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March 2015

First Blumberg Dialogue on Astrobiology

Dates: March 18 – 19, 2015
Location: Washington, DC


The first Blumberg Dialogue on Astrobiology, hosted by The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, will examine how recent discoveries about the origins and future of life in the universe may affect religious traditions and their various conceptions of humanity, the self, and our place in the cosmos.

The public portion of the program, titled “Astrobiology and the Religious Imagination: Reexamining Notions of Creation, Humanity,… read more

SXSW Music and Media Conference

Dates: March 17 – 22, 2015
Location: Austin, Texas


South by Southwest (SXSW) Music and Media Conference, the world’s leading music industry event, offers attendees the opportunity to explore the future of the music industry during the day at panels, talks, the Trade Show, Music Gear Expo and other conference activities at the Austin Convention Center.

At night, the absolute best mix of musical performances from over 2,200 regional, national and international acts take place at the SXSW Musicread more

CeBIT 2015

Dates: March 16 – 20, 2015
Location: Hanover, Germany


CeBIT covers all the relevant issues in IT business. Thanks to its market-oriented structure, CeBIT is geared strictly to the requirements of the professional public. The exhibition is complemented by a high-profile conference program.

“d!conomy,” the keynote theme at CeBIT 2015, symbolizes the rapid expansion of information technology into all areas of the economy and society. The comprehensive convergence of the global market… read more


Dates: March 14 – 15, 2015
Location: London, England


What might the world be like in decades to come?

FutureFest is Nesta’s flagship weekend event of immersive experiences, compelling performances and radical speakers to excite and challenge perceptions of the future. Join the conversation #futurefest.Updates

  • Download the schedule: SATURDAY & SUNDAY

  • ALL TICKETS are now sold out. We will not be selling any

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SXSW Film Conference & Festival

Dates: March 13 – 21, 2015
Location: Austin, Texas


Every March, creatives of all stripes gather in Austin to witness, inspire and share the visions that will galvanize the filmmakers and ideas of tomorrow. The SXSW® Film Conference & Festival champions the vitality, innovation and opportunity that drive entertainment and media, and boldly tackles the evolution of all aspects of “film” today, down to its very definition.

A nexus of discovery and collaborative energy, SXSW Film celebrates the… read more

SXSW Interactive Festival

Dates: March 13 – 17, 2015
Location: Austin, Texas


The 22nd annual SXSW Interactive Festival returns to Austin, Texas from Friday, March 13 through Tuesday, March 17, 2015. An incubator of cutting-edge technologies and digital creativity, the 2015 event features five days of compelling presentations and panels from the brightest minds in emerging technology, scores of exciting networking events hosted by industry leaders and an unbeatable lineup of special programs showcasing the best new websites, video games and startup ideas… read more

European Summit on Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing

Dates: March 9 – 10, 2015
Location: Brussels, Belgium


The Summit on Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing (9 and 10 March 2015) aims to engage Europe’s policy, services and market leaders to co-create a shared vision on how Europe can address the challenges and seize the opportunities arising from demographic change through ICT and innovation and in that way contribute to economic recovery.

Central topic: how can technology, innovation and new ways of cooperation… read more

Launch Festival 2015

Dates: March 2 – 4, 2015
Location: San Francisco, CA



Morning Session: 9:30am-12:00pm

  • Fireside Chat with Yancey Strickler, Kickstarter
  • Ryan Allis, The Launch of Connect 2.0 – Partner Presentation
  • Fireside Chat with Jeff Weiner, LinkedIn
  • The Future of Food
    • Megan Miller, Bitty Foods
    • Humberto Evans, Pantelligent
    • Ethan Brown, Beyond Meat

Lunch + LAUNCH Job Fair: 12:00pm-2:00pm

Afternoon Session: 2:00pm-5:30pm

  • Fireside Chat with

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Mobile World Congress 2015

Dates: March 2 – 5, 2015
Location: Barcelona, Spain


The mobile communications revolution is driving the world’s major technology breakthroughs. From wearable devices to connected cars and homes, mobile technology is at the heart of worldwide innovation. As an industry, we are connecting billions of people to the transformative power of the Internet and mobilising every device we use in our daily lives.

In short, we’re on The Edge of Innovation, and the possibilities are endless. The 2015 GSMA Mobile World Congress… read more

February 2015

Algorithms and Accountability Conference

Dates: February 28, 2015
Location: New York, NY

Scholars, stakeholders, and policymakers question the adequacy of existing mechanisms governing algorithmic decision-making and grapple with new challenges presented by the rise of algorithmic power in terms of transparency, fairness, and equal treatment. Algorithms increasingly shape our news, economic options, and educational trajectories.

The centrality and concerns about algorithmic decision making have only increased since we hosted the Governing Algorithms conference in May 2013. This event will build upon… read more

Connected Things 2015

Dates: February 26, 2015
Location: Cambridge, MA


The goal of this conference is simple. Let’s bring some clarity where—despite all the hype—there is still a lot of uncertainty.

IoT, M2M, IoE, it’s a virtual alphabet soup when it comes to talking about making dumb things smart. No doubt it’s a hot topic, but there’s still a lot of confusion. This half-day conference, brought to you by The MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge—Internet of Thingsread more

Meta Augmented Reality Hackathon

Dates: February 20 – 21, 2015
Location: San Francisco, California


Join the biggest AR Hackathon in San Francisco!

We’re excited to present, along with our partners at Wix, Unity, Shapeways and AWE, the first ever Meta Augmented Reality Hackathon at the gorgeous Wix lounge in San Francisco’s SOMA district.

This is a great opportunity to build augmented reality applications using the Meta SDK (on Unity 3D) and to network with Unity developers, AR enthusiasts and Meta’s team. You’ll… read more

ScienceOnline Together 2015

Dates: February 18 – 21, 2015
Location: Atlanta, Georgia


ScienceOnline Together 2015 will be an exciting opportunity for researchers, science journalists, videographers, developers, artists, science communicators, educators, and anyone with an interest in conducting, sharing, and communicating science on the web.

ScienceOnline Together 2015 registration includes:

  • 3 days of stimulating conversations with science-minded people in a user-generated program
  • Opportunities for pre-conference field trips and workshops on Wed afternoon (some may

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Biophysical Society 59th Meeting

Dates: February 7 – 11, 2015
Location: Baltimore, Maryland

Biophysical Society

Meeting Updates

  • The deadline to reserve discounted housing in the BPS Room Block is January 28, reserve your spot today.
  • View the full list of Career Center workshops that will take place during the meeting.
  • Employers and Job Seekers! Post and find jobs on the BPS Job Board.  
  • Register for the 

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DeveloperWeek 2015

Dates: February 6 – 13, 2015
Location: San Francisco, CA


DeveloperWeek 2015 is San Francisco’s largest tech event series with over 60 week-long events including the DeveloperWeek 2015 Conference & Expo, DevOps Summit, WebRTC Summit, LearnToCode Camp, 1,000+ attendee hackathon, 1,000+ attendee tech hiring mixer, and a series of workshops, open houses, drink-ups, and city-wide events across San Francisco!

DeveloperWeek puts the spotlight on new technologies. Companies that participated in last year’s DeveloperWeek include Google,… read more

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