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August 2014

AGI-14@Quebec City

Dates: August 1 – 4, 2014
Location: Quebec City, Canada

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Continuing the mission of the past AGI conferences, AGI-14 gathers an international group of leading academic and industry researchers involved in scientific and engineering work aimed directly toward the goal of Artificial General Intelligence (AGI).

AGI-14@Quebec City will be held from August 1 – 4 of 2014, immediately after the Twenty-Eighth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-14), and after the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci… read more

Nine Worlds Geekfest 2014

Dates: August 8 – 10, 2014
Location: London, UK

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On Aug 8-10 this year we’ll be hosting the second Nine Worlds Geekfest, and we’ll be taking over every corner of the massive Radisson Blu Edwardian convention hotel at Heathrow. August last year saw the first Nine Worlds Geekfest, and it was an resounding success with over 1500 attendees. In our first year, we became the largest annual residential popular culture / sci-fi convention in the UK. 2014 will see… read more

The future of futurism, with WFS CEO Amy Zalman

Dates: August 16, 2014
Location: London, UK

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Changing times demand a re-evaluation of the task of futurists. How should futurist organisations evolve in the light of new global opportunities and challenges?

Founded in 1966, the World Future Society (WFS) is the world’s largest membership-based global organisation dedicated to exploring the future.

At the World Future 2014 conference in July, WFS members were introduced to the Society’s new CEO, Dr. Amy Zalman. Dr. Zalman is only the… read more

September 2014

TEDMED 2014

Dates: September 10 – 12, 2014
Location: Washington DC, San Francisco, CA

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TEDMED is a global community of leading doers and thinkers from every walk of life. Our goal is to seed the innovations of today, making possible the breakthroughs of tomorrow.

We are best known for our annual three-day gathering that brings together inspiring speakers, powerful Delegates and innovative start-ups.

TEDMED curates an unusual and provocative program featuring brilliant short talks and stunning artistic performances that reframe our… read more

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

Dates: September 23 – 24, 2014
Location: Basel, Switzerland

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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… read more

Posthuman Politics

Dates: September 25 – 28, 2014
Location: Mytilini, Greece

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What does the notion of “posthuman politics” entail? How would world politics, in global, local, environmental and personal/bodily scales, benefit from a posthumanist approach? We would like to explore the notion of relationality and connectivity among spaces and times for a new definition of posthuman politics based on non-dualistic practices that calls into question the dominant rationalistic, humanistic tradition. We would also like to explore the current state-of-things,… read more

October 2014

Global Webit Congress 2014

Dates: October 1 – 2, 2014
Location: Istanbul, Turkey

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For 2 days the Global Webit Congress hosts 12 premier events, 10 000+ attendees (the world’s Digital, Tech, Telco and Media elite) from 110+ countries, 260 speakers and 300 accredited media.

Events include “Digital Marketing and Innovation” Expo & Conference, “Leaders of the Future” StartUp Village & Conference, Digital Entertainment Summit, Cloud Summit, eCommerce Summit, Metrix & Big Data Conference and Apps DevCamps.

For the 5th consecutive… read more

The Future of Robotics Forum

Dates: October 14, 2014
Location: London, UK

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Engaging with robotics in visions for the future: intelligent robotics in the home, workplace and industry.

As robots are become more intelligent, their integration into society is going to have an impact on everyone’s lives. Robots that can function independently of human command, adapt to their surroundings & make decisions will be hugely disruptive. It’s important to bring together key influencers to share cutting-edge technological developments… read more

3rd World Humanities Forum

Dates: October 30 – Nov 1, 2014
Location: Daejeon City, Korea

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The 3rdWorld Humanities Forum, “Humanities in the Era of Transformative Science and Technology,” co-hosted by the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Korea, UNESCO(United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization), and Daejeon Metropolitan City, will be held at the Daejeon Convention Center from Thursday, October 30 to Saturday, November 1, 2014.
It consists of three components: Keynote Lectures, Plenary Speeches, and Parallel Sessions.

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November 2014

International Conference on Aging and Disease 2014

Dates: November 1 – 2, 2014
Location: Beijing, China

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The 2014 International Conference on Aging and Disease (ICAD 2014) will be held in Beijing International Convention Center, China, on November 1–2, 2014.

ICAD 2014 is one of the leading international conferences for presenting novel and fundamental advances in the fields of Aging and Aged-related disease. The purpose of the conference is for the scientists, scholars, and students from the universities and the research institutes all around the world… read more

TransVisions 2014

Dates: November 21 – 24, 2014
Location: Paris, France

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Sponsored by the French Transhumanist Association: Technoprog in partnership with FiXience and ESPCI

The first international symposium on transhumanism in France

Space Sciences Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, Paris, France

The conference will aim to reflect the multiple ways in which “human augmentation” can be put to the service of social justice. In almost all international conferences held so far about transhumanism, this question has never been the central… read more

January 2015

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

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