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February 2013

NextMed / MMVR20 Conference

Dates: February 20 – 23, 2013
Location: San Diego, California

NextMed / MMVR20


The NextMed/MMVR conference brings together scientists, engineers, clinicians, educators, military, futurists, and students who utilize IT advances to improve patient diagnosis and care, medical education, procedural training, and healthcare intelligence.

A special program will celebrate our 20th gathering. The plenary sessions, still under construction, will feature thought-provoking invited speakers. Participants may tour CalIT2 at UC San Diego and enjoy an anniversary banquet. Familiar colleagues,… read more

Long Now Seminar – Chris Anderson presents “The Makers Revolution”

Dates: February 19, 2013
Location: San Francisco, California

The Long Now Foundation’s monthly series Seminars About Long-term Thinking – Chris Anderson presents “The Makers Revolution”

Chris Anderson’s book THE LONG TAIL chronicled how the Web revolutionized and democratized distribution. His new book MAKERS shows how the same thing is happening to manufacturing, with even wider consequences, and this time the leading revolutionaries are the young of the world. Anderson himself left his job as editor of… read more

21st Ain Shams International Medical Students’ Congress (AIMSC)

Dates: February 16 – 19, 2013
Location: Cairo, Egypt


The past 20 years, AIMSC Scientific Program is always been the unique experience that anyone can witness it at AIMSC, it is considered one of the strongest program ever by gathering our very famous and masterful Doctors in their fields conducting the sessions, giving their inputs and advising the Young Doctors for the better. The Scientific Jury consists of internationally renowned faculty members from Ain Shams University; this is… read more

NEIBC Growth Series Event – “Founder-CEO Succession: A Make-or-Break Inflection Point”

Dates: February 15, 2013
Location: Waltham, Massachusetts


Following the successful Growth Series events organized by NEIBC in 2012, we are excited to announce the first event of the series for 2013.  The event will take place on Friday, February 15, from 8-10am at the Foley Hoag Emerging Enterprise Center in Waltham.

The first session will focus on one of the most critical decisions in the life-cycle of startups: Has the company reached an… read more

Cultural Studies Colloquium Series with David J. Gunkel

Dates: February 14, 2013
Location: Chicago, Illinois

Columbia events

“Citizen Robot: A Vindication of the Rights of Machines”

Columbia College Chicago
Thursday, February 14 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Collins Hall, Room 602 624 S. Michigan, Chicago, Illinois

Whether we recognize it or not, we are in the midst of a robot invasion. Machines are now everywhere and doing everything. They manufacture our automobiles and other consumer products. They make decisions concerning finances and manage… read more

Faculty Perspectives — Oceans and Rapid Climate Change: A Look at the Greenhouse Effect

Dates: February 13, 2013


Introducing Faculty Perspectives, an award-winning online lecture series sponsored by the Office of Alumni Relations that brings Rochester’s most distinguished scientists, artists, teachers, and thinkers directly into your home or office. As a participant you will have the opportunity to listen, raise questions, and engage in thoughtful exchange of ideas with the University’s leading experts.

Upcoming Winter 2013 Webinars:

  • Oceans and Rapid Climate Change: A Look

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Pacific Design & Manufacturing — Advanced Manufacturing Seminars 2013

Dates: February 12 – 14, 2013
Location: Anaheim, California


New to the Pacific Design & Manufacturing show for 2013, the Advanced Manufacturing Seminars are a series of practical educational seminars focused on the latest technologies and process improvement techniques to help you get the most out of your design and manufacturing operations. The Advanced Manufacturing Seminars are designed in a bite-sized, modular format to maximize your tradeshow experience. Pick and choose from 8 expert-led seminars:

  1. Security:

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5D at the 2013 Berlinale Talent Campus

Dates: February 9 – 14, 2013
Location: Berlin, Germany


For the past 3 years, the 5D Institute has joined forces with the Berlinale Talent Campus to deliver a series of events that present the future of immersive design and Worldbuilding at the BTC and within the Berlin International Film Festival.

In 2011 “Play as Process” and in 2012 “Building Worlds for Narrative Media” opened a new design space for filmmakers from around the world to… read more

Exponential Medicine Special Event February 9, 2013

Dates: February 9, 2013
Location: Santa Clara, California


Exponential Medicine: Exploring the Future of Health, Technology & Medicine
Exponential Medicine is helping catalyze a better future for health, wellness, as well as diagnostics, and medical therapy by bringing together thought leaders, innovators and fast moving convergent technologies, ranging from Artificial Intelligence, Mobile Health, Regenerative Medicine, to ‘Omics’ and 3D printing.

While the primary Exponential Medicine program held at NASA Research Park (Feb 4–9th) is sold out and… read more

Singularity University | Exponential Medicine 2013

Dates: February 4 – 9, 2013
Location: Santa Clara, California


Exponential Medicine at Singularity University is a one-of-a-kind program that focuses on disruptive, game-changing exponential technologies that will revolutionize the practice of medicine and radically transform healthcare and the biomedical industry in the decade ahead.

Exponential Medicine at Singularity University is a one-of-a-kind program that focuses on disruptive, game-changing exponential technologies that will revolutionize the practice of medicine and radically transform healthcare and… read more

SPIE Photonics West

Dates: February 2 – 7, 2013
Location: San Francisco, California

spie photonics

SPIE Photonics West— Participate at the largest and most influential conference for biophotonics, biomedical optics, industrial lasers, optoelectronics, microfabrication, and green photonics.

Photonics West Exhibition is the flagship event for companies in the photonics industry. The exhibition sold out in 2012 with more than 1214 companies.

SPIE Photonics West —where you will find the latest research and products in photonics, biomedical optics, MEMs, optophotonics, industrial… read more

January 2013

Macworld / iWorld

Dates: January 31 – Feb 2, 2013
Location: San Francisco, California


Macworld / iWorld is the world’s ultimate fan event for those who use, create, and love Apple products.  Attendees will encounter a unique celebration of Apple technology-infused art, music, and film, as well as learning opportunities, and a shopping mecca in our exhibit hall filled with products and services for Apple users of all skill levels and interests.  From home users, to artisitic hobbyists and professionals, and… read more

Macworld/iWorld 2013

Dates: January 31 – Feb 2, 2013
Location: San Francisco, California


Macworld/iWorld is the world’s premier event focused solely on the Apple products platform. Mac users and buyers, top media outlets and industry experts come to Macworld/iWorld annually for the unique value that comes from meeting face-to-face, seeing new products, experiencing an acclaimed technical training and educational program and participating in cultural and social opportunities that set the agenda for the Apple-products industry.

Macworld/iWorld is the world’s… read more

Life in 2030: Discuss the Future With Those Who Are Creating It

Dates: January 23, 2013
Location: Kitchener, Canada

Research Matters

What will life be like in 2030? Maybe technology will prevent your car from crashing, or perhaps mathematics will make the difference between wealth and poverty.

These are among visions of the future that researchers from Ontario universities – including the University of Guelph – will share with the public at “Life in 2030: Discuss the Future With Those Who Are Creating It,” a free event to be… read more


Dates: January 18, 2013
Location: Pasadena, California


This full-day event will feature speakers from Caltech and around the world, and each ticket holder will be able to enjoy breakfast, lunch, snacks, and a post-event reception, as well as the day’s talks, music, and activities. The TEDxCaltech audience includes international scientists, innovators, entrepreneurs, and civic leaders, along with Caltech faculty, students, alumni, staff, and members of the community. With opportunities for participants to interact with… read more

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