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  1. @TVEngagement: Does Social Media Drive TV Ratings? to

    Panel on Friday 9th March

    Social media companions and multiscreen viewing experiences are now as synonymous with premiere, primetime television as your living room couch. However, what does all this multitasking and social engagement mean ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  2. Potterize It! Sharing the Magic of Fan Culture to

    Panel on Friday 9th March

    Pottermore. MuggleNet. The Leaky Cauldron. Huge conferences like Infinitus 2010 and LeakyCon 2011. What makes Potter fan communities thrive? Is the success simply due to the size of the fandom, ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  3. Hammurabi, Horseshoes and Hookers in Social Media to

    Solo on Friday 9th March

    Understanding why social media works the way it does can be traced back to origins well before The Cluetrain Manifesto. I'll take a look into anthropology and the concepts of ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  4. Can You Tweet That? Social Media and the Law to

    Solo on Saturday 10th March

    A resident tweets about a moldy apartment; the apartment company sues her for libel. An employee is fired because of a photo on Facebook. A monkey takes a self portrait ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  5. Intellectual Property Issues in Social Media to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    Social media have made sharing information with friends and followers easier and quicker, but federal copyright law is struggling to adapt to the challenges presented by these tools. When hot ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  6. Bridging the Lawyer-Social Media Manager Divide to

    Dual on Saturday 10th March

    From trademark and patent infringement claims to sweepstakes compliance, legal matters have started to impact businesses social media use in a meaningful way. But can marketers and PR teams create ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  7. Fighting for Your Users Without Becoming a Target to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    The Internet is a fantastic resource for sharing and storing ideas, information, and creative works. But users -- individuals and companies -- can't take advantage of that bounty without help ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  8. Fit Together: How Fitness Goes High-Tech + Social to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    Tools like Nike Plus and FitBit, apps like Lose It, Run Keeper, and Skimble, and communities like Daily Burn and Spark People are helping to change everyday workouts from a ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  9. The Connected Company: An Inventory of the Possible to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    French historian Fernand Braudel once said that a great city is an inventory of the possible. For thousands of years, cities have perfected the art of enabling complex social interactions ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  10. Culture Networks and the Codes That Drive Them to

    Solo on Sunday 11th March

    Culture networks historically have spun narrative for how we live. Think about it. After WWII, an emerging American middle class decided to expand its options for commerce and camaraderie, so ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  11. How to Win Friends and Influence Space Exploration to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    Not unlike a zombie horde ready to devour red tape and uninspired project managers, this enthusiastic movement sees brains as valuable assets to take over the world. Learn why these ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  12. What Civil Society Can Learn from Social Web to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    From Meet(ing)Up to borrowing Neighbor('s)Goods, civil society has come a long way since the days of Locke and Hobbes. In this era of 'Civil Society 2.0,' social web tools continue ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  13. NASA’s Mission Possible: Tweeting thru Space to

    Dual on Sunday 11th March

    With 110 twitter accounts, 20 tweeting astronauts, an Image of the day posted to Facebook and more, NASA's social media strategy is all about extending the space "experience". For the ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  14. World Domination: New Media for Global Events to

    Solo on Monday 12th March

    Executing a new media strategy for a large-scale, worldwide event is a daunting task. How do you account for dozens of languages, promote multiple platforms, and manage your brand, all ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  15. Time Bandits: The Next Revolution in Social to

    Panel on Monday 12th March

    In the last decade, Facebook and other social networks have focused on mapping and documenting our existing relationships. The recent rise of Twitter and Foursquare has transitioned the emphasis to ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  16. Star Trek and Social Media to

    Solo on Monday 12th March

    Is Twitter the Borg? Will social media help solve our global challenges? Who's the better captain -- Kirk or Picard? We'll answer these and many other questions from Professor Rotolo's ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  17. Greek to Geek: Classical Rhetoric & the Modern Web to

    Panel on Monday 12th March

    We study rhetoric and we think you should too. Here's why: Internet pundits obsess over the future of online communication. Every new tool and social platform spawns 1,000 predictions, most ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  18. Saying Good Bye to Your Digital Self to

    Panel on Monday 12th March

    April 2011: Friendster announces they would delete their entire database of user photos, posts, and profiles. This was met with an outcry from long-lost members who were not ready to ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  19. Transforming Social Media for the Senior Community to

    Solo on Tuesday 13th March

    Today 40 million people are over 65 - the largest and fastest growing demographic in America. With Baby Boomers retiring, over 10,000 people a day turn 65, a trend that ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  20. Social Commerce: Not Yet Taking Off Like Farmville to

    Panel on Tuesday 13th March

    Connecting the power of social media with commerce should be a no brainer -- the next chapter in eCommerce. Indeed, Facebook has shown that people are 4x more likely to ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  21. Facebook Credits: Not Just for Virtual Goods to

    Panel on Tuesday 13th March

    Facebook Credits, the social network's virtual currency, at first was only used as a payment method for virtual goods in social games. However, with Facebook now that all Facebook Games ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  22. Social Media & Young Children: Our Kids' Futures to

    Panel on Tuesday 13th March

    With the onset of Google+ Hangouts, Skype on Facebook, and the plethora of other video-chat driven communities, how and where do the kids fit in? Or should they be left ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  23. Why Your 5-Year-Old Is More Digital Than Most CMOs to

    Dual on Tuesday 13th March

    Being a digital native is taking on new meaning now that kids can interact with iPads before they're out of diapers. From enabling autistic children to communicate, to mastering four-syllable ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)