Schedule: Keynote sessions

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Sarah Milstein (TechWeb)
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(2.67, 3 ratings)
Opening remarks by co-chairs Sarah Milstein and Brady Forrest Read more.
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Rachel Sterne (City of New York)
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(3.27, 11 ratings)
Keynote by Rachel Sterne, Chief Digital Officer for the City of New York. Read more.
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Alexa von Tobel (LearnVest.com)
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(2.00, 10 ratings)
Keynote by Alexa von Tobel Read more.
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Moderated by:
Anil Dash (Activate)
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Brad Garlinghouse (AOL, Inc.), Tony Conrad (about.me, True Ventures & Sphere), Jason Shellen (AOL)
Average rating: **...
(2.29, 7 ratings)
Keeping the culture of a startup alive can be challenging once it’s incorporated into a large company. Brad Garlinghouse, Tony Conrad and Jason Shellen talk about bringing start-up culture to the benefit of both parties. Read more.
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Eric Ries (Lessons Learned)
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(3.56, 9 ratings)
Keynote by Eric Ries Read more.
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(1.80, 10 ratings)
With mobile payments just the tip of the digital wallet iceberg, there are new entrants emerging nearly every day. This session will examine the truths and myths of this infant category, and determine what it will take to change consumer behavior for this new technology to take hold. Read more.
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Carlota Perez (Cambridge and Sussex Universities, UK, and TUT, Estonia), Fred Wilson (Union Square Ventures )
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(4.54, 13 ratings)
Fred Wilson interviews Carlota Perez. Read more.
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Joichi Ito (MIT Media Lab)
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(3.67, 9 ratings)
We know from the VC and startup scene that small companies thrive and can disrupt large incumbents with their agility and speed, but what is the role of academic institutions like the MIT Media Lab and is that an academic equivalent to the Silicon Valley startup scen Read more.
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DJ Patil (White House Office of Science and Technology Policy)
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(3.60, 5 ratings)
It's a chaotic world. With the increasing speed of business takes place and in an ever changing marker, how do you keep a competitive edge? Through data and advanced analytics. I'll walk though some example of how some of the best organizations are using data to do exactly this. Read more.
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Brady Forrest (O'Reilly Media, Inc.), Sarah Milstein (TechWeb)
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(2.50, 2 ratings)
Opening Remarks by Program Chairs, Sarah Milstein and Brady Forrest Read more.
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Patrick Davison (WhatWeKnowSoFar/MemeFactory)
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(3.90, 10 ratings)
Patrick Davison, WhatWeKnowSoFar/MemeFactory. Read more.
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Siobhan Quinn (foursquare)
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(3.70, 10 ratings)
In an industry where stickiness defines success, what are the fundamental principles that create an engaging application? Product Manager @ foursquare, Siobhan Quinn discusses these Laws of Engagement, including anecdotes from across the net where following these laws led to tremendous success. Read more.
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(1.75, 8 ratings)
IBM Keynote Read more.
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R. Luke DuBois (Polytechnic Institute of NYU)
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(4.69, 13 ratings)
http://perfect.lukedubois.com Read more.
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Elena Silenok (Clothia)
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(2.86, 7 ratings)
Keynote by Elena Silenok Read more.
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Moderated by:
Johnny Lee (Google)
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(3.17, 6 ratings)
In this short talk, I hope to convince you why that is might be a foolish perspective to take and why our future is not one type of computing, but rather a constellation of increasingly diverse increasingly specialized computing devices. Read more.
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Joanne Wilson (Gotham Gal), Mo Koyfman (Spark Capital)
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(2.50, 2 ratings)
Joanne Wilson and Mo Koyfman discuss the VC perspective and introduce the Startup Showcase. Read more.
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Brady Forrest (O'Reilly Media, Inc.), Sarah Milstein (TechWeb)
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(2.00, 2 ratings)
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Cindy Gallop (IfWeRanTheWorld)
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(3.22, 9 ratings)
There's a different kind of Matrix out there, and it's the way business operates in the old world order. But it doesn't have to be that way. Cindy Gallop has some provocative suggestions on how to rethink, reinvent and redesign your business for the future, for a 'world without rules and controls, without borders and boundaries. A world where anything is possible.' Read more.
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Nora Abousteit (BurdaStyle.com)
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(3.17, 6 ratings)
Keynote by Nora Abousteit Read more.
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Ben Fried (Google)
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(3.50, 6 ratings)
The growth of new technologies in the workplace and widely accessible open source software have ushered in huge potential for IT to transform its image and offer new kinds of value. Ben Fried discusses what businesses can do to position themselves well for their technology future... which may closer at hand than they realize. Read more.
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Casey Pugh (VHX.tv)
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(3.50, 8 ratings)
Keynote by Casey Pugh Read more.
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Shelley Bernstein (Brooklyn Museum)
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(3.75, 8 ratings)
Keynote by Shelley Bernstein Read more.
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Duncan Watts (Yahoo! Research)
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(4.20, 5 ratings)
Keynote by Duncan Watts Read more.
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Michael Lazerow (Buddy Media)
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(3.71, 7 ratings)
Keynote by Michael Lazerow, chairman and CEO of Buddy Media, Inc. Read more.
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Brian McClendon (Google)
Average rating: ****.
(4.14, 7 ratings)
Brian will discuss engineering efforts within the Geo product division to use WebGL, a new programming language which allows web applications to generate interactive 3D graphics with any compatible web browser while using hardware GPU acceleration. Read more.
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Baratunde Thurston (The Onion)
Average rating: ****.
(4.45, 11 ratings)
Baratunde shares the story of how he wrote his new book, "How To Be Black" (Harper, Feb 2012) using digital interactive lessons he's learned over the years. Specific examples include "live-writing" several chapters by sharing his screen publicly during the writing process and using Facebook to beta test certain chapters. Read more.
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