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  1. Brands As Patterns to

    Panel on Friday 9th March

    Brands today exist in multiple mediums, defined by multiple voices. The media brands inhabit is iterative, with no beginning, no end, and little permanency. In that context, adherence to a ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom A, 1st floor (map)

  2. 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)

  3. CNN's Black in America / Silicon Valley: Aftermath to

    Panel on Friday 9th March

    In the summer of 2011, New Me, the first technology accelerator focused on African American's was launched. The inaugural class was covered by the CNN documentary "Black in America" along ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 6AB, 3rd floor (map)

  4. Man vs. Algorithm: Online Video Curation Face-off to

    Dual on Friday 9th March

    Human or Machine? Who really knows what videos you're going to like best? Online video curation is in a heated battle between algorithmic curation and human, editorial selection. Let's settle ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 18ABCD, 4th floor (map)

  5. Newsjacking: How to Inject Your Ideas to

    Book Reading on Friday 9th March

    The rules have changed. The traditional PR model—sticking closely to a preset script and campaign timeline—no longer works the way it used to. Public discourse now moves so fast and ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom G, 4th floor (map)

  6. OMG Your RFP Is Killing Me to

    Panel on Friday 9th March

    RFPs are like online dating. The WORST KIND of online dating. Imagine an online dating experience where all users have uniform information provided, one picture (and there's no telling how ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom BC (map)

  7. Perfect Timing: Evolving GLBT Suicide Prevention to

    Solo on Friday 9th March

    Luck favors the prepared. Build it and they will come. Pithy statements like these are recited on the belief that it takes movement to start action. Shortly before the “It ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 10AB, 3rd floor (map)

  8. Raise Your Profile Using SXSW to

    Panel on Friday 9th March

    It takes a lot of money and effort to get to SXSW. Now that you've made it to Austin for the big event, what are the tips, tricks, and best ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 12AB, 4th floor (map)

  9. Social Change, Social Media & Social Filmmaking to

    Panel on Friday 9th March

    Bringing together top filmmakers, change agents & digital communicators, this panel will share practical tips, tools & tactics for activists, non-profit pros, volunteers & creatives to affect social change through ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 9ABC, 3rd floor (map)

  10. The Cloud as Skynet: Conquering Digital Overload to

    Solo on Friday 9th March

    Everybody talks about the “cloud” as if it is a digital savior. A beautiful white fluffy (free) cloud on a blue-sky day. Sounds nice, huh? But what if it’s a ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom EF (map)

  11. Wireless Wellness: App-tastic or Just Fun & Games? to

    Dual on Friday 9th March

    Imagine an app that could cut saturated fat from your diet. Or one that could cure gingivitis. Well, while technology has had a big role in making us more sedentary, ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom D, 4th floor (map)

  12. Meaningful Use and Beyond: Health Software etc. to

    Book Reading on Friday 9th March

    What is an Electric Health Record (EHR)? In the HITECH Act, the Federal Government both answered the question and rendered it moot. They created a new term, "meaningful use." An ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom G, 4th floor (map)

  13. Design from the Gut: Dangerous or Differentiator? to

    Panel on Friday 9th March

    The internet is a never-ending data source. Through it we are able to monitor visitor activity, study traffic patterns, and use these analytics to help guide users in the directions ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom BC (map)

  14. Fireside Chat with Vic Gundotra on Google+ to

    Dual on Friday 9th March

    Vic Gundotra will participate in a fireside chat with Guy Kawasaki to discuss the Google+ project. Vic will share how the product has grown since the initial launch, some of ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom D, 4th floor (map)

  15. Gamify and Socialize: Beyond the Buzzwords to

    Dual on Friday 9th March

    Bing Gordon knows how to spread magic dust: Look anywhere from Amazon to Zynga. A master of disruption, he's blessed with 20/20 vision into all things gaming and social. Go ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)

  16. Political Humor 2.0: Teh Internetz R Leaking to

    Panel on Friday 9th March

    In an election year that is as divisive as any in recent memory, a snarky, slightly jaded and unflinching group of funny folk are taking action and making an impact ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 12AB, 4th floor (map)

  17. Queer Viral Practices in New Media Art and Theory to

    Panel on Friday 9th March

    In this panel, we will focus on queer new media art and philosophy that uses and intervenes into the viral to form a radical politics of revolt and utopia. Viral ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 10AB, 3rd floor (map)

  18. 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)

  19. Speed Tweaks: How Fast Can Audiences Drive Edits? to

    Panel on Friday 9th March

    When it comes to shaping video content for target audiences, how real-time can we get? Dynamic iMedia allows digital agencies to track who's watching what content, where they're watching it, ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 18ABCD, 4th floor (map)

  20. Teaching Touch: Tapworthy Touchscreen Design to

    Solo on Friday 9th March

    Discover the rules of thumb for finger-friendly design. Touch gestures are sweeping away buttons, menus and windows from mobile devices—and even from the next version of Windows. Find out why ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom A, 1st floor (map)

  21. The Secret Lives of the Brain to

    Solo on Friday 9th March

    If the conscious mind--the part you consider you--is just the tip of the iceberg in the brain, what is all the rest doing? Neuroscientist David Eagleman, author of the New ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom EF (map)

  22. The World Turns to Ustream in Times of Crisis to

    Solo on Friday 9th March

    In the wake of the Japan tsunami disaster derived from one of Japan’s largest earthquakes in record history, over 52.6 million viewers tuned into Ustream to watch the catastrophe in ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 9ABC, 3rd floor (map)

  23. Unstuck: Get (and Keep) Your Creativity Flowing to

    Book Reading on Friday 9th March

    Has your creative engine stalled out? Don’t worry; you’re in good company. Everyone needs a creative tune-up from time-to-time and this is where you’ll get the tools for the job. ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom G, 4th floor (map)

  24. The Accidental Creative to

    Book Reading on Friday 9th March

    For creatives in today's workplace, it sometimes feels like the mandate is "make it brilliant, or start working on your resume." At the same time, creativity often seems like some ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom G, 4th floor (map)

  25. A Crash Course in Becoming SuperBetter to

    Solo on Friday 9th March

    In 2009, a mild traumatic brain injury changed the way that game designer Jane McGonigal thought about everything -- literally. She spent a year recovering -- struggling to think clearly, ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)

  26. Applying Behavior Design to

    Solo on Friday 9th March

    More and more products and services are designed around motivating users and incentivizing change. Products and services in finance, health and the environment, among other areas, are increasingly designed around ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom A, 1st floor (map)

  27. Build. Community Is Easy, Saving the World Is Hard to

    Panel on Friday 9th March

    Passion for social issues has been an American ideal from the start. For hundreds of years, foundations and nonprofit organizations have been forming groups to provide support, comfort, and solutions ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 6AB, 3rd floor (map)

  28. Future of Entertainment: Viewer Becomes User to

    Panel on Friday 9th March

    Mobile social networking apps continue to grow in popularity, a trend that gives emerging technology companies a unique chance to partner with entertainment channels to provide audiences with an enhanced, ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 18ABCD, 4th floor (map)

  29. 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)

  30. Software Alchemy and the Arc of Technology to

    Panel on Friday 9th March

    An outspoken pioneer in the modern computing era, and best known as the “Father of Visual Basic” and inventor of “personas”, Cooper will share rare insights into the evolution of ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom BC (map)

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