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  1. 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)

  2. 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)

  3. 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)

  4. 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)

  5. 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)

  6. Creating The Code: A BBC Transmedia Documentary to

    Dual on Saturday 10th March

    The Code is a BBC documentary about Professor Marcus du Sautoy's search of a mysterious code that governs our world through numbers, shapes and patterns. It's also a next-generation transmedia ...

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

  7. Designing Experiences for Women to

    Dual on Saturday 10th March

    Women have become the digital mainstream. In the US market, women make up just under half of the online population, but they spend 58 percent of e-commerce dollars. Women are ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom BC (map)

  8. Social Media in Colombia: An Agent for Change to

    Dual on Saturday 10th March

    The role of social media has been instrumental in the more recent political and economic development of Colombia, especially overcoming a devastating period of civil strife and violence. What inspired ...

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

  9. A Conversation with Joss Whedon to

    Dual on Saturday 10th March

    If ever Geekdom was in need of a ringleader, Joss Whedon would be a frontrunner for the position. Best known as the creator behind now iconic and cult series Buffy ...

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

  10. 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)

  11. The Start-Up of YOU: 21st Century Career Strategy to

    Dual on Saturday 10th March

    Renowned entrepreneur and investor Reid Hoffman and entrepreneur/author Ben Casnocha present a new blueprint for managing your career. You will learn the best practices of some of the most successful ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)

  12. The State of PR 2.0 Industry in Mexico to

    Dual on Saturday 10th March

    The Association of PR Professionals in Mexico (ProPR) groups all PR professionals, consultants and agencies. Every year, ProPR conducts and publishes a research on the local industry. This is the ...

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

  13. Everything Is a Remix, so Steal Like an Artist to

    Dual on Saturday 10th March

    While many have described the new world of remix culture where “nothing is original,” few have provided practical advice for those of us who find ourselves living and making things ...

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

  14. Communities of Transparency: Open Data in Action to

    Dual on Saturday 10th March

    Many cities and public agencies are opening up their data to promote accountability, empower citizens, and deliver better services. But just releasing data is not enough to achieve these desired ...

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

  15. Entrepreneurs: International Teaming Opportunities to

    Dual on Saturday 10th March

    Entrepreneurs often look their own backyard for the right customers and business partnerships to launch their businesses- yet many times, the best opportunity for sales or collaboration are with business ...

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

  16. Making the Real World Easier to Use to

    Dual on Saturday 10th March

    The term "social media" is quickly becoming obsolete. The social graph is moving from our computers into the real world, and soon everything we experience will be overlaid with the ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)

  17. 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)

  18. Physical Architecture Meets Interaction Design to

    Dual on Saturday 10th March

    Physical architecture is about how environments interact with people. Interaction design is about the mind moving through abstract spaces. Somehow the two must intersect. This session is aimed at taking ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom BC (map)

  19. A Conversation with Seth MacFarlane to

    Dual on Sunday 11th March

    As the creator of Family Guy and one of the co-creators of American Dad!, Seth MacFarlane has brought his boundary-pushing brand of humor to millions each week. Join Seth for ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Vimeo Theater (map)

  20. Barry Diller Interview: State of the Content Industry 2012 to

    Dual on Sunday 11th March

    At the 2011 SXSW Interactive Festival, veteran IAC Chairman and media mogul Barry Diller implored the online community to rise up against proposed net neutrality legislation, in support of digital ...

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

  21. The Nick Denton Interview: The Failure of Comments to

    Dual on Sunday 11th March

    The internet was supposed to allow media outlets not only to display the talent of their writers -- but to capture the intelligence of the audience. Remember that rhetoric? We've ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom EF (map)

  22. Kevin Systrom Interview: Inside Instagram to

    Dual on Sunday 11th March

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)

  23. Can The Biggest Ideas Fit in Smallest of Ad Spaces? to

    Dual on Sunday 11th March

    This year, Internet advertising turns 18-years-old. And yet despite almost two decades of innovation online, digital ads are still being used to simply inform more than they're being used to ...

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

  24. Go Forth & Make Awesomeness: Core Values & Action to

    Dual on Sunday 11th March

    Passion. Purpose. Promise. Pursuit. These are the 4 P’s that create a Map for Awesomeness. Discover how to: embrace your passion, define your purpose, foster your promise, and engage your ...

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

  25. 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)

  26. SXSW Action: Collectively Outsmarting Malaria to

    Dual on Sunday 11th March

    Each year there are more than 225 million cases of Malaria, killing around 781,000 people. That's 2.23% of deaths worldwide every year- the majority of them young children. Please stop ...

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

  27. Group Buying for the Latino Demographic to

    Dual on Monday 12th March

    There are over 500 group buying sites today, with more popping up every week. Although most of these reach the mass market, there has been very little traction by any ...

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

  28. The Future of The New York Times to

    Dual on Monday 12th March

    New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson discusses her vision for the future of The Times in the digital age in a session moderated by Texas Tribune editor Evan Smith. ...

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

  29. Avoiding Bullshit Personas: A Case Study to

    Dual on Monday 12th March

    Bad personas can make your skin crawl. The ones that offer no real insight into an audience and play make-believe with random facts are not useful in any context. Good ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom BC (map)

  30. 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)

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