read more

Demo Spring 2012

Dates: April 17 – 19, 2012
Location: Santa Clara, California


DEMO Spring 2012 conference returns to the Hyatt Regency Silicon Valley, April 17-19 and will feature new technology launches ranging from concept to market-ready. Come to DEMO and See it Live!

The Tech Ecosystem Unites at DEMO Spring 2012

You are invited to come and experience the future of innovation, find quality dealflow and network with people from around the world who are likely to change the… read more

Conference Telecommunications Law

Dates: April 12 – 13, 2012
Location: Seattle, Washington


Key developments in regulatory, policy, technology and case law.

Developments in telecommunications law and regulation over the past year may rival 1996 in significance. The FCC’s latest Orders on the Universal Service Fund and Intercarrier Compensation will result in massive changes to rules for both wireless and wireline service providers. Indeed, the FCC has commenced a proceeding to sunset the century old circuit-switched telephone network. The continuing push… read more

Yuri’s Night: The World Space Party

Dates: April 12, 2012


Yuri’s Night | Yuri’s Night is a global celebration of humanity’s past, present, and future in space. Yuri’s Night parties and events are held around the world every April in commemoration of April 12, 1961, the day of cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin’s first manned spaceflight, and April 12, 1981, the inaugural launch of NASA’s Space Shuttle.

Yuri’s Night events combine space-themed partying with education and outreach. These  events can range

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Toward a Science of Consciousness

Dates: April 9 – 14, 2012
Location: Tucson, Arizona


Toward a Science of Consciousness is a biennial conference held since 1994 in Tucson, Arizona, and known for rigorous, interdisciplinary approaches to essential questions of how the brain produces conscious experience, the nature of reality and our place in the universe.

This year, Toward a Science of Consciousness will be held at the luxurious, eco friendly Loews Ventana Canyon Resort Hotel. An estimated 600 participants from around the world… read more

Mormon Transhumanist Association conference

Dates: April 6, 2012
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah


The 2012 conference of the Mormon Transhumanist Association will be held on April 6, 2012 from 9 am to 5 pm at the Salt Lake City Public Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The conference is open to the public. Previous conferences sponsored by the Mormon Transhumanist Association include the 2010 Transhumanism and Spirituality conference and the 2009 Mormonism and Engineering conference.… read more

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