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December 2012

The God Problem: How A Godless Cosmos Creates

Dates: December 8, 2012
Location: Brooklyn, New York

galactic renosance

Howard Bloom interviewed by Sadek Bazaraa of the Resonance Project at The Body Actualized Center, 143 Troutman Street in the heart of Bushwick, Brooklyn

He will be interviewed before a public audience by Sadek Bazaraa of the Resonance Project. The Resonance Project promotes a Unified Field Theory that claims to bridge the gap between theoretical physics and the spiritual.  The Bazaraa interview will take place at the Body Actualized Center in… read more

10 Years Club of Amsterdam

Dates: December 6, 2012
Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

10 Years Club

Location: India House Amsterdam, Spuistraat 239, 1012 VP Amsterdam
Tickets: Euro 10 (Students), Euro 20 (Members etc.) or Euro 30. It includes drinks and snacks
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LeWeb #1 European Industry event

Dates: December 4 – 6, 2012
Location: Paris, France


A unique experience: over the years, the LeWeb program has featured such industry luminaries and international leaders as Eric Schmidt, Sean Parker, Karl Lagerfeld, Jack Dorsey, Xavier Niel, Philippe Starck, and Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan to name a few.

A global footprint: LeWeb brings together the most influential audience in the internet ecosystem from all over the world.3500 participants from 76 countries gathered in Paris on… read more

I/ITSEC 2012

Dates: December 3 – 6, 2012
Location: Orlando, Florida


The Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) promotes cooperation among the Armed Services, Industry, Academia and various Government agencies in pursuit of improved training and education programs, identification of common training issues and development of multiservice programs.

Initiated in 1966 as the Naval Training Device Center/Industry Conference, the conference has evolved and expanded through increased participation by the Army, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and… read more

Humanity+ @ San Francisco ‘Writing the Future’ (CORRECTED)

Dates: December 1 – 2, 2012
Location: San Francisco, California

Humanity+ SF banner

“Writing the Future” focuses on how emerging and converging sciences and technologies are the tools for designing our future, based on the advances in robotics, nanotechnology, artificial intelligence, human enhancement, brain-computer integration, regenerative medicine, and radical life extension.

Of special significance this year is the theme “Writing the Future.” The conference will explore the world of media and communicating transhumanism. The aim is to encourage refined… read more

November 2012

God, Science, and the Evolution of Consciousness

Dates: November 29, 2012
Location: New York, New York

God, Science Event

Meta center 214 w 29th st-16th floor (between 7th & 8th) Howard Bloom in dialog with Kurt Johnson, coauthor of Nabokov’s Blues and of The Coming Interspiritual Age  and Richard Grossinger, author of Dark Pool of Light

Howard Bloom is author of The God Problem: How A Godless Cosmos Creates. A stone-cold non-spiritualist, a scientific thinker devoted to scientific explanation.  Yet in his bookstore appearances, Bloom has delivered… read more

TEDMED The Caregiver Crisis

Dates: November 29, 2012
Location: TEDMED.com,


Share your ideas and join thought leaders as they discuss complex and pressing issues around The Caregiver Crisis.

When: Today! Thursday, November 29th, 2:00 pm to 2:45 pm ET

What: A Great Challenge Program live event focusing on The Caregiver Crisis. Join us for an informal, moderated discussion with multi-disciplinary thought leaders who will share their views and respond to your questions on… read more

CloudBeat 2012

Dates: November 28 – 29, 2012
Location: Redwood City , California

CB 2012

Now in its second year, CloudBeat is again assembling the biggest names in the cloud’s evolving story and asking them the questions that you need answered.

Unlike nearly all other cloud events, the customers themselves are front and center. Their discussions with vendors and other experts unearth rare lessons on cloud adoption, providing insights and actionable data on what really works, who’s buying what, and where the industry… read more

SIGGRAPH Asia 2012

Dates: November 28 – Dec 1, 2012
Location: Singapore, Singapore

siggraph 2012

5th ACM SIGGRAPH Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques in Asia

The 4th ACM SIGGRAPH Asia 2012: Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques in Asia

Dates: November 28 – Dec 1, 2012
Location: Hong Kong, China

SIGGraph Asia 2012

After successful runs in Singapore, Japan and South Korea, the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) brings digital innovations from around the globe to Hong Kong, in Asia’s biggest gathering of artists, designers, researchers, scientists, manufacturers and developers.

Over four days, the computer graphics and interactive techniques communities in Hong Kong and the world over will have the opportunity to interact and discover the best innovations, ideas and… read more

Asia-Pacific Foresight Conference 2012

Dates: November 16 – 18, 2012
Location: Perth, Austrailia

Asia Pacific foresight conference

Join other foresight colleagues from around the world to imagine, inspire each other and innovate ways to make better futures happen.

The Asia-Pacific Foresight Conference, to be held in November, 2012, in Perth in Western Australia, is a third conference of its kind.  The earlier two were held in Sydney and in Melbourne.

These events have been enormously energising for our global community of professional… read more

2012 Robotics Alley Conference and Expo

Dates: November 15, 2012
Location: Edina, Minnesota


The leading companies, organizations, universities, and individuals working together through Robotics Alley are involved in some of the world’s most innovative and promising robotics projects. Together, we are transforming industries from medicine and agriculture, to security and industrial manufacturing.

Robotics Alley™ is an initiative founded by ReconRobotics and the Minnesota High Tech Association meant to spur public-private partnerships in the business, research and development of world-leading robotics… read more

Book tour for Ray Kurzweil’s How to Create a Mind

Dates: November 15 – Dec 6, 2012
Location: multicity U.S. tour

How to Create a Mind cover

Ray Kurzweil, the bold futurist and author of The New York Times bestseller The Singularity Is Near, is arguably today’s most influential technological visionary. A pioneering inventor and theorist, he has explored for decades how artificial intelligence can enrich and expand human capabilities.

Now, in his much-anticipated How to Create a Mind, he takes this exploration to the next step:  reverse-engineering the brain to… read more

Liverpool Symposium on “Legal, Ethical, and Social Autonomous Systems”

Dates: November 14, 2012
Location: Liverpool, United Kingdom

Liverpool Symposium

Autonomous systems are on the increase. Not only in obvious forms such as robots, but also in the guise of driverless cars, unmanned air vehicles, surveillance and monitoring intelligent software etc.

The core aspect of an “autonomous system” is that it makes decisions for itself, about what to do, when to do it, where to do it, etc. But since these decisions are now taken away from humans, how… read more

IHS Forum

Dates: November 13 – 14, 2012
Location: Washington, D.C.

IHS Forum

An increasingly interconnected world of business and politics demands a broader understanding of adjacent sectors and the forces at work in the global economy. The IHS Forum is a new event that connects an unmatched concentration of insight and expertise with a community of practitioners from policy and industry communities.

Together we will explore the risks and opportunities for the broader economy, energy policy, markets for electric power,… read more

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