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A serious assessment of the Technological Singularity

Dates: June 14, 2017
Location: London, UK

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Will the ongoing acceleration of technology result in a “technological singularity”?

Eminent thinkers such as John von Neumann, Alan Turing, Vernor Vinge, and Ray Kurzweil have, in various ways, foreseen a forthcoming “intelligence explosion” in which self-improving artificial intelligence will rocket past the unaided capabilities of human intelligence. Trying to predict what would happen next is hard, since the resulting ultraintelligence may become motivated by considerations that we cannot… read more

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

AGENDA17 Conference

Dates: March 20 – 22, 2017
Location: Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida

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AGENDA is the business leadership conference focused on driving your business forward in changing times.

AGENDA is unlike any other conference. It’s immersive, interactive and focused on giving you and your colleagues the practical tools to lead change in your organization. Today that’s about digital and new technologies that are disrupting companies, industries and the world.

Who Attends

Business and technology leaders: C-level, VPs, Directors… read more

Altered Minds | Virtual Futures Salon

Dates: March 21, 2017
Location: London, UK

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State-of-the-art virtual environments, which are increasingly indistinguishable from reality, are fast proving themselves to have a transformative effect on the body and the brain.

Virtual reality (VR) has shown itself to be an effective non-pharmalogical treatment for a number of conditions: studies show that VR has been as effective as morphine at reducing sensitivity to chronic pain, it can normalise the fight or flight area in the brains of… read more

American Academy of Religion annual meeting 2017 — Human Enhancement & Transhumanism

Dates: November 18 – 21, 2017
Location: Boston, Massachusetts

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The American Academy of Religion brings 1000s of academics and students, authors and publishers, religious leaders and interested people to its annual meeting each year. It’s the largest event in the fields of religious studies and theology. 9,500 people attend, enjoying access to more than 1000 academic sessions and additional meetings. The American Academy of Religion neither endorses nor rejects any religious belief or practice.

Human Enhancement & Transhumanism

“Transhumanism” or “human… read more

Artificial General Intelligence 2017

Dates: August 15 – 18, 2017
Location: Melbourne, Australia

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Continuing the mission of the past AGI conferences, AGI-17 gathers an international group of leading academic and industry researchers involved in scientific and engineering work aimed directly toward the goal of Artificial General Intelligence (AGI).

The AGI conferences, since the first one way back in 2006, have been organized by the Artificial General Intelligence Society, in cooperation with the Association for the Advancement ofread more

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

Deep Learning in Finance Summit

Dates: April 27 – 28, 2017
Location: Singapore

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Discover advances in deep learning tools and techniques from the world’s leading innovators across industry, research and the financial sector.

EXTRAORDINARY SPEAKERS

Discover advances in deep learning tools and techniques from the world’s leading innovators across industry, academia and the financial sector. Speakers will share insights into recent breakthroughs in technical advancements and fintech applications including financial forecasting & compliance.… 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

EmTech Digital 2017

Dates: March 27 – 28, 2017
Location: San Francisco, California

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AI already impacts every industry, and human-machine interaction is becoming increasingly natural and intuitive. Yet, it’s difficult to discern facts from hype. EmTech Digital does just that–giving you the business intelligence you need in this rapidly shifting landscape. Together, we’ll forge ahead on the discussions started at the conference last spring: What are the key developments of the past year? How will their commercialization affect you?… read more

Forecasting with Massive Data in Real Time

Dates: April 20 – 21, 2017
Location: New York, New York

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The aim in this workshop is to display the efforts of industry and academia to cope with large amounts of data that have to be analyzed in real time. As many analytical solutions are specifically designed with an infrastructure in mind, it is the intention during the meetings to discuss not only the algorithms but also the underlying implementations and their suitability for specific applications.

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  • New

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Future of Storytelling

Dates: October 6 – 9, 2017
Location: New York, New York

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Be The Story

The Future of StoryTelling Festival (FoST FEST) is a first-of-its-kind exploration of the emerging technologies and methods transforming storytelling as we know it, and the revolution putting audiences at the center of the story. Open to the public, it brings together leaders from around the world across media, technology, and communications with the best creators of immersive storytelling, both digital and analog, to… read more

GTC Silicon Valley

Dates: May 8 – 11, 2017
Location: San Jose, California

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GTC is the largest and most important event of the year for GPU developers.

GTC and the global GTC event series offer valuable training and a showcase of the most vital work in the computing industry today – including artificial intelligence and deep learning, healthcare, virtual reality, accelerated analytics, and self-driving cars.

LEARN

Gain insight and hands-on training through the hundreds of labs, talks and research… read more

IEEE | Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence

Dates: November 27 – Dec 1, 2017
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii

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List of Concurrent IEEE Symposia at IEEE SSCI 2017

  • CI in Cognitive Algorithms, Mind & Brain
  • Deep Learning
  • CI in Cybersecurity
  • CI in Data Mining
  • CI in Financial Engineering & Economics
  • CI & Intelligent Agents
  • Foundations of Computational Intelligence
  • Swarm Intelligence
  • CI in Robotic Rehabilitation and Assist. Tech.
  • CI in Production and Logic Systems
  • CI in Engineering Solutions

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Instant Expert: The Quantum World

Dates: March 11, 2017
Location: Boston, Massachusetts

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We are very excited to announce the full speaker line-up for Instant Expert: The Quantum World in Boston, MA on Saturday March 11. See the full list of who’s speaking below.

Special Offer tickets that save you $30 on the standard price ticket will only be available for a few more days – buy yours now.

Who will be speaking?

  • Aram Harrow
    Assistant professor of

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