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November
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From Holograms to HoloLens: an Interactive Tour of Holographic Studios with Dr. Laser
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Holographic Studios, 240 East 26th Street, NY 10010

With the explosion of VR/AR gear by the big tech companies like Microsoft (HoloLens) and Facebook (Oculus Rift), 3D and holograms are set to...

11
January
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Battle of the Chatbots & Conversational Interfaces in 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
NYU Entrepreneurial Institute 16 Washington Place (at Greene St.) New York City 10003

Gain an understanding of the rapidly growing and complicated landscape of chatbots and conversational interfaces including the trends and shifts we can expect to...

18
January
Trump Tech (illustration by sparrow 2)
Technology Innovation and Trump’s Agenda – Where Do We Go From Here?
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
NYU Entrepreneurial Institute 16 Washington Place (at Greene St.) New York City 10003

Scott Schwaitzberg (Tusk Ventures) provides an overview of the most pressing legislative issues in emerging technology and highlights the issues technology companies and the...

19
January
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Silicon Valley, Universal Basic Income and the Future of Work
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Gordon International, 200 Lexington Avenue, Suite 1401, New York, NY

explore the ups and downs of Universal Basic Income, why the tech industry is embracing it, and how it may change how we...

09
March
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Shining a Light on AI Consortiums and Big Tech Companies – Who Gets To Define Artificial Intelligence Ethics?
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
NYU Entrepreneurial Institute 16 Washington Place (at Greene St.) New York City 10003

Learn what the big tech companies are doing to stave off AI disaster and how they are investing their money to protect their own interests....

16
March
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What Will the Driverless Car Experience Be for Consumers? (Workshop)
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ustwo, 26 Broadway, Floor 16 New York, NY, 10004

In this thought-experiment we explore what the driverless car commute of the future will be and the potential solutions that will power the driverless car experience....

23
March
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Machine Learning in Hollywood Movies – What’s Real, What’s Not, What’s Next?
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Galvanize NYC, 315 Hudson St., 2nd Floor

Join us as we explore current trends and problems in Machine Learning through the lens of Hollywood films of the past to connect-the-dots of...

04
April
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Film Screening: George Orwell’s 1984 (Emerging Technology and the Fear of Big Brother Watching Us)
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
IFC Film Center, 323 Sixth Ave at West 3rd St, New York, New York 10014

Join us as we participate in the National Event Day screening of this film classic that predicted many of the technological advances we have...

12
April
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Driverless Trucks Will Come Before Driverless Cars – Here’s How They Will Disrupt Everything (Workshop)
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
NYU Tandon Makerspace 6 MetroTech Center, 8th Fl. Brooklyn, NY 11201

An overview of the driverless truck ecosystem, the technology driving this innovation forward, and potential road blocks and opportunities that are ahead. Guest Instructor: Seth...

17
April
To match Special Report CHINA-MANUFACTURING/
Made In China 2025: China’s Technology Innovation Strategy and Its Impact on the West
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rise NY, 43 W.23rd Street 2nd Floor, New York, NY

A special screening of Ten Years, the hit film that imagines what Hong Kong will be like in the year 2025, followed by a...

25
April
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Explain It Like I’m 5: What’s the Difference Between AI, Machine Learning, NLP, and Deep Learning? (workshop)
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Blender Workspace, 135 Madison Ave - Flr 8 New York NY 10016

Get a crystal clear understanding of the distinctions between these technologies, their underlying concepts, the latest research and developments, and their use cases. Guest...

04
May
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It’s Like Magic!: Augmented Reality and 3D Technologies in the Home with Hayo (a Live Tour)
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
150 West 23rd Street, New York, NY

Special experiential tech tour of a modern, Hayo-enabled apartment and presentation on the future of augmented reality in the connected home with Hayo's team....

10
May
Life in 2030
Artificial Intelligence and Life in 2030: a One Hundred Year Study (workshop)
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Galvanize NYC, 315 Hudson St., 2nd Floor

An overview of this new AI study by Stamford Univ. and the purpose and importance of this research. Guest Instructor: Dr. James Fan (co-Creator of...

17
May
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How VCs, Angel Investors, and Ordinary People Are Investing in Emerging Technologies of the Future (workshop)
6:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Samsung NEXT, 30 West 26th Street, New York, NY

So many disruptive technologies, so little time! Christina Bechhold (Samsung Ventures) and Eugene Lewis (Republic) will cover your most need-to-know questions about how...

25
May
Google Deep Mind 3
Winner Takes All: How Artificial Intelligence Is Learning to Navigate Our World By Playing Classic Video Games
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Galvanize NYC, 315 Hudson St., 2nd Floor

We'll delve into the fascinating world of training algorithms using various types of games (from board games, to video games, to strategic games). Guest...

13
June
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Hacking Industrial Robots in the IoT Factories of the Future: Are Companies Prepared for the Risks?
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Jacob Javitz Center, 655 W 34th St, New York, NY 10001

A special presentation and panel discussion based on recent research, Rogue Robots: Testing the Limits of an Industrial Robot’s Securit. Guest Speakers: (Marcello Poglian, Politiecnico Di...

06
July
Amy Webb – The signals are talking
Tech 2025 Book Club: Chat with Amy Webb “The Signals Are Talking” — Forecasting the Future and the Impact of Emerging Technologies
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
150 West 28th Street, 4th Floor, Suite 404, Room 1, New York, NY

Each month, we feature a compelling book about emerging technologies and the future, and invite guest speakers including authors, researchers, entrepreneurs, legislators, and other...

11
July
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23 Guidelines to Avoid an AI Apocalypse According to Experts (workshop)
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
36 East 23rd, 9th Floor, Suite 9F

This year 100+ experts came up with a mutually agreed upon list of 23 guidelines they suggest AI researchers, scientists, lawmakers and tech...

14
July
Amazon Alexa Skills
Learn How to Build Amazon Alexa Skills (2-Day Workshop)
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Fat Cat Lab, 224 West 4th Street, NYC

Join us for this special partner event hosted by Voicehacks and Amazon where you'll learn how to build skills for Amazon's Echo! No prior...

19
July
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Join TECH 2025 at Innovation Congress: “Take Me to Your Robot Leader”
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
THE NEW SCHOOL - NYC Tishman Auditorium, 63 5th Ave, New York, NY

Innovation Congress is a 2-day conference that will focus on helping businesses stay competitive in the next 3-5 years, within the categories of digital...

26
July
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Explain It Like I’m 5: What’s the Difference Between AI, Machine Learning, NLP, and Deep Learning? (Toronto)
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
HackerYou 485 Queen Street West 3rd Floor, Toronto

Join us for this informative, interactive workshop featuring guest presenter, Kathryn Hume, where we will explore the similarities and differences between AI, Machine Learning,...

16
November
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THINK TANK #1: What is AI and How Can We Keep It from Harming Humanity? (Brooklyn)
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
119 Ingraham St Brooklyn, NY, 11237

JOIN US as we welcome the incomparable Dr. Seth Baum, Executive Director of the Global Catastrophic Risk Institute, to guide us in exploring the...

29
November
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THINK TANK #2: the Future of Human/Robot Relationships & Conflicts with Dan Chen
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Infinito Gallery, 79 Leonard Street, NY, NY 10013

The goal of this interactive Think Tank is to explore several implications of creating the next generation of robots that technologists, scientists, ethicists and...

06
December
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Using Science Fiction to Predict the Future Impact of Emerging Technologies with Scout.ai
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Matter, 41 Union Square West, 3rd Floor, NY, NY 10003

Join us for the launch of Tech 2025's new event series, Communities Defining the Future, where we shine a spotlight on other compelling communities...

07
December
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THINK TANK #3: Using AI and Other Technologies to Fight America’s Opioid Epidemic
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Infinito Galler, 79 Leonard Street, NY, NY

This event will offer you an overview of the magnitude of America's opioid epidemic destroying lives and communities across the country using data, case...

13
December
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WEBINAR: Futurist Eric Matzner on Launching a Biohacking Startup, Building the Hyperloop, and Living the Future Now
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Online (EST)

Eric Matzner is a futurist, biohacker, entrepreneur, and transhumanist who currently lives in San Francisco and runs the leading nootropics company in the world,...

14
December
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THINK TANK #5: Using Blockchain-Journalism to Reinvent Hyperlocal News Into a Community-Driven, Profitable Business (with Daniel Sieberg, Civil Media)
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
TBA

Can we build a sustainable, trustworthy, hyperlocal digital news model for the future that will be inclusive, equitable and profitable for all? Disruptive...

11
January
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THINK TANK #4: How are AI Voice Assistants and Intelligent Toys Changing the Way Children Think and Behave? (new research)
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Infinito Gallery NYC, 79 Leonard Street, NY, NY

The line between intelligent machines and living things is narrowing with each passing day and quicker than we can understand how it's changing us....

17
January
Hannes Sjöblad
WEBINAR: Microchip Implants and the Growing Global Biohacking Movement with Hannes Sjöblad
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online

Join us for this special, interactive webinar with Hannes Sjöblad who will present the global biohacking landscape today and the evolution of microchip implanting...

31
January
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THINK TANK #7: NY Blockchain Laws & Cryptocurrency Task Force Proposed by AM Clyde Vanel and Bipartisan Legislators
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Galvanize, 315 Hudson Street, 2nd Floor, NY, NY 100

Join us as our special guest, Assemblyman Clyde Vanel, steps into the Think Tank to present his proposed blockchain legislation and its potential impact...

31
January
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THINK TANK #6: NY Blockchain Legislation and Digital Currency Taskforce with Assemblyman Clyde Vanel
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Galvanize, 315 Hudson Street, 2nd Floor, NY, NY 100

Join us as our special guest, Assemblyman Clyde Vanel, steps into the Think Tank to present his proposed blockchain legislation and its potential impact...

13
February
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WEBINAR: How to Prepare Children for the Ongoing Technological Explosion and Jobs of the Future with Jonathan Mugan
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online

Join us for this special, interactive webinar with Hannes Sjöblad who will present the global biohacking landscape today and the evolution of microchip implanting...

13
February
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Join Tech 2025 at “Funny as Tech: What is the Future of Work?” LIVE podcast taping (Feb. 13th)
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Peoples Improv Theater, 123 E24th Street

What is the future of work? Find out on Tuesday, February 13th at the People's Improve Theater as Charlie Oliver (CEO of Tech 2025)...

22
February
Drone Photography Raises Questions About Privacy And Safety
The Rise of Central New York’s Drone Empire and the Windfall of Opportunities for Entrepreneurs There
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Playroom Theater, 151 West 46th Street, NY, NY 10036

JOIN US for this special Info Session and mini-Think Tank as our special guest, Jon Parry, Director of GENUIS NY, as he presents an...

16
March
China’s Dream Team
The China Tech Revolution and Why It Matters
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Interpublic Group, 909 Third Avenue, 26th Floor, New York, NY

What does China's growing tech dominance mean for the rest of the world? Join us for end-of-week cocktails and compelling conversation examining this topic...

26
March
Kenneth C. Knowlton at Bell Labs (larger)
An Evening of Computer Films with Ken Knowlton: Thinking Machines in the Computer Age (1959–1989)
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53 Street, New York, NY 10019 Please enter at 18 West 54 Street, Floor T2, Theater 2

Spring is right around the corner and we're gearing up to relaunch our Tech Tours programming where we visit locations and experiences that offer...

28
March
Family Playing Board Game
Playing IMPACT: a Board Game about Adapting to Accelerating Technological Changes and Forecasting the Future
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Shown only to ticket holders

JOIN US for a fun and enlightening evening of connecting with other cool people while playing the new, innovative board game IMPACT -- a...

03
May
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FORUM LIVE CHAT: Holding Biased Algorithms Accountable to the Citizens They Should Be Serving
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Tech 2025 Forum

Join us for the launch of the Tech 2025 Live Chat series (in our brand new Think Tank Forum!) as we tackle a topic...