2017 Foresight Vision Weekend

November 17, 2017

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The Vision Weekend is a gathering dedicated to taking stock of the most compelling ideas of today, turn them into coherent visions for a better future, and get to work on them.

Saturday: Keynote panels @ Gray Area. Industry leaders deliver food for thought during panels, followed by private Q&A tables with your favorite speaker.

Sunday: Strategy sessions @ Laundry.… read more

A Future Glimpse into Human Healthcare and Medicine, with Stephen Minger

November 6, 2017

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Stem cell therapies, cancer immunotherapy, and 3D bioprinting are just three of the areas in which regenerative medicine seems to be making unprecedented progress. What is the reality behind these news stories? What treatment options might become available over the next 5-10 years? What factors could cause progress to accelerate, or to slow down?

In this talk, life sciences expert Stephen Minger gives his assessment of the potential future… read more

21st Century Age and Longevity Conference

November 1, 2017

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The three day conference, “Age and Longevity in the 21st Century: Science, Policy, and Ethics”, sponsored by Global Bioethics Initiative, offers a unique opportunity to call attention to the impact of new technologies on the global profile of aging and longevity. By facilitating expert discussion in a unique setting regarding broad-based perspectives on these topics, the conference promotes global thinking, scientific exploration and policy orientation at the individual, social, community… read more

All Things Open 2017

October 6, 2017

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All Things Open Is The Largest “open” Technology Event On The East Coast

In 2017, More Than 3,000 Technologists And Decision Makers Are Expected From All Over The U.s. And The World

Why Attend

1. Speakers And Content

We will once again feature some of the most well known experts in the world, as well as introduce you to some new faces you’ll be hearing about for years into the future.… read more

Web Summit

October 6, 2017

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Web Summit started as a simple idea in 2010: Let’s connect the technology community with all industries, both old and new. It seemed to resonate. Web Summit has grown to become the “largest technology conference in the world”.

No conference has ever grown so large so fast. But we also pride ourselves in organising the “best technology conference on the planet”.

Meet the first 200 speakers at Web Summit.

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AgriTechnica

October 4, 2017

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For seven days, AGRITECHNICA will set the stage for 2,900 exhibitors and will lift the curtain for you on the future of crop production. High-calibre manufacturers and service providers will fascinate an international audience with brand new concepts and spearheading innovations in as many as 23 halls.

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Conference on Human & Robotic Interaction 2018

October 3, 2017

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HRI 2018 is the 13th annual conference for basic and applied human-robot interaction research. Researchers from across the world attend and submit their best work to HRI to exchange ideas about the latest theories, technology, data, and videos furthering the state-of-the-art in human-robot interaction.

Each year, the HRI Conference highlights a particular area through a theme. The theme of HRI 2018 is “Robots for Social Good”.… read more

2nd Smart Factory Expo SFE 2018

October 3, 2017

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SMART FACTORY Expo is Japan’s largest exhibition gathering technologies and products related to smart factories such as IoT/M2M solutions, FA technologies, industrial robots, green energy solutions, and factory equipment, etc.

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1st Annual Conference on Robot Learning (CoRL 2017)

October 3, 2017

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The Conference on Robot Learning (CoRL) is a new annual international conference focusing on the intersection of robotics and machine learning. The first meeting will be held in Mountain View, California, November 13 – 15, 2017, and will aim to bring together about 250 of the best researchers working on robotics and machine learning.

The fields of robotics, autonomous perception, and control are undergoing a machine learning revolution. Now is the… read more

RoboBusiness 2017

October 2, 2017

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RoboBusiness is the pioneering event of the global robotics industry and the most important gathering of the year for those seeking to learn more about and profit from robotics.

For over 12 years, RoboBusiness has brought together thousands of executives, engineers, investors, startups and robotics experts from around the world to learn from one another and build robotics strategies that can be immediately put to use to grow their… read more

Robot World 2017

October 2, 2017

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ROBOTWORLD is one of the three major international robot shows, which consists of exhibition, contest, and conference all-in-one. This is especially driven by the Korean government since 2006 to boost industry as a whole, which had been at its fledgling stage of development.

Robotic industry is regarded globally as explosion stage (Industrial robot by 15%, service robot by 25% increase in 2015, Source: IFR). Since 2012, Korean market has also… read more

11th Conference on Field and Service Robotics FSR 2017

October 2, 2017

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FSR is a single track conference with a specific focus on field and service applications of robotics technology.

The goal of FSR is to report and encourage the development of field and service robotics. These are non-factory robots, typically mobile, that must operate in complex and dynamic environments. Typical field robotics applications include mining, agriculture, building and construction, forestry, cargo handling and so on. Field robots… read more

Science Slam: The Future of AI & Computing (@CHM)

October 2, 2017

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Series of Short Presentations from IBM Researchers

CHM is teaming up with IBM Research to explore the future of computer science in the era of artificial intelligence and machine learning. Through a series of short, informal presentations, you will meet both well-established & up-and-coming IBM researchers as they share their passion for changing the world as we know it. By applying computer science to AI in new and creative… read more

Elon Musk vs. Mark Zuckerberg: Assessing the risks from superintelligent AI

September 29, 2017

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Tech titans Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg take opposing views over the dangers posed by the development of better AI (Artificial Intelligence). This talk by longtime singularity-watcher David Wood provides an accessible background to this monumental debate.

The talk, held courtesy of Funzing, will include:

*) The various meanings of the terms “singularity” and “intelligence explosion”
*) Five factors that are accelerating progress in AI
*) Scenarios… read more

International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems

September 22, 2017

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The 2017 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2017) will be held in Vancouver, Canada, September 24–28, 2017. The theme of IROS 2017 is “Friendly People, Friendly Robots”. Robots and humans are becoming increasingly integrated in various application domains. We work together in factories, hospitals and households, and share the road. This collaborative partnership of humans and robots gives rise to new technological challenges and significant research opportunities in… read more

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