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Friday, March 13
 

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How to Build a Following Around Your Idea ACC Ballroom GDorie Clark Designing New IP for New Technologies Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 4Lorne Lanning #nofilter: Pros and Cons of Constant Connection JW Marriott Salon 8Krystine Batcho • AJ Scherbring • Jenny Stoltenow • Paul Tyma Austin: The New Gateway for International Startups Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HThomas Bebis • Jean Belanger • George Koutitas • Dr. Ann-Christine Langselius • Eleftherios Ntouanoglou Beacons, mPay and The Great Shopper Reboot Sheraton Austin Capitol BallroomSean Bartlett • Ryan Bonifacino • Daniel Gutwein • Laura Davis Taylor Content Is Content: TV, Social and Everything Else Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 1Lila King • Gavin Purcell • Tim Shey Cross-Channel Data Driven Marketing With TV Radisson Town Lake Riverside BallroomMolly Parr Do You Know the ROI of WOM? Do You Want To? Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 2Greg Pharo • Beth Rockwood • Peter Storck • Edward Wild En Vogue: Blurring the Line Between Brands and Tech JW Marriott Room 205Jennifer Darmour How Is Big Pharma Interacting with Tech Startups? JW Marriott Room 203-204Jennifer Lannon • Meghan Lopresto • Mike Marett • Shweta Singh • Phyllis Whiteley Move Fast, Government, or Get Out of the Way ACC Ballroom AMichelle Lee • Penny Pritzker • Jon Steinberg Moving from Graphic Design to 3D Object Design JW Marriott Salon EPaul Trani Network All the Things: What About Infrastructure? JW Marriott Room 208Dave Friedman • Mike Krell • Menko de Roos • Ron Sege New Media Ethics: Journalism in the Age of GIFs Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 2-3Susie Banikarim • Jessica Bennett • Justin Ellis • Jane Spencer The Bombastic Brilliance of Black Twitter II ACC Room 6ABMeredith Clark • Kimberly "Dr Goddess" Ellis

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Virtual Function, Physical Interface ACC Ballroom BPatrick Mankins Defining the Next Generation Retail Experience ACC Ballroom DJulie Bornstein • Jennifer Hyman • Katrina Lake Design Perspectives on Meaningful Choice Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 4George Royer • Shawn Sprockett • Rachel Weil • Davey Wreden The Evolution of Audio in the 21st Century Four Seasons Ballroom CDBonnie Bernstein • Colin Cowherd • Traug Keller • Stephen A Smith Battle Cry of the Sensible Startup Hilton Austin Downtown Salon EScott Abel • Lara Aldag • Jeff Tangney • Jason Yeung Capital Factory Fast Pitch Hilton Austin Downtown Salon GJD Weinstein Exploring the Future of Sustainable Fashion JW Marriott Room 205Kristy Caylor • Karla Gallardo • Rati Sahi Levesque • Lauren Sherman Jedi Mind Tricks for Entrepreneurs ACC Ballroom ANicole Glaros Meet the Mentors at SXSW: Creating Your Career ACC Ballroom EPaul Brunson • Jeff Clanagan • Ella Rucker • Michael Street • April Walker Open Doors, Close Deals with A Crystal Clear Pitch Hilton Austin Downtown Salon JSam Horn Publishing Innovation: Next Century Reading ACC Room 12ABAshleigh Gardner • Jason Hovey Ready to Wear? Body Informed 3D Printed Fashion JW Marriott Room 206Pauline van Dongen Sails.js: Rags to...Open Source JW Marriott Salon BMike McNeil The Societal Cost of Unrealized Human Potential JW Marriott Room 408-409Vivienne Ming The South and Midwest Matter More Than NY and SF? Hilton Austin Downtown Room 412Melody McCloskey • Ligaya Tichy UX and The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle JW Marriott Salon AJeff Alpen • Laura Blanchard Applied Improv: Change The Way You Look at Work JW Marriott Salon FMichael Jastroch • Rachel Madorsky • Pierce Purselley The Results Curve: Focus, Collaborate, Play! JW Marriott Room 310-311Pierre Khawand

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#FeelingBeautiful: Social Media and Women's Egos JW Marriott Salon 8Amanda de Cadenet • Gabi Gregg • Angela Matusik • Katherine Schwarzenegger Audio Drama in the 21st Century ACC Room 12ABChris Cox • Buzz Moran • Jason Neulander • Kc Wayland Bladerunner: South Africa's Trial by Social Media Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 1Chris Roper • Emma Sadleir • Amanda Sevasti • Amanda Whitehouse Creating Local News in a Connected World Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 4-7Jim Brady Evolving From Founder to Great CEO Hilton Austin Downtown Salon JJoel Trammell Getting Old: A Job for the Young JW Marriott Room 408-409José Colucci Global Rise of Fashion Technology JW Marriott Room 205Marc Cameron • Martin McNulty • Kate Unsworth How the Google App Finds Answers Before You Search JW Marriott Room 208Aparna Chennapragada • Danny Sullivan Increasing the Diversity of Tech Startup Founders ACC Ballroom EKathy Burrell • Darnell Kemp • Natalia Oberti Noguera • Keith White Step Up Your Game: How to Win the M-Commerce Race JW Marriott Room 206Blair Ethington • Mandi Meng The Power of Invention: Hiring, Firing and Wiring Hilton Austin Downtown Room 412Winston Binch • Pete Favat TheDJBrain: Learn from the Happiest Profession JW Marriott Room 211-212Daniel Margulies • Wilfried Runde Turkey: Innovation in Global Communities Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HCeren Aslan • Bestem Buyum • Ms Seda Olmez Cakar • Canan Cakmakci Unicorn #2: How Entrepreneurs Choose the Next Idea Hilton Austin Downtown Salon GVinay Bhagat • Jason Cohen • Dean Drako • Bob Fabbio Well-Designed: Creating Empathy-Driven Products JW Marriott Salon AJon Kolko When Quickies Aren’t Satisfying: Loyalty on Social Radisson Town Lake Riverside BallroomErika Brookes • Rebecca Harris • Michelle Lapierre • Holly Spaeth

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Saturday, March 14
 

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Hyper-Reality TV and Online Video Are a Perfect Fit ACC Room 18ABCDDermot McCormack • Morgan Spurlock Accelerating Startups in Europe: What’s Different Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HMax Gurvits • Elina Zheleva Advanced Mobility Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BJay Ellis • Ryan Eustice • Alisyn Malek • Andre Weimerskirch Digital Shift: Tomorrow's Relationships and Ideals JW Marriott Salon 7Daniel Bluzer-Fry • Kristy Richards Mobile Beyond Marketing: The Era of UnAdvertising Radisson Town Lake Riverside BallroomBrent Hieggelke • Sonia Nagar • Arlie Sisson • Brendan Wright Nat Geo Captures the World For Nokia, With a Phone Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 2-3Stephen Alvarez • Tiina Jaatinen • Alice Keating • Richard Kelly Social Media: Breaking News or Fixing News? Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 1Eric Carvin • Allison Lichter • Michael Roston • Kai Ryssdal Stepping Outside Your Comfort Zone Hilton Austin Downtown Room 412Moritz Plassnig The Fashion Hack: Experimentation and Co-Creation JW Marriott Room 205Liz Bacelar • Maurizio Rossi • John Vary The Natural Architecture of Social Media Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 4-7Patrick Mulford Wearable Ads: Marketing An Internet of Things Sheraton Austin Capitol BallroomMichael Deitz • Anne Keenan • Josh Kessler • Jon Werner What Fashion Can Learn from Female-Led Companies JW Marriott Room 206Yael Aflalo • Hayley Barna • Tina Craig • Leslie Price World War A: Humans vs Algorithms JW Marriott Salon 4Ceren Paydas Adv. Brand and Marketing for Early Stage Companies JW Marriott Salon HPaul Dery • Tomás Puig Build Right: Frontend Testing JW Marriott Room 303-304Ryan Cromwell • Rob Tarr Building Location-Aware Apps Using Open Source JW Marriott Salon FChuck Greb • Matthew Smollinger Information Architecture Essentials JW Marriott Room 307Andrew Hinton • Dan Klyn

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Nudges for Good: Apps That Make Better People ACC Ballroom BDavid Caygill Gaming: The Desire to Play and the Giant Within Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 4Chris Bruzzo How the Data Era Will Build High Performing Humans Four Seasons Ballroom ABVictor Cruz • Michael Gervais • Haile Owusu • Sarah Robb O\'Hagan 21st Century Social Entrepreneurship and Policy ACC Room 5ABCKirsten Dickerson • Elizabeth Gore • Michael Young Art, Robo Ads and Tech Marketing of Tomorrow Sheraton Austin Capitol BallroomChristine Bensen • Marjorie Gray • Keith Johnston • Marc Sobier Augmented Reality and Commerce Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HRoman Hasenbeck • Herman Lam Building A Lean Mean Fashion Business Machine JW Marriott Room 205Daniel Bobroff • Lisa Green • Karinna Nobbs • Kate Walmsley Calling for a Nation of Makers JW Marriott Salon 3Mark Hatch • Thomas Kalil Conflict in the Startup Marriage Hilton Austin Downtown Austin Chamber OfficesGeorge Diab • Thomas Knoll Data-Driven Newsrooms That Don't Drive Off Writers Hyatt Regency Austin Big BendWright Bryan • Lexi Nisita Driving to Retention: a Simple Roadmap Radisson Town Lake Riverside BallroomKimberlie Christen • Ben Jones • Alyssa Meritt • Peter Roybal Forget Loyalty, Build Habits Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 1Leslie Feinzaig Impact: Taking My Chance to Lead ACC Ballroom AAri Horie IoT: Endless Possibilities, Real World Questions JW Marriott Room 211-212Joe Burton Meet Up: It Takes All Kinds to Work in Advertising JW Marriott Room 508Emily Grim Patagonia: Why Business Is Good for the Planet Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DJoel Makower • Rose Marcario Rapid Iteration On Mobile JW Marriott Salon AMariya Yao Science Project: Venture Ready Outside the Valley Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BWesley Huffstutter • Lora Kerr • Michael Psarouthakis Startup Immigration: A Look Back, the Road Ahead Hilton Austin Downtown Salon KDave McClure • Craig Montuori • Christopher Nicholson • Tahmina Watson Support Community Managers Unite! JW Marriott Room 404Laura Feeney • Bill Johnston The Inspiring and Game-Changing Afro-Latina ACC Room 10ABOmilani • Jessica M Alarcon • Paulina Artieda • Rebecca Dailey-Wooley • Lizette Williams The Unbundling Effect: Who’s Next? JW Marriott Salon 8Brad Hargreaves • Jared Hecht The Unexpected Power of Shared Meals Driskill Hotel MaximilianCedric Giorgi • Andrew Hyde • Camille Rumani Wearable Tech and Design: Cracking Mainstream Trends JW Marriott Room 206David Austin • Jason Johnson • Christina Mercando • Pete Pachal • Lance Ulanoff • Lance Unlaoff

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Driving Results Through Culture ACC Ballroom GChris Edmonds UFC: Women Breaking Ground Inside the Octagon ACC Ballroom DJessica Eye • Allison Glock • Ronda Rousey • Dana White Well Played: On Video Games, Value and Meaning Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 4Drew Davidson A Crash Course in Maker Movement Marketing JW Marriott Salon 3Lucia Mancuso • Jonathan Moneta Being Flawsome: 5 Digital Habits to Rock Your Brand JW Marriott Salon 7Erik Qualman Cars: Back to the Future Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HFrank Breust • Vicente Fox Catalytic Color: Flow and The Balanced Brain Benefit JW Marriott Salon 2Margaret Keys • Tom Parish • Brad Richardson • Leanne Venier Changing the Human Experience with Mobile Location Radisson Town Lake Riverside BallroomCory Bergman • Kevin Hunter • Michael Richardson • Ajay Waghray Cracking Middle America Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 2Kerry Bennett • Craig Elbert • Neil Grimmer • Sarah Kessler Designing for the Mind JW Marriott Salon BRoger Dooley • Nir Eyal • Nathalie Nahai Designing Your UX Portfolio JW Marriott Room 408-409Ian Fenn How CNN and The New York Times Moderate Comments JW Marriott Salon 8Bassey Etim • Patrick O\'Keefe • David Williams Marketing Technologist Meet Up JW Marriott Room 504Parker Short Metadata for Good? Trust and Context in Online Media Hyatt Regency Austin Big BendMorgan Hargrave • Harlo Holmes Mobile: The Glue Between Online and Physical Retail JW Marriott Room 205Michelle DeVore • Carla Dunham • Tricia Nichols • Alan Tisch Public Partnerships and Private Parts Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DJenna Arnold • Anjali Kumar Real World: Life of Data from Sensor to Analysis JW Marriott Room 208Sébastien Boria • Sebastien Boria • Gina Longoria • Shahram Mehraban • Eric Starkloff Social Media Celebrity: Audience vs True Influence Hyatt Regency Austin Hill Country ABCDCiaran Bossom • Lisa Materazzo • Amir Mohamadzadeh • Jonathan Perelman The Future of Human-Computer Interaction Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BRamses Eduardo Alcaide • Dr. Tawanna Dillahunt • Roger Ehrenberg • Nancy Benovich Gilby The Reinvented Food Festival: Sink or Swim Driskill Hotel Driskill BallroomBen Leventhal • Adam Rapoport • Rob Sheard • Mike Thelin Turning Talent into Rockstars JW Marriott Salon 5-6Bonin Bough Using Brands to Create Cultural Identity Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 1Jarret Myer • Chris Wink We Are Mapping Your World, Inside: What's Private? JW Marriott Salon 4Carol Politi Who Wants To Be a YouTube Ad Millionaire Sheraton Austin Capitol BallroomFarrah Bezner • Mark Fortner • Rob Griffin • Kevin Hung • Chris Landa

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Drones and the Texas 500: A Broadcast Challenge Four Seasons San JacintoJaime Carlin • Benjamin Martin • Michael Rocha Makers Change the World and Tools Change the Maker Long Center West Pincer LoungeRay Almgren • Jim Newton • Paul Teich • Stephan Turnipseed The Future of Doping and PEDs Four Seasons Ballroom CDMatthew Futterman • Jason Gay • Tim Johnson • Edwin Moses The Future Role of Tech in Dining and Food ACC Ballroom DMatt Buchanan • David Chang Are Brands Sabotaging Their Own Content? Hyatt Regency Austin Hill Country ABCDSeth Coffrin • Emily Luger • Liz McDonnell • Alyssa Vitrano Augmented Reality in Music: Hackable Instruments JW Marriott Room 402-403Bruno Zamborlin Bedroom to Boardroom: Sharing the Executive Suite JW Marriott Room 408-409Michael Manning • Q Manning Building A Startup Ecosystem from Zero Hilton Austin Downtown Salon KDevin Baptiste • Samantha Snabes • Sebastian Vidal Digital Skins: A New Age of Fashion Manufacturing JW Marriott Room 205Hayley Ard • Francis Bitonti • Amanda Parkes Franchise: A Food Truck Evolution Driskill Hotel MaximilianNatasha Case • Dave Danhi • Ross Resnick • Eric Silverstein From Siberia to Millions of Users JW Marriott Salon 5-6Tim Ferriss • Deena Varshavskaya Future Crimes From the Digital Underworld JW Marriott Salon 4Marc Goodman Girl Power(ed) JW Marriott Salon 1Tracy Chou • Joelle Emerson • Surabhi Gupta • Hui Li How Auto Technology Is Moving at A Furious Pace Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HGuillermo Lagos • Hironori Miyauchi • Robin Reyes • Gerardo Sordo How Can Journalism, Civic Tech Hack Politics 2016? Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 1Ruby Cramer • Seth Flaxman • Emily Ramshaw • Andrew Rasiej How Can Mobile Advertising Not Suck Sheraton Austin Capitol BallroomTom Bick • Jim Ensign • Zoe Levine • Shelby Saville • Shelby Savillle Humans vs Machines: A Cognitive Revolution JW Marriott Room 211-212Chetan Dube Know Your Kryptonite: Crisis In Your Metropolis Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 1David Krejci • Lauren Melcher LA and The Innovation Economy ACC Ballroom ASophia Amoruso • Troy Carter • Eric Garcetti Legend of the Black Techie: The New Moses ACC Ballroom ETynicka Battle • Lynne d Johnson • Billy Johnson Jr • Karine Travieso Marketing in the Era of Engagement Meet Up JW Marriott Room 508Matt Zilli NASA’s Giant Step in Social Media JW Marriott Salon 7Rodney Mason • Veronica McGregor Ocean Exploration: Illuminating the Unknown JW Marriott Salon 3Paul Bunje Tech & Purpose...With a Dung Beetle, Prof, & Rabbi JW Marriott Room 201-202Laura Baum • Vic Strecher Watch What Happens Next: a World of Wearables Radisson Town Lake Riverside BallroomJulie Ask • Asif Khan • Richard Ting • Scott Townsend What It Really Takes to Win in Business ACC Exhibit Hall 5Gary Vaynerchuk • Jack Welch • Suzy Welch Why Ireland Is Cranking Out Great Tech Companies Hilton Austin Downtown Room 400-402Simone Boswell • Mike Butcher • Patrick Leddy • Joe Mitchell • Brendan O\'Driscoll • Julie Sinnamon Zero Day: What Will Be The Weapons Of World War 3? ACC Room 12ABDave Anthony • August Cole PixelPerfect: Strategies for Overcoming Perfection JW Marriott Room 310-311J Schuh • Brian Sullivan The Future of Work: OfficeADD, Focus, GTD, Nirvana JW Marriott Salon GAmol Sarva • Edward Shenderovich

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Smart Yet Illiterate: Hacking Health Literacy ACC Ballroom CChristina Mullen Competitive Advantage: Mental Health in Athletics Four Seasons Ballroom ABPatrick Baillie • Doug Hankes • Nicki Moore • Mary Wilfert Making a Maker City Long Center West Pincer LoungeDale Dougherty • Travis Good • Peter Hirshberg The Rise of Mobile eSports Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 4Casey Chafkin • Bo Daly • Andrew Paradise • Mike Vorhaus A Clickable Feast: Pursuing The Modern Music Video ACC Room 12ABSimon Wiscombe • Matt Yoka America Meet World: How Global Satirists See Us ACC Room 9ABCSaman Arbabi • Trina DasGupta • David Kibuuka • Anuvab Pal Brand Sponsorships For Startups Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 2Jodi Arden • Gregory Castronuovo • Chris Denson • Fred Schonenberg • Jack Shannon Building An Empire of Data for Retail JW Marriott Room 205Ryan Craver Confident Women: Ditch the Bitch Stigma JW Marriott Room 407Kali Williams Culture Trumps Advertising Every Time Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 1Chris Kneeland Designing for Professional Users: A New UX Playbook JW Marriott Salon CAlan Baumgarten • Ben Judy How Food and Drink Drive Urban Planning Today Driskill Hotel MaximilianSean Brock • Matthew Goodrich • Richard Martin • Tyler Niess IT Pros Take a Seat at the Table Meet Up JW Marriott Room 502-503Sara Gates Managing a Shit Storm and Restoring Your Brand Hyatt Regency Austin Hill Country ABCDRobert Gibbs • Liz Jarvis-Shean • Ben LaBolt • Becca Lewis MAYDAY: The Fight to Save American Democracy ACC Exhibit Hall 5Lawrence Lessig Method Matters in Civic Engagement – But How? ACC Room 6ABBenjamin Armstrong • Nick Bowden Narratives, Platforms and Movements Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DJohn Hagel Story-Driven Health: Alaska’s Race to Wellness JW Marriott Room 201-202Douglas Eby • Katherine Gottlieb Sustainable Photography in a Disintermediated Era Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 2-3Mikkel Aaland • Anna Dickson • Richard Kelly • Leora Kornfeld • Peter Krogh The Future of Porn Is 3D Virtual Reality Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 4-7Alec Helmy • Brian Shuster The Future of Privacy JW Marriott Salon 8Michael Beckerman • Suzan Delbene • Blake Farenthold • Darrell Issa The Story of Creative Icons: Failure to Mastery ACC Ballroom ASarah Lewis User Experience Design Shaping Our World JW Marriott Salon 5-6Genevieve Bell • Mimi Ito Wallet Wars: Payments are Just the Beginning Radisson Town Lake Riverside BallroomStephanie Capretto • Brian Kirby • John Lunn • Jordan Mckee • Jeremy Nicholas Where Are The Black Designers? ACC Ballroom EMaurice Cherry

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Sunday, March 15
 

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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 400-402Whurley • Jim Butler • Thomas Osha • Michele Skelding • 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

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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

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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

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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
 
Monday, March 16
 

9:30am

Unlock Revenue Streams with Digital Asset Rights ACC Room 18ABCDTarek Fadel • Edward Klaris ATI Fast Pitch Hilton Austin Downtown Salon KBart Bohn • Omar El-Ayat • Sean Jacobsohn • Bryan Stolle Behind Every Leader JW Marriott Salon 1Ann Hiatt • Victoria Rabin • Rose Terenzio Building Businesses on Open Government Data Hilton Austin Downtown Salon EMarc DaCosta • Joel Gurin • Ian Kalin • Jed Sundwall Creating Inclusive Startup and Tech Ecosystems ACC Ballroom EPeter Barth • Erin Horne McKinney • Rodney Sampson • Chad Womack Fast, Fair & Open: The FCC’s Broadband Future ACC Ballroom AGigi Sohn • Laura Sydell 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 Leading the Startup UX from 0 to 100 Days JW Marriott Salon CUday Gajendar Science Fiction Becoming a Reality JW Marriott Room 211-212Grant Campany • Robert Kaul Surveillance Photography: Personal, Public, Profit JW Marriott Salon 8Katrin Eismann • David Fine • Oskar Kalmaru • Stephen Mayes 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

11:00am

Getting Found In the Post-Search Era ACC Ballroom BAndrew Delamarter Leading Digital: Mastering Digital Transformation ACC Ballroom GGeorge Westerman Exploring Storytelling in the Digital Age Four Seasons Ballroom ABAndrew Cochrane Protecting Your Game IP Without Alienating Users Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 4Amanda Conley 72 Ways Food Can Change the World Driskill Hotel Driskill BallroomAmanda Kludt • Jessamyn Rodriguez Beyond the Cloud: Big Data in the Off-Planet Era JW Marriott Room 208Daniel Faber • Jeff Garzik • Martine Rothblatt • Rick Smith Bionic Pancreas: Getting Closer JW Marriott Room 201-202Edward Damiano • Steven Russell • Yash Sabharwal Data Design: Where Math and Art Collide JW Marriott Salon ATrina Chiasson 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 How to Create Great Partnerships with Startups Hilton Austin Downtown Salon FPete Blackshaw • Kayode Owens • Gina Squara • Cary Tilds Operation Choke Point and Alternative Currencies ACC Room 10ABPerianne Boring • Mark Calabria • Cathy Reisenwitz • Ashe Schow 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 Shaping Technology for Improved Future Human Life Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BKen Goldberg • Jeremiah Owyang • Thanassis Rikakis • Manuela Veloso The Changing Privacy Landscape JW Marriott Salon 4Nuala O\'Connor • Lee Rainie 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 Unlocking Global Potential: Science and Technology Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HJennifer Haskell • Jeffrey Margolis • Mandy Sutton • Cynthia Traeger We Deserve a Second Chance: Ex-Prisoners-Speak JW Marriott Salon 2Shaka Senghor • Yusef Shakur • Trabian Shorters • Chris Wilson Will Wearables Bring New Purpose to Fashion? JW Marriott Room 206Natsai Audrey Chieza • Alastair Parvin • Beatrice Pembroke • Cassie Robinson

12:30pm

What's In Your Gut? Lessons From the Microbiome ACC Ballroom CZachary Apte • Alexander Carmichael S E E T H E U N S E E N ACC Next StageLauren Bowker Art vs Purpose: Innovation in Marketing JW Marriott Salon 3Leigh Christie Carnegie Mellon Interactive Technology Startups Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BSophie Lebrecht • Priya Narasimhan • Illah Nourbakhsh • Matt Tesch Cultures of Advocacy: People, Product and Change JW Marriott Salon 1Elizabeth Brownsen • Jefferson Burruss • Heather Hvidsten • Tricia Nichols Disruptive Innovators Under Attack Hilton Austin Downtown Salon EFrank Moss • Kevin O\'Malley • Gary Shapiro 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 How to Democratize Medicine JW Marriott Salon 5-6Eric Topol Humanizing Digital Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 2Joel Beckerman • Abigail Posner • Randall Stone • Charles Trippy Mediated Experiences: Technology and Art Today JW Marriott Salon 2Cezanne Charles • Christian Gaines • Joseph Voss • Keir Winesmith No Accounting for Taste: Maturing Personalization JW Marriott Room 211-212Yashoda Sampath Reality Check: 20 Years of the Digital Economy ACC Ballroom ADon Tapscott Rumors During War Time JW Marriott Room 404Lior Kodner The Dramatic Rise and Impact of Video Journalism Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 1Kareem Ahmed • Steve Oh • Ashish Patel • Ashley Simon

1:00pm

1:15pm

3:30pm

How Wearables Will Affect Your Social Aura ACC Ballroom CMark DCunha Always Talk to Strangers: Telling True Stories ACC Room 15Joshuah Bearman • Joshua Davis • Chris Smith • Gina Welch 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 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 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 Making the Museum of Food and Drink Driskill Hotel Driskill BallroomDave Arnold • Eliza Barclay • Emma Boast • Peter Kim Money Talks ACC Ballroom AMellody Hobson • Tom Meredith Not Impossible: Crowd-Solving a Human Future JW Marriott Salon 5-6Elliot Kotek On the Frontlines of the Social Media Jihad ACC Room 10ABShahed Amanullah • Humera Khan • Nadia Oweidat • Matthew Rice SmartUrbanization: New Perspectives on City Growth Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HJill Fehrenbacher • John Gartner • Adam Gettings • Horace Luke Storytelling Engines for Smart Environments ACC Room 12ABMeghan Athavale • Jonathan Belisle • Vincent Routhier • Lance Weiler The Global Pulse JW Marriott Room 211-212Henrik Fohns Why Is Spec Creative so Wrong, But Feels so Right? JW Marriott Salon DMichael Griffith Analyzing Big Enterprise Graph Data with Spark JW Marriott Salon HPatrick White Data Visualization: Marketing Skill of the Future JW Marriott Room 306Jake Burkett • Andy Keil

3:45pm

4:00pm

4:15pm

5:00pm

 
Tuesday, March 17
 

9:30am

11:00am

First Date to I Do: 4 Keys to mHealth Engagement ACC Ballroom BJohn de Souza AJ+ Presents the Future of Engagement ACC Next StageDr Yaser Bishr • David Cohn • Jigar Mehta • Brooke Minters • Hugh O\'Connor • Dena Takruri Bike Tech Nerd Meet Up JW Marriott Room 504Daniel Curtin Live Music Streaming as Means for Brand Engagement ACC Room 12ABJimmy Chamberlin • Andrew Klein • Hank Neuberger • John Petrocelli #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 Building Trust in Community Marketplaces JW Marriott Salon 8Steve Kirkham • Corinne Haxton Pavlovic • Jennifer Newman Sharpe • Julia Wilde Canceled: How to Write Short: Word Craft for Fast Times Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 4-7Roy Peter Clark Digital Health: Where Are the Billion $ Unicorns? Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ESam Brasch • Lynne Chou • Skip Fleshman • Teresa Wang Malware in the Wild: Evolving to Evade Detection JW Marriott Salon 7Engin Kirda Our Digital Selves: What Privacy Means Now Parkside Restaurant UpstairsJake Brewer • Casey Oppenheim • Amie Stepanovich • Janice Tsai Screens and Stereotypes: How SocialTV Amplifies Images ACC Room 5ABCLynessa Williams • Sherri Williams Seven Decision Science Secrets That Drive Behavior Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 3Nancy Harhut 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 VCs Investing in Retail Innovation: Why? Where? JW Marriott Room 206Eurie Kim • Stephanie Palmeri • Dan Rosen • Janie Yu

12:30pm

2:00pm

3:30pm

5:00pm

 
Wednesday, March 18
 

11:00am

5:00pm

 
Thursday, March 19
 

2:00pm

3:30pm

5:00pm

 
Friday, March 20
 

12:30pm

3:30pm