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May 2013

NeuroGaming 2013 Conference and Expo

Dates: May 1 – 2, 2013
Location: San Francisco, California


NeuroGaming 2013 Conference and Expo: game industry meets consumer BCI’s at biggest event to date“There has never been a more exciting time for the gaming industry”, says Zack Lynch, founder of the NeuroGaming 3013 Conference and Expo, to be held in San Francisco, May 1-2, 2013. In his recent guest post written for VentureBeat, Mr Lynch talks about neurogaming, a new and rapidly growing segmentread more

April 2013

Life Long Fitness and Aging

Dates: April 24 – 26, 2013
Location: Hasselt, Netherlands


The FTNLS workshop entitled ‘Life Long Fitness and Aging: Can we monitor? Can we treat?’ will address the current exciting progress in ageing research. The three day program will illustrate concepts, models and technologies in ageing research which are still heavily under debate. Critical discussions on key terms such as ageing, health, life-long fitness and regeneration will be combined with interactive sessions on ethical and economic aspects of increasing… read more

DESIGN West: The Center of the Engineering Universe

Dates: April 22 – 25, 2013
Location: San Jose, California

The Embedded Systems Conference: Learn Today, Design Tomorrow.

ESC (The Embedded Systems Conference) is the global electronics industry’s leading event.  With cutting edge product demonstrations, visionary speeches and hundreds of essential technical training classes and accreditation opportunities, ESC is the ideal venue for the design engineering community to learn, collaborate and recognize excellence. In addition, ESC Silicon Valley celebrates decades of unique local electronics industry culture, innovation… read more

Inside 3D Printing Conference and Expo

Dates: April 22 – 23, 2013
Location: New York City, New York


The 3D printing revolution has arrived and Inside 3D Printing is the first business to business conference and expo to delve into the present and future impact of 3D printing. Join us on April 22-23 in New York City, and immerse yourself in two full days of tutorials and seminars that will give you a blueprint for how to invest and utilize 3D printing in coming years. And, you… read more

Hack the Future 7

Dates: April 20, 2013
Location: Mountain View, California

Hack the Future

Are you a 5th-12th grade student who wants to learn about building stuff with computers and electronics than they teach you in school? Then it’s time to start teaching yourself!

Hack the Future is an all-day party / hackathon to show you what it’s like to be a hacker and see if it’s for you. We won’t tell you what to do. You’ll be free to… read more

Long Now Seminar — Nicholas Negroponte presents ‘Beyond Digital’

Dates: April 17, 2013
Location: San Francisco, California

It’s far easier to predict the future when you are helping make and distribute it. Nicholas Negroponte exemplifies this with his notable accomplishments, including co-founding the MIT Media Lab, being the first investor in Wired magazine, and co-founding the One Laptop Per Child program.

His 01995 book Being Digital gave a glimpse into the world we now occupy — complete with wireless, touch screens, e-books and personalized news. In… read more

Are You Future Proof?

Dates: April 16, 2013
Location: Amsterdam , Netherlands


In a unique cooperation between Dutch futurist Marcel Bullinga and British Mind Reader Jamie Raven, we present an entertaining and thought provoking journey into the future.

Futurist Marcel Bullinga  (NL) is a renowned futurist and international speaker. He is a member of US Techcast, UK Shaping Tomorrow, US World Future Society, UN Singularity Hub and NL Trendrede (Dutch trendwatchers). He is author of Welcome to theread more

STAIF II: The Space Technology & Applications International Forum

Dates: April 16 – 18, 2013
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico


In the past year many important events have taken place, including the NASA/DARPA Warp Drive Conference, the discovery of the Higgs-Boson particle, the PIONEER gravitation anomaly, progress with nuclear hybrid reactors. and other developments.

STAIF II proposes to look at these scientific subjects as well but with some interesting variations. For example, the NASA/DARPA conference focused upon developing a warp drive in a century. We prefer to look… read more


Dates: April 16 – 19, 2013
Location: Washington, D.C.


TEDMED is a multi-disciplinary community of innovators and leaders who share a common determination to create a better future in health and medicine. So many of our great challenges in health and medicine are rooted in social and commercial causes as much as medical. We need everybody at the table for an inclusive conversation about how to get the future in health and medicine we all want.

Once… read more

2013 IAA Planetary Defense Conference

Dates: April 15 – 19, 2013
Location: Flagstaff, Arizona

2013 IAA Planetary Defense Conference

3rd IAA Planetary Defense Conference

Protecting our planet from impacts by asteroids and comets

The International Academy of Astronautics will hold its third conference “Gathering for Impact!” from 15-19 April, 2013 in Flagstaff, Arizona, USA.

Papers are solicited in the following areas:

  • Planetary Defense
  • Recent Progress & Plans
  • NEO Discovery
  • NEO Characterization
  • Mitigation Techniques & Missions
  • Impact Effects

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General Intelligence in Embodied Agents: Special Session in IEEE Symposium on Human-Level AI

Dates: April 15 – 19, 2013
Location: Singapore, Singapore


What: A conference session on General Intelligence in Embodied Agents, as part of an IEEE Symposium on Human-Level AI

When/Where: Mon April 15-Fri April 19, 2013, Singapore

Paper Submission Deadline: November 23, no extensions

This Special Session on General Intelligence in Embodied Agents is part of CIHLI 2013, IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence for Human-like Intelligence, which in turn is part of the IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence.

If your research touches

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How will Synthetic Biology and Conservation Shape the Future of Nature?

Dates: April 9 – 11, 2013
Location: Cambridge, England


Synthetic biology promises to change the world in significant ways, yet it is largely unrecognized within the field of conservation. This conference will bring together the synthetic biology and the conservation practitioner communities to discuss the implications that synthetic biology may have on the natural world and conservation and develop new thinking and new strategies to cope with the potential challenges and opportunities.

Scheduled speakers include: Dick Kitney,… read more

The Higgs Boson and Other Recent Results from ATLAS

Dates: April 9, 2013
Location: Stanford, California


Dr. Fabiola Gianotti, Senior Research Physicist at CERN and spokesperson for the ATLAS experiment, will give the Apr. 9, 2013 colloquium entitled, “The Higgs Boson and other Recent Results from ATLAS.”  Recent results from the ATLAS experimenta at the CERN Lrge Hadron Collider (LHC) will be presented, with an emphasis on Higgs physics.  Measurement of the Higgs boson properties and the present understanding of this recently discovered, very special… read more

Robert Hofstadter Memorial Lecture: “The Higgs Boson and Our Life”

Dates: April 8, 2013
Location: Stanford, California

The Higgs Boson and Our Life

Dr. Fabiola Gianotti, Senior Research Scientist at CERN and spokesperson for the ATLAS experiment, will give a lecture entitled “The Higgs Boson and Our Life.”  Abstract:  On 4 July 2012, the ATLAS and CMS experiments operating at the CERN Large Hadron Collider (LHC) announced the discovery of a new particle compatible with the Higgs boson (hunted for almost 50 years), which is a crucial piece for our understanding of… read more

ON THE EDGE OF CHAOS: Finding Flow & Resilience through Creativity & the Arts

Dates: April 7, 2013
Location: Los Angeles, California

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Sunday April 7, 10 am-5 pm
UCLA Schoenberg Hall

Conference details:
Focusing on enhancing strengths, rather than reducing deficits, creativity and the arts are uniquely able to facilitate flow, mind-body wellness, and transformation. With the growing cost of healthcare and increasing demand for preventative, patient-centered, and chronic care, it is important for future healthcare professionals and artists to be aware of effective and creative positive psychological approaches… read more

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