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  1. The Future of Work: Serial Monogamy to

    Solo on Friday 9th March

    There's nothing like the thrill of a new relationship, and a rising generation of star talent likes the rush a new job brings. In today’s workplace everyone is an entrepreneur ...

    At Marriott Courtyard Austin Downtown/Convention Center, Brazos (map)

  2. Freelancer F*ck Ups: Don't Make My Mistakes! to

    Future15 on Saturday 10th March

    Working as a freelancer is stressful. It can be unreliable, unpredictable…and downright unnerving. Your taxes are higher, your paychecks are sporadic, and your health insurance will double. So why would ...

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

  3. 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)

  4. Thomas Malone Book Signing to

    on Saturday 10th March

    Thomas Malone signs his book ‘The Future of Work’ at the SXSW bookstore.

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom G Foyer (map)

  5. Welcome to the Age of Hyperspecialization to

    Core Conversation on Sunday 11th March

    The work of the future will be atomized, with many workers doing pieces of what is today a single job. The hyperspecialization of workers may be inevitable given the quality, ...

    At Marriott Courtyard Austin Downtown/Convention Center, Rio Grande Ballroom (map)

  6. 4-Hour Work Week Is BS: Truths of Working Smarter to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    Work is everywhere. In the office, on a plane, in your car, at Peet's Coffee down the street. It's virtually inescapable. And while everyone would love to believe the 4-Hour ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon FG (map)

  7. Meg Hirshberg Book Signing to

    on Sunday 11th March

    Meg Hirshberg signs her book ‘For Better or For Work: A Survival Guide for Entrepreneurs and Their Families’ at the SXSW bookstore.

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom G Foyer (map)

  8. Tech Cooperatives: A Better Way to Make a Living to

    Panel on Monday 12th March

    Most experienced IT folks have faced the choice of freelancing versus working for an established business. Freelancing offers creative autonomy but not necessarily steady income. A job with a larger ...

    At Marriott Courtyard Austin Downtown/Convention Center, Brazos (map)

  9. Startup Balance: Being Awesome Outside the Office to

    Future15 on Monday 12th March

    The startup scene preaches hustle more than anything. It's all fun and great. You have to make sacrifices, yes. It's risky, yes. You're bound for failure, yes. It's freaking awesome ...

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

  10. Work When Startup Culture Hits Mainstream to

    Core Conversation on Monday 12th March

    We’re all seeing this happen – friends in healthcare, film and finance to name few catching what can only be dubbed “the startup bug”. John Battelle even said it himself ...

    At Marriott Courtyard Austin Downtown/Convention Center, Rio Grande Ballroom (map)

  11. Motivating Employees: Gamification at Work to

    Solo on Monday 12th March

    The research has shown that employees (and people in general) are motivated by autonomy, mastery, purpose, progress and recognition, yet most jobs are severely lacking on all counts. Games, on ...

    At Marriott Courtyard Austin Downtown/Convention Center, Brazos (map)

  12. Jason Womack Book Signing to

    on Tuesday 13th March

    Jason Womack signs his book ‘Your Best Just Got Better: Work Smarter, Think Bigger, Make More’ at the SXSW bookstore.

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom G Foyer (map)

  13. The Future of Work and the Free Radical to

    Panel on Tuesday 13th March

    How we work is changing. But where we work isn’t. Over the last ten years a new way of working has emerged, along with some people who live it every ...

    At Marriott Courtyard Austin Downtown/Convention Center, Brazos (map)