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March 2017

EmTech Digital 2017

Dates: March 27 – 28, 2017
Location: San Francisco, California

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AI already impacts every industry, and human-machine interaction is becoming increasingly natural and intuitive. Yet, it’s difficult to discern facts from hype. EmTech Digital does just that–giving you the business intelligence you need in this rapidly shifting landscape. Together, we’ll forge ahead on the discussions started at the conference last spring: What are the key developments of the past year? How will their commercialization affect you?… read more

Machine Intelligence Summit in San Francisco

Dates: March 23 – 24, 2017
Location: San Francisco, California

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Where machine learning meets artificial intelligence. The rise of intelligent machines to make sense of data.

WHY ATTEND

EXTRAORDINARY SPEAKERS

Discover advances in machine learning and artificial intelligence from the world’s leading innovators. Learn from the industry experts in speech & image recognition, natural language processing and computer vision. Explore how AI will impact transport, manufacturing, healthcare, retail and more.

DISCOVER EMERGING TRENDS

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Altered Minds | Virtual Futures Salon

Dates: March 21, 2017
Location: London, UK

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State-of-the-art virtual environments, which are increasingly indistinguishable from reality, are fast proving themselves to have a transformative effect on the body and the brain.

Virtual reality (VR) has shown itself to be an effective non-pharmalogical treatment for a number of conditions: studies show that VR has been as effective as morphine at reducing sensitivity to chronic pain, it can normalise the fight or flight area in the brains of… read more

Virtual Futures

Dates: March 21, 2017
Location: London, UK

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Virtual Futures presents a panel discussion on virtual reality with an artist who will live a simulated life in VR for 28 days, an academic who is using gaming to transform how humans experience the world, one of the UK’s leading VR developers, and a researcher who is using virtual reality to combat psychosis.

By becoming increasingly indistinguishable from reality, virtual environments are fast proving to… read more

AGENDA17 Conference

Dates: March 20 – 22, 2017
Location: Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida

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AGENDA is the business leadership conference focused on driving your business forward in changing times.

AGENDA is unlike any other conference. It’s immersive, interactive and focused on giving you and your colleagues the practical tools to lead change in your organization. Today that’s about digital and new technologies that are disrupting companies, industries and the world.

Who Attends

Business and technology leaders: C-level, VPs, Directors… read more

The age of technology arrived. Now what? With Azeem Azhar

Dates: March 18, 2017
Location: London, UK

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The age of technology has arrived. Now what?

It is impossible to escape technology because as humans we are inextricably linked to it. What are the implications as the pace of technology increases? What are the most important things to understand, in order that we can become positive participants in this fast-changing world, rather than bewildered spectators or disoriented victims?

About the speaker:

Azeem Azhar is the curator… read more

Instant Expert: The Quantum World

Dates: March 11, 2017
Location: Boston, Massachusetts

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We are very excited to announce the full speaker line-up for Instant Expert: The Quantum World in Boston, MA on Saturday March 11. See the full list of who’s speaking below.

Special Offer tickets that save you $30 on the standard price ticket will only be available for a few more days – buy yours now.

Who will be speaking?

  • Aram Harrow
    Assistant professor of

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South by Southwest | IEEE Tech for Humanity Series

Dates: March 11 – 16, 2017
Location: Austin, Texas

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Join IEEE at SXSW Interactive as we host our sixth-annual IEEE Tech for Humanity Series. This 15-event series includes solo, duo, panel sessions, an official party and several meetups. Together, we’ll explore an array of topics, from Wearables to Hearables, Brain-Computer Interfaces to Immersive UX, AI to AR/VR, Virtual Care to Synthetic Biology and more!

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Near-Future Fictions Vol. 01 | Virtual Futures Salon

Dates: March 7, 2017
Location: London, UK

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Join Virtual Futures for our brand-new events series ’Near-Future Fictions.’

Throughout 2017, we plan to reassert the significance of science fiction as a tool for navigating the increasing technologization of society and culture.

Join us for an evening that incorporates original reading, performance and live art to explore the possible consequences and impacts of the latest scientific developments have on our ontology. Together we will question what it means to… read more

Solar Power Summit

Dates: March 7 – 8, 2017
Location: Brussels, Belgium

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The 12th annual Solar Power Summit is recognized throughout the solar sector as the most important event on the development of global solar markets.

It is a unique opportunity to discuss policy, business and technology changes. Learn about market trends, identify business opportunities and network with leading sector analysts, experts and key industry stakeholders.

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February 2017

AI and our Future, with Daniel Hulme

Dates: February 18, 2017
Location: London, UK

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There have been more news stories about AI (artificial intelligence) in 2016 than in any previous year. London has recently been described as “The most important hub in the world” for AI. Interest in AI is clearly accelerating. But how well do we really understand AI? And how well do we understand what AI might become?

At this meetup, Daniel Hulme, CEO of Satalia, will be covering:

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    Connected Cars USA 2017

    Dates: February 16, 2017
    Location: Washington, D.C.

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    Bringing together industry insiders, policymakers and leading automakers, Connected Cars USA is the leading platform for discussion in this key sector. Make sure you are part of the conversation.

    Critical tech and business trends, as well as key policy considerations are up for debate at this crucial time in the DC calendar.

    The world is shifting towards fully connected and autonomous vehicles at high speed. With the US leading the way,… read more

    Gigaom AI Now

    Dates: February 15 – 16, 2017
    Location: San Francisco, California

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    The much anticipated era of artificial intelligence has arrived. Businesses in every industry are using this powerful technology to gain immense leads over their slower-moving competitors.

    At Gigaom AI Now, we will explore:

    • What enterprises can do over the next three years to make sure they stay ahead of the curve.
    • How companies not employing AI today can begin to do so.

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    ‘Cities of the Future’ with mayors of Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Mountain View

    Dates: February 11, 2017
    Location: Stanford, California

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    TED-style talk with mayors of Silicon Valley cities. Brought to you by Bay Area Futurists and Science Fiction Society of Silicon Valley.

    Entrance is FREE.

    What would cities look like at year 2050? Will there be cars? Will we have to pay rent? Will there be police?

    Guests:
    Mayor of Palo Alto – Greg Scharff
    Mayor of Menlo Park – Kirsten Keith
    Former Mayor of Mountain View -… read more

    Developer Week Conference + Festival 2017

    Dates: February 11 – 16, 2017
    Location: San Francisco, California

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    DeveloperWeek 2017 is San Francisco’s largest developer trade show with over 8,000 annual attendees and 60 week-long events.  DeveloperWeek features a hackathon (1,000+ developers and $150,000+ in prizes), hiring mixer (1,200+ candidates; 100+ new job opportunities), conference and expo (100+ new developer platforms and tools); and aims to give you a deep-dive into every new developer tool and language.

    Register Here

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