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Sunday, March 15
 

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1st Game Ever: Pro Devs Show Off Their First Games Long Center AT&T Education RoomDavid Bisceglia • Michael Molinari • Trent Polack • Alex Schwartz Cinematic Virtual Reality: Immersive Storytelling ACC Austin SuiteShannon Gans • Matthew Gratzner • Ian Hunter • Gregory Plotkin Kids Makerspace Meet Up Long Center West Pincer TerraceKami Wilt Mark Duplass Keynote ACC Vimeo TheaterMark Duplass The Cast of Community on Moving to Digital ACC Room 18ABCDDan Harmon • Joel McHale • Chris Mckenna • Jim Rash You Make the Game: UGC and the Next Wave of Play Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 4David Baszucki • Owen Hill • Chris Hunter • Saxs Persson Accessibility Meet Up JW Marriott Room 504Frances West Bringing the Flying Car Into Reality JW Marriott Salon 5-6Juraj Vaculik Fear and Creativity: Finding Your Craft JW Marriott Salon 2Jim Hopkinson • Adam Marelli • Helen Todd • Jey Van-Sharp How to Find Your Happy Place Meet Up JW Marriott Room 502-503Michael Bellavia Humanizing Data: Bridging UX Research and Analytics JW Marriott Salon CNellwyn Thomas • Alex Wright ISA Meet Up JW Marriott Room 508Monica Sack Just Did It: The Art of Making Crazy Ideas Happen JW Marriott Salon 3Hal Kirkland Mentor Session: Asif Ramji Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIAsif Ramji Mentor Session: DL Byron Courtyard Marriott Brazos IDL Byron Mentor Session: Emily Steinberg Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIEmily Steinberg Mentor Session: James Sinclair Courtyard Marriott Brazos IJames Sinclair Mentor Session: Jill Coomber Courtyard Marriott Brazos IJill Coomber Mentor Session: John Goff Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIJohn Goff Mentor Session: Nadya Powell Courtyard Marriott Brazos IINadya Powell Mentor Session: Rob Corradi Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIRob Corradi Mentor Session: Sarah Johal Courtyard Marriott Brazos IISarah Johal She Rules: A Female Leadership Panel JW Marriott Salon 1Col Jennifer E. Carter • Hannah Chung • Mary Margaret Connell • Kathryn Minshew The Hunger for Atomizing News Hyatt Regency Austin Big BendMatt Carroll • Kawandeep Virdee The Invisible Salary: Why Money Doesn't Matter JW Marriott Room 407Liz Harper Use Your Words: How To Make Your Essays Go Viral Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 2-3Bunmi Laditan • Farah Miller • Paul Quigley • Jill Smokler Mentors - Screenwriting: Cindy McCreery (UT RTF) ACC Room 11ABCindy McCreery Mentors - Screenwriting: Dan Magnante (Feigco Entertainment) ACC Room 11ABDan Magnante Mentors - Screenwriting: Jason Cortlund ACC Room 11ABJason Cortlund Mentors - Screenwriting: Judi Krant ACC Room 11ABJudi Krant Mentors - Screenwriting: Katy Rozelle (Consultant, Paramount TV) ACC Room 11ABKaty Rozelle Mentors - Screenwriting: Phil Hay (The Invitation) ACC Room 11ABPhil Hay Mentors - Screenwriting: Yen Tan ACC Room 11ABYen Tan Boost Brain and Body at Work With Yoga JW Marriott Salon HJen Kluczkowski • Chiyoko Osborne Creative Listening Workshop JW Marriott Room 301-302Nili Metuki • Anna Silverstein Cyber-Insecurity: You’re Not As Safe As You Think JW Marriott Room 307Lauren Cucinotta • Amadeus Stevenson Robot Petting Zoo JW Marriott Salon EDesiree Matel-Anderson • Rebeka Ryvola

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IoT Decoded: Sensors, Small Data and Social Change ACC Ballroom GShawn DuBravac PhD 3D Print the Smithsonian Long Center West Pincer LoungeCorey Kilbane • Brian Mathews • Adam Metallo • Vincent Rossi Arcades Are Dead! Or Are They? Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 4Kevin Bachus Drone Meet Up Long Center West Pincer TerraceMike Senese Fantasy Sports: Changing the Fan Experience Daily Four Seasons Ballroom ABMatthew Berry • Nigel Eccles • Clifton Ma Meet the Insiders IV ACC Room 13ABVicky Boone • David Nugent • Beth Sepko • John Williams #SXSW 2015 Pop Culture Meet Up JW Marriott Room 508Tolly Moseley 1+ Many: The Power of Convening for Social Impact Hilton Austin Downtown Room 400-402Scott Collier • Erin Grey • Brian Schoenbaum • Steve Wanta Go Out of this World with an Astronaut JW Marriott Salon 3Reid Wiseman • John Yembrick Hacking the Hackathon for the Social and Civic Good ACC Room 6ABClaire Dunn Helping LGBT Homeless Youth with Technology ACC Room 5ABCJama Shelton • Christopher Wood Innovation Through Impact Filmmaking Austin City Hall Council ChambersElizabeth Avellan • Lila Igram • Smriti Keshari • Christie Marchese Love Letters: Building Brand and Community Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 3David Rubin Mentor Session: Andre Briggs Courtyard Marriott Brazos IAndre Briggs Mentor Session: Catherine Cook Courtyard Marriott Brazos ICatherine Cook Mentor Session: David Briggs Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIDavid Briggs Mentor Session: Joy Miller Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIJoy Miller Mentor Session: Navin Prasad Courtyard Marriott Brazos IINavin Prasad Mentor Session: Paolo Nagari Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIPaolo Nagari Mentor Session: Ryan Stoner Courtyard Marriott Brazos IRyan Stoner Mentor Session: Ryan Williams Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIRyan Williams Mentor Session: Victoria Taylor Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIVictoria Taylor Quantifying Workplace Happiness and Culture Fit JW Marriott Salon 1Josh Bersin • Samar Birwadker • Randy Goldberg • William Tincup Reducted: Surviving the Pink Slip Apocalypse JW Marriott Room 408-409Beth Davidz • Jayna Wallace Running A Non-Profit Like A Start-Up! ACC Room 9ABCKate Courteau • Paul Duan • Edith Elliott • Ryan Seashore Why Feminism Is Winning the Web Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 1Elizabeth Plank • Franchesca Ramsey • Sophia Rossi • Kate Ward Mentors - Producers/Production: Amanda Marshall (Cold Iron Pictures) ACC Room 11ABAmanda Marshall Mentors - Producers/Production: Amy Lo (Mental Pictures) ACC Room 11ABAmy Lo Mentors - Producers/Production: Chris Ohlson (Producer) ACC Room 11ABChris Ohlson Mentors - Producers/Production: Dan Satorius (Satorius Law Firm PC) ACC Room 11ABDan Satorius Mentors - Producers/Production: George Rush (Law Offices of George Rush) ACC Room 11ABGeorge Rush Mentors - Producers/Production: Ginger Sledge (Zenzero) ACC Room 11ABGinger Sledge Mentors - Producers/Production: Hugues Barbier (Ithaca International Fantastic Film Festival) ACC Room 11ABHugues Barbier Mentors - Producers/Production: Toddy Burton (Sycamore Pictures) ACC Room 11ABToddy Burton

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Is Your Company Killing You? ACC Ballroom CShawn LaVana 10 Lessons From a Decade Behind the Scenes at Pixar ACC Room 17BDeborah Coleman • Tony Kaplan • Erica Milsom 10 Most Impactful Sports Gambling Moments Of The Year Four Seasons San JacintoSal Iacono • Jonah Keri A Conversation with Sally Field ACC Room 16ABSally Field • Michael Showalter Hit A Home Run with Content Creation and Streaming Four Seasons Ballroom ABGeorge Barrios • Hulk Hogan • Jeffrey Volk • Renee Young Meet the Insiders VI ACC Room 13ABZack Charney Cohen • Doug Jones • RJ Millard The Life and Times of a Young Innovator Long Center West Pincer LoungeErrett Kroeter • Shiva Nathan Beyond the Diversity Data: Strategies that Work ACC Ballroom EAnitra Collins • Freada Kapor Klein • Maria Teresa Kumar • Lisa Lee Changing the World Through Food: A Love Story Driskill Hotel Driskill BallroomEileen Chiarello • Michael Chiarello Cleanweb: The New IT Frontier Presented by SXSW Eco Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ABlake Burris • Robert Day • Nick Sinai • Rick Yang Creating Pathways into the World of Social Impact Austin City Hall Council ChambersKelly Ballard • Janet Hale • Abbie Jung • Yalçın Pembecioglu Mentor Session: David Clarke Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIDavid Clarke Mentor Session: Emma Hochman Courtyard Marriott Brazos IEmma Hochman Mentor Session: Jared Schwartz Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIJared Schwartz Mentor Session: Jason Ashlock Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIJason Ashlock Mentor Session: Joseph Robinson Courtyard Marriott Brazos IJoseph Robinson Mentor Session: Lauren Fritsch Courtyard Marriott Brazos IILauren Fritsch Mentor Session: Patrick Weir Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIPatrick Weir Mentor Session: Wendy W Fok Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIWendy W Fok Mentor Session: Will Palley Courtyard Marriott Brazos IWill Palley NASA Prizes: Dream it, Make it, Win it JW Marriott Salon 2Jason Crusan • Jenn Gustetic • Sam Ortega • Zoe Szajnfarber Official Reddit SXSW Meet Up! JW Marriott Room 508Logan Youree Open Pay: This Is What Your Coworker Makes JW Marriott Salon 1Dane Atkinson • Mark Ehrnstein • Joel Gascoigne • Rachel Silverman Paranormal Meet Up JW Marriott Room 509Michele Baylor Serial Podcast Fans Meet Up JW Marriott Room 501Monica Sack SXSW Eco Meet Up JW Marriott Room 502-503Morgan Catalina Mentors - Sales and Acquisitions I: Alex Nohe (Circus Road Films) ACC Room 11ABAlex Nohe Mentors - Sales and Acquisitions I: Bobby Rock (Random Media) ACC Room 11ABRobert Rock Mentors - Sales and Acquisitions I: Camille Bertrand (Wild Bunch) ACC Room 11ABCamille Bertrand Mentors - Sales and Acquisitions I: Daniel Brandt (Revolver Group) ACC Room 11ABDaniel Brandt Mentors - Sales and Acquisitions I: Deborah McIntosh (WME Entertainment) ACC Room 11ABDeborah McIntosh Mentors - Sales and Acquisitions I: Hailey Wierengo (United Talent Agency) ACC Room 11ABHailey Wierengo Mentors - Sales and Acquisitions I: Ryan Kampe (Visit Films) ACC Room 11ABRyan Kampe Mentors - Sales and Acquisitions I: Zac Bright (Preferred Content) ACC Room 11ABZachary Bright Mentors - Sales and Acquisitions: Joe Amodei (Virgil Films) ACC Room 11ABJoe Amodei Mobile Social and Meet Up presented by Bike Hugger Long Center West Pincer TerraceDL Byron Great Teams: What They Are & How to Transform Yours JW Marriott Salon FTony Burgess • Katie Christy How Digital Can Shape the Future of Print Books JW Marriott Room 306Daniel Franklin • Jon Rogers Inclusive AppRoom: Viewing Apps Through Disability JW Marriott Room 310-311Cristen Carson Reat • Hannah Rosenthal

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Gaming in Education, Education in Gaming Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 4Robert Bell • Idit Harel • Gary Hoover • Lonny Stern Grantland Presents: Great Moments In NBA Instagram hosted by Juliet Litman & David Jacoby Four Seasons San JacintoDavid Jacoby • Juliet Litman The Ticket as Currency: Access to Entertainment in Sport Four Seasons Ballroom CDMichael Cramer • Todd Fleming • Barry Kahn • Mark Pannes • Bryan Perez Everyone's a Little Gay: Thanks, Social Media! JW Marriott Room 404Graham Nolan • Edward Revis Hubble: Touching the Universe JW Marriott Salon 2Alberto Conti • John Grunsfeld • Jason Kalirai • Amber Straughn Interview with Hacker Josh Klein ACC Ballroom AErin Griffith • Josh Klein Mentor Session: Becca Krass Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIBecca Krass Mentor Session: Brian Wallace Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIBrian Wallace Mentor Session: Geoff Wilson Courtyard Marriott Brazos IGeoff Wilson Mentor Session: Jagmeet Lamba Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIJagmeet Lamba Mentor Session: Jennifer Hoelzer Courtyard Marriott Brazos II Mentor Session: Kelly Callahan-Poe Courtyard Marriott Brazos IKelly Callahan-Poe Mentor Session: Lori DeBortoli Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIILori DeBortoli Mentor Session: Matt Charney Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIMatt Charney Mentor Session: Richard Botto Courtyard Marriott Brazos IRichard Botto NASA Meet Up JW Marriott Room 509Jason Townsend Sustainable Food Production Through Biotechnology Driskill Hotel MaximilianIsha Datar • Adam Flynn • Ryan Pandya • Rob Rhinehart SXSW Eco Startup Speed Pitches presented by Austin Energy Hilton Austin Downtown Salon AMitch Jacobson SXSW Meditation ACC Room 8ABea Love The Greatest Geek Moment in History JW Marriott Room 208Rusty Blazenhoff • Austin Grossman • Chris Taylor • Daniel Terdiman

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