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  1. Half Day Event-The Americans Elect Lounge to

    on Friday 9th March

    Recharge your batteries and your brain in our lounge, and find out about our lounge's Flash Mob Happy Hours by following us on Twitter (@AmericansElect) and via #sxaelounge. We'll have ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 7 (map)

  2. Political Humor 2.0: Teh Internetz R Leaking to

    Panel on Friday 9th March

    In an election year that is as divisive as any in recent memory, a snarky, slightly jaded and unflinching group of funny folk are taking action and making an impact ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 12AB, 4th floor (map)

  3. Social Media Sharecropping: Black Tech Adoption to

    Solo on Friday 9th March

    This panel is about the many ways in which modern internet adoption and use mirrors the development of agrarian sharecropping in the South following the Civil War- whereby African Americans ...

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

  4. 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)

  5. 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)

  6. The Wars of Tech to

    Solo on Saturday 10th March

    It's easy to get caught up with the horse races of Facebook versus Google or Microsoft versus Apple or record labels versus the Internet. But in nearly 30 years of ...

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

  7. The White House on the Road to

    Core Conversation on Saturday 10th March

    With the commoditizaion of digital technologies for engagement, organizations are beginning to see the opportunity to go one step further by bridging the gap between the virtual and the physical ...

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

  8. All Day Event - The Americans Elect Lounge to

    on Sunday 11th March

    Recharge your batteries and your brain in our lounge, and find out about our lounge's Flash Mob Happy Hours by following us on Twitter (@AmericansElect) and via #sxaelounge. We'll have ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 7 (map)

  9. How Digital Softened Brazil's Iron Lady to

    Solo on Sunday 11th March

    In 2010 Brazil elected their first female president, Dilma Rousseff. Not only was she the first female to be elected, she was also unique in being the first candidate in ...

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

  10. Optimism: The Ultimate Revolutionary Act to

    Solo on Sunday 11th March

    It takes optimism to launch revolutions, to believe that you can end decades of dictatorship and that you deserve freedom and dignity. Why are the people of the Middle East ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom EF (map)

  11. All Day Event - The Americans Elect Lounge to

    on Monday 12th March

    Recharge your batteries and your brain in our lounge, and find out about our lounge's Flash Mob Happy Hours by following us on Twitter (@AmericansElect) and via #sxaelounge. We'll have ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 7 (map)

  12. 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)

  13. The Big Squeeze: Communications Crisis in America to

    Book Reading on Monday 12th March

    My new book, The Big Squeeze, will be coming out from Yale Press after SXSW, and I'll have a chapter for attendees. Did you know that a couple of enormous ...

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

  14. PurpleSight: A New Way to Look at Politics to

    Future15 on Monday 12th March

    PurpleSight is a startup focused on building technology that will make consuming, aggregating, and analyzing political news more efficient. Our vision is to modernize the way political campaigns operate by ...

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

  15. All Day Event - The Americans Elect Lounge to

    on Tuesday 13th March

    Recharge your batteries and your brain in our lounge, and find out about our lounge's Flash Mob Happy Hours by following us on Twitter (@AmericansElect) and via #sxaelounge. We'll have ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 7 (map)

  16. 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)