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January 2016

World Future Energy Summit 2016

Dates: January 18 – 21, 2016
Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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The World Future Energy Summit (WFES) is the world’s most influential event dedicated to advancing future energy, energy efficiency and clean technology. It’s where government leaders, thought leaders, entrepreneurs, investors and thousands of visitors come together to experience the latest developments in future energy. For the world’s energy innovators and suppliers, it’s a must-attend opportunity to network, launch, discover and build valuable new partnerships.

2015 was a record-breaking year… read more

Imaging USA 2016

Dates: January 10 – 12, 2016
Location: Atlanta, Georgia

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Imaging USA is the longest running national photographic convention, expo and image exhibition in the United States, drawing thousands of professionals from around the world. Dating back to 1880, when it began as the annual convention and trade show for Professional Photographers of America, the event is always growing and evolving. The upcoming Imaging USA will be held at the Georgia World Congress Center, January 10-12,… read more

The future of cybersecurity and cybercrime

Dates: January 9, 2016
Location: London, UK

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How is the landscape of cybercrime and cybersecurity likely to change over the next 5-10 years? What approaches can be taken to lessen the potential dangers of increasingly connected information systems being hacked? What will prevent Moore’s Law from enabling huge numbers of “Moore’s outlaws” who will turn the Internet of Things into an Internet of Regret?

This London Futurists event features three researchers who bring many decades of… read more

Transhumanism and the Human Future

Dates: January 8 – 9, 2016
Location: Stanford, California

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Friday at 7 pm in the Cyprus room of Tressider Union will be a screening of FIXED: the Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement, followed by a panel with a Thiel Foundation board member and professors in computer science, ethics, and psychiatry. We’ll discuss the root, goals, and implications of transhumanism.

Saturday at 9 am there will be a seminar with breakfast and lunch with the same speakers. To attend, register at AttendEvent.org/transhumanism.… read more

2016 International CES

Dates: January 6 – 9, 2016
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

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CES is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. Held in Las Vegas every year, it has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for more than 40 years—the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace.

The International Consumer Electronics Show (International CES) showcases more than 3,600 exhibiting companies, including manufacturers, developers and suppliers of consumer… read more

Storage Visions Conference 2016

Dates: January 4 – 5, 2016
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

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Learn the latest on hyperscale and cloud storage and its impact on your business

Find out how the internet of things will impact your digital storage needs and hierarchy

Explore the latest information on the rapidly evolving digital storage technology that will change your life

Develop your vision of storage for the next … years

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Two-full days packed with industry leading keynotes, sessions… read more

December 2015

2015 IEEE International Conference on Wireless for Space and Extreme Environments

Dates: December 14 – 16, 2015
Location: Orlando, Florida

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Spaceflight involves critical sensing and communication in extreme environments such as planetary surfaces, space vehicles, and space habitats. The many challenges faced in space sensing and communication are extremely diverse and overlap significantly with those found in many terrestrial examples of extreme environments such as extreme hot or cold locations, extreme high- or low-pressure environments, critical control loops in aircraft and nuclear power plants, high-speed rotating equipment,… read more

Experiment Earth: Responsible innovation in geoengineering

Dates: December 14, 2015
Location: London, UK

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Experiments in geoengineering — intentionally manipulating the Earth’s climate to reduce global warming — have become the focus of a vital debate about responsible science and innovation. This talk by Dr. Jack Stilgoe, Lecturer in Science and Technology Studies at University College London, brings the audience up to date with this debate.

About Experiment Earth:

Drawing on three years of sociological research working with scientists on one of the world’s first major… read more

How will Artificial Intelligence Change our Economic Future?

Dates: December 10, 2015
Location: Palo Alto, California

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Hear two leading thinkers (and dynamic speakers) discuss the age of artificial intelligence and robots. As we stand (or sit) on the cusp of unprecedented change — the increasing integration of robots into modern society, including on the battlefield and on the road, in business, education, and health — John Markoff and Jerry Kaplan explore the potential avenues and consequences of this transition.

Those who design machines, and the… read more

State of the Arts 2015

Dates: December 10, 2015
Location: Los Angeles, California

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This year’s STATE OF THE ARTS: The Transformational Power of Virtual Reality focuses on the power of virtual reality to transform. From journalism and empathy building, to education, arts and healing, this year’s event will feature 2015 Future Vision Awardee Ms. Nonny de la Pena with a panel of top experts working in the VR space.

The evening will culminate in the presentation of the annual c3… read more

The 2015 International Conference on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence (CSCI’15)

Dates: December 7 – 9, 2015
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

The CSCI’15 International Conference invites paper submissions from diverse communities, including researchers from: universities, corporations, government agencies, and standardization bodies. Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings by Conference Publishing Services (CPS). Papers are sought that address solutions to problems in all areas of computational science and computational intelligence.

Computational Science (CS) is the study of addressing problems that are  impossible to solve… read more

Closing the Gap

Dates: December 6 – 8, 2015
Location: Palm Beach, Florida

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Seismic changes are affecting the American economy and our society. Driven by technology, globalization, and an increasingly-connected world, upward economic mobility is becoming increasingly challenging, and the risk of jobs impacted by technology and globalization is real.

Businesses will have to re-think how they attract, develop, and compensate employees. Schools will be required to fundamentally revamp the way they deliver learning. Non-profits and Foundations must help people to prepare for constant… read more

Hangout on Air: H+Pedia — progress, plans, possibilities

Dates: December 6, 2015
Location: Google Hangouts

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H+Pedia, a project supported by London Futurists, is an initiative to spread accurate, accessible, non-sensationalistic information about transhumanism among the general public.

This London Futurists Hangout On Air is an opportunity for people to learn more about H+Pedia, to discuss ways to collaborate to enhance the site, and to review plans to increase the momentum of the project.

The discussion will be led by… read more

November 2015

Chicago Association for Microcomputer Professionals IT | Software Defined Networking

Dates: November 19, 2015
Location: Rosemont, Illinois

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Software Defined Networking (SDN) is arguably one of the most significant paradigm shifts the networking industry has seen in many years. SDN is being driven by the need to keep up with new networking requirements from emerging trends of cloud computing, mobility and big data. The goals of SDN include the ability to introduce network innovations more quickly and to simplify and automate the management of large networks.

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2015 Annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America

Dates: November 18 – 22, 2015
Location: Orlando, Florida

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GSA’s 68th Annual Scientific Meeting brings together more than 4,000 of the brightest minds in the field of aging. This meeting is the premier gathering of gerontologists from both the United States and around the world. They participate in over 450 scientific sessions including symposia, paper, and poster presentations. The 2015 theme is “Aging as a Lifelong Process,” which highlights the fact that what gerontologists study is actually the… read more

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