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September 2014

Workshop: Current Challenges for Wireless Power Transfer

Dates: September 2, 2014
Location: Washington, DC

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This workshop provides a forum for researchers and developers working on Wireless Power Transfer (WPT) to facilitate and highlight developing WPT technologies, to determine and advance the state of the art, to discuss supporting and related technical issues in this area, and take necessary action to improve implementations.

It investigates WPT applications in Space-to-Ground (Space Solar Power), Space-to-Space, Ground-to-Space and Ground-to-Ground power transfer. Study of multi-layer power transfer (e.g.,… read more

Nick Bostrom to speak about Superintelligence at UC Berkeley

Dates: September 12, 2014
Location: Berkeley, California

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MIRI has arranged for Nick Bostrom to discuss his new book — Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies — on the UC Berkeley campus on September 12th.

Bostrom is the director of the Future of Humanity Institute at Oxford University, and is a frequent collaborator with MIRI researchers (e.g. see “The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence“). He is the author of some 200 publications, and is best known for his… read more

ISWC 2014

Dates: September 13 – 17, 2014
Location: Seattle, WA

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ISWC 2014 — The International Symposium on Wearable Computers — will be held in Seattle from Sep. 13–17, collocated with the ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp’14) (and is followed by the Automotive UI 2014) .

ISWC is a conference dedicated to cutting-edge research in wearable technologies, and is the premier forum for wearable computing and issues related to on-body and worn mobile technologies. Every year,… 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

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

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

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

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

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.

Join… read more

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

October 2014

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

Hashers United: Where Miners Meet

Dates: October 10 – 11, 2014
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

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Covering all cryptocurrencies, Hashers United features experts, coin creators and everyone in between who have been specially selected for their commitment to mining and cryptocurrencies. The conference includes key figures from tax, legal and regulatory bodies, who will enlighten attendees on all the important updates taking place in the cryptocurrency industry. In addition, workshop leaders will cover topics including protocol scrutiny, algorithm analysis for better strategic planning… read 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

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