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Friday, March 13


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Book Signing: Noah Fleming ACC Ballroom G FoyerNoah Fleming Get Big Things Done with Connectional Intelligence ACC Ballroom GErica Dhawan Challenges of Free-to-Play: No Money, No Problem Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 4Cory Butler • Gary Gattis • Matthew Hemby • Jeff Petry Hackaday Meet Up Long Center West Pincer TerraceSophi Kravitz • Mike Szczys Life in the OASIS: Emulating the 1980s in-Browser Long Center AT&T Education RoomErnest Cline • Jason Scott Problem Solvers: Compensating College Athletes for Their Likeness Four Seasons San JacintoEmmanuel Acho • Gary Gertzog • Brad Wolverton The Business of Preparing Potential NFL Draftees Four Seasons Ballroom ABBruce Feldman • CJ Laboy • Andy Staples • Jason Verrett • Mark Verstegen • Aaron Williams The In-Stadium Fan Experience in MLS Four Seasons Ballroom CDMax Bretos • Adrian Hanauer • Robb Heineman • Merritt Paulson Big Data and AI Need Each Other And You Need Both ACL Live at the Moody Theater ACL LiveGanesh Bell • Amir Husain • Maher Masri • Manoj Saxena • Michael Stewart Designing for Trust JW Marriott Salon DMichael Boeke Digital Diversity: How Culture Impacts Digital Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 2Virginia Lennon • Christian Martinez How to Own The Conversation: Launching the MKC Palm Door on Sixth Main StageAshley Davidson • Adam Flanagan • Robert Pietsch • Chad Rumminger • Sarah Shanfield • Scott Steiner Neuroplasticity and Tech: Why Brands Have to Change Hyatt Regency Austin Hill Country ABCDDan Machen • Felix Morgan Next Nature: How Technology Becomes Nature JW Marriott Salon 3Koert van Mensvoort Pocket Full of Dynamite: Making the Mobile Web 3D Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 3Hai Nguyen • Shana Opperman ReleaseIt at SXSW: Round 1 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BSusan Amat • Trey Bowles • Evan Burfield • Shauna Causey • Marc Nager Revamping Photoshop for Screen Design JW Marriott Salon EZorana Gee Simple Ways to Massively Increase Your Content Radisson Town Lake Riverside BallroomKaila Garrison • Lyndsay Iorio Signor SXSW Global Connections Kickoff Hilton Austin Downtown Salon H SXSW Home Room ACC Room 9ABCKelly Krause • Monica Sack Synthetic Biology: Learn, Do, and Dream JW Marriott Salon 2Rob Carlson • Connor Dickie • Joi Ito • Orkan Telhan The Climate Crisis: Challenge & Opportunity ACC Exhibit Hall 5Al Gore Turbocharging Social Activism with Data Standards ACC Room 10ABTim Anderegg • Gayatri Bhalla • Josh Cohen • Jason Rosenbaum Under the Hood at Capital One Labs: Our Tech Stack and Tools Capital One 6th & Congress What Is A Brand Now Anyway? Sheraton Austin Capitol BallroomLaura Gordon • Vinoo Vijay • Russell Wager • James Ward What Marketers Can Learn From Political Campaigns Trinity Hall Trinity HallPeter Bouchard • Rich Mintz • Michelle Mullineaux • David Murphy Create Your Own KindSign to Inspire Your Community JW Marriott Room 307Edward Boatman Data Science Without Being a Data Scientist JW Marriott Salon HEtienne Bernard • Taliesin Beynon Designing Your Future with the Connected Car JW Marriott Room 310-311Cobie Everdell • Diny Huang How to Keep Ideas Alive After SXSW JW Marriott Room 301-302Christian Dodd • Nicholas Papagiannis Introduction to Programming Robots JW Marriott Room 306Micah Acinapura Psychological Architectures for Persuasive Tech JW Marriott Salon FBrian Cugelman PhD Fast Company Grill - Day One The Cedar Door MVPIndex SXsports Lounge- Day One Four Seasons Steam3 Create Exhibitor - Day One Long Center for the Performing Arts

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Book Signing: Elle Luna ACC Ballroom G FoyerElle Luna How to Build a Following Around Your Idea ACC Ballroom GDorie Clark Wakfu, Dofus and Krosmaster: 2015 Palmer Events Center Geek StageToni Darling • Eric Price • Hervé Sohm • Sabrina Waters Coaching Fast and Fearlessly Four Seasons Ballroom ABArt Briles • Kevin Kelley • George Schroeder Designing New IP for New Technologies Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 4Lorne Lanning Gaming Pioneers: Meet Intellivision Programmers Long Center KodoskyWilliam Fisher • Julie Hoshizaki • Keith Robinson • David Warhol How to Remain Relevant in Today’s Digital Age ACC Ballroom DCharles Barkley • Richard Deitsch Lovejams, Art Games, and Game Innovation at USC Long Center AT&T Education RoomTracy Fullerton Sport for Development: Affecting Societal Change Four Seasons Ballroom CDJoey Cheek • Matt Geschke • Dave Mingey • Paul Teeple The Changing Face of Action Sports Media Four Seasons San JacintoAngel Collinson • Tana Hoffman • Todd Jones • Keith Sharman Wearables Meet Up Long Center West Pincer TerracePeter Li #nofilter: Pros and Cons of Constant Connection JW Marriott Salon 8Krystine Batcho • AJ Scherbring • Jenny Stoltenow • Paul Tyma Austin: The New Gateway for International Startups Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HThomas Bebis • Jean Belanger • George Koutitas • Dr. Ann-Christine Langselius • Eleftherios Ntouanoglou Beacons, mPay and The Great Shopper Reboot Sheraton Austin Capitol BallroomSean Bartlett • Ryan Bonifacino • Daniel Gutwein • Laura Davis Taylor Building an Army of Brand Advocates Hyatt Regency Austin Hill Country ABCDLuanne Calvert • Amanda Levy • Abby Lunardini • Terry Macko Content Is Content: TV, Social and Everything Else Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 1Lila King • Gavin Purcell • Tim Shey Cross-Channel Data Driven Marketing With TV Radisson Town Lake Riverside BallroomMolly Parr CSS as a Service: Maintaining Style JW Marriott Salon BShay Howe Customizable Interactive SVG Graphics for the Web JW Marriott Salon DDevina Coutinho • Priyanka Herur Do You Know the ROI of WOM? Do You Want To? Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 2Greg Pharo • Beth Rockwood • Peter Storck • Edward Wild Empowering Cities with Big Data Analytics JW Marriott Room 211-212Charlie Catlett • Marta Gonzales • John Tolva • Roy Truitt En Vogue: Blurring the Line Between Brands and Tech JW Marriott Room 205Jennifer Darmour Global Digital Trends for The Luxury Consumer Palm Door on Sixth Main StageKeenan Ellsberry • Mark Evans • Chris Milk • Paul Miser How Big Data Helps Convert Fans into Customers ACL Live at the Moody Theater ACL LiveNick Goggans • Rob Laycock • Anthony Piedmonte • Peter Scott How Is Big Pharma Interacting with Tech Startups? JW Marriott Room 203-204Jennifer Lannon • Meghan Lopresto • Mike Marett • Shweta Singh • Phyllis Whiteley How to Disrupt Wall St: The Flash Boys Blueprint JW Marriott Salon 5-6Brad Katsuyama How to Rock SXSW in 4 Hours ACC Exhibit Hall 5Tim Ferriss Lights, Camera, Action: MAKER LABS Live in Austin JW Marriott Salon 2David Alpert • Robert Kirkman • Erin McPherson • Mike Shields Move Fast, Government, or Get Out of the Way ACC Ballroom APenny Pritzker • Jon Steinberg Moving from Graphic Design to 3D Object Design JW Marriott Salon EPaul Trani Network All the Things: What About Infrastructure? JW Marriott Room 208Dave Friedman • Mike Krell • Menko de Roos • Ron Sege New Media Ethics: Journalism in the Age of GIFs Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 2-3Susie Banikarim • Jessica Bennett • Justin Ellis • Jane Spencer New Social Networks Are Changing Entire Industries JW Marriott Salon 7Carmel DeAmicis • Nate Gross • Jay Hallberg • Manish Kothari ReleaseIt at SXSW Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BSusan Amat • Trey Bowles • Evan Burfield • Shauna Causey • Marc Nager The Art and Science of Shareability Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 4-7Dao Nguyen The Bombastic Brilliance of Black Twitter II ACC Room 6ABMeredith Clark • Kimberly "Dr Goddess" Ellis The Emperor’s New Wearables JW Marriott Room 206Travis Bogard • Ken Hertz • Brandon Little • Sandra Lopez The Internet: F@#% Free Speech, F@#% Fair Use JW Marriott Room 404Sarah Feingold • David Wong The Myth of Reducing Friction in Your Product JW Marriott Salon ASushmita Subramanian The Secret History of Hypertext JW Marriott Salon 3Alex Wright Using Data to Create Rich User Experiences Trinity Hall Trinity HallMike Baker • Subu Desaraju • Scott Lange • Andrew Martin When a Moment Becomes a Movement ACC Room 5ABCCammie Croft • Steven Hawkins Why Is My Company More Transparent Than My Family? JW Marriott Salon 4Darren Reid You Are Not A Product: The Ello Revolution Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 3Paul Budnitz Your Laws, Your Data: Making Government More Open ACC Room 10ABMolly Bohmer • Daniel Schuman • Molly Schwartz • Rebecca Williams Helping Hands in the Global Village Long Center West Pincer LoungeTroy Farnsworth CP, FAAOP • Troy Farnsworth • Jonathan Schull Perales-Esposito Roundtable Capital Factory Havas Recharge Easy Tiger

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Ain't It Cool with Harry Knowles Session ACC Room 17BElizabeth Buckley • Jaime Gallagher • Brett Hart • Harry Knowles An Insider's Guide to SXSW Film ACC Room 16ABMeredith Borders • Erik Davis • Grae Drake • Jen Yamato Gameday 2025: What's In Your Living Room? Four Seasons San JacintoJeff Beckham • Spencer Hall • Mark Kramer • William Mao Millennials and Sports: Reaching Next Gen Fans Four Seasons Ballroom ABPeter Kafka • Pat McAfee • Patrick McAfee • Perkins Miller • Eric Weinberger The Basketball Tournament: A New Model for Sports? Four Seasons Ballroom CDLuke Bonner • Gabe Feldman • Daniel Friel • Kirk Goldsberry An Experiential Campaign for The Modern World Palm Door on Sixth Main StageJuliette Ferrara • Monique Frumberg • Scott Hanson • Benjamin Milligan • Dave Rivers • David Rivers Capital Factory A-List Pitch Hilton Austin Downtown Salon GJonathan Coon • Penny Pritzker • John Thornton Content Marketing vs Don Draper: The End Of Ads Sheraton Austin Capitol BallroomLinda Boff • Maya Kosovalic • Stephanie Losee • Jamie Reilly Curious Bridges: How Designers Grow the Future ACC Exhibit Hall 5Paola Antonelli Customer Journeys: Mapping out Customer Interactions @ Capital One to improving the servicing experience Capital One 6th & Congress Failure as a Creative Catalyst JW Marriott Salon EErik Natzke How to Prepare for The Tidal Wave of Big Data Jobs ACL Live at the Moody Theater ACL LiveAmen Mashariki • David Mathison • Sree Sreenivasan • Tracey Wallace McDonald’s Pitch Session: Restaurant Experience Hilton Austin Downtown Salon D Social Health Startup Bootcamp: Investing in Health Hilton Austin Downtown Salon AShwen Gwee • Polina Hanin Venture Investing in Universities Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BDonald Fischer • Gregory Ho • Sean Mackay • Erika Smith Visual Storytelling: The Power of Design + Data Trinity Hall Trinity HallMichele Silvestri Mapbox Searsucker The Wellness Oasis (Classpass Launch Party) KOR180

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Trusted Filters and the Rise of Data Loyalty ACC Ballroom CJason CranfordTeague Virtual Function, Physical Interface ACC Ballroom BPatrick Mankins Book Signing: James Stewart ACC Ballroom G FoyerJames Stewart How to Turn Rejection Into Opportunities ACC Ballroom GJia Jiang Fast & Furious: Bringing the Legacy to Mobile Palmer Events Center Geek StagePablo Greenham • Bill Kim • Calvin Lim • Steve Martin • Jose Sanchez A Conversation with Ryan Gosling and Guillermo Del Toro ACC Vimeo TheaterRyan Gosling • Guillermo Del Toro Defining the Next Generation Retail Experience ACC Ballroom DJulie Bornstein • Jennifer Hyman • Katrina Lake Design Perspectives on Meaningful Choice Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 4George Royer • Shawn Sprockett • Rachel Weil • Davey Wreden DIY Housing Meet Up Long Center West Pincer TerraceLuke Iseman Egg Hunt: The History of Easter Eggs in Games Long Center KodoskyJuuso Myllyrinne • Matias Myllyrinne Filmmaking Cues from Top Sports Cinematographers Four Seasons San JacintoSkip Clark • Al Francesco • Brian Schulz • John Tipton Making to Manufacturing Long Center West Pincer LoungeMarc Boudria • Rob Faludi • Peter Li • Nathan Siedle • Peter Vancorenland Storytelling Superheroes ACC Room 18ABCDAlison Bechdel • Maria Hinojosa • Joshua Oppenheimer The Athlete Slash Entrepreneur Four Seasons Ballroom ABIsrael Idonije • Mike Kafka • Linda Lacina The Evolution of Audio in the 21st Century Four Seasons Ballroom CDBonnie Bernstein • Colin Cowherd • Traug Keller • Stephen A Smith USA/Europe Co-Production and Funding Opportunities ACC Room 17BTruls Kontny • Ingrid Rudefors • Mikael Svensson Women in Gaming: Navigating Successful Careers Long Center AT&T Education RoomSusan Bollinger • Alison Carrier • Maitland Lederer • Lorraine Zawada Administrative Professionals Meet Up JW Marriott Room 509Danielle Zamora And While We Are Asking, Is Media Dead Too? Sheraton Austin Capitol BallroomBob Garfield • Meredith Kopit Levien • Eamonn Store Artist Meets Hacker: How Tech is Changing the Arts JW Marriott Salon 3Devon Smith Barracuda Bowl: Digital Health Startup Pitch Hilton Austin Downtown Salon AAlaina Adams • Ambar Bhattacharyya • Lynda Brown-Ganzert • Juan Pablo Segura Battle Cry of the Sensible Startup Hilton Austin Downtown Salon EScott Abel • Lara Aldag • Jeff Tangney • Jason Yeung Behind the Social at PBS' Largest Content Provider JW Marriott Salon 7Hannah Auerbach • Molly Jacobs • Tory Starr • Olivia Wong Bioart: Melding Biotech and Art JW Marriott Salon 2Heather Dewey-Hagborg • Daniel Grushkin • Karen Ingram • Wythe Marschall Brand and Deliver: Creating Custom Branded Content Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 4-7Spencer Griffin • Luke Simmons Brands as the New Medicis in Art's Digital Age JW Marriott Room 402-403Don Meek • Amos Pizzey • Emma Trant Capital Factory Fast Pitch Hilton Austin Downtown Salon GJD Weinstein Commercial Threats to Freedom of Speech Online ACC Room 10ABAmy Austin • Paul Alan Levy • Evan Mascagni • Laura Prather Decoding Gender Diversity in Tech JW Marriott Salon 1Carolina Huaranca • Savannah Peterson • Alexa Scordato • Darrell Silver Experiments in Action: TEDx Meet Up JW Marriott Room 504Nancy Giordano • Mike Lundgren Exploring the Future of Sustainable Fashion JW Marriott Room 205Kristy Caylor • Karla Gallardo • Rati Sahi Levesque • Lauren Sherman F1 Data Analysis Shifts Gears to Healthcare JW Marriott Room 203-204Julian Jenkins • Geoff McGrath • Dan Rutstein Fear, Shame, Empathy & More Ways to Change Behavior ACC Exhibit Hall 5Daniel Pink Female Entrepreneurs Meet Up JW Marriott Room 501Jennifer Davis Fighting Ebola With Technology, Data and Innovation JW Marriott Room 201-202Ann Mei Chang • Wendy Taylor • Steven VanRoekel Food and Tech Meet Up JW Marriott Room 508Sharon Mays Gamifiying Peace: New Solutions in an Old Conflict ACC Room 5ABCNavit Keren Go big, and build stuff that matters Capital One 6th & Congress Going Wearable, Are you ready? Radisson Town Lake Riverside BallroomAngela Caicedo Groupe SOS: The Billion Dollar Social Enterprise Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HPenelope Douglas • Nicolas Hazard • Brian Walsh How Beautiful Tools Make Sense of Complex Data ACL Live at the Moody Theater ACL LiveFrancois Xavier Fringant • Gloria Lau • Naomi Robbins • Kevin Safford How Latina Moms Are Raising NextGen Coders ACC Ballroom FSylvia Aguiñaga • Jessica Olivarez Mazone • Melanie Mendez-Gonzales How SciFi Drives Marketing In the Exponential Age Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 2Will Kassoy • Marco Mascorro • Kyle Nel • Ari Popper How to Be a More Inefficient Designer JW Marriott Salon EMarke Johnson • Nathan Johnson How to Maximize the Google Grant ACC Room 6ABDave Martin Jedi Mind Tricks for Entrepreneurs ACC Ballroom ANicole Glaros Launched From a Dorm Room Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BJessica Cole • Alena Gribskov • David Luan • Victor Wong Making the Internet of Things A Reality JW Marriott Room 208Glen Burchers • John Dixon • Steven Nelson • Steve Schwinke Mastering Adaptive Marketing in a Real-Time World Hyatt Regency Austin Hill Country ABCDSeraj Bharwani • Billie Goldman • Chris Perry • Matt Soldan McDonald’s Pitch Session: Content Creation Hilton Austin Downtown Salon D Meet the Mentors at SXSW: Creating Your Career ACC Ballroom EPaul Brunson • Jeff Clanagan • Ella Rucker • Michael Street • April Walker Mentor Session: Akil Franklin Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIAkil Franklin Mentor Session: Benn Rosales Courtyard Marriott Brazos IBenn Rosales Mentor Session: Catherine Havasi Courtyard Marriott Brazos ICatherine Havasi Mentor Session: Cesar Vazquez Courtyard Marriott Brazos IICesar Vazquez Mentor Session: Dan McKernan Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIDan McKernan Mentor Session: Joe Saunders Courtyard Marriott Brazos IJoe Saunders Mentor Session: Lani Rosales Courtyard Marriott Brazos IILani Rosales Mentor Session: Nicole Forbes Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIINicole Forbes Mentor Session: Rick Yang Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIRick Yang Mosh Pit of Experts 2015: The Future of Social JW Marriott Room 404Sam Decker • Sean McDonald No, I will (Probably) Not Redesign Your Website JW Marriott Salon DJon Setzen Open Doors, Close Deals with A Crystal Clear Pitch Hilton Austin Downtown Salon JSam Horn Protecting Great Ideas Without Stifling Innovation Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 2-3Tom Erickson • Michael McGurk • Ravi Viswanathan • C.A. Webb Publishing Innovation: Next Century Reading ACC Room 12ABAshleigh Gardner • Jason Hovey Ready to Wear? Body Informed 3D Printed Fashion JW Marriott Room 206Pauline van Dongen Sails.js: Rags to...Open Source JW Marriott Salon BMike McNeil Security of Things: Who Will Save Us? JW Marriott Salon 4Nicholas Percoco Sex, Lies, and the Internet JW Marriott Salon 8Katherine Cross • Allyson Kapin • Emily May • Rinku Sen Snackability Effect: A New Norm for Brand Content Palm Door on Sixth Main StageGregory Clayman • Ashley Davidson • Jeff Hurlow • Paul Miser • Eliot Rausch • Danielle Strle Technology in Higher Ed Meet Up JW Marriott Room 502-503Cynde Fleagle • Kevin Morooney The Human Brain vs Innovation Overload JW Marriott Room 211-212Laura McDaniel • Jay Wilson The Societal Cost of Unrealized Human Potential JW Marriott Room 408-409Vivienne Ming The South and Midwest Matter More Than NY and SF? Hilton Austin Downtown Room 412Melody McCloskey • Ligaya Tichy The Startup Dating Game Hilton Austin Downtown Salon KDr. Nazim Cetin • Lori Cheek • Sebastian Doerfel • Tobias Schiwek • Nikolas Schriefer • Parker Thompson Turning Customers into Hackers Through Technology Trinity Hall Trinity HallSefi Grossman • Sarah Schultz • Aaron Smith • Are Traasdahl • Ritu Trivedi UX and The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle JW Marriott Salon AJeff Alpen • Laura Blanchard What Tech Startups Should Be Doing Next JW Marriott Salon 5-6Jessica Lawrence Who's Driving the Extinction of Pro Photographers? Hyatt Regency Austin Big BendKelly McBride • Sara Quinn Women in Tech Can’t Be Our Next Endangered Species JW Marriott Room 407Anu Tewary World Leaders on Twitter: What They Can Teach Us Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 1Alexandra Ekkelenkamp • Matthias Lüfkens • Aurelie Valtat Applied Improv: Change The Way You Look at Work JW Marriott Salon FMichael Jastroch • Rachel Madorsky • Pierce Purselley How to Take A Big Trip: Plan Your Own Gap Year JW Marriott Room 301-302Kristin Zibell Modern Web Accessibility Workshop JW Marriott Salon HPatrick Fox Reinventing Government R&D to Save Lives JW Marriott Salon GDr. Reginald Brothers • Dr Robert Griffin Take A Shot: Injecting Tech into Your NPO Mission JW Marriott Room 303-304Aaron Bramley • Martin Dugas The Results Curve: Focus, Collaborate, Play! JW Marriott Room 310-311Pierre Khawand Why Should I Wear This? JW Marriott Room 307Elizabeth Glenewinkel • Mario Ruiz

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The Contagion Cookbook ACC Ballroom CMarcus Collins The State of the Maker Movement In Brazil ACC Ballroom BManoel Lemos Book Signing: David Heymann ACC Ballroom G FoyerDavid Heymann Everything You Ever Wanted ACC Ballroom GJillian Lauren Graham Wilkinson 305 S Congress AveGraham Wilkinson Back to the Future of Media ACC Ballroom DBen Lerer Better Living Through Minecraft Long Center AT&T Education RoomMichael Langlois Can Sports Help End a Culture of Violence? Four Seasons Ballroom CDBen Casselman • Katie Hnida • Donald McPherson • Jane Randel Does Playing Sports Equal Brain Damage? Four Seasons Ballroom ABJoanne Gerstner • Jeffrey Kutcher • Ben Utecht Internet of Things Meet Up Long Center West Pincer TerraceBen Edwards • Dan Lieberman • Andrew Mager Live Podcast: The Solid Verbal Four Seasons San JacintoTy Hildenbrandt • Dan Rubenstein Our Shipping Container Home: DIY Off Grid Urbanism Long Center West Pincer LoungeLuke Iseman • Heather Stewart Streams, Shuffles and Statutes: Congress and Music ACC Room 18ABCDGreg Barnes • Jason Chaffetz • Elizabeth Frazee • Katie Peters Suspension of Disbelief in Virtual Reality Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 4Paul Bettner • Jan Goetgeluk • Dan Hurd • Jason Jerald • Amir Rubin The Road to Character ACC Ballroom ADavid Brooks Using Games to Redefine the Learning Experience Long Center KodoskyDevin Young • Shawn Young #FeelingBeautiful: Social Media and Women's Egos JW Marriott Salon 8Amanda de Cadenet • Gabi Gregg • Angela Matusik • Katherine Schwarzenegger 2 Girls Are Crying and I'm Not: Improv in Any Career JW Marriott Room 407Dan Killian A Million Medicis: Funding the Content Revolution Hyatt Regency Austin Big BendDavid Dylan Thomas Art and Experience: A Future for Creativity JW Marriott Salon 2Laura Bernstein • Lori Kozlowski • Todd Lefelt • Maritza Yoes Audio Drama in the 21st Century ACC Room 12ABChris Cox • Buzz Moran • Jason Neulander • Kc Wayland Bladerunner: South Africa's Trial by Social Media Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 1Chris Roper • Emma Sadleir • Amanda Sevasti • Amanda Whitehouse Brands: Connective Tissue Between People and Tech Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 3James Kirkham • Nick Parrish Building Community with the Open Lab Blueprint JW Marriott Room 402-403Ellen Jorgensen • Ashley Quinn Building Gender-Balanced Startups Hilton Austin Downtown Salon EStewart Alsop • Vanessa Camones • Julie Ann Horvath • Colleen Taylor Can Photojournalism Survive the Smartphone Era? Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 2-3Gary Hershorn • Kenneth Jarecke • Benjamin Lowy • William Philpott • Scout Tufankjian Creating Local News in a Connected World Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 4-7Jim Brady Digital Disruption: Do or Die Trinity Hall Trinity HallDon Abraham • Eric Pfeifer • Kurt Unkel • Tony Vecchiato Don't Hire Robots: The Human Touch in Social Media JW Marriott Room 404Jeanette Gibson Education, Impact Investing and US Foreign Policy ACC Room 6ABKrishanti Vignarajah End to Brogramming? How Women are Shaping Tech JW Marriott Salon 1Nellie Bowles • Leah Chernikoff • Danika Laszuk • Danae Ringelmann • Nicole Sanchez Evolving From Founder to Great CEO Hilton Austin Downtown Salon JJoel Trammell Finding Vegan Meet Up and Party! JW Marriott Room 508Kathy Patalsky Getting Old: A Job for the Young JW Marriott Room 408-409José Colucci Global Rise of Fashion Technology JW Marriott Room 205Marc Cameron • Martin McNulty • Kate Unsworth Global Water Crisis: Solvable ACC Room 5ABCGuga Ketzer • Jon Rose Happy Startup Endings: Acquisitions – Partnerships Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ABill Besselman • Alanna Cotton • Nirav Sheth • Robin Thurston How Kids Changed the Way We Design for Adults JW Marriott Salon DKerry Bodine • Lisa Lindström How the Google App Finds Answers Before You Search JW Marriott Room 208Aparna Chennapragada • Danny Sullivan Increasing the Diversity of Tech Startup Founders ACC Ballroom EKathy Burrell • Darnell Kemp • Natalia Oberti Noguera • Keith White McDonald’s Pitch Session: Transportation and Delivery Hilton Austin Downtown Salon D Mentor Session: Darlene Fiske Courtyard Marriott Brazos IDarlene Fiske Mentor Session: Frank Donner Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIFrank Donner Mentor Session: Jennifer Perkins Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIJennifer Perkins Mentor Session: Joseph Kozusko Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIJoseph Kozusko Mentor Session: Lucia Athens Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIILucia Athens Mentor Session: Neal Nellans Courtyard Marriott Brazos IINeal Nellans Mentor Session: Nicholas Kim Courtyard Marriott Brazos INicholas Kim Mentor Session: Rachel Reinitz Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIRachel Reinitz Mentor Session: Stephen Land Courtyard Marriott Brazos IStephen Land Natural User Interface Design for Engaging Art and Performance JW Marriott Salon 3Joao Beira • Jerome Morrison • Matthew Mosher Paid Editing of Wikipedia: Getting Past 'Gotcha' Hyatt Regency Austin Hill Country ABCDWilliam Beutler • Sam Ford • Phil Gomes • Andrew Lih Perks of Being a SXSW Newbie JW Marriott Salon 4Sweet John Muehlbauer Radical Healthcare: What Do Consumers Want? JW Marriott Room 203-204Jennifer Chung • Alejandro Foung • Jason Oberfest • Vinnie Ramesh Social Stars to Super Stars: Latinos on the Rise ACC Ballroom FDaniel Aguilar • Drew Baldwin • Doug Greiff • Maiah Ocando • Cris Ordaz Speed Networking: LGBT Meet Up JW Marriott Room 502-503Joseph Kapp Step Up Your Game: How to Win the M-Commerce Race JW Marriott Room 206Blair Ethington • Mandi Meng Storytelling For Dummies: Create a Lasting Brand Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 2Johnny Brackett • John Kilcullen • Lauren Sherman SXSW Gaming Happy Hour presented by King.com Palmer Events Center Exhibit Hall 1 The Art of Social Media JW Marriott Salon 5-6Peg Fitzpatrick • Guy Kawasaki The Meet Up Organizer's Meet Up JW Marriott Room 504Tony Mai The Mosaic Mindset: Building Luxury Brands Palm Door on Sixth Main StageJon Pearce The Personal Side of Robots ACC Exhibit Hall 5Cynthia Breazeal The Power of Invention: Hiring, Firing and Wiring Hilton Austin Downtown Room 412Winston Binch • Pete Favat The Real Risks of 'Keepin' It Real' JW Marriott Salon 7Denise Cheng • Jenn Louie • Matt Stempeck TheDJBrain: Learn from the Happiest Profession JW Marriott Room 211-212Daniel Margulies • Wilfried Runde Turkey: Innovation in Global Communities Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HCeren Aslan • Bestem Buyum • Ms Seda Olmez Cakar • Canan Cakmakci Understanding Ember.js JW Marriott Salon BLuke Melia Unicorn #2: How Entrepreneurs Choose the Next Idea Hilton Austin Downtown Salon GVinay Bhagat • Jason Cohen • Dean Drako • Bob Fabbio Well-Designed: Creating Empathy-Driven Products JW Marriott Salon AJon Kolko When Quickies Aren’t Satisfying: Loyalty on Social Radisson Town Lake Riverside BallroomErika Brookes • Rebecca Harris • Michelle Lapierre • Holly Spaeth Whittle the Idea: A Creative Meet Up JW Marriott Room 501Aaron Wells Working Moms Meet Up JW Marriott Room 509Terri Koen Yale Student Startup Pitch-Off Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BJames Boyle • Jim Boyle • David Mount • Katie Rae • Michael Seibel Internet Of Things Meetup City Terrace at the Long Center for the Performing Arts .CO-er Happy Hour The Backspace Creative Cities Alliance (The Oslo Lounge) Upstairs on Trinity Decoded Fashion Kickoff Mixer JW Marriott Room 213 SXSW Film Happy Hour Hosted by the Montana & Wyoming Film Commissions Stephen F's Bar Wearable Tech Happy Hour Owen's Garage Frank And Oak Urbanspace Interiors Luxury Lounge The Whitley Lounge The Oslo Lounge Creative Cities Alliance Upstairs on Trinity Upload/Download Party The Majestic Best Of Austin - Day One Lucky Lounge

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