12:30 pm12:30

SXSW Convergence

Nadia Chilmonik will be joining Yara Travieso (La Medea), Galen Bremer (Dance Films Association), and Matt Bolish (Film Society of Lincoln Center) to present at SXSW on the Future of Film: Seeing Viewer Emotions

Technology & audience interaction re transforming live performance. Hear about La Medea, a simultaneous dance-theater performance, made-for-camera Latin variety TV show, and livestreamed feature film inspired by Euripides’ Greek tragedy. Beyond audience metrics like size & distribution, La Medea uses data visualization to engage audiences, gaining insight from their emotional reactions. The 45th annual Dance on Camera Festival in February 2017, co-presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center & Dance Films Association, will feature La Medea to initiate festival programming that cultivates audience interaction and experiential storytelling. Preview the future of film engagement at SXSW.

Access: Music Badge, Film Badge, Interactive Badge, Platinum Badge, Artist Wristband
Track: Experiential Storytelling

Feb 24

VergeNYC 2017

VergeNYC is a 2.5-day design event organized by graduate students at Parsons School of Design at The New School, along with design and community partners.

Deepthi will be joining a group of multidisciplinary experts to talk about Invisibility in Decision-Making with a focus on predictive governance. 


9:00 am09:00

Nationswell Summit

  • IAC

Deepthi and Valerie will be joining other Nationswell Council members for the annual Nationswell Summit in New York. This year's theme is Solutions: Blueprints for Change.

Nov 3

Machine Intelligence Summit

Nadia will be at the Machine Intelligence Summit in New York to explore how AI tools like speech and image recognition, natural language processing, and computer vision are influencing industry and government.  

Oct 28

Feedback Summit

  • OpenGov Hub

Deepthi and Nadia will be at the Feedback Summit to talk about the role of feedback in international aid and philanthropy. We'll be presenting on our recent work with Lifehack and demonstrating how the Possibility Engine can help amplify existing collaborations and create opportunities for new ones. 

6:00 pm18:00

2030 Districts Stakeholder Meeting

The Thicket team will be working with the 2030 Districts team on stakeholder mapping to identify and prioritize stakeholder needs and goals to build a sustainable future for Brooklyn residents.  

Oct 14

Center for Global Policy Solutions

  • Center for Global Policy Solutions

Deepthi is pleased to be joining the Center for Global Policy Solutions in DC for a day-long convening on how to leverage big data for equity-centered solutions to society’s biggest challenges while optimizing the use and minimizing the misuse of data and technology.

Oct 4

MERL Tech 2016

  • FHI 360 Academy Hall

Deepthi and Nadia will be in DC to provide hands-on demos of the Possibility Engine at MERL Tech 2016, a conference for thought leaders and decision makers using technology to increase monitoring, evaluation, research, and learning impact in development. 

6:00 pm18:00

Impact Elections

  • Civic Hall

Thicket will be working with Impact NY on their upcoming event at Civic Hall, which asks the question: Do current Election Systems serve our best interests?

Nadia and Jacob will be attending the event and collecting data from the live panel and Q&A to help distill and visualize the conversation for a post-event report. 

Sep 16


  • Fort Mason Center

Deepthi will be in San Francisco for SOCAP 16 to meet with impact investors and other potential users of the Possibility Engine about our Fall pilot program. Reach out for more details or to set up a time to talk.

7:30 pm19:30

StartingBloc NY 16

Thicket is running a workshop at the StartingBloc NY'16 Institute.

Make Data Work For You

Data is a powerful resource to diagnose problems, guide daily decision making, and evaluate your impact. Learn about different types of data and discuss practical strategies to use data in your daily work to gather insights, build buy in, and report back.