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What you'll learn

    The Music Conference

    Keynote

    Uffe Elbæk

    Entrepreneur and Politician
    The Alternative

    What you'll learn

    • How to go your own way
    • How to challenge the status quo’s of the world

    Juliana Rotich

    Co-founder
    Ushahidi

    What you'll learn

    • How technology combined with community can leverage global change
    • How to enable others to make things happen

    Molly Crabapple

    Artist

    What you'll learn

    • How drawing can help you see the world differently

    Skylar Tibbits

    Research Scientist
    MIT

    What you'll learn

    • How to design things that transform over time
    • Why 4D printing will change cities, business and manufacturing

    Jenny Wilson

    Artist and composer

    What you'll learn

    • Staying in control of your artistic output
    • Understanding the creative process

    Human Behavior

    Caroline Jönsson

    Sport psychologist

    What you'll learn

    • How human motivation works

    Daniel Margulies

    Scientific Researcher
    Max Planck Research Group for Neuroanatomy & Connectivity

    What you'll learn

    • Far from constant, variance is central to our experience of the world
    • The role of slow brain rhythms in modulating our behavior and attention
    • When considering the dynamics of behavior, we need to think on multiple temporal scales

    Kevin Allocca

    Head of Culture and Trends
    Youtube

    What you'll learn

    • Principles that has enabled viral possibilities
    • Case studies of YouTube successes.

    Ed Cooke

    Grand Master of Memory
    Memrise

    What you'll learn

    • How human memory work
    • How to create structures that foster memories
    • Memory techniques for learning

    Erika Hall

    Director of Strategy
    Mule Design

    What you'll learn

    • The importance of using both quantitative and qualitative information
    • How to fit ethnography into any project, no matter what the budget or timeline.
    • How to ask good questions

    Elaine Hsiao

    Senior Research Fellow
    Caltech

    What you'll learn

    • Humans have co-evolved with a diverse consortium of microorganisms that profoundly impact health and disease
    • Some of these microorganisms are, in essence, “mind-altering”, influencing brain function and behavior

    Ge Jin

    Human Factor Researcher
    IDEO

    What you'll learn

    • How to experiment with ethnographical methods to close the loop between human insights & design inspiration
    • How designers craft in making things visual & tangible has been used as a tool to get conversations with users

    Eva Hoffman

    Author

    What you'll learn

    • Digital technologies alteration of construction of time
    • Digital time's profound effects on our consciousness and subjectivity
    • The limits of human temporality

    Sille Krukow

    Nudge- and Behavioral Design expert

    What you'll learn

    • What controls and effects human behavior
    • Why behavior doesn't always follow knowledge and good intentions
    • How to design to change human behavior

    Erin Moore

    Senior User Experience Designer
    Twitter

    What you'll learn

    • Why you should pay attention to time when building products
    • The difference between designing for one time use vs designing for trajectory of use
    • How digital and non-digital products are built for time well spent

    Per Cromwell

    Co-founder
    Studio Total

    What you'll learn

    • What makes us share information
    • How to be part of the content and not part of the "countdown to skip” paid messages
    • Telling stories worth being re-told, by any means necessary

    New Technologies

    Erik Thorstensson

    Co-founder
    Creatables

    What you'll learn

    • How to spur creativity with building prototypes
    • How to make prototypes with straws

    Peter Siljerud

    Futurist
    Futurewise

    What you'll learn

    • How to start trend spotting on your own
    • How to relate to future change

    Rob Fitzpatrick

    Tech Entrepreneur and author
    The Mom Test

    What you'll learn

    • How to know if your business ideas are a good
    • How to talk to customers

    Clara Gaggero Westaway

    Creative Director and Co-founder
    Special Projects

    What you'll learn

    • How to approach new technologies
    • How to merge the physical and the digital experience

    Ivan Poupyrev

    Technical Program Lead
    Google ATAP

    What you'll learn

    • How to design for new technologies

    Masakazu Takasu

    Technical Evangelist
    teamLab

    What you'll learn

    • Prototyping methods
    • Multi disciplinary co-working
    • Interactive design from Japan

    Amir Rubin

    Co-founder
    Paracosm

    What you'll learn

    • How the line between human and machine perception will be blurred
    • What it'll mean when robots know where they are and how they are moving through an environment

    Nell Watson

    CEO & futurist
    Poikos

    What you'll learn

    • How machines are amplifying our human willpower.
    • How our society is now being shaped by machine influence.
    • Why machine intelligence will be the Great Wave of the 2020s.

    Execution of Ideas

    Magnus Thure Nilsson

    CEO
    Media Evolution

    What you'll learn

    • How to use visionary ideas to build a strong local community

    Stephanie Pereira

    International Partnerships Lead
    Kickstarter

    What you'll learn

    • How to build a community online
    • Best practices from the Kickstarter platform

    Ingrid Burrington

    Artist & writer
    Lifewinning

    What you'll learn

    • Where the internet is located
    • How to understand internet infrastructure in a city

    Sarah Jeong

    Writer

    What you'll learn

    • What the Bitcoin blockchain is and how it works
    • How the blockchain can be utilized to establish trust without a third party agency

    Juan Cartagena

    Founder & CEO
    Traity

    What you'll learn

    • How to own your reputation online

    Nonny de la Peña

    Senior Research Fellow in Immersive Journalism
    USC School of Cinematic Arts

    What you'll learn

    • How to create immersive stories with new technology
    • How virtual reality can be used to tell stories

    David Gram

    Marketing Director
    LEGO Group’s Future Lab

    What you'll learn

    • How intrapreneurship can be utilized to reinvent a company
    • How to stay true to your core values while developing your business

    Evan Sandhaus

    Director for Search, Archives and Semantics
    The New York Times

    What you'll learn

    • How to re-use evergreen quality content
    • How to archive content

    Paul Adams

    VP
    Intercom

    What you'll learn

    • How to identify users problems
    • Why the solution is only going to be as good as the definition of the problem

    Scott Cohen

    Artist manager and co-founder
    The Orchard

    What you'll learn

    • How streaming changes the business model for content
    • How the music industry is fostering long lasting careers
    • How to keep your users engaged with what you do over time

    Brian Reed

    Producer
    This American Life

    What you'll learn

    • How to construct a compelling story

    Sara M. Watson

    Technology Critic
    Berkman Fellow

    What you'll learn

    • Debunk the idea that “I have nothing to hide”
    • Tools for making data legible
    • Scrutinize algorithms where the seams are exposed

    Jill Nussbaum

    Executive Director of Product Design
    Barbarian Group

    What you'll learn

    • How to use storytelling to get your ideas thru
    • How designers and businesses create innovative products and services
    • Tools to improve your imagination

    Mattan Griffel

    Founder & CEO
    One Month

    What you'll learn

    • Why you should teach yourself how to code
    • The key resources you need to know about
    • The best methods for learning coding quickly

    Jessica Lawrence

    Executive Director
    NY Tech Meetup

    What you'll learn

    • How to change company culture
    • How do you influence culture if you’re not in the one in charge?
    • Why do we all need to be better managers?

    Lisa Lindström

    CEO
    Doberman

    What you'll learn

    • How to lay foundations for a good meeting

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