Friday 8th March 2013

  1. Games: Anyone. Anywhere. Anytime. to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Friday 8th March

    Raise your hand if you agree with any of these statements: - Gamers are primarily by young or teen boys. - Games are usually played alone in the home on ...

    At Palmer Event Center, Room 4-5 (map)

  2. Helping Aunt Ginny: Alzheimer's, Technology & Me to

    Core Conversation on Friday 8th March

    As our loved ones age, we find ourselves taking on caregiver responsibilities, sometimes way earlier than we expected. Last year I became the sole caregiver for my Aunt Ginny who ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Capitol View North (map)

  3. How to Find the Co-Founder of Your Dreams to

    Core Conversation on Friday 8th March

    So you want to start a company--but you know it will grow so much faster if you start it out with someone else. But whom? Your college friends seem to ...

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

  4. I Know Where You're Going: Location as Biometric to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Friday 8th March

    Last year privacy advocate Malte Spitz sued his cell provider to get the location data generated by his phone. This data allowed him (and his provider) to track everywhere he ...

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

  5. Lean Forward, Lean Back: Tablet News Experiences to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Friday 8th March

    Insights from the Poynter Institute's major study of news and storytelling on tablets. The study explores the way that elements of touch, gesture, interactivity and position come together to create ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom BC (map)

  6. Lessons from a Futurist to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Friday 8th March

    No one can predict the future; but that doesn't mean you can't prepare for the unknown. Ford Motor Company's in house futurist will share how Ford is learning to expect ...

    At Wanderlust, Wanderlust (map)

  7. Localore Plays Austin: Speaker<>Street<>Screen to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Friday 8th March

    KUT-FM's Austin Music Map (AMM) is a year-long exploration of the city's abundant and diverse musical subcultures. Blending on-line, broadcast, and street media, it's one of 10 public media innovation ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 12AB (map)

  8. Official SXSW Mobile Meet Up (iPad-Mini drawing) to

    Meet Up on Friday 8th March

    BIG BIG NEWS! The fine folks at Subtle Data are geneously giving away ONE 16GB Wi-FI iPad Mini to one lucky attendee of the event! www.subtledata.com (Must be present to ...

    At Driskill Hotel, Driskill Ballroom (map)

  9. OMMA: Marketing Implications of Facebook's Graph Search to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Friday 8th March

    One of the latest innovations coming out of Facebook is its search graph, which allows users to overlay their Facebook friends with other data, such as interests and location. This ...

    At AT&T Conference Center, Salon C (map)

  10. Survival Strategies for Brands in China to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Friday 8th March

    Whether companies like it or not, China is the new battleground for brands that want to succeed on the global stage. Foreign brands are increasingly challenged to expand their presence ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 6AB (map)

  11. Tales of US Entrepreneurship Beyond Silicon Valley to

    Featured Session on Friday 8th March

    Erik Martin (GM, reddit) and Alexis Ohanian (cofounder, reddit) crowdfunded a bus, the Internet 2012 Campaign Tour bus, to collect, document and share stories throughout the American heartland. I'm going ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)

  12. The Economy of the GIF to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Friday 8th March

    From the oogachaka baby to Nyan Cat, the graphics interchange format, better known as the GIF, has come a long way since the days of floppy discs. The modern-day GIF ...

    At Omni Downtown, Longhorn (map)

  13. The Mechanics of Magic: 7 Game Design Insights to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Friday 8th March

    The web world is agog over game design as the next silver bullet, slapping badges and progress bars over every annoying thing they wish users to do. As users tire ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom A (map)

  14. This Week in Startups (TWiST): Health Tech Edition to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Friday 8th March

    As part of the SXSH Bootcamp, Jason Calacanis hosts a special edition of This Week in Startups: Health Tech Edition live from SXSWi. Join Jason as he interviews 3 health ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon D (map)

  15. Toward the Unification of Physics to

    Featured Session on Friday 8th March

    Recent news from the CERN laboratory in Geneva has revealed the existence of a heavy unstable particle that had been predicted by the theory that unifies two of the forces ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom D (map)

  16. Travel Bloggers Meet Up to

    Meet Up on Friday 8th March

    Get together with other travel writers and bloggers for an hour of brainstorming, networking and storytelling. Coolest passport stamp smackdown is optional. Travel and tourism industry reps also welcome.

    At Empire (map)

  17. “Watch What Happens Live” w/ Andy Cohen & Michael Davies to

    Featured Session on Friday 8th March

    Executive producer and host of Bravo Media's “Watch What Happens Live,” Andy Cohen, along with executive producer Michael Davies discuss the evolution of the show from a web series to ...

    At Long Center, Dell Hall (map)

  18. What Can We Learn from the Unabomber? to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Friday 8th March

    Ted Kaczynski, also known as the Unabomber, continues to write anti-technology essays from prison, and his fans believe he makes some good points about the unforseen consequences of technology in ...

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

  19. Why Public Policy Should Matter to Your Startup to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Friday 8th March

    Senator Moran will discuss the policy challenges startups face and how the startup community can engage with policy makers to enable innovation and help economic growth.

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 10AB (map)

  20. Business Models for the Social Mobile Cloud to

    Book Reading on Friday 8th March

    The combined impact of social technologies, the mobile Internet, and cloud computing are creating incredible new business opportunities. They are also destroying unprepared companies, transforming industries, and leaving behind workers ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom G (map)

  21. Startup Spotlight to

    Startup Village on Friday 8th March

    A special reception that shines the spotlight on emerging startups. Enjoy complimentary beer and wine while checking out demos from startup participants, all within the heart of Startup Village on ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown (map)

  22. Vanessa Wang and Peter Moskovits - Book Signing to

    Book/DVD signing on Friday 8th March

    Vanessa Wang and Peter Moskovits will appear at the SX Bookstore to sign copies of “The Definitive Guide to HTML5 Websocket ”.

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom D Foyer (map)

  23. Why You Should NOT Start Your Own Gaming Website to

    Gaming Expo on Friday 8th March

    SXSW GEEK Stage - Have you ever wanted to start your own gaming website? Think about all the fame, money and fans you can have! Join “Stuttering” Craig Skistimas, owner ...

    At Palmer Event Center, Exhibit Hall 1 (map)

  24. Tales from the Trenches: Case Studies to

    at SXSW & Chinwag Present: Doing Business in the USA on Friday 8th March

    What’s the inside story? What worked? What didn’t? How much did it cost? How long did it take? What was the planning process? Big challenges breed tough questions. The best ...

    At Austin City Hall (map)

  25. Design Revolution to

    at Startup America LIVE at SXSW on Friday 8th March

    How the core of new startup innovation starts with a designer.

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Room 412 (Startup America) (map)

  26. Ted Shelton - Book Signing to

    Book/DVD signing on Friday 8th March

    Ted Shelton will appear at the SX Bookstore to sign copies of “Business Models for the Social Mobile Cloud: Transform Your Business Using Social Media, Mobile Internet, and Cloud Computing”. ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom D Foyer (map)

  27. The End of Your Life Book Club to

    Book Reading on Friday 8th March

    This is a new paradigm based on forming two-person book clubs as a way to help you become happier and more successful. This kind of club can also help you ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom G (map)

  28. Will Schwalbe - Book Signing to

    Book/DVD signing on Friday 8th March

    Will Schwalbe will appear at the South by Bookstore to sign copies of “THE END OF YOUR LIFE BOOK CLUB” (2012) following his Book Reading session. Will Schwalbe is the ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom D Foyer (map)

  29. #pathonly: Social's Shift Towards Real Privacy to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Friday 8th March

    Dave Morin and Path have always maintained that privacy controls should be simple and that your data always belongs to you. Discover why building privacy and control directly into a ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon FGH (map)

  30. Appy Awards Cocktail Party to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Friday 8th March

    The Appys honor extraordinary Applications on all platforms: mobile, social and web-based. The Appy Awards are unbiased to App's format, platform or device; instead we focus on the best apps ...

    At AT&T Conference Center, Salon C (map)

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