WINNERS

  • Travel Hacking, The Art of Utilizing Technology to Travel the World

    Traveling can be one of the greatest things a person can experience. It can also be expensive, confusing and difficult to plan. This panel will teach the audience about travel hacking. These travel hacks will help save time and money, while improving the overall travel experience. We will...

    Panel | Transportation
  • Live Longer and Better: Become A Data-Informed Consumer

    Science and medicine increased life expectancy by 30 years in the early part of the twentieth century. That’s respectable, yet most medical advancements, besides vaccines, have gone to treating people who are sick or have symptoms — not creating better health for all. Consider...

    Panel | Health and Wellness
  • Talent 3.0: Disability or Competitive Advantage

    1.5 million American adults have Autism Spectrum Disorders, 1/3 of whom are high functioning and can have heightened abilities like focus and pattern recognition. And yet 85% are not employed. Gamified recruiting, redesigned workflows, virtual teams, and assistive technologies have the...

    Panel | Advocacy and Social Good
  • Computational Fashion -- 3D printing for the Body

    A panel discussing the implications & potential impact of 3D printing on the fashion industry -- A panel discussing the new possibilities 3D printing affords designers within the fashion industry, featuring Joris Debo, from Materialise; Sabine Seymore, the Director of The Fashionable Technology...

    Panel | Style and Design
  • If Quality Content is King, Is Distribution Queen?

    At a time when content marketing has ushered in a belief that any brand can become a "media property," what can brands learn from respected newsrooms who are leveraging social media to attract and connect with readers? How are publishers maintaining the quality and integrity of their content?...

    Panel | Media and Entertainment
  • Marketing the Music Experience: Fostering a Brand Identity in 2014

    Every brand wants to establish brand loyalty and positively engage with potential consumers, but how do we reach the digital generation that has completely tuned out the noise of traditional advertising and marketing? In this panel, Seth Combs, co-founder and CMO of SOL REPUBLIC discusses...

    Speaker | The Future of Marketing and Advertising
  • The Restaurant of the Future: How Tech Is Opening New Doors for Dining

    Join Keela Robison, GM of Urbanspoon, and a panel of celebrity chefs and restaurateurs, including Erik Battes of Morimoto, as they explore how technology has ushered in a new era of dining on any scale. From delivery on snowy nights to swift payments swiped on an iPhone, technology has...

    Panel | Food and Tech
  • Bad Boys of Sports: Athlete Behavior Online and On the Court

    One of the most dominating aspects of American culture is sports - it's a frequent topic of water cooler conversation and the conversation has been amplified by social media. With all the limelight and their own Twitter handles, athletes have become bona fide celebrities. From front-page...

    Panel | Media and Entertainment
  • Mo Mobile, Mo Problems

    It's no surprise that mobile is a must when it comes to commerce. However, if your brand is just starting on the mobile journey you might not know what pitfalls to avoid. In this panel, you'll learn from the people who've been there, done that. They'll discuss all the things they've done wrong so...

    Panel | Retail and Commerce
  • The Future of Mobile Payments

    The mobile wallet wars are heating up. From large companies like Google, Paypal, and Amazon to startups like Venmo, Cover, and Clinkle, the battle is on to determine how consumers pay for real world products in the future. Join Mark Egerman, Co-founder of Cover and former mobile payments lead...

    Panel | FinTech: The Future of Money