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October 2011

Future Cities | Europe

Dates: October 18 – 19, 2011
Location: Stockholm, Sweden

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Future Cities | More than half of humanity now lives in cities, and every month there are 5 million new city dwellers. A number of powerful forces are shaping this new phase of urbanization — escalating population growth, the rise of China and India, new connected technologies and pressures on both our resources and the environment as a whole.

  • Which urban communities will be able to

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UIST 2011

Dates: October 16 – 19, 2011
Location: Santa Barbara, California

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ACM | UIST (ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology) is the premier forum for innovations in the software and technology of human-computer interfaces. Sponsored by ACM’s special interest groups on computer-human interaction (SIGCHI) and computer graphics (SIGGRAPH), UIST brings together researchers and practitioners from diverse areas that include traditional graphical & web user interfaces, tangible & ubiquitous computing, virtual & augmented reality, multimedia, new input… read more

Singularity Summit 2011

Dates: October 15 – 16, 2011
Location: New York, New York

Singularity Summit 2011 will be a TED-style two-day event on October 15 – 16 featuring futurist Ray Kurzweil and Jeopardy! champion Ken Jennings on IBM’s Watson, economist Tyler Cowen on the economic impacts of emerging technologies, and PayPal founder Peter Thiel on innovation and jump-starting the economy.

Other speakers include neuroscientist Christof Koch, MIT cosmologist Max Tegmark, AI researcher Eliezer Yudkowsky, MIT polymath Alexander Wissner-Gross, DARPA challenge winner Riley… read more

Humanity+ Beyond Human

Dates: October 8, 2011
Location: London, UK


Beyond Human: Rethinking the Technological Extension of the Human Condition

Interop New York 2011

Dates: October 3 – 7, 2011
Location: New York, New York

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Interop | Technologies like cloud computing and mobility are reshaping IT, allowing users to seize control of technology tools. This is at once terrifying — and liberating. IT has lost its hold on technology. Yes, that’s scary, but on the other hand, it’s going to be more satisfying serving and working with a wired and inspired workforce, while spending more time interweaving IT with business goals.

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The Annual Burrill Personalized Medicine Meeting

Dates: October 3 – 4, 2011
Location: Burlingame, California


Burrill & Company | The 21st-century healthcare paradigm — which begins with prevention and wellness and continues to personalized medicine — has come of age. Two mega-trends, a rapidly aging global population and the emergence of new technologies, are converging to answer consumer demand for quality of life and value.

As our knowledge of genetics and molecular biology rapidly expands, a personalized approach to medical care is evolving and… read more


Dates: October 2 – 4, 2011
Location: Half-Moon Bay, California


IEEE Workshop on advanced robotics and its social impacts

Adobe Max 2011

Dates: October 1 – 5, 2011
Location: Los Angeles, California


Adobe MAX |Top 10 reasons to attend ADobe MAX 2011:

  1. The multiscreen imperative: Last year at MAX, Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch gave a visionary talk about succeeding in the midst of a multiscreen revolution. As the landscape continues and change, MAX will remain the ideal place to learn about new devices and screens, new input methods, new formats, and new distribution models. Adobe MAX keeps you

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September 2011

100 Year Starship Study Public Symposium

Dates: September 30 – Oct 2, 2011
Location: Orlando, Florida


DARPA | The 100 Year Starship Study public symposium will be held from September 30 through October 2, 2011 at the Hilton Convention Center in Orlando, FL.

The 100 Year Starship™ Study is an effort seeded by DARPA to develop a viable and sustainable model for persistent, long-term, private-sector investment into the myriad of disciplines needed to make long-distance space travel practicable and feasible.

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Interop Mumbai 2011

Dates: September 28 – 30, 2011
Location: Mumbai, India

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Interop | The team at Interop Mumbai looks forward to receiving submissions from business leaders, CIOs, analysts, domain experts and vendors. As a business technology leader, you are cordially invited to share your valuable insights, experiences and best practices by submitting your nomination for Interop Mumbai 2011.

Interop is the only event to give you a comprehensive and unbiased understanding of all the latest innovations — including… read more

4th EOS Topical Meeting on Optical Microsystems

Dates: September 26 – 28, 2011
Location: Capri, Italy

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EOS | OµS’11 is the 4th edition of an international conference wholly dedicated to Optical Micro-Systems. It is organized by the European Optical Society (EOS) in the frame of its international Topical Meeting activity and will be held in Italy, 26th September 2011 – 28th September 2011, amidst the wonderful scenery of the Island of Capri. A possible definition of an optical microsystem is a complex system, able… read more

Quantum Africa 2011

Dates: September 25 – 29, 2011
Location: Sohag University, Egypt


Quantum Africa 2011: Quantum Technology will be hosted by Sohag University in South Egypt, 25-29 September 2011, and will feature advances in quantum science and technology presented by African and international researchers. The conference will provide the opportunity to see African research in quantum science and technology, and to engender dialogue and collaboration between researchers, scientists and engineers.

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Mechanicrawl 02011

Dates: September 24, 2011
Location: San Francisco, California


The Long Now Foundation | Spend a delightful day exploring the mechanical marvels along San Francisco’s North Shore. See giant running steam engines, turn-of-the-century automata, mechanical computers, a wave organ, an 8 foot high mechanical planetarium, vintage steam boats and more…

You’ll be able to map your own route for the event and spend as much time at each location as you’d like. We encourage you… read more

The Counterculture & Physics

Dates: September 18, 2011


Quantum based encryption, computing, and teleportation are among the hottest topics in physics and engineering today. Yet many of these core ideas once found their home amid an anything-goes counterculture frenzy — a mishmash of spoon-bending psychics, Eastern mysticism, LSD trips, and CIA spooks chasing mind-reading dreams. In the first half of the program, George Knapp welcomes Dr. David Kaiser, along with Dr. Jack Sarfatti and Dr.read more

Maker Faire New York

Dates: September 17 – 18, 2011
Location: New York, New York

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Maker Faire | Started in San Mateo, California in 2006, and also being held in Detroit and New York, Maker Faire is the premier event for grassroots American innovation. As the World’s Largest DIY Festival, this two-day family friendly Faire has something for everyone — a showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness and a celebration of the Maker mindset.

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