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  1. 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)

  2. 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)

  3. Entertain or Fail: Brands As the New Publishers to

    Core Conversation on Saturday 10th March

    Brands today have more consumers at their fingertips than any TV show or magazine could ever offer thanks to an abundance of multi-connected digital platforms. But entertaining those consumers on ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Capitol View North (map)

  4. Envisioning a Better World Together at SXSW 2013 to

    Solo on Saturday 10th March

    Scheduled to take place in Austin in March 2013, the SXSW Visioning Assembly will be a collective dialogue with a large sample of SXSWi participants. Based on the Agora Process, ...

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

  5. 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)

  6. Making Stories: Libraries & Community Publishing to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    Good libraries are community-minded, technologically-aware, devoted to increasing access to information, and interested in preserving the local cultural heritage. Good newspapers aggregate and curate information for their readers, prioritize the ...

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

  7. 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)

  8. Radio-Free Yoga: Self-Realize x Social Enterprise to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    No sticky mat necessary, though we'll address sticky situations arising from poor online social media manners and how to heighten our collective consciousness as upright citizens of the social media ...

    At Omni Downtown, Lone Star (map)

  9. Building Community Engagement Around Open Content to

    Dual on Saturday 10th March

    Meet the team that undertook the initiative of opening up one of Harvard College’s most popular undergraduate course, “Justice” with Michael Sandel (justiceharvard.org/). Find out how their focus on social ...

    At AT&T Conference Center, Classroom 203 (map)

  10. Crowd Sourcing Community Projects Like Tom Sawyer to

    Core Conversation on Saturday 10th March

    Customers are part of your culture. By inviting them to participate in your campaigns and community, you can speed progress, gain candid market insight, and have some fun. This conversation ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Capitol View North (map)

  11. Multiple Personalities–Not a Disorder but the Norm to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    In today’s online social world, most people maintain several different social profiles that span across friends, business networking, online dating and entertainment/lifestyle. One person’s public persona on each of these ...

    At Omni Downtown, Longhorn (map)

  12. Not Just Tech Support: Online in India to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    Most people immediately think of “outsourcing” when you mention technology businesses in India. However, there is a reason that Facebook, Zynga, GroupOn, LinkedIn, and a wave of other Web 2.0 ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon K, 6th floor (map)

  13. Your Marketing Sucks: Why You Need to Think Local to

    Core Conversation on Saturday 10th March

    Every consumer is local. They live in a community. They’re engaging and interacting in their favorite places, online and offline. And much of today’s marketing misses the mark when it ...

    At InterContinental Stephen F. Austin, Assembly Room (map)

  14. Feel Rich: Health is the New Wealth to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    Forty-time platinum, multi-Grammy and Emmy Award winning producer and digital guru Quincy Jones III (QD3) has turned his attention to a new creative movement: the creation of a health and ...

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

  15. Community First: Lessons for Early-Stage Startups to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    Tech startups have long known that a strong community will amplify a company’s successes, bolster growth, and make work worth waking up for. Today's unstoppable startups understand that putting community ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon D, 4th floor (map)

  16. Community Regenerati​on Through Digital Literacy to

    Core Conversation on Sunday 11th March

    Imagine turning one of your city's most beleaguered and notorious neighborhoods into the home of some of the country's most innovative media projects. This panel examines how the Knowle West ...

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

  17. Disambiguation: Embrace Wrong Answers & Find Truth to

    Dual on Sunday 11th March

    Where are all the coffee shops in my neighborhood? Seemingly easy questions can become complex when you consider ambiguity. This one sounds simple until you consider that folks may define ...

    At Hilton Garden Inn Austin Downtown, Rio Grande (map)

  18. Dewey Community Service Honorees Meet Up, Pt 1 to

    Meet Up on Sunday 11th March

    Network with, learn from and be inspired by the honorees for the 2012 Dewey Winburne Community Service Award. If you can't attend this Meet Up, then be sure to attend ...

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

  19. How to Build Entrepreneurship Communities to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    Why do some tech communities thrive while other fail? What can you do to start, fix or grow your city's startup scene? This panel will take a grounded look at ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon D, 4th floor (map)

  20. SXSW Newbies Meet Up to

    Meet Up on Sunday 11th March

    First time at Interactive? We have a meet- up for that! Newbies are welcome to come mingle and meet in a casual, friendly, not-as-noisy-as-most-parties-environment. Ask questions, relax with other newbies, ...

    At Palm Park, Meet Up Tent (map)

  21. Community Manager Meet Up to

    Meet Up on Monday 12th March

    Community managers of all levels are welcome to come discuss today’s trends and best practices.

    At InterContinental Stephen F. Austin, Boardroom (map)

  22. 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)

  23. Community & Influence: How Not to Piss People Off to

    Panel on Monday 12th March

    Marketing is social. We're all sold. But how do you maximize your return in social without appearing like a douchebag? One the one hand, top influencers in the social space ...

    At St David's Bethell Hall, Capital Ballroom B (map)

  24. Disrupting the Traditional Ticketing Industry to

    Solo on Tuesday 13th March

    Founders can plan all they want, but sometimes the most significant drivers of growth are unexpected. The trick to sniffing out the (unexpected) secret sauce is observing trends—both among users ...

    At Driskill Hotel, Maximilian (map)

  25. Gaming Tools Kids Want to Use to

    Panel on Tuesday 13th March

    Limited choices exist when kids seek to author, not just play, their own video games. If video games are on track to topple film as the last big media mammoth, ...

    At AT&T Conference Center, Classroom 203 (map)

  26. Confessions of a Community Moderator to

    Panel on Tuesday 13th March

    Double agent. First Responder. Cheerleader.They’re all fair descriptors of the rising role of Community Manager. Whether you are one yourself or just morbidly curious about “the man behind the curtain,” ...

    At Omni Downtown, Longhorn (map)