If you are planning to attend this year’s Foresight Vision Weekend Unconference in Silicon Valley this weekend, now is definitely the time to register, since registration closes today at 4 PM Pacific time. After that, you will need to phone Alicia Isaac at +1 (650) 289 0860 ext 254 or email her at [email protected] to… Continue reading 4 PM today, Oct. 31: Unconference deadline
Registration for Foresight’s Nov. 3-4 Vision Weekend focused on nanotechnology and other advanced technologies — traditionally restricted to Foresight Senior Associates — is being opened to the general public this year as an experiment. Space is limited and participants are advised to register very soon. To warm up for our Sat/Sun afternoon unconference, in the… Continue reading Nanotechnology "Unconference" now open to general public
This year as an experiment we are opening up a subset of seats at the Nov. 3-4 Foresight Vision Weekend to members of special groups such as Nanodot readers. The event is usually open only to Foresight Senior Associate members: https://legacy.foresight.org/SrAssoc/2007 I encourage you to check out this event. Since it is an Unconference, you… Continue reading Vision Weekend Unconference now open to Nanodot readers
Registration is now open to new and renewing Senior Associate members; cost for Senior Associate members to attend the meeting is $65. Space is limited. Join us! —Christine 1st Foresight Unconference to Be Held November 3-4 in Silicon Valley Event will explore nanotechnology, advanced software, life extension, future technologies Palo Alto, CA — Foresight Nanotech… Continue reading Foresight Unconference on nanotechnology, advanced software, future technologies
We are very pleased to announce the dates and location of the 2007 Foresight Vision Weekend, to be held November 3-4 in at Yahoo! headquarters here in Silicon Valley. We’ve learned that you demand a highly interactive meeting, so this year we’ll be experimenting with a new format including big chunks of time for the… Continue reading Nanotechnology & more at Foresight Vision Weekend, Nov. 3-4
The Foresight Vision Weekend is off-the-record, so I’m not able to do real liveblogging. At the moment, we’re listening to Patrick Hopkins speak on “Who Will Hate Nanotechnology and Why?” There have been many great talks, but I’ll select just one as an example. Yesterday we heard from Peter Diamandis, Chairman of the X Prize… Continue reading Liveblogging the Foresight Vision Weekend
from the help-wanted dept.
DanKindsvater writes "I really ought to jettison a few of my projects since I'm trying to finish my master's in AI this summer, but they're all too important to me. I'd appreciate help from anyone attempting something similar, especially if you have time to chat at the Gathering this month:
1. Collect job descriptions of nanotech jobs to show to smart local (mainly UNC-G and NCA&T) graduate students, to increase local interest in nano-relevant courses;
2. Raise, or identify, scholarship money for any local students who want to put some effort into qualifying for one of the spiffy new IMM prizes;
3. Provide syllabi or other course materials for local professors who are interested in offering nano-relevant courses."