2014 Interactive Speaker & Panel Schedule

Friday, March 7 || Saturday, March 8 || Sunday, March 9 || Monday, March 10 || Tuesday, March 11 || Wednesday, March 12


Friday, March 7

Location Deception: Yacht vs. GPS Spoofer

#utsxsw #yachthack

Sheraton Austin Creekside
701 E 11th St
5:00-6:00 p.m.

Presenters

Todd Humphreys
Asst Professor
The University of Texas at Austin

Jahshan Bhatti
Graduate Student
The University of Texas at Austin

Kenneth Himschoot
Consultant
Himschoot Consulting bvba

Andrew Scofield
Captain
White Rose of Drachs

Ubuntu Leadership: Leaders for a Connected Africa

#utsxsw #UbuntuLead
Austin Convention Center
Room 9ABC
5:00-6:00 p.m.

Presenters

Takalani Malivha
Student
The University of Texas at Austin

John Kidenda
Board Member
The African Leadership Bridge

Rick Reeder
Pres
The African Leadership Bridge

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Saturday, March 8

Using Games to Kickstart Education

#utsxsw #ArtsDigLit
Long Center
The Kodosky Donor Lounge
701 W Riverside Dr
3:30-4:30 p.m.

Free and open to the public.

Presenters

Bruce Pennycook
Dir of Digital Arts
University of Texas at Austin College of Fine Arts

Doug Dempster
Dean
University of Texas at Austin College of Fine Arts

Jennifer Ransom Rice
Exec Dir
Texas Cultural Trust

Warren Spector
Dir, Denius-Sams Gaming Academy

Building the Future with Gigabit Apps

#utsxsw #gigabit
Four Seasons
San Jacinto Ballroom
98 San Jacinto Blvd"
3:30-4:30 p.m.

Presenters

Bob Metcalfe
Professor of Innovation
The University of Texas at Austin

Aaron Deacon
Managing Dir
KC Digital Drive

Will Barkis
Dir Gigabit Community Fund
Mozilla Foundation

Connected Fitness 2.0: Shaping Healthy Behaviors

#utsxsw #fitfuture
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon F
500 E 4th St
5:00-6:00 p.m.

Presenters

Arthur Markman
Professor of Psychology & Mktg
The University of Texas at Austin

Christopher Glode
GM
MapMyFITNESS

Martha Wofford
VP, Head of CarePass
Aetna

Tim Roberts
VP, Interactive & Design at Fitbit
Fitbit

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Sunday, March 9

The Old Masters vs. Photoshop

#utsxsw #OldMasters
Omni Downtown
Longhorn
700 San Jacinto
12:30-1:30 p.m.

Presenters

Paul Toprac
Assoc Dir for Game Dev & Sr Lecturer
The University of Texas at Austin

Sheldon Pacotti
Lecturer
The University of Texas at Austin

Richard Garriott de Cayeux
Founder/Creative Dir
Portalarium Inc

Chris Solarski
Owner
Solarski Studio

Curating Serendipity in Online Music Communities

#utsxsw #sxswcurate
Omni Downtown
Capital Ballroom
700 San Jacinto
12:30PM - 1:30PM

Presenter

Paul Vinelli
Grad Student
The University of Texas at Austin

Middleware MOOConomics--Choosing the Right E-Tools

#utsxsw #MOOConomic
Four Seasons
San Jacinto Ballroom
98 San Jacinto Blvd
3:30-4:30 p.m.

Presenters

Donna Kidwell
Project Dir
The University of Texas at Austin

Janet Walkow
Exec Dir & CTO, Drug Dynamics Institute
The University of Texas at Austin

Ross Strader
Dir of Learning Engineering
Stanford

Dawn Zimmaro
Sr Researcher, Learning Assessment & Analytics
Stanford

Interaction Design & the Performing Arts

#utsxsw #ixdperform
Four Seasons
San Jacinto Ballroom
98 San Jacinto Blvd
5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Presenters

Allucquere Stone
Professor Emerita
The University of Texas at Austin

Brenda Laurel
Adjunct Professor
University of California at Santa Cruz

Emma Westecott
Assistant Professor
OCAD University

Noah Wardrip-Fruin
Assoc Professor, Computer Science & Dir, Digital Art & New Media MFA Program
University of California at Santa Cruz

 

Money Talks! Startup Investment Panel

#utsxsw #utmoneytalks

Sunday, March 9
5:00– 6:00 p.m.

Austin Chamber of Commerce
535 E 5th Street

RSVP

Presenters

Laura Kilcrease
Triton Ventures
Founding Director of the Austin Technology Incubator

Krishna Srinivasan
LiveOak Ventures

Rosa McCormick
Wild Basin Ventures

Bryan Allinson
UT Horizon Fund
Executive Director of the UT System Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC)

 

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Monday, March 10

Change the World: Super Powered Science on the Web

#utsxsw #webscience
Omni Downtown
Longhorn
700 San Jacinto
9:30-10:30 a.m.

Presenters

Maytal Dahan
Research Engineer & Science Assoc V
Texas Advanced Computing Center

Arfon Smith
Chief Scientist
GitHub

Nancy Wilkins-Diehr
Assoc Dir
San Diego Supercomputer Center

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Kaitlin Thaney
Dir, Mozilla Science Lab
Mozilla Foundation

Technology's Role in Improving Health

#utsxsw #healthtech
Hilton Austin Downtown
Austin Chamber Offices
500 E 4th St
12:30-1:30 p.m.

Presenters

Robyn Metcalfe
Dir
UT Food Lab

Jason Donahue
Prod Mgmt
Jawbone

Manuel Rosso
Founder
FoodontheTable.com

Ryan Wilson
General Counsel
Partnership for Healthier America

Driverless Cars - Implications for Travel Behavior

#utsxsw #AutoBhatSX
Hyatt Regency Austin
Texas Ballroom 1-4
208 Barton Springs Rd
3:30-4:30 p.m.

Presenter

Chandra Bhat
Director
The Center for Transportation Research - UT Austin

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Tuesday, March 11

Online Only: Lessons from the Texas Abortion Fight

#utsxsw #txabortion
Austin Convention Center
Room 9ABC
9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Presenters

Rocio Villalobos
Social Justice Education and Leadership Coordinator
The University of Texas at Austin Multicultural Engagement Center

Sonia Smith
Assoc Editor
Texas Monthly

Forrest Wilder
Assoc Editor
The Texas Observer

Emily Horne
Lobbyist
Texas Right To Life

Debating Internships: The Value of Unpaid Work

#utsxsw #interns
Courtyard Marriott
Rio Grande Ballroom
300 E 4th St
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Presenters

Tiffany Grady
Assoc Dir of Academics
The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Science

Eric Glatt
Law Student & Public Interest Fellow
Georgetown University Law Center

Heather Carmichael
Business Dev Dir
Kelleher Communications Inc

Google Fiber Comes to Austin

#utsxsw #fiber
Austin Convention Center
Room 6AB
5:00-6:00 p.m.

Presenters

Wenhong Chen
Asst Prof
The University of Texas at Austin

Juanita Budd
Exec Dir
Austin Free-Net

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Wednesday, March 12

Museum Music: Art Galleries as Performance Space

#utsxsw
Austin Convention Center, Room 13AB
3:30-4:30 p.m.

Presenters

Adam Bennett
Manager of Public Programs
The Blanton Museum

Veronica Roberts
Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art
The Blanton Museum

Steven Parker
SoundSpace Artistic Director
The Blanton Museum

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