Monday May 18th

  • Watch This Space: The Future of Wearables

    Adoption of wearables is rapidly shifting from the exclusive domain of the technophile to the mainstream, yet there’s still vast uncharted territory to be explored. In this panel discussion we’ll briefly review the current limitations of...

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    9:30 AM - 9:55 AM
  • Media Giants in the Internet Age, or The Next Generation...

    In less than one lifetime, we’ve shifted from an age of media scarcity to an age of media abundance. Mass audiences, however, have broken down into niche groups, their attention fractured, hopping from one screen and one platform to the...

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    10:00 AM - 10:25 AM
  • Crash Course in UX

    We’ll cover how to define your mission, better understand your audiences, craft your story, create and organize your content, explore key design principles and understand the functional interactions that create engaging, modern and...

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    10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
  • LinkNYC: The Co-Evolution of Tech and UX in NYC

    LinkNYC, an ambitious new project launching later this year, will replace NYC’s payphones with the world’s largest and fastest free municipal Wi-Fi network and open platform, funded solely through a data-driven advertising. A network of...

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    10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
  • Tim Bucher, CEO, Lyve

    Must-see presentation from Tim Bucher about our multi-screen would and its future.

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    10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
  • How to Seduce an App Developer in Five Not-at-All Easy...

    We all know that App developers are in high demand across the board. We propose a speed dating preparation course, on what App developers look for, what to ask them about, how to make sure the pitching team know enough to speak their...

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    11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
  • Food + Tech: Disrupting the Industrial Food System

    The farm-to-table movement is growing fast in the restaurant industry. But what about farm-to-neighborhood? Take a look at the latest in food tech innovation: a company that has used technology to bypass the supermarket and connect...

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    11:30 AM - 11:55 AM
  • The Trade Desk Classroom Series | Taking human-first...

    Agencies face the specter of digital disintermediation in an increasingly automated advertising world. Learn why a human-first approach will be key to their survival in the technological future. Instructor: Brian Stempeck, Chief...

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    1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
  • Makerbot CEO Jonathan Jaglom

    Empowering Creators: The Revolution in Making Things 3D printing has been around for more than 30 years, but industrial 3D printers cost hundreds of thousands of dollars, and materials were expensive and volatile. In 2009, MakerBot...

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    1:00 PM - 1:25 PM
  • Harnessing the Entrepreneurial Spirit

    The next billion-dollar invention is probably in your midst. You just haven't seen it yet. Whether it's hard work or simply a bit of je ne sais quoi, panelists will discuss how they pushed their ideas forward, impressed investors, and...

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    1:30 PM - 1:55 PM
  • Kristen Titus, Founding Director, NYC's Tech Talent Pipeline

    Delivering quality Tech jobs for New Yorkers and quality talent for New York’s businesses. The tech industry is among the fastest growing and highest paying sectors in New York City today, representing 291,000 jobs and $30 billion in...

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    2:00 PM - 2:25 PM
  • CourseHorse Series | How to Build a Puzzle Game

    Puzzle games are the bread and butter of the mobile world. From Candy Crush Saga to Triple Town, Letterpress to Bejeweled everybody's playing them and they are lighting up the charts. Best of all, you don't need a team of 30 people to...

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    2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
  • Controlling Your Home with a Finger Swipe (or Less)

    Gadget by gadget, life at home will continue to get more convenient. Avoid digging in your couch for your remote or walking down flights of stairs to let in a friend. Instead, let your connected devices do it all. This panel explores the...

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    2:00 PM - 2:25 PM
  • eGovernment: Using tech to improve our civic ecosystem

    Less paperwork and red tape? More transparency, efficiency and trust between government agencies and citizens? Where do we sign up? This session dives into technology’s impact on civic issues and examines the tech initiatives and...

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    2:30 PM - 2:55 PM
  • #musetech: How Has Technology Changed Your Work in the...

    The past few years have seen major changes in the way that Museums incorporate technology into their work both behind the scenes and in their interactions with the public. How have today’s museum experts adapted and expanded their...

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    3:00 PM - 3:25 PM
  • What Millennials Want: Marketing to the Streaming Generation

    Millennials: they're a tough crowd for marketers. They need instant gratification, and they demand their experience to be flawless. In this noble quest, they've given the world new ways to engage with content, creating an on-demand...

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    3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
  • Creativity inside CPG’s, Moving Innovation to the Next Level

    With today’s over-stimulated society, agencies and brands need to work together to discover the next generation of creativity and innovation to stand out from the pack. In this panel, leading agency insiders will break down their...

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    3:30 PM - 3:55 PM
  • Coupons, Rebates & Rewards: Cash Matters in a Health Care...

    With the average health plan deductible soaring over $1,200 per year, more consumers are digging deeper into their pockets for health care costs. And yet, most people receive care before they ever know the price of a procedure or test....

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    4:00 PM - 4:25 PM
  • Meet Chester See

    Following Chester's talk on stage, he'll be sticking around to hang out and interact wit fans!

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    4:30 PM - 4:55 PM

Tuesday May 19th

  • The Consumerization of Workplace Technology

    Building enterprise products that employees love. Work doesn't suck as much as it used to. Join Alison, a Co-Founder and the Director of Accounts and Customer Experience of Honey, in a conversation about a new generation of business...

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    9:00 AM - 9:25 AM
  • Communication & Startup Culture - How EQ is the Key to...

    Whether you're working for a startup or a tech giant, you'll need to know a thing or two about culture. In this session attendees will learn the following: Why culture is critical to company success no matter if it's online or...

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    9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
  • Social Media for Entrepreneurs

    Have you noticed that successful entrepreneurs are utilizing social media to attract customers, maximize sales and raise their profile? When implemented well, social media marketing generates leads, produces revenue and creates exposure....

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    10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
  • From Consumer Attention To Your Next Customer: A...

    Identifying and reaching consumer audiences are not enough. The most valuable asset you can invest in is consumer attention. This session will be a "how-to" guide for capturing consumer attention and advertising to interested audiences...

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    10:00 AM - 10:25 AM
  • David Rothschild, Economist, Microsoft Research

    Out With the Old, In With the New: Disrupting traditional market research with technology It’s time for market research to fast forward to NOW, stop relying on the decades-old, unproven process of representative samples to more...

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    10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
  • The New York Times on Big Data and Publishing

    Data and analytics are infusing newsrooms in a variety of ways: Data sets large and small can serve as the substrate for stories; audience data can provide insights for personalization of news presentation; data can also inform how...

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    10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
  • Get Smarter, Not Bigger: Using Data to Fuel Innovation

    While the rush to embrace big data shows no sign of abating, today’s top innovators have learned that data can only as powerful as the strategy behind it. Learn common mistakes companies make in their approaches to leveraging data, and...

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    11:00 AM - 11:25 AM
  • Beacons – Who, What, When, How?

    With so much focus on connected technologies, not least at CES this year, the possibilities are endless. iBeacon technology has quickly risen to the top as cost-effective and powerful way to connect and inform across a wide array of...

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    11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
  • Dr. Helen Fisher, Biological Anthropologist, Rutgers...

    Biology of Leadership: The brain science of how you think, communicate, and lead. Drag your complicated Myers-Briggs type to the trash. New anthropological and neuroscience research suggests there are really only four...

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    11:30 AM - 11:55 AM
  • From Brick-and-Mortar to E-commerce Business in 30 Minutes

    One-stop shopping is now no farther away than your closest Internet-enabled device. Mondelēz International leaders Bonin Bough and Cindy Chen join in a fireside chat to discuss how they are bringing E-commerce to the snacking industry....

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    11:30 AM - 11:55 AM
  • How to raise money--and use it wisely

    This classroom session will focus on the ins-and-outs of raising and using venture capital. Mona Bijoor, founder and CEO of JOOR, raised $20 million in VC funding to build her company; but she's also hardly spent any of it. Drawing on...

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    12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
  • The Future of Humanitarian Innovation and Technology

    From drones in refugee camps to robots and virtual reality at the frontlines – the digital humanitarians are coming! Innovation and new technology is not only gaining popularity in New York but also during emergencies and humanitarian...

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    1:00 PM - 1:25 PM
  • The Trade Desk Classroom Series | Staffing the Agency of...

    Quants or poets? Agencies face a crossroads when seeking talent. Hear some unexpected recommendations on how to best staff the agency of the future. Instructor: Kathleen Comer, GM, Client Services, The Trade Desk

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    1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
  • Successful Teams Create Successful Businesses

    Teams are only as strong as their weakest links, but choosing top talent and helping individuals grow has become more complicated in our increasingly fragmented world. Panelists in this session will discuss how to define, build, and grow...

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    1:30 PM - 1:55 PM
  • Somebody’s Watching You: Smart Devices and Privacy

    The Internet of Things is growing at an exponential rate. Our smart devices collect information to offer us a better user experience, however consumers can perceive these practices as “creepy” when it’s not clear we’re being watched. So...

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    2:00 PM - 2:25 PM
  • CourseHorse Series | Basics of C# Scripting

    Start making games in Unity with a focus on C# scripting! As a more programming-intensive workshop, you will learn by example more abstract and theoretical skills to apply to your own games. You’ll be led through various scripting...

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    2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
  • The Power of Video

    Another day, another 10,000 videos hit the Internet. Consumers love them. They can’t get enough of them. Sharing videos is practically a reflex. But are 15 seconds of fame enough? Even if a video has taken “viral” to new heights, has it...

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    2:00 PM - 2:25 PM
  • From On-Demand to In Demand

    There’s a question that lingers around the on-demand industry. Is it a phase? Even though the on-demand industry has seen over $4.8 billion invested, some still label it just a passing trend. Before picking a side, hear from panelists...

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    2:30 PM - 2:55 PM
  • Being Conscious of the Unconscious Bias

    A lack of diversity in technology companies isn't just harmful to unrepresented communities--it also impacts the bottom line. Diverse organizations can and do make better decisions. People from varied backgrounds and experiences bring...

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    2:30 PM - 2:55 PM
  • True Costs of Ad Fraud

    More than $6 billion dollars will be lost to ad fraud this year, according to estimates. The problem is much discussed, but its real impact on the media and advertising businesses can be difficult to pin down. This panel will identify...

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    3:00 PM - 3:25 PM
  • Workshop: Agency-Style Operations at Startup-Inspired Scale

    Those who work in the field of creative technology are used to fast-paced environments that are quickly changing. Technology-focused agencies no longer build just microsites and promotional pages, but are now focusing on the...

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    3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
  • Meet the Dogs of Social Media

    Toast, Bohdi of Mensweardog, Muppet and Fred are making a stop at the Internet Week HQ following a fun conversation on-stage with their owners.

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    4:30 PM - 4:55 PM

Wednesday May 20th

  • Technology, Crime and Policing in the Digital Age

    The exponential rise in the use of the Internet has revolutionized the types of crime police officers fight. From cyber bullying to international terrorism, digital technology has enhanced criminality like nothing we have seen before....

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    9:30 AM - 9:55 AM
  • The Future of Media

    The past few decades of technological innovation have completely razed the media landscape. Media is in the position of chasing after niche pockets of consumers who once came to it in droves. The marketers and communications companies...

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    10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
  • The Changing Face of Silicon Alley: What will (should) it...

    The ethnic and gender demographics of the U.S. population are changing rapidly and the face of the nation will look very different by 2020. How can Silicon Alley get out in front of this trend to ensure a meaningful future for women and...

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    11:00 AM - 11:25 AM
  • Protecting the Digital Self in the Age of Surveillance

    In our "always on" world, we are grappling with the personal, professional, and sociological implications of constant connectivity. As our daily lives go online, we must remember that embracing the benefits of technology does not have to...

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    11:00 AM - 11:25 AM
  • Cisco's Joseph Bradley Talks Internet of Everything

    The Internet of Everything: Transforming the Future Learn how the Internet of Everything (IoE) is changing the way we live, learn, work, and play, and how it differs from the Internet of Things (IoT). IoE examples will show what’s...

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    11:30 AM - 11:55 AM
  • The Workplace Experience: Inspiring Talent Today and...

    Recruiting the best and brightest talent—and retaining them—goes far beyond a competitive salary and a strong benefits package. An innovative workspace can boost employee happiness, too. Get inspired by the forward-thinking spaces...

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    11:30 AM - 11:55 AM
  • Advice for Entrepreneurs

    This classroom session will focus on all the ins-and-outs of founding a startup starting from the initial idea to its execution i.e. doing the market research, branding, raising capital, creating a pitch deck, etc....

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    12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
  • The Agency of the Future

    Many large, traditional agencies have battled with adapting to the digital world, making room for freelancers and niche service providers to form shops of their own. In this hands-on master class for this new crop of agency managers,...

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    12:30 PM - 12:55 PM
  • The Trade Desk Classroom Series | The Future of Advanced TV

    More than half of advertising dollars spent annually are placed in television. Learn why the $250B opportunity belongs to digital as television audiences move online. Instructor: Jeff Green, Founder and CEO, The Trade Desk

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    1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
  • Virtual Reality: The New Hub for Storytelling

    Once viewed by many as a technology for gamers, Virtual Reality is now capturing the attention of all types of content creators from filmmakers, to marketers. This panel will explore the non-gaming applications of VR and highlight the...

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    2:00 PM - 2:25 PM
  • Machine Intelligence Moves to Mobile

    For this panel, industry leaders will convene to explore the future landscape for artificial or machine intelligence as it’s leveraged systematically to transition mobile marketing from an art to a science, or perhaps a blending of the...

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    2:00 PM - 2:25 PM
  • CourseHorse Series | Facilitating Innovation

    How do we lead ourselves and our teams to amazing ideas? How do we step past the obvious, into innovation, past simply fixing the immediate problem? This class will cover new models of facilitating teams towards fresh...

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    2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
  • Building Community Around Podcasts

    In this “golden age of audio,” podcasting has been heralded as the “most intimate medium.” But, just like the endless watercooler chatter over the latest bingeable Netflix series, some podcasts have built followings into true communities...

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    2:30 PM - 2:55 PM
  • Make Something, Anything | Presentation By TechShop's...

    We are standing on the foundation of the largest explosion of creativity, knowledge creation, and innovation in all of human history. We stand on the shoulders of the greats. We are surrounded by a cloud of witnesses who wait to see what...

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    3:00 PM - 3:25 PM
  • To Lean or Not to Lean? Empowering Women to Challenge the...

    Gender equality and diversity drive innovation and creativity, but today, a mere 27 percent of technology jobs are held by women. While there’s talk around the issue, action must be taken now. Our community needs to ask not why, but how...

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    3:00 PM - 3:40 PM
  • How to Create a Website: An A-Z Guide

    In this session Vincent will take attendees through some best practices for building a website including: Where to start: pros & cons of building a website yourself vs. using a hosting service Essentials for building a site: key...

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    3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
  • Made Media: Advertising in the Third Industrial Revolution

    The maker movement, a global movement empowering DIY and DIWO creators and innovators to rethink new product development, is reshaping the future of our economy. The numbers are huge, and rising: 57 percent of U.S. adults already call...

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    3:30 PM - 3:55 PM
  • Mashable Collective Gives Best Practices on Engaging...

    Mashable Collective works with emerging platforms, creative tools and new technologies to interact with the Mashable community on the platforms and networks they are already living and creating in, such as Vine, Snapchat, Instagram and...

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    3:40 PM - 3:55 PM
  • Started From The Web, Now We’re Here

    Today’s internet sensations refused to be defined solely by their six second loops or their instructional how-to videos. They’re also entrepreneurs, actors, writers and producers. Stars across the web share how they rose to fame and how...

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    4:00 PM - 4:25 PM
  • Who Owns Growth? The New Future for CTO's and CIO's

    Traditionally CTO's and CIO's and their teams have been order takers. They try to provide scalable and secure solutions that deliver the specs they have been passed by their marketing and growth teams. They struggle to deliver those...

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    4:00 PM - 4:25 PM

Thursday May 21st

  • Dannijo Founders Talk Hacking Social Media with The Cut’s...

    Is there a code to cracking social media or is it pure luck? The founders of Dannijo tell the story behind their start-up’s dominant social presence and share what it takes for anyone to succeed on social platforms. Speakers: Danielle...

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    9:00 AM - 9:25 AM
  • Innovation Case Study: Building the Unexpected to Create...

    In today’s on-demand world, where technology continues to simplify and improve people’s lives, brands are pushing themselves to think differently when it comes to product development. The result is companies are looking outside for...

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    9:00 AM - 9:25 AM
  • A Picture is Worth 1000 Words, or All the Feelings: |...

    "Team Giphy, led by Adam Leibsohn, will explore how tech and mobile have changed how we communicate. The new alphabet is rooted in emojis, imagery and GIFs rather than a keyboard-based text."

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    9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
  • It’s More Than Just a Seat at the Table

    Unleash the power of every employee’s unique talents and diverse experiences through a sustained culture of inclusion. This fireside chat showcases why diversity and inclusion are business imperatives for delivering innovative technology...

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    10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
  • Founding a Tech Start-Up in New York

    Thinking about starting a tech company in New York City? Come hear from our panel of start-up founders on the special joys—and challenges—of launching here in NYC. Come with questions for these talented entrepreneurs! Speakers: Steve...

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    10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
  • Ben Lerer, Co-Founder, Thrillist; Managing Director,...

    The changing digital landscape is making media omnivores out of all of us: consuming content and buying products is as easy as a swipe of a finger and then more is served up immediately. Bringing content and commerce together seems a...

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    11:00 AM - 11:25 AM
  • Demystifying Wearables

    Wearables - From headbands that monitor our focus, to smart watches, to Google Glass, wearables are becoming a more common part of our everyday lives. Through this course, one explores the internet of things by going behind the screen of...

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    11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
  • Treasure Hunting in the Digital Age

    The world of technology has transformed how consumers shop, enabling them to browse and buy at the click of a button. One area in particular that has changed as a result of the digitization of shopping is vintage. What was once a...

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    11:30 AM - 11:55 AM
  • Doing Good through Technology: Code for America and the...

    Have you ever wondered why it is the world of venture funded Internet startups spends all its time talking about “changing the world” yet still seems to primarily produce new ways to share photos and videos? If you really want to make an...

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    11:30 AM - 11:55 AM
  • Cyber-Insecurity: You're Not as Safe as You Think

    The workshop will begin with an exploration of what makes computers vulnerable to attack (viruses, malware, bugs and zero-day vulnerabilities). It then goes into the infrastructure with which we communicate. From GSM and WiFi to fibre...

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    12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
  • Minerva Tantoco, CTO, City of New York

    Minerva Tantoco, the first-ever CTO of the City of New York, will discuss the nature of her newly established position and how it is helping to shape the city's future.

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    1:00 PM - 1:25 PM
  • The Trade Desk Classroom Series | The Future of Ad Buying...

    Is the faxed I/O finally dead? Learn how advertisers and content owners alike can benefit from automation, from better mobile targeting to the $250B moving digital as television viewers move online. Instructor: Tim Sims, GM,...

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    1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
  • William Pence, EVP and CTO, AOL

    AOL CTO William Pence will cover the tech transformation of AOL and how it has attracted world-class engineers who want to solve complex problems in the most exciting, dynamic industry.

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    1:30 PM - 1:55 PM
  • Severin Hacker, Co-Founder and CTO, Duolingo

    The Future of EdTech: Democratized Education In this session, Duolingo CTO Severin Hacker will discuss his company’s mission to make free language education accessible to everyone. He will share how Duolingo makes decisions about...

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    2:00 PM - 2:25 PM
  • Coursehorse Series | Practical 3D Printing

    How can 3D Printing be used to fix common household problems? 3D Hubs will give you a crash course on 3D printing and show you how to fix a broken piece on a coffee maker, make a spare door handle, or even a custom design of your...

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    2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
  • Internet: Supply and Demand

    Internet service is the water and electricity of the 21st century, yet more than a third of low-income households are without a connection and the rest of the city pays high prices for slow speeds. We’ll discuss how New York can achieve...

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    2:00 PM - 2:25 PM
  • Building Tech For Civic Use

    A conversation with Council Member Ben Kallos and Arnaid Sahuget, CTO, The Governance Lab at NYU. Learn how developers are building sites, apps, and software to increase the efficiency and transparency of the government.

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    2:30 PM - 2:55 PM
  • Finding A Digital Flavor

    Top chefs will dish about how they translate their brand from the culinary space to the digital space. This session will dig into how chefs build their digital menu, and how these culinary leaders fare against the new crop of food...

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    2:30 PM - 2:55 PM
  • Developers are Chefs - Not Waiters

    Everything we do in business today is dependent on technology. Tech leads, developers and engineers are taking more senior roles in successful businesses, causing a shift in perception and as more and more developers become founders,...

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    3:00 PM - 3:25 PM
  • Digging into IoT

    In this class students will learn how anyone can start their own Internet of Things project Instructor: Stacey Mulcahy, Technical Evangelist, Microsoft

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  • From Web 1.0 to Mobile-First: The Knot’s Evolution from...

    It’s been 18 years since The Knot first hit the Internet, and the tie is stronger than ever. Learn how the XO Group reinvented itself from online publisher to become a marketplace for millennials taking the leap by going mobile first,...

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  • Crossing Frontiers: Mobile Latin America

    Latin America today is boasting one of the fastest-growing internet populations in the world, with mobile penetration over 100% and broadband households expected to grow by 70% within the next five years. Digital and tech companies are...

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  • Jewliebot's Sara Chipps and The Dancing Drones

    See The Dancing Drones When robots dance, do they groove to electronic beats? Obviously. Even a drone can bust a righteous move when the music is broken down into byte-sized pieces and choreographed with code. Prepare to be schooled...

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    4:00 PM - 4:25 PM