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April 2017

BRINK Institute Spring Summit 2017

Dates: April 24 – 29, 2017
Location: British Virgin islands

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“Changing the world begins with a small group of people who simply refuse to accept the unacceptable.” –Richard Branson
BRINK Institute hosts its Spring Summit April 24-29, 2016 for 6 incredible, life-changing, globally-impactful days on spectacular Peter Island, an 1800-acre private nature reserve and home of the inimitable Peter Island Resort and Marina in the British Virgin Islands. We’re opening up a limited number of seats to new leaders, exceptional entrepreneurs,… read more

Forecasting with Massive Data in Real Time

Tools and Analytical Techniques
Dates: April 20 – 21, 2017
Location: New York, New York

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The aim in this workshop is to display the efforts of industry and academia to cope with large amounts of data that have to be analyzed in real time. As many analytical solutions are specifically designed with an infrastructure in mind, it is the intention during the meetings to discuss not only the algorithms but also the underlying implementations and their suitability for specific applications.

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Launch Festival 2017

Dates: April 6 – 7, 2017
Location: San Francisco, California

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The world’s largest startup event, April 3-7, 2017
Supporting founders and inspiring innovation
@ Innovation Hangar & Palace of Fine Arts Theater, San Francisco

LAUNCH Main Festival

April 6-7, 2017

12,000 founders from around the world attend as our guests,
thanks to the support of IBM, WSGR and Microsoft.

*Available to all ticket holders: Founders, Festival and VIP

SCALE Stage

April 6-7, 2017

Our top… read more

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

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