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  1. Designing for Context to

    Workshop on Friday 9th March

    As designers take on new problems of convergence and ubiquity, we find ourselves facing new challenges. The products we create are accessed through multiple devices, different channels and a wide ...

    At Radisson Hotel & Suites Austin-Town Lake, Town Lake Ballroom (map)

  2. The Future of Lifestyle Media to

    Panel on Friday 9th March

    Lifestyle media is big business. And in a down economy, DIY culture (sewing, canning, etc.) has seen a trendy resurgence. But the lifestyle industry is rapidly changing. How can you ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Capitol E-H, 3rd floor (map)

  3. SoLoMo Redefined: Next Gen Social Local Mobile to

    Panel on Friday 9th March

    The combination of mobile + social + local is a powerful, yet misunderstood, communication channel. When people hear about it, they often conjure up a “Minority Report” world where companies ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon FG (map)

  4. 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)

  5. 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)

  6. The Lean Startup: The Science of Entrepreneurship to

    Solo on Friday 9th March

    The Lean Startup debuted at #2 on the New York Times bestseller list. This talk draws on stories and insights from the book, explaining the new science of entrepreneurship. Most ...

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

  7. CSS for Grown Ups: Maturing Best Practices to

    Solo on Saturday 10th March

    In the early days of CSS the web industry cut its teeth on blogs and small personal sites. Much of the methodology still considered best-practise today originated from the experiences ...

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

  8. CSS.next: Current Experiments, CSS4 and the Future to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    In this panel, you will get to ask questions and be informed about the state of CSS, where we are at, what is pending, what we can look forward to, ...

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

  9. Create More Value Than You Capture to

    Dual on Monday 12th March

    One of the great failures of any company - for that matter of a capitalist economy - is ecosystem failure. Great companies build great ecosystems, one in which value is ...

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

  10. The Page Is Dead to

    Workshop on Monday 12th March

    Responsive web design is changing the definition of a "page," as it aims to address the growing variety of device form factors and locations where content is consumed. Additionally, as ...

    At Radisson Hotel & Suites Austin-Town Lake, Town Lake Ballroom (map)

  11. Community & Influence: How Not to Piss People Off to

    Panel on Monday 12th March

    Marketing is social. We're all sold. But how do you maximize your return in social without appearing like a douchebag? One the one hand, top influencers in the social space ...

    At St David's Bethell Hall, Capital Ballroom B (map)

  12. Creating Relationships That Matter to

    Book Reading on Tuesday 13th March

    Successful business depends on successful relationships. While a social media strategy may contribute to success, it is never the primary reason for success or failure. Wherever you fall on the ...

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

  13. Social Media Boundaries: Personal/Personnel Policy to

    Panel on Tuesday 13th March

    As our networks expand, our profiles get more public, and our work requires a human face, where do we draw the line between personal and professional identities online? How do ...

    At AT&T Conference Center, Salon A (map)

  14. What Journalism Can Learn from Science to

    Dual on Tuesday 13th March

    The scientific method revolutionized the world of truth-seeking. Yet journalism - which, like science, seeks truth - is far less rigorous. We’ll walk through why this gap has led to ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Capitol A-D, 3rd floor (map)

  15. Coding the Next Chapter of American History to

    Keynote on Tuesday 13th March

    Join Code for America founder Jennifer Pahlka for a very inspirational keynote address and learn how your geek skills can transform the world for the better.

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