Friday, October 5

9:00 AM
Registration Begins
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Reflections | Projections Job Fair
5:00 PM
Garry Tan - Startup Lessons: How to Change the World With Your Mind | Watch Video
Partner at Y Combinator
1404 Siebel
6:30 PM
Dinner sponsored by Neustar
7:45 PM
Danielle Feinberg - The Making of Pixar's Brave: The Art and Algorithms Behind Movie Magic
Director of Photography -- Lighting at Pixar
1404 Siebel
9:00 PM
MechMania Opening Ceremony
sponsored by Palantir Technologies
1404 Siebel
9:30 PM
MechMania Begins

Saturday, October 6

9:00 AM
Breakfast
10:00 AM
Amber Graner - Without Fear: You Don't Need Permission to Contribute to Your Own Destiny | Watch Video
Co-Author of The Official Ubuntu Book
1404 Siebel
11:15 AM
Startup Panel | Watch Video
with Amit Kulkarni (Do), Cory Levy (One), Dan Manges (Braintree), and Dave Paola (Bloc)
1404 Siebel
12:30 PM
Lunch
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Reflections | Projections Startup Fair
1:30 PM

Shannon 'JJ' Behrens - Structured Web Programming: An Introduction to Dart | Watch Video
Member of Google DART Team
1404 Siebel

Zed Shaw - Undoing Your Student Code | Watch Video
Creator of Mongrel
1320 DCL

Shauna Gordon McKeon - How to Get Started Contributing to Open Source
Team Member at OpenHatch
1310 DCL

2:45 PM

Stefano Zacchiroli - Debian: 19 Years of Free Software, Do-ocracy, and Democracy | Watch Video
Debian Project Leader
1404 Siebel

Ian Chan - Engineering at Human Scale: Building Software for 1 to 100 million users | Watch Video
Front End Engineer at Twitter
1320 DCL

Ken Taylor - Secrets of the Universe, or A Few Random Bits
Engineering Manager at Neustar
1310 DCL

4:00 PM

Jonathan Verrecchia - Writing Large Scale CSS With OOCSS and Sass
Front End Engineer at Yelp
1404 Siebel

Jiquan Ngiam - Technology Meets Education: Building A Scalable Online Learning Platform
Director of Engineering at Coursera
1320 DCL

Rian Hunter - Dropbox Notification Servers | Watch Video
Software Engineer at Dropbox
1310 DCL

5:30 PM
Dinner
6:30 PM

Andrew Ritz - Designing Windows for SOC PCs
Development Manager for Windows at Microsoft
1404 Seibel

Radu Rusu - Perceiving the World Through the Eyes of a Robot | Watch Video
CEO of Open Perception, Inc.
1320 DCL

Google DART Workshop
2405 Siebel

7:00 PM
PuzzleBang closing ceremony
1310 DCL
7:45 PM

Joe Boutros - Extremely Rapid Prototyping | Watch Video
Project Manager at Indeed
1404 Siebel

Video Game Q&A | Watch Video
with Erik Wolpaw (Portal) and Steve Jaros (Volition)
1320 DCL

9:00 PM
MechMania Ends

Sunday, October 7

1:00 PM
MechMania Closing Ceremony
10:00 AM
Command line basics tutorial (optional part of Open Source Workshop)
Siebel 2405
11:00 AM
git tutorial (optional; see above)
Siebel 2405
12:00 PM
Open Source Workshop lunch
Siebel 2405
1:00 PM
Open Source Workshop hands-on projects time
Siebel 2405