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October 2012


Dates: October 8 – 12, 2012
Location: Stanford, California


AAAI invites you to attend and participate in the Eighth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment (AIIDE-12) will be held October 8–12, 2012 at Stanford University, Stanford, California.

AIIDE-12 is intended to be the definitive point of interaction between entertainment software developers interested in AI and academic and industrial AI researchers. AIIDE-12 will include invited speakers, research and industry presentations, project demonstrations, interactive… read more

SALT: Steven Pinker, “The Decline of Violence”

Dates: October 8, 2012
Location: San Francisco, California


It’s pretty rare for a psychologist to permanently change how we think about history, but Harvard’s Steven Pinker has done that with his book, The Better Angels of Our Nature.

First, he presents exhaustive evidence that the tragic view of history is wrong and always has been. A close examination of the data shows that in every millennium, century, and decade, humans have been drastically reducing violence, cruelty,… read more

Human Language Technology Conference 2012

Dates: October 4, 2012
Location: Chantilly, Virginia


Revolutions in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya. Civil war in Syria. Political unrest in Russia and China. Rising tensions on the Korean peninsula. The Iranian nuclear threat. The past twelve months have presented the intelligence community with a constant stream of new challenges requiring immediate responses.

Where will the next flash point be? How will upcoming elections in Egypt and Greece influence us? How are popular sentiments… read more

Super Wi-Fi Summit

Dates: October 3 – 5, 2012
Location: Austin, Texas

Get to Super Wi-Fi Summit and understand the opportunity

Get to the Super Wi-Fi Summit and hear how the use of White Space’s can lead to spectrum sharing, increased broadband efficiencies and an end to the current spectrum crisis.
Sounds exciting? Register today and hear what this means to your business.
Hear from every major player in the White Spaces sector and understand how the utilization of White… read more

Video World Conference & Expo

Dates: October 3 – 5, 2012
Location: Austin, Texas


Think Visual to Expand Your Brand

Whether it’s a field sales program on your iPad, a TV app on your iPhone, movies delivered through your home TV or gaming console, or a telepresence meeting at work, video is driving ever deeper into our business and personal lives. This reality lays the groundwork for a fast-lengthening list of new revenue opportunities for enterprises and services providers.… read more

DEMO Fall 2012

Dates: October 1 – 3, 2012
Location: Santa Clara, California



You are invited to come and experience the future of innovation, find quality dealflow and network with people from around the world who are likely to change the face of technology in the years to come.

DEMO Fall 2012 conference returns to the Hyatt Regency Silicon Valley, October 1-3 and will feature new technology launches ranging from… read more


Dates: October 1 – 5, 2012
Location: Nice, France

MICCAI 2012, the 15th the International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention, will be held from 1st to 5th October 2012 in Nice, France, organised by Inria (French Institute for Research in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics). MICCAI attracts annually world leading scientists, engineers and clinicians from a wide range of disciplines associated with medical imaging and computer assisted surgery.

The venue for

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September 2012

Ideas Economy: Human Potential 2012

Dates: September 27, 2012
Location: New York City, New York


The Economist’s Ideas Economy: Human Potential event will explore the fundamental issues affecting personal and professional life, including creativity, management, social purpose, and the future of jobs.

Disruptive innovation and technological change is reshaping the world of work. This includes the spread of flexible working, the feminsation of the workforce, and growing life expectancies. A global labour market is allowing companies to access talent from anywhere.… read more

Enterprise Learning! Conference & Expo 2012

Dates: September 25 – 27, 2012
Location: Irvine, California

ELCE 2012

Featuring keynote address by Bina 48, a humanoid robot

Enterprise Learning! Conference & Expo (ELCE) is singularly focused on helping executives build smarter organizations by leveraging learning and workplace technologies to IMAGINE. INSPIRE. INNOVATE. ELCE programs support employees, partners and customer performance across domestic and global enterprises.

ELCE zeros in on your objectives and offers actionable steps you can use to bring drive results. As host of… read more

The new Center for Science and the Imagination at Arizona State University, launching Fall 2012

Dates: September 24, 2012
Location: Tempe, Arizona


Join us at the recently completed ISTB4 building for the launch of the ASU Center for Science and the Imagination, an institutional platform for ambitious thinking and creative collaboration between the humanities, arts and sciences.

President Michael Crow and Intel futurist Brian David Johnson will join Center Director Ed Finn to discuss upcoming projects and events, including the announcement of an exciting new partnership with Intel.

Following… read more

Strange Loop 2012

Dates: September 23 – 25, 2012
Location: St. Louis, Missouri


Strange Loop is a multi-disciplinary conference that aims to bring together the developers and thinkers building tomorrow’s technology in fields such as emerging languages, alternative databases, concurrency, distributed systems, mobile development, and the web.

Strange Loop was created in 2009 by software developer Alex Miller and is now run by a team of St. Louis-based friends and developers under Strange Loop LLC, a for-profit but not… read more

State of the arts: 2012 Amplify!

Dates: September 22, 2012
Location: Los Angeles, California


Please join us on Saturday, September 22nd at STATE OF THE ARTS — AMPLIFY! …a unique immersive symposium in which we turn up the volume on emerging arts and media trends.

We’ll explore the critical impact of human creativity on digital innovation, with a deep focus on 21st century education and the accelerating convergence of traditional entertainment with groundbreaking content and formats.

We’ll experience the extraordinary power of… read more

The WWW Conference

Dates: September 18 – 20, 2012


The WWW Conference | Richard Saul Wurman, creator of the TED, TEDMED & the eg conferences, will celebrate improvised conversation in its most informative manner.

No presentations.
No schedule.
No expensive tickets.

Simply pairings of amazingly interesting individuals prompted by a question, generating a conversation. For 10 minutes to 50 minutes. And so it will go — conversations interlaced with threads of improvised music. An astrophysicist &… read more

DESIGN East: The Center of the Engineering Universe

Dates: September 17 – 20, 2012
Location: Boston, Massachusetts

There might be a new kid on the block, but the annual Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) will be the sturdy foundations on which the success of DESIGN East 2012 will be built.

DESIGN East expands on last year’s successful innovation of adding several co-located and complementary events alongside the traditional fall Embedded Systems Conference in Boston.

ESC Boston will remain the largest, most complete… read more

TEDxSantaCruz 2012

Dates: September 15, 2012
Location: Santa Cruz, California






TEDxSantaCruz 2012: Open
September 15, 2012
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Crocker Theater, Cabrillo College
Tickets are now on sale for our second annual TEDxSantaCruz conference! We will be featuring speakers and performers whose experiences, projects, work, or creativity speak of the open world-from the global to the local to the personal.

Some of the… read more

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