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  1. Don Tapscott Book Signing to

    on Friday 9th March

    Join Don Tapscott's book signing after his opening keynote for SXSW Interactive on Friday March 9 from 2:00-3:00pm in Exhibit Hall 5 at the Austin Convention Center.

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom G Foyer (map)

  2. Steve Rosenbaum Book Signing to

    on Friday 9th March

    Steve Rosenbaum signs his book ‘Curation Nation’ at the SXSW book store.

    At Austin Convention Center (map)

  3. Can Growing a Moustache Change the World? to

    Core Conversation on Friday 9th March

    Movember is a global movement committed to raising awareness and funds for critical men’s health issues. Over the last seven years, Movember has grown from a handful of friends in ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 8A, 3rd floor (map)

  4. 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)

  5. 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)

  6. 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)

  7. 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)

  8. 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)

  9. 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)

  10. 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)

  11. 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)

  12. The Bombastic Brilliance of "Black Twitter" to

    Solo on Friday 9th March

    "Black Twitter" has captured the imagination of the online world. In 2010, a Pew Research Study highlighted trends demonstrating Twitter usage was disproportionately Black and female. Next, journalists for Slate, ...

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

  13. 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)

  14. 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)

  15. 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)

  16. Krista Neher Book Signing to

    on Friday 9th March

    Krista Neher signs her ‘Social Media Field Guide’ at the SXSW book store.

    At Austin Convention Center (map)

  17. Gina Rudan Book Signing to

    on Friday 9th March

    Gina Rudan signs her book ‘Unleash Your Practical Genius’ at the SXSW Bookstore.

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom G Foyer (map)

  18. 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)

  19. Noah Scalin Book Signing to

    on Friday 9th March

    Noah Scalin signs his book ‘Unstuck: 52 Ways to Get (and Keep) Your Creativity Flowing at Home, at Work & in Your Studio’ at the SXSW bookstore.

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom G Foyer (map)

  20. Todd Henry Book Signing to

    on Friday 9th March

    Todd Henry signs his book ‘The Accidental Creative’ at the SXSW bookstore

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom G Foyer (map)

  21. David Eagleman Book Signing to

    on Friday 9th March

    David Eagleman signs his latest book at the SXSW bookstore.

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom G Foyer (map)

  22. Sara Benincasa Book Signing to

    on Friday 9th March

    Sara Benincasa signs her book ‘Agorafabulous’ at the SXSW bookstore.

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom G Foyer (map)

  23. 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)

  24. 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)

  25. 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)

  26. 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)

  27. Iranian Outlaws: Satire vs. Censorship to

    Dual on Friday 9th March

    Saman Arbabi will use his signature wit to relate how the satirical TV program challenges the oppressive Iranian regime all the while influencing the direction of the country’s political landscape. ...

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

  28. 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)

  29. Peter Bregman Book Signing to

    on Friday 9th March

    Peter Bregman signs his latest book at the SXSW bookstore

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom G Foyer (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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