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Friday 8th March 2013

  1. Architecture of the Air to

    Featured Session on Friday 8th March

    Trained as an architect and a jazz musician, Christopher Janney has been combining these two disciplines for over 30 years. Sometimes trying to make architecture more like music- more spontaneous, ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon JK (map)

  2. Experience vs Ownership: The Rise of the Experience Economy to

    Featured Session on Friday 8th March

    In the "old days", most people lived a more predictable, structured life. Most consumers aspired to own a home, and a car or two. There were certain days for work ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon FGH (map)

  3. Mobilizing Ingenuity to Strengthen Global Security to

    Featured Session on Friday 8th March

    As the nature of diplomacy has changed since the Cold War, the Department of State has embraced new tools and is reaching out to those behind these new tools. Rose ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon JK (map)

Saturday 9th March 2013

  1. Acquiring the Skill of Meta-Learning to

    Featured Session on Saturday 9th March

    What you will Learn: Whether you're a top-tier chef or "that guy" who couldn't boil water if he tried, Tim Ferriss's radically counterintuitive advice will help you get the most ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon FGH (map)

  2. Beyond Work/Life: Changing the Debate & Making Change to

    Featured Session on Saturday 9th March

    Anne-Marie Slaughter will discuss her article in the Atlantic Magazine, "Why Women Still Can't Have It All", the replies to it, and the expansions on the topic that she is ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon JK (map)

  3. David over Goliath: Power of the Sharing Economy to

    Featured Session on Saturday 9th March

    The sharing economy. Collaborative consumption. Call it what you will, it is clear that these new social and commercial technologies have collided with macroeconomic forces like the recession and the ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon JK (map)

  4. Insights About Innovation: David Sacks Fireside Chat to

    Featured Session on Saturday 9th March

    Building a successful startup and taking it through a successful exit is not easy. Yet David Sacks has done it twice – as the COO of PayPal, he took the ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon FGH (map)

  5. How Electrical Signals Can Give You Superpowers to

    Featured Session on Saturday 9th March

    This panel will address new types of emerging wearable technologies that control the human body or augment it with new capabilities by building upon our body's electrical properties. Such devices ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon JK (map)

  6. Is there an Alternative to Ad-Supported Social Networking? to

    Featured Session on Saturday 9th March

    There has to be another way to run a social network. Instead of trapping users inside a walled-garden, could you let users choose how to interact with the network and ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon FGH (map)

  7. Foundation: Chad Hurley & Kevin Rose to

    Featured Session on Saturday 9th March

    For this session, Digg founder and Google Ventures partner Kevin Rose will interview YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley. The format will be a fireside chat, in the style of Kevin Rose's ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon FGH (map)

  8. How Cheating Death Helped Me Live Without Fear to

    Featured Session on Saturday 9th March

    The first time Buddy Media founder and CEO Michael Lazerow cheated death, he was 18 months old. The second time, he was 19, and was given three hours to live. ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon JK (map)

Sunday 10th March 2013

  1. The Making of DOOM to

    Featured Session on Sunday 10th March

    Few games can match the ubiquity and legacy of Doom, the seminal first-person shooter that ushered in thousands of mods, clones, and successors. Nearly every significant FPS, from Resistance to ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon JK (map)

  2. The Violinist's Thumb to

    Featured Session on Sunday 10th March

    Did the human race almost go extinct? Can genetics explain a crazy cat lady's love for felines? How does DNA lead to people with no fingerprints, or humans born with ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon FGH (map)

  3. Innovation & Leadership in the Agile Age to

    Featured Session on Sunday 10th March

    The path to game changing innovation will be realized by radically changing an organization's approach to leadership and decision making. Moving from politics and PowerPoint to decision making by hypothesis ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon FGH (map)

  4. Trillions: Thriving in the Information Ecology to

    Featured Session on Sunday 10th March

    The web is over, it was a cute lab experiment, the sort of toy that Nature watches her children play with and laughs. Six billion mobile devices. Eight? Ten? Cute ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon JK (map)

  5. Gates of Heaven, Gates of Hell to

    Featured Session on Sunday 10th March

    As newspapers bolt meters onto their sites and juicy narratives end up locked inside apps, will the village common become segregated into info have-and-have-nots. Will certain kinds of content become ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon FGH (map)

  6. Mobile Disruption & the Rise of the Local Web to

    Featured Session on Sunday 10th March

    Commerce is entering an era of democratization, changing the way people purchase and distribute goods and services. At the heart of this shift is the rise of mobile devices, which ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon JK (map)

  7. New Standards for a New Era of Journalism to

    Featured Session on Sunday 10th March

    Trust in traditional news sources is at an all-time low. Trust in new start-up newsrooms is even lower. Why is this? Craig Newmark (yes, that Craig Newmark) and Kelly McBride ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon FGH (map)

Monday 11th March 2013

  1. Design Unicorns: Turning Myth into Reality to

    Featured Session on Monday 11th March

    Empathic. Collaborative. Constructive. Fast. These are just some of the words that today's hiring managers use to describe the new New Hire. As our mediums change, so do our expectations ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon FGH (map)

  2. Moving from Story to Narrative to

    Featured Session on Monday 11th March

    In an attention economy where more and more options compete for scarce attention, the ability to attract and retain attention will increasingly determine who creates and captures value. Stories are ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon JK (map)

  3. Hey, Where's My Robot Girlfriend? to

    Featured Session on Monday 11th March

    Hybrids of sex and technology are flourishing in contemporary culture, from basement workshops where power tools are repurposed as bedroom aids to media genres devoted to robot-human couplings. The mechanical ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon FGH (map)

  4. Interact with the TV: Say it, Wave it, Take it 3D to

    Featured Session on Monday 11th March

    As the number of entertainment options available through connected TVs—whether it be shows, videos, movies, and information widgets—increases so does the complexity of finding and deciding what to watch. Let's ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon JK (map)

  5. 21st Century Application Architectures to

    Featured Session on Monday 11th March

    Today's applications have the opportunity to reach a global audience, upset the status quo and transform entire industries. With the arrival of Amazon Web Services, on-demand access to compute, storage ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon JK (map)

  6. The Art of Making Fun of Yourself to

    Featured Session on Monday 11th March

    Can a sense of humor be strategic? In the age of hashtag fails and campaign flops, it's crucial to use a dash of humor in your social recipe. How do ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon FGH (map)

  7. Gun Printing with Defense Distributed to

    Featured Session on Monday 11th March

    Cody Wilson presents the work and vision of the 3D gun printing collective Defense Distributed. Wilson will cover how Defense Distributed began, as well as the current state of gun ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon FGH (map)