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  1. 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)

  2. 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)

  3. The Future of Access to Digital Broadcast Video to

    Panel on Friday 9th March

    Video needs to be accessible too, and both the technology and the legal environment is evolving. Accessible media is already available online at some major media sites and the work ...

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

  4. Tech Superwomen: Mentors and Mentees, FTW to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    From the New York Times to Glamour Magazine, a universal question continues to percolate - why are women underrepresented in the tech industry? Explore the role mentorship plays in building ...

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

  5. Apply the Lessons of Open Source to Any Business to

    Solo on Saturday 10th March

    “Open source” was once a way to describe software code and a collaborative model for its development. It's now a business model, an education model, and the future of government. ...

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

  6. Design for Social Innovation and Public Good to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    A new movement is gaining momentum in the design world— a movement to expand the applications of high design beyond its elitist client base to solve complex social problems. This ...

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

  7. 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)

  8. Binary Bitches: Keeping Open Source Open to Women to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    Open source communities pride themselves on the premise of egalitarian communication where every voice is valued, heard and documented. Despite this noble goal, this panel discusses how women and their ...

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

  9. Stand with Planned Parenthood: A Crisis Response to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) is no stranger to controversy. But when attacks on the nation’s leading provider of reproductive health care jumped beyond the usual suspects to include ...

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

  10. It’s Funny ‘Cause It’s True: Battling Bad Media to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    Are programs like the Daily Show with Jon Stewart providing better access to news and current events than traditional news outlets? Why are we subjected to hours of reality TV ...

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

  11. Celebs & Causes: A Thin Line btwn #winning & #fail to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    Social media gives celebrities powerful new ways to mobilize millions to get involved in social causes – but it’s easy to get it wrong. On World AIDS Day 2010, Alicia ...

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

  12. Preserving the Creative Culture of the Web to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    For over 20 years the web has provided continuous deluge of cultural production. Digital artifacts such as websites, images, and videos have much to communicate about our social and cultural ...

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

  13. Digital Immortals: Preserving Life Beyond Death to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    When you kick the bucket, you'll leave behind a vast amount of digital information: a lifetime's worth of Tweets, emails, blogs, photos, videos and more. They're the product of a ...

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

  14. How Not to Die: Using Tech in a Dictatorship to

    Panel on Monday 12th March

    A discussion about how technologies that are often built in the west are being used around the world in extremely dangerous situations. Often there isn't an idea of how to ...

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

  15. Remapping the World to Change How We Drive to

    Solo on Monday 12th March

    Over the past 20 years, less-than accurate geographic maps have been developed at enormous cost with no system in place to keep them up to date. Without this kind of ...

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

  16. An Unusual Arsenal: Tech Tools to Topple a Tyrant to

    Panel on Monday 12th March

    Instead of guns and knives, the revolutionaries who descended upon Tahrir Square on Feb. 1 packed a potent arsenal of technological tools that ended the corrupt, 30-year reign of President ...

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

  17. Reaching Teens on the Digital Streets to

    Panel on Monday 12th March

    Teens are a powerful force … they don’t just aimlessly watch videos and chat for hours online. They actively participate in meaningful, and at times altruistic, gameplay. Ranging from political ...

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

  18. Race: Know When to Hold It and When to Fold It to

    Panel on Monday 12th March

    This panel seeks to change the conversation from “What can technology conferences do about diversity?” to “What can attendees do about diversity at technology conferences?” The panel is composed of ...

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

  19. Gimme Shelter from the Storm Clouds to

    on Tuesday 13th March

    As more products and services move to the proverbial cloud, from shared collaboration, commercial product offerings, and user-uploaded content, new business models are created while extant business models come under ...

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

  20. The Automobile As Network Node to

    on Tuesday 13th March

    This is a Continuing Legal Education panel: Automobiles are increasingly connected to computer networks and are used to collect, use and share vehicle-related information. They also provide a delivery mechanism ...

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