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October 2013

Nanomaterials for Industry 2013 — Energy, Environment, Products

Dates: October 21 – 23, 2013
Location: San Diego, California

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The conference is designed for business executives, engineers, and scientists to gain essential and wide-ranging knowledge about the science, technology, and applications of nanomaterials.

The three-day Congress includes:

  • Special Workshop: Graphene/Carbon nanotubes: properties, manufacturing techniques, and applications.
  • A series of comprehensive lectures by international leaders from industry, academia, and national laboratories. The presentations will review the state-of-the art in the rapidly

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9th IEEE International Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing

Dates: October 20 – 23, 2013
Location: Austin, Texas

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Over the last two decades, many organizations and individuals have relied on electronic collaboration between distributed teams of humans, computer applications, and/or autonomous robots to achieve higher productivity and produce joint products that would have been impossible to develop without the contributions of multiple collaborators. Technology has evolved from standalone tools, to open systems supporting collaboration in multi-organizational settings, and from general purpose tools to specialized collaboration grids. Future… read more

Wired 2013 Next Generation

Dates: October 17 – 18, 2013
Location: London, England


WIRED 2013 is the third annual event to bring the values of WIRED to life. Building on experience from groundbreaking previous events, WIRED 2013 will gather pioneering speakers from around the world, to stimulate debate, spread ideas and to showcase the future.

The two-day conference aims to shed light on the people disrupting the status quo. The rule breakers who… read more

GigaOM Mobilize

Dates: October 16 – 17, 2013
Location: San Francisco, California


The cultural, social and business necessities of being connected everywhere have inspired designers and technologists to build new products and create new markets. Never before have we stood at such a precipice of technological innovation with nearly endless potential at every level for new opportunity ranging from hardware, software and services.

Mobile Big Data
We give you a clear insight into what’s behind the most exciting products and… read more

NYSCF’S Annual Translational Stem Cell Research Conference

Dates: October 16 – 17, 2013
Location: New York, New York


Panelists & Presenters Share Stem Cell Research Breakthroughs, Moving Toward Better Treatments for Major Chronic Diseases, Injuries

Leaders in translational stem cell research from around the world will present the latest advances in stem cell science that are leading to better treatments and cures to disease and injury at The New York Stem Cell Foundation’s Eighth Annual Translational Stem Cell Research Conference, held at The Rockefeller University in… read more

The Future of Aromatics 2013

Dates: October 16 – 17, 2013
Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The future of Aromatics

Challenges & Opportunities in Aromatics Arena

ACI’s The Future of Aromatics 2013 event will address the key success factors of aromatics and major derivatives businesses.

The volatility in both demand and prices has inevitably affected the aromatics business in recent years. The weak downstream demand is mainly attributable to economic uncertainty around the world. Asia continued to dominate aromatics consumption driven by new derivative production… read more

Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit 2013

Dates: October 15 – 17, 2013
Location: Washington, D.C.


The Summit is the world’s premiere gathering of women leaders in business, government, academia, philanthropy, and the arts. Each fall, a select group comes together to exchange big ideas and learn. The program — no speeches! — is diverse and designed to facilitate energetic and provocative conversation. Participation is by invitation only.

Fortune created Most Powerful Women as a cover package in 1998 with a simple idea that women… read more

Long Now seminar — Adam Steltzner presents ‘Beyond Mars, Earth’

Dates: October 15, 2013
Location: San Francisco, California


“Dare mighty things” concludes the most dramatic space video in years, “Seven Minutes of Terror.”  Narrated by Adam Steltzner, it spelled out how the “sky crane” his team designed at JPL would have to perform an elaborate, impossible-seeming sequence to lower the huge Mars rover Curiosity to the planet’s surface from a hovering rocket guided totally by artificial intelligence.  Humans wouldn’t know if it worked until it was… read more

‘UNESCO Future Lecture Series: Foresight Frontiers (Part Two)’ & ‘UNESCO Future Seminar: Exploring the Attributes, Role and Organization of Horizon Scanning’

Dates: October 14, 2013
Location: Paris, France


The UNESCO Future Lecture Series: Foresight Frontiers (Part Two) will be held from 10:00 to 13:00 (GMT+2) at the UNESCO Headquarters.  The UNESCO Future Lecture Series: Foresight Frontiers serves as a platform for sharing the latest developments in the field of Future Studies from around the world. The guiding aim of the Series is to explore how Future Studies is advancing the capacity of decision makers to use the future… read more

2045: A Futurist’s Symposium

Dates: October 14, 2013
Location: Watford, United Kingdom

2045 A Futurist's Symposium

2045: A Futurist’s Symposium* is a look at the Earth as it is and as it will be, as we embark on a period of unprecedented change, a period of change beyond many of our wildest imaginations, potentially more dramatic and far-reaching than that of even the Industrial Revolution.

A selection of the most highly-respected thinkers, visionaries in fields such as cybernetics and futurology, will lead discussions on… read more

Ninth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment

Dates: October 14 – 18, 2013
Location: Boston, Massachusetts


The Ninth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment (AIIDE-13) will be held in October 14-18, 2013 at Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA (www.aiide.org).

AIIDE-13 is intended to be the definitive point of interaction between entertainment software developers interested in AI and academic AI researchers. AIIDE-13 will include invited speakers, research and practitioner presentations, playable experiences, project demonstrations, interactive poster sessions, product exhibits, and… read more

The 2nd Annual Global Crowdfunding Convention and Bootcamp

Dates: October 14 – 16, 2013
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada


Crowdfundingroadmap and NowStreet Media are pleased to announce the The 2nd Annual Global Crowdfunding Convention and Bootcamp. Comprised of the largest gathering of industry professionals, this year’s convention is designed to provide participants with an unparalleled informational and networking experience. Legendary entrepreneurial mentor/advisor, Jay Abraham – founder and CEO of The Abraham Group, Inc. will provide a very special keynote.

Las Vegas,… read more

EmTech MIT

Dates: October 9 – 11, 2013
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

EM Tech

EmTech MIT is where technology, business, and culture converge. It’s the showcase for emerging technologies with the greatest potential to change our lives. It’s an access point to the most innovative people and companies in the world. Most of all, it is a place of inspiration—an opportunity to glimpse the future and begin to understand the technologies that matter and how they’ll change the face of business and… read more

The Future of Longevity

Dates: October 4, 2013
Location: Washington, DC


Human longevity is drastically increasing. In the coming years,  it seems possible that we will live out our extra years or even decades in vitality and good health. But will we be able to keep pace? In an age of rapid technological and scientific progress, our communities, politics, and economic institutions are under-prepared for the coming challenge of longer human lives. If the average lifespan extends to 100 or… read more

Ethernet & SDN Expo 2013

Dates: October 2 – 3, 2013
Location: New York City, New York


Ethernet & SDN Expo is co-locating with Interop New York, the leading event for IT pros and technology providers delivering insight into the future of IT infrastructure and networking, to bring you the world’s largest event targeting BOTH service providers and IT professionals.

Aligning with Interop provides an unprecedented opportunity for leading network solution providers and service providers to take their message of Ethernet, SDN, and cloud service… read more

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