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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.

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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

The Immortalists

Dates: October 18, 2014
Location: London, UK

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The BFI London Film festival this year includes the UK premiere of the film “The Immortalists”. The showing on Saturday 18th October in the Ritzy Cinema, Brixton, provides a good opportunity for members of London Futurists to view the film and then discuss it afterwards. During the discussion we’ll be joined by David Alvarado, co-director of the film.

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Ljubljana Forum on the Future of Cities

Dates: October 23 – 24, 2014
Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia

Five highlights of Ljubljana Forum 2014

  • Presentation of success factors for Ljubljana becoming Green Capital of Europe 2016
  • Opening of the Smarter Cities Demo Room for South East Europe by IBM
  • Presentation of the City of Bilbao: good practice case of building a modern city
  • Presenttion of Smart City Platform with industry solutions
  • Mayors, city leaders will present city good practices case

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How Human Will Posthumans Be?

Dates: October 25, 2014
Location: London, UK

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It is common to imagine posthumans as humans made superhumanly intelligent or resilient by future advances in nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology and cognitive science. Many argue that these enhanced people might live better lives; others fear that tinkering with our nature will undermine our sense of our own humanity. Whoever is right, it is generally assumed that our technological successor will be an upgraded or degraded version of us: Human… read more

How Human Will Posthumans Be? with David Roden

Dates: October 25, 2014
Location: London, England

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It is common to imagine posthumans as humans made superhumanly intelligent or resilient by future advances in nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology and cognitive science. Many argue that these enhanced people might live better lives; others fear that tinkering with our nature will undermine our sense of our own humanity. Whoever is right, it is generally assumed that our technological successor will be an upgraded or degraded version of us: Human… read more

InsideAR 2014 Munich

Dates: October 29 – 30, 2014
Location: Munich, Germany

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This year’s main topic will be 3D Sensors and Wearable Technologies. Meet international companies and speakers from Intel, Daimler, DHL, VW, Epson, NVIDIA, Ngrain, Cisco, Carrier and many more. Metaio will again be hosting the event and promises to share key insights on where the future of Augmented Reality is going, continuing the theme of “Always On, Always Augmented”.

What to Expect

Various Inspiring Topics and Sessions
  • Mobile

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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

Quantum Mechanics and Spacetime in the 21st Century (webcast)

Dates: November 6, 2014
Location: Waterloo, Canada

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Event is sold out — sign-up to receive an email reminder to watch the live webcast of quantum mechanics and spacetime in the 21st century.

Prepare to be amazed. Nima Arkani-Hamed is one of the world’s most innovative scientists, with an infectious enthusiasm for decoding the mysteries of the universe. Renowned for his dynamic and accessible speaking style, Arkani-Hamed is among the most sought-after experts on topics including dark… read more

The upcoming decentralization singularity

Dates: November 8, 2014
Location: London, UK

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What are the wider consequences of the innovative technology that underpins the Bitcoin currency? This meetup features Ethereum CCO Stephan Tual, who will highlight some far-reaching scenarios, including the establishment of Decentralized Autonomous Organizations.

This meeting has not been announced yet and this event announcement is draft.

About Ethereum

Ethereum is a worldwide, decentralized singleton in current development with a go live date of March 2015. Ethereum’s promise… read more

Singularity University Summit Europe 2014

Dates: November 19 – 20, 2014
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

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On November 19–20, 2014, Singularity University Summit Europe will take place for the first time in Amsterdam. It is one of the largest two-day events in Europe aimed at bringing awareness about exponential technologies and their impact on business and policy to thought leaders and executives from breakthrough companies. Theme of this unique event will be “Ignition: Embrace tomorrow by launching today.”

What can you expect at SU Summit… 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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