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Rejuvenation Biotechnology Conference 2014

Dates: August 21 – 23, 2014
Location: Santa Clara, California

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SENS Research Foundation is proud to present the Rejuvenation Biotechnology Conference: Emerging Regenerative Medicine Solutions for the Diseases of Aging. This conference will bring together leaders from the Alzheimer’s, cardiovascular, cancer, and other age-related disease communities to discuss preventative and combinatorial strategies to address the diseases of old age.

The Rejuvenation Biotechnology Conference builds upon novel strategies being pioneered by the Alzheimer’s and cancer communities. By convening the foremost leaders… read more

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

Dates: October 5, 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

RoboBusiness Europe

Dates: May 26 – 28, 2014
Location: Billund, Denmark

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RoboBusiness Europe is a first-of-its-kind robotics event for the Continent. The purpose of RoboBusiness Europe is to provide a platform for robotic developers and end-users to meet and bridge the development within robotics with the end-users’s needs. It is the 2014’s must-attend industry event for bringing robotics to market: how-to tactics, financing, building partnerships, marketplace strategies and commercializations. It’s all about how to create successful competitive advantages.

The event is directed specifically at the… read more

Robots and New Media

Dates: April 4, 2014
Location: Berkeley, California

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For decades robots have diligently been tasked to perform a range of duties largely scoped within industrial manufacturing. More recently, we have seen the emergence of a new landscape of more social, personal, expressive, nurturing, and emotional robotic platforms. Increasingly, robots play a critical new role as extensions of ourselves, enabling our creativity, creating new objects, serving as companions, expressing emotions, empowering communities, and challenging our civil… read more

Second Annual Conference on Governance of Emerging Technologies: Law, Policy, and Ethics

Dates: May 27 – 29, 2014
Location: Scottsdale, Arizona

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The second annual conference on the Governance of Emerging Technologies: Law, Policy and Ethics, will be held at the scenic Talking Stick Resort, in Scottsdale, Arizona, on May 27-29, 2014.

The conference will consist of plenary and session presentations and discussions on regulatory, governance, legal, policy, social and ethical aspects of emerging technologies, including (but not limited to) nanotechnology, synthetic biology, biotechnology, genomics, personalized medicine, stem… read more

Summer Institute on Bounded Rationality 2014

Dates: June 10 – 17, 2014
Location: Berlin, Germany

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Simple Solutions for a Complex World

The annual Summer Institute on Bounded Rationality will take place at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin, Germany, from June 10–17 2014.

Talented graduate students and post-doctoral fellows are invited to attend the Summer Institute hosted by Gerd Gigerenzer (Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition) and Ralph Hertwig (Center for Adaptive Rationality). The Summer Institute will gather distinguished… read more

Summer School on Cyber-Physical Systems — 2014 Edition

Dates: July 7 – 10, 2014
Location: Grenoble, France

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Université Joseph Fourier, PERSYVAL-Lab, and NASA-JPL are organizing the second edition of the CPS Summer School. The broad objective of the CPS Summer School is to explore the manifold relationship between networked embedded systems (“the internet of things”) and humans as their creators, users, and subjects. The format of the Summer School is a four days meeting, organized around different aspects of rigorous engineering of Cyber-Physical Systems.

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TEDMED 2014

Dates: September 10 – 12, 2014
Location: Washington DC, San Francisco, CA

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TEDMED is a global community of leading doers and thinkers from every walk of life. Our goal is to seed the innovations of today, making possible the breakthroughs of tomorrow.

We are best known for our annual three-day gathering that brings together inspiring speakers, powerful Delegates and innovative start-ups.

TEDMED curates an unusual and provocative program featuring brilliant short talks and stunning artistic performances that reframe our… read more

The 11th USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation

Dates: April 2 – 4, 2014
Location: Seattle, Washington

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NSDI focuses on the design principles, implementation, and practical evaluation of networked and distributed systems. It provides a highquality venue to researchers and practitioners for publishing and discussing work that furthers the knowledge and understanding of the networking and systems communities.

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NSDI takes a broad view of networked systems, which includes (but is not limited to):

  • Internet, access, enterprise, and other large-scale networks

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The Immortality Project Conference

Dates: June 20 – 21, 2014
Location: Riverside, California

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What can science tell us about increasing human longevity, or the nature and impact of near-death experiences? A June 20–21 conference at the University of California, Riverside, presented by The Immortality Project, may provide some answers.

The conference will be the first of two such events at UCR and will highlight the findings of 10 research teams who were collectively awarded $2.4 million in the science component of a… 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

The Milton Friedman Prize for Advancing Liberty 2014

Dates: May 21, 2014
Location: New York, NY

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The Milton Friedman Prize for Advancing Liberty, named in honor of perhaps the greatest champion of liberty in the 20th century, is presented every other year to an individual who has made a significant contribution to advance human freedom. The prize, a cash award of $250,000, will be presented at the Milton Friedman Prize for Advancing Liberty’s Biennial Dinner on May 21, 2014, in New York City at the… 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

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

TransVisions 2014

Dates: November 21 – 24, 2014
Location: Paris, France

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Sponsored by the French Transhumanist Association: Technoprog in partnership with FiXience and ESPCI

The first international symposium on transhumanism in France

Space Sciences Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, Paris, France

The conference will aim to reflect the multiple ways in which “human augmentation” can be put to the service of social justice. In almost all international conferences held so far about transhumanism, this question has never been the central… read more

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