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July 2016

Our geopolitical futures

Dates: July 16, 2016
Location: London, UK

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Our geopolitical futures – Sat. 16th July

Which scenarios for the future of geopolitics deserve most attention?

That question is always one of the most important ones to think about. It deserves even more attention in the turmoil of renewed political debate in the wake of the EU referendum discussion in the UK.

In the London Futurists meetup on Saturday 16th July, Alun Rhydderch, co-founder of the School of International Futures (SOIF),… read more

11th Terasem Annual Workshop on Geoethical Nanotechnology

Dates: July 20, 2016
Location: Terasem Island Conference Center, Second Life

11th Annual Workshop on Geoethical Nanotechnology

Theme: The Geoethics of Nanotechnology in Biological or Mechanical Cell Repair

WHO: Interested biologists, physical Scientists, nanotechnologists, computing scientists, professionals and ethicists. Terasem defines geoethics as the study of technology risk/benefit management across geographic spaces. Analogously, bioethics is the study of technology risk/benefit management across corporeal spaces.

WHAT: This workshop is an exchange of scholarly views on geoethical nanotechnology and its uses in biological, mechanical, or biomechanical cell… read more

WorldFuture 2016

Dates: July 22 – 24, 2016
Location: Washington DC

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WorldFuture 2016 will take place in Washington DC, July 22–24, with a diverse range of themes, including:

•    Economics, Business & Work
•    Science, Tech, Space, and Beyond
•    Global Thinking and Connectivity
•    The Futurist Mindset
•    Health, Disease, and Lifespans
•    The Environment and Resources
•    Evolution and Human Nature
•    Infrastructure and Government

Among the plethora of interesting topics:… read more

August 2016

Rise of AI — Human Coexistence with Machines

Dates: August 18, 2016
Location: Berlin, Germany

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Anish Mohammed - Path to Singularity: How Authentic Are Thoughts?

This talk will examine medium term challenges of ethics, authenticity, and privacy leading towards the Singularity. It will cover design of ethical of algorithms, which might help create more generalised AGIs. It will take a peek at the possible path of brain computer interfaces. It will discuss questions about authenticity of thoughts, and privacy of thoughts, that arise even before… read more

October 2016

Artificial Intelligence for Health & Life Sciences Conference

Dates: October 4, 2016
Location: London, UK

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Join us at the Artificial Intelligence for Health & Life Sciences Conference where we will be bringing together leaders from a multitude of disciplines to showcase new technological advances and translational case studies, to highlight not only the potential applications for artificial intelligence in health and life sciences, but also the barriers to its adoption and practical implementation.

The Artificial Intelligence in Health and Life Sciences Conference is a place for… read more

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