IEEE SSIT Aust Chair Dr. Greg Adamson speaking at the Singularity Summit in Melbourne

On 26 July, 2010, in Events, Info, by Adam A. Ford

Dr. Greg Adamson, Chair of IEEE SSIT (Australia) and Vice-Chair of IEEE Victoria Will be speaking at the Singularity Summit in Melbourne September 2010. Greg Adamson will be presenting on things that hinder socially beneficial technology. “Technologies service many human needs. Socially beneficial technologies can also assist in resolving some of the world’s most pressing [...]

Peter Ellyard will be presenting at the Singularity Summit

On 10 July, 2010, in Events, by Adam A. Ford

Peter Ellyard will be speaking at the Singualrity Summit 2010. Peter Ellyard (born 1937) is an Australian futurist, strategist, speaker and author. Ellyard is best known for his book, Ideas for the New Millennium. He is currently Chairman of the Preferred Futures institute and the Preferred Futures Group, which he founded in 1991. He also [...]

World Science Fiction Convention in Melbourne on September 2nd – 6th, 2010

On 20 June, 2010, in Events, by Adam A. Ford

The 68th World Science Fiction Convention will be held 2-6 September 2010 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Our Guests of Honour are Hugo-winning author Kim Stanley Robinson, award-winning Melbourne artist Shaun Tan, and dedicated fan Robin Johnson. Melbourne has also hosted Worldcons in 1975, 1985, and 1999. The annual Worldcon brings together science [...]

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 [...]