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Saturday 9th March 2013

  1. Crowd-Sourcing the Space Frontier to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Saturday 9th March

    Space promises enormous opportunities to those who first explore it. Can we all be part of this endeavor? Will you be part of it? With the arrival of the crowd-sourcing ...

    At Omni Downtown, Lone Star (map)

  2. Digital Telepathy: When Every Thing Connects to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Saturday 9th March

    Once upon a time, our phone, the fridge and TV were distinct devices, manufactured in distinctly different environments. Not anymore. Today, our devices share technologies in an unprecedented manner. We ...

    At Omni Downtown, Lone Star (map)

  3. Why Your Brain Needs Negative Feedback to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Saturday 9th March

    There is beauty in the brain's electric, neural storm when it knows what you're doing just isn't good enough. Yet many people abhor criticism, direct conflict resolution, or a task ...

    At Omni Downtown, Lone Star (map)

  4. New Opportunities for Hardware Innovators to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Saturday 9th March

    In a world where VCs often shy away from funding hardware inventions, entrepreneurs are finding new ways to ensure hardware innovation makes a comeback. Start-ups were afforded new flexibility in ...

    At Omni Downtown, Lone Star (map)

Sunday 10th March 2013

  1. Beyond Hubble: NASA's Next Great Telescope (JWST) to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Sunday 10th March

    NASA's James Webb Space Telescope will be the most ambitious telescope ever constructed. Hubble's tennis court-sized successor will be 100 times more powerful and orbit far beyond Earth's Moon, where ...

    At Omni Downtown, Lone Star (map)

  2. Slap My Words Up: Language in the Digital World to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Sunday 10th March

    If technology is a pimp, our language is its favorite bitch. The tricks that our words are asked to turn on the streets of social media and online publishing are ...

    At Omni Downtown, Lone Star (map)

  3. Landing NASA's Curiosity Rover Online (& Mars!) to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Sunday 10th March

    A tweet that will live in infamy, "GALE CRATER, I AM IN YOU" heralded a new era of space exploration and conversation between NASA and the general public. As the ...

    At Omni Downtown, Lone Star (map)

  4. @NASA: The User Experience of a Space Station to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Sunday 10th March

    What kind of software would you design to support astronauts aboard a space station? Well, in this session, we'll show you. We are two NASA designers who want to share ...

    At Omni Downtown, Lone Star (map)

Monday 11th March 2013

  1. Get Physical: Making Space Data Real on Earth to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Monday 11th March

    Most of us dream about space exploration - but haven't yet touched those stars ourselves. Can earth science and other open data connect us physically and personally to the exploration ...

    At Omni Downtown, Lone Star (map)

  2. A Challenge from the President: 1M STEM Innovators to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Monday 11th March

    Last year, only 45 African American students took the Computer Science AP exam in California, a state known for being a hub of innovation. Hear from the White House and ...

    At Omni Downtown, Lone Star (map)

  3. How Minimalism Is Changing Entrepreneurship to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Monday 11th March

    People can earn a living doing what they love. We've all heard this before. But most people don't realize they don't need to earn as much money as they think ...

    At Omni Downtown, Lone Star (map)

  4. The Rise of the Planet of the Creatives to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Monday 11th March

    In 2005, Etsy made a splash, allowing anyone with knitting needles to reach an audience, and MySpace helped musicians like Adele get their big breaks. While the internet has long ...

    At Omni Downtown, Lone Star (map)

Tuesday 12th March 2013

  1. Learning Experience Design from Superman to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Tuesday 12th March

    A geek's breakdown of the history of comic books and the parallels and principles to modern experience design. From their shared roots in the 1930s and 40s, with Siegel and ...

    At Omni Downtown, Lone Star (map)

  2. Fun & Games with CSS3 to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Tuesday 12th March

    Chris Ruppel demonstrates some bleeding-edge creative concepts you can achieve using CSS3. Examples aren't as practical as they are inspiring, showing off the possibilities of CSS3 and touching on components ...

    At Omni Downtown, Lone Star (map)

  3. Smooth Scrum: Lessons from the Theatre to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Tuesday 12th March

    The last few decades of the American theater have seen a rapid growth in the number of ‘devising ensembles'—playwrights, actors, directors, and designers working together in collaborative groups to develop ...

    At Omni Downtown, Lone Star (map)