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October 2014

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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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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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

Teach-in: Techno-Utopianism & the Fate of the Earth

Dates: October 25 – 26, 2014
Location: New York, NY

45 LEADING SCHOLARS, AUTHORS AND ACTIVISTS will convene at The Great Hall of Cooper Union, New York City, for a public “TEACH-IN” on the profound impacts—environmental, economic and social—of runaway technological expansionism and cyber immersion; the tendency to see technology as the savior for all problems. A change of direction is required, returning the fate of nature to the center of economic and social decision making.

Speakers

Speakers include: Jeannette Armstrong, Debbieread more

Science of Fiction 2014

Dates: October 24 – 26, 2014
Location: Los Angeles, California

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5D Science of Fiction is the cutting-edge world building conference: an annual international collaboration with global thought leader for the future of storytelling.

This October we present and co-create a fictional city named Rilao. We will explore Rilao’s history, systems, cultures, tribes and stories. And through Rilao we will creatively and critically re-envision the near-future horizons of our own real-life cities and world.

The Rilao Project is a… read more

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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PopTech 2014: Rebellion

Dates: October 23 – 25, 2014
Location: Camden, Maine

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PopTech | Since 1996, the PopTech conference has brought together a unique network in Camden, Maine every October.

It’s a rich experience filled with stage presentations, breakout sessions, workshops, lunches and parties in a seaside village named by Forbes as one of “America’s Prettiest Towns.”

At PopTech 2014: Rebellion, design visionary John Maeda will lead a exploration of how the spirit of rebellion has inspired some… read more

NYSCF’S Annual Translational Stem Cell Research Conference 2014

Dates: October 22 – 23, 2014
Location: New York, NY

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The NYSCF conference is unique: it focuses on translational stem cell research, demonstrating the potential to advance cures for the major diseases of our time.

It is designed for all professionals with an interest in stem cell research, including physicians, researchers, clinical investigators, professors, government and health officials, postdoctoral fellows and graduate students. The panels on Wednesday are designed to reach a broader audience, including the… read more

The California Israel International Business Summit

Dates: October 22, 2014
Location: Mountain View, CA

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The California Israel International Business Summit | The event will be held on October 22, 2014 at Microsoft Campus in Mountain View, California. The summit is a hub for Israeli innovative companies and California-based international companies where they can explore new business opportunities and initiate cooperation.

The summit offers an exciting program, including panel discussion on prominent topics related to Big Data, Cloud, Cyber Security, Internet of Things, Mobile… read more

Digital Kids Summit

Dates: October 21 – 22, 2014
Location: San Francisco, CA

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Digital Kids Summit | Digital Kids Summit, October 21-22, 2014 in San Francisco, gives you what you need to know to create and monetize kids games, apps and digital media products. The Summit is the must-attend event for brand owners, game developers, entertainment and media executives, marketers, producers, digital media directors and licensing professionals seeking to engage children online and on digital devices.  Oct. 21st will focus on Digital Media Learning… 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.

To book tickets in advance, visit the BFI web page for theread more

The Pivot Conference

Dates: October 16 – 17, 2014
Location: New York, NY

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Starting now and leading up to The Pivot Conference we’ll explore the landscape of problems faced by today’s most active and adaptive Social Businesses through year-round intimate events and gatherings. The last stop of this exploration is Pivot in October, the apex of our year-round journey together.

Then join us October 16-17 at the Nasdaq in Times Square for The Pivot Conference, two days of unique and engaging discussion… 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

2014 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC)

Dates: October 10 – 13, 2014
Location: Silicon Valley / San Jose, California

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Organized by IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional society with over 400,000 members in over 160 countries, IEEE GHTC focuses on advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. This 4th annual cross-discipline conference provides the perfect venue for those interested in humanitarian projects to join their peers in Silicon Valley, a community famed for leading-edge technological innovations, world-class researchers, and technology investors. The conference attracts a global… read more

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