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2050 Museum of the Absurd: A Speculative Workshop
The $5T Opportunity: Gender Parity in Tech
70M Excluded: The Justice Impacted Workforce
A 9,000% Data Boom is Ahead, How Athletes Benefit
#TikTokMadeBuyIt: Small Business Edition
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Accelerating Innovation in Biotech
Accelerating Innovation in Biotech
Presented by:
Greater Houston Partnership
Mar 13, 2022
4:00pm – 5:00pm CT
Addressing Homelessness and Addiction on Transit
Advertising’s Role in Supporting Credible Journalism
The Aesthetics of Dictatorship
The Agency Owners Meet Up
Agile Operations: What's Your Wi-Fi Password?
Alternative Payment Models in Music
Alternative Protein; Let's Meet About Meat! Meet Up
Annual Legal Update – Indie Film
Are Synthetics a Fad or Breakthrough for Finance?
Are You Getting Yours? Public Performance Explored
Mar 16, 2022
5:00pm – 6:00pm CT
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Are You Getting Yours? Public Performance Explored
A&R Guide to Hit Records
Mar 15, 2022
3:30pm – 5:00pm CT
Artists Need a Chief Technology Officer
Athlete as Creator: A New Era of Entrepreneurship
Austin’s Rise as a Transportation Hub
Authors Meet Up
Mar 15, 2022
11:30am – 12:30pm CT
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Battle for the Mirror World: Digitizing Society
Behavioral Health Meet Up
Be Human: Differentiate Your Product with Service
The best Latin American projects of Mediamorfosis
Beyond the Metaverse: The Evolution of Reality
Bitcoin DeFi - The Latest Developments
Black Investors Breaking Down Investment Barriers
Black in Web3: Now and the Future
Brain Health Meet Up
Bridging the Gap for Diverse Entrepreneurs
Broadband: The Road to Connected Communities
Build Cloud-Connected AR/VR Apps in 15-Min or Less
Building Bridges for Black Talent in STEM
Building Bridges for Black Talent in STEM
Presented by:
Bristol Myers Squibb
Mar 13, 2022
12:00pm – 1:00pm CT
Building Bridges for Black Talent in STEM
Building Bridges for Black Talent in STEM
Presented by:
Bristol Myers Squibb
Mar 12, 2022
2:30pm – 3:30pm CT
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Mind the (Language) Gap: Can AI Eliminate Bias?
Cannabis: the Next Frontier in CPG
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
The Changing Face of New Mobility
Presented by:
Midwest House
Mar 14, 2022
2:30pm – 3:30pm CT
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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?
C’mon, Can Art Really Change the World?
Presented by:
the European Union
Mar 14, 2022
4:00pm – 5:00pm CT
Combining Cellular Ag and Insect Ag to Feed the World
The Commercial Space Age Is Here
The Commercial Space Age Is Here
Presented by:
Greater Houston Partnership
Mar 14, 2022
2:00pm – 3:00pm CT
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The Commercial Space Age Is Here
The Commercial Space Age Is Here
Presented by:
Greater Houston Partnership
Mar 13, 2022
1:00pm – 2:00pm CT
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Community Archiving on the Decentralized Web
Community Archiving on the Decentralized Web
Presented by:
Filecoin Foundation
Mar 15, 2022
10:00am – 11:00am CT
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Connecting the Mobility Dots Via Open Data
Controlling the Narrative: Writers Forging a New Way
Conversations with Things
Copywriters Meet Up
Creating a Real, Open and Inclusive Metaverse
Mar 15, 2022
10:00am – 11:00am CT
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Creating Hospital Data Transparency During COVID
Mar 12, 2022
4:00pm – 5:00pm CT
Creating The Motown of Venture Capital
Creatives Meet Up
Creator Economy: Is Media Doomed or Democratized?
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Decolonizing the Film Industry Pipeline
GenZ & Democracy: Shaping our Technological Future
Mar 13, 2022
1:00pm – 2:00pm CT
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Democratizing Car Enthusiasm at Porsche Digital
Did COVID Kill or Cure Digital Arts?
Did COVID Kill or Cure Digital Arts?
Presented by:
Arts Council England
Mar 16, 2022
10:00am – 11:00am CT
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Difficult Conversations 2.0 [Empathy-Tech]
Digital Infrastructure for Collective Impact
Digital Skills in the Boardroom: Fueling Growth
Disability: Creating Safe Communities for Women
Documentaries Are Our Mirrors
Documenting and Authenticating History on Web3
Documenting and Authenticating History on Web3
Presented by:
Filecoin Foundation
Mar 15, 2022
2:30pm – 3:30pm CT
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Down on the Farm: Addressing Climate Change
Down on the Farm: Addressing Climate Change
Presented by:
Walton Family Foundation
Mar 11, 2022
10:00am – 11:00am CT
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Dream Team: Corporates & Startups in ClimateTech
Dream Team: Corporates & Startups in ClimateTech
Presented by:
Greater Houston Partnership
Mar 15, 2022
3:00pm – 4:00pm CT
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Dream Team: Corporates & Startups in ClimateTech
Dream Team: Corporates & Startups in ClimateTech
Presented by:
Greater Houston Partnership
Mar 14, 2022
11:30am – 12:30pm CT
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Dude, Where’s my Camera? – Supply Chain Lessons
Mar 13, 2022
11:30am – 12:30pm CT
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Ecocide Law: How 200 Words Might Save the Planet
Emerging Leaders in Space Mission Design
Emerging Tech/Law Meet Up
Entrepreneurs Meet Up
Mar 13, 2022
11:30am – 12:30pm CT
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Equity: How Digital Unlocks Access to Medicines
Equity: How Digital Unlocks Access to Medicines
Presented by:
Bristol Myers Squibb
Mar 13, 2022
3:00pm – 4:00pm CT
Equity: How Digital Unlocks Access to Medicines
Equity: How Digital Unlocks Access to Medicines
Presented by:
Bristol Myers Squibb
Mar 12, 2022
1:00pm – 2:00pm CT
ESG. Ready to Pay the Bill?
ESG. Ready to Pay the Bill?
Presented by:
Flow.ers
Mar 15, 2022
2:30pm – 3:30pm CT
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Esports: Moving Beyond the Hype in 2022
Event Tech Meet Up
Event Tech Meet Up
Presented by:
Grip
Mar 13, 2022
4:00pm – 5:00pm CT
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Everything Old is New Again: The Podcast Biz Model
The Evolution of Modern Music Distribution
Mar 16, 2022
6:00pm – 7:00pm CT
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The Evolution of Modern Music Distribution
Mar 15, 2022
4:00pm – 5:00pm CT
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Fairness for Black, Latinx & Female Entrepreneurs
Mar 11, 2022
2:30pm – 3:30pm CT
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Fashion’s New Frontier: The Metaverse
Featured Session: Creating in a Shit Storm
Featured Session: The Future of Content 
Female Showrunners Who Are Breaking the Mold
Mar 11, 2022
10:00am – 11:00am CT
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Financial Surveillance in a Cashless Society
Financial Surveillance in a Cashless Society
Presented by:
Filecoin Foundation
Mar 15, 2022
1:00pm – 2:00pm CT
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Foster and Protect: Tech + National Security
Foster and Protect: Tech + National Security
Presented by:
the European Union
Mar 12, 2022
2:30pm – 3:30pm CT
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Founders in Gaming
Mar 14, 2022
10:00am – 11:00am CT
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Funding the Global Energy Transition
Funding the Global Energy Transition
Presented by:
Greater Houston Partnership
Mar 15, 2022
2:00pm – 3:00pm CT
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Funding the Global Energy Transition
Funding the Global Energy Transition
Presented by:
Greater Houston Partnership
Mar 14, 2022
10:00am – 11:00am CT
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Funding the Next Generation of Diverse Founders
Funding the Next Generation of Diverse Founders
Presented by:
Greater Houston Partnership
Mar 16, 2022
12:00pm – 1:00pm CT
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Funding the Next Generation of Diverse Founders
Funding the Next Generation of Diverse Founders
Presented by:
Greater Houston Partnership
Mar 13, 2022
10:00am – 11:00am CT
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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 of Culture & Regulated Cannabis
Future of Gaming Partnerships: Authentic Co-Creation
The Future of Music Discovery
The Future of Sex: As Told by Women
The Future of Tech Starts on the Farm
The Future of Workspaces and the Metaverse
Future-Proof Your Growth Strategy
The Future with Commercial Space Stations
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Game Changers: Black & Indigenous Voices in Gaming
Game Changers: The Rise of Sports Tech
Game Changers: The Rise of Sports Tech
Presented by:
Greater Houston Partnership
Mar 14, 2022
3:00pm – 4:00pm CT
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Game Changers: The Rise of Sports Tech
Game Changers: The Rise of Sports Tech
Presented by:
Greater Houston Partnership
Mar 13, 2022
11:30am – 12:30pm CT
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Gaming at the Center of the Metaverse
Gender Equity in Upskilling = Economic Recovery
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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Government Transformation Meet Up
Gulfton's Journey to Complete Community & Life
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Has TikTok Won The Creator Wars?
The High Stakes War for Internet Freedom
How Automation Will Power The Future of Work
How Does The Roomba REALLY Feel About Dog Shit?!
How Do You Talk To Your Audience About Climate?
How Hydrogen Vehicles Re-Invent Transportation
How Ransomware is Mutating Like a Virus
How Streaming Drives Change in Sports Media
How to Build an Inclusive Tech Culture
How to Fail Successfully
How Video Game Technology Is Influencing TV and Film
Human + Artificial Intelligence: A Winning Blend
Mar 13, 2022
4:00pm – 5:00pm CT
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Ignite @ Future of Music
Inclusion Revolution: How Hybrid Work Boosts DEI
Innovating the Entertainment Experience With AR/VR
Innovation in São Paulo's Creative Economy
Mar 16, 2022
2:00pm – 3:00pm CT
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Innovation in São Paulo's Creative Economy
Mar 15, 2022
11:30am – 12:30pm CT
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Intersectionality & The Environment
Inventing Humans in the Metaverse
Investing in the Frontier of Gaming
The Investor Role in Community Oriented Solutions
Is Modding the Key To User-Generated Content?
Is the Internet Really Rotting?
Is VR the Future of Fitness?
Mar 13, 2022
11:30am – 12:30pm CT
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KEYNOTE: Alexis McGill Johnson
KEYNOTE: Reggie Fils-Aimé
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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
Life on Other Worlds
Mar 13, 2022
4:00pm – 5:00pm CT
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Looking Beyond the Next Big Thing in Media
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MaaS Appeal: Mobility-as-a-Service or Fantasy App?
Making Flying Taxis Work and Doing it Equitably
Making Processes Work with Agile, Scrum & Kanban
Making The Transition To Game Development
Matching Pants & Jacket: Aligning Creative & Business
Maximizing Small Business Engagement in Cannabis
Measuring Impact in Urban Music Ecosystems
MedTech Transforming the Healthcare Industry
MedTech Transforming the Healthcare Industry
Presented by:
Greater Houston Partnership
Mar 16, 2022
4:00pm – 5:00pm CT
MedTech Transforming the Healthcare Industry
MedTech Transforming the Healthcare Industry
Presented by:
Greater Houston Partnership
Mar 13, 2022
2:30pm – 3:30pm CT
The Metaverse: Designing A New Global Paradigm
The Metaverse & its Impact on the Physical World
Metaverse: Lose the Hype, Grow your Business
Metawhat? The Future of Real-World Entertainment
Mar 11, 2022
4:00pm – 5:00pm CT
MicroFrontends and sharing code between apps
Mobile Gaming 2022: Everyone’s A Gamer Now
Mocap Streaming and Remote Dance Performance in VR
Money & Tech in a Post-Pandemic World
Moving Beyond Punditry with Prediction Markets
Music For Games: The Art, Process, and Pipeline
Music in Film and TV Meet Up
Music In Games: The Future is Now
Music in Media Conversation
The Music Landscape for Ad Agencies + Brands
Music Technology Startup Session
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Nature + Metaverse = The Green Planet Experience
New Dutch Wave Meet Up
Mar 12, 2022
2:30pm – 3:30pm CT
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A New Era of Scalable Mobile Games by Local Studios
Mar 13, 2022
11:30am – 12:30pm CT
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New Mobility Should Mean Equitable Mobility
Mar 14, 2022
1:00pm – 2:00pm CT
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The New Silicon Cities: Austin & Miami
New Yorker Cartooning Now
Mar 11, 2022
4:00pm – 5:00pm CT
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The Next Generation of DEI Culture
The Next Wave of Corporate-Startup Innovation
NFT School: Create a Freshly Minted NFT Token
No Code, No Worries: The Future of  No Code Tech
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Open Source Drugs
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A Peek Inside the Mind of Meow Wolf
Personal Air Vehicles: What's Next?
Planes, Strains, and Automobiles
Politics and Video Games: A Big F%@#-ing Deal
Psychedelic Meet Up
Purpose-Driven Investing Brings Healthcare Home
Mar 12, 2022
10:00am – 11:00am CT
Putting Open Data to Work at Scale
Putting Transportation Equity in the Fast Lane
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Redefining Healing Experiences with Sound
Mar 13, 2022
11:30am – 12:30pm CT
Re-Defining the Food Delivery Experience
Redefining the Mainstream: Indie Games in 2022 & Beyond
Refresh the News: Introducing Live Updating to Podcasts
Reimagining Narrative: Hollywood’s Embrace of Gaming
Re-inventing Live Events for a Post-Covid World
Remote Work: Moving Innovation to the Heartland
Remote Work: Moving Innovation to the Heartland
Presented by:
Walton Family Foundation
Mar 11, 2022
11:30am – 12:30pm CT
Rethinking Recruitment: D&I in the Talent Pipeline
Mar 16, 2022
10:00am – 11:00am CT
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Rewriting the Rules of Responsible Tech