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Program Schedule

Monday, February 25, 2013
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
11:00 – 12:45pm Session 1: Progress Enigma
  • Former governor of Michigan
  • Economist
  • Innovation researcher
  • Roboticist
  • Robotics entrepreneur
  • Corporate director, author
  • Musician, activist
2:15 – 4:00pm Session 2: Beautiful Imperfection
  • Neuroscientist
  • Marine biologist
  • Photographer
  • Photojournalist
  • Beatboxer and inventor
  • Sociologist and globalization expert
  • Multimedia artist
5:00 – 6:45pm Session 3: The Spark
  • Educator
  • Clinical psychologist
  • Passionate reader
  • Inventor
  • Education researcher
  • Bluegrass musicians
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
8:30 – 10:15am Session 4: Disrupt!
  • Designer
  • Computer theorist
  • Roboticist
  • Yo-yo champion
  • Public art instigator
  • Google Co-founder
  • Musician, blogger
  • Legal activist
11:00 – 12:45pm Session 5: Dream!
  • Creative directors, choreographers
  • Serial entrepreneur
  • Screen engineer
  • Nuclear scientist
  • Violinist
  • Environmentalist, futurist
2:15 – 4:00pm Session 6: Create!
  • Graphic artist, director
  • Management theorist
  • Bow designer
  • Multi-sense designer
  • Food creator
  • Multifaceted designer
  • Designer
  • Shepherd of electrons
  • Cancer detector inventor
5:00 – 6:45pm Session 7: Sustain!
  • Musician, blogger
  • Sustainability strategist
  • Gardener
  • Mouth musician
  • Science fair winners
  • Energy software maker
  • Afro-Cuban alchemists
  • Architect
  • Grassland ecosystem pioneer
Thursday, February 28, 2013
11:00 – 12:45pm Session 8: Coded Meaning
  • Graphic designer
  • Linguist
  • E-accessibility strategist
  • Visual grammar engine inventor
  • Artist
  • Dolphin researcher
  • Science communicator
2:15 – 4:00pm Session 9: Indelicate Conversation
  • Curious journalist
  • Macroencapsulator
  • Psychologist
  • Ornithologist
  • Cybersecurity specialist
  • Marketing expert
  • Undercover journalist
5:00 – 6:45pm Session 10: Secret Voices
  • Artist
  • Cognitive psychologist
  • Musician, activist
  • Physicist, personal fab pioneer
  • Computer scientist
  • Poet
  • Connector
  • Activist
  • Research psychologist
Friday, March 1, 2013
8:30 – 10:15am Session 11: Who Are We?
  • Moral philosopher
  • Psychologist
  • Neuroscientist
  • Musician, blogger
  • Civilization scholar
  • Journalist
11:00 – 12:45pm Session 12: A Ripple Effect?
  • Philosopher, ethicist
  • Kindness catalyst
  • Charity defender
  • Actor, comedian, playwright
  • Composer, conductor