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May 2014

Investing in a Transformational World

Dates: May 13 – 16, 2014
Location: San Diego, California

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This exclusive gathering of the world’s leading economic, investment, financial, political, and technology experts will be your opportunity to join the dialogue about the future of the markets and the economy. Step away from your daily routine to focus for three uninterrupted days on the risks and opportunities in today’s crisis-ridden economy.

Fellow Investor,

Quite possibly the most important Strategic Investment Conference ever has been… read more

Religion and Transhumanism — the future of faith, ethics, and philosophy

Dates: May 10, 2014
Location: Piedmont, California

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TRANSHUMAN VISIONS will present its 4th conference in four months on May 10, from 9am – 9pm. The event will be held in Piedmont Veteran’s Hall, 401 Highland Avenue, Piedmont, California.

The topic will be “RELIGION AND TRANSHUMANISM — THE FUTURE OF FAITH, ETHICS, AND PHILOSOPHY.”

The conference is Lead-sponsored by the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technology. IEET.org is a nonprofit think tank which promotes ideas… read more

NeuroGaming 2014 Conference and Expo

Dates: May 7 – 8, 2014
Location: San Francisco, California

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We are at the dawn of the neurogaming age, on the cusp of making the impossible possible. What will happen at NeuroGaming 2014 in San Francisco on May 7–8 at City View at the Metreon will be on the very cutting edge, and you are invited to come and play an important role.

You’ll experience everything from brain-controlled games to true augmented virtual reality experiences to concentration enhancing… read more

EG Presents: Nina, Theo, Doug, Arthur, Peter & Faith

Dates: May 1 – 3, 2014
Location: Monterey, California

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EG explores our most creative enterprises, by engaging a gifted mix of people — from rising stars to living national treasures, the people who attend EG are among the most industrious and iconoclastic talents of our time.

Scott Cook says: “The best conference I go to.”
Steve Wozniak raves: “I thought it was so great I want to attend every one.”
Dick Cavett recalls: “Hardly a day has… read more

April 2014

CHI14 Workshop: Biological Rhythms and Technology

Dates: April 27, 2014
Location: Toronto, Canada

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Biological rhythms are multiple and overlapping. They control the rise and fall of a range of physiological factors over the short, medium and long-term.

We are constantly changing. Every week. Every day. Every minute. Our bodies coordinate many physiological and mental changes to help us adapt to our environment. As a consequence of these fluctuations, we can be more suited to certain types of activities at specific times… read more

CHI 2014

Dates: April 26 – May 1, 2014
Location: Toronto, Canada

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The ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems is the premier international conference of Human-Computer Interaction.

CHI 2014 is a celebration of the conference’s one of a kind diversity; from the broad range of backgrounds of its attendees, to the diverse spectrum of communities and fields which the conference and its research have an impact on. CHI 2014 will take place at the Metro Torontoread more

Moogfest 2014

Dates: April 23 – 27, 2014
Location: Asheville, North Carolina

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Moogfest is a five day festival dedicated to the synthesis of technology, art and music.

With an experimental lineup of daytime conference programming and landmark nightly performances, we honor the creativity and inventiveness of Bob Moog and pay tribute to the legacy of the analog synthesizer.

This is no ordinary festival. Moogfest welcomes futurist thinkers, inventors, entrepreneurs, designers, engineers, artists, scientists, musicians, and Moog devotees to participate… read more

The Internet of Things: Making it Happen in Your Business

Dates: April 22, 2014

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Smart homes, connected cars, and personal healthcare devices may grab the bulk of the headlines, but every business can benefit from the Internet of Things (IoT). Whether you want to add intelligence to factories, increase the efficiency of your shipping, advertise to new demographics, or simply deliver enterprise applications to the personal devices of your employees and/or customers, the IoT should be central to your IT strategy.

The sky is the limit,… read more

Translational Bodies: Ethical, Legal and Social Issues

Dates: April 22 – 24, 2014
Location: Prato, Italy

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The Wellcome Strategic Programme in the Human Body, its Scope, Limits and Future is a 5-year programme that is supported by a prestigious Wellcome Trust Biomedical Ethics Strategic Award. The programme, with a value of more than £800,000, is led by Professor John Harris and colleagues in iSEI and enables an exciting new collaboration with Sarah Cunningham-Burley, Professor of Medical and Family Sociology at the University of Edinburgh. Building on established… read more

Clinical Translation of Stem Cells

Dates: April 21 – 22, 2014
Location: Palm Springs, California

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SELECTBIO Clinical Translation of Stem Cells 2014 brings together basic scientists, clinician-scientists, as well as medical practitioners/surgeons focusing on studying, characterizing, and deploying various classes of stem cells for therapeutic utility.

In addition to top-tier presentations during this conference, SELECTBIO has also partnered with surgeons and surgery centers in the Palm Springs area to offer conference delegates a “hands-on” Clinical Practicum providing conference delegates… read more

Toward a Science of Consciousness 2014

Dates: April 21 – 26, 2014
Location: Tucson, Arizona

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This conference marks the 20 th anniversary of the first Tucson “Toward a Science of Consciousness” conference. Speakers will reflect on progress over the last 20 years and on challenges for the next 20 years, as well as presenting research from the leading edge of the science of consciousness.

Toward a Science of Consciousness is an interdisciplinary conference known for rigorous and leading edge approaches to… read more

Collaborative Robots Workshop

Dates: April 16, 2014
Location: Boston, Massachusetts

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Collaborative Robots, or robots that work side by side with humans, are the hottest topic in robotics right now.

To learn about the technology, applications, safety implications, and human impacts of this major advancement in the field, attend the Robotic Industries Association (RIA) Collaborative Robots Workshop on April 16, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

This one day event brings together the leaders in the field including representatives from companies such as Rethink Robotics,… read more

3rd International Conference on Genetics of Aging and Longevity

Dates: April 6 – 10, 2014
Location: Sochi, Russia

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The third international conference “Genetics of aging and longevity” will take place in Sochi, Russia from 6th till 10th of April, 2014. The event is held by “Science for Life Extension” foundation and Institute of Biology of Ural department of Russian Academy of Science.

With this conference being held once in two years, it is the fourth time for it to happen and the third time… read more

Eros Evolving: The Future of Love, Sex, Marriage, and Beauty

Dates: April 5, 2014
Location: Piedmont, California

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Will romance be revolutionized in the future? When we understand sexual attraction neurologically, will we mutate and manipulate it for transhuman advantages?

Can emerging science & technology obliterate loneliness? Is marriage in crises? Can it be chemically revived? Will cosmetic surgery enable everyone to be beautiful in any gender they choose? Are sexbots a threat in the bedroom?

Are artificial wombs a feminist necessity? Is the internet enhancing… read more

2014 Conference of the Mormon Transhumanist Association

Dates: April 4, 2014
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah

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The first 80 registrants or the 2014 Conference of the Mormon Transhumanist Association will receive a free t-shirt featuring a quote from Brigham Young, who led the Mormon pioneers to Utah: “My religion is natural philosophy.” See the t-shirt and learn more at the registration website.

The 2014 conference of the Mormon Transhumanist Association will be held on April 4, 2014 from 9:00am to 6:00pm… read more

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