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Saturday, March 14
 

9:30am

11:00am

Startupland ACC Ballroom GMikkel Svane Augmented Reality and Commerce Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HRoman Hasenbeck • Herman Lam Build It and They Will Come: Startup Funding Myths Hilton Austin Downtown Salon AAj Bruno • Erica Duignan Minnihan Conflict in the Startup Marriage Hilton Austin Downtown Austin Chamber OfficesGeorge Diab • Thomas Knoll Harvard Business Review On: How to Hire Superstars Hilton Austin Downtown Salon EKatherine Bell • Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic • Patty McCord • Craig Walker Impact: Taking My Chance to Lead ACC Ballroom AAri Horie Mentor Session: Dale Larson Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIDale Larson Mentor Session: Ryan Feit Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIRyan Feit Pardon the Disruption: Steve Case on Entrepreneurs ACC Exhibit Hall 5Steve Case • Catherine Rampell Patagonia: Why Business Is Good for the Planet Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DJoel Makower • Rose Marcario Protect Your Startup: IP Law Basics Hilton Austin Downtown Room 400-402Michael Dubner • Terrell Miller • Toby Thomas Science Project: Venture Ready Outside the Valley Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BWesley Huffstutter • Lora Kerr • Michael Psarouthakis Startup Immigration: A Look Back, the Road Ahead Hilton Austin Downtown Salon KDave McClure • Craig Montuori • Christopher Nicholson • Tahmina Watson Survive the Techstorm: Strategy Under Uncertainty Hilton Austin Downtown Room 412Nicklas Bergman SXSW Accelerator: Enterprise and Smart Data Tech 1 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon FDavid Aronoff • Christopher Dannen • Dayna Grayson • Fran Hauser • Mohanjit Jolly SXSW Accelerator: Social Technologies 1 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon GThomas Ball • Andrew McLaughlin • Maria Thomas SXSW Accelerator: Wearable Technologies 1 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon JAdam D\'Augelli • Don Dodge • Leah Hunter • Nadeem Kassam • Sonny Vu • Michael Yang

11:30am

12:30pm

Are Global Markets Finally Worth the Hassle? Hilton Austin Downtown Salon KBryan Breckenridge • Jake Colvin • Althea Erickson • Lindsey Grossman • Kavita Shukla Biz Stone on Creativity and Redefining Success ACC Exhibit Hall 5Noah Robischon • Biz Stone Cars: Back to the Future Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HFrank Breust • Vicente Fox Fundraising Strategically for Long-Term Success Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ABill Clark • Elliot Menschik • Bharani Rajakumar • Danielle Weinblatt Get a Seat in the C-Suite: Fostering Women Leaders Hilton Austin Downtown Austin Chamber OfficesVirginia Miracle • Jan Ryan Mentor Session: Hayes Davis Courtyard Marriott Brazos IHayes Davis Mentor Session: Jason Webb Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIJason Webb Protect Your Startup: Avoiding Costly Disputes Hilton Austin Downtown Room 400-402Megan Batchelor • Allen Burt • Tommy Haskins • Leslie Robnett Public Partnerships and Private Parts Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DJenna Arnold • Anjali Kumar Pulling the Plug on Your Moneymaker: Bet Big Hilton Austin Downtown Room 412Teddy Cha • Andrew Chen SXSW Accelerator: Enterprise and Smart Data Tech 2 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon FDavid Aronoff • Christopher Dannen • Dayna Grayson • Fran Hauser • Mohanjit Jolly SXSW Accelerator: Social Technologies 2 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon GThomas Ball • Andrew McLaughlin • Maria Thomas SXSW Accelerator: Wearable Technologies 2 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon JAdam D\'Augelli • Don Dodge • Leah Hunter • Nadeem Kassam • Sonny Vu • Michael Yang The Cult of Technical Founders and Its Discontents Hilton Austin Downtown Salon EAlexandra Cavoulacos • Kathryn Finney • Julie Fredrickson • Mattan Griffel The Future of Human-Computer Interaction Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BRamses Eduardo Alcaide • Dr. Tawanna Dillahunt • Roger Ehrenberg • Nancy Benovich Gilby

3:30pm

Zero to One: How to Build the Future ACC Ballroom GBlake Masters Building A Startup Ecosystem from Zero Hilton Austin Downtown Salon KDevin Baptiste • Samantha Snabes • Sebastian Vidal Design Thinking for Your Healthcare Startup Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BLina Colucci • Priya Garg • Kirsten Nelson Discover University of Texas System Future Finders Ashbel Smith Hall Exterior CourtyardLaurence Cooper • Thomas Geisbert How Auto Technology Is Moving at A Furious Pace Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HGuillermo Lagos • Hironori Miyauchi • Robin Reyes • Gerardo Sordo JOurneY: A Method for Meaning Creation Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DBijoy Goswami • Danny Gutknecht LA and The Innovation Economy ACC Ballroom ASophia Amoruso • Troy Carter • Eric Garcetti Make Money. Make Impact. Period. Hilton Austin Downtown Room 412Taylor Conroy Mentor Session: Julie Ewald Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIJulie Ewald Mentor Session: Tim Varner Courtyard Marriott Brazos IITim Varner Startup Success in Brazil With A Foreign Accent Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ADouglas Almeida • Gustavo Caetano • Felipe Matos • Elton Miranda • Felipe Venetiglio SXSW Accelerator: Digital Health and Life Science 1 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon JMilena Adamian • Stacy Feld • Nina Kjellson • Laurie Segall SXSW Accelerator: Entertainment and Content Tech 1 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon GCharles Hudson • Hany Nada • Mahmud Rowghani • Mood Rowghani • Ralph Simon SXSW Accelerator: Innovative World Technologies 1 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon FRenata Akhunova • Sir Mix A Lot • Mia Saini Technology Meets Wallet: What's Taking So Long? Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ETony Gallippi • Olga Kharif • Ben Saren • James Wester What It Really Takes to Win in Business ACC Exhibit Hall 5Gary Vaynerchuk • Jack Welch • Suzy Welch Why Ireland Is Cranking Out Great Tech Companies Hilton Austin Downtown Room 400-402Simone Boswell • Mike Butcher • Patrick Leddy • Joe Mitchell • Brendan O\'Driscoll • Julie Sinnamon Young Millennials: Entrepreneurship for A New Era Hilton Austin Downtown Austin Chamber OfficesNick Arnett • Patrick Stoddart

5:00pm

Democratizing Entrepreneurial Opportunity Hilton Austin Downtown Room 412Torsten Kolind • Angeles Navarro Help! I Have Customers in Europe! What Do I Do? Hilton Austin Downtown Room 400-402Gemma Deveney • Mohanjit Jolly • Adrian McDermott • Gina O Reilly International Investments: Trends and Opportunities in Brazil Hilton Austin Downtown Salon AMariana Donagelo • Humberto Matsuda • Santiago Subotovsky • Allen Taylor • Bedy Yang Made in Budapest: Half the Cost and A Day Ahead Hilton Austin Downtown Salon KHenry Copeland • Gyula Fehér • Peter Halacsy • Veronika Pistyur Mentor Session: Sarah Ellison Lewis Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIISarah Ellison Lewis Mentor Session: Tristan Barnum Courtyard Marriott Brazos ITristan Barnum MIT Hacking Medicine: Hack-in-A-Box Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BTatyana Dobreva • Tatyana Gubin • Christopher Lee • Shirlene Liew Narratives, Platforms and Movements Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DJohn Hagel Seemingly Seamless Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ETrip Adler • Aunkur Arya • Anthony Ha • Payal Kadakia SXSW Accelerator: Digital Health and Life Science 2 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon JMilena Adamian • Stacy Feld • Nina Kjellson • Laurie Segall SXSW Accelerator: Entertainment and Content Tech 2 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon GCharles Hudson • Hany Nada • Mahmud Rowghani • Mood Rowghani • Ralph Simon SXSW Accelerator: Innovative World Technologies 2 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon FRenata Akhunova • Sir Mix A Lot • Mia Saini The Ultimate Startup Pivot: A Pivot from No Idea! Hilton Austin Downtown Austin Chamber OfficesDavid Brown • David Cohen Transportation Technology Startup Discussion Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HMario Romero • Georg Schroth • Mai Takase • Jun Yamadera

5:30pm