The Singularity Summit

The Singularity Institute, founded in 2006 by Ray Kurzweil and Peter Thiel, hosts the Singularity Summit 2010, a “rare gathering of thinkers to explore the rising impact of science and technology on society,” in the words of the event website. “The summit has been organized to further the understanding of a controversial idea – the Singularity scenario. We invite scientists, futurists, and everyone interested in the future of the human species to attend.” Information and registration here.