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Monday, March 16


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ATI Fast Pitch Hilton Austin Downtown Salon KBart Bohn • Omar El-Ayat • Sean Jacobsohn • Bryan Stolle Behavior Change as Value Proposition Capital One 6th & Congress Behind Every Leader JW Marriott Salon 1Ann Hiatt • Victoria Rabin • Rose Terenzio Behind The GIF: The Future of Online Visual Culture ACC Room 12ABAlex Chung • Tim Hwang • Selena Larson • Alan Schaaf • Victoria Taylor Bitcoin at SXSW 2015: What Is Bitcoin? Hilton Austin Downtown Salon GNic Cary • Tatiana Moroz • Sean Neville • Will O\'brien • Stephen Pair Bloggers and Beyond: Brand Partnership & Influencers JW Marriott Room 205Indiana Adams • Bethany Joy Clark Building Businesses on Open Government Data Hilton Austin Downtown Salon EMarc DaCosta • Joel Gurin • Ian Kalin • Jed Sundwall Collaboration and the Open Newsroom Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 1Jeanmarie Condon • David Gehring • Rebecca Howard • Cenk Uygur Creating a New Accelerator for Culinary Business Driskill Hotel MaximilianJody Newman • Celina Pena • Ryan Salts • Blake Yeager Creating Inclusive Startup and Tech Ecosystems ACC Ballroom EPeter Barth • Erin Horne McKinney • Rodney Sampson • Chad Womack Death to Passwords: Mobile Security Done Right JW Marriott Salon ATim Messerschmidt Decoding Our Bodies: A New Era of Citizen Health JW Marriott Room 203-204Linda Avey • Sam De Brouwer • Alan Greene • Jessica Richman Evolve or Die: The Traditional Agency Revolution Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 2Alister Adams • Peter Fasano • John Keehler • Sunni Thompson Expressive Interactive Interfaces Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BJosh Bard • Madeline Gannon • Carmel Majidi • Evan Shimizu Fast, Fair & Open: The FCC’s Broadband Future ACC Ballroom AGigi Sohn • Laura Sydell Future of Analytics: Info When You Need to Know Radisson Town Lake Riverside BallroomGreg Adams • Erick Brethenoux • Lisa Seacat Deluca • Robin Grosset HATCH Pitch Competition for Tech Startups: Part 1 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ASteve Forte • Rick Pleczko • Aya Zook How Agile Approaches Crack Urban Challenges JW Marriott Room 208DeKoven Ashley • Kaz Ashley • Kaz Brecher • Grace Kim How Chef Watson Changed the Way We Prepare Food Driskill Hotel Driskill BallroomSteve Abrams • James Briscione • Jacquelyn Martino • Dawn Perry • Florian Pinel How to Successfully Work with Brand Innovators Hilton Austin Downtown Salon FTarah Feinberg • David Min • Gregarious Narain • John Ross Impact Pediatric Health Pitch Competition: Part 1 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon JShirley Bergin • Mark Cuban • Harsh Patel • Dan Watkins Latino Opportunities in Technology ACC Ballroom FLiliana Monge • Gregorio Rojas Leading the Startup UX from 0 to 100 Days JW Marriott Salon CUday Gajendar Mobile: How to Build Beyond the Phone JW Marriott Salon BKyle Ellicott • Dash Gopinath • Stephane Marceau • Sean O\'Leary • Redg Snodgrass • Grant Wernick Modern Maps: Making Public Data Meaningful JW Marriott Room 210Peter Black • Rhonda Friberg Money Can’t Buy Happiness but Data Can Teach It JW Marriott Salon 7Ofer Leidner • Acacia Parks Nebraska: Keeping Paper Alive in the Digital Age Hyatt Regency Austin Big BendDre Baumert • Marc Hartzman • Christopher James News or Not? Navigating Native in the Grey Zone Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 4-7Stephanie Agresta • Mark Howard • Stephanie Smith • Sebastian Tomich PanelPicker Tips for Success ACC Room 9ABCTodd Hansen • Kathryn Irwin Retail Tech: What Does the Future Have In-Store? JW Marriott Room 206Emily Culp • Healey Cypher • Uri Minkoff • David Newman • Marc Rosen Science Fiction Becoming a Reality JW Marriott Room 211-212Grant Campany • Robert Kaul Social Media Strategy Swap JW Marriott Room 404Martín La Rocca • Jessica Warren Solving the Millennial Content Challenge Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 2-3Jason Dorsey • Joseph Gagnon Steve Seabrook: Better Than You JW Marriott Room 408-409Steve Seabrook Superbugs, Magnets & More: Medicine’s Comeback Kids JW Marriott Room 201-202Bennett Shapiro • Carl Zimmer Surveillance Photography: Personal, Public, Profit JW Marriott Salon 8Katrin Eismann • David Fine • Oskar Kalmaru • Stephen Mayes SXSW Yoga ACC Room 8ANeal Pollack Tech Talk: Building A Startup Ecosystem Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DJoshua Baer • Jordan Bell-Masterson • Adam Klein • Lawrence Mandes • Marc Nager • Clara Sieg The Case for Design Thinking In Communications Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 3Jason Schlossberg The Next Billion Dollar Company Will Come From EU! Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HJoe Brantuk • Farley Duvall • Dirk Kanngiesser • Andrew Romans The Tao of Managing Eeyores, Tiggers and Piglets JW Marriott Room 407William Colgrove Web vs Mobile: The Continuous Delivery Difference JW Marriott Salon DPrathap Dendi • Kevin Rohling What’s Next? Surveillance Reform Post-Snowden JW Marriott Salon 4Robert Chesney • Hanni Fakhoury CANCELED - Cause Video and the Race to Measure Emotional Impact JW Marriott Room 306Marcia Stepanek Crash Course: Measuring Digital Marketing JW Marriott Salon GLuke Brown • Adam Shar Sketchnoting 101 JW Marriott Room 310-311Kate Hayward Testing JavaScript Applications JW Marriott Salon HDaniel Johnson The eCommerce Friction Lab JW Marriott Room 301-302Jim Emerson • Simon Goodall Web Content Publishing with Drupal Eight JW Marriott Room 303-304Matt Cheney • Doug Vann Food Is the New Rock Podcast at SXSW Driskill Hotel Jim HoggZach Brooks • Steven Ridge eXtreme Agile Build Party JW Marriott Salon FJoe Justice • JJ Sutherland Intro to Ruby on Rails JW Marriott Room 307Brian Fountain • Alex Hint • Oleksandr Hintsyak

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A Conspiracy Theorist’s Guide to Health Tech ACC Ballroom CJason Levy Getting Found In the Post-Search Era ACC Ballroom BAndrew Delamarter Leading Digital: Mastering Digital Transformation ACC Ballroom GGeorge Westerman 72 Ways Food Can Change the World Driskill Hotel Driskill BallroomAmanda Kludt • Jessamyn Rodriguez An American Coder in Paris JW Marriott Room 408-409Scott Chacon An Interview with Yik Yak's Founders ACC Ballroom ABrooks Buffington • Carmel DeAmicis • Tyler Droll Applied Psychohistory: Teaching Machines to Know the Hearts and Minds of our Customers and their Predators Capital One 6th & Congress Beyond the Cloud: Big Data in the Off-Planet Era JW Marriott Room 208Daniel Faber • Jeff Garzik • Martine Rothblatt • Rick Smith Beyond the Money: VC Tools, Community and Support Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ENicola Korzenko • Dan Kozikowski • Brittany Laughlin • Christiaan Vorkink Biomaterials, Nanotech and the Future of Bioengineering JW Marriott Salon 5-6Joi Ito • Robert Langer Bionic Pancreas: Getting Closer JW Marriott Room 201-202Edward Damiano • Steven Russell • Yash Sabharwal Bitcoin at SXSW 2015: Bitcoin 2.0 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon GVitalik Buterin • Constance Choi • Patrick Deegan • Joyce Kim • Charlie Lee • Jed Mccaleb CoFounders Austin by The TechMap Hilton Austin Downtown Salon KJohan Borge • Veronika Borge • Christian Monsegue Connected Retail: Clicks and Mortar Meet Up JW Marriott Room 501Julie Augustyn • Stacey Keating Conversations with Digital Natives: Teens Talk Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 2William Goodall • David Polinchock • Sydney Polinchock Crashing Oculus Rift and Hacking New VR Experiences Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 3Sean Gardner • Ben Tan Data Design: Where Math and Art Collide JW Marriott Salon ATrina Chiasson Digital Strategy Lessons from Magic: The Gathering JW Marriott Room 407Adam McCrimmon Diversity in Tech Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DJukay Hsu • Diana Lopez-Obaldo • John Lyman • Laura Weidman Powers • Jason Towns Do You Library? Meet Up JW Marriott Room 508Brenda Huettner Engage Latino Millennials, Change the World! ACC Ballroom EMariana Atencio • Jason Llorenz • Mark Lopez • Alicia Menendez • Elianne Ramos Engineering Ourselves and Our Environments JW Marriott Salon 5-6George Church Fashion with A Conscience: Giving Back with Style JW Marriott Room 205Alia Ahmed-Yahia • Christopher Gavigan • Kevin Hurst • Ashley Pittman Growing the Innovation Economy: Ecuador ACC Room 9ABCSergio Flores • Gregory Pogue • Fernando Rivera HATCH Pitch Competition for Tech Startups: Part 2 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ARami Essaid • Sumeet Jain • Kerry Rupp • Jared Stasik Health IT Developer Meet Up JW Marriott Room 504Fred Trotter Healthcare Startup Discussion Austin City Hall How to Create Great Partnerships with Startups Hilton Austin Downtown Salon FPete Blackshaw • Kayode Owens • Gina Squara • Cary Tilds Identity Crisis: You're Not Who You Think You Are JW Marriott Room 211-212Simon Frantz Impact Pediatric Health Pitch Competition: Part 2 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon JJoe Cunningham • Evan Melrose • Lee Wrubel Is Privacy a Human Right? JW Marriott Room 404David Gorodyansky Is Using Your Users OK? Debating User Monetization JW Marriott Salon 7Sofie Pompa • Damon Reeve • Reggie Wideman • Tyler Willis Latinos: Get Your Voice into Product Development ACC Ballroom FKaren Siles • Alberto Vargas Talavera • Becky Trevino Mentor Session: Ber-Henda Williams Courtyard Marriott Brazos IBer-Henda Williams Mentor Session: Caroline Rustigian Bruderer Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIICaroline Bruderer Mentor Session: Danny Gutknecht Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIDanny Gutknecht Mentor Session: Dean Serletic Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIDean Serletic Mentor Session: Jason Kopeck Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIJason Kopeck Mentor Session: Mike Lee Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIMike Lee Mentor Session: Scott Gillum Courtyard Marriott Brazos IScott Gillum Mentor Session: Scott Perry Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIScott Perry Mentor Session: Shilpa Bakre Courtyard Marriott Brazos IShilpa Bakre Mentor Session: Tria Foster Courtyard Marriott Brazos IITria Foster Mentor Session: Will Turnage Courtyard Marriott Brazos IWill Turnage Mobile Tech and the Retail Revolution Hyatt Regency Austin Hill Country ABCDDaniel Danker • David Van Epps • Laura Heller Operation Choke Point and Alternative Currencies ACC Room 10ABPerianne Boring • Mark Calabria • Cathy Reisenwitz • Ashe Schow People with Disabilities Can 'Be There' Too ACC Room 12ABHenry Evans • Kavita Krishnaswarmy • Erin Rapacki playing to learn Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 1Alice Brennan • Fidel Martinez • Susan McGregor Race to the Fifth Screen Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 2-3Michael Gorman • Steve Guggenheimer • Austen Mulinder • Nick Rish Reinventing the Cooking Show to a Digital Audience Driskill Hotel MaximilianKelly Cox • Grant Crilly • Aube Giroux • Matt Schoch Scala and Reactive Meet Up JW Marriott Room 502-503Robert Preissl Secrets to Powerful APIs JW Marriott Salon BJim Heising • Neil Mansilla • Erik Michaels-Ober • Wynn Netherland Shakespeare and the Future of Interactive Stories Hyatt Regency Austin Big BendSarah Ellis • James Morris Shaping Technology for Improved Future Human Life Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BKen Goldberg • Jeremiah Owyang • Thanassis Rikakis • Manuela Veloso Stand Out and Break In: Startup Go to Market Guide Radisson Town Lake Riverside BallroomEric Gore • Michael Gresty • Colleen Hayes • Irina Mladenova Telling Stories With Visualization and Interactivity Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 4-7Steve Duenes The Changing Privacy Landscape JW Marriott Salon 4Nuala O\'Connor • Lee Rainie The Clean Up Crew: Maintaining the Monolith JW Marriott Salon CEdmund Salvacion • Tom Stuart The Debunking Last-Click (Google Agrees) Meet Up JW Marriott Room 509Ly Tran The Era of the Microbiome JW Marriott Room 203-204Jonathan Eisen • Robert Langer • Bernat Olle • Carl Zimmer The Frontiers of Computational Thinking ACC Exhibit Hall 5Stephen Wolfram The Productive Workplace: UX, Technology and You JW Marriott Salon 1Sarah Deane • Randy Howder • David Rose • Jasper Westaway The Share Economy is Failing. Abort or Retry? ACC Room 6ABGadi Ben-Yehuda Think Like an Animator: Motion on Android JW Marriott Salon DKevin Grant • Zack Sultan Unlocking Global Potential: Science and Technology Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HJennifer Haskell • Jeffrey Margolis • Mandy Sutton • Cynthia Traeger Unspecialize: The More You Know the Less You See JW Marriott Salon 3Daniel Disselkoen We Deserve a Second Chance: Ex-Prisoners-Speak JW Marriott Salon 2Shaka Senghor • Yusef Shakur • Trabian Shorters • Chris Wilson What #BlackLivesMatter Teaches Us About Solidarity ACC Room 5ABCAlicia Garza • Opal Tometi When New Businesses Hatch at the Public Library Hilton Austin Downtown Austin Chamber OfficesPeter French • Alan Weinkrantz Will Wearables Bring New Purpose to Fashion? JW Marriott Room 206Natsai Audrey Chieza • Alastair Parvin • Beatrice Pembroke • Cassie Robinson Robot Petting Zoo JW Marriott Salon EDesiree Matel-Anderson • Rebeka Ryvola SX Health & MedTech Expo JW Marriott

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Mastering Short Form Video With Smart Humor ACC Ballroom BCarrie Faverty • Tony Mennuto What's In Your Gut? Lessons From the Microbiome ACC Ballroom CZachary Apte • Alexander Carmichael Book Signing: Joshua Weltman ACC Ballroom G FoyerJoshua Weltman Engaged Journalism: Connecting With News Audiences ACC Ballroom GJake Batsell 3D Bioprinting: The Next Revolution in Healthcare JW Marriott Room 201-202Laura Bosworth • Scott Collins Art vs Purpose: Innovation in Marketing JW Marriott Salon 3Leigh Christie Beyond 140 Characters: How to Stretch Your Limits Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 2-3Meghan Doyle • Stephanie Fuller • Kristin O\'Halloran Bitcoin at SXSW 2015: A Future with Bitcoin Hilton Austin Downtown Salon GJake Benson • Elsa Broeker • Dan Elitzer • Tina Hui • Marco Santori Cable Cutting Enthusiasts Meet Up JW Marriott Room 509Jeff Lawrence Carnegie Mellon Interactive Technology Startups Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BSophie Lebrecht • Priya Narasimhan • Illah Nourbakhsh • Matt Tesch Chef, Reviewer, Guest: Who's Got the Power Today? Driskill Hotel MaximilianKerry Diamond • John A Hall • Chris Stang • Kelly Stocker Community Management Meet Up JW Marriott Room 508Audrey Lo • Meghan Murphy Community-Driven Apps Defining What’s in Style JW Marriott Room 206Eliza Brooke • Jess Lee • Michelle Persad • Tim Weingarten Conflict Is the Key to Great UX JW Marriott Room 408-409Steve Fisher Content Is King, But Expertise Rules Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 4-7Jay Donovan • Neil Vogel Cultures of Advocacy: People, Product and Change JW Marriott Salon 1Elizabeth Brownsen • Jefferson Burruss • Heather Hvidsten • Tricia Nichols Data and the Science of Leadership JW Marriott Room 407Dan Chuparkoff Disruptive Innovators Under Attack Hilton Austin Downtown Salon EFrank Moss • Kevin O\'Malley • Gary Shapiro Dumb App Design: Yo and the Magic Of Minimalism JW Marriott Salon 7Or Arbel • Josh Constine • Joshua S Constine Effective Partnerships: Privacy in a Connected World JW Marriott Salon 4Robert Butler Emergence of Portuguese Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HMarco Bravo • José da Franca • João Pereira • Joao Preira • João Vasconcelos • Pedro Rocha Vieira Engagement Strategies for Niche Communities ACC Room 5ABCEric Facas • Kate Forester • Lauren Wagner Fair and Square: Equity Splits for Startups Hilton Austin Downtown Austin Chamber OfficesMike Moyer Fashion Ecommerce Meet Up: Conversion vs Branding? JW Marriott Room 501Pieter Jongerius Fork in Hand, Nostalgia at Heart: Food and Heritage Driskill Hotel Driskill BallroomSahar Arafat-Ray • Amy Kritzer • Kay Marley-Dilworth • Annette Priest Ghost Economy Hyatt Regency Austin Hill Country ABCDCindy Lincks • Joe Skorupa • Kevin Sterneckert • Kelland Willis Giants in Search of Automotive Innovation JW Marriott Room 208Derek Kerton • Jenny Kim • Toshiro Muramatsu • Nick Sugimoto HATCH Pitch Competition: Part 3 and Awards Hilton Austin Downtown Salon AJohn Frankel • Balaji Gopinath • Jon Karlen How I Built It: In Conversation with Ben Milne Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DTom Foster • Ben Milne How Innovation Happens ACC Exhibit Hall 5Walter Isaacson • Eric Schmidt • Megan Smith How to Democratize Medicine JW Marriott Salon 5-6Eric Topol HTML5: Tooling and Techniques Meet Up JW Marriott Room 502-503Mattie Langenberg Humanizing Digital Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 2Joel Beckerman • Abigail Posner • Randall Stone • Charles Trippy Impact Pediatric Health Pitch Competition: Part 3 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon JLesa Mitchell • Michael Venerable • Steven Yecies Innovating Development of Cloud, Mobile and Social Radisson Town Lake Riverside BallroomMoe Abdula • Nathan Vega KITE Presents Startups Pitch for Brand Partnerships Hilton Austin Downtown Salon FJeremy Basset • Alisa Leonard • Mark Silva • Rachel Weiss Latin America: Silicon Valley’s New Frontier ACC Ballroom ECarlos Gomez • Josue Gonzalez • Rocio Medina van Nierop • Luis Samra • Megan Zoback Longhorn Startup Showcase Hilton Austin Downtown Salon KBen Dyer • Rudy Garza • Lydia McClure • Nick Spiller Mediated Experiences: Technology and Art Today JW Marriott Salon 2Cezanne Charles • Christian Gaines • Joseph Voss • Keir Winesmith Mentor Session: Erik Van Heeswijk Courtyard Marriott Brazos IErik van Heeswijk Mentor Session: Margot Bloomstein Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIMargot Bloomstein Mentor Session: Mark Castleman Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIMark Castleman Mentor Session: Megan Adams Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIMegan Adams Mentor Session: Mike Groener Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIMike Groener Mentor Session: Nick Lippman Courtyard Marriott Brazos IINick Lippman Mentor Session: Richard Locke Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIRichard Locke Mentor Session: Sharon Mays Courtyard Marriott Brazos ISharon Mays Mentor Session: Simon Erich Courtyard Marriott Brazos ISimon Erich No Accounting for Taste: Maturing Personalization JW Marriott Room 211-212Yashoda Sampath Personalized Medicine: From a Vision Into a Plan JW Marriott Room 203-204Kristine Ashcraft • Mark Bartlett • Jack Bowman • Lynn Dowling Privacy, Patents, Social Media, Oh My! Hyatt Regency Austin Big BendJenn Kennedy • Andrew Udin Quantified Selfie: Our Digital Well Being Meet Up JW Marriott Room 504Kat Mandelstein Reality Check: 20 Years of the Digital Economy ACC Ballroom ADon Tapscott Rumors During War Time JW Marriott Room 404Lior Kodner Social Media: Balancing Data and Intuition JW Marriott Room 205Cannon Tekstar Hodge • Katalina Sharkey de Solis Surveillance, Trust & Ethics: Restoring the Faith JW Marriott Salon 8Stewart Baker • Emily Bell • Jemima Kiss • Michael P Lynch SXSW Daily Recap ACC Ballroom FTodd Hansen • Susan Lahey • James Moore • Austin Powell Technology, Story, and the Art of Performance ACC Room 12ABMichael Monello • Elena Parker The Dramatic Rise and Impact of Video Journalism Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 1Kareem Ahmed • Steve Oh • Ashish Patel • Ashley Simon The Mobile UX Revolution - Magnificent or Meh JW Marriott Salon BEamonn Carey • Marie Glad • Gabe Karp • Oisin Lunny The Rise of the Creative Economy JW Marriott Salon DScott Belsky • Justin Gignac • Emily Heyward • Ryan Merkley The Science of Happy Design JW Marriott Salon APamela Pavliscak The Silk Road Case: Impacting Our Digital Future ACC Room 6ABLyn Ulbricht We Take It for Granted: Defending All Human Rights ACC Room 10ABKenneth Carter • Tekedra Mawakana • Michael Samway • John Scott-Railton What Snow White Can Tell You About Your Customers JW Marriott Salon CJoe Zadeh Your Company’s Value Proposition Is Clear As Mud Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 3Jacob Shin

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Creative Destruction ACC Ballroom BJason Ashlock How Wearables Will Affect Your Social Aura ACC Ballroom CMark DCunha Book Signing: Robert Bryce ACC Ballroom G FoyerRobert Bryce The Best Interface Is No Interface ACC Ballroom GGolden Krishna 'CAT'astrophe: Good, Bad and Ugly of Internet Cats ACC Room 5ABCJackson Galaxy • Bryan Kortis A Look Inside DARPA JW Marriott Salon 4Dan Kaufman • Danny Yadron A Must for Startups: 10 Tips About Law Enforcement Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ENate Cardozo • Nick Grossman • Nicole Nearing • Marc Rogers • Jamie Tomasello A Next Generation Platform for Open Data JW Marriott Room 402-403Matthew Hanlon • Matthew Vaughn A/B Testing at Scale: Minimizing UI Complexity JW Marriott Salon AChris Saint-Amant Against All Odds: Overcoming Startup Challenges Hilton Austin Downtown Salon FKara Bortone • Laura Entis • Lindy Fishburne • Ethan Perlstein, Ph.d. Anyone Can Prevent Cyberwar: Here's How JW Marriott Salon 8Collin Anderson • Eva Galperin • Ryan Lackey • Bill Marczak • Morgan Marquis-Boire Asian Connection SXSW Meet Up JW Marriott Room 502-503Hahn Ryu Attracting Foreign Direct Investment via LinkedIn Hilton Austin Downtown Austin Chamber OfficesEli Mercer • Andy Sanderson Austin’s Biotech Boom: Five Revolutionary Startups Hilton Austin Downtown Salon KTamsen Barrett • John Burns Big Data Startups Should Hire Librarians JW Marriott Room 408-409Jeffrey Lancaster Bitcoin at SXSW 2015: Impact on Developing World Hilton Austin Downtown Salon GConnie Gallippi • Sean Percival • Sebastian Serrano • Peter Smith • Jonathan Zobro Bringing Our A-Game to Technical Venture Funds Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DAntonio Arocha • Reid Calhoon • Kirk Coburn • Oliver Diaz • Jeremy Sweek Cities, Buildings, Screens: New Civic Engagement JW Marriott Room 208Michel Rojkind • Leslie Wolke • Mimi Zeiger Coffee Geeks Unite! (And Meet Up!) JW Marriott Room 509Andy Wigginton Crossing Over: The New Guard of Healthcare JW Marriott Room 203-204Chase Hensel • Christine Lemke • Mitchell Mom • Ashwin Pushpala Developer Dilemma: DIY Storage or Surrender Data? JW Marriott Salon CBrian Taptich Digital Afterlife: 6 Feet Under and 6 Years Later JW Marriott Room 404Evan Carroll Do Good and Do Well: How CSR Helps Your Bottom Line JW Marriott Room 206Natalie Byrne • Amanda Cole • Molly Swenson Funding Your Social Startup: Crowdfunding vs VC? Hilton Austin Downtown Salon AAlisa Cordesius • David Heath • Wes Selke • Suzi Sosa Hacking America’s Unhealthy Habits JW Marriott Room 201-202Sean Duffy Hold The Queso: Marketing to Latinas ACC Ballroom FRobyn Moreno How to Find Success from Failure Meet up JW Marriott Room 508Clay Whitaker IBM and Twitter: The Future of Digital Engagement Radisson Town Lake Riverside BallroomBrian Fanzo • Bryan Kramer • Will Mayo • Maria Winans Lessons from BuzzFeed ACC Exhibit Hall 5Jonah Peretti Let’s Supersize Wi-Fi and Change the Future ACC Room 9ABCJessica Rosenworcel Making the Museum of Food and Drink Driskill Hotel Driskill BallroomDave Arnold • Eliza Barclay • Emma Boast • Peter Kim Mentor Session: Alex Sarnoff Courtyard Marriott Brazos IAlex Sarnoff Mentor Session: Alexandra Goat Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIAlexandra Goat Mentor Session: Claudia Perlich Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIClaudia Perlich Mentor Session: Jonathon Morgan Courtyard Marriott Brazos IJonathon Morgan Mentor Session: Josh Inglis Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIJosh Inglis Mentor Session: Kyle Britt Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIKyle Britt Mentor Session: Nicholas Kaufman Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIINicholas Kaufman Mentor Session: Rebecca Ewing Courtyard Marriott Brazos IRebecca Ewing Mentor Session: Rob Edgell Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIRob Edgell Money Talks ACC Ballroom AMellody Hobson • Tom Meredith Not Impossible: Crowd-Solving a Human Future JW Marriott Salon 5-6Elliot Kotek NY Tech Meet Up JW Marriott Room 501Andy Saldaña On the Frontlines of the Social Media Jihad ACC Room 10ABShahed Amanullah • Humera Khan • Nadia Oweidat • Matthew Rice Preserving Local Food Artisans by Going Global Driskill Hotel MaximilianSam Addison • Marla Camp • Anna Smith Clark • Stephanie Mcclenny sadvertising Hyatt Regency Austin Hill Country ABCDKelly Allen • Chris Czmyrid • Allen Stein • Farrell Timlake Science Fiction IRL And Our Road Map To Utopia JW Marriott Salon 3Michael Solana SmartUrbanization: New Perspectives on City Growth Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HJill Fehrenbacher • John Gartner • Adam Gettings • Horace Luke Spatially Literate Design: Space, Place, and UX JW Marriott Salon BJohn Jones • Jennifer Kolstad • Nathan Moody • Mark Wilson Storytelling Engines for Smart Environments ACC Room 12ABMeghan Athavale • Jonathan Belisle • Vincent Routhier • Lance Weiler Student Startup Madness: Entrepreneurial Eight Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BTim Dickson • Kristina Hahn • Brendon Kim • Raymond Liao SXSW V2V Meet Up JW Marriott Room 504Christine Auten Technicians of the Sacred: The New Native Apps JW Marriott Salon 2Lewis St. Cyr • Eric Doversberger • Lauren Chief Elk • Wendy Levy • Lynette Wallworth The 21st Century Skillset: What You Need to Succeed JW Marriott Room 407Kevin Carey • Jake Schwartz The Changing Face of Influence JW Marriott Room 205Baron Concors • Moj Mahdara • Bethany Mota The Collapse of Social Commerce? Hyatt Regency Austin Big BendZach Welch • Matt Winn The Future of Latino Entrepreneurship ACC Ballroom ETony Aguilar • Ruben Cantu • Mark Madrid • Thomas Miranda The Global Pulse JW Marriott Room 211-212Henrik Fohns The Science of Mind-Blowing Videos Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 2Gregory Brown • Ezra Cooperstein • Katrina Craigwell • Mitchell Moffit The Secret Ingredient to Killer Content Marketing Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 4-7Michael Brenner • Nick Stein The Thinkery: 3D Printer Demo & Play-time Capital One 6th & Congress US Immigration Options for Startups and Beyond Hilton Austin Downtown Salon JSharon Brenner Virtual Reality Journalism Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 1James Milward • Jason Mojica • Taylor Owen • Nonny de la Peña VodkaforDogPeople: Matchmaking a Business Heart ACC Room 6ABBeth Bellanti • Amy Mills What Would WuTang Do? Build a Creative Collective Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 2-3Molly Barton • Emily Best • Josh Davis • Dane McDonald • Joshua Tate When Does 'Culture' Become Bias? JW Marriott Salon 1Sheeroy Desai • Venky Ganesan • Rebecca Grant • Daryll McDade Why Is Spec Creative so Wrong, But Feels so Right? JW Marriott Salon DMichael Griffith Why Your Content Marketing Is Failing, and the Fix Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 3Jeremy Bencken • Joseph Miller Analyzing Big Enterprise Graph Data with Spark JW Marriott Salon HPatrick White Content to Captivate: A Hands-On Writing Workshop JW Marriott Room 303-304Daniel DiGriz • Jean Tang Creativity on Demand: Ideas When You Need Them JW Marriott Room 301-302Belle Frank • Anne Manning Data Visualization: Marketing Skill of the Future JW Marriott Room 306Jake Burkett • Andy Keil Design Light Effects for Large Scale Immersive Art JW Marriott Room 306Adam Sheppard • Ray Sykes • Irene Zhou Hands On: Inclusion, Accountability and Empowerment JW Marriott Room 310-311Ivan Boothe • Shireen Mitchell Pragmatic Security and Rugged DevOps Workshop JW Marriott Salon GMatt Johansen • James Wickett

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A Dev Guide: Connectivity and Wearables ACC Ballroom CCary Bran Why You Need a Business Story and How to Create It ACC Ballroom BDavid Sloly Book Signing: Whitney Phillips ACC Ballroom G FoyerWhitney Phillips When Millennials Take Over ACC Ballroom GMaddie Grant • Jamie Notter A Framework for Privacy by Design JW Marriott Salon 7Parry Aftab • Mat Honan Apple, Marilyn and The Pope: Why Brands Need Tension Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 3Michael Sussman Are You A Builder or A Backer? Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ASarah Leary • Aileen Lee • Leena Rao Beacon Meet Up JW Marriott Room 504Michael Brown Bitcoin at SXSW 2015: Real World Applications Hilton Austin Downtown Salon GAdam Draper • Vinny Lingham • Adam Ludwin • Nick Sullivan Bitcoin: What It Needs To Succeed ACC Exhibit Hall 5Jefferson Graham • Cameron Winklevoss • Tyler Winklevoss Breaking Bad Boundaries: Latina Entrepreneurship ACC Ballroom FLuisa Frias Bricks Over Screens: Why In-Store Still Matters JW Marriott Room 206Derrick Lewis • Michael Sainato Bridging the Federal & State Data Divide ACC Room 9ABCSusan Combs • Mark Doms Check Online for Session Scheduled in This Timeslot Hilton Austin Downtown Salon K Coding Culture: Programming a Best Place to Work JW Marriott Room 407Laura Love • Ramonna Robinson Cognitive Rehab: Designing Past Self-Delusion JW Marriott Salon ADavid McRaney • John Romano Common Skills Language: Key to Sourcing Talent JW Marriott Salon 1Michael Bettersworth Creepy or Cool: Privacy Risks & Social Norms JW Marriott Salon 8Jedidiah Bracy • StJohn Deakins • Joseph Lorenzo Hall • Karen Levy Cuddly Drones: When Kids Design Drones JW Marriott Salon 3Krista Hendriks • Tijmen Schep Direct to Consumer in A Post-Amazon World Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HBayard Winthrop Disrupting Innovation: Book Publishing and New Media Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 2-3Iris Blasi • Ryan Chapman • Aaron Lammer • Jeff Umbro Don't Press That! 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