This page features panels at SXSW Interactive 2013 that will be presented within the BiT House at the Hilton-Garden Inn.

Additionally - this page includes panels that will take place outside of the BiT House that self-selected BiT as a tag, or have panelists or subject matter that we think is of particular interest to blacks in tech. If you would like to have a panel included on this page, please email the SXSW schedule page url to us at info@wearebit.com.


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Pamela Jennings

Raliegh, NC
Pamela L. Jennings, Ph.D, MBA is recognized as a thought leader, advocate, and supporter for integrative research and learning across the Arts, Design, and Technology. She has over twenty-five years of experience supporting learning, innovation, and economic development across institutions of higher education, arts institutions, research technology think-tanks, and federal funding agencies including the National Science Foundation and the National Academies of Sciences. Pamela served as a Program Officer of the groundbreaking National Science Foundation CreativeIT program where she awarded grants for computer science research that integrated the fine, applied, and performing arts and the humanities.

As the CEO and CTO of CONSTRUKTS, Inc. Pamela is developing a mixed-reality platform for learning that connects physical block constructions to computer models that can be explored through an augmented reality headset. CONSTRUKTS strengthens learner’s spatial thinking skills while creatively exploring STEM-based concepts. The work has been funded by the National Science Foundation and has received support from Wolfram Research, Microsoft HoloLens® for Academic Research, and Highway1 Hardware Incubator.