Singularity Summit 2010

On 22 May, 2010, in Events, by Adam A. Ford

The Singularity Summit in the US this year* will be held at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco, California on Aug 14-15th.
“The first Singularity Summit was held at Stanford in 2006 to further understanding and discussion about the Singularity concept and the future of human technological progress. It was founded as a venue for leading thinkers to explore the subject, whether scientist, enthusiast, or skeptic.

Since 2006, the scope of this dialog has expanded dramatically. In 2008, the Singularity entered mainstream consideration. IEEE Spectrum, a sober and mainstream technology publication, issued a special report on the Singularity, and Intel CTO Justin Rattner remarked that “we’re making steady progress toward the Singularity” during his keynote to 2,000 people at the Intel Developer Forum. What was once a relatively unknown concept is now being discussed in corporate board rooms.

* We will be holding a spin off event in Melbourne with local luminaries and big thinkers giving presentations, and also hosting videos of the talks given at the Singularity Summit in San Francisco .
Please register your interest here (or use the ‘Singularity Summit AU link up top).

The very first Singularity Summit in Australia (and perhaps outside the US) will be held here in Melbourne.
Dates: September 10th (fri) through to 12th (sun).
It will consist of a lineup of local presenters and videos of a selection of speakers from the Singularity Summit in San Francisco, America (held a few weeks beforehand).
Local speakers will include:Singularity Summit Australia

  • James Newton-Thomas
  • Phillip Rhoades

and possibly:

  • Damien Broderick
  • James Friend
  • Russell Blackford

We invite you to join our extraordinary group of visionaries in business, science, technology, design, and the arts, as our community explores this exciting topic. Your participation offers a world of powerful ideas, a unique networking opportunity, and access to an exclusive directory of your peers.”

We will be holding a spin off event in Melbourne with local luminaries and big thinkers giving presentations, and also hosting videos of the talks given at the Singularity Summit in San Francisco, so please register your interest!

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