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  1. @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)

  2. Potterize It! Sharing the Magic of Fan Culture to

    Panel on Friday 9th March

    Pottermore. MuggleNet. The Leaky Cauldron. Huge conferences like Infinitus 2010 and LeakyCon 2011. What makes Potter fan communities thrive? Is the success simply due to the size of the fandom, ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  3. 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)

  4. 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)

  5. How to Be Yourself When Everyone Else Is Faking It to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    "Just be yourself" is great advice -- but it's time to drop that "just," because there's nothing simple about it. Our social existence is rooted in our humanity, but increasingly ...

    At Omni Downtown, Longhorn (map)

  6. Debate: Should Social Sites Allow Anonymous Users? to

    Dual on Saturday 10th March

    Every new website that allows users to participate faces the same question: do you require users to use their real names? Facebook has taken a firm position that it will ...

    At Omni Downtown, Longhorn (map)

  7. 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)

  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. 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)

  10. 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)

  11. Shoebox Full of Photos: Beyond Digital Storage to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    Do you remember when you cracked open that shoebox full of snapshots in your grandmother's attic and discovered a past generation? Will your grandchildren be able to have the same ...

    At Omni Downtown, Lone Star (map)

  12. 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)

  13. How Women Present Themselves in the Digital Age to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    Women tend to pursue what has been called the 'iconic self,' a flawless version of ourselves that we project to the world: a woman with the right job, reputation, looks, ...

    At Omni Downtown, Longhorn (map)

  14. Not Your Mommy's Blog: The Evolution of Dad Blogs to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    Mommybloggers have become a major force in electronic social media and are making an impact on traditional media, as television and print journalism cross over into the blogosphere. But what ...

    At Omni Downtown, Lone Star (map)

  15. Enterprise Social Media: Five Emerging Trends to

    Dual on Saturday 10th March

    Social media has gone mainstream! But it's not everywhere yet. In this session, we'll focus on the five emerging trends on how enterprises are leveraging social media. Patterns have emerged ...

    At Omni Downtown, Longhorn (map)

  16. Fit Together: How Fitness Goes High-Tech + Social to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    Tools like Nike Plus and FitBit, apps like Lose It, Run Keeper, and Skimble, and communities like Daily Burn and Spark People are helping to change everyday workouts from a ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  17. The Connected Company: An Inventory of the Possible to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    French historian Fernand Braudel once said that a great city is an inventory of the possible. For thousands of years, cities have perfected the art of enabling complex social interactions ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  18. Are We Killing Social with Social? to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    Doesn’t it seem like a new social network launches every day? From geosocial to social TV, from social gaming to social news, it seems like we’re just adding a “social” ...

    At Omni Downtown, Longhorn (map)

  19. Culture Networks and the Codes That Drive Them to

    Solo on Sunday 11th March

    Culture networks historically have spun narrative for how we live. Think about it. After WWII, an emerging American middle class decided to expand its options for commerce and camaraderie, so ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  20. Marketing’s Shift from Waterfall to Agile to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    As consumers get more real-time, marketing’s traditionally slow, phased, methodical approach to researching and reaching consumers doesn’t work any more. Just as software developers have needed to become more agile, ...

    At Omni Downtown, Lone Star (map)

  21. 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)

  22. Social Media Is a Bubble and SXSW Is a Fad to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    As the entrepreneur Prince sang, “So, tonite I’m gonna party like its nineteen ninety-nine.” Social media is a means to end. Social media is also increasingly horizontal in its application ...

    At Omni Downtown, Longhorn (map)

  23. Turning Slacktivism into Online Activism to

    Solo on Sunday 11th March

    In this presentation, Boyd Neil a former political activist and trade unionist looks at the fallacy that social web advocacy and activism channels energy away from making real-world social and ...

    At Omni Downtown, Lone Star (map)

  24. 5 Brands Travel the US Inspiring Entrepreneurship to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    Grasshopper, Mailchimp, Wufoo, Shopify, and Batchbook all joined forces in 2011 to create and execute the Barcamp Tour. We journeyed across the country together to work with 10 different entrepreneurial ...

    At Omni Downtown, Lone Star (map)

  25. Still Invisible? Waging Stories with Social Media to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    What does it mean to wage a story? In this panel, Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas describes the moment of coming out as an undocumented immigrant, an "outlaw" in ...

    At Omni Downtown, Longhorn (map)

  26. What Civil Society Can Learn from Social Web to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    From Meet(ing)Up to borrowing Neighbor('s)Goods, civil society has come a long way since the days of Locke and Hobbes. In this era of 'Civil Society 2.0,' social web tools continue ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  27. Big Data: Privacy Threat or Business Model? to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    Technological innovation has dramatically increased the types andvolume of personal information created and captured. Social networks,mobile devices, thermostats, cars, even kitchen appliances collect andaggregate data from and about users. Personal ...

    At Omni Downtown, Longhorn (map)

  28. 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)

  29. Security and Privacy in Social Networks to

    Core Conversation on Sunday 11th March

    This panel will explore the interplay between user privacy, social networking sites, law enforcement, and the teams of people that are tasked with both enforcing and protecting the users of ...

    At Omni Downtown, Lone Star (map)

  30. @BettyDraper's Guide to Social Storytelling to

    Panel on Monday 12th March

    Making a story social isn't all about marketing. It's also about helping to build a better narrative – extending and enriching the story, whether your story is driven by a ...

    At Omni Downtown, Longhorn (map)

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