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Friday 8th March 2013

  1. Data & Gamification: Value to the Enterprise to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Friday 8th March

    Is Gamification fulfilling its promise and where is it taking us now? The buzz of gamification is still humming along, mainly because of its tantalizing promise: there are fairly obvious ...

    At Four Seasons, Four Seasons Ballroom (map)

Saturday 9th March 2013

  1. Open Source Sex Science & the PSIgasm Project to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Saturday 9th March

    Our leading scientific institutions are failing to address sexuality with candor or rigor due to pressure from funding sources, journals, and cultural stigma. The resulting gaps in our collective understanding ...

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

  2. Curbing Crime with Data Extraction & Ontologies to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Saturday 9th March

    Human activity – good and bad, legal and criminal, ethical and unethical – has become increasingly bound up in data-driven systems. For organizations of all kinds – government, non-profit, businesses ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

Sunday 10th March 2013

  1. How To Think Like a Scientist & Save the World to

    Future15 on Sunday 10th March

    I'm an engineer. That doesn't just describe my training or my job description, it's who I am. I look at the world through a scientific, analytical lens, and when I ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Room 615AB (map)

Monday 11th March 2013

  1. Empowering Communities with Civic Science & Data to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Monday 11th March

    In a data driven world, how do individuals contribute? Do you question where your data comes from and who owns it? This panel will explore the recent surge of grassroots ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 9ABC (map)

  2. How Do You Get People to Care About Your Data? to

    Meet Up on Monday 11th March

    You produce data that can help influence positive social change, but you don't necessarily have personal stories that can illustrate those data in an easy-to-understand way. So how do you ...

    At Proof Annex (map)

  3. Beth Kanter - Book Signing to

    Book/DVD signing on Monday 11th March

    Beth Kanter will appear at the SX Bookstore to sign copies of “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit: Using Data to Change the World” Beth Kanter is the author of Beth's Blog: ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom D Foyer (map)

  4. Sparking Social Change with Content Integration to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Monday 11th March

    Can a spoonful of sugar really help the medicine go down? How successful is issue-based “product placement” at motivating consumers to think differently about a social issue or inspire change? ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 12AB (map)

Tuesday 12th March 2013

  1. In Defense of Mashups: Bootstrapping or Stealing? to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Tuesday 12th March

    HousingMaps.com, the prototypical mashup, shows that awesome things can happen when data is freely used to create something bigger than the sum of its parts. Many business have tried bootstrapping ...

    At Four Seasons, San Jacinto Ballroom (map)