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December 2014

International Display Workshops 2014

Dates: December 3 – 5, 2014
Location: Niigata, Japan

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IDW 2014 will integrate 15 technical topics in specialized fields playing important roles in information display activities. Each technical topic will consist of oral presentations by speakers and poster presentations. Detailed discussions on each specialized R&D update will be provided.

Four special topics of interest, Oxide-Semiconductor TFT, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality, Lighting Technologies and Printed Electronics are specially highlighted this year. The workshops should be of interest not only… read more

Transvision review: the social angle to transhumanism

Dates: December 6, 2014
Location: London, UK

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Many of the world’s leading transhumanist and technoprogressive thinkers and critics are gathering in Paris for the “Transvision 2014″ conference from 20–22 November.

Two weeks later, London Futurists are holding this review meetup, in London, to highlight some of the most interesting and important presentations and discussions from Transvision 2014.

London Futurists chair David Wood, who will be attending and speaking at Transvision 2014, will lead this London Futurists review.… read more

Big Data Science in Medicine — The Second 2014 Symposium

Dates: December 8, 2014
Location: Oxford, UK

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When cutting edge biomedical research meets state-of-the-art big data technologies, the extraordinary seems possible. At the forefront of scientific innovation is the recognition that the diseases of ageing are not inevitable facts of life; instead they are biological challenges with real solutions. It is widely recognised that prevention is better than a cure – this event is an endorsement of that idea.

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January 2015

What is a fair distribution of brains? with Anders Sandberg

Dates: January 17, 2015
Location: London, UK

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How might different groups of people benefit or lose out from various forms of brain enhancement? How does justice intersect with designer neuroscience?

In this talk, renowned neuroscience researcher and futurist philosopher Anders Sandberg reprises and extends the ideas he explored in his talk at Transvision 2014 in Paris.

There will be plenty of opportunity for audience members to ask questions and to comment on the ideas raised.… read more

EmTech Singapore 2015

Dates: January 26 – 27, 2015
Location: Singapore, Singapore

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EmTech Singapore is where technology, business, and culture converge. It’s the showcase for emerging technologies with the greatest potential to change our lives. It’s an access point to the most innovative people and companies in the world. Most of all, it is a place of inspiration—an opportunity to glimpse the future and begin to understand the technologies that matter and how they’ll change the face of business and drive the new… read more

June 2015

The Global Brain and the Future Information Society

Dates: June 3 – 7, 2015
Location: Vienna, Austria

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Part of the IS4IS 2015 Summit Vienna, International Society for Information Studies.

“The Global Brain can be defined as the self-organizing network formed by all people on this planet together with the information and communication technologies that connect and support them. As the Internet becomes faster, smarter, and more encompassing, it increasingly links its users into a single information processing system, which functions like a nervous system for the planet… read more

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