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  1. Building a Jewish Presence Through Social Media to

    Panel on Friday 9th March

    Quick and effective communication may run afoul of traditional Jewish culture for the “The People of the Book.” Consuming information in 140 characters requires true customization of message. Branding a ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 5ABC, 3rd floor (map)

  2. Social Media Sharecropping: Black Tech Adoption to

    Solo on Friday 9th March

    This panel is about the many ways in which modern internet adoption and use mirrors the development of agrarian sharecropping in the South following the Civil War- whereby African Americans ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 5ABC, 3rd floor (map)

  3. Mining Diversity: Developing a Community of Color to

    Solo on Friday 9th March

    Communities of color are never a homogeneous or monolithic group. So developing an ethnically diverse community will require more than focusing on statistics such as income and education levels. Knowing ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 5ABC, 3rd floor (map)

  4. The Most Wanted Unusual Suspect: Markia Zuckerberg to

    Dual on Saturday 10th March

    In June 2011, Vivek Wadhwa wrote that we need a black Mark Zuckerberg. But, what about Markia? Is it hard to imagine that the next big thing could come from ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 5ABC, 3rd floor (map)

  5. Social Media for Minority Mindshare to

    Dual on Saturday 10th March

    The advent of free and cheap media tools has created many opportunities for minority music and media makers. Young social media gurus such as the Persian background and Orange County ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 5ABC, 3rd floor (map)

  6. Feel Rich: Health is the New Wealth to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    Forty-time platinum, multi-Grammy and Emmy Award winning producer and digital guru Quincy Jones III (QD3) has turned his attention to a new creative movement: the creation of a health and ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 5ABC, 3rd floor (map)

  7. How Digital Softened Brazil's Iron Lady to

    Solo on Sunday 11th March

    In 2010 Brazil elected their first female president, Dilma Rousseff. Not only was she the first female to be elected, she was also unique in being the first candidate in ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 5ABC, 3rd floor (map)

  8. How We Do It in Brazil to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    You already know that Brazil is one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, that it will host the 2016 Olympics and the 2014 FIFA World Cup, that it has ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 5ABC, 3rd floor (map)

  9. Libros digitales para todos/eBooks for Everybody to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    12% of U.S. adults currently own an e-reader; Hispanics are the largest demographic in that group with 15% owning an e-reader. Though there are many Spanish-language options available for this ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 5ABC, 3rd floor (map)

  10. How Is Internet Helping People Make Their Own Laws to

    Dual on Sunday 11th March

    Brazil's Marco Civil da Internet is a proposed new national law regulating the rights and responsibilities of Internet users and service providers. Crafted through an open, participatory process, it sets ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 5ABC, 3rd floor (map)

  11. Have Latin American Media Become Social? to

    Solo on Monday 12th March

    The digital era has taken media in Latin America by surprise. While some media groups jumped in right away, others are still trying to decide how to (or if they ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 5ABC, 3rd floor (map)

  12. Civic Media Projects in Latin America to

    Panel on Monday 12th March

    In this panel we will hear from the actors who developed, designed, implemented or applied projects that use social media and digital technologies to attempt social change. It is fundamental ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 5ABC, 3rd floor (map)

  13. Everyone Is Gay: Social Media As Social Action to

    Dual on Monday 12th March

    Everyone Is Gay (EIG) began as a humorous pseudo-advice blog, but has quickly become a safe haven for young people-particularly LGBTQ youth, their families, & friends. Through a combination of ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 5ABC, 3rd floor (map)

  14. Gaming the Environment for Positive Change with Philippe Cousteau to

    Panel on Tuesday 13th March

    Join explorer and environmentalist Philippe Cousteau and panelists to explore how gaming innovations can improve the world. In 2010, The University of Virginia launched the UVA Bay Game, a large-scale ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 5ABC, 3rd floor (map)

  15. Community-Centered Design: It's Not About the User to

    Dual on Tuesday 13th March

    It seems like everyone is trying to build an online community these days. Unfortunately, designing a community space is much trickier to nail than your typical web app. The smallest ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 5ABC, 3rd floor (map)

  16. SXSW Stories Open Mic to

    Panel on Tuesday 13th March

    What happened to you at the 2012 SXSW Interactive Festival? Did you learn a new skill? Did you make a new business connection? Did you discover a great restaurant? Did ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 5ABC, 3rd floor (map)