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Age and Longevity in the 21st Century: Science, Policy, and Ethics

Dates: May 5 – 7, 2017
Location: Comfort, Texas

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This two-day symposium, “Age and Longevity in the 21st Century: Science, Policy, and Ethics,” co-sponsored by Stasis Foundation and Global Bioethics Initiative, offers a unique opportunity to call attention to the impact of new technologies on the global profile of aging and longevity. By facilitating expert discussion in a unique setting regarding broad-based perspectives on these topics, the symposium promotes global thinking, scientific exploration and policy… read more

AI and our Future, with Daniel Hulme

Dates: February 18, 2017
Location: London, UK

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There have been more news stories about AI (artificial intelligence) in 2016 than in any previous year. London has recently been described as “The most important hub in the world” for AI. Interest in AI is clearly accelerating. But how well do we really understand AI? And how well do we understand what AI might become?

At this meetup, Daniel Hulme, CEO of Satalia, will be covering:

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    BRINK Institute Spring Summit 2017

    Dates: April 24 – 29, 2017
    Location: British Virgin islands

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    “Changing the world begins with a small group of people who simply refuse to accept the unacceptable.” –Richard Branson
    BRINK Institute hosts its Spring Summit April 24-29, 2016 for 6 incredible, life-changing, globally-impactful days on spectacular Peter Island, an 1800-acre private nature reserve and home of the inimitable Peter Island Resort and Marina in the British Virgin Islands. We’re opening up a limited number of seats to new leaders, exceptional entrepreneurs,… read more

    ‘Cities of the Future’ with mayors of Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Mountain View

    Dates: February 11, 2017
    Location: Stanford, California

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    TED-style talk with mayors of Silicon Valley cities. Brought to you by Bay Area Futurists and Science Fiction Society of Silicon Valley.

    Entrance is FREE.

    What would cities look like at year 2050? Will there be cars? Will we have to pay rent? Will there be police?

    Guests:
    Mayor of Palo Alto – Greg Scharff
    Mayor of Menlo Park – Kirsten Keith
    Former Mayor of Mountain View -… read more

    Connected Cars USA 2017

    Dates: February 16, 2017
    Location: Washington, D.C.

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    Bringing together industry insiders, policymakers and leading automakers, Connected Cars USA is the leading platform for discussion in this key sector. Make sure you are part of the conversation.

    Critical tech and business trends, as well as key policy considerations are up for debate at this crucial time in the DC calendar.

    The world is shifting towards fully connected and autonomous vehicles at high speed. With the US leading the way,… read more

    Conversational Interaction Conference

    Dates: January 30 – 31, 2017
    Location: San Jose, California

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    The Conversational Interaction Conference, will be held this month in San Jose, California, January 30-31, 2017. It explores the ways companies can use a major revolution in the user interface: Conversing with computers in human language through text or voice.

    The major topics covered in the sessions include

    Natural language in IVR systems: Eliminate frustrating menus with a prompt such as “Please state briefly what you are calling about.”… read more

    Deep Learning Summit Singapore

    Dates: April 27 – 28, 2017
    Location: Singapore

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    The smart artificial intelligence revolution. Explore software that can recognize patterns in digital representations of sounds, images & data.

    EXTRAORDINARY SPEAKERS

    Discover advances in deep learning and smart artificial intelligence from the world’s leading innovators. Learn from the industry experts in speech & image recognition, neural networks and big data. Explore how deep learning will impact communications, manufacturing, healthcare & transportation.

    DISCOVER EMERGING TRENDS

    The… read more

    RAADfest 2017

    Dates: August 9 – 13, 2017
    Location: San Diego, California

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    Join us for the largest ever gathering of radical life extension enthusiasts to:

    • Learn the latest scientific advancements.
    • Connect with like minded people.
    • Gain vital insights to extend your health and wellbeing.
    • Become a more empowered and effective advocate.
    • Interact with leaders of radical life extension.
    • Have a blast celebrating our unlimited future together with music and performances.

    Learn everything from… read more

    The age of technology arrived. Now what? With Azeem Azhar

    Dates: March 18, 2017
    Location: London, UK

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    The age of technology has arrived. Now what?

    It is impossible to escape technology because as humans we are inextricably linked to it. What are the implications as the pace of technology increases? What are the most important things to understand, in order that we can become positive participants in this fast-changing world, rather than bewildered spectators or disoriented victims?

    About the speaker:

    Azeem Azhar is the curator… read more

    TSC 2017. The Science of Consciousness.

    Dates: June 6 – 9, 2017
    Location: Shanghai, China

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    The Science of Consciousness (TSC) is the world’s largest and longest-running interdisciplinary conference on all aspects of the nature of conscious awareness, feelings and existence.

    These include how the brain produces consciousness, how consciousness can causally affect brain processes, the best empirical theories, do we have free will, evolution of life and consciousness, the origins of moral and aesthetic values, how to improve mental, physical and cognitive function, and whether consciousness can persist after bodily death,… read more

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