2013 New York Event – Schedule

  • When: Wednesday, September 18th, 2013  8:00am- 8:00pm
  • Where: New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Queens, NY

Agenda at a Glance

8:00AM Registration and Breakfast
8:45AM Welcome
8:55AM Keynote: Social Machines Peter Semmelhack, founder and CEO, Bug Labs
9:10AM Keynote: The Age of Context Robert Scoble, author of Scobleizer blog and startup liaison, Rackspace
9:25AM Evolution of Microcontrollers Massimo Banzi, co-founder, Arduino Jason Kridner, co-founder, BeagleBone Moderated by: Matt Richardson, author and contributing writer, MAKE
10:10AM Break
10:45AM Detecting Change: Sensors Create New Categories Aaron Horowitz, Co-founder, Sproutel Alasdair Allan, scientist, author, hacker, tinkerer Michael Heimbinder, founder and executive director, Habitat Map
11:15AM The Design Advantage Carla Diana, founder, Smart Interaction Lab Sean Petterson, president and CEO, Strong Arm Technologies James Krause, industrial designer, Canary Jon Troutman, co-founder and design director, Canary
11:45AM Trends in 3D Printing Bre Pettis, CEO, MakerBot® Christine Furstoss, global technology director, GE Global Research Center Q&A
12:30PM Lunch
1:30PM MAKER TO MARKET: Early Stage Roadmap Ben Einstein, co-founder, Bolt Scott Miller, co-founder and CEO, Dragon Innovation Rob Coneybeer, managing director, Shasta Ventures
Getting it Made Bunnie Huang, co-founder, Chumby Dorian Ferlauto, founder and CEO, ELIHUU Nick Pinkston, founder, Plethora
Getting it to Market Zach Kaplan, CEO, Inventables Brady Forrest, vice president, Highway1 Emile Petrone, founder, Tindie
3:00PM Break
3:30PM Case Studies in Success Ayah Bdeir, founder and CEO, littleBits David Lang, co-founder, OpenROV Maxim Lobovsky, co-founder, Formlabs Dulcie Madden, co-founder and CEO, Rest Devices
4:15PM Pitches with Prototypes Six Finalists
5:00PM VC Panel: Where they Invest and Why Chris Dixon, partner, Andreeson Horowitz Zack Schildorn, vice president and director of operations, Lux Capital Matthew Witheiler, principal, Flybridge Capital Eric Wiesen, general partner, RRE Ventures
5:45PM Closing Remarks: Future Outlook Brian David Johnson, futurist, Intel
6:30PM Reception: Prototype Showcase NYCEDC New York Top Makers