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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

nano tech 2015

Dates: January 28 – 30, 2015
Location: Tokyo, Japan

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The nano tech Executive Committee (Chairman: Tomoji Kawai, Professor, Osaka University ) will hold “nano tech 2015 — The 14th International Nanotechnology Exhibition & Conference” at Tokyo Big Sight for three days from January 28 to 30, 2015. Over 500 companies and organizations from 25 countries and regions will be exhibiting at 750 booths (as of December 15, 2014) to showcase products and technologies that contribute to cutting-edge industries.… read more

Blue Skies — the future of regenerative medicine, with Stephen Minger

Dates: January 31, 2015
Location: London, UK

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Dr. Stephen Minger is one of the world’s leading experts on stem cells. In this talk, he will review the state of play with stem cell research, regenerative medicine, and cell-based therapies, before covering some “Blue Skies” technologies that will revolutionise the future of medicine even further.

About the speaker:

Dr. Stephen Minger is Chief Scientist, GE Healthcare Life Sciences.

Stephen received his PhD in Pathology (Neurosciences) in 1992 from the Albert… read more

February 2015

Cosmologist to give ‘state of the universe address’ in live webcast

Dates: February 4, 2015

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The past several decades have seen transformative progress in cosmology – the study of the origins, evolution, and fate of the universe. Powerful experiments, made possible by recent advances in technology, have sharpened our understanding of the universe, and unveiled vexing new puzzles to be solved.

On February 4, leading cosmologist Kendrick Smith will deliver a kind of “State of the Universe Address,” sharing how far cosmology has… read more

March 2015

Creative Innovation 2015

Dates: March 23 – 25, 2015
Location: Melbourne, Australia

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We are delighted to offer a special discount to Creative Innovation 2015 for the KurzweilAI community. Please use the password “growth” to receive 10% off Platinum, Gold and Silver conference packages.

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Creative Innovation Global | Creative Innovation is an annual future shaping conference event. It is the place to learn from… read more

April 2015

Hydrocarbon Cyber Security

Dates: April 15 – 16, 2015
Location: London, UK

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Enhancing Awareness & Systems Architecture to Fight Threats and Vulnerabilities

With the increasing threat of cyber attacks across the globe, industries are now working towards a safer cyber environment. One of the most vulnerable is the Oil & Gas industry. Oil & Gas majors must understand that cyber attacks are no longer a question of “if”, but “when”. As seen in recent months, hackers can develop… 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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