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Tuesday, March 17


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Accelerators by the Numbers: 2014 Rankings Hilton Austin Downtown Room 412Susan Cohen • Yael Hochberg 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 Innovation Principles and Practices JW Marriott Salon CDan Ward 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 Lessons Learned Building Web Apps With Go JW Marriott Salon BChris Gansen PanelPicker Tips for Success ACC Room 9ABCChristine Auten • Sarah Garcia Privacy Is in Fashion: Who Will Wear It Well? JW Marriott Room 205Annie Auerbach • Eliza Esquivel Proprietary to OS: Giving Away Six Million Is Hard Hilton Austin Downtown Salon JEd Schipul 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 SXSW Yoga ACC Room 8AJennilyn Carson The Future of the Internet: How Open is Open Parkside Restaurant UpstairsMarvin Ammori • Scott Cleland • Tiffany Moore • Brent Skorup 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 YouTube and You Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 1Zach King • Colin McCafferty • Andrea Russett • George Strompolos $1 Prototype: Modern Approach to Mobile UX Design JW Marriott Salon FGreg Nudelman Interactive Narratives in Open Game Worlds JW Marriott Room 301-302Joris Dormans • Karel Millenaar Large Drupal Projects JW Marriott Room 303-304Robert Ristroph • Jenn Sramek Lean Invention: Idea to Product Launch in 4 Hours! JW Marriott Room 307Conley Giles • Luemara Wagner Learn To Program: Your First Lines of Code JW Marriott Salon GMark Lassoff 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

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First Date to I Do: 4 Keys to mHealth Engagement ACC Ballroom BJohn de Souza #OurTimeToLead: Why Tech Needs More Women ACC Ballroom GElizabeth Ames Abandon the CMS: Journalism and Interactive Design Hyatt Regency Austin Big BendMichael Renaud • Tim Taliaferro Artience: Art and Science in the World of Design JW Marriott Salon BAnn-Caryn Cleveland • Soleio Cuervo • Scott Klemmer • Steve Vassallo Better and Faster: Predict Opportunity & Win in 2015 ACC Ballroom AJeremy Gutsche Build a Life, Not a Resume JW Marriott Room 407Nathan Gebhard • Holman Wang Building Trust in Community Marketplaces JW Marriott Salon 8Steve Kirkham • Corinne Haxton Pavlovic • Jennifer Newman Sharpe • Julia Wilde Canceled: Game Tech Is Changing Real-World Visualization JW Marriott Room 208Alexx Henry • Sanjay Mistry • Alan Robles • Mike Woods Canceled: How to Write Short: Word Craft for Fast Times Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 4-7Roy Peter Clark 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 Digital Democracy: Amplifying LGBT Stories Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 2-3Wesley Adams • Bryan Simmons • Andrew Wallace • Serena Worthington Digital Health: Where Are the Billion $ Unicorns? Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ESam Brasch • Lynne Chou • Skip Fleshman • Teresa Wang For Media, It's Platform or Perish Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 1Trei Brundrett • David Cohn • Cindy Royal How to Start A Successful Community Among Giants Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DMartin Bryant • Markus Spiering 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 Malware in the Wild: Evolving to Evade Detection JW Marriott Salon 7Engin Kirda Mentor Session: Celina Rollon Courtyard Marriott Brazos ICelina Rollon Mentor Session: Dwayne Cathey Courtyard Marriott Brazos IDwayne Cathey Mentor Session: Gregory Green Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIGregory Green Mentor Session: Michael Lovett Courtyard Marriott Brazos IMichael Lovett Mentor Session: Michelle Phan Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIMichelle Phan Mentor Session: Nathan Toups Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIINathan Toups Mentor Session: Pamela Pavliscak Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIPamela Pavliscak Mentor Session: Pieter Jongerius Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIPieter Jongerius Mentor Session: Scott Owens Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIScott Owens 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 Our Digital Selves: What Privacy Means Now Parkside Restaurant UpstairsJake Brewer • Casey Oppenheim • Amie Stepanovich • Janice Tsai Putting Policymakers to Work For You ACC Room 10ABAdrian Fenty • Niloo Howe • Grover Norquist • Michael Petricone • Julie Samuels Screens and Stereotypes: How SocialTV Amplifies Images ACC Room 5ABCLynessa Williams • Sherri Williams Series R: Customer Revenue Is Replacing Series A Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BSarah Bird • Nick Francis • Alex Moore • Chris Savage Seven Decision Science Secrets That Drive Behavior Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 3Nancy Harhut Six Years and $60 Million for This Stupid Hoodie JW Marriott Room 408-409Peter Kim The Arc of Emerging Technology: Patents Predict It ACC Room 9ABCGregory Stobbs The Remaking of Airbnb and Eventbrite JW Marriott Salon CKatie Dill • Daniel Silverstein Turning Big Healthcare into Hubs of Innovation JW Marriott Room 203-204Onil Bhattacharyya • Molly Coye • Erika Pabo • Douglas Wood VCs Investing in Retail Innovation: Why? Where? JW Marriott Room 206Eurie Kim • Stephanie Palmeri • Dan Rosen • Janie Yu We're All Related. The (Big) Data Proves It JW Marriott Salon 5-6Katarzyna Bryc • AJ Jacobs • Joanna Mountain 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 Robot Petting Zoo JW Marriott Salon EDesiree Matel-Anderson • Rebeka Ryvola SX Health & MedTech Expo JW Marriott

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Teenage Kicks: How Can We Reduce Teen Risk Taking ACC Ballroom BAlexandra Goat A.I. State of the Union JW Marriott Room 211-212Monica Anderson • Fred Brown • Doug Lenat • Nova Spivack Battles at Home: Protecting the Sharing Economy Parkside Restaurant UpstairsLaurent Crenshaw • April Mims • Chris Nakutis • Brandon Pollak Beacon Technology & the Rise of Hyper Localization ACC Ballroom GAlexandre Ackermans • Jeff Sinclair Blowing Up J-School: Journalism's New Relevance Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 1Carrie Brown-Smith • Heather Chaplin • Cole Goins • Brad King Cash, Credit, Bitcoin? The Law of Digital Currency ACC Room 9ABCDavid Beam 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 Elevator Pitch Session Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ABrian Zisk Feels X Gains: Emotions, Masculinity and Support JW Marriott Salon 8Christopher Gandin Le • Emily Lindin • Marcus Morieko • David Tuck • Jamia Wilson Follow the Money: Cyber Crime and the Black Market JW Marriott Salon 3Byron Acohido • Joel Lang 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 Is Mobile Tech the Answer to our Political Apathy? ACC Room 10ABAna Roca Castro • Nathan Daschle • Adriana Gardella • Jeb Ory Know Thyself: Introspective Personal Data Mining JW Marriott Salon 5-6Talithia Williams Lean On Is the New Lean In Hilton Austin Downtown Room 412Lee Holloway • Michelle Zatlyn Media, Tech and What's Next? ACC Exhibit Hall 5Julia Boorstin • Pete Cashmore Mentor Session: Ann Greenberg Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIAnn Greenberg Mentor Session: Clay Crenshaw Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIClay Crenshaw Mentor Session: Craig Barker Courtyard Marriott Brazos IICraig Barker Mentor Session: Dylan Stevenson Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIDylan Stevenson Mentor Session: Jan Triplett Courtyard Marriott Brazos IJan Triplett PhD Mentor Session: John Robert Reed Courtyard Marriott Brazos IJohn Robert Reed Mentor Session: Nazli Yuzak Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIINazli Yuzak Mentor Session: Rod Paddock Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIRod Paddock Mentor Session: Sandeep Kumar Courtyard Marriott Brazos ISandeep Kumar Mentor Session: Trey Shelton Courtyard Marriott Brazos IITrey Shelton 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 Raise the Bar: Remaking Health for the Underserved JW Marriott Room 203-204Stan Berkow • Andrey Ostrovsksy MD • Andrey Ostrovsky MD • Lori Melichar Redefining Realness for Brands On Twitter Hyatt Regency Austin Hill Country ABCDMarie Bonaccorse • Bianca Buckridee • John Colucci • Mariali Hackman • Christina Warren Russell Brand's Revolution Will Be Televised ACC Ballroom DRussell Brand • Brian Solis Show and Smell: Marketing Experiences Beyond Visual Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 2Heather Gately • Warren Kronberger • David Polinchock • Ben Redford Social Data’s Influence on Financial Markets Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BChris Camillo • Leigh Drogen • Howard Lindzon • Frank Lortscher Software Innovation Against the Odds JW Marriott Salon BBarbara Barry • Joan DiMicco • Brian Kane • Jesse Kriss SXSW Daily Recap ACC Ballroom FSarah Garcia • Kamille Girton • Andrew Logan • Aaron Sankin The Future Is Short-Form: Storytelling for Today Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 2-3David Freeman • Bonnie Pan • Lucas Shaw The Innovator's DNA: The Five Innovation Skills Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DHal Gregersen The ISIS Twitter Census ACC Ballroom AJ.M. Berger • Jonathon Morgan The Revenue Promise of Predictive Intelligence Hilton Austin Downtown Salon JAmanda Kahlow • Joseph Puthussery Turning a Pilot into Success JW Marriott Room 201-202Indu Subaiya We Hired a Dev! How Do I Get More and Keep Them? JW Marriott Room 408-409RC Johnson Winning the Battle for Digital Airspace Radisson Town Lake Riverside BallroomChris Borek • Jeff Griffin • Lauren Johnson • Michael Stich

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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 Corporate Capital: A Best Kept Secret Hilton Austin Downtown Salon KLuis Arbulu • Stephanie Hospital • Rafael Torres DIY Health: Saving Time and Money JW Marriott Room 201-202Patrick Freuler Economic Architecture: Mesh Network of Innovation Hilton Austin Downtown Salon JGrace Belangia • Eric Parker Entertainment and the Edge: Post-Millennial Culture Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 3Jack Horner • Ian Pierpoint Fighting Surveillance Can Be Good for Business JW Marriott Salon 3Alex Abdo • Matthew Prince 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 How to Rob a Bank: Vulnerabilities of New Money JW Marriott Salon 8Josh Alexander • Bob Blakley • Boe Hartman Lessons in Life: Work Learned Living in My Office JW Marriott Room 407Chris Smith LGBT Best Practices From Practicing Homosexuals ACC Room 6ABWhitney Pillsbury • Mike Wilke Modern Swiss Army Knife: Apps for Independence ACC Room 10ABStephen Ewell • Betsy Furler • Cristy Gamez-Galka • Amy Wheeler Personalization Uncovered: Creeps vs Grocery Stores Hyatt Regency Austin Hill Country ABCDVaibhav Dwivedi • Kevin Lindsay • Sabrina Pasini Skilled Labor, Green Cards, and H-1B Visas, Oh My Parkside Restaurant UpstairsCathie Adams • Ximena Hartsock • Jeremy Robbins • Todd Schulte The Biggest Issues in Digital Ethics JW Marriott Salon 7Susan Etlinger • Don Heider • Erin Reilly • John Thomas The New American Story – Latinos in the Media ACC Ballroom EDiane Guerrero • Leon Krauze • Wilmer Valderrama The State of Surveillance ACC Ballroom ABill Binney 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 What I Learned Speaking in Yemen Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 4-7John Bates • Sharon Bates Your Marketing Platform Is Broken Hilton Austin Downtown Salon EJascha Kaykas-Wolff • Megan Lueders • Mike Mckinnon • Roland Smart 'BYOC' With A Pocket Full Of WebSockets JW Marriott Salon HRobert Tuttle Decoding Design Feedback & Avoiding UX Quagmires JW Marriott Room 301-302Doug Hopkins Fixing Fractured User Experiences JW Marriott Salon FSam Eder • Ben McConnell 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 The Skinny on Sonic Logos (& Why You Need One Now) JW Marriott Room 303-304Cheryl Engelhardt UI Patterns: Then and Now JW Marriott Salon GSteve Mackley

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