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May 2014

EG Presents: Nina, Theo, Doug, Arthur, Peter & Faith

Dates: May 1 – 3, 2014
Location: Monterey, California

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EG explores our most creative enterprises, by engaging a gifted mix of people — from rising stars to living national treasures, the people who attend EG are among the most industrious and iconoclastic talents of our time.

Scott Cook says: “The best conference I go to.”
Steve Wozniak raves: “I thought it was so great I want to attend every one.”
Dick Cavett recalls: “Hardly a day has… read more

April 2014

CHI14 Workshop: Biological Rhythms and Technology

Dates: April 27, 2014
Location: Toronto, Canada

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Biological rhythms are multiple and overlapping. They control the rise and fall of a range of physiological factors over the short, medium and long-term.

We are constantly changing. Every week. Every day. Every minute. Our bodies coordinate many physiological and mental changes to help us adapt to our environment. As a consequence of these fluctuations, we can be more suited to certain types of activities at specific times… read more

CHI 2014

Dates: April 26 – May 1, 2014
Location: Toronto, Canada

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The ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems is the premier international conference of Human-Computer Interaction.

CHI 2014 is a celebration of the conference’s one of a kind diversity; from the broad range of backgrounds of its attendees, to the diverse spectrum of communities and fields which the conference and its research have an impact on. CHI 2014 will take place at the Metro Torontoread more

Moogfest 2014

Dates: April 23 – 27, 2014
Location: Asheville, North Carolina

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Moogfest is a five day festival dedicated to the synthesis of technology, art and music.

With an experimental lineup of daytime conference programming and landmark nightly performances, we honor the creativity and inventiveness of Bob Moog and pay tribute to the legacy of the analog synthesizer.

This is no ordinary festival. Moogfest welcomes futurist thinkers, inventors, entrepreneurs, designers, engineers, artists, scientists, musicians, and Moog devotees to participate… 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

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

Clinical Translation of Stem Cells

Dates: April 21 – 22, 2014
Location: Palm Springs, California

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SELECTBIO Clinical Translation of Stem Cells 2014 brings together basic scientists, clinician-scientists, as well as medical practitioners/surgeons focusing on studying, characterizing, and deploying various classes of stem cells for therapeutic utility.

In addition to top-tier presentations during this conference, SELECTBIO has also partnered with surgeons and surgery centers in the Palm Springs area to offer conference delegates a “hands-on” Clinical Practicum providing conference delegates… 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

Collaborative Robots Workshop

Dates: April 16, 2014
Location: Boston, Massachusetts

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Collaborative Robots, or robots that work side by side with humans, are the hottest topic in robotics right now.

To learn about the technology, applications, safety implications, and human impacts of this major advancement in the field, attend the Robotic Industries Association (RIA) Collaborative Robots Workshop on April 16, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

This one day event brings together the leaders in the field including representatives from companies such as Rethink Robotics,… read more

3rd International Conference on Genetics of Aging and Longevity

Dates: April 6 – 10, 2014
Location: Sochi, Russia

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The third international conference “Genetics of aging and longevity” will take place in Sochi, Russia from 6th till 10th of April, 2014. The event is held by “Science for Life Extension” foundation and Institute of Biology of Ural department of Russian Academy of Science.

With this conference being held once in two years, it is the fourth time for it to happen and the third time… read more

Eros Evolving: The Future of Love, Sex, Marriage, and Beauty

Dates: April 5, 2014
Location: Piedmont, California

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Will romance be revolutionized in the future? When we understand sexual attraction neurologically, will we mutate and manipulate it for transhuman advantages?

Can emerging science & technology obliterate loneliness? Is marriage in crises? Can it be chemically revived? Will cosmetic surgery enable everyone to be beautiful in any gender they choose? Are sexbots a threat in the bedroom?

Are artificial wombs a feminist necessity? Is the internet enhancing… read more

2014 Conference of the Mormon Transhumanist Association

Dates: April 4, 2014
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah

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The first 80 registrants or the 2014 Conference of the Mormon Transhumanist Association will receive a free t-shirt featuring a quote from Brigham Young, who led the Mormon pioneers to Utah: “My religion is natural philosophy.” See the t-shirt and learn more at the registration website.

The 2014 conference of the Mormon Transhumanist Association will be held on April 4, 2014 from 9:00am to 6:00pm… 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

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.

Topics

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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Printed Electronics Europe 2014

Dates: April 1 – 2, 2014
Location: Berlin, Germany

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The only event focused on the commercialisation of printed, organic and flexible electronics.

What to expect

  1. You will meet and learn from more end users here than anywhere else;
  2. You will be presented with the full, diverse range of technologies – pushing your knowledge depth in key fundamentals and expanding it in new related technologies;
  3. As well as comprehensive presentations

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