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Sunday, March 15

9:30am CDT

11:00am CDT

Athletes and Musicians Direct-To-Consumer Media Four Seasons Ballroom CDJack Gilinsky • Jack Johnson • Oliver Luckett • Brodie Smith Confronting Injustice ACC Ballroom DBryan Stevenson Drones Take Flight: Are They Ready for Prime Time? Long Center West Pincer LoungeRandy Jay Braun • Niels Joubert • Mike Senese Sports Mega-Events: Do They Have a Future? Four Seasons San JacintoJules Boykoff • Ben Carrington • Piara Powar • Dave Zirin 3D Printing Becomes Additive Manufacturing Radisson Town Lake Riverside BallroomJoe Beaman • Scott Fish • David Leigh • Carolyn Seepersad Ayrton Senna's Lesson for International Startups Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DMichiel Frackers • Arthur van Hoff Can Fandoms Fix Tech's Gender Gap? ACC Room 6ABJessica McDonald Data Discrimination: Exploring Big Data and Bias JW Marriott Salon 7Mallory Duncan • Michael Farrell • Sascha Meinrath • Nicole Wong Designing Austin’s Economy - An Innovation Uproar? Hilton Austin Downtown Room 400-402Jim Butler • Thomas Osha • Michele Skelding • Whurley • William Whurley Give Me Your Data, but Stay Away From Mine! JW Marriott Room 404Damien Patton • Tim Sparapani Market to Win: Success The Era of Engagement Hyatt Regency Austin Hill Country ABCDSanjay Dholakia Raving Fans: How Social Impact Activates Customers Hilton Austin Downtown Room 412Zita Cassizi The Anatomy of Selfies That Sell Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 1Chris Haines • Pau Sabria The Eco-Friendliness of Solving Size and Fit JW Marriott Room 205Daniel Hellstrom • Klas Hjort • Rasmus Thofte The Future Of Native Advertising Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 2Mitch Brandow • Jill King • Nikhil Sethi • Brewster Stanislaw The Millennial Entrepreneurs Meet Up JW Marriott Room 509Natalie Moss The Next Wave: Mass Customization in Fashion JW Marriott Room 206Jodie Fox • Aubrie Pagano Virtualization and Gamification of Global Commerce Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HDavid Chung • Marcus Dantus • Guillermo Garza • Jim Hite • Andres Nieto • Quentin Paquelier Will Your Next Lawyer Be a Machine? JW Marriott Room 211-212Nicole Bradick • Noah Waisberg Data Visualization: Marketing Skill of the Future JW Marriott Room 310-311Ross Crooks • Jason Lankow Privacy-By-Design Bootcamp JW Marriott Room 306Elizabeth Canter • Meena Harris

11:30am CDT

12:30pm CDT

Why Patents Are Killing Innovation ACC Ballroom CNathan Siedle 19 Reinos - A Game of Thrones Immersive Experience ACC Austin SuiteRobert Pratten • Miguel Salvat • Belén Santa-Olalla Build First, Fund Later Long Center KodoskyJJ Richards Activism At Its Best: Drive Supporters To Do More ACC Room 10ABHilary Gridley • Pulin Modi • Lori Painter • Sara Thomas ambient future JW Marriott Room 206Jesse Finkelstein • Scott Jones • Áslaug Magnúsdottír • Joe Zee Behind the Wireframe: UX Leadership Secrets JW Marriott Salon BAlissa Briggs • Raman Hansi • Steven Hillenius • PJ McCormick Bill Gurley and Malcolm Gladwell in Conversation ACC Exhibit Hall 5Malcolm Gladwell • Bill Gurley Company Culture Is the Only Competitive Advantage JW Marriott Room 407Joshua Levine • Lindsay Wolff Logsdon Connected Vehicles: Challenges and Possibilities Radisson Town Lake Riverside BallroomChandra Bhat • Robert Heath • Todd Humphreys • Michael Walton Creating Interactive Comic Books for Social Change JW Marriott Salon 2Ram Devineni • Ambarish Mitra • Vivek Tiwary Designing the Future of Transportation JW Marriott Salon 5-6 Discuss Design Without Losing Your Mind JW Marriott Salon CAdam Connor Disrupting the Venture Capital Landscape Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ETerry Chase Hazell • Joshua Henderson • Lorrie Keating-Heinemann • Ray Leach Elevated Creativity: Visually Exploring Culture Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 2Sinan Aral • Dan Buczaczer • Young Guru • Oscar McLennan From Mao to Now: China’s Great Brand Realignment Hilton Austin Downtown Salon JAaron Lau How Universities Can Create More Startups Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BMiriam Altman • Tlacael Esparza Let's Be Evil! Malevolent Marketing 101 Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 1Garrick Schmitt • Robbie Whiting Magical UX and the Internet of Things JW Marriott Salon DJosh Clark Smithsonian Sumatran Tigers Hyatt Regency Austin Hill Country ABCDPamela Baker-Masson • Zachary Carothers • John Gourley • Marina Zuber Sparking True Imagination in a Digital Environment JW Marriott Room 402-403Sarah McCormick The Innovation Revolution: Thinking Inside the Box Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DMark Randall The Urban Legend of Social Media Marketing JW Marriott Salon 4Jordan Kretchmer When Algorithms Attack JW Marriott Room 208Karrie Karahalios • Laura Moy • Christian Sandvig Winning Over China's Wired Women ACC Ballroom ETara Hirebet • Jonathan Koh • Evelina Lye • Padmini Pandya Your Health Startup Is Cute: Gotta Play at Scale JW Marriott Room 203-204Elliot Cohen • Ryan Panchadsaram • Corbin Petro • Andrew Rosenthal Youth Activism in a Post Snowden World JW Marriott Salon 7Zeynep Tufekci • Marco Werman

1:00pm CDT

1:15pm CDT

2:00pm CDT

3:30pm CDT

BedPost Confessions: True Tales of Sex and Tech ACC Next StageJulie Gillis • Mia Martina • Sadie Smythe DocLab Showcase: How to Play with VR, Physical Spaces and Ink ACC Austin SuiteAmy Rose • Caspar Sonnen Future of Games: Trends and Growth Opportunities Long Center AT&T Education RoomDrew Johnston • Matt Ployhar • Christian Svensson Gaming's Next Frontier: Between AAA and Indie Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 4Alexis Garavaryan • Jack Mathews • Kynan Pearson LaBeouf, Rönkkö & Turner in Conversation w/ Dazed's Tim Noakes ACC Room 18ABCDShia Labeouf • Tim Noakes • Nastja Säde Rönkkö • Luke Turner The Democratization of Sports Commentary Four Seasons Ballroom CDAndre Pacheco • Mary Pilon • Geoff Reiss • Ryan Spoon Are You Smarter Than Your Brain?: The Big Picture of Big Data ACC Room 12ABDavid Konschnik • Kal Penn • Lillian Pierson At a Glance: How Does Type Impact Your Daily Life? JW Marriott Salon DNadine Chahine • Bryan Reimer Authenticity Through the Eyes of Our Grandparents JW Marriott Room 402-403Soraya Darabi • Laura Sydell Cannabis: Past, Present and Exciting Future JW Marriott Room 203-204Kevin Chen • Joshua Eades • Constance Finley • Philippe Lucas Company Culture: Passing Fad or Generational Shift JW Marriott Room 408-409Greg Besner Culture Clash: When Marketing and Product Converge Hyatt Regency Austin Hill Country ABCDTyler Bahl • Ann Herrick • Nathan Martin • Nick Parish Data (in)Security: MIT Scientists Tackle Privacy JW Marriott Salon 8Sam Madden • Ronald Rivest • Danny Weitzner Data Ownership in an Under Compensated World JW Marriott Room 211-212Jeremiah Cohick Entrepreneurship vs MBA: Mutually Exclusive or Not Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BJeffrey Chemeres • Allen Lising • Erica Swallow • John Villwock GT2035: How Might US Intel Think About the Future? JW Marriott Room 210Suzanne Fry • Steve Weber How the Cool Kids Attract and Retain Talent JW Marriott Room 407Autumn Manning • Kenny Tomlin Incentivizing Early Funding With Angel Tax Credits Hilton Austin Downtown Room 412Barbara Boxer • Amy Millman Inside-Out: Where Corporations and Innovation Meet Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 2Karl Isaac • Michele McConomy • Michael Phillips • Diana Stepner Learning to Work in the Future JW Marriott Salon 5-6Alex Steffen Making Big Data More Digestible Radisson Town Lake Riverside BallroomConstantine Caramanis • Alex Dimakis • Joydeep Ghosh • Sriram Vishwanath Merging Humans and Computers: The Next Decade JW Marriott Room 205Stephen Lake NeoAngel Funded Conscious Capitalism Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ERafa Baca • Manny Fernandez • Sylvia Flores Socks, WTF? Or, Taking Your Digital Brand Physical JW Marriott Salon BJeff Zwerner The Risk and Return of African Startups Hilton Austin Downtown Salon KAngela Bekkers • Omar Cisse • Tahira Dosani • Oltac Unsal When Robots Write The News, What Will Humans Do? Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 4-7Robbie Allen • Lou Ferrara Your Connected World: What Did You Sign Up For? ACC Ballroom ABen Kaufman • Scott Weiss Be a Genius. Do Great Work. Achieve Success Beyond JW Marriott Salon HBryan Miller Google Analytics Hacks to Track Almost Anything JW Marriott Room 303-304Dylan Spencer Rehearsing A Crisis Breaking on Social Media JW Marriott Room 307Ashley Cooksley • Kate Hartley

5:00pm CDT

3D Printing: Myth vs Truth Long Center West Pincer LoungeMichael Balzer • Andreas Bastian • Nikki Kaufman • Charlie Maddock Punch Drunk: Hockey Fighting at a Crossroads Four Seasons Ballroom ABBrad May • Sean Shapiro • David M Singer • Greg Wyshynski A Day in the Life of A Future Fashion Fan JW Marriott Room 205Christian Ward Content First: Practical Joke or Ideal Jumpstart? JW Marriott Salon BMartijn van der Heijden Do Good. Feel Good: The Science of Altruistic Acts Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ESebastian Buck • Kathy Delaney • Devon Eyer • Michael Norton Editors and Engineers: New Ideas at Washington Post Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 4-7Martin Baron • Shailesh Prakash How to Build 3 Michelin Star Restaurants + Make a Doc Driskill Hotel Driskill BallroomCurtis Duffy • Mark Helenowski • Michael Muser • Kevin Pang How to Fix American Politics ACC Room 6ABDavid Burstein Humans Are Predictable: Exploit It In Eight Charts Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 3Simon James Is Big Data the Next Wonder Drug? JW Marriott Room 203-204Walter De Brouwer • John Nosta • Eric Topol Israel: Small Country, Big Ideas Hilton Austin Downtown Austin Chamber OfficesZack Miller • Bruce Taragin Letting Go: Building Tech for People JW Marriott Salon DGadi Amit • James Park Los Tequis: The Heart of Total Market Dominance ACC Ballroom FJose Antillon • Micky Ogando • Matt Reyes Millennials: The Unstoppable Force ACC Room 10ABRebecca Coffman • Evan Feinberg • Tulsi Gabbard • Will Hurd Pitch Event: Storytelling for Crowdfunding Ideas Hyatt Regency Austin Hill Country ABCDAlisa Cordesius • Jeff Kling • Dean Phillips • Marty Wetherall Protecting Your Greatest Asset: Your Employees JW Marriott Room 408-409Lisa Ross Redefining the Resume JW Marriott Salon 1George Anders • Dan Finnigan • Lila Ibrahim • Evan Wittenberg Seeing 20/20: A Social Forecast JW Marriott Room 210Manish Mehta Selling Your Startup to A Big Company Hilton Austin Downtown Room 412Bill Boebel • Jim Curry Slacktivism: Monster or Myth? ACC Room 5ABCJonathan Waddingham Startup Economics in Emerging Markets Hilton Austin Downtown Salon KTayo Akinyemi • Maja Andjelkovic • Senam Beheton • Toni Eliasz TechDiasporas: African and Asian Startups Fuel Hilton Austin Downtown Salon JSamir Abdelkrim • Arnaud Auger The Novelist, The Robot, and The Time Machine JW Marriott Room 402-403Ethan Decker We’re All ADHD: Social Media & Attention Disorders JW Marriott Salon 7Lizz Pietrus • Michael Pietrus PsyD Why Brands Can't Afford To Ignore Millennials JW Marriott Room 206Melissa Goidel