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September 2014

Interop | New York 2014

Dates: September 29 – Oct 3, 2014
Location: New York, NY

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Interop is the leading independent technology conference and expo series designed to inform and inspire the world’s IT community. Through in-depth educational programs, real-world demos, Interop showcases the most powerful innovations and solutions the industry has to offer and provides the forum for the world’s largest celebration of IT professionals. Interop Las Vegas is the flagship event held each spring, with Interop New York held each fall, and annual international… read more

London Futurists: The New Future of Old Age

Dates: September 27, 2014
Location: London, UK

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London Futurists: The New Future of Old Age | Futurists, life extension advocates, transhumanists and others have been speaking for several decades already about the possibility, desirability, and broader consequences of significantly extending the human healthy lifespan. In this vision, the deteriorating effects of infirmity and old age could be radically postponed, and perhaps abolished altogether, via improvements in regenerative biotechnology.

Forget “70 is the new 50.” We… 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

Can technology and positive values revolutionize society?

Dates: September 23, 2014
Location: London, UK

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We live in an age of converging promise and risk. Technological development is accelerating and creating great promise for a better future, but at the same time grave risks are multiplying at an unprecedented rate. Can a combination of emerging technologies, positive values and the scientific method help us achieve radical positive change?

This meetup is a joint event between The Zeitgeist Movement (TZM) UKLondon Futurists, and the … read more

Designers of Things 2014

Dates: September 23 – 24, 2014
Location: San Francisco, California

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Three of the hottest and most revolutionary topics in future tech will be brought together at the inaugural Designers of Things conference, giving the growing design and development community a meeting place to discuss and share insights about the state of the industry and future opportunities, build skills, network, get advice and discover investment opportunities, and see and touch live demos of the newest technologies and products in these industries.… read more

EmTech MIT 2014

Dates: September 23 – 25, 2014
Location: Cambridge, MA

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A Place of Inspiration

It’s 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 global economy. It’s 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.

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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

Starmus 2014 Festival

Dates: September 22 – 27, 2014
Location: Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain

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Since the very first Homo Sapiens looked up at a star-filled sky we have been awestruck by the vastness of the cosmos. Even today we remain humbled by the sheer immensity of space, especially as through our progress in physics and astronomy, we are now aware of the tremendous distances involved – even to our closest neighbouring stars.

Following on from the huge success of the… read more

Artificial Intelligence & The Singularity Conference

Dates: September 20, 2014
Location: Piedmont, California

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Artificial Intelligence & The Singularity

Conference discussing, debating and imagining potential scenarios that could develop due to advances in Artificial Intelligence — the lineup of speakers includes researchers, philosophers, creative SF writers, academics. Two panels, with abundant time for audience Questions & Answers

Speakers include:

Peter Voss (Keynote), Monica Anderson, Fred Stitt, Jamais Cascio, Zoltan Istvan, Joshua Augustus Bacigalupi, Pavel Luksha, Anya Petrova, Scott Jackisch, Nicole Sallak Anderson

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Maker Faire New York 2014

Dates: September 20 – 21, 2014
Location: New York, NY

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Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement.

Part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new, Maker Faire is an all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, authors, artists, students, and commercial exhibitors. All of these “makers” come to Maker Faire to show what they… read more

Science Fiction: The Mythology of the Future

Dates: September 19 – 21, 2014
Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Science fiction is the most visible and influential form of futurist thinking in contemporary popular culture.

Why is science fiction so popular? Science Fiction, in narrative form, speaks to the whole person: Intellect, imagination, emotion, and the senses. For many people, science fiction has become a way of life: a way of creating and experiencing reality and the future. Science fiction is the evolutionary mythology of the future.… read more

DAWN OR DOOM: THE NEW TECHNOLOGY EXPLOSION

Dates: September 18, 2014
Location: West Lafayette, IN

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We are in the midst of an explosion of technology and knowledge. Google CEO Eric Schmidt famously said that we now create as much information in two days as humans did from the beginning of history to 2003. Technologies such as artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, genetic engineering, and data science promise to bring a new dawn of discoveries to improve society—while others are concerned about unforeseen consequences or malicious uses.… read more

IT Roadmap 2014

Dates: September 17, 2014
Location: San Jose, CA

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Get the insights to shape your IT strategy, in one day

IT Roadmap 2014 in New York City is your opportunity to explore the technologies, trends and solutions that are shaping the next-generation enterprise. Energize your IT strategy—in one day and one convenient place.

Explore the topics that matter most

IT Roadmap is ALL NEW for 2014, with a content-rich agenda designed around “Five Pillars of Technology” that are driving… read more

Big Data Science in Medicine 2014

Dates: September 15, 2014
Location: Oxford, UK

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Big Data Science in Medicine 2014 | The Oxford University Scientific Society (OUSS) welcomes Deep Knowledge Ventures and the Biogerontology Research Foundation (BGRF) to jointly host Big Data Science in Medicine. This event brings together leading lights from artificial intelligence, biomedical science and regenerative medicine for an evening of talks and discussion in Oxford with the ambition of accelerating research on ageing.

The event is… read more

IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems 2014

Dates: September 14 – 18, 2014
Location: Chicago, Illinois

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The IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems is sponsored by the IEEE Robotics & Automation Society, the Robotics Society of Japan, the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers, the New Technology Foundation, and the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society. IEEE is a… read more

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