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June 2012

The First Annual Great Silicon Valley Oxford Union Debate: Motion: ‘This House Believes that the Problems of Tomorrow are Too Big for the Entrepreneurs of Today’

Dates: June 19, 2012
Location: Santa Clara, California


Tomorrow’s critical economic, social, political, and environmental problems are crowding into today. How will they be solved? Join us for an evening of persuasion, rhetoric and wit, as Churchill Club and Oxford University’s Saïd Business School co-present an Oxford Union debate with a Silicon Valley twist on a big topic that matters to us all — with strong opinions on both sides of the argument.

Reflecting… read more

Nanotech 2012

Dates: June 18 – 21, 2012
Location: Santa Clara, California


TechConnect World | The world’s largest nanotechnology event, Nanotech 2012, delivers application-focused research from the top international academic, government and private industry labs. Thousands of leading researchers, scientists, engineers and technology developers participate in Nanotech to identify new technology trends, development tools, product opportunities, R&D collaborations, and commercialization partners. Join the global community that has been working together for over 15 years to integrate nanotechnology into industry with a focus… read more

International Supercomputing Conference 2012

Dates: June 17 – 21, 2012
Location: Hamburg, Germany


ISC | The International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) is an IEEE-recognized global conference and exhibition for high performance computing, networking and storage.

ISC is moving into its 27th year of providing a platform for 2,300 like-minded HPC researchers, technology leaders, scientists and IT-decision makers to get together and find solutions for HPC challenges.

International Mathematica Symposium 2012

Dates: June 11 – 13, 2012
Location: London, UK


The International Mathematica Symposium is an interdisciplinary conference for and by users of Mathematica in the physical and life sciences, mathematics, engineering, graphics and design, arts and music, education, industry, finance, and commerce.

If you use Mathematica in research or teaching, or if you have developed or are developing products based on Mathematica, then IMS is an opportunity to share your results with like-minded colleagues. IMS has built… read more

Cisco Live 2012

Dates: June 10 – 14, 2012
Location: San Francisco, California


A week to explore new possibilities and discover your potential. Cisco Live is your passport to a new world of possibilities. It offers a unique combination of in-depth technical education and training and cutting-edge insight from the experts and organizations that are setting the agenda for the future of technology and business.

4th International Conference on Cyber Conflict

Dates: June 5 – 8, 2012
Location: Tallinn, Estonia


International Conference on Cyber Conflict is NATO CCD COE’s annual conference.

For the fourth year in a row the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence invites experts from government, military, academia and the private sector to Tallinn to discuss recent trends in cyber security.

In 2012 the conference will focus on military and paramilitary activities in cyberspace. This topic will be explored from the political, legal… read more

May 2012

Maker Faire Bay Area

Dates: May 19 – 20, 2012
Location: San Mateo, California


Maker Faire offers the opportunity for us to see ourselves as more than consumers; we are productive; we are creative. Everyone is a maker and our world is what we make it.

Maker Faire is a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they can do. It’s a venue for makers to show examples of their work and interact with others about… read more

The 6th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering

Dates: May 17 – 20, 2012
Location: Shanghai, China


iCBBE2012 | The 6th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering (iCBBE 2012) will be held from May 17th to 20th, 2012 in Shanghai, China. iCBBE 2012 will bring together top researchers from Asian Pacific areas, North America, Europe and around the world to exchange research results and address open issues in all aspects of bioinformatics and biomedical engineering.

Internet Week New York 2012

Dates: May 14 – 21, 2012
Location: New York, New York

Internet Week New York 2012

The Festival

Since 2008, Internet Week has taken place all over the city, thanks to our many partners hosting diverse events in different locations.The result is a critical mass of web-focused events that raises the profile of NYC’s industry as a whole, as well as the partners who participate.

The 2012 Festival Headquarters

Just like in 2010 and 2011, Internet Week NY HQ will… read more

Dr. Christof Koch: “Consciousness: Confessions of a Romantic Reductionist”

Dates: May 13, 2012
Location: Pasadena, California


Los Angeles Brain & Consciousness Group | What links conscious experience of pain, joy, color, and smell to bioelectrical activity in the brain? How can anything physical give rise to nonphysical, subjective, conscious states? Neuroscientist Christof Koch has devoted much of his career to bridging the seemingly unbridgeable gap between the physics of the brain and phenomenal experience. Koch recounts not only the birth of the modern science of consciousness… read more

Current Issues in IP Licensing Conference

Dates: May 10 – 11, 2012
Location: Houston, Texas


Updating your terms to fit new business models. 

This conference provides insight on complex issues arising in drafting and negotiating licenses and practical tips for addressing contested issues, along with updates on recent case law, new definitions, royalty terms and new technology and business models.

Our distinguished faculty address licensing issues for various industries and technology settings and from both outside counsel and in-house perspectives.

Humanity+ @Melbourne 2012

Dates: May 5 – 6, 2012
Location: Melbourne, Australia



What excites you about the future?
What frightens you?
How might the future change the way we live?
And how might we change the way we live in the future?

Speakers include bio-gerontologist Aubrey de Grey, media artist … read more

Securities Law for Emerging Companies Conference

Dates: May 3 – 4, 2012
Location: Seattle, Washington


New Developments in Regulatory Compliance, Financing, M&A Strategies and Fiduciary Obligations

Navigating securities laws can be particularly challenging for emerging companies that need to finance growth, compensate employees and ultimately structure an “exit” for investors. Legal budgets for emerging companies are often tight, placing a premium on quick but comprehensive issue-spotting and practical solutions. Strict compliance with securities laws can sometimes be seen as a “nice to have”… read more

April 2012

International Internet Preservation Consortium 2012 General Assembly

Dates: April 30 – May 4, 2012
Location: Washington D.C.

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Libraries, archives, and other organizations have been systematically collecting web archives for over 10 years, namely in the service of cultural heritage. Content archived from the web has a multitude of uses.

Commercial Web archiving services are emerging to meet legal and business requirements. Data is scraped from the web and analyzed for media or academic research. Any topic can be studied on the internet and… read more

MIT Clean Energy Prize Program 2012

Dates: April 30, 2012
Location: Boston, Massachusetts

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MIT | Now in its 5th year, the MIT Clean Energy Prize Program is an exciting, annual collaboration between the MIT Clean Energy PrizeMIT Enterprise Forum, and NSTAR, featuring a free, exhibition-style showcase of student-driven companies competing for the illustrious $200,000 MIT Clean Energy Prize.

Following the showcase, attend a fireside chat with Bill Joy, cofounder of Sun Microsystems and… read more

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