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10:00AM
Arts Keeping Humans at Center of the Metaverse
Mar 13, 2023
10:00am – 11:00am CT
Presented by:
EY
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Birds Tell Us: Inspiring Conservation Through Art
The Biz of Being Human: Volumetric Humans at Scale
Building the Tech Talent You Need to Succeed
Case Study in Sync: Advertising
Civic Design: How to Build Cities for the Future
Creating Cultures of Curiosity
Mar 13, 2023
10:00am – 11:00am CT
Do Creatives and Scientists Think Alike?
Get Ready for a 100 Year Life
Mar 13, 2023
10:00am – 11:00am CT
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How D.C. Wants to Mess With Your Startup
How Purpose-Built Sports Partnerships Drive Impact
How Teens Really Feel About Social Media
How to Track Crypto for US Income Taxes
Investing in America: Why VCs Bet Big on Defense
Learn How to Create Your Perfect Pitch
Mentor: Claudia Falkinger (NOW & NEXT)
Mentor: David Peris (Transmission Media)
Mentor: Maria Gironas (Reddit)
Mentor: Roggie Baer (RajiWorld LLC)
Ready for Prime Time: Game Industry Investments
Regulating Crypto for Responsible Innovation
Mar 13, 2023
10:00am – 11:00am CT
Presented by:
European Union
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Reinventing Space with Edge Computing
Mar 13, 2023
10:00am – 11:00am CT
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Responsible AI & Human Rights in the Metaverse
Save Your City: Design the Future
Segregation by Design
Mar 13, 2023
10:00am – 11:00am CT
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Texas Video Game Industry Meet Up
Will Data Privacy Kill Advertising?
You're Hired: The Impact of College in Prison
11:00AM
Activating Diverse Communities Through Film
#BeMoreDog. How Dogs Unleash Workplace Creativity
Brain Health Meet Up
Mar 13, 2023
11:30am – 12:30pm CT
Breaking into Emerging Markets: Gaming in Africa
Building Network States: DAOs Forming New Cities
Climate Change: A Matter of National Security
Direct-to-Consumer (D2C) Brand Meet Up
Discovering Your Career Path in Design with Eric Snowden
Dungeons, Dragons, and Development Across Decades
The Ecosystem Paradigm: Thriving-Future Tools
Garage Brands, Starting and Scaling a DTC Brand
The Hidden Culprits Behind Inflation
Is Elvis Back From the Dead? Ethical AI in Music
Is This Really Live? Performance in the Age of XR
LGBTQ + DEI: Queer Representation in STEAM
Mentor: Cameron Brand (Koodos, Inc.)
Mentor: Eric Krueger (Meta)
Mentor: Eric Shea (SiriusXM | Pandora)
Mentor: Ian Imhof (Xavier Industries)
Mentor: Jennie Armon (Found Objects)
Mentor: Jill Johnson (NEO Studios)
Mentor: Laura Margolin (SoundCloud)
Music Technology Startup Meet Up
Seeding Activism Through Experience Design
Mar 13, 2023
11:30am – 12:30pm CT
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Simulating the Future: New Metaverse Forecasts
Social Issues Gain Voice at Point of Purchase
Telling Sports Stories That Impact The World
Tribal Nations, US Treaties, & Human Flourishing
Urban Air Mobility: What’s Next?
Using Defense Money to Grow Your Unicorn
Web3, Metaverse and Modern Storytelling
When Doctors Prescribe Misinformation
2:00PM
The Art of Game Storytelling and Worldbuilding
The A-Z of DSP Tools and Tips for Artists
BCIs: Futures of Cognition, Economy, and Humanity
Black Joy Within Gaming Culture
A Brief History of the Future
Mar 13, 2023
2:30pm – 3:30pm CT
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Design Your Alter Ego: Who Do You Need to Be?
Driving DEI Through Skills-Based Hiring
Helping People Navigate an AI World
Mar 13, 2023
2:30pm – 3:30pm CT
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IRL: The Power of Human Connection
Is DTC Dead?
Mar 13, 2023
2:30pm – 3:30pm CT
Mentor: Alexey Dubov (Mighty Buildings)
Periods on Tiktok!? Using Content to Crush Stigmas
Reality Check: Are VR and AR Ready for Prime Time?
Responding to Moments: Building Powerful Communities
Mar 13, 2023
2:30pm – 3:30pm CT
Presented by:
ActBlue
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Scaling Fast in Legacy Dominated Sectors
Sex Positive Meet Up
Mar 13, 2023
2:30pm – 3:30pm CT
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The SXSW Pitch Alumni Meet Up
Transforming Historical Suspicion into Confidence
Transforming Tech with the Black Tech Ecosystem
Using Tech to Create an Immersive Fan Experience
We Need Trauma-Informed Workplaces
What is the Future of US Housing?
Will your movie be missing in 20 years?
4:00PM
2023: Democracy Is Worth The Fight
90 Minute Film School
Black Women Breaking Boardroom Barriers
Brazil Creative Economy Meet Up
Building A Healthy Touring Model
Building Safe Spaces: Telling Our Stories
A Citizen-Centric Future City
Mar 13, 2023
4:00pm – 5:00pm CT
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Featured Speaker: Can We Love a Country with a Complicated Past?
The Future of Entertainmint
Mar 13, 2023
4:00pm – 5:00pm CT
Presented by:
Entertainmint
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How to Ethically Game a Release
Mentor: Daren Searcy (BubbleUp)
Mentor: Jessica Tunon (Netwalking, LLC)
Mentor: John Raso (Audiam)
Mentor: Latresa McLawhorn Ryan
Pestilence, Famine, War. . .Death? The Future of Trade
Mar 13, 2023
4:00pm – 5:00pm CT
Presented by:
European Union
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Porsche X the Metaverse: Creating Luxury Product Experiences in the Metaverse
Success in the US Market as a Foreign-Born Founder
Web3 Music Meet Up
Mar 13, 2023
4:00pm – 5:00pm CT
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Why DEI Matters for Video Game Characters
XR Roundtable: The Future of Eyewear in Practice