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  1. Popping Your Bubble: Stories of the Digital Divide to

    Panel on Friday 9th March

    At SXSW 2011, there were tweets where people were just coming to the realization that not everyone out there has a smart phone or tablet. This panel is designed to ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Creekside I & II (map)

  2. Hyper Local Public TV Station Models: Content 3.0 to

    Panel on Friday 9th March

    How are public television stations positioning themselves for the future? Are they producers, curators of existing content or simply another model all together? The legacy model of public TV is ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Creekside I & II (map)

  3. Public Radio Is Media’s Future. You Heard It Right to

    Solo on Friday 9th March

    At a moment of mass media disruption, public radio is kicking ass. Its broadcast audience is growing while others shrink; it rules the podcast charts on iTunes and pushes out ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Creekside I & II (map)

  4. Big Ol' Babies: Why Baby Boomers=Public Media FAIL to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    Public Media, or at least the public media funding model, has been cited as the future of the journalism industry. As Public Media continues to face funding challenges, there is ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Creekside I & II (map)

  5. Philanthropy Is Not the Future of Journalism to

    Dual on Saturday 10th March

    While donations play a key role in community support and engagement, the writing is on the wall regarding how much government, private and foundation funding will continue to be available ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Creekside I & II (map)

  6. The New Hollywood: Building Celebrity Brands Online to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    Lights, Camera, Log-on. The evolution of social media has provided personalities the opportunity to manage & build their brand online. Celebrities create & share original content with followers & often ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Creekside I & II (map)

  7. Tweeting Osama’s Death: From Citizen to Journalist to

    Dual on Saturday 10th March

    Within hours of learning that Osama bin Laden had been killed in Pakistan, Twitter users realized that a man had unknowingly live-tweeted the raid. Sohaib Athar (@reallyvirtual) showed what happens ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Creekside I & II (map)

  8. Think Global, Blog Local: The Regional Tech Blog to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    While TechCrunch, GigaOM, ReadWriteWeb and other major tech blogs inform tech enthusiasts of the more exciting and press-savvy startups, tech blogs such as Silicon Florist, Silicon Prairie News, TECHdotMN and ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Creekside I & II (map)

  9. Discoverability and the New World of Book PR to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    Shelf space isn't what it used to be. A search on "leadership books" on Amazon returns more than 60,000 results. The same search on Google returns more than 130 million ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Creekside I & II (map)

  10. Psychology of Narcissism & How It Affects Brands to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    Society spends increasingly more time online, watching & reading about strangers. Is peep culture creating more narcissists or simply helping us connect through the sharing of our intimacies? Do users ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Creekside I & II (map)

  11. How Comics Journalism Is Saving Your Media to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    While traditional journalism struggles to find its footing, comics journalism is inherently stylish, uniquely suited to sharing via social media, and popular as hell. During this panel, we'll share findings ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Creekside I & II (map)

  12. Successful Journalism Startups: Global Lessons to

    Solo on Sunday 11th March

    More and more journalists are either facing layoffs or zero-job market around the world. Some of them take their passion online and start their own publications. Research project "Sustainable Business ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Creekside I & II (map)

  13. State of the Media Democracy to

    Panel on Monday 12th March

    Digitization is transforming the media and entertainment industry full stop. But is the industry evolving quickly enough to meet consumer demands—demands that differ greatly from one generation to the next? ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Creekside I & II (map)

  14. Language of Mutilation: Grammar for Ads & Life to

    Solo on Monday 12th March

    Grammar is like K-Y Jelly — when used correctly, everyone benefits. But copywriters and art directors find equal pleasure wreaking grammatical havoc, the results of which Strunk and White deemed ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Creekside I & II (map)

  15. Social Role-Playing: Brands and Publishers to

    Panel on Monday 12th March

    If the advent of social media platforms causes brands to become publishers then what do publishers become? Whether the ultimate role reversal or just a momentary identity crisis, brands and ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Creekside I & II (map)

  16. Subtext and Shipping: The Lesbian Community Online to

    Dual on Monday 12th March

    Jo and Blair on Facts of Life; Cagney & Lacey; Marlene Dietrich and any woman she shared the screen with. Before lesbians were allowed to be part of mainstream pop ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Creekside I & II (map)

  17. Self-Publishing: A Revolution for Midlist Authors? to

    Panel on Monday 12th March

    Self-publishing's moment has arrived. Authors both famous and obscure are releasing their own ebooks,cutting out the middleman, bypassing the gatekeepers of a notoriously hard-to-break-into industry, and sometimes making huge profits. ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Creekside I & II (map)

  18. Creating an Internet of Entities to

    Panel on Tuesday 13th March

    The Internet today consists of a morass of partial and redundant content: the ~17m businesses and POI in the US, for example, are duplicated over 1.2 billion website across over ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Creekside I & II (map)

  19. Branded Content: We're All Publishers Now to

    Panel on Tuesday 13th March

    The Internet has made everyone a publisher. Even brands are now doing what used to solely be the domain of media companies: creating compelling content. Great content is being used ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Creekside I & II (map)

  20. News Entrepreneurs vs. Traditional Journalism to

    Dual on Tuesday 13th March

    J-Lab counts more than 1,200 entrepreneurial news start-ups around the country. Placeblogger counts 4,000-plus placeblogs. These sites often get bad raps from traditional media for being the equivalent of unlicensed ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Creekside I & II (map)

  21. Crowdsource This! Harnessing the Crowd for Content to

    Panel on Tuesday 13th March

    Reviews are so Web 2.0 – the next generation of crowdsourcing goes well beyond a simple user-generated review. But, how can companies utilize the power of the crowd to build ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Creekside I & II (map)