2013 Panel Schedule

Monday, March 4

4:30-5:30 p.m. SXSWedu Panel: Making Apps with Youth: How-To & Lessons Learned
Hilton Austin Downtown Salon A   
Panelists:
S. Craig Watkins, The University of Texas at Austin - Assoc Professor, RTF
Asha Richardson, Youth Radio
Elisabeth Soep, Youth Radio - Research Dir & Sr Producer
Kurt Collins, Youth Radio - Tech Strategist & Lead Developer

Tuesday, March 5

9-11 a.m. SXSWedu Panel: Piloting e-Portfolio Programs
Hilton Austin Downtown Room 412  
Panelists:
Terri Perez, Project Manager - Institute for Public School Initiatives - The University of Texas at Austin
Cynthia Miller, Del Valle High School - Instructor, English IV
David Hernandez, Region 1 ESC - Education Specialist
Lannon Heflin, Region XIII ESC - Program Manager for Instructional Technology Initiatives

1:30-2:30 p.m. SXSWedu Panel: Technology-Enabled Instruction: Hype And Promise
Austin Convention Center Room 16AB
Panelists:
Harrison Keller, Vice Provost for Higher Education Policy & Research - The University of Texas at Austin
Ben Glazer, Eduvant - CEO
James Caras, Sapling Learning - CEO
Zeynep Young, Double Line Partners - CEO

2 - 4 p.m. Squishy Circuits, Toy Engineering and More!  
Hilton Austin Downtown Room 410
Presenters:
Tricia Berry, Director, Women in Engineering Program, The University of Texas at Austin
                    Director, Texas Girls Collaborative Project
Didey Muniz, Texas Girls Collaborative Project - STEM Trainer & Project Mgr

3 - 4 p.m. SXSWedu Panel: EdTech Entrepreneurs: Are They the Next Superheroes?
Hilton Austin Downtown Salon D
Panelists:
Michael Koetting, Hoot.Me CEO, BHP Student in Finance, The University of Texas at Austin
Bharani Rajakumar, LearnBop CEO
Carolina Nugent, KinderTown Dir of Education
Jesse Pickard, MindSnacks Co-founder & CEO

Wednesday, March 6

9-10 a.m. SXSWedu Panel: A Pioneer, Politico & Pres Walk into a College Bar
Hilton Austin Downtown Salon E
Panelists:
William Powers, President - The University of Texas at Austin
Burck Smith, StraighterLine Inc - Founder and CEO
Mehdi Maghsoodnia, Rafter - CEO
Tom Shaver, Ad Astra Information Systems - CEO/Founder

12-1 p.m. SXSWedu Panel: Gutenberg Revisited: How Art Teaches the Next Form of Literacy    
Austin Convention Center Room 15    
Panelists:
Douglas Dempster, Dean of the College of Fine Arts at The University of Texas at Austin
Andres Kim, Superintendent, Manor Independent School District
Amy Guadagnoli, Director of Creative Services for Resources for Learning  
Moderator: Amy Barbee, Executive Director Texas Cultural Trust

2-4 p.m. SXSWedu Panel: Building the Field of Learning Analytics
Hilton Austin Downtown Room 410
Panelists:
Taylor Martin, Associate Professor - The University of Texas at Austin
Ken Koedinger, Carnegie Mellon University - Professor
Roy Pea, Stanford University - David Jacks Professor of Learning Sciences & Education

3-4 p.m. SXSWedu Panel: Drones.edu: Hands on the Future in the Classroom
Austin Convention Center Room 16AB
Panelists:
Todd Humphreys, The University of Texas at Austin
Amie Stepanovich, Electronic Privacy Information Center
Matt Waite, University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communication
Ryan Calo, University of Washington School of Law

3-4 p.m. SXSWedu Panel: Policy Wonks, Public Leaders, and Smart Reform
Hilton Austin Downtown Salon E
Panelists:
Harrison Keller, Vice Provost for Higher Education Policy & Research - The University of Texas at Austin
Adrian Fenty, Public Office - Former Mayor, Washington, DC
David Stevenson, Amplify - VP Gov Rel
Peter Cunningham, Whiteboard Advisors - Sr Advisor

Friday, March 8

5 p.m. Games R Art - SXSW Interactive Panel    
Palmer Events Center, Room 4-5    
Panelists:
Paul Toprac, Assoc Dir Game Dev & Sr Lecturer - The University of Texas at Austin
Katie Salen, Exec Dir/Professor Institute Of Play/DePaul University    
Warren Spector, Video Game pioneer, former VP/Creative DirJunction Point-Disney Interactive Studios    
Moderator: Amy Barbee, Executive Director Texas Cultural Trust

Saturday, March 9

12 - 1:30 p.m. Advances in Innovation in DC
Mitch Jacobson, co-director of our Clean Energy incubator, will be moderating a panel of Senators and Congressman as they discuss policy and technology

Sunday, March 10

11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Poetry in Motion: Sound Culture & Data Mining    
Omni Downtown
Presenters:
Paul Vinelli, Graduate Student, The University of Texas at Austin
Tanya Clement, Asst Professor, The University of Texas at Austin

3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Cultivating the New Minority Entrepreneur
Room 6AB at the Austin Convention Center
#sxsw #newGenY
Presenters:
John Butler, Chair IC2, The University of Texas at Austin
Laura Weidman Powers, Co-Founder, Exec Dir Code 2040
Marcus Mayo, Co-Founder Incubate NYC
Natalia Oberti Noguera, Founder & CEO Pipeline Fellowship

5 - 6 p.m. Leveraging Diversity for Your Business Portfolio   
Room 6AB at the Austin Convention Center
#sxsw #futurebiz
Presenters:
Joshunda Sanders, Assistant Director of Communications, DDCE, The University of Texas at Austin
Dori Maynard, Maynard Institute for Journalism Education

Monday, March 11

3:30 - 4:30 p.m. You Are Exposed-Current State of Online Security
Josh Alexander, CEO of Toopher, one of ATI’s newest member companies, will share his insights regarding online security.  After participating in last year’s SXSW Accelerator, Toopher received $2 million to fund its innovative security technology.

Tuesday, March 12

9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Cryptowars Déjà Vu: Controlling Exports of Tech
Austin Convention Center, Room 9ABC
#sxsw #export
Panelists:
Ahmed Ghappour Clinical, Instructor, The University of Texas at Austin
Jillian York, Dir for Intl Freedom of Expression, Electronic Frontier Foundation
Sahar Sabet, Student, University of Georgia
Trevor Timm, Activist, Electronic Frontier Foundation

11 a.m. Storytelling Devices in Interactive Documentary Panel    
Austin Convention Center, Austin Suite    
Presenters: Karen Kocher (Lecturer) , Laura Stein (Assistant Instructor), Florian Thalhofer, Bart Marable