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October 2015

Modern Cosmism Conference

Dates: October 10, 2015
Location: New York City, New York

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The conference will address fundamental philosophical issues that arise with the future design and use of artificial consciousness, mind uploading and cyber-immortality. How will our concepts of subjectivity, perception, and morality change, if we will live in mega-consciousness environment where you can experience multiple presence, personality, gender (or no gender at all) and unlimited kinds of artificial feelings? What is a possible ramification and consequences of digital consciousness? Cosmism suggested… read more

Alcor 2015 Conference

Dates: October 9 – 11, 2015
Location: Scottsdale, Arizona

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Themes

  • Repair and revival scenarios, rehabilitation, and reintegration.
  • The evidence supporting cryonics.
  • How can a regular person afford cryonics and best plan for funding it and their own post-revival life?
  • Research.
  • How would you spend $10 billion on anti-aging research?
  • Legal issues.
  • What happens if cryonics grows at 25% for 50 years? X128,000. 128 million members. 1.2 million cases/year.

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3DPrinting@home @ CEATEC

Dates: October 7 – 10, 2015
Location: Tokyo, Japan

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CEATEC and Inside 3D Printing have joined forces to present 3DPrinting@home. This exhibition will show how 3D Printing is revolutionizing industries and making consumers’ lives easier around the globe. CEATEC attracts over 550 exhibitors and over 150,000 attendees.

Plastic Electronics Conference 2015

Dates: October 6 – 8, 2015
Location: Dresden, Germany

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Plastic Electronics 2015 conference and exhibition has always been and in fact is today a unique place where the conventional electronics industry has the opportunity to meet with the new and rapidly emerging flexible and large-area electronics one.

This year the conference theme is around “Enabling Internet of Everything”.
In fact, there is an intense discussion around this topic and a lot of enthusiasm from different perspectives and from… read more

Solve

Dates: October 5 – 8, 2015
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

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What to expect at Solve

Solve will convene technologists, philanthropists, business leaders, policy makers, and change agents to examine and address the problems where technology, business innovation, and smart policy can be leveraged to bring about real and lasting change.

Solve embraces a diverse community of thought leaders and activists, empowers them to work together, and holds them accountable for their commitments and actions. In this way, the Solve… read more

IFIP World Computer Congress 2015

Dates: October 4 – 7, 2015
Location: Daejeon, Korea

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WCC is the most important Information Technology (IT) meeting in the world. It has taken place every 2~3 years since 1959, and the Korean Institute of Information Scientists and Engineers (KIISE) is delighted to organize the Congress for the first time in its history. As in previous occasions, the WCC 2015 will be a major scientific event, bringing together our Information Technology from all over the globe and demonstrating the… read more

September 2015

John Markoff at The Interval: Robots and Humans

Dates: September 29, 2015
Location: San Francisco, California

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The Long Now Foundation welcomes John Markoff, author and journalist (New York Times) in Conversation with Paul Saffo: “The Quest for Common Ground Between Humans and Robots.” (Sold out — waiting list available)

The Interval at Long Now: check-in begins at 6:30; talk will start at 7:30.

Join us afterwards for drinks and conversation with our speaker Markoff’s book… read more

The New Suspect Class: Cyborgs. Should Damage to an Advanced Prosthetic be Personal Injury or Property Damage?

Dates: September 28, 2015
Location: New York City, New York

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This event, which is open to the public, explores whether individuals who rely on prosthetics or other devices to perform daily activities should be able to sue for personal injury when their prosthetic/device has been damaged by another. Currently, if someone’s prosthetic gets damaged in an accident, they cannot recover their lost time from work or lost enjoyment of life. They have only suffered property damage and are only entitled… read more

2nd International Symposium on Geroprotectors: Practical Applications of Aging Research for Drug Discovery

Dates: September 24, 2015
Location: Basel, Switzerland

Aging lies at the core of every age-related disease and affects every person on the planet. It represents an unbearable toll on the economies of the developed countries resulting in over two trillion dollars in direct medical costs, costs of caring and lost productivity in the US and EU alone. Yet, pharmaceutical companies fail to see the practical applications of aging research as many early experiments with drugs that held… read more

Robo Business 2015

Dates: September 23 – 24, 2015
Location: San Jose, California

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Join 2,000 attendees from 20+ countries as they build relationships, solve problems, embrace new ideas & become competitive drivers of the robotics movement.

  • 100s of Robots & Solutions
  • non-stop Expo Demonstrations
  • 16 Startups Competing in Pitchfire
  • 5 Inspiring Keynote Speakers
  • 40 Conference Sessions
  • 7 Conference Tracks
  • 4 Exclusive Networking Events

Take Your Business to the Next Level at RoboBusiness 2015:

  • Gain a truly global view of

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Basel Life Science Week 2015

Dates: September 21 – 24, 2015
Location: Basel, Switzerland

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Many of you are aware that Basel’s annual MipTec conference on drug discovery draws 3000 participants from over 50 countries.  And year after year, we host over 100 scientific talks, 150 poster presentations, 10 industry symposia, and more than 100 exhibitors, covering a wide array of topics touching every facet of basic and applied research activities.  A true reflection of the breadth of these activities compelled us to title the… read more

From Runnymede to Philadelphia to Cyberspace: The Enduring Legacy of Magna Carta

Dates: September 17, 2015
Location: New York City, New York

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Brooklyn Law School will mark the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta and Constitution Day in the United States with an extraordinary global gathering of renowned legal scholars, authors, artists, historians, public officials, librarians, and archivists from around the world for a wide ranging discussion of the continuing impact of this seminal document on US law, civil rights and liberties, art, the role of libraries and archives in the Digital Age,… read more

Internet of Things Solutions World Congress

Dates: September 16 – 18, 2015
Location: Barcelona, Spain

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The newly launched event explores the crossroads between the Internet of things and industry: 120 experts and 90 companies reshape industry at the Internet of Things Solutions World Congress.

The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the world as we know it and this transformation has also begun for industry. To put its full potential to work the new Internet of Things Solutions World Congress (IOTSWC)… read more

Wait, What? A Future Technology Forum

Dates: September 9 – 11, 2015
Location: St. Louis, Missouri

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“Wait, What? A Future Technology Forum,” to be held September 9–11 in St. Louis, will offer a mix of fast-paced presentations, interactive discussion sessions and in-depth demonstrations focused on some of the most consequential and dynamic scientific and technological fields today, to consider the capabilities those fields could enable and the myriad implications of those capabilities for society and national security.

“Wait, What?” is for forward-thinking scientists, engineers and… read more

Starship Congress 2015: Interstellar Hackathon

Dates: September 4 – 5, 2015
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Starship Congress: Interstellar Hackathon | Imagine scientists, researchers, and deep space organizations from all over the world, all getting together for an Interstellar Hackathon to think outside the box and hack the issues surrounding deep space travel. Now imagine you’re doing that with them.

One of the most imagination-igniting and important areas of research that humankind can currently partake in, interstellar travel is one of the… read more

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