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May 2011

Front End of Innovation

Dates: May 16 – 18, 2011
Location: Boston, Massachuetts

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FEI 2011| There’s a reason FEI is the recognized and trusted brand for advancing innovation worldwide… Each year FEI celebrates the power of collective intelligence — creating an environment that empowers innovators to connect meaningfully through purposeful conversations based on content. Where 2010 was about experiences and collaboration, 2011 is focused on the outcomes derived from the experiences: using the experiences as way to get to the underlying value… read more

JITP 2011: The Future of Computational Social Science

Dates: May 16 – 17, 2011
Location: Seattle , Washington

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UMASS Amherst | In addition to a keynote by Jaime Teevan of Microsoft Research, two featured panels, free tutorials, and a variety of posters, this conference will focus discussions around extended presentations on:

  • “Researching Real-world Web Use with Roxy, A Research Proxy”
  • “Tradeoffs in Accuracy and Efficiency in Supervised Learning Methods”
  • “An Automated Snowball Census of the Political Web”
  • “Facilitating Encounters with Political

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Microsoft Tech·Ed

Dates: May 16 – 19, 2011
Location: Atlanta, Georgia


Tech·Ed is a Microsoft-sponsored technology and development conference. Topics of the 2010 conference included application integration and interoperability; application server & infrastructure; architecture; business intelligence; cloud computing and online services; database platforms; developer tools, languages & frameworks; development practices; dynamics; IT strategy; management; Office and SharePoint; security, identity and access; unified communications; virtualization; web platforms; Windows clients; Windows Mobile and Embedded; Windows Phone; and Windows Server. The 2011 conference is developing… read more

Humanity+ @ Parsons NYC

Dates: May 14 – 15, 2011
Location: New York, New York

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Humanity+ | On May 14-15 2011, Humanity+ International is partnering with Parsons The New School for Design in New York City to produce Transhumanism Meets Design, a conference exploring emerging technology, transdisciplinary design, culture and media theory, and biotech.

The conference brings together futurists, cyberneticists, life extensionists, singularity advocates, A[G]I and robotics experts, human enhancement specialists, inventors, ethicists, philosophers, and theorists to meet with the creativity and rigorous scholarship of design… read more

MobiTechFest Americas East 2011

Dates: May 12, 2011
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

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MobiTechFest | Join us at MobiTechFest East to meet promising innovators and leading investors from the mobile and wireless ecosystem at our annual venture conference. If you are an entrepreneur seeking capital, this is your best opportunity to meet and pitch to the most active mobile focused angels and VCs in under one roof in one-day. Don’t miss out on this.

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6th International Conference on Grid and Pervasive Computing

Dates: May 11 – 13, 2011
Location: Oulu, Finland


University of Oulu | The 6th International Conference on Grid and Pervasive Computing will take place at Oulu, Finland. The conference will have a three day technical program of the main conference, tutorials, and workshops.

In the last five years the conference has established itself as an international forum for providers and practitioners of, and researchers into, grid and pervasive computing. The conference presentations will illustrate… read more

FutureMed at Singularity University

Dates: May 10 – 15, 2011
Location: Mountain View, California

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FutureMed at Singularity University | Exploring and driving the future of medicine through exponential, game-changing technologies.

How will rapidly developing technologies such as the low cost genomic sequencing, artificial intelligence, telemedicine, robotics, 24/7 body wearable monitors, smart pills, stem cells, synthetic biology, gene therapy, and crowd sourced health data affect the future of healthcare and medicine?

FutureMed represents the cutting edge of thinking regarding the… read more

Winning Genes: How to Create, Grow and Sustain a Successful Life Sciences Company

Dates: May 10, 2011
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Foley & Lardner LLP | Today’s life sciences environment is experiencing a slow but steady rebound. Just as we’ve learned in research labs, building blocks from the survival gene to the social and protective genes, are the critical factors of adaptability and resilience, essential to a company’s survival.

Dynamic market changes demand new approaches to long and short-term financial strategies, fresh perspective on licensing and collaborations and… read more

PEGS Summit 2011

Dates: May 9 – 13, 2011
Location: Boston, Massachusetts

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Events in America | PEGS — the essential protein engineering summit, is coming off a very successful 2010 event. This year’s summit will prove to be even better. PEGS will assemble international innovation leaders who are striving to learn the newest approaches and technologies in the field of life science that will enable the next generation of biologics.

Planetary Defense Conference

Dates: May 9 – 12, 2011
Location: Bucharest, Romania


The 2011 Planetary Defense Conference is the second conference on protecting Earth from asteroid and comet impacts held by the International Academy of Aeronautics.  Anticipated topics include recent progress in potentially hazardous objects; discovery and tracking resources and plans; impacts, consequences and education; mission planning and technologies; campaign planning; legal and policy framework for planetary defense; and moving forward on planetary defense.

SF MusicTech Summit

Dates: May 9, 2011
Location: San Francisco , California

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SF MusicTech | The SF MusicTech Summit brings together visionaries in the music/technology space, along with the best and brightest developers, entrepreneurs, investors, service providers, journalists, musicians and organizations who work with them at the convergence of culture and commerce. We meet to discuss the evolving music/business/technology ecosystem in a proactive, conducive to dealmaking environment.

Interop | Las Vegas 2011

Dates: May 8 – 12, 2011
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

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Interop | See all the latest IT solutions at Interop Las Vegas. Learn to leverage business technology innovations — including cloud computing, virtualization, security, mobility, networking and data center advances — that will help cut costs, increase productivity and drive business value.

ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems

Dates: May 7 – 12, 2011
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia

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CHI 2011 | The ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems is the premier international conference on human-computer interaction. CHI 2011 focuses on leveraging our diversity and connecting people, cultures, technologies, experiences, and ideas.

CHI 2011 will be held in gorgeous, energetic, sophisticated Vancouver BC, a city renowned for its innovation in sustainability, accessibility, and inclusivity. The New York Times calls it, “a liquid city, a… read more

Hong Kong-Jiangsu Joint Technology Investment Mission to the United States

Dates: May 6, 2011
Location: Boston, Massachusetts

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HKTDC | The potential of the clean energy market is huge in China. Ever since Jiangsu Province began developing its new energy industry, a number of Jiangsu companies have already set up photovoltaic power stations and have influential photovoltaic power generation projects up and running. The Hong Kong Trade Development Council together with Jiangsu Province have put together this investment mission with the objective of creating more synergies between the… read more

The European Future Technologies Conference and Exhibition 2011

Dates: May 4 – 6, 2011
Location: Budapest, Hungary

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Fet¹¹ | The European Future Technologies Conference and Exhibition 2011 is the second installment of a new forum dedicated to frontier research in information and communication technologies.

Fet¹¹ is a unique conference on visionary, high-risk and long-term research in information science and technology. Featuring an exceptionally broad range of scientific fields the event will seed new ideas across disciplines that will reshape the future.

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