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  1. The Bombastic Brilliance of "Black Twitter" to

    Solo on Friday 9th March

    "Black Twitter" has captured the imagination of the online world. In 2010, a Pew Research Study highlighted trends demonstrating Twitter usage was disproportionately Black and female. Next, journalists for Slate, ...

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

  2. Data Visualization and the Future of Research to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    Data are the building blocks of information, fueling our algorithmic digital world. But with so much data being produced, how can we process it? Visualization techniques allow users to understand ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Capitol E-H, 3rd floor (map)

  3. Netflix and Twitter: What's Under the Hood to

    Workshop on Saturday 10th March

    Web 2.0 entertainment companies like Netflix, Twitter and Facebook, seem to be able to address our every need. When we search for movies we love the Netflix system immediately spits ...

    At Radisson Hotel & Suites Austin-Town Lake, Town Lake Ballroom (map)

  4. Tweeting Osama’s Death: From Citizen to Journalist to

    Dual on Saturday 10th March

    Within hours of learning that Osama bin Laden had been killed in Pakistan, Twitter users realized that a man had unknowingly live-tweeted the raid. Sohaib Athar (@reallyvirtual) showed what happens ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Creekside I & II (map)

  5. Tweet House After Dark Party with Tony Lucca & Roem Baur

    on Saturday 10th March

    The “Tweet House After Dark” presented by Bobsled will commence at 9:00pm on March 10, and run until midnight. Tony will take the stage shortly after the party commences. Mellow ...

    At Mellow Johnny's Bike Shop (map)

  6. 140 Characters vs. 14000 Words: The New Long Form to

    Dual on Sunday 11th March

    In the age of shortened attention spans and journalism that exists in 140 characters or less, how does long-form journalism not only compete but prevail in the digital space? Slate ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Capitol A-D, 3rd floor (map)

  7. 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)

  8. How to Win Friends and Influence Space Exploration to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    Not unlike a zombie horde ready to devour red tape and uninspired project managers, this enthusiastic movement sees brains as valuable assets to take over the world. Learn why these ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  9. Mark Schaefer Book Signing to

    on Sunday 11th March

    Mark Schaefer signs his books ‘Return On The Influence’ and ‘The Tao of Twitter’.

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom G Foyer (map)

  10. #NoFailWhale: Tweet More, Drop Out Less to

    Solo on Sunday 11th March

    Join Rey for an engaging, lively, beat-box-a-licious discussion about how the college classroom can be transformed into an engaging, collaborative learning community with the help of Twitter. Last year at ...

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

  11. NASA’s Mission Possible: Tweeting thru Space to

    Dual on Sunday 11th March

    With 110 twitter accounts, 20 tweeting astronauts, an Image of the day posted to Facebook and more, NASA's social media strategy is all about extending the space "experience". For the ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  12. Events Are Now Platforms: Seven Tools for Success to

    Core Conversation on Monday 12th March

    Our goal with this session is to make events better for all of us. Events no longer exist in a vacuum. The new ideas and relationships we all seek from ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Room 616AB (map)

  13. Has Twitter Made the Sports Reporter Obsolete? to

    Panel on Monday 12th March

    An NFL star live tweets his own traffic stop. An accidental DM reveals a shocking trade rumor. Instead of press releases, Tiger Woods breaks news about Tiger Woods by having ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Capitol A-D, 3rd floor (map)

  14. The Not So Allied Forces of Social TV Comedy to

    Dual on Monday 12th March

    The US and UK have joined forces enough over the years, so with tweet-powered comedy, we Brits are going it alone. Sorry Team CoCo and Fallon. This talk’s all about ...

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

  15. #140conf: The Making of Twittamentary to

    140 Mini-Conference on Monday 12th March

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon FG (map)