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Tuesday, March 17


Beyond Live, Why the L+3 Social TV Convo Matters ACC Room 18ABCDNatan Edelsburg • Michael Scogin • Sima Sistani • Don Steele Making Music Physical Again ACC Room 12ABCharlotte Brimner • Kate Stone Market or Die: How to Get Your Game Noticed Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 4Martin Gaston • Mike Phillips Barking up the Right Tree: Creating A New Category Hilton Austin Downtown Salon EAaron Hirschhorn • Ben Jacobs • Colleen Taylor • Henrik Werdelin Breaking Bitcoin: Flash in Pan or Future of Money? Hilton Austin Downtown Salon KJeremy Allaire • Mary Dent • Barry Silbert • Paul Vigna Connected Health: Being Social Helps Your Heart JW Marriott Room 201-202Nancy Brown Content Is the Starting Line, Not the Finish Line Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 4-7Mark Schaefer Decoding UK Immigration: Creatives Vs. The Law JW Marriott Room 407Anushka Sinha Disruptive Mobile Technologies in Fashion Commerce JW Marriott Room 206Amy Errett • Manik Singh • Heidi Zak Identities of Things Group: Paving the Way for IoT JW Marriott Room 211-212Joni Brennan • Shraddha Chaplot • Ingo Friese • Eve Maler • Monique Morrow Learn to Embrace Your Immutable Servers JW Marriott Salon ANikhil Vaze Lessons From the Trenches: Women In Business Hyatt Regency Austin Hill Country ABCDAmanda Johnson • Christie Marchese • Caroline McCarthy • Jennifer Nedeau • Jessica Randazza Saving Stores: How Mobile and Data Increase Visits Radisson Town Lake Riverside BallroomShelly Banjo • Todd Dipaola • David Ervin • Laura Kelso • Alan Wizemann Secrets of Raising Venture Capital Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BNick Beim • Norman Fogelsong • Mike Maples • Sarah McBride Wall Street Embraces the Crowd Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DJordan Sale • Jordan Sales Web-Side Manner: How the Internet Saved My Life JW Marriott Room 203-204Stacey Bernstein • Megan Brown • Alicia Quarles • Alicia Staley What the IoT Means For Public Safety JW Marriott Salon 8Jeffrey Carr • Max Meyers • Claire Niech Interactive Narratives in Open Game Worlds JW Marriott Room 301-302Joris Dormans • Karel Millenaar Lean Invention: Idea to Product Launch in 4 Hours! JW Marriott Room 307Conley Giles • Luemara Wagner ScaaS & Other Lies: Hacking Big Data on the Web JW Marriott Room 306Rion Dooley • John Fonner What's Before Mobile First? JW Marriott Salon HKen Tabor


Astrophysics Goes Hollywood: Cinematic Science ACC Room 18ABCDDonna Cox • Robert Hurt • Frank Summers Decoding Percepciones: CS, Latinos and Storytelling ACC Ballroom ESusan Cartsonis • Julie Ann Crommett • Joanna Johnson • Sowmya Subramanian Doc Distribution: Get Up to Speed with PBS Indies: Presented by PBS InterContinental Stephen F. Austin Capital Ballroom BLiz Cheng • Marshall Curry • Yance Ford • Byron Hurt • Donald Thoms Spiritually, Through Interactive Technology ACC Austin SuiteOpeyemi Olukemi • Michel Reilhac • Ilo von Seckendorff The Future of Concerts on TVKymberli Frueh-Owens • Rob Gill • Evan Haiman • Don Maggi • Lucia McCalmont • Patrick McDonald The Hitchhiker's Guide to Game Advertising Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 4David Berkowitz • Susan Borst • Ari Brandt • Michael Flamberg • Kym Nelson Traveler and Traveler Tech Meet Up JW Marriott Room 509Kate Buska • Rebekah Hubbard Better and Faster: Predict Opportunity & Win in 2015 ACC Ballroom AJeremy Gutsche Canceled: Game Tech Is Changing Real-World Visualization JW Marriott Room 208Alexx Henry • Sanjay Mistry • Alan Robles • Mike Woods Contextual Mobile UX in the Beacon Wearable Age Radisson Town Lake Riverside BallroomJennifer Bordner • Chris Hiland • Laura Kelso • Craig Kostelic • Sohrab Pirayesh Culture Hacking Your Way to A Great Experience Hilton Austin Downtown Salon JShane Green David Partners With Goliath: BD Hacks for Startups JW Marriott Salon 1Bernie Brenner • Maria Karaivanova • Bob Rosin • Niall Wall For Media, It's Platform or Perish Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 1Trei Brundrett • David Cohn • Cindy Royal How Video Games Are Disrupting Medicine & Education JW Marriott Room 201-202Daphne Bavelier • Adam Gazzaley Innovating Diversity and Inclusion in Tech ACC Ballroom DJesse Jackson Is There Still Room for Fashion Blogging? JW Marriott Room 205Caroline Waxler Lessons From Africa: Relationships Over Privacy? ACC Room 6ABJessica Colaço Look Away: Managing Online Persona Expectations JW Marriott Salon 3Brenda Berkelaar Mixed Reality Habitats: The New Wired Frontier JW Marriott Room 211-212BC Biermann • Amber Case • Jay Iorio • Todd Richmond New Earth: A Brand for the Year 2079 Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 2Nick Dupey • Rodrigo Martinez New Users Matter Too! Designing Better Onboarding JW Marriott Salon DKrystal Higgins New Ways for Artists to Make Money Hilton Austin Downtown Salon AHany Nada Opening The Door To Open Compute JW Marriott Salon ARon Williams Putting Policymakers to Work For You ACC Room 10ABAdrian Fenty • Niloo Howe • Grover Norquist • Michael Petricone • Julie Samuels Turning Big Healthcare into Hubs of Innovation JW Marriott Room 203-204Onil Bhattacharyya • Molly Coye • Erika Pabo • Douglas Wood What the Hell Is An Innovation Agency Anyway? Hilton Austin Downtown Room 412Ben Gaddis • Mickey Ristroph Where’s Waldo’s Voice: Social Media for Mascots Hyatt Regency Austin Hill Country ABCDAshley Callahan • Kip Havel • V Murali Successful Requirements Gathering JW Marriott Room 310-311Jordan Hirsch





Teenage Kicks: How Can We Reduce Teen Risk Taking ACC Ballroom BAlexandra Goat Music Makes Movies with Randall Poster ACC Room 16ABRandall Poster Music UX: Connecting Technology and Experience for Fans ACC Room 12ABJames Apollo • Justin Evans • John Paul • Alaina Thetford Science of Social Funding: 247 Campaign Patterns ACC Room 17BVann Alexandra Daly • Christine Doelling • Drew Gardner • Missy Laney • Francis Pollara SmART Campaigns: Art and Music Driving Social Change ACC Next StageLenore Feder • Laurie Keith • Jessica King • Russell Wallach The Art, Joy and Power of Creating Musical Programs Four Seasons Ballroom ABDavid Koelle What’s the Value of Your Digital Rights? InterContinental Stephen F. Austin Capital Ballroom BCristine Platt Dewey • Isaac Hager • Linzee Troubh Who's Going To Fund Your Web Series? Four Seasons San JacintoKarim Ahmad • Jay Bushman • Amy Dotson • Marc Hofstatter A.I. State of the Union JW Marriott Room 211-212Monica Anderson • Fred Brown • Doug Lenat • Nova Spivack Blowing Up J-School: Journalism's New Relevance Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 1Carrie Brown-Smith • Heather Chaplin • Cole Goins • Brad King Chicken or the Egg: Seasonality and Game Sales Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 4Patrick Walker Daily Web Content for Branded Websites Hyatt Regency Austin Big BendJonathan Hart • Gordon Thomas Death to Old Bosses: Survival in a Meritocracy JW Marriott Room 407Andrew Silver • Megan Wheeler Feels X Gains: Emotions, Masculinity and Support JW Marriott Salon 8Christopher Gandin Le • Emily Lindin • Marcus Morieko • David Tuck • Jamia Wilson Global Competitions that Change the World ACC Room 6ABNathaniel Manning Holacracy: A Radical New Approach to Management JW Marriott Salon 1Brian Robertson Home Smart Home: The Future Conscious Home JW Marriott Room 208Liat Ben-Zur • Joe Dada • Joe Gerber • Mike Soucie • Michael Wolf How We Listen to Music Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 4-7Paul Lamere How We Shop: The Presentation of Curation JW Marriott Room 206Fred Dust • Dave Lippman • Michael Phillips Moskowitz • Laurel Pinson Influence: Future of Tech, Culture and Investing Hilton Austin Downtown Salon EPaul Judge • Ryan Leslie • Anthony Saleh Innovation, Meet Regulation: A Tri-Sector Approach Hilton Austin Downtown Salon KKatherine Ryan Burke • Ryan Burke • Matthew McFarland • Trae Stephens • Z. Michael Wang Media, Tech and What's Next? ACC Exhibit Hall 5Julia Boorstin • Pete Cashmore Mining for Gold in the Internet of Things Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 3Graeme Noseworthy Privacy in the Age of Drone Fever JW Marriott Salon 7Lisa Ellman Redefining Realness for Brands On Twitter Hyatt Regency Austin Hill Country ABCDMarie Bonaccorse • Bianca Buckridee • John Colucci • Mariali Hackman • Christina Warren Show and Smell: Marketing Experiences Beyond Visual Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 2Heather Gately • Warren Kronberger • David Polinchock • Ben Redford SXSW Daily Recap ACC Ballroom FSarah Garcia • Kamille Girton • Andrew Logan • Aaron Sankin Winning the Battle for Digital Airspace Radisson Town Lake Riverside BallroomChris Borek • Jeff Griffin • Lauren Johnson • Michael Stich






Cultural Connections: TV, Digital and the New Mainstream ACC Ballroom ELauren Giraldo • Leon Krauze • Princess Lauren • Ray Olmeda • Robert Rodriguez • Sherman Wright Online Success Without Cat Videos or Crotch Hits Four Seasons Ballroom ABZach Anner • Chris Demarais • Brandon Farmahini Press Start to Begin: UX and Video Games Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 4Michael Dunn • Stephanie Hagadorn • Jason Schklar • David Sinclair Virtual Reality And The Evolving Concert Experience ACC Room 12ABMatt Apfel • Jens Christensen • Josh Constine • Chris Milk • Mike Roche 300% Mobile Lift Is A Real and Augmented Reality Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 2Emery Skolfield • Annie Weinberger Breaking the News in the Age of Snapchat ACC Exhibit Hall 5Nick Bilton • Andrew Bleeker • Dan Pfeiffer • Dan Rather Can Media Save Us From Disaster? Hyatt Regency Austin Big BendScott Henderson • Brian Reich collaboration JW Marriott Room 203-204Mark Messenbaugh • James Oury • David Moinina Sengeh • Brian Warrington DIY Health: Saving Time and Money JW Marriott Room 201-202Patrick Freuler Entertainment and the Edge: Post-Millennial Culture Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 3Jack Horner • Ian Pierpoint Finding the Best API for Your Music App Hilton Austin Downtown Salon AFrank Johnson • Mohamed Moutadayne • Tom Rettig • Rachel Scarpati • Bill Wilson Future of Austin Tech: Student to Startup Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DDon Christian • Nathan Green How Media Companies Build Tech Scenes Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 2-3Tom Cheredar • Eric Hellweg • Joshua Rubin The Tech Talent Shortage: Problems and Solutions JW Marriott Room 408-409Altay Guvench This Is Your Brain on Media: Selling or Sabotage? Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 1Chandra Briggman • Srinivasan Pillay • Stephanie Rowe Transformative Entrepreneurship in the US & Abroad Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BSteffen Holly • Kevin Koym • Jae Lee • Ernesto Rodriguez Understanding the Beacosystem Radisson Town Lake Riverside BallroomDave Heinzinger • Molly Hop • Steven Jacobs • Anne Marie Stephen Your Marketing Platform Is Broken Hilton Austin Downtown Salon EJascha Kaykas-Wolff • Megan Lueders • Mike Mckinnon • Roland Smart Rapid On-Boarding: Building Password-less Apps JW Marriott Room 306Derek Labian • Tom Langridge Shredding Wires With Rapid UX Prototyping JW Marriott Room 307Kyle Outlaw Story Mapping Your Product JW Marriott Room 310-311Jeff Patton UI Patterns: Then and Now JW Marriott Salon GSteve Mackley