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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. 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)

  3. Sparking Real World Action with Social Media to

    Core Conversation on Friday 9th March

    Join this fun, interactive core conversation and learn best practices and practical tips for using your social media voice to spark social action in the real world. Whether you care ...

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

  4. Brazilian Youth: Dreams, Activism, Hyperconnection to

    Solo on Saturday 10th March

    The Brazilian Dream project is a qualitative and quantitative research - the first to promote a view that explores what the 18-24 year-old youth thinks about Brazil, and what they ...

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

  5. Edward Morris Book Signing to

    on Saturday 10th March

    Edward Morris signs his book ‘Green Patriot Posters’ at the SXSW bookstore.

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom G Foyer (map)

  6. 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)

  7. Curing a Rage Headache: Internet Drama & Activism to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    Does this proposal piss you off? In recent years, the Internet has honed its use as a platform for righteous rage, from ranting blog posts to Facebook campaigns. Politicized outrage, ...

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

  8. How to Run a Social Site and Not Get Users Killed to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    Facebook helped foment an uprising. Twitter kept the world rapt as revolution unfolded. But for all of their benefits, the use of social networks often puts activists--in Egypt, Syria, China, ...

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

  9. Public Lab: Mapping, DIY Activism & Civic Science to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    Are you embroiled in an cartographic dispute? Do you disagree with the official version of your geography? Do you need a up-to-date map of your area of interest?From the BP ...

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

  10. Turning Slacktivism into Online Activism to

    Solo on Sunday 11th March

    In this presentation, Boyd Neil a former political activist and trade unionist looks at the fallacy that social web advocacy and activism channels energy away from making real-world social and ...

    At Omni Downtown, Lone Star (map)

  11. Occupying Media: 24 Hour Protest People to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    The Occupy Wall Street Movement began in September, 2011 with the goal of holding a 24/7 public protest at the nerve center of American finance. Uniquely among American mass protest ...

    At Hyatt Regency Austin, Texas Ballroom 1-3 (map)

  12. 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)

  13. 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)

  14. How to Raise Awareness Through Blogger Outreach to

    Panel on Tuesday 13th March

    Emotion drives action. This session will address how bloggers can lend their voices to raise awareness about a cause, help with fundraising or spread the word about a campaign. We ...

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

  15. People-Powered: Technology and the Revolution to

    Core Conversation on Tuesday 13th March

    The people-powered revolution, fueled by the Internet and technology, is changing everything -- especially the worlds of activism, media and policy. Today, the conversation about the Internet’s role has never ...

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