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CEN: Cornell Reception at SXSW

March 12, 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Austin, TX

Cornell Entrepreneur Network (CEN) in partnership with Entrepreneurship at Cornell present:
Cornell Reception at SXSW Interactive
Saturday, March 12, 2016 | Austin, TX

Event Follow-up

6:00PM - 8:00PM

Cost: FREE includes light food and drinks - ADVANCED REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Location: Sully's Side Bar, 300 Colorado Street, Austin, TX 78701

Registration Questions: Michelle Ciaschi, Administrative Assistant, mlc296@cornell.edu, 607.254.6140

More about SXSW Interactive here

If you are presenting at SXSW please let us know by sending an email here.

Cornell Guide to Faculty, Staff & Alumni Presenting at SXSW!

Monday, March 7th

Jordan Matsudaira, Assistant Professor, Cornell University: The Rankers on College Rankings: Why We Do It 
Monday, March 7 – 2:00PM – 3:00PM, Hilton Austin Downtown Salon H
#sxsw

Diane Levitt, Senior Director K-12 Education, Cornell Tech: TRUE/FALSE All Kids Should Learn to Code in School
Monday, March 7 – 3:30PM – 4:30PM, Hilton Austin Downtown Salon E
#sxsw     
                                                                                                                                  

Wednesday, March 9th

Natalie Kuldell ’87, Executive Director, BioBuilder Educational Foundation: Teachers: The "Secret Sauce" for Innovation in the Classroom
Wednesday, March 9 – 1:50PM - 2:05PM, Austin Convention Center Room 15 
#sxsw

Natalie Kuldell ’87, Executive Director, BioBuilder Educational Foundation: Book Signing: Natalie Kuldell
Wednesday, March 9 – 2:30PM - 3:00PM, Austin Convention Center Level 3 Atrium Landing
#sxsw

Thursday, March 10th

Kety Esquivel '97, Principal, Esquivel McCarson Consulting and Dandelion Strategies: Latin@s in Tech 2016
Thursday, March 10 - 8:30AM - 4:00PM, Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River St

Friday, March 11th

Scott Belsky ’02, VP of Products (Adobe) and Founder (Behance), Adobe/Behance: Insights on Building Great Digital Products
Friday, March 11 - 12:30PM - 1:30PM JW Marriott Salon D 110 E 2nd St                     
#sxsw

Andrew R. Sorkin ’99, CNBC Anchor, CNBC: Courtside with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver 
Friday, March 11 - 12:30PM - 1:30PM, Austin Convention Center Ballroom EFG 531 E 4th St
#sxsw #NBACommish

Shaz Kahng '85, Chief Marketing Officer, OMsignal: The Robo-Athlete: From Average Joe to Super Human
Friday, March 11 - 3:30PM - 4:30PM, Four Seasons, Ballroom AB, 98 San Jacinto Blvd
#sxsw

Kelly Brogan MD ’04, Medical Doctor, Harper Wave: Food Is Information                     
Friday, March 11 - 3:30PM - 4:30PM, JW Marriott Room 203-204 110 E 2nd St               
#sxsw #foodisinfo

Kelly Brogan MD ’04, Medical Doctor, Harper Wave: Book Signing: Kelly Brogan                     
Friday, March 11 - 4:40PM – 5:00PM, Austin Convention Center Level 3 Atrium Landing 531 E 4th St      #sxsw

Barry Kahn ’03, Founder & CEO, QCUE: Mentor Session: Barry Kahn
Friday, March 11 - 5:00PM - 6:00PM, JW Marriott Room 505 110 E 2nd St
#sxsw #SXsports

Ted Serbinski '04, Managing Director, Techstars: Mobility Meets VC: Transportation Reinvented
Friday, March 11 - 5:00PM - 6:00PM, Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon B, 500 E 4th St
#sxsw #MobilityVC

Cheryl Yeoh '05, CEO, Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre: Startup Hubs Outside the Valley: Southeast Asia
Friday, March 11 - 5:00PM - 6:00PM, Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon E, 500 E 4th St
#sxsw #SEAsia

Saturday, March 12th

David Stern '01, Director of Product Development, Slate Magazine: Get Your Readers and Listeners to Pay You Money
Saturday, March 12 - 9:30AM - 10:30AM, Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon F, 500 E 4th St
#sxsw #paywall

Duncan Watts PhD ’97, Professor/Principal Investigator, Cornell University/Microsoft Research: Massive Online Experiments: Practical Advice 
Saturday, March 12 - 11:00AM - 12:00PM, Hilton Austin Downtown Salon K 500 E 4th St                       
#sxsw #ACMSXSW16

Abby Maldonado '14, Diversity Programs Specialist, Pinterest: Why Diversity Can't Be Built in a Day
Saturday, March 12 - 12:30PM - 1:30PM, JW Marriott, Salon C, 110 E 2nd St
#sxsw #builddiv

Katherine Clark JD ’89, Congresswoman, U.S. House of Representatives: To Catch a Troll
Saturday, March 12 - 12:30PM -  1:30 PM, Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 1 208 Barton Springs Rd
#sxsw #OnlineHarassment

Amy Shatsky '92, Supervising Producer, Independent Lens: Mentors - Funding: Amy Shatsky-Gambrill (Independent Lens)
Saturday, March 12 - 2:00PM - 3:30PM, Austin Convention Center, Room 11AB, 531 E 4th St
#sxsw

Aaron Kimball '06, CTO, Zymergen: Talking DNA: Programming a New Life Language
Saturday, March 12 - 3:30PM - 4:30PM, Austin Convention Center, Room 9ABC, 531 E 4th St
#sxsw

Josh Tetrick '04, Founder & CEO, Hampton Creek: JUST Food: What It Looks Like When We Start Over
Saturday, March 12 - 3:30PM - 4:30PM, Austin Convention Center, Ballroom EFG, 531 E 4th St
#sxsw #JustFood

SXSW Accelerator
Featuring: Ari Evans '09 and Bryant Williams '10, Founders, Maestro
Saturday, March 12 - Hilton Austin Downtown

Sunday, March 13th

Manny Hernandez '96, Senior VP, Livongo Health: Smashing "One Size Fits All" Diabetes Care at Last
Sunday, March 13 - 11:00AM - 12:00PM, JW Marriott, Room 201-202, 110 E 2nd St
#sxsw #DSmashSXSW

Joel Green '00, Project Scientist, Space Telescope Science Institute: Extreme Science: NASA's James Webb Space Telescope
Sunday, March 13 - 11:00AM - 12:00PM, Westin Austin Downtown, Paramount 2-3, 301 E 5th St
#sxsw #JWST

Marci Weisler '89, Co-Founder, SWSI Media: SWSI's Fashion Geeks Live in the Girl's Lounge @ SXSW
Sunday, March 13th - 2:00PM - 3:30PM, 98 Red River St

Leslie Fields '82, Director, Environmental Justice and Community Partnerships Program: 50 Shades of Green: Diversity in the Environmental
Sunday, March 13 - 3:30PM - 4:30PM, JW Marriott, Salon C, 110 E 2nd St
#sxsw

Karen Spilka ’75, Senate Chair of the Tech Hub Legislative Caucus & Biotech Legislative Caucus, U.S. Senate: The New Battleground: States and Tech Policy
Sunday, March 13 - 3:30PM - 4:30PM, Omni Downtown Capital Ballroom 700 San Jacinto Blvd
#sxsw  

Brett Schwartz '95, Award-Winning Filmmaker: Insatiable: The Homaro Cantu Story
Sunday, March 13 - 4:30PM - 6:08PM, Alamo Ritz 1, 320 E 6th St
#sxsw

Marc Lacey ’87, Associate Masthead Editor, New York Times: Diversity in News Reporting, Booking and Staffing
Sunday, March 13 – 5:00PM – 6:00PM, Hilton Austin Downtown Salon F 500 E 4th St
#sxsw

Elaine Schattner, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College, Journalist, Physician, Cancer Expert, Patient Advocate, Contributor to Forbes Media: Deadliest Catch: New Cancer Diagnosis Approaches
Sunday, March 13 - 5:00PM - 6:00PM, JW Marriott, Room 201-202, 110 E 2nd St
#sxsw 

SXSW Accelerator
Featuring: Ari Evans '09 and Bryant Williams '10, Founders, Maestro
Sunday, March 13 - Hilton Austin Downtown

Monday, March 14th

Lawrence Antoine '88, EVP, Paradigm Talent Agency: Digital Hollywood: A Convergence Industry Meet Up
Monday, March 14 - 12:30PM - 1:30PM, JW Marriott, Room 210, 110 E 2nd St

Sergio Munoz Sarmiento JD '06, Lawyer and Artist, The Law Office of Sergio Munoz Sarmiento: Creative Thievery
Monday, March 14 - 3:30PM - 4:30PM, Four Seasons, San Jacinto, 98 San Jacinto Blvd
#sxsw #stolenart

Dexter Thomas MA '14, PhD Candidate in East Asian Studies at Cornell University, Culture Writer, LA Times: Back to the Future: The Future of Work Now
Monday, March 14 - 3:30PM - 4:30PM, JW Marriott, Salon 6, 110 E 2nd St
#sxsw #futurework

Martin Wilner, Weill Cornell Medical College, Artist and Psychiatrist: Ignite SXSW: Futurama
Monday, March 14 - 5:00PM - 6:00PM, Austin Convention Center, Room 10AB, 531 E 4th St
#sxsw #IgniteSXSW

Tuesday, March 15th

Adam Boyko, Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences, Cornell University and CSO and co-founder, Embark Veterinary, Inc.: Can Your Dog's DNA Transform Human Health and Aging?
Tuesday, March 15 - 9:30AM - 10:30AM, JW Marriott, Room 203-204

Kevin O’Malley ’78, President, Tech Talk / Studio: Mentor Session: Kevin O'Malley
Tuesday, March 15 - 12:30PM - 1:30PM, JW Marriott Room 505 110 E 2nd St
#sxsw

Tom Davia ’94, Co-founder & Managing Partner, CINAMAVEN: Mentors - Sales and Acquisitions: Tom Davia (Cinemaven Media)
Tuesday, March 15 - 12:30PM - 2:00PM, Austin Convention Center Room 11AB 531 E 4th St
#sxsw 

Werner Vogels, former Department of Computer Science, Cornell Unviersity, CTO, Amazon: It’s Not About an iPhone: Fixing the Encryption Mess
Tuesday, March 15 - 3:30PM - 4:30PM, Austin Convention Center, Ballroom D, 531 E 4th St
#sxsw

Wednesday, March 16

Werner Vogels, former Department of Computer Science, Cornell University, CTO, Amazon: SXSW Music Hackathon Final Presentations
Wednesday, March 16 - 2:00PM - 3:30PM, Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon D, 500 E 4th St
#sxsw #sxswhackathon

Cheryl Engelhardt '02, Composer/Songwriter/Music Biz & Branding Consultant, CBE Music LLC: Band Website Extreme Makeover Part 1
Wednesday, March 16 - 5:00PM - 6:00PM, Austin Convention Center, Artist Central in Ballroom E, 531 E 4th St
#sxsw

Benjamin Ortiz, Assistant Curator, Cornell University Hip Hop Collection: Rewriting of Hip Hop History
Wednesday, March 16 - 5:00PM - 6:00PM, Austin Convention Center Room 16AB 531 E 4th St
#sxsw

Thursday, March 17th

Cheryl Engelhardt '02, Composer/Songwriter/Music Biz & Branding Consultant, CBE Music LLC: Cover Your Tunes! Legal Protections for Musicians
Thursday, March 17 - 2:00PM - 3:00PM, Austin Convention Center, Room 11AB, 531 E 4th St
#sxsw

Lorraine Bardeen '00, Director of Studio Business, Strategy, Operations, Microsoft: VR, AR and Digital Storytelling
Thursday, March 17 - 5:00PM - 6:00PM, Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon A, 500 E 4th St
#sxsw

Saturday, March 19th

Cheryl Engelhardt '02, Composer/Songwriter/Music Biz & Branding Consultant, CBE Music LLC: Band Website Extreme Makeover Part 2
Saturday, March 19 - 2:00PM - 3:00PM, Austin Convention Center, Room 11AB, 531 E 4th St
#sxsw

Enongo Lumumba-Kasongo '08, Rap Artist and Producer: Sammus
Saturday, March 19 - 10:10PM - 10:45PM, Karma Lounge, 105 E 5th St
#sxsw