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November 2012

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

Ray Kurzweil at Techonomy Conference 2012

Dates: November 11 – 13, 2012
Location: Tuscon, Arizona


At Techonomy 2012, we gather near Tucson to try to make sense of the explosion of data, the empowerment of the planet by mobile devices, how companies and governments must reorganize themselves, the insurgent influence of robots, and the growing global power of a few key American Internet companies. And that’s just all I could fit into the first sentence.

Our conference, now in its third year,… read more

Hallucinations with Oliver Sacks

Dates: November 9, 2012
Location: New York City, New York

Hallucinations with Oliver Sacks

The World Science Festival will be hosting an evening in New York City with famed neurologist Oliver Sacks and award-winning journalist John Hockenberry as they discuss Sacks’ latest book, which explores the bewitching and surreal world of hallucinations.

Much of Sacks’ past work has focused on his interactions with his patients or his studies of neurology, but his latest effort is a bit more personal: Hallucinations focuses in part on Sacks’ own experiences with mind… read more

GraphConnect 2012: Graphs are Everywhere

Dates: November 5 – 6, 2012
Location: San Francisco, California

Inaugural Graph Database Conference

The NOSQL movement has taken the world by storm, bringing a new coherency and meaning to connected data, and giving developers and technical leads the power to manage modern data at a new speed and size.

GraphConnect 2012 is a conference focused entirely on one of the hottest emerging NOSQL topics: graph databases. Thought leaders from a wide variety of disciplines will expose… read more

ISMAR 2012

Dates: November 5 – 8, 2012
Location: Atlanta, Georgia


ISMAR 2012, the premier international conference on research into the science, technology, applications and uses of Mixed and Augmented Reality, invites you to join us from November 5-8th 2012 in Atlanta, GA, USA!

The conference will take place at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center on the campus of the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia. Mixed Reality (MR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are… read more

Maker Faire Africa Lagos 2012

Dates: November 5 – 6, 2012
Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Maker Faire Africa is both a yearly pan-African maker faire & a community of makers. A compendium of handcrafters that hail from Africa’s tiniest villages to her most expansive urban burgs. What we have in common is an unwavering commitment to origin, ingenuity & innovation.

A fellowship of creators who believe making is the most authentic form of manufacturing, and manufacturing is what forges a vigorous middle class.… read more

Future of Health: Future Salon

Dates: November 1, 2012
Location: Palo Alto, California

Future Salon

We have invited a panel of speakers each having 10 minutes to introduce their perspective on the Future of Health.

Adam Bosworth Cofounder of Keas a social wellness game: The Future of Corporate Wellness.

Christine Peterson Cofounder of Foresight Institute and Chairman of Personalized Life Extension Conference. She will describe the Quantified Self movement, DIY health & longevity, and nanotech… read more

NanoMedicine 2012

Dates: November 1 – 3, 2012
Location: Shenzhen, China


NanoMedicine 2012 is a dedicated event for the nanotech community and aims to offer professionals in the field a multidisciplinary platform to learn more about the latest scientific updates and industrial standards.

The 2nd World Congress of NanoMedicine-2011 held in Shenzhen, China was a complete success with over 200+ renowned speakers who published their latest achievements and shared their excitement, passion, creativity and innovation for this topic with over… read more

October 2012

ARM TechCon 2012

Dates: October 30 – Nov 1, 2012
Location: Santa Clara, California

ARM TechCon is the most comprehensive annual event for hardware and software engineers. This event brings together ARM architecture experts and the largest contingency of ARM Connected Community Partners under one roof. Learn, connect and collaborate with some of the greatest ARM design experts in the industry.

2012 Conference Program

2012 Conference Program and program details via schedule builder are now live!  Click Here to view the 2012… read more

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