Engadget Expand speakers, Round Eight: Nine big reasons to join us March 16th and 17th

If you've been following along with our speaker announcements for Expand, you know we've already got a lineup chock full of some of the most interesting technologists at the forefront of innovation. You'll also appreciate that this last batch is a bit of a doozy -- consider this the big reveal before the Big Reveal of the full agenda, coming very soon:

  • Nate Mitchell: Vice President of Product, Oculus Rift

  • Jason Parrish: Director, Lenovo ThinkPad Strategy & Planning

  • Hod Lipson: Professor of Engineering, Cornell University

  • Tamar Yehoshua: Director of Product Management, Google

  • Ujesh Desai: Vice President of Product Marketing, NVIDIA

  • Bob Heddle: Director, Kinect for Windows at Microsoft

  • John Wilson: Vice President, Systems Product Group, Razer

  • Corinna Proctor: Senior Research Manager, Lenovo User Research Center

  • Jim Denney: Vice President of Product Marketing, TiVo

Here's why else you need to be at Expand...

Beyond great speakers, we've got the Insert Coin competition featuring our star-studded panel of judges, fun stuff in our exhibition hall (and outside the exhibition hall, like a Storm Chasing truck!), a Sunday set from DJ Spooky, giveaways galore and even a free 6-month subscription to Make Magazine in the offing -- so make sure to pick up your tickets in advance!

And don't forget...

  • We now offer day pass options for folks who can't make it out for the entire weekend

  • Join us for Insert Coin winner voting on March 16-17!

  • If you're a company that would like to work with us on an exhibition or sponsorship level, please drop us a line at sponsors at engadget dot com (DIYers and small startups, please ask us about our new Indie Corner option!)

  • If you're a member of the media interested in covering Expand, please contact engadget at for more information.