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Friday 8th March 2013

  1. Health 2.0 Code-a-Thon to

    Workshops on Friday 8th March

    Health 2.0's SXSW Code-a-thon is a coding competition designed around building new applications and tools to foster health and wellness. Join fellow developers, designers, health care professionals, and entrepreneurs for ...

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

  2. The Comfy Chair! Are We Sitting Too Much? to

    Core Conversation on Friday 8th March

    I'll bet you're sitting in a chair while reading this. In fact, the time spent sitting in chairs (office desks, cars, trains, planes, movie theaters, eating) has increased substantially over ...

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

Saturday 9th March 2013

  1. Digital Primitives: The Anthropology of Social to

    Core Conversation on Saturday 9th March

    From the beginning, the Internet has allowed patients and caregivers to create online communities that provide something offline communities cannot. In the case of rare genetic disorders, it is a ...

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

  2. The Innovation, Data & Health Care Ecosystem to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Saturday 9th March

    Believe it or not, the US Government has been leading innovation efforts at the intersection of health and information technology. Bryan Sivak, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' ...

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

  3. Reimagining Health, Technology & Design to

    Core Conversation on Saturday 9th March

    Future healthcare innovation success will be defined by the experience delivered to patients, caregivers, and physicians in hospitals, homes and at retail. New technologies such as mobile apps, wearable sensors, ...

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

  4. Who Owns the Data? Self-Tracking to Health 2.0 to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Saturday 9th March

    Privacy regulations were created with consumer protection in mind, but today consumers often feel as though their own health data is on lockdown. While the healthcare system is in the ...

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

  5. Contagious Content: Making Healthy Behavior Stick to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Saturday 9th March

    Health today is everyone's business. Industries, companies and individuals are shifting their perception of health from something to fix to something to encourage. Digital storytelling and content are uniquely positioned ...

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

  6. Doctors, Disasters & Smartphone Apps to

    Core Conversation on Saturday 9th March

    Scientists are predicting that climate change will increase the severity and frequency of natural disasters occurring on our planet, making the need for quick, easy, and smart resources to aid ...

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

Sunday 10th March 2013

  1. Information Overload & Health Decisions to

    Core Conversation on Sunday 10th March

    Illness is complicated. The tsunami of digital information currently available to most patients and caregivers doesn't always simplify decision making, but can often make it worse. Further, the new role ...

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

  2. mHealth: Take Two Apps & Call Me in the Morning to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Sunday 10th March

    The future of medicine is in your pocket. Show up for an hour and find out just how big this mHealth revolution is going to be! We'll talk about apps ...

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

  3. Does Scale Matter in Healthcare? to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Sunday 10th March

    Can the small stuff scale in health? When many of our largest health care issues are systemic or policy driven, what's needed to truly transform our ecosystem and drive lasting ...

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

  4. When DIY Diets Go Digital to

    Core Conversation on Sunday 10th March

    DIY Diets are all the rage in the online space…tips once shared between friends are now broadcast to complete strangers online. From the Cabbage soup diet, to the Grapefruit diet, ...

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

  5. Hacking Food & Health Research to

    Core Conversation on Sunday 10th March

    Technology is radically changing our ability to understand food preferences and how what we eat impacts our health. Traditionally, companies have relied on market and clinical research to develop products ...

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

  6. Sitting Will Kill You. Can Mobile Save Us? to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Sunday 10th March

    We all know the sad truth: the majority of working Americans are chained to their desks – namely, their computer screens – for eight hours per day and the “massive” ...

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

Monday 11th March 2013

  1. The Next Frontier for Digital Health to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Monday 11th March

    Digital technology is transforming how we connect and self-soothe our body in amazing ways starting first with the core of our system, the brain. The emergence of brainwave-enabled products that ...

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

  2. Sensor Technologies: The Future of Health? to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Monday 11th March

    Can you imagine a world in which all your physiologic parameters were measured, monitored, and managed in such a way that that you always maintained perfect health? That world may ...

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

  3. Hack You: The Human Body Is the Next Interface to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Monday 11th March

    Today's breakthroughs in “Bodytech” include a host of incredible innovations that will transform our bodies, communication, society -- even the human psyche. This provocative duo presentation, sponsored by IEEE, will ...

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

  4. How to Crowdsource Your Mental Health for Free to

    Core Conversation on Monday 11th March

    Last year there were more than 36,000 suicides in the U.S., and 90% of them had a diagnosable and treatable psychiatric disorder at the time of their death. The proposed ...

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

Tuesday 12th March 2013

  1. What Does Guitar Hero Have to Do with Your Health? to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Tuesday 12th March

    Everyone wants to get healthier. New solutions arrive daily. Yet the challenge isn't getting people to try new things and start new habits but getting them to stick with them. ...

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

  2. Follow the Patient for Meaningful Change to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Tuesday 12th March

    The year is 2030 and we, the patients of the future, speak to you as parents, children, friends, professionals, and experts in our own care. We have unprecedented access, knowledge, ...

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

  3. Startup Health & Wired Present: Beg, Borrow, Steal to

    Core Conversation on Tuesday 12th March

    So many industries have been turned upside-down and inside-out with new technological innovation. From e-commerce to social media, technology has completely changed the way we live our daily lives. Innovation ...

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

  4. Its Patient First, Not Mobile First! to

    Core Conversation on Tuesday 12th March

    STOP THE MADNESS! The Patient Experience is overwhelmed with websites, commercials, brochures, support groups, mobile apps, chachkas, and other information sources - and all with no other point than often ...

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

  5. Out with the Old: Disrupting the Home Care Market to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Tuesday 12th March

    The aging population is rapidly increasing and they are the highest consumers of healthcare in the US. The elderly face many obstacles to healthy aging including unacceptably high readmission rates; ...

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