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  1. Hug the Grinch! Win a Macbook Air! to

    on Friday 9th March

    At the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival, Zopim (www.zopim.com), a leading provider of cloud-based Customer Engagement solutions, will hijack the city of Austin, TX to sow the seeds of customer ...

    At Austin Convention Center (map)

  2. @TVEngagement: Does Social Media Drive TV Ratings? to

    Panel on Friday 9th March

    Social media companions and multiscreen viewing experiences are now as synonymous with premiere, primetime television as your living room couch. However, what does all this multitasking and social engagement mean ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  3. Building a Jewish Presence Through Social Media to

    Panel on Friday 9th March

    Quick and effective communication may run afoul of traditional Jewish culture for the “The People of the Book.” Consuming information in 140 characters requires true customization of message. Branding a ...

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

  4. 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)

  5. Don Tapscott Book Signing to

    on Friday 9th March

    Join Don Tapscott's book signing after his opening keynote for SXSW Interactive on Friday March 9 from 2:00-3:00pm in Exhibit Hall 5 at the Austin Convention Center.

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom G Foyer (map)

  6. Effective Social Media Presence in Higher Ed to

    Core Conversation on Friday 9th March

    Higher education isn't known for early adoption of innovation. As an industry, it tends to lag behind. This has been generally true of social media implementation as well. And yet ...

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

  7. 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)

  8. Krista Neher Book Signing to

    on Friday 9th March

    Krista Neher signs her ‘Social Media Field Guide’ at the SXSW book store.

    At Austin Convention Center (map)

  9. 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)

  10. Future of Entertainment: Viewer Becomes User to

    Panel on Friday 9th March

    Mobile social networking apps continue to grow in popularity, a trend that gives emerging technology companies a unique chance to partner with entertainment channels to provide audiences with an enhanced, ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 18ABCD, 4th floor (map)

  11. Hammurabi, Horseshoes and Hookers in Social Media to

    Solo on Friday 9th March

    Understanding why social media works the way it does can be traced back to origins well before The Cluetrain Manifesto. I'll take a look into anthropology and the concepts of ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  12. Seafood Watch vs. Yelp: Future of Social Food to

    Core Conversation on Friday 9th March

    World food systems hang in a balance--the latest tech only hints at what’s coming. Consider the future of social tools with us, using a seafood lens. DNA testing, barcode scanning, ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Room 616AB (map)

  13. Smokey Bear Tweetup to

    Core Conversation on Friday 9th March

    Smokey Bear has been a national icon since 1944 and has had a Twitter icon since 2010. Meet Smokey and the man behind the bear's tweets. While Smokey usually reminds ...

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

  14. 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)

  15. What’s ‘The Next Big Thing’ in Social Networking? to

    Solo on Friday 9th March

    Location-based technology has played a significant role in the recent expansion and growth of social media. That role is set to further explode in the coming years. As the leading ...

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

  16. Brands As Patterns to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    Brands today exist in multiple mediums, defined by multiple voices. The media brands inhabit is iterative, with no beginning, no end, and little permanency. In that context, adherence to a ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom EF (map)

  17. Can You Tweet That? Social Media and the Law to

    Solo on Saturday 10th March

    A resident tweets about a moldy apartment; the apartment company sues her for libel. An employee is fired because of a photo on Facebook. A monkey takes a self portrait ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  18. Digital Vertigo to

    Book Reading on Saturday 10th March

    On the Internet, sharing is a trap. Today's digital cult of the social - which encourages us all to share our ideas, our habits, our friends, even our possessions on ...

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

  19. 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)

  20. Big Social Media Results at Small Organizations to

    Solo on Saturday 10th March

    If you're at a small organization, you might have more great ideas and willingness to serve your community than you do time, money, or help. Lots of small organizations in ...

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

  21. Intellectual Property Issues in Social Media to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    Social media have made sharing information with friends and followers easier and quicker, but federal copyright law is struggling to adapt to the challenges presented by these tools. When hot ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  22. 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)

  23. Y Rappers R Better Marketers Than U to

    Core Conversation on Saturday 10th March

    To quote Jay-Z, “I’m not a businessman, I’m a business, Man.” No one connects more deeply with their audiences than rappers. They're fearless marketers -- stirring up trouble, grabbing the ...

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

  24. Likeable Social Media to

    Book Reading on Saturday 10th March

    Are you using social media the right way in order to grow your brand? By following Dave Kerpen's 18 ways to succeed, your brand can become irresistible in the social ...

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

  25. Bridging the Lawyer-Social Media Manager Divide to

    Dual on Saturday 10th March

    From trademark and patent infringement claims to sweepstakes compliance, legal matters have started to impact businesses social media use in a meaningful way. But can marketers and PR teams create ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  26. Is Social Media a Human Right? to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    Earlier this year, United Nations special rapporteur Frank La Rue overwhelmingly declared access to the internet as "an indispensable tool for realizing a range of human rights, combating inequality, and ...

    At Driskill Hotel, Citadel (map)

  27. Why Small Is the New Big and Big Is the New Small to

    Dual on Saturday 10th March

    Economic angst has taught us one thing: Size doesn’t matter. The over-riding lesson we are learning worldwide is that a business that gets ahead of the curve is a smart ...

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

  28. Multiplayer Work: An Idea Whose Time Has Come? to

    Future15 on Saturday 10th March

    The very essence of work is changing, as firms transform themselves from traditional hierarchies of product and customer to networks of relationships and capabilities, placing new burdens on accounting and ...

    At Hyatt Regency Austin, Texas Ballroom 4-7 (map)

  29. Does the 49th parallel exist in social media? to

    on Saturday 10th March

    Hot, Cold. Up, Down. Canada, US…. are we really poles apart? When it comes to the online space do Canadians differ from the rest of the world? When it comes ...

    At Canada House / Old School Grill (map)

  30. Fighting for Your Users Without Becoming a Target to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    The Internet is a fantastic resource for sharing and storing ideas, information, and creative works. But users -- individuals and companies -- can't take advantage of that bounty without help ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

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