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1619, 1776, 1866, 2020: The History Wars
2022: The Year of The DAO
Mar 12, 2022
10:00am – 11:00am CT
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30 Years of Kill Rock Stars on the Culture
The $5T Opportunity: Gender Parity in Tech
70M Excluded: The Justice Impacted Workforce
>70% of Candidates Run Unopposed: Change That
The $6 Billion F-Word
Mar 16, 2022
10:00am – 11:00am CT
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A 9,000% Data Boom is Ahead, How Athletes Benefit
#TikTokMadeBuyIt: Small Business Edition
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Accelerating Innovation in Biotech
Mar 13, 2022
4:00pm – 5:00pm CT
Presented by:
Greater Houston Partnership
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Addressing Homelessness and Addiction on Transit
Advertising’s Role in Supporting Credible Journalism
The Aesthetics of Dictatorship
Alienating Mars: Challenges of Space Colonization
Alternative Payment Models in Music
The Anatomy of an Authentic Brand
Annual Legal Update – Indie Film
Are You Getting Yours? Public Performance Explored
Mar 16, 2022
5:00pm – 6:00pm CT
Presented by:
Audoo
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Are You Getting Yours? Public Performance Explored
Artists Need a Chief Technology Officer
Artists, Stop Trying To Get Booked
The Art of Adapting IP
Athlete as Creator: A New Era of Entrepreneurship
Austin’s Rise as a Transportation Hub
Austin Urban Systems: Lessons from the 2021 Freeze
Awaken: A Deep Dive into On the Morning You Wake
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Battle for the Mirror World: Digitizing Society
Battling Inequity with the Power of Gaming Tech
BCIs: Good for Business and the Future of Humanity
The Bedroom Music Producer Takeover
Be Human: Differentiate Your Product with Service
The best Latin American projects of Mediamorfosis
Beyond ARVR: How Tech Killed + Revived Interaction
Beyond Awareness: Branded Content + Funnel Success
Beyond Bars: Building Life After Incarceration
Beyond Package Delivery: Large Unmanned Aircraft
Beyond the Metaverse: The Evolution of Reality
Biomanufacturing Sustainably: Cell-Free Systems
Bitcoin DeFi - The Latest Developments
Black Investors Breaking Down Investment Barriers
Black in Web3: Now and the Future
Blitzscaling in Unconventional Industries
Blockchain & NFTs: Environmental & Social Impact
Bridging the Gap for Diverse Entrepreneurs
Broadband: The Road to Connected Communities
Building A Next-Generation Brand
Mar 12, 2022
2:30pm – 3:30pm CT
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Building an Outcomes-Based DoD DevSecOps Culture
Mar 12, 2022
2:30pm – 3:30pm CT
Presented by:
VMware
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Building a Unicorn in Texas
Mar 15, 2022
4:00pm – 5:00pm CT
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Building Bridges for Black Talent in STEM
Mar 13, 2022
12:00pm – 1:00pm CT
Presented by:
Bristol Myers Squibb
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Building Bridges for Black Talent in STEM
Mar 12, 2022
2:30pm – 3:30pm CT
Presented by:
Bristol Myers Squibb
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Building the Next Generation of News
Building the Sustainable Startups of the Future
Build Your Brand: Find Your Frequency
Business Anthropology and The Meaning Economy
The Business of XR: Selling a Volumetric Metaverse
But, How Do I Raise Money For My Project?
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Mind the (Language) Gap: Can AI Eliminate Bias?
CANCELLED: ScanLAB Projects: Pointclouds as Art
Mar 14, 2022
11:30am – 12:30pm CT
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Cannabis Evolution: Culture, Equity & Opportunity
The Cannabis Futurists: 5 Predictions for 2050
Cannabis: the Next Frontier in CPG
Can You Actually Change Big Tech From Within?
Catalyzing Zero Carbon Transport for All
Celebrity as Investor
Mar 14, 2022
10:00am – 11:00am CT
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The Changing Dynamics of Newsroom Leadership
The Changing Face of New Mobility
Mar 14, 2022
2:30pm – 3:30pm CT
Presented by:
Midwest House
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Childcare: A System Too Critical to Fail
China's Booming EV Market
Mar 16, 2022
10:00am – 11:00am CT
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City Food Waste: A Burgeoning Climate Solution
A Clarion Call for More LGBTQ Inclusion in Sports
Cleaning Up Fashion Through Policy
C’mon, Can Art Really Change the World?
Mar 14, 2022
4:00pm – 5:00pm CT
Presented by:
the European Union
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Collaborating to Fight Spin Fraud Together
Combating the Censorship Crisis
Combining Cellular Ag and Insect Ag to Feed the World
The Commercial Space Age Is Here
Mar 14, 2022
2:00pm – 3:00pm CT
Presented by:
Greater Houston Partnership
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The Commercial Space Age Is Here
Mar 13, 2022
1:00pm – 2:00pm CT
Presented by:
Greater Houston Partnership
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Community Archiving on the Decentralized Web
Mar 15, 2022
10:00am – 11:00am CT
Presented by:
Filecoin Foundation
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A Connected World: The Future of AI Tech
Connecting the Mobility Dots Via Open Data
Controlling the Narrative: Writers Forging a New Way
Cracking the Housing Affordability Code
Creating a Real, Open and Inclusive Metaverse
Mar 15, 2022
10:00am – 11:00am CT
Presented by:
FLUF World
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Creating the Inclusive Workforce of the Future
Creator Economy: Is Media Doomed or Democratized?
Crypto, Creators, and Climate Change
Cultivating Trust & Value in the Metaverse
Mar 13, 2022
2:00pm – 3:00pm CT
Presented by:
FLUF World
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Data vs Instinct: Making Creative Decisions
Decarbonizing Blockchain Technology
Decentralized Metaverse Infrastructure
Mar 12, 2022
4:30pm – 5:30pm CT
Presented by:
Seekers
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Decolonizing the Film Industry Pipeline
GenZ & Democracy: Shaping our Technological Future
Mar 13, 2022
1:00pm – 2:00pm CT
Presented by:
the European Union
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Democratizing Access to Commercial Space Travel
Democratizing Car Enthusiasm at Porsche Digital
Designing Responsible Products
Mar 12, 2022
4:00pm – 5:00pm CT
Presented by:
Midwest House
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Did COVID Kill or Cure Digital Arts?
Mar 16, 2022
10:00am – 11:00am CT
Presented by:
Arts Council England
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Digital Infrastructure for Collective Impact
Digital is Essential to Achieving Climate Targets
Disability: Creating Safe Communities for Women
Disfigurement: An Identity
Disinformation: How Spies Can Help Find Truth
Diversity Drives Profit: Investing in Cannabis
Diversity & Inclusion
Mar 15, 2022
4:00pm – 5:00pm CT
Presented by:
G'DAY USA | American Australian Association
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Documentaries Are Our Mirrors
Documenting and Authenticating History on Web3
Mar 15, 2022
2:30pm – 3:30pm CT
Presented by:
Filecoin Foundation
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The Dope Black British Jazz Landscape
Down on the Farm: Addressing Climate Change
Mar 11, 2022
10:00am – 11:00am CT
Presented by:
Walton Family Foundation
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Dream Team: Corporates & Startups in ClimateTech
Mar 15, 2022
3:00pm – 4:00pm CT
Presented by:
Greater Houston Partnership
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Dream Team: Corporates & Startups in ClimateTech
Mar 14, 2022
11:30am – 12:30pm CT
Presented by:
Greater Houston Partnership
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Driving AV Technology Forward for Citizens
Driving Innovation & Inclusion in Digital Assets
Dude, Where’s my Camera? – Supply Chain Lessons
Mar 13, 2022
11:30am – 12:30pm CT
Presented by:
the European Union
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Eating Up the Oceans: How Do We Save Our Seas?
The Ebike Revolution is Changing Everything
Ecocide Law: How 200 Words Might Save the Planet
The Elephant in Our Womb: The Fight for Women
Emerging Leaders in Space Mission Design
The Energy Revolution Starts at Home
Mar 14, 2022
1:00pm – 2:00pm CT
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Engineering the Future with Mushrooms and Diamonds
Equity: How Digital Unlocks Access to Medicines
Mar 13, 2022
3:00pm – 4:00pm CT
Presented by:
Bristol Myers Squibb
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Equity: How Digital Unlocks Access to Medicines
Mar 12, 2022
1:00pm – 2:00pm CT
Presented by:
Bristol Myers Squibb
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ESG. Ready to Pay the Bill?
Mar 15, 2022
2:30pm – 3:30pm CT
Presented by:
Flow.ers
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Everything Old is New Again: The Podcast Biz Model
The Evolution of AI in Gaming
Mar 13, 2022
6:30pm – 7:30pm CT
Presented by:
Altered State Machine
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The Evolution of Modern Music Distribution
Mar 16, 2022
6:00pm – 7:00pm CT
Presented by:
The Orchard
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The Evolution of Modern Music Distribution
Mar 15, 2022
4:00pm – 5:00pm CT
Presented by:
The Orchard
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The Fact or Fiction of Brain Computer Interfaces
Fairness for Black, Latinx & Female Entrepreneurs
Mar 11, 2022
2:30pm – 3:30pm CT
Presented by:
P&G Ventures
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Fashion’s New Frontier: The Metaverse
Female Showrunners Who Are Breaking the Mold
Mar 11, 2022
10:00am – 11:00am CT
Venue TBA
Fighting for Equity in a Polarized America
Film Incentives for the Rest of Us: Lifting Voices
Mar 14, 2022
11:30am – 12:30pm CT
Presented by:
Media Services
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Financial Surveillance in a Cashless Society
Mar 15, 2022
1:00pm – 2:00pm CT
Presented by:
Filecoin Foundation
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Floating Cities: Combating a Global Housing Crisis
Forging the Future of Public-Private Partnerships
Mar 12, 2022
11:30am – 12:30pm CT
Presented by:
VMware
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Foster and Protect: Tech + National Security
Mar 12, 2022
2:30pm – 3:30pm CT
Presented by:
the European Union
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Founders in Gaming
Mar 14, 2022
10:00am – 11:00am CT
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From the Margins to the Mainstream
Mar 15, 2022
4:00pm – 5:00pm CT
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Funding the Global Energy Transition
Mar 15, 2022
2:00pm – 3:00pm CT
Presented by:
Greater Houston Partnership
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Funding the Global Energy Transition
Mar 14, 2022
10:00am – 11:00am CT
Presented by:
Greater Houston Partnership
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Funding the Next Generation of Diverse Founders
Mar 16, 2022
12:00pm – 1:00pm CT
Presented by:
Greater Houston Partnership
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Funding the Next Generation of Diverse Founders
Mar 13, 2022
10:00am – 11:00am CT
Presented by:
Greater Houston Partnership
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Future Fashion: Physical Form's Challenge
Mar 14, 2022
10:00am – 11:00am CT
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The Future for NFTs Beyond Art and Collectibles
The Future is Female: Aussie Tech Unicorns
Mar 15, 2022
11:30am – 12:30pm CT
Presented by:
G'DAY USA | American Australian Association
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The Future of AI Audio, Avatars, & Robots
The Future of Cannabis Consumption & Hospitality
The Future of Culture & Regulated Cannabis
The Future of Digital Competition
Mar 12, 2022
10:00am – 11:00am CT
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The Future of Emergency Response
Mar 13, 2022
11:30am – 12:30pm CT
Presented by:
SimpliSafe
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Future of Entertainment
Mar 14, 2022
1:00pm – 2:00pm CT
Presented by:
G'DAY USA | American Australian Association
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The Future of Health & Wellness: Convenient, Connected, and At-Home
The Future of Influence Doesn’t Involve Humans
The Future of Live Music
Mar 15, 2022
11:30am – 12:30pm CT
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The Future of Music Discovery
The Future of Sex: As Told by Women
The Future of Workspaces and the Metaverse
The Future with Commercial Space Stations
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Game Changers: Black & Indigenous Voices in Gaming
Game Changers: The Rise of Sports Tech
Mar 14, 2022
3:00pm – 4:00pm CT
Presented by:
Greater Houston Partnership
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Game Changers: The Rise of Sports Tech
Mar 13, 2022
11:30am – 12:30pm CT
Presented by:
Greater Houston Partnership
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Gamers' Security Paradigm Shift in Physical World
Gen Z is Making Change: New Tools for Impact
Gen Z, Metaverse and the Future of Work
Global Supply Chain Crisis: Implications for Startups
Global View: Weed on the World Stage
Go Beyond the Big Global Streamers - Funders/Buyers Outside the U.S. 
Going Global: How Esports is Taking Over the World
Going Green at the Movies
Mar 14, 2022
2:30pm – 3:30pm CT
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Green Space - The Value of Space to Earth
Gulfton's Journey to Complete Community & Life
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Hack Your Body. Optimize the Future
Mar 12, 2022
4:00pm – 5:00pm CT
Presented by:
Auíri
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Has TikTok Won The Creator Wars?
Headsets Make Us Throw Up
Mar 15, 2022
11:30am – 12:30pm CT
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Health Equity: A Shared Mindset for Patients
Mar 12, 2022
4:00pm – 5:00pm CT
Presented by:
Bristol Myers Squibb
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Hearing More Than Meets the Eye: Design with Sound
Hidden No More: Black Women In Space
The High Stakes War for Internet Freedom
How are You(th) Showing up for Climate Action?
How Do Artists Make Money Now?
How Do You Talk To Your Audience About Climate?
How Hydrogen Vehicles Re-Invent Transportation
How One Billion Gamers Can Save the World
How Soil Can Save Our Planet
How Streaming Drives Change in Sports Media
How the Metaverse can Rebuild Society, but Better
How to Build an Inclusive Tech Culture
How to Entertain and Retain Gamers in 2022
How Video Game Technology Is Influencing TV and Film
Human + Artificial Intelligence: A Winning Blend
Mar 13, 2022
4:00pm – 5:00pm CT
Presented by:
Acrisure
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Immigration: The Real Story
Improving Equity for Women in Sports Media
Inclusion Revolution: How Hybrid Work Boosts DEI
Innovating American Democracy: Making Our Votes Count
Mar 13, 2022
10:00am – 11:00am CT
Presented by:
Institute for Political Innovation
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Innovating Entertainment Industries in Web3
Mar 12, 2022
2:30pm – 3:30pm CT
Presented by:
Altered State Machine
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Innovation in São Paulo's Creative Economy
Mar 16, 2022
2:00pm – 3:00pm CT
Presented by:
Investe SP
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Innovation in São Paulo's Creative Economy
Mar 15, 2022
11:30am – 12:30pm CT
Presented by:
Investe SP
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In Praise of a Slow Future
Mar 15, 2022
4:00pm – 5:00pm CT
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The Intersection of Tech and Creativity
Mar 14, 2022
4:00pm – 5:00pm CT
Presented by:
G'DAY USA | American Australian Association
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Inventing Humans in the Metaverse
Investing in the Frontier of Gaming
Investing in the Future of Sports Content
Investment in Women Sports
Mar 14, 2022
4:00pm – 5:00pm CT
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The Investor Role in Community Oriented Solutions
I Quit My Job to Save Local Journalism
Is Everyone (Still) Sick of the News?
Mar 13, 2022
10:00am – 11:00am CT
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Is Modding the Key To User-Generated Content?
Is the Internet Really Rotting?
Is There Life After Death?
Is VR the Future of Fitness?
Mar 13, 2022
11:30am – 12:30pm CT
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It’s Bigger than Sports: Creating A Community
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The Language of Emotion: Designing for Engagement
The Latina Power Pipeline
Mar 15, 2022
12:00pm – 1:00pm CT
The Latina Power Pipeline
Lawful, but Awful: Curbing Harmful Content Online
Let’s Get Ready to Rumble! The New Era of Esports
Let’s Talk About SEPs
Mar 15, 2022
4:00pm – 5:00pm CT
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Level Up! Bridging Gameplay and Advertising
Leveraging Social Influence for Social Good
LGBTQ+ Rights and Politics
LGBTQ+ Sex Education for Brands
Life on Other Worlds
Mar 13, 2022
4:00pm – 5:00pm CT
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MaaS Appeal: Mobility-as-a-Service or Fantasy App?
Madam Mayor: The Rise of Women Leading Cites
Making Flying Taxis Work and Doing it Equitably
Making Live Music Sexual Harassment Free
Making The Transition To Game Development
Mastering The Creator Within
Matching Pants & Jacket: Aligning Creative & Business
Maximizing Small Business Engagement in Cannabis
Measuring Impact in Urban Music Ecosystems
MedTech Transforming the Healthcare Industry
Mar 16, 2022
4:00pm – 5:00pm CT
Presented by:
Greater Houston Partnership
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MedTech Transforming the Healthcare Industry
Mar 13, 2022
2:30pm – 3:30pm CT
Presented by:
Greater Houston Partnership
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Meet the Women Evolving the Gaming Industry
The Metaverse: Designing A New Global Paradigm
Metaverse: Lose the Hype, Grow your Business
Metaversing: Immersive Media, Tokenomics & Fans
Metawhat? The Future of Real-World Entertainment
Mar 11, 2022
4:00pm – 5:00pm CT
Presented by:
Spatial
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Microgravity: The Commercial Case for R & D
Mobile Gaming 2022: Everyone’s A Gamer Now
Mobile Metaverse: Building Immersive Games for 5G
Mocap Streaming and Remote Dance Performance in VR
Moneyballing Venture Capital
Mar 12, 2022
4:00pm – 5:00pm CT
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More Than Just a Game: Gaming and Activism
Moving Beyond Punditry with Prediction Markets
Music as a Tool for Healing
Music In Games: The Future is Now
Music in Media Conversation
The Music Landscape for Ad Agencies + Brands
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Nature + Metaverse = The Green Planet Experience
Navigating COVID-19 in the Music Industry
Mar 16, 2022
2:30pm – 3:30pm CT
Presented by:
Regions Bank
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The New Era of Air Mobility
Mar 16, 2022
2:30pm – 3:30pm CT
Presented by:
Eve Air Mobility
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A New Era of Scalable Mobile Games by Local Studios
Mar 13, 2022
11:30am – 12:30pm CT
Presented by:
TurkishStation
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New Mobility Should Mean Equitable Mobility
Mar 14, 2022
1:00pm – 2:00pm CT
Presented by:
Midwest House
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New Museums, New Directions, New Audiences
Mar 16, 2022
3:00pm – 4:00pm CT
Presented by:
Investe SP
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New Museums, New Directions, New Audiences
Mar 15, 2022
2:30pm – 3:30pm CT
Presented by:
Investe SP
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A New Sharing World of Metaverse & Digital Human
The New Silicon Cities: Austin & Miami
A New Turing Test: Can AI Find a Missing Rabbit?