2016 Schedule

TimeLocationEvent
09:45 – 10:15 AMRegistration & Coffee
10:15 – 10:20 AMRotunda, Low LibraryFestival Welcome
10:20 – 10:30 AMRotunda, Low LibraryUnconventional Columbia Founder’s Story – Chamber Music in your Living Room
Sam Bodkin ʼ12CC founder of GroupMuse
10:30 – 10:40 AMRotunda, Low LibraryCVC SIPA Dean's Challenge Winners Announcement
Professor Lynn Thoman, SIPA Dean’s Advisory Board Member
10:40 – 11:30 AMRotunda, Low LibraryConsumer Robotics – Introducing Jibo, The World’s First Consumer Robot
Moderator: Stuart Ellman, Managing Partner RRE Ventures
Dr. Cynthia Breazeal, MIT Media Lab Personal Robotics Group founder and Jibo Inc. Chief Scientist
Steve Chambers, Jibo Inc. CEO
Columbia Engineering Professor Matei Ciocarlie
11:30 – 11:55 AMRotunda, Low LibraryUnconventional Columbia Founder’s Story – Virtual Reality in Journalism
Raney Aronson-Rath ʼ95JRN, Executive Editor PBS Frontline
Marcelle Hopkins ʼ07JRN, Journalist, Magic Grant Winner
11:55 – 12:05 PMRotunda, Low LibraryCVC Tech Challenge sponsored by Columbia Engineering Winners Announcement
Mary C. Boyce, Dean Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science
12:05 – 12:15 PMRotunda, Low LibraryCVC Global Tech Challenge sponsored by Columbia Engineering Winners Announcement
Mary C. Boyce, Dean Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science
12:15 – 12:45 PMRotunda, Low Library#StartupColumbia Festival Keynote Address
Iqram Magdon-Ismail, co-founder Venmo
12:45 – 12:55 PMRotunda, Low LibraryUnconventional Columbia Founder’s Story – Neuroscience Meets Baseball
Jason Sherwin, Ph.D., co-founder deCervo
Jordan Muraskin, Ph.D. ʼ15SEAS, co-founder deCervo
12:55 – 1:05 PMRotunda, Low LibraryUnconventional Columbia Founder’s Story – Storytelling Through Food
Danielle Chang ʼ97GSAS founder, LuckyRice
1:05 – 2:00 PMRotunda, Low LibraryFood Pavilion – Separate Ticket Required
Featuring more than 15 Columbia Food Founders
2:00 – 2:15 PMRotunda, Low LibraryCVC #StartupColumbia Challenge Winners Announcement
2:15 – 2:25 PMRotunda, Low LibraryUnconventional Columbia Founder’s Story – Hideaway Circus
Josh Aviner ʼ15MFA
Lyndsay Magid ʼ15MFA
2:25 – 3:45 PMRotunda, Low LibraryVirtual Reality Panel Sponsored by Google
3:45 – 4:00 PMRotunda, Low LibraryCVC #StartupColumbia Challenge Winners Announcement
James J. Valentini, Dean Columbia College
4:00:00 PMRotunda, Low Library#StartupColumbia Festival Keynote Address
Evan Spiegel, co-founder and CEO Snapchat