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Friday 8th March 2013

  1. Designing Habits: From Big Data to Small Changes to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Friday 8th March

    We all know there are vast amounts of data about our lives - our spending, our browsing, our activity - being collected daily. With the recent explosion in inexpensive sensors ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Creekside (map)

  2. The New Nature vs. Nurture: Big Data & Identity to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Friday 8th March

    A baby born in the US today will live an algorithmed life. Her education, healthcare, career, who she dates, the ads she sees, what she reads, eats, buys, will be ...

    At Radisson Hotel & Suites Austin-Town Lake, Town Lake Ballroom (map)

Saturday 9th March 2013

  1. Your Destiny in the Digital Age: Who's in Control? to

    Future15 on Saturday 9th March

    In the march to a more connected world, technology increasingly helps us to manage our day-to-day lives in more ways. Our behavior is tracked with sensors on smart devices; our ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Room 616AB (map)

  2. Make It Rain with Mobile: Turn Data into Dollars to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Saturday 9th March

    Of all media companies, consumers use The Weather Channel the most across all platforms - television, online and mobile. Most content producers and advertisers are begging for customer information, but ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Capitol A-D (map)

  3. Mobile's Unmentionables to

    Core Conversation on Saturday 9th March

    A 2011 Healthline study uncovered compelling information on internet health searches. Desktop searches covered popular health topics: cancer, weight loss, or sleep. Mobile searches were more private, often related to ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Capitol View North (map)

Sunday 10th March 2013

  1. Big Heritage, Big Quilts & Big Canvases to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Sunday 10th March

    Being able to visualize large collections of data is absolutely vital in the domain of cultural heritage—both for scholarly work and public consumption. Recent work explores novel and engaging ways ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 9ABC (map)

  2. Playing with Your Own Big Data to

    Future15 on Sunday 10th March

    When most people think of "big data" they think of large companies with terabytes of data generated by users and machines. They also think dealing with big data is incredibly ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Room 616AB (map)

  3. Big Data Democracy: The Rise of Analytics to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Sunday 10th March

    You've all heard about the role of "big data" in this year's race to the White House. From Nate Silver's models to Obama's project Narwhal, the 2012 Presidential election abandoned ...

    At Wanderlust, Wanderlust (map)

  4. Big Data: Is It Killing Creativity? to

    Future15 on Sunday 10th March

    Storytelling. Creativity. Emotion. These elements have forever been the backbone of marketing. But now, thanks to the digital revolution, the creative industry finds itself balancing two very different approaches. While ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Room 615AB (map)

Monday 11th March 2013

  1. Stephen Wolfram: The Computational Future to

    Featured Session on Monday 11th March

    Stephen Wolfram will be giving his vision of what computation will do for people in the future. Not only as it applies to science and knowledge discovery, but also as ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)

  2. Painting Posthumous Portraits w/ Digital Detritus to

    Future15 on Monday 11th March

    Kids today have data-points uploaded about them before they are born. Then they create, save and share even more data. They will be able to trace their entire life in ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Room 615AB (map)

  3. Designing Habits: From Big Data to Small Changes to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Monday 11th March

    We all know there are vast amounts of data about our lives - our spending, our browsing, our activity - being collected daily. With the recent explosion in inexpensive sensors ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom EF (map)

Tuesday 12th March 2013

  1. DevOps: Empowering Developers with Infrastructure to

    Workshops on Tuesday 12th March

    RSVP Required - Configuring, deploying, and managing Big Data infrastructure, Hadoop in particular, is time consuming and expensive. Infochimps' Ironfan is an open source systems configuration suite for the cloud, ...

    At AT&T Conference Center, Classroom 105 (map)

  2. Big Data Meet Up to

    Meet Up on Tuesday 12th March

    Get together with other Big Data professionals for an hour of brainstorming, idea-buidling, networking, friend-making and career-enhancement. Or, attend this Meet Up to learn more about this segment of the ...

    At Driskill Hotel, Driskill Ballroom (map)

  3. STAMPEDE: Supercomputing for Big Data, Big Science to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Tuesday 12th March

    Supercomputing is for solving BIG problems, and doing so faster than 'regular' collections of servers. Supercomputing is fundamental for scientific advances, and is increasingly being used by companies industries to ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)