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March 2016

“The Boundaries of Humanity, ” 5th Interdisciplinary Faculty Seminar Dinner

Dates: March 10, 2016
Location: Stanford, California

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Blakey Vermeule, Professor of English at Stanford University, will speak on “Moral Tribes and their Breakdown in the Modern World.”  Prof. Vermeule will also explore how certain literary fantasies can relieve the cognitive pressure that we are under to make sense of and manage our moral intuitions.

When and Where:

Please RSVP here to attend (this link also includes a map of… read more

Structure Data 2016

Dates: March 9 – 10, 2016
Location: San Francisco, California

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Big. Fast. Intelligent. Three words that define the future of data. Structure Data is bringing together the world’s top computer scientists, software executives and business users to discuss how advances in data technology are already reshaping our world—and why it’s only the beginning. This March, learn the real promise of big data.

At Structure Data we’ll explore…

  • How artificial intelligence and machine learning are already touching our

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February 2016

RSA Conference 2016

Dates: February 29 – Mar 4, 2016
Location: San Francisco, California

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RSA Conference is helping drive the information security agenda worldwide with annual industry events in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Throughout its history, RSA Conference has consistently attracted the world’s best and brightest in the field, creating opportunities for conference attendees to learn about IT security’s most important issues through first-hand interactions with peers, luminaries and emerging and established companies.  As the IT security field continues to grow in importance… read more

The future of prediction markets: how technology can enable the wisdom of crowds

Dates: February 22, 2016
Location: London, UK

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In the wake of crowd-funding and crowd-sourcing comes crowd-wisdom. Given the complexity and difficulty of many of the challenges facing humanity, the development of systems for improved crowd-wisdom can be seen as a major priority.

Researchers have shown that, in the right circumstances, people working together to forecast future outcomes can produce far more accurate results than individuals, even when these individuals are recognised experts in their field. Sharing and debating the… read more

InterConnect 2016

Dates: February 21 – 25, 2016
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

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Get the most out of your existing investments with hands-on training in cloud and mobile solutions built for security, powered by cognitive, and equipped with advanced analytics. Start by designing and building a truly cognitive, customer-driven digital enterprise. Outthink any limits and transform your business at InterConnect 2016.

Through more than 2,000 targeted sessions led by industry leaders and IBM experts, InterConnect will help you reach your goals.

From technical… read more

MIT Tech Conference 2016: The Rise of Artificial Intelligence

Dates: February 20, 2016
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

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The rise of artificial intelligence

Businesses have only recently begun harnessing the power of the innovation done in big data, cloud computing, and Internet of Things. And now, Artificial Intelligence is poised to shatter the paradigm by which we live, work, and play. New questions have emerged:

Which technology of the future will change the World?

Will Artificial Intelligence be widespread and applicable in practice?

What will be the role of Machine Learning in an… read more

Body Hacking Con 2016

Dates: February 19 – 21, 2016
Location: Austin, Texas

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A Con as Unique as Its Attendees

Bodybuilders, tattoo enthusiasts, tech folk, and every other group out there has their own conventions focused on precisely what they’re already into. BDYHAX is a little different. By bringing everyone together we want to expand horizons, create new connections, and, hopefully, encourage new frontiers to be explored. Join us as bodyhackers from all walks of life share philosophies, technologies, and maybe the… read more

AAAS 2016

Dates: February 11 – 15, 2016
Location: Washington, DC

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Global Science Engagement

The 2016 theme focuses on how the scientific enterprise can meet global challenges in need of innovation and international collaboration.

Science is a global endeavor that advances when knowledge is both generated and shared. Increasingly, scientists and engineers are working both within and outside of national boundaries on local and global issues. Challenges necessitating innovation and international scientific collaboration are abundant in food and water… read more

Network Society: the coming socio-economic phase transformation

Dates: February 6, 2016
Location: London, UK

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A set of simultaneous technologies is growing exponentially, with the common feature of being decentralized and organized into a network. This contrasts with the centralized and hierarchical organization of today’s traditional society and its basic functions. The shift from the old to the new structure will subject the Nation State to an unprecedented pressure. How should we respond to this pressure?

This London Futurists meetup features David Orban, the Founder and… read more

Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates: Lifespans Are Long Enough

Dates: February 3, 2016
Location: New York City, New York

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On Wednesday, February 3, the “always intelligent and provocative” (Wall Street Journal) Intelligence Squared U.S. continues their tenth anniversary year with a live debate on the motion “Lifespans Are Long Enough.”

Debaters include SRF CSO Aubrey de Grey, whose TED Talks on radically extending lifespans have been viewed by millions, and Brian Kennedy, who runs the Buck Institute for Research on Aging, arguing against the motion. Arguing for the motion… read more

January 2016

IBM Connect 2016

Dates: January 30 – Feb 3, 2016
Location: Orlando, Florida

Engage and collaborate to outthink the competition

Create your future before it’s defined for you. Capitalize on disruptive, fast-moving transformations like cloud, mobile, cognitive and analytics that are changing how we connect and collaborate.

Attend Connect 2016 to gain the strategies and solutions you need to focus on work that matters. Network with and learn from experts, practitioners and peers. See how to drive business results by… read more

RE.WORK Deep Learning Summit 2016

Dates: January 28 – 29, 2016
Location: San Francisco, California

4th DEEP LEARNING SUMMIT


RE.WORK is the premier event for emerging technology and innovation. It brings together the most influential technologists, entrepreneurs, academics and business leaders to collaborate and reshape the future. Gain insight into breakthrough technology innovations through the world’s leading innovators and decision-makers.

Topics:

• Deep Learning
• Neural Networks
• Applied Machine Learning
• Big Data
• Deep Learning Algorithms
• Speech Recognition
• Image Retrieval
• Pattern… read more

Drone Zone 360 2016

Dates: January 25 – 28, 2016
Location: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

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Fact: The drone market is yielding opportunities with an estimated $82 Billion dollar market in the US alone.

Fact: There are more than 25 companies looking to make drones part of your life.

Fact: Five Industries With Massive Growth Potential for Drones

  • Agriculture
  • Construction
  • Law Enforcement
  • Film and Television
  • Oil & Gas
  • Energy
  • Mining

Amazon and others see that the… read more

IoT Evolution Expo

Dates: January 25 – 28, 2016
Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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Meet with the IoT ecosystem and worldwide business leaders and learn how to leverage the power of the IoT to transform and move your business forward.

Through five collocated events, an IoT Exhibition floor, case studies, special events, networking and more you will understand how the Internet of Things (IoT) will be the driving forces behind improving efficiencies, driving revenue opportunities and solving business problems across multiple industries… read more

Wearable Tech Expo 2016

Dates: January 25 – 28, 2016
Location: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

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Wearable Tech Products Are More Than Accessories. They Are Our Companions & Necessities. Wearables have evolved to be a part of your home life, your family life, your health and more. See how at Wearable Tech Expo and get insight across all sectors.

  • Augmented Reality: Google Glass may have missed the mark, but digital eyewear can turn even the most mundane walk down the street into an

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