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Saturday, March 8



Being Social with Grandma: Social Media for 50+ Sheraton Austin, Capitol ABCDAldea Douglas Black Women in Tech: Uncovering Barriers to Entry Hilton Garden Inn, Red RiverMarissa Jennings • Aaron Saunders Breaking the Mold: How to Thrive When Allies Turn ACC, Room 10ABJehmu Greene • Sally Kohn Disrupting the Gun Lobby with Digital Organizing ACC, Room 9ABCStephen Geer • Mark Glaze • Shannon Watts Emoji & Texting: Is Human Language Extinct? ACC, Room 12ABSam Huston • Ben Zimmer Engaged Brains: What Do We Really Know? Omni Downtown, Lone StarJim Bower • Alfredo Fontanini • Veronica Galvan Feature Assassins ACC, Ballroom BCMat Mullen • Malcolm Ong • Matas Petrikas • Jeremy Tunnell Five Ways Health Decisions Don't Make Sense Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon FAimee Roundtree Four Tech Companies Changing the Face of Tech ACC, Room 6ABHeather Hiles • Darlene Gillard Jones • Nichelle McCall • Nicole Sanchez Fruit Ninja - Slicing Up the Brand for All Media Long Center, The Kodosky Donor LoungePhil Larsen • Susan Swinburne • Hugh Walters • Sam White Hardwiring the Brain: Better, Faster, Stronger Hyatt Regency Austin, Texas Ballroom 5-7Anthony Ha • Andrew Smith Lewis • Jan Plass How to Monetize the 2nd Screen Evolution Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon EGregory Consiglio • Jesse Redniss How to Say 'Fuck No' & Still Have Them Love You Four Seasons, Four Seasons BallroomMichael Nieling Inspired Design: Meditation & Creativity Omni Downtown, Capital BallroomGopika Prabhu Longhorn Startup Showcase Hilton Austin Downtown, Austin Chamber OfficesChristina White Man Up: Gender & the Work-Life Balance Debate Courtyard Marriott, Rio Grande BallroomJames Allworth • Stewart Friedman • Sarah Green • Joan Williams Mobile Security & the Future of the App Economy Sheraton Austin, CreeksideJonathan Godfrey • Jaclyn Louis • Sonny Sinha Mobilizing Communities in Times of Crisis Sheraton Austin, Capitol EFGHShayne Adamski • Michael Bellavia • Pete Giencke • Paula Veale MySpace's Chris DeWolfe Jumps from Social to Games Long Center, Dell HallChris DeWolfe • Adam Ostrow Not Dead Yet: How Technology Is Saving Poetry Omni Downtown, LonghornMandy Kahn • Andrew Kessler Star Trek UX|UI Rules for Phones, Tablets, & TVs Four Seasons, San Jacinto BallroomAna Karen Ramírez • Anjuan Simmons Startup Star Power: Startups Backed by Celebrity Hilton Garden Inn, Colorado The 5 Secrets to Getting Acquired Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon CMatt Wise The Future of Biometrics Hyatt Regency Austin, Texas Ballroom 1-4Skooks Pong The Hacker Wars / The War Has Already Begun Radisson Town Lake, Riverside BallroomTor Ekeland • Jay Leiderman • Peter Ludlow • Vivien Lesnik Weisman The Robot Revolution ACC, Ballroom ACarl Bass The Sharing Economy 2.0 Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon JKMark Gilbreath • Andrew Reid Welcome to the Mobile Majority: Now What? Wanderlust, WanderlustScott Kveton • Mike Lowe • Jonathan Nielsen • Richard Ting When Licensors & Mobile Games Collide Long Center, AT&T Education RoomDustin Clingman • David Phan • Terry Redfield Women-Led: The Underserved Investment Opportunity Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon GTrish Costello • Lauren Flanagan • Joshua Henderson • Adam Quinton


AgriTech's Promise: Food For 10 Billion and Beyond Blackheart, BlackheartCaleb Harper • Mohammad Jhaveri Apps Exposed: A Look into the Most Dangerous Apps Radisson Town Lake, Riverside BallroomGrayson Milbourne • Fahmida Rashid • Erich Stuntebeck Avoid Stagnation: Acceleration Trumps Incubation! Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon CBill Aulet • Dane Stangler Beyond Likes: What I Love & Hate & Why You Care ACC, Room 12ABJordan Roth Beyond Technology: Designing for People ACC, Ballroom AStephen Kim Cities & Startups: A Marketing Match Sheraton Austin, Capitol ABCDSarah Leary Citizen Dicks: Solving Murders with Social Media ACC, Room 6ABBilly Jensen • Michelle McNamara Companies, Non-Profits & the Future of Impact ACC, Room 9ABCBryn Mooser • Chrysi Philalithes • Robert Wolfe De-Suckifying Third-Party JavaScript Four Seasons, Four Seasons BallroomKent Brewster Exploring the Role of Gestures in Interface Design Four Seasons, San Jacinto BallroomAmber Heinbockel • Allison Sigrist From Every Screen to No-Screen: Next Gen Responsive ACC, Ballroom BCKerry Bodine • Chris Saint-Amant Fueling Social Movements Via Social Holiday Inn Town Lake, Sunflower RoomTiago Ritter • David Slayden Future of Education for Austin Technology Hilton Austin Downtown, Austin Chamber OfficesDon Christian • Susan Dawson • Nathan Green • Nick Parker High Fidelity: Console Experiences to Mobile Long Center, The Kodosky Donor LoungeEthan Einhorn • Tim Fields • Aaron Loeb • Callum Rowley How New Tech Is Innovating Gaming Experiences Long Center, Dell Hall Innovation & Kids' Privacy: Can They Coexist? Sheraton Austin, CreeksideLorraine Akemann • Sara Kloek • Elana Zeide Learning from the Space Between Digital & Paper Long Center, AT&T Education RoomGeorge Royer • Adam Saltsman Live from Space! Talk with Astronauts in Orbit Omni Downtown, Capital BallroomJohn Yembrick My Sensors. My Data? Hyatt Regency Austin, Texas Ballroom 1-4Rachel Kalmar • John Wilbanks Next Evolution in Communication: What Will Happen Hyatt Regency Austin, Texas Ballroom 5-7Takahito Iguchi • Christina Mercando • Koichi Yamamoto Open Innovation: Enterprise in Bed with Startups Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon JKGina Bianchini • Abigail Comber • Duncan Logan • Guy Schory Patients First: Why Open Data Can Save Healthcare Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon FBeverley Bryant • Gregory Downing Personalize Mobile: Balancing the Creepy Continuum Wanderlust, WanderlustScott Goldberg • Scott Michaels • Elizabeth Robillard Putting a Real-Time Face on Polling Sheraton Austin, Capitol EFGHGary Kazantsev • Philip Resnik • Martin Salo Startup Opportunity Evaluation Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon ENeal Cabage • Sonya Zhang Technology, Startups and Turnaround Economies Hilton Garden Inn, Red River The Latino Digital Landscape: Insights & Solutions Holiday Inn Town Lake, Lantana BallroomKety Esquivel • Ana L Flores • Mitch Kapor The LOLs of Nations: Understanding Global Memes ACC, Room 10ABElena Agapie • Katy Pearce The Ongoing Issue of Funding Women Entrepreneurs Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon GJesse Draper • Christine Osekoski • Megan Quinn Turning a Blank Page into a Winning Idea Omni Downtown, Lone StarHenry Copeland • Matthew Diffee • JB Hopkins What to Do When You’ve FAILED: The Value of Authen Hilton Garden Inn, ColoradoLuvvie Ajayi Workplace Distractions: A New Focus on Focus Courtyard Marriott, Rio Grande BallroomGloria Mark • Janet Pogue • Rachel Silverman Wrapping the World with Light Omni Downtown, LonghornSougwen Chung • Chad Hutson • Tony Romain • Jarrett Smith


4 Caffeinated Strangers Launch a Product, Live Four Seasons, San Jacinto BallroomBill Hogan • Jess Morse • Pippin Williamson Assets in Web 2.0: How to Kick Philanthropic A@! ACC, Room 6ABJoshua Vaughan Bitcoin & Math Based Currencies: Road to $100 BN Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon JKConstance Choi • Tony Gallippi • Jeremy Liew Changing Behavior Through Persuasive Design ACC, Ballroom AMatt Danna CSS Pre-Processor Myths Four Seasons, Four Seasons BallroomRamon Lapenta Death 2.0: How to Die on the Digital Frontier Radisson Town Lake, Riverside BallroomCaitlin Doughty • Chanel Reynolds Energy Hacks: The Next Wave of a Negawatt Economy ACC, Room 10ABBrittany Heyd • Roderick Morris Entropy & the Internet of Useful Things Omni Downtown, Capital BallroomRoss Atkin Fashion E-Commerce: Conversion Versus Branding? Hyatt Regency Austin, Texas Ballroom 5-7Pieter Jongerius Includification - More Gamers with Accessibility Long Center, AT&T Education RoomMark Barlet Into the Future with Gearbox's Randy Pitchford Long Center, Dell HallRandy Pitchford It's Complicated: Teens' Social Media Practices Sheraton Austin, Capitol ABCDDanah Boyd Location Based Marketing: Beyond Advertising Wanderlust, WanderlustJason Burby • James Keller • Asif Khan • Ritu Makkar-Varma Make Yourself the Happiest Person on Earth Courtyard Marriott, Rio Grande BallroomChade-Meng Tan NSA & the Future of Web Users & Web Companies Sheraton Austin, CreeksideCesar Hidalgo • Nicholas Merrill • Matthew Prince Remember When the Internet Was Free? ACC, Room 12ABTim Wu Separate But Equal? 2.0 Hilton Garden Inn, Red River So You Want Our Seed Money? Here's How to Get It! Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon GKevin Colleran • Matt Mazzeo • David Tisch Sous Vide in the City: How Digital Dining Feeds Us Blackheart, BlackheartBrian Bordainick • Addie Broyles • Andy Potter Startup Grind What Makes Austin a Startup Hub Hilton Austin Downtown, Austin Chamber OfficesBill Boebel • Jim Butler • Andi Gillentine • Jon Roberts Startup Sales in the 21st Century Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon CSanober Mukadam Staying Ahead of the Consumption Behavior Curve Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon E Stop & Frisk: Racial Profiling in Digital & Social Hilton Garden Inn, Colorado Structuring Community During Exponential Growth Sheraton Austin, Capitol EFGHCindy Au • Jenna Meister • Josh Riedel Technology's Impact on Impact Investing Holiday Inn Town Lake, Lantana BallroomFelipe Calderon • Vincent Molinari That's Hot: Visualizing NASA Climate Science Data Omni Downtown, Lone StarVeronica McGregor • Andrew Revkin The Biggest Collaborative Street Art Gallery Holiday Inn Town Lake, Sunflower RoomMarina Bortoluzzi • Marcelo Pimentel The Original Gangsters of Crowdfunding ACC, Room 9ABCKatie Bisbee • Kevin Conroy • Katherine Woo The Quantified Artist: Biometric Augmented Reality Hyatt Regency Austin, Texas Ballroom 1-4Robert Tuttle The Subjective Objective: Building Maker Media Omni Downtown, Longhorn You Got Them to Do What? Behavior Change in Health Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon FRyan Panchadsaram • Andrew Rosenthal • Yifan Zhang





Austin As Global Entrepreneur Landing Pad Hilton Austin Downtown, Austin Chamber OfficesRicardo Jimenez • Jae Lee • Jerry Tian Blogueras Latinas & the Importance of their Voice Holiday Inn Town Lake, Sunflower RoomPaulina Artieda • Sara Calderón Bringing Sexy Back to Developers Four Seasons, Four Seasons BallroomIlya Sukhar Building the Future with Gigabit Apps Four Seasons, San Jacinto BallroomWill Barkis • Aaron Deacon • Bob Metcalfe Cause-Tech Startups: The Opportunity in Good Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon CDana Oshiro • Nicole Sanchez • Diane Tate Combinatorial Creativity: The Future of Innovation ACC, Room 12ABAlex Krug Creative Coding: Art + Design with Cinder ACC, Ballroom BCKeith Butters • Chandler McWilliams Design Thinking to Bring Water for All ACC, Room 10ABGaurav Bhushan • Jennifer Lee Fuqua Developers: Take the World Stage by Storm Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon JKBill Ready Good to Great: API Design Patterns Beyond REST ACC, Ballroom AJeremiah Cohick Government’s Gamble: The Future of Transportation Hyatt Regency Austin, Texas Ballroom 5-7Justin Caldbeck • Ryan Lawler • Sunil Paul • Jessica Scorpio Hacking 4 Good: Unlock the Mind & Change Behavior Sheraton Austin, Capitol EFGHJitinder Kohli • Anna Mohan • Jonathan Zinman How Do We Save Our Digital Lives? Sheraton Austin, Capitol ABCDMary Snauffer How Technology Fuels Social Change ACC, Room 9ABCJill Iscol • Josh Nesbit • Lisa Weinert How the DIY Movement Is Reinventing America Omni Downtown, LonghornMitch Altman • Alice Brooks • Eric Gradman • Dylan Tweney Humanizing Technology & Using Innovation for Good ACC, Room 6ABTim Buesing • Emad Tahtouh Mobile Loyalty Lifecycle: A Battle for Screen-Time Wanderlust, WanderlustMichael Griffith • Chris Marley • Alyssa Meritt • George Mudie Moving Beyond Simple Urban Transportation Fixes Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon G New Technologies Revolutionize STEM Education Hilton Garden Inn, Red River Redesign Your Life Courtyard Marriott, Rio Grande BallroomAlexis Duffy • Sandra Lloyd • Jenny Tsai • Aynne Valencia Saga of the Banner Saga Long Center, AT&T Education RoomArnie Jorgensen • John Watson The Creativity (R)Evolution Hilton Garden Inn, ColoradoDenise Jacobs The Future of Citizen Science Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon FJessica Richman The Indie Science Revolution Omni Downtown, Lone StarDaniel Grushkin • Jacob Shiach • Cindy Wu The Open Source Revolution: From Blogs to Homes Radisson Town Lake, Riverside BallroomAndrew Brooks • JJ Colao • Jason Johnson • Matt Mullenweg Thumbs Up to Gesture-Controlled Electronics? Hyatt Regency Austin, Texas Ballroom 1-4 Trustparency Study: How to Build Natural Brands Holiday Inn Town Lake, Lantana BallroomLia Bertoni • Pedro Cruz Truth Will Set You Free but Data Will Piss You Off Sheraton Austin, CreeksideJake Porway • Kim Rees • Jonathan Schwabish Using Games to Kick-Start Education Long Center, The Kodosky Donor LoungeDoug Dempster • Bruce Pennycook • Jennifer Ransom Rice • Warren Spector Virtual Unreality: Adding 3D to the Live Stage Omni Downtown, Capital BallroomMehdi Tayoubi


A Perfect Storm: Technology & Disaster Education ACC, Room 9ABCAndrea Basora • Leslie Chapman-Henderson • Wendy Harman • Corey Pieper A Playbook for the New Chief Innovation Officer Hilton Austin Downtown, Austin Chamber OfficesBill Poston Actively Participating in the Big Data Revolution Sheraton Austin, Capitol ABCDElissa Fink API Management: The Agony & the Ecstasy ACC, Ballroom AThor Mitchell Argentina’s Creative & IT Sector in the U.S. Holiday Inn Town Lake, Sunflower RoomCesar Donofrio • Silvina Moschini • Cecilia Nahon Beyond Unplugging: How to Stay Sane Online Sheraton Austin, Capitol EFGHLauren Bacon • Rohan Gunatillake • Alex Soojung-Kim Pang Brand to Code: Building a Future Friendly PBS KIDS ACC, Ballroom BCChris Bishop • Miguel Montanez Cat Cash: The Economy of Internet Cat Videos ACC, Room 12ABWill Braden • Ben Lashes • Scott Stulen • Grace Suriel Co-Parentology: How Tech is Empowering Parents Hilton Garden Inn, Colorado Connected Fitness 2.0: Shaping Healthy Behaviors Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon FChristopher Glode • Arthur Markman • Martha Wofford David Allan Introduces David Allen Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon JKDavid G Allan For Good & Profit: Impact Entrepreneurship FTW Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon CRachael Chong • Tabreez Verjee Full of Tomorrow: Brands, Technology and Miracles Omni Downtown, LonghornPaul Kemp-Robertson • James Kirkham How Game Development Is Like Breaking Bad Long Center, The Kodosky Donor LoungeMatias Myllyrinne How Mobile Is Changing the Research Universe Four Seasons, Four Seasons Ballroom How South America is Redefining Internet Democracy Holiday Inn Town Lake, Lantana BallroomEmiliano Rodriguez Nuesch How the Black Twitterverse is Changing Pop Culture Hilton Garden Inn, Red River Human Connection: The Ultimate Digital Currency Omni Downtown, Capital BallroomIvan Cash Mindful Productivity in a World of Interruption Courtyard Marriott, Rio Grande BallroomAngel Chernoff • Marc Chernoff • Craig Jarrow Mobile Means Business: Learn How to Get Ahead Wanderlust, WanderlustBrent Hieggelke • Kevin Hurst • Ted Schadler • Arlie Sisson Permission Engines: Facilitating Creativity Omni Downtown, Lone StarWill Chase • Louise Glasgow • Jessica Hobbs • Aaron Koblin Slamming Social Into High Gear; a GM Case Study on Social Waller Creek Boathouse Telling the NSA to [Back] Off Sheraton Austin, CreeksideChris Conley • Evan Greer The Cyborg Gaze: AR, Drones, Machine Vision Radisson Town Lake, Riverside BallroomJon Lebkowsky • Patrick Lichty The Gamers' Guide to Parenting Long Center, AT&T Education RoomCarla Fisher The Intersection of Big Data & the Social Sector ACC, Room 6ABBrian Sasscer The Most Influential Visualizations of All Time Four Seasons, San Jacinto BallroomAndy Cotgreave The Shareable City: Tech Transforming Urban Life ACC, Room 10ABJoseph Gebbia • Doug MacMillan • John Zimmer Transportation Meets Tech: Mobile & Big Data Hyatt Regency Austin, Texas Ballroom 5-7Paul DeLong Wearable Computing: Now, Near & Next Generation Hyatt Regency Austin, Texas Ballroom 1-4Chick Foxgrover • Alison Lewis • Gilly Segal