The "Human Agent Interaction" (HAI) conference - held at the Cluster of Excellence CITEC at Bielefeld University from 17-19 October - brings together researchers from cognitive robotics and artificial intelligence, as well as cognitive science and neuroscience to discuss research on agents. After having been held in Japan (2013 and 2014), South Korea (2015) and Singapore (2016), the conference is now being held in Europe for the first time.
The American College of Cardiology will host the 8th Emirates Cardiac Society Congress in collaboration with ACC Middle East Conference 2017 in Dubai from Oct. 19-21, 2017, bringing together top experts to discuss and review new, relevant cardiovascular science pertinent to the Middle East.
The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) will host their annual International Conference on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics Oct. 26-30 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.
The Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Multimedia (ACM SIGMM) is pleased to announce that ACM MM 2017 will be held from October 23-27, 2017 at the renowned Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. The annual conference, now in its 25th year, will bring together promising start-ups, researchers and industry leaders in multimedia, computer vision and machine learning to discuss the latest advancements and applications in these technologies.
University of Utah scientists gather with their peers in Provo, Utah, next week at the American Astronomical Society's Division of Planetary Sciences annual meeting, Oct. 15 - 20. Below are summaries of presentations at the meeting, along with the time and date of the presentation and primary contact information.
The public is invited to a free talk called "The Star That Ate Manhattan: Studying Neutron Stars from the International Space Station," with Dr. Zaven Arzoumanian in the Pickford Theater, third floor, Madison Building, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, Oct. 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EDT.
The governors of Colorado, Montana and Wyoming, along with more than 50 experts in academia, government and industry, will take the stage at the 21st Century Energy Transition Symposium, Oct. 30-31 at Colorado State University.
Leading scientists from Japan in the fields of medical science and industrial science will speak at the UTokyo NY Conference on Friday, November 3, 2017, to report on their international collaboration projects on deadly viruses and Alzheimer's prevention.
Destabilizing the climate can also destabilize societies. Global warming impacts cause substantial economic damages, hurts human health in many ways, influences the drivers of human migration, and it can jeopardize development for many of the world's poor. To investigate effects in these four areas, close to 500 researchers will meet on Oct. 11-13, in Potsdam, Germany.
The Centre for Ageing Research and Education (CARE) at Duke-NUS Medical School is hosting the 8th Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Population Ageing Conference in Singapore Oct. 11-12, 2017 in Singapore.
A Washington, D.C. symposium highlighting research in an expanding field of science - the Microbiology of the Built Environment (MoBE) - is bringing together leading scientists from around the globe. Co-hosted by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, this event features the current state-of-the-science about the formation and function of microbial communities in built environments, their impacts on human health, and how human occupants shape complex indoor microbiomes.
The latest science in why pain afflicts people differently, precision medicine and brain disorders, and how the bat genome informs the study of human aging, among many other topics, will be covered
GSA is preparing to Livestream four thought-provoking lectures by leaders in their fields from its Annual Meeting & Exhibition in Seattle, 22-25 October 2017.
In an effort to expand opportunities for women who are under-represented in the technical fields of statistics, data science and -omics, the ASA's Women in Statistics and Data Science (WSDS) Conference will gather nearly 400 early-, middle- and late-career researchers, practitioners, scientists and government officials to celebrate the significant contributions of women and address professional, personal, academic and business challenges October 19-21 in La Jolla, California.
Many aspects of the physical and chemical behavior of soils are directly related to the minerals present. The "Soil Mineralogy" symposium at the Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meeting in Tampa, FL, will explore several current topics.
Ice storms can have devastating results for trees in forests, too. New research studied the effects of lab-created ice storms on forest ecosystems. The 'Why Ice Storms Aren't Cool' presentation at the Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meeting in Tampa, Fla., will address this important topic.
The Seattle community is invited to spend an afternoon learning about local geology, courtesy of the Geological Society of America's (GSA) Annual Meeting & Exhibition, being held at Seattle's Washington State Convention Center, Oct. 22-25.
Three prominent journalists will discuss the challenges of accurately reporting and presenting the latest science news in a series of campus lectures this fall sponsored by the AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards program. The AAAS Kavli lecturers will address science reporting in the age of fake news, accurate reporting on biomedical research and opportunities for science on television in a changing media landscape.
In October 24-26 we will host on campus (SwissTech Convention Center) an exciting Life Science Symposium: Frontiers in Metabolism 2017 -- From systems physiology to precision medicine, an EPFL-EMBO Press Symposium.
Eighty percent of the world's population live in cities. Helping those soils stay healthy helps keep the water clean and provides green spaces for people to get exercise, among other benefits. The 'Sustainable Soils in Urban Environments' symposium planned at the Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meeting in Tampa, Fla., will address this important topic.
The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is soliciting stakeholder input on the emerging needs and opportunities in food and agricultural sciences.
Join the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) in Boston, Mass. from October 26-30 for the 2017 ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting. More than 2,200 participants -- including 1,500 allergists, internists, pediatricians and other healthcare professionals -- from across the nation and around the world will participate.
A day after the Ohio Supercomputer Center celebrated its 30th anniversary jointly with the Ohio Academic Recources Network (OARnet), the Center held its Statewide Users Group (SUG) Autumn Conference. SUG is a volunteer group composed of the scientists and engineers who provide OSC's leadership with program and policy advice and direction to ensure a productive environment for research.
Organic matter in soil is an important component of soil health. And nematodes are a sentinel organism to flag it. The 'Nematode Community Succession: Decomposition Hot Spots' presentation at the Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meeting in Tampa, Fla., will address this important topic.
Stormwater Treatment Areas biologically filter the water flowing into the Everglades' protected area, reduce phosphorus and improve the ecosystem services of the soil and plant life. The "Soil Processes and Performance in Constructed Wetlands" symposium at the Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meeting in Tampa, Fla., will address this important topic.