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Friday, March 13
 

9:30am

11:00am

Big Data and AI Need Each Other And You Need Both ACL Live at the Moody Theater ACL LiveGanesh Bell • Amir Husain • Maher Masri • Manoj Saxena • Michael Stewart Designing for Trust JW Marriott Salon DMichael Boeke Digital Diversity: How Culture Impacts Digital Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 2Virginia Lennon • Christian Martinez How to Own The Conversation: Launching the MKC Palm Door on Sixth Main StageAshley Davidson • Adam Flanagan • Robert Pietsch • Chad Rumminger • Sarah Shanfield • Scott Steiner Neuroplasticity and Tech: Why Brands Have to Change Hyatt Regency Austin Hill Country ABCDDan Machen • Felix Morgan Next Nature: How Technology Becomes Nature JW Marriott Salon 3Koert van Mensvoort Pocket Full of Dynamite: Making the Mobile Web 3D Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 3Hai Nguyen • Shana Opperman Revamping Photoshop for Screen Design JW Marriott Salon EZorana Gee Simple Ways to Massively Increase Your Content Radisson Town Lake Riverside BallroomKaila Garrison • Lyndsay Iorio Signor SXSW Global Connections Kickoff Hilton Austin Downtown Salon H SXSW Home Room ACC Room 9ABCKelly Krause • Monica Sack Synthetic Biology: Learn, Do, and Dream JW Marriott Salon 2Rob Carlson • Connor Dickie • Joi Ito • Orkan Telhan Turbocharging Social Activism with Data Standards ACC Room 10ABTim Anderegg • Gayatri Bhalla • Josh Cohen • Jason Rosenbaum What Is A Brand Now Anyway? Sheraton Austin Capitol BallroomLaura Gordon • Vinoo Vijay • Russell Wager • James Ward What Marketers Can Learn From Political Campaigns Trinity Hall Trinity HallPeter Bouchard • Rich Mintz • Michelle Mullineaux • David Murphy

12:30pm

#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 Building an Army of Brand Advocates Hyatt Regency Austin Hill Country ABCDLuanne Calvert • Amanda Levy • Abby Lunardini • Terry Macko 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 CSS as a Service: Maintaining Style JW Marriott Salon BShay Howe Customizable Interactive SVG Graphics for the Web JW Marriott Salon DDevina Coutinho • Priyanka Herur Do You Know the ROI of WOM? Do You Want To? Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 2Greg Pharo • Beth Rockwood • Peter Storck • Edward Wild Empowering Cities with Big Data Analytics JW Marriott Room 211-212Charlie Catlett • Marta Gonzales • John Tolva • Roy Truitt En Vogue: Blurring the Line Between Brands and Tech JW Marriott Room 205Jennifer Darmour Global Digital Trends for The Luxury Consumer Palm Door on Sixth Main StageKeenan Ellsberry • Mark Evans • Chris Milk • Paul Miser How Big Data Helps Convert Fans into Customers ACL Live at the Moody Theater ACL LiveNick Goggans • Rob Laycock • Anthony Piedmonte • Peter Scott How Is Big Pharma Interacting with Tech Startups? JW Marriott Room 203-204Jennifer Lannon • Meghan Lopresto • Mike Marett • Shweta Singh • Phyllis Whiteley Lights, Camera, Action: MAKER LABS Live in Austin JW Marriott Salon 2David Alpert • Robert Kirkman • Erin McPherson • Mike Shields 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 New Social Networks Are Changing Entire Industries JW Marriott Salon 7Carmel DeAmicis • Nate Gross • Jay Hallberg • Manish Kothari The Art and Science of Shareability Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 4-7Dao Nguyen The Bombastic Brilliance of Black Twitter II ACC Room 6ABMeredith Clark • Kimberly "Dr Goddess" Ellis The Emperor’s New Wearables JW Marriott Room 206Travis Bogard • Ken Hertz • Brandon Little • Sandra Lopez The Myth of Reducing Friction in Your Product JW Marriott Salon ASushmita Subramanian The Secret History of Hypertext JW Marriott Salon 3Alex Wright Using Data to Create Rich User Experiences Trinity Hall Trinity HallMike Baker • Subu Desaraju • Scott Lange • Andrew Martin Why Is My Company More Transparent Than My Family? JW Marriott Salon 4Darren Reid You Are Not A Product: The Ello Revolution Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 3Paul Budnitz Your Laws, Your Data: Making Government More Open ACC Room 10ABMolly Bohmer • Daniel Schuman • Molly Schwartz • Rebecca Williams

2:00pm

3:30pm

And While We Are Asking, Is Media Dead Too? Sheraton Austin Capitol BallroomBob Garfield • Meredith Kopit Levien • Eamonn Store Artist Meets Hacker: How Tech is Changing the Arts JW Marriott Salon 3Devon Smith Battle Cry of the Sensible Startup Hilton Austin Downtown Salon EScott Abel • Lara Aldag • Jeff Tangney • Jason Yeung Behind the Social at PBS' Largest Content Provider JW Marriott Salon 7Hannah Auerbach • Molly Jacobs • Tory Starr • Olivia Wong Bioart: Melding Biotech and Art JW Marriott Salon 2Heather Dewey-Hagborg • Daniel Grushkin • Karen Ingram • Wythe Marschall Brand and Deliver: Creating Custom Branded Content Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 4-7Spencer Griffin • Luke Simmons Commercial Threats to Freedom of Speech Online ACC Room 10ABAmy Austin • Paul Alan Levy • Evan Mascagni • Laura Prather Decoding Gender Diversity in Tech JW Marriott Salon 1Carolina Huaranca • Savannah Peterson • Alexa Scordato • Darrell Silver Exploring the Future of Sustainable Fashion JW Marriott Room 205Kristy Caylor • Karla Gallardo • Rati Sahi Levesque • Lauren Sherman F1 Data Analysis Shifts Gears to Healthcare JW Marriott Room 203-204Julian Jenkins • Geoff McGrath • Dan Rutstein Fighting Ebola With Technology, Data and Innovation JW Marriott Room 201-202Ann Mei Chang • Wendy Taylor • Steven VanRoekel Going Wearable, Are you ready? Radisson Town Lake Riverside BallroomAngela Caicedo Groupe SOS: The Billion Dollar Social Enterprise Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HPenelope Douglas • Nicolas Hazard • Brian Walsh How Beautiful Tools Make Sense of Complex Data ACL Live at the Moody Theater ACL LiveFrancois Xavier Fringant • Gloria Lau • Naomi Robbins • Kevin Safford How Latina Moms Are Raising NextGen Coders ACC Ballroom FSylvia Aguiñaga • Jessica Olivarez Mazone • Melanie Mendez-Gonzales How SciFi Drives Marketing In the Exponential Age Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 2Will Kassoy • Marco Mascorro • Kyle Nel • Ari Popper How to Be a More Inefficient Designer JW Marriott Salon EMarke Johnson • Nathan Johnson How to Maximize the Google Grant ACC Room 6ABRyan Joneson • Dave Martin Launched From a Dorm Room Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BJessica Cole • Alena Gribskov • David Luan • Victor Wong Making the Internet of Things A Reality JW Marriott Room 208Glen Burchers • John Dixon • Steven Nelson • Steve Schwinke Mastering Adaptive Marketing in a Real-Time World Hyatt Regency Austin Hill Country ABCDSeraj Bharwani • Billie Goldman • Chris Perry • Matt Soldan Meet the Mentors at SXSW: Creating Your Career ACC Ballroom EPaul Brunson • Jeff Clanagan • Ella Rucker • Michael Street • April Walker No, I will (Probably) Not Redesign Your Website JW Marriott Salon DJon Setzen Open Doors, Close Deals with A Crystal Clear Pitch Hilton Austin Downtown Salon JSam Horn Protecting Great Ideas Without Stifling Innovation Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 2-3Tom Erickson • Michael McGurk • Ravi Viswanathan • C.A. Webb 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 Security of Things: Who Will Save Us? JW Marriott Salon 4Nicholas Percoco Sex, Lies, and the Internet JW Marriott Salon 8Katherine Cross • Allyson Kapin • Emily May • Rinku Sen Snackability Effect: A New Norm for Brand Content Palm Door on Sixth Main StageGregory Clayman • Ashley Davidson • Jeff Hurlow • Paul Miser • Eliot Rausch • Danielle Strle The Human Brain vs Innovation Overload JW Marriott Room 211-212Laura McDaniel • Jay Wilson 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 Turning Customers into Hackers Through Technology Trinity Hall Trinity HallSefi Grossman • Sarah Schultz • Aaron Smith • Are Traasdahl • Ritu Trivedi UX and The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle JW Marriott Salon AJeff Alpen • Laura Blanchard World Leaders on Twitter: What They Can Teach Us Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 1Alexandra Ekkelenkamp • Matthias Lüfkens • Aurelie Valtat

5:00pm

#FeelingBeautiful: Social Media and Women's Egos JW Marriott Salon 8Amanda de Cadenet • Gabi Gregg • Angela Matusik • Katherine Schwarzenegger Art and Experience: A Future for Creativity JW Marriott Salon 2Laura Bernstein • Lori Kozlowski • Todd Lefelt • Maritza Yoes 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 Brands: Connective Tissue Between People and Tech Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 3James Kirkham • Nick Parrish Building Gender-Balanced Startups Hilton Austin Downtown Salon EStewart Alsop • Vanessa Camones • Julie Ann Horvath • Colleen Taylor Can Photojournalism Survive the Smartphone Era? Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 2-3Gary Hershorn • Kenneth Jarecke • Benjamin Lowy • William Philpott • Scout Tufankjian Creating Local News in a Connected World Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 4-7Jim Brady Digital Disruption: Do or Die Trinity Hall Trinity HallDon Abraham • Eric Pfeifer • Kurt Unkel • Tony Vecchiato Education, Impact Investing and US Foreign Policy ACC Room 6ABKrishanti Vignarajah End to Brogramming? How Women are Shaping Tech JW Marriott Salon 1Nellie Bowles • Leah Chernikoff • Danika Laszuk • Danae Ringelmann • Nicole Sanchez 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 Happy Startup Endings: Acquisitions – Partnerships Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ABill Besselman • Alanna Cotton • Nirav Sheth • Robin Thurston How Kids Changed the Way We Design for Adults JW Marriott Salon DKerry Bodine • Lisa Lindström 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 Natural User Interface Design for Engaging Art and Performance JW Marriott Salon 3Joao Beira • Jerome Morrison • Matthew Mosher Paid Editing of Wikipedia: Getting Past 'Gotcha' Hyatt Regency Austin Hill Country ABCDWilliam Beutler • Sam Ford • Phil Gomes • Andrew Lih Perks of Being a SXSW Newbie JW Marriott Salon 4Sweet John Muehlbauer Radical Healthcare: What Do Consumers Want? JW Marriott Room 203-204Jennifer Chung • Alejandro Foung • Jason Oberfest • Vinnie Ramesh Social Stars to Super Stars: Latinos on the Rise ACC Ballroom FDaniel Aguilar • Drew Baldwin • Doug Greiff • Maiah Ocando • Cris Ordaz Step Up Your Game: How to Win the M-Commerce Race JW Marriott Room 206Blair Ethington • Mandi Meng Storytelling For Dummies: Create a Lasting Brand Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 2Johnny Brackett • John Kilcullen • Lauren Sherman The Mosaic Mindset: Building Luxury Brands Palm Door on Sixth Main StageJon Pearce The Power of Invention: Hiring, Firing and Wiring Hilton Austin Downtown Room 412Winston Binch • Pete Favat The Real Risks of 'Keepin' It Real' JW Marriott Salon 7Denise Cheng • Jenn Louie • Matt Stempeck 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 Understanding Ember.js JW Marriott Salon BLuke Melia 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
 
Saturday, March 14
 

9:30am

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 American Food 2.0: United to Feed the Planet Driskill Hotel Driskill BallroomMitchell Davis • Jeffrey Dunn • Max Mullen • Kaitlin Yarnall Are You in a Social Media Experiment? JW Marriott Salon 8Jason Baldridge • Jennifer Golbeck • Philip Resnik • Michelle Zhou Assume and Make an Ass Out of You and Your Startup Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ANick Rosenthal • Steve Welch Beyond Pixels: User Experience Is Your Product JW Marriott Salon BRyan Block • Kevin Gibbon Can Common Food Goals Find Common Ground? Driskill Hotel MaximilianCathleen Enright • Tamar Haspel • Chris Miller Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru: Better Together ACC Room 10ABErick Aponte • Sebastian Gomez • Julio Carlos Marron • Jorge Valdes Church and Tech: The Unlikely Union Yields Real Help ACC Room 6ABDiane Johnson • Megan Kashner Cultural Placemaking Through Interactive Storytelling ACC Ballroom FLisa Byrd • Tim Eubanks • Matthew Gossage Digital Shift: Tomorrow's Relationships and Ideals JW Marriott Salon 7Daniel Bluzer-Fry • Kristy Richards Does the IoT Need to Be User-Centered? We Say Yes JW Marriott Room 208Justin Butler • Mario Esposito • Michael Jungen • Chris Massot • Amy Puliafito • Aaron C Teersteg Hacking the Brain: What's Next for Neuro-Health JW Marriott Room 201-202Murali Doraiswamy • Geoffrey Ling Killing Trinkets: 3D Printing Interactive Devices JW Marriott Room 211-212Michael Bell • Karl Willis Mastermind Construction Zone JW Marriott Salon 1Eliz Greene • Gerry O\'Brion • Jessica Pettitt • Thom Singer 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 Netflix Shares a Decade of A/B Test Learning JW Marriott Salon DTodd Yellin OAuth2: The Swiss-Army Framework JW Marriott Salon ABrent Shaffer Patient Power: A Data and Mobile Health Revolution JW Marriott Room 203-204Jay Boisseau • Matthew Cowperthwaite • Edmund Jackson • Maninder Kahlon Politics of Innovation: DC, Tech Working Together Omni Downtown Capital BallroomEvan Engstrom • Senator Jerry Moran • Jason Seats • Krysten Sinema • Kyrsten Sinema Rent vs Buy: Everything You Must Know JW Marriott Room 408-409Jed Kolko • Ralph Mclaughlin Secrets of Growth Hacking: From Zero to $50M Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 2Tammy Camp • Sean Ellis • Neil Patel Smartcuts: How to Accelerate Change That Matters Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DShane Snow Social Media: Breaking News or Fixing News? Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 1Eric Carvin • Allison Lichter • Michael Roston • Kai Ryssdal Startup Success: From Formation to Exit Hilton Austin Downtown Room 400-402Adam Hull • Rick Jordan • Evan Loomis Stepping Outside Your Comfort Zone Hilton Austin Downtown Room 412Moritz Plassnig SXSW Home Room ACC Room 9ABCTammy Lynn Gilmore • Danielle Zamora The Evolution of the Web JW Marriott Salon ECJ Gammon 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 The Oslo Startup Story Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ECecilie Asker • Hallstein Bjercke • Kjartan Slette • Jostein Svendsen The Swedish Innovation Phenomenon Hilton Austin Downtown Salon KGustav Garhammar • Henric Larsson • Fredrik Loving • Charlotte Sundåker • Anders Wahlquist Use Computer Vision to Find Nudity, Guns or Bieber ACC Room 12ABSteve Callanan 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 Why Black Leaders Matter in Technology ACC Ballroom EWayne Sutton Why Mobile Puts Consumers in the Power Seat Hyatt Regency Austin Hill Country ABCDPaul Krasinski Will Digital Ads Adapt When Cookies Crumble? Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 3Laura O\'Shaughnessy World War A: Humans vs Algorithms JW Marriott Salon 4Ceren Paydas

11:00am

A Walk Through the Identity Ecosystem in 3D JW Marriott Salon 4Suzanne Barber All Signs Point to Yes: Predictive Is Here Hyatt Regency Austin Hill Country ABCDJonathan Foley • Karl Rumelhart • Ryan Sarver • Vik Singh An AI Future: It's Not What You Think JW Marriott Room 208Amanda Coolong • Ben Medlock • Raj Singh • Lane Wood 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 Build It and They Will Come: Startup Funding Myths Hilton Austin Downtown Salon AAj Bruno • Erica Duignan Minnihan 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 Can Washington Protect the Net Economy? Omni Downtown Capital BallroomHon Hakeem Jeffries • Adam Kinzinger • Nika Pari Nour • Eric Swalwell • Eric Swawell Changing Face of Fame: Social Media Celebrities JW Marriott Salon 7Rob Fishman • Cubby Graham • Paula Veale • Jeremy Welt Civic Lessons From Superheroes ACC Room 12ABChristian Blauvelt Digital Health and Consumerization of Healthcare JW Marriott Room 203-204Ray Bradford • Mike Lee • Nathan Olivarez-Giles • Beth Seidenberg • Glen Tullman Diversity in STEM: Nurture or Nature ACC Ballroom EKimberly Bryant • Dr Mae Jemison • Ran Libeskind-Hadas • Lindsey Shepard Driving to Retention: a Simple Roadmap Radisson Town Lake Riverside BallroomKimberlie Christen • Ben Jones • Alyssa Meritt • Peter Roybal Engineering the Future of Awesome on Any Device JW Marriott Salon BAlex Balazs • Aliza Carpio • Sameera Rao • Dan Shaw Fostering Digital Literacy in the Developing World ACC Room 9ABCSophie Kelly • Joyce Kim • Roya Mahboob Going from Design to Code without Going insane JW Marriott Salon ESarah Hunt • Ryan Stewart Harvard Business Review On: How to Hire Superstars Hilton Austin Downtown Salon EKatherine Bell • Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic • Patty McCord • Craig Walker Humanitarian Drones: Locating Vietnam Era Bombs ACC Room 6ABRyan Baker • Chance Coughenour • Adam Rabinowitz iDiet, iDid-it! Losing Weight With Wearables JW Marriott Room 201-202Joy Banner IoT: Endless Possibilities, Real World Questions JW Marriott Room 211-212Joe Burton It Is Not Racist to Consider Race in Marketing ACC Ballroom FCesar Melgoza Japan Challenge: Hybrid Culture Raises Innovation JW Marriott Salon 2Takehiro Hagiwara • Takuma Iwasa • Tomy Kamada • Noriyoshi Sekiguchi • Massaki Sugimoto • Akichika Tanaka Made in Brooklyn: A Craft Foods Revolution Driskill Hotel Driskill BallroomNicki Briggs • Forbes Fisher • Shamus Jones • Rachel Wharton Patagonia: Why Business Is Good for the Planet Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DJoel Makower • Rose Marcario Personalization for the People Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 2Jag Bath • Lindsay Chastain • Ari Levy • Sucharita Mulpuru Protect Your Startup: IP Law Basics Hilton Austin Downtown Room 400-402Michael Dubner • Terrell Miller • Toby Thomas Rapid Iteration On Mobile JW Marriott Salon AMariya Yao Reinventing the Car Customizer Again Trinity Hall Trinity HallChristian Colasuonno • Stuart O\'Neil • Krysty Sagnia • Andrea Zuehlk Science Project: Venture Ready Outside the Valley Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BWesley Huffstutter • Lora Kerr • Michael Psarouthakis Screw Fuck No, Say Shit Yeah! JW Marriott Salon DMichael Nieling Startup Immigration: A Look Back, the Road Ahead Hilton Austin Downtown Salon KDave McClure • Craig Montuori • Christopher Nicholson • Tahmina Watson Survive the Techstorm: Strategy Under Uncertainty Hilton Austin Downtown Room 412Nicklas Bergman SXE: Creativity and Success from the Majority World Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 2-3Dominique le Roux The Inspiring and Game-Changing Afro-Latina ACC Room 10ABOmilani • Jessica M Alarcon • Paulina Artieda • Rebecca Dailey-Wooley • Lizette Williams The Millennials: Empowering a Modern Workforce JW Marriott Salon 1Anne Dwane • Jeff Fernandez • Ciara Peter 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 Use Your Words: Optimizing Content For Growth Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 4-7Evany Thomas We Are What We Click: The Dark Side Of Sideboobs Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 1Mikala Bierma • Kyle Monson • Elspeth Rountree • Todd Sawicki Wearable Tech and Design: Cracking Mainstream Trends JW Marriott Room 206David Austin • Jason Johnson • Christina Mercando • Pete Pachal • Lance Ulanoff • Lance Unlaoff Writing Your Next Act JW Marriott Room 408-409Jen Spencer You Are Everywhere Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 3Kristina Halvorson

12:30pm

A Crash Course in Maker Movement Marketing JW Marriott Salon 3Lucia Mancuso • Jonathan Moneta A Peek Inside the World of Collecting Art Online Courtyard Marriott Rio Grande BallroomAmelia Manderscheid • Austin Nelsen Are Global Markets Finally Worth the Hassle? Hilton Austin Downtown Salon KBryan Breckenridge • Jake Colvin • Althea Erickson • Lindsey Grossman • Kavita Shukla Beacons for Good: Avoiding the Creepy JW Marriott Room 211-212Steve Hegenderfer Being Flawsome: 5 Digital Habits to Rock Your Brand JW Marriott Salon 7Erik Qualman Can Anyone Really Trust User-Generated Content? Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 4-7Gene Austin 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 CrossFit: A Passion Brand and Fitness Cult Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 3Jimi Letchford Designing for the Mind JW Marriott Salon BRoger Dooley • Nir Eyal • Nathalie Nahai Designing Your UX Portfolio JW Marriott Room 408-409Ian Fenn Disasters, Data, and Hacker Humanitarians ACC Room 6ABLuis Capelo Drones for Good ACC Room 9ABCKate Chapman • Christopher Fabian • Patrick Meier • Andrew Schroeder Facebook, Twitter and The Future of Free Speech Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 1Monika Bickert • Nicole Ozer • Jeffrey Rosen • Matthew Zimmerman Food, Brand & Community: Food's Big Moment Driskill Hotel MaximilianBrian Bordainick • Jennie Kelley • Mike Lee • Will Levitt Fundraising Strategically for Long-Term Success Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ABill Clark • Elliot Menschik • Bharani Rajakumar • Danielle Weinblatt How CNN and The New York Times Moderate Comments JW Marriott Salon 8Bassey Etim • Patrick O\'Keefe • David Williams How to Not Hire and Retain Employees of Color ACC Ballroom EMakinde Adeagbo • Ana Diaz-Hernandez • Aston Motes • Ola Okelola Image Creation and Sharing: Practice vs Policy Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 2-3Victoria Ekstrand • Magdalena Olszanowski • Lisa Silvestri • Leslie-Jean Thornton Mobile: The Glue Between Online and Physical Retail JW Marriott Room 205Michelle DeVore • Carla Dunham • Tricia Nichols • Alan Tisch Net Infrastructure: The Economy's Hidden Backbone Omni Downtown Capital BallroomCheri Bustos • Hilary Van Der Meulen • Cathy McMorris Rodgers • Rafael Laguna de la Vera • Sunday Yokubaitis Participatory Cities: Inspiring Access and Action ACC Room 10ABAshoka Finley • Rosie von Lila • Lionel Mitelpunkt • Marlon Parker Protect Your Startup: Avoiding Costly Disputes Hilton Austin Downtown Room 400-402Megan Batchelor • Allen Burt • Tommy Haskins • Leslie Robnett Public Partnerships and Private Parts Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DJenna Arnold • Anjali Kumar Pulling the Plug on Your Moneymaker: Bet Big Hilton Austin Downtown Room 412Teddy Cha • Andrew Chen Quantifying Well-Being: Big Brother, Big Mother JW Marriott Room 203-204Chris Dancy 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 Start with the Things, Not the Internet JW Marriott Salon DRoss Atkin Stopping Outbreaks with Genomics JW Marriott Room 201-202Samuel Minot Story Structure Secrets JW Marriott Salon EChristine Steele SXSW Daily Recap ACC Ballroom FJohn Rodriguez (J-Ro) • Catherine Cheney • Hugh Forrest • Michele Skelding Tap, Swipe, Book: Designing for Mobile JW Marriott Salon ASam Shank The Cult of Technical Founders and Its Discontents Hilton Austin Downtown Salon EAlexandra Cavoulacos • Kathryn Finney • Julie Fredrickson • Mattan Griffel The Future Of Distributed Media ACC Room 12ABSummer Burton The Future of Food? A Personal Growing Revolution Driskill Hotel MaximilianGabriel Blanchet • Jamie Byron • Caleb Harper • Larry Santoyo 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 Visas, Immigration, and the Tech Industry JW Marriott Salon 1Jill Esposito • John Paul Farmer • Vivian Graubard • Jose Raul Perales Wallet on Your Wrist or Just Happy to See Me? JW Marriott Room 206Carey Kolaja • Owen Thomas 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

2:00pm

3:30pm

Are Brands Sabotaging Their Own Content? Hyatt Regency Austin Hill Country ABCDSeth Coffrin • Emily Luger • Liz McDonnell • Alyssa Vitrano Bedroom to Boardroom: Sharing the Executive Suite JW Marriott Room 408-409Michael Manning • Q Manning Big Picture Testing: Beyond The One-Off Result JW Marriott Salon BToby Fallsgraff • Sarah Newhall • Kyle Rush Building A Startup Ecosystem from Zero Hilton Austin Downtown Salon KDevin Baptiste • Samantha Snabes • Sebastian Vidal City 2.0: Why Local Gov. Bets on Civic Innovation ACC Room 10ABBrenna Berman • Rebecca Foster • Nigel Jacob • Brian Kenner • Kerry O\'Connor • Jessica Singleton Design Sprints at Google: UX Methods and Mindset JW Marriott Salon DNadya Direkova • Marta Rey-Babarro Design Thinking for Your Healthcare Startup Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BLina Colucci • Priya Garg • Kirsten Nelson Digital Skins: A New Age of Fashion Manufacturing JW Marriott Room 205Hayley Ard • Francis Bitonti • Amanda Parkes Discover University of Texas System Future Finders Ashbel Smith Hall Exterior CourtyardLaurence Cooper • Thomas Geisbert DIY Brain Hacking, Electroceuticals and You JW Marriott Salon 2Tim Marzullo • Joel Murphy • Eliza Strickland • Brent Williams Exploring the Future of Connected Objects JW Marriott Room 208Jennifer Dunnam • Daniel Fogg • Chris McRobbie • Matt Webb Fail Fast, Save the World: Prototyping for Good ACC Room 6ABJonathon Morgan Franchise: A Food Truck Evolution Driskill Hotel MaximilianNatasha Case • Dave Danhi • Ross Resnick • Eric Silverstein 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 Government Surveillance: How You Can Change It ACC Room 9ABCEllen Dargie • Christian Dawson • Harley Geiger • Ben Young 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 How Technology Colonized Fashion Week JW Marriott Room 206Karlie Kloss • Sara Wilson Humans vs Machines: A Cognitive Revolution JW Marriott Room 211-212Chetan Dube Is the Internet Disappointed In Us? Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 4-7David Weinberger JOurneY: A Method for Meaning Creation Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DBijoy Goswami • Danny Gutknecht Legend of the Black Techie: The New Moses ACC Ballroom ETynicka Battle • Lynne d Johnson • Billy Johnson Jr • Karine Travieso Make Money. Make Impact. Period. Hilton Austin Downtown Room 412Taylor Conroy Making Sense of the Competitive Comms Landscape Omni Downtown Capital BallroomRenee Ellmers • Rene Ellmers • Joe Kennedy • Ben Lujan • Chip Pickering • Alan Schoenbaum Marketing Through Live Music: What Works? Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 2Jonathan Azu • Michael Feferman • Mike Raspatello • Courtney Trucksess • Evan Winiker Mega Bites: Mining Food Data for Insights Driskill Hotel Driskill BallroomDave Feller • Danielle Gould • Gautam Gupta • Justin Massa Museums Today: More than Social Media Posts Courtyard Marriott Rio Grande BallroomKathleen Massara • Andrea Mellard • Jocelyn Miller • Ashley Young NASA’s Giant Step in Social Media JW Marriott Salon 7Rodney Mason • Veronica McGregor Ocean Exploration: Illuminating the Unknown JW Marriott Salon 3Paul Bunje Origins of the Marketing Intelligence Engine Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 3Paul Roetzer Promise and Pitfalls of Too Much Health Data JW Marriott Room 203-204Shannon Dickson • Dr Robert Glatter • Michael Smith Promoting Your Creative Work on the Web JW Marriott Salon ERoxanne Schwartz Social Media and Diversity: The ROI for Brands ACC Ballroom FAndre Blackman • Nailah Blades • Abraham Cajudo • Pam Slim Startup Success in Brazil With A Foreign Accent Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ADouglas Almeida • Gustavo Caetano • Felipe Matos • Elton Miranda • Felipe Venetiglio Tech & Purpose...With a Dung Beetle, Prof, & Rabbi JW Marriott Room 201-202Laura Baum • Vic Strecher Technology Meets Wallet: What's Taking So Long? Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ETony Gallippi • Olga Kharif • Ben Saren • James Wester The Camera Reimagined: New Forms, New Tools Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 2-3Hans Peter Brondmo Using Touch in Creative Design of an Experience JW Marriott Salon ADavid Birnbaum Watch What Happens Next: a World of Wearables Radisson Town Lake Riverside BallroomJulie Ask • Asif Khan • Richard Ting • Scott Townsend What Keeps the Internet’s Leading CPOs Up At Night JW Marriott Salon 8Erin Egan • Keith Enright • J Trevor Hughes • Brendon Lynch 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

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A Clickable Feast: Pursuing The Modern Music Video ACC Room 12ABSimon Wiscombe • Matt Yoka A Fine Line: Journalism, Storytelling and Advocacy Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 1Cord Jefferson • Kaj Larsen • Alexis Madrigal • Bryn Mooser America Meet World: How Global Satirists See Us ACC Room 9ABCSaman Arbabi • Trina DasGupta • David Kibuuka • Anuvab Pal Beyond Privacy: Surveillance's Threat To Liberty JW Marriott Salon 4Bruce Schneier • Ben Wizner 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 Consumer Data: The Good, the Bad, the Not-So-Ugly JW Marriott Salon DMargret Schmidt Democratizing Entrepreneurial Opportunity Hilton Austin Downtown Room 412Torsten Kolind • Angeles Navarro Dr. Brainlove: Interactive Neuroscience Vehicle JW Marriott Salon 2Natalia Bilenko • Nicholas Christie • Asako Miyakawa • Sean Stevens Evolving Employee Advocacy with Scale and Impact Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 3Adam Keats • Marcy Massura From Digital Sharecropping to Data Emancipation JW Marriott Salon BGene Becker • Laurie Frick • Julia Lane • Mike Liebhold Green Screen UX: Designing For Context JW Marriott Salon AJustin Smith Help! I Have Customers in Europe! What Do I Do? Hilton Austin Downtown Room 400-402Gemma Deveney • Mohanjit Jolly • Adrian McDermott • Gina O Reilly How Food and Drink Drive Urban Planning Today Driskill Hotel MaximilianSean Brock • Matthew Goodrich • Richard Martin • Tyler Niess How Technology Created America’s Tweethearts JW Marriott Salon 7Laurie Davis • Thomas Edwards, Jr. International Investments: Trends and Opportunities in Brazil Hilton Austin Downtown Salon AMariana Donagelo • Humberto Matsuda • Santiago Subotovsky • Allen Taylor • Bedy Yang Latino Tech-Culture Powers Up ACC Ballroom FCristina Garcia Gamboa • Guy Garcia • Monica Gil • Maria Hinojosa Life's a (Dinner) Party: Channeling Culinary Creativity Driskill Hotel Driskill BallroomQuestlove • Darin Bresnitz • Paul Qui • Ahmir Thompson Made in Budapest: Half the Cost and A Day Ahead Hilton Austin Downtown Salon KHenry Copeland • Gyula Fehér • Peter Halacsy • Veronika Pistyur Managing a Shit Storm and Restoring Your Brand Hyatt Regency Austin Hill Country ABCDRobert Gibbs • Liz Jarvis-Shean • Ben LaBolt • Becca Lewis Method Matters in Civic Engagement – But How? ACC Room 6ABBenjamin Armstrong • Nick Bowden MIT Hacking Medicine: Hack-in-A-Box Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BTatyana Dobreva • Tatyana Gubin • Christopher Lee • Shirlene Liew Narratives, Platforms and Movements Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DJohn Hagel NASA's Next Giant Leap: The Journey to Mars JW Marriott Salon 3Todd May Productivity for the Working Mom (and Dad!) JW Marriott Room 408-409Nicole Kim Re-imagining Privacy for Consumers and Developers Omni Downtown Capital BallroomMario Diaz-Balart • Erik Paulsen • Jon Potter • Filemon Vela Real Talk About Civic Tech ACC Room 10ABJohn Bracken • Catherine Bracy • Garlin Gilchrist II • Michael Nutter • Daniel X O\'Neil Seemingly Seamless Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ETrip Adler • Aunkur Arya • Anthony Ha • Payal Kadakia She's a C-Word! Lessons From Tech’s C-Suite Women JW Marriott Salon 1Sara Clemens • Lisa Stone • Kara Swisher • Kira Wampler Smart Everything: Wearables and Tech Converge JW Marriott Room 206Mike Bell • Eddie Hold • Shel Israel • Simon Pearce 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 Building Blocks of A Smart World JW Marriott Room 208Jeremie Beebe • Karen Roter Davis • Leigh Gallagher • Dan Lieberman 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 Writing on the Wall: Our Liquid Ambient Future JW Marriott Room 211-212Mitch Goodwin Transportation Technology Startup Discussion Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HMario Romero • Georg Schroth • Mai Takase • Jun Yamadera 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 Why HIPAA Won't Save You: Protecting Data Privacy JW Marriott Room 203-204Manny Hernandez • Marc Monseau • Jane Sarasohn-Kahn • Amanda Sheldon
 
Sunday, March 15
 

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10 Inventions That Will Revolutionize Retail Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 3Jon Bird • David Roth A University's Role in Funding Startups Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BFrank Rimalovski Advocates vs Agitators: the Social Influence JW Marriott Salon 8Jamie Barbour • Meg Bear • Shareen Pathak • Alice Wilson Beyond Wearables: Future Fabrics and Fashion Design JW Marriott Room 206Abe Burmeister • Colin Nagy • Rebeccah Pailes-Friedman • Billie Whitehouse Biometrics and Identity: Beyond Wearable JW Marriott Room 203-204John C Havens • Leslie Saxon • Heather Schlegel Booming Media Brands Holding Onto Identity Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 2-3Jonathan Hunt • Stacy Martinet • Michael Sebastian • Patrick Yee Captivology: The Science of Capturing Attention Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 4-7Ben Parr Charlie Hebdo Lessons on Satire & Journalism Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 1Andy Carvin • Kelly McBride • Jocelyn Richard Commerce Startup Discussion Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HPatrick Chugh • Cosmin-Gabriel Ene • Ki-Bum Park • Ho Yang • Seong Yang Coworking, Collaborating, Creating at Your Library JW Marriott Salon 1Larra Clark • Nicholas Kerelchuk • Jonathan Marino Crowdsourcing the World's First 3D Printed Vehicle JW Marriott Room 211-212John "Jay" B Rogers Jr • Jesse Smith Digital Austin: 3D Maps Predict What Is Ahead Radisson Town Lake Riverside BallroomChristian Claudel • Fernanda Leite • David Maidment • Allan Shearer Diversifying the Tech Workforce: Impact at Scale ACC Ballroom EDamien Hooper-Campbell • Karla Monterroso • Jason Towns • Hank Williams • Lyle Wing Entrepreneurship, Food Systems and the Circular Economy Driskill Hotel Driskill BallroomJack Ceadel • Dustin Fedako • Michael Hanan Five Tips to Be a Design’s Surrogate, Not Parent JW Marriott Salon BBen Jordan Friend or Foe? How Government Impacts Startups Hilton Austin Downtown Salon EWill Hurd • Virginia Lam • Veronica O\'Connell • Rachel Wolbers German Entrepreneurship on Speed Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ACurt Simon Harlinghausen • Heiko Hubertz • Katja Nettesheim • Alexander Schlaubitz Grocery Wars: The Future of Buying Food Driskill Hotel MaximilianAddie Broyles • Phil Lempert How Big Data Can Transform Poverty Policy ACC Room 10ABKevin Corinth • John Delaney • Michele Jolin • Lori Sanders Human and Robot: Friends or Foes in the Digital Age? JW Marriott Salon 4Steve Garrity Inclusive UX in a Rapid Development World JW Marriott Salon DSusann Keohane • Mary Jo Mueller My Data Belongs to Who? JW Marriott Room 205Rachel Kalmar • Ernesto Ramirez Navigating the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Mexico Hilton Austin Downtown Salon JMauricio Ballesteros • Luis X Barrios No One Understands You, and What to Do about It JW Marriott Room 408-409Heidi Grant Halvorson Out of Bounds: The Rise of A-National Companies Hilton Austin Downtown Salon KJeffrey Chester • Jacques Cremer • Benoît Thieulin Privacy Matters: Baking Privacy into Your Apps JW Marriott Salon 7Jon Callas • Gautam Hans • Deepti Rohatgi Quantifying Our World Through Open Platforms JW Marriott Room 208Cameron Clayton • Claudio Cossio • Catherine Cuellar • Alexandre Winter Reality Check: What It Takes to Get TV Exposure Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 2Mario Armstrong • Caroline Gottlieb • Jennifer Peck • Mindy Whittington Rock, Meet Hard Place: Does Law Stifle Innovation? Hilton Austin Downtown Room 412Basha Rubin • Nabiha Syed Sandbox Stories, Creating a Space for Social Good Austin City Hall Council ChambersMarian Goodell • Courtney Klein • Chelsea McCullough • James Stice See What I Mean:The Language of the Body JW Marriott Salon ABrad Nunnally Storytelling with the New Screens ACC Room 12ABAlisa Katz • Geoffrey Long • Francesca Marie Smith SXSW Home Room ACC Room 9ABCChristine Auten • Caroline St Romain The Rise of Maker Millionaires Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DRobert Thomas Trilogy: A Killer Network Can Transform Your Town Hilton Austin Downtown Room 400-402Heather Brunner • Scott Francis • John Price • Chris Taylor

11:00am

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 Beyond The Shelf: Power of Intelligent Packaging JW Marriott Salon ADan Shust Can Fandoms Fix Tech's Gender Gap? ACC Room 6ABJessica McDonald Culinary Crossroads: Technique vs Technology Driskill Hotel Driskill BallroomRaphael Brion • Chris Muscarella • Joe Perez • Molly Siegler Data Discrimination: Exploring Big Data and Bias JW Marriott Salon 7Mallory Duncan • Michael Farrell • Sascha Meinrath • Nicole Wong Data-Driven Strategy vs Editorial Gut Instinct Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 1Danica Lo • Jessica Novak • Linda Vo • Elizabeth White Designing Austin’s Economy - An Innovation Uproar? Hilton Austin Downtown Room 400-402Whurley • Jim Butler • Thomas Osha • Michele Skelding • William Whurley Designing the UI for the Internet of Things JW Marriott Salon BTim Lynch Enhancing Human Functionality With Technology ACC Room 9ABCMick Ebeling • Virginia Ingram • Holly Stiles Fear and Creativity: Finding Your Craft JW Marriott Salon 2Jim Hopkinson • Adam Marelli • Helen Todd • Jey Van-Sharp Gaming the Hospital for High-Quality Patient Care JW Marriott Room 203-204Clint Carlos • Graham Lowe • Paula van de Nes Hacker to InfoSec Pro: New Rock Star Generation JW Marriott Salon 8Kent Bloomstrand • Tom Edwards • Tiffany Rad How Public Policy Protects Patents and Startups ACC Room 10ABVishal Amin • Alyssa Gowens Betz • April Boyd • Kate Doerksen How to Make it Rain: Impact Investors Tell All Austin City Hall Council ChambersHazami Barmada • Ann DeRosa • Steve Guengerich • Sean Moore Inspiring Entrepreneurs: Build a Startup Community Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BLindsey Gray Just Did It: The Art of Making Crazy Ideas Happen JW Marriott Salon 3Hal Kirkland Latino Content Creation Goes Digital ACC Ballroom FBeatriz Acevedo • Axel Caballero • Borja Echevarría De La Gándara • Lisa Garcia Quiroz Makers: Technology for Development and Innovation Hilton Austin Downtown Salon KSename Koffi Agbodjinou • Kat Borlongan • Erik Hersman • Rand Hindi Market to Win: Success The Era of Engagement Hyatt Regency Austin Hill Country ABCDSanjay Dholakia Next Wave Coffee: Technology and the Way We Drink Driskill Hotel MaximilianCameron Hughes • Lawrence Marcus • Erin Meister Raving Fans: How Social Impact Activates Customers Hilton Austin Downtown Room 412Zita Cassizi Redefining UX: When Product and Marketing Collide Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 3Andy Budd Sex, Drugs and Bitcoin: Vice vs Virtue Investing Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ECindy Gallop • Raj Ganguly • Arjan Schütte She Rules: A Female Leadership Panel JW Marriott Salon 1Col Jennifer E. Carter • Hannah Chung • Mary Margaret Connell • Kathryn Minshew The Eco-Friendliness of Solving Size and Fit JW Marriott Room 205Daniel Hellstrom • Klas Hjort • Rasmus Thofte The Empathy Gap: Why Stalin Nailed Big Data JW Marriott Salon 4Martin Harrison The Future Of Native Advertising Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 2Mitch Brandow • Jill King • Nikhil Sethi • Brewster Stanislaw The Future of Storytelling: the Event ACC Room 12ABAaron Koblin • Ari Kuschnir • Charles Melcher The Latin American Acceleration Scene Hilton Austin Downtown Salon JPatricia Galván • Dimitrio Gomez • Pablo Salazar The Next Wave: Mass Customization in Fashion JW Marriott Room 206Jodie Fox • Aubrie Pagano The Principles of UX Choreography JW Marriott Salon DGlen Keane • Rebecca Ussai The Rise of the Social Robot JW Marriott Room 208Andra Keay • Mark Stephen Meadows • Alex Reben • Tiffany Shlain Transgender in Tech: Past, Present, Future ACC Ballroom EBrielle Harrison • Allyson Dylan Robinson • Meghan Stabler • Kortney Ziegler Use Your Words: How To Make Your Essays Go Viral Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 2-3Bunmi Laditan • Farah Miller • Paul Quigley • Jill Smokler Virtualization and Gamification of Global Commerce Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HDavid Chung • Marcus Dantus • Guillermo Garza • Jim Hite • Andres Nieto • Quentin Paquelier When Humor Is More Powerful Than the Truth Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 4-7Ben Huh Will Your Next Lawyer Be a Machine? JW Marriott Room 211-212Nicole Bradick • Noah Waisberg Your Portfolio Is Garbage. Make It Better JW Marriott Room 408-409Justin Dickinson • Michael Yap

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1+ Many: The Power of Convening for Social Impact Hilton Austin Downtown Room 400-402Scott Collier • Erin Grey • Brian Schoenbaum • Steve Wanta 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 Building A Better Breakfast Driskill Hotel Driskill BallroomJane Black • Geoff Lewis • Josh Tetrick • Andrew Zimmern 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 DesignOps Skunkworks: Shoes for the Cobbler’s Kids JW Marriott Salon ARuss Unger Disrupting the Venture Capital Landscape Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ETerry Chase Hazell • Joshua Henderson • Lorrie Keating-Heinemann • Ray Leach Distilling Your Selling Process to Seven Steps Hilton Austin Downtown Room 412Jim Martino • Jim Parker Elevated Creativity: Visually Exploring Culture Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 2Sinan Aral • Dan Buczaczer • Young Guru • Oscar McLennan Emotion and Inclusion in Wearable Tech Design JW Marriott Room 205Alastair Somerville From Mao to Now: China’s Great Brand Realignment Hilton Austin Downtown Salon JAaron Lau Go Out of this World with an Astronaut JW Marriott Salon 3Reid Wiseman • John Yembrick Hacking the Hackathon for the Social and Civic Good ACC Room 6ABClaire Dunn How Tech Lit The Flame For Celebrity Chef Culture Driskill Hotel MaximilianAaron Franklin • Emily Keeton • Andrew Knowlton • Monica Pope How to Craft Culturally Relevant Health Messages JW Marriott Room 201-202Elizabeth Perez • Richard Washington How Universities Can Create More Startups Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BMiriam Altman • Tlacael Esparza Innovation Through Impact Filmmaking Austin City Hall Council ChambersElizabeth Avellan • Lila Igram • Smriti Keshari • Christie Marchese Ireland – A Global Technology Hub ACC Ballroom FJohn Burnett • Enda Kenny Is the Internet the Answer? Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 4-7Andrew Keen • Clive Thompson Love Letters: Building Brand and Community Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 3David Rubin Magical UX and the Internet of Things JW Marriott Salon DJosh Clark Quantifying Workplace Happiness and Culture Fit JW Marriott Salon 1Josh Bersin • Samar Birwadker • Randy Goldberg • William Tincup Reducted: Surviving the Pink Slip Apocalypse JW Marriott Room 408-409Beth Davidz • Jayna Wallace Running A Non-Profit Like A Start-Up! ACC Room 9ABCKate Courteau • Paul Duan • Edith Elliott • Ryan Seashore Smart vs Smart-Ass: A Brief History of Smart JW Marriott Room 211-212Molly Steenson Smithsonian Sumatran Tigers Hyatt Regency Austin Hill Country ABCDPamela Baker-Masson • Zachary Carothers • John Gourley • Marina Zuber The Dystopia of Digital Plutocrats Hilton Austin Downtown Salon KFreeland Chrystia • Gaël Musquet • Jean-Baptiste Soufron The Innovation Revolution: Thinking Inside the Box Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DMark Randall The Last Mile: Disrupting Consumer Distribution Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HJonathan Downey • Amir Elaguizy • Nilam Ganenthiran • Ben Ponder The Urban Legend of Social Media Marketing JW Marriott Salon 4Jordan Kretchmer Transmedia Storytelling in the Age of Proximity Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 2-3Dave Etherington • Jeff Henckels • Colin O\'Donnell Unfiltered: Do Women Need to Get Real on Instagram JW Marriott Salon 8Ashley Ford • Lori Leibovich • Stacy London • Busy Philipps When Algorithms Attack JW Marriott Room 208Karrie Karahalios • Laura Moy • Christian Sandvig Why Feminism Is Winning the Web Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 1Elizabeth Plank • Franchesca Ramsey • Sophia Rossi • Kate Ward 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 YouTube Grows Up: Community and Culture ACC Room 12ABCorey Lubowich • Rae Votta • Sarah Weichel • Megan Westerby

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3:30pm

A Happy Marriage: How To Integrate Experts and UGC Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 2-3Matt Atchity • Arabella Bowen • Stacey Rivera A New Generation: Creativity and Open Source JW Marriott Salon 3Matt Mullenweg 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 Beyond the Diversity Data: Strategies that Work ACC Ballroom EAnitra Collins • Freada Kapor Klein • Maria Teresa Kumar • Lisa Lee Big Data Made Actionable. No Really, It’s Possible Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 3Omar Tawakol Cannabis: Past, Present and Exciting Future JW Marriott Room 203-204Kevin Chen • Joshua Eades • Constance Finley • Philippe Lucas Changing the World Through Food: A Love Story Driskill Hotel Driskill BallroomEileen Chiarello • Michael Chiarello Cleanweb: The New IT Frontier Presented by SXSW Eco Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ABlake Burris • Robert Day • Nick Sinai • Rick Yang Company Culture: Passing Fad or Generational Shift JW Marriott Room 408-409Greg Besner Creating Pathways into the World of Social Impact Austin City Hall Council ChambersKelly Ballard • Janet Hale • Abbie Jung • Yalçın Pembecioglu 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 Exploring the Rise of Mobile Shopping JW Marriott Room 206Ara Katz • Gabrielle de Papp • Gillian Gorman Round Female Founders: Accelerator and Investor Edition Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HSara Brand • Karen Griffith Gryga • Shari Wynne Ressler • Reshma Sohoni Growing Up Digital: Raising Tech Savvy Kids JW Marriott Salon 4Paul McAleer • Elysse Zarek HoloGramma: How Tech Can Bring Back Our Departed JW Marriott Room 208Michael Chang • David Deal • Christina Lopez • Alexander Oser 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 Legal Hackers: A Global Movement to Reform the Law ACC Room 10ABJameson Dempsey • Dan Lear • Amy Wan • Phil Weiss Longform Journalism: What Is It and What's Next? Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 1Susan Glasser • Joey Marburger • Chad Millman • David Nassar Lost in Translation: Slang, Search and Social JW Marriott Salon 7Farzad Ehsani • Howard Lau 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 NASA Prizes: Dream it, Make it, Win it JW Marriott Salon 2Jason Crusan • Jenn Gustetic • Sam Ortega • Zoe Szajnfarber Need for Speed: Optimizing the User Experience JW Marriott Salon AJames Christie NeoAngel Funded Conscious Capitalism Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ERafa Baca • Manny Fernandez • Sylvia Flores One World, Two Internets: China's Tech Innovation Hilton Austin Downtown Salon JJustin Tsang Open Pay: This Is What Your Coworker Makes JW Marriott Salon 1Dane Atkinson • Mark Ehrnstein • Joel Gascoigne • Rachel Silverman Reinventing America: Betting Big on the Heartland Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DTing Gootee • Terry Howerton • Noah Lewis • Paul Noglows Small Farms Can Feed Lots of People: A How-To Driskill Hotel MaximilianNathan Heath • Sam Hellman-Mass • Robyn Metcalfe • Andrew Smiley Socks, WTF? Or, Taking Your Digital Brand Physical JW Marriott Salon BJeff Zwerner Super WiFi: Redefining Connectivity in Memory of TV ACC Room 9ABCSaman Arbabi • Greta Byrum • Mary Ellen Carroll • Joseph Grima SXSW Extended Session With Michael Slaby ACC Ballroom FMichael Slaby The Ecosystem Approach to Social Impact Hilton Austin Downtown Room 400-402Philip Berber • Erine Gray • Lewis Hower • Zoe Schlag 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 Why Does the Internet Hate Women? ACC Room 6ABJuliana de Faria • Amanda Luz Your Life in Big Data: Drugs and the Environment JW Marriott Room 201-202Chirag Patel • Nicholas Tatonetti

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#Winning: Creating Cubic Wins Across Communities Austin City Hall Council ChambersAaron Britt • Susan Can • Nishe Modoyan • Emeline Paat-Dahlstrom 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 Demystifying the Startup Accelerator Journey Hilton Austin Downtown Room 400-402Matthew Cartagena • Luke Deering • Patrick Riley • Diane Tate Digital Age Climate and Extreme Weather Reporting Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 1Andrew Freedman • Alyson Kenward • Kate Sheppard 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 Emerging Digital Trends 2015 JW Marriott Room 211-212Amy Webb Hacking the Tank: Innovating the Marine Way Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 2Bgen William F. Mullen Iii • Brigadier General William F Mullen III • Marshall Lauck • Capt Michael Z. Lethbridge • Capt. Lindsay Rodman How New Media Business Models Can Save Journalism Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 2-3Elisabeth DeMarse • Alexander Klöpping • Sterling Proffer • James Slezak 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 Hubble: Touching the Universe JW Marriott Salon 2Alberto Conti • John Grunsfeld • Jason Kalirai • Amber Straughn Humans Are Predictable: Exploit It In Eight Charts Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 3Simon James Interconnected: The Future of the Experience Web JW Marriott Salon ADries Buytaert Investors Looking for Diverse Startups to Fund ACC Ballroom ERoss Baird • K.P Reddy • Judy Robinett Is Big Data the Next Wonder Drug? JW Marriott Room 203-204Walter De Brouwer • John Nosta • Eric Topol 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 New Colossuses: Creating Trust for Immigrants Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HRomish Badani • Manan Mehta • James Richards • Martin Wallner NPR and PBS: Public Media, Reaching New Publics ACC Room 12ABShereen Marisol Meraji • Lauren Saks 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 Selling Your Startup to A Big Company Hilton Austin Downtown Room 412Bill Boebel • Jim Curry Serial, Social Engagement to Build Global Fanbase JW Marriott Salon 4Candice Faktor • Anna Todd Startup Economics in Emerging Markets Hilton Austin Downtown Salon KTayo Akinyemi • Maja Andjelkovic • Senam Beheton • Toni Eliasz Sustainable Food Production Through Biotechnology Driskill Hotel MaximilianIsha Datar • Adam Flynn • Ryan Pandya • Rob Rhinehart TechDiasporas: African and Asian Startups Fuel Hilton Austin Downtown Salon JSamir Abdelkrim • Arnaud Auger The Greatest Geek Moment in History JW Marriott Room 208Rusty Blazenhoff • Austin Grossman • Chris Taylor • Daniel Terdiman The Power of DNA in Uniting Societies JW Marriott Salon 3Ken Chahine Using Biometrics to Find Engagement 'Moments' in Connected Devices ACC Room 18ABCDBrian Wong We’re All ADHD: Social Media & Attention Disorders JW Marriott Salon 7Lizz Pietrus • Michael Pietrus PsyD When Should Privacy Trump Free Speech? JW Marriott Salon 8Mike Godwin • Zach Graves • Emma Llansó • Jillian York Why Brands Can't Afford To Ignore Millennials JW Marriott Room 206Melissa Goidel
 
Monday, March 16
 

9:30am

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 Future of Analytics: Info When You Need to Know Radisson Town Lake Riverside BallroomGreg Adams • Erick Brethenoux • Lisa Seacat Deluca • Robin Grosset 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 Latino Opportunities in Technology ACC Ballroom FLiliana Monge • Gregorio Rojas Mobile: How to Build Beyond the Phone JW Marriott Salon BKyle Ellicott • Dash Gopinath • Stephane Marceau • Sean O\'Leary • Redg Snodgrass • Grant Wernick Money Can’t Buy Happiness but Data Can Teach It JW Marriott Salon 7Ofer Leidner • Acacia Parks 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 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 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 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

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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 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 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 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 Diversity in Tech Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DJukay Hsu • Diana Lopez-Obaldo • John Lyman • Laura Weidman Powers • Jason Towns Engage Latino Millennials, Change the World! ACC Ballroom EMariana Atencio • Jason Llorenz • Mark Lopez • Alicia Menendez • Elianne Ramos Fashion with A Conscience: Giving Back with Style JW Marriott Room 205Alia Ahmed-Yahia • Christopher Gavigan • Kevin Hurst • Ashley Pittman 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 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 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 Secrets to Powerful APIs JW Marriott Salon BJim Heising • Neil Mansilla • Erik Michaels-Ober • Wynn Netherland 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 Era of the Microbiome JW Marriott Room 203-204Jonathan Eisen • Robert Langer • Bernat Olle • Carl Zimmer 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 Will Wearables Bring New Purpose to Fashion? JW Marriott Room 206Natsai Audrey Chieza • Alastair Parvin • Beatrice Pembroke • Cassie Robinson

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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 Chef, Reviewer, Guest: Who's Got the Power Today? Driskill Hotel MaximilianKerry Diamond • John A Hall • Chris Stang • Kelly Stocker 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 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 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 How I Built It: In Conversation with Ben Milne Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DTom Foster • Ben Milne Humanizing Digital Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 2Joel Beckerman • Abigail Posner • Randall Stone • Charles Trippy Innovating Development of Cloud, Mobile and Social Radisson Town Lake Riverside BallroomMoe Abdula • Nathan Vega Latin America: Silicon Valley’s New Frontier ACC Ballroom ECarlos Gomez • Josue Gonzalez • Rocio Medina van Nierop • Luis Samra • Megan Zoback 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 Personalized Medicine: From a Vision Into a Plan JW Marriott Room 203-204Kristine Ashcraft • Mark Bartlett • Jack Bowman • Lynn Dowling 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 Your Company’s Value Proposition Is Clear As Mud Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 3Jacob Shin

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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/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 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 Crossing Over: The New Guard of Healthcare JW Marriott Room 203-204Chase Hensel • Christine Lemke • Mitchell Mom • Ashwin Pushpala 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 IBM and Twitter: The Future of Digital Engagement Radisson Town Lake Riverside BallroomBrian Fanzo • Bryan Kramer • Will Mayo • Maria Winans 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 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 Technicians of the Sacred: The New Native Apps JW Marriott Salon 2Lewis St. Cyr • Eric Doversberger • Lauren Chief Elk • Wendy Levy • Lynette Wallworth The Changing Face of Influence JW Marriott Room 205Baron Concors • Moj Mahdara • Bethany Mota 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 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

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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 Bitcoin at SXSW 2015: Real World Applications Hilton Austin Downtown Salon GAdam Draper • Vinny Lingham • Adam Ludwin • Nick Sullivan 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 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 Dramatic Readings by Programmers of Bug Reports JW Marriott Salon DSam Richard • Christopher Schmitt Drones for Good: Journalism and Crowdsourced UAVs JW Marriott Room 208Darren Ansell • Clare Cook • Ben Kreimer • Dickens Olewe Evolving 3D Production Into Immersive Technologies ACC Room 12ABAlastair Green • Brian Vogt • Michael Wilken Food Criticism in the Digital Age Driskill Hotel MaximilianAlison Cook • Jonathan Gold • Evan Kleiman • Helen Rosner Future of Health Tech: Going Beyond Tracking JW Marriott Room 201-202Cédric Hutchings • Mark Prince Getting Men Comfortable with Mobile Shopping JW Marriott Room 205Troy Alexander • Javier Laval • Gregory Lowe How Framing Affects Privacy Decisions JW Marriott Salon 4Matthew McGlone Is EU Privacy Legislation Killing Data Science? Hilton Austin Downtown Salon JSimon Morrissey • Aurélie Pols Is Gamification the Key to Engaging Mobile? Hyatt Regency Austin Texas Ballroom 4-7Howard Kingston It's The End of The Internet As We Know It... Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 1Micha Benoliel • Gautam Chandna • Kevin Fitchard • Jan Standal • Chris Weasler Minimal Viable Pub: How to Open a Pub on $5k JW Marriott Salon 2Jim Carroll • Alan Coleman • Trevor O\'Shea Not the Fun Police: Leveraging HR the Right Way Hilton Austin Downtown Salon EKelli Dragovich • Margaret Wheeler Phant.io: The Super-Lightweight Internet of Things JW Marriott Room 211-212Christopher Clark Pushing the Envelope Forward: Latin@s in Tech ACC Ballroom EFrancesca Escoto-Zavala • Kety Esquivel • Deldelp Medina • Rosalinda Zepeda SADvertising: Why Tears Are the New Tactic Hyatt Regency Austin Hill Country ABCDHeidi Arthur • Pete Carter • Teressa Iezzi • PJ Pereira Soundscape Your Smarter Workplace JW Marriott Room 408-409Julian Treasure • Philip Vanhoutte Technology Needs Latinas: Bold Decision Makers ACC Room 6ABDaniela Victoria González • Ana Karen Ramirez Tellez The Disruptors Dream Team Hilton Austin Downtown Salon FDavid Duncan • Nicole Fisher • Bernard Munos • Melinda Richter Tools of an Industrial Craftsman JW Marriott Salon BAndrew Crow • Greg Petroff • Kendra Shimmell Top Ten Ways to Be A Great Technology Startup Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DRebecca Taylor Uncertainty: Predictive Analytics in Health Care JW Marriott Room 203-204Priyanka Agarwal • Nick Crocker • Christina Farr • Malay Gandhi What Will You Build with Watson on Bluemix? Radisson Town Lake Riverside BallroomSwami Chandrasekaran When the Glimpse Is Worth More Than the Glare Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 2Frank Danna • Darren Lachtman • Annie Park • Michael Platco Why You Will Invest in the Sub-Saharan Africa ACC Room 10ABTaiwo Ajetunmobi • Kwame Dougan • Maya Horgan Famodu • Dapo Okubadejo • Stephen Ozoigbo • Pule Taukobong You Can't Sit with Us: Craft Beer Subculture Driskill Hotel Driskill BallroomJosh Hare • Matt McGinnis • Christopher Sheppard • Caroline Wallace

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Tuesday, March 17
 

9:30am

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 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 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 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

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#OurTimeToLead: Why Tech Needs More Women ACC Ballroom GElizabeth Ames Artience: Art and Science in the World of Design JW Marriott Salon BAnn-Caryn Cleveland • Soleio Cuervo • Scott Klemmer • Steve Vassallo 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 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 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 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 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 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

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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 Chicken or the Egg: Seasonality and Game Sales Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 4Patrick Walker 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 Lean On Is the New Lean In Hilton Austin Downtown Room 412Lee Holloway • Michelle Zatlyn 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 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 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 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 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 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

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Wednesday, March 18
 

11:00am