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Sunday 10th March 2013

  1. Art, Activism & Augmented Reality to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Sunday 10th March

    One of the latest genres in New Media art is that of Augmented Reality, or the overlay of digital content onto physical reality through the use of smart phones and ...

    At Omni Downtown, Austin (map)

  2. Industrial Revolution 3.0 & Future of 3D Printing to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Sunday 10th March

    What is the future of manufacturing, design, and creativity? How are 3D printing and the maker movement shifting the global economy? Mike Senese, Senior Editor at Wired, and Peter Weijmarshausen, ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  3. Landing NASA's Curiosity Rover Online (& Mars!) to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Sunday 10th March

    A tweet that will live in infamy, "GALE CRATER, I AM IN YOU" heralded a new era of space exploration and conversation between NASA and the general public. As the ...

    At Omni Downtown, Lone Star (map)

  4. Who's Afraid of the Big, Bad Drone? to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Sunday 10th March

    Drones often get cast as dystopian killing machines, or Big Brother's newest eyes-in-the-sky. But drones are here to stay -- and coming to a sky near you as soon as ...

    At Omni Downtown, Longhorn (map)

  5. @NASA: The User Experience of a Space Station to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Sunday 10th March

    What kind of software would you design to support astronauts aboard a space station? Well, in this session, we'll show you. We are two NASA designers who want to share ...

    At Omni Downtown, Lone Star (map)

  6. ConnectiCity to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Sunday 10th March

    ConnectiCity aims at gaining deeper understandings about the near future scenarios of cities and citizens. A vision on human-centered smart cities. A narrative experience through experiments, prototypes and services which ...

    At Omni Downtown, Austin (map)

  7. Democratization of Publishing: Survive & Thrive to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Sunday 10th March

    The publishing industry is evolving as authors, indie app and game creators and musicians are empowered to self-publish and distribute real time, on demand content to millions of potential customers. ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

Monday 11th March 2013

  1. Home Room to

    Meet Up on Monday 11th March

    A new addition to the 2013 lineup, SXSW Home Rooms are where you get the most current information about all the presentations, panels, and networking opportunities for the day ahead. ...

    At Omni Downtown, Longhorn (map)

  2. Culture Hack: Libraries & Museums Open for Making to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Monday 11th March

    Around the world, libraries, archives and museums are opening their doors to hackers, makers, enthusiasts and creatives of all kinds. By publishing Open Data, cultural heritage institutions are finding new ...

    At Omni Downtown, Longhorn (map)

  3. Get Physical: Making Space Data Real on Earth to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Monday 11th March

    Most of us dream about space exploration - but haven't yet touched those stars ourselves. Can earth science and other open data connect us physically and personally to the exploration ...

    At Omni Downtown, Lone Star (map)

  4. Open Source in Collaborative Arts Praxis to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Monday 11th March

    Margarita Benitez and Markus Vogl work within a collaborative art praxis called //benitez_vogl. //benitez_vogl concentrates on open source projects such as the development of the open source loom, interactive installations ...

    At Omni Downtown, Austin (map)

  5. Practical Natural Language Processing to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Monday 11th March

    Natural language processing enables new ways for people to interact with computers. Widely-available open source tools are making NLP more powerful and easier to incorporate into your application. This panel ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  6. A Challenge from the President: 1M STEM Innovators to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Monday 11th March

    Last year, only 45 African American students took the Computer Science AP exam in California, a state known for being a hub of innovation. Hear from the White House and ...

    At Omni Downtown, Lone Star (map)

  7. Creator vs. Audience: Next Chapter in Storytelling to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Monday 11th March

    The emergence of incredibly strong and meaningful social relationships being formed by a community through a collective elaboration of meaning, especially when it's related to the pop culture arts and ...

    At Omni Downtown, Austin (map)

  8. Publishing Graphic Novels in the Kickstarter Era to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Monday 11th March

    Like artists in other fields, the creators of today's comics and graphic novels face a lively new landscape of publishing and distribution. The internet, new software tools and an array ...

    At Omni Downtown, Longhorn (map)

  9. Synthetic Brains, Facebook & the New Revolution to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Monday 11th March

    Will we ever understand complex human experiences such as consciousness or emotions? Will there ever be a way to build synthetic brains or brain-like computers? The brain is a network ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  10. Edison vs. Tesla & the Myth of the Lone Inventor to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Monday 11th March

    Tempers run hot in the tech community anytime you mention the names Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla. At the dawn of the 20th century both men had incredibly accurate predictions ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  11. How Minimalism Is Changing Entrepreneurship to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Monday 11th March

    People can earn a living doing what they love. We've all heard this before. But most people don't realize they don't need to earn as much money as they think ...

    At Omni Downtown, Lone Star (map)

  12. Presenting Complex Information with Simplicity to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Monday 11th March

    Complex stories and information can often be difficult to explain. Presented poorly, they can come across as too dense or intimidating to understand. And that can leave you and your ...

    At Omni Downtown, Austin (map)

  13. Sensoring the News: Detector-Driven Journalism to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Monday 11th March

    The vast majority of data journalism is based on data collected by the government. What if the government doesn't keep the data you need? What if that data is incomplete ...

    At Omni Downtown, Longhorn (map)

  14. Fixing Filter Failure: Engaging the Global Mind to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Monday 11th March

    In the era of today's socially-driven Web, being first to discover breaking trends, opinions and news is a major strategic advantage. But search engines can only show us what has ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  15. The Future of 3D Printing to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Monday 11th March

    No longer is it necessary to create a mold and make 10,000 of an item in order to get it produced. Today, 3D printing allows almost anyone to create just ...

    At Omni Downtown, Longhorn (map)

  16. The Rise of the Planet of the Creatives to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Monday 11th March

    In 2005, Etsy made a splash, allowing anyone with knitting needles to reach an audience, and MySpace helped musicians like Adele get their big breaks. While the internet has long ...

    At Omni Downtown, Lone Star (map)

  17. The Sketchbook Project: A Global Art Library Grows to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Monday 11th March

    The Sketchbook Project is a constantly evolving library of handmade artists' books, contributed by more than 22,000 people from 130+ countries. The Project encourages creative people from diverse backgrounds — ...

    At Omni Downtown, Austin (map)

Tuesday 12th March 2013

  1. Home Room to

    Meet Up on Tuesday 12th March

    A new addition to the 2013 lineup, SXSW Home Rooms are where you get the most current information about all the presentations, panels, and networking opportunities for the day ahead. ...

    At Omni Downtown, Longhorn (map)

  2. A Manhattan Project of the Mind (or Brain Wars) to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Tuesday 12th March

    The Pentagon has fast become one of the leading agencies funding -- and conducting -- neuroscience research. From prosthetics for soldiers controlled directly by the brain's signals, to Terminator-like cameras ...

    At Omni Downtown, Longhorn (map)

  3. Creating Great Analog Souvenirs for a Digital Era to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Tuesday 12th March

    The online and offline worlds are now melting together, thanks to smartphones and social media. But as our life shifts into the cloud, we're starting to realize that 0s and ...

    At Omni Downtown, Austin (map)

  4. Learning Experience Design from Superman to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Tuesday 12th March

    A geek's breakdown of the history of comic books and the parallels and principles to modern experience design. From their shared roots in the 1930s and 40s, with Siegel and ...

    At Omni Downtown, Lone Star (map)

  5. STAMPEDE: Supercomputing for Big Data, Big Science to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Tuesday 12th March

    Supercomputing is for solving BIG problems, and doing so faster than 'regular' collections of servers. Supercomputing is fundamental for scientific advances, and is increasingly being used by companies industries to ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  6. Creativity: From a Pile of Rocks to a Work of Art to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Tuesday 12th March

    Inspiration comes to us free of charge. But that's just the start of the creative process. Making a work of art, launching a business or even starting a career requires ...

    At Omni Downtown, Austin (map)

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