Friday 8th March 2013

  1. Appy Cocktail Party + Awards to

    on Friday 8th March

    The Appy Awards pays tribute to the world's best apps in every imaginable category. The cocktail party celebrates winning work of year and the growing App industry.

    At AT&T Conference Center (map)

  2. Art of Akira: About the Art That Made the Anime to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Friday 8th March

    For the past three years, The Art of Akira Exhibit has travelled the globe educating and entertaining fans with original cels, backgrounds and sketches from the legendary anime Akira. Exhibiting ...

    At Palmer Event Center, Room 1-2 (map)

  3. Awe-Inspiring Web Typography You Can Do Now to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Friday 8th March

    Typography on the web is going from strength to strength. All web browsers proudly boast their typographic capabilities as CSS 3 continues to evolve & stabilise. We've seen the arrival ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom A (map)

  4. Civic Hacking Meet Up to

    Meet Up on Friday 8th March

    Hackers are changing the world. Civic hackers are changing our government. They use open data and civic apps to create new ways to engage our government. Come meet with civic ...

    At SXSW Create, Create Meet Up Tent (map)

  5. Data & Gamification: Value to the Enterprise to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Friday 8th March

    Is Gamification fulfilling its promise and where is it taking us now? The buzz of gamification is still humming along, mainly because of its tantalizing promise: there are fairly obvious ...

    At Four Seasons, Four Seasons Ballroom (map)

  6. Dutch Fellows: Amsterdamned to

    on Friday 8th March

    Party on 77 Rainey Street with Dutch performances. www.dutchfellows.com

    At Lucille Bar (map)

  7. Female Orgasm: The Regenerative Human Technology to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Friday 8th March

    Female orgasm is vital for every woman and man on the planet. In a world where technology and social networks have increasingly replaced in-person interaction, female orgasm nourishes our fundamental ...

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

  8. Games R Art to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Friday 8th March

    Linear narratives and static written words no longer dominate communication. New forms of communication are fundamentally changing the way interactive media producers, including game developers, engage audiences. Success at communicating ...

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

  9. GoToMeeting Presents Happy Hour in 3D to

    on Friday 8th March

    Come “meet” up with fellow SXSW-goers and enjoy food, drinks and tunes courtesy of Austin's own DJ Mel…hosted by your friends from GoToMeeting.

    At The Ranch (map)

  10. Growing a Digital Business in Eastern Europe to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Friday 8th March

    Eastern Europe is the new digital Wild West - with amazing opportunities. Traditionally most entrepreneurs had to go to the US to make their digital dreams come true - with ...

    At Four Seasons, San Jacinto Ballroom (map)

  11. HACKATX Presented by T3 to

    on Friday 8th March

    Join T3 at HackATX, an all-night hackathon. Bragging rights are on the line – and cold, hard cash. Register here: http://hackatx.eventbrite.com/#

    At T3 HQ (map)

  12. How Side Gigs & Hobbies Can Help Your Career to

    Core Conversation on Friday 8th March

    In the span of about 4 months, I had the opportunity to start my own local business, was offered a modeling contract, got my foot in the door on an ...

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

  13. How to Be Interesting to

    Book Reading on Friday 8th March

    Combining fresh and pithy life lessons, often just a sentence or two, with deceptively simple diagrams and graphs, HOW TO BE INTERESTING is an inspiring guide that shows you how ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom G (map)

  14. How to Rank Better in Google & Bing to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Friday 8th March

    Building a web site doesn't guarantee that it will automatically be loved by search engines. Having some SEO (search engine optimization) savvy can be a big help. But SEO doesn't ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 18ABCD (map)

  15. Imitation as Innovation: Lessons from the Shanzhai to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Friday 8th March

    From watches, bags and shoes to touchscreen tablets, fast food and electric cars -- you can find thousands of knockoff brands in China. Large, highly coordinated networks of innovative companies ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 10AB (map)

  16. It's Reddit's Web. We Just Live In It to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Friday 8th March

    For many years, Reddit -- a site that allows people to post, vote on, and comment on links from around the Web -- was an also-ran news aggregator, a place ...

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

  17. Latinos y Mobile: A Silver Bullet? to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Friday 8th March

    As the numbers of Latinos in the US continues to grow, we have heard that mobile will solve the digital divide in empowering the Latino population but what does that ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 5ABC (map)

  18. Lean Forward & Back: Social Video Can Have It All to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Friday 8th March

    Can great technology and elegant UX solve the problem of how to fully engage audiences with online video while still providing a “lean back” viewing experience? Or are these two ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 12AB (map)

  19. Machinima & Rooster Teeth Present “Blood, Sweat, and Online Videos: How to Achieve the Digital Dream” to

    Gaming Expo on Friday 8th March

    SXSW GEEK Stage - So you want to create awesome YouTube video content, build out a massive channel with a huge following, and live happily ever after? Well, we can't ...

    At Palmer Event Center, Exhibit Hall 1 (map)

  20. Mobilizing Ingenuity to Strengthen Global Security to

    Featured Session on Friday 8th March

    As the nature of diplomacy has changed since the Cold War, the Department of State has embraced new tools and is reaching out to those behind these new tools. Rose ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon JK (map)

  21. Move Your Startup to Austin... For Free! to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Friday 8th March

    Meet 5 tech startups that have a clear path to being profitable on less than $1 million in funding. That doesn't mean they aren't big ideas, it just means they ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon ABC (map)

  22. NASA: Sharing Space to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Friday 8th March

    The nation's space agency has embraced the use of social media to reach out, engaging new audiences in new ways and giving people behind-the-scenes access to areas rarely seen by ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  23. Ninjaneering: Where Fine Art meets High Tech to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Friday 8th March

    As an exploration of the intersection of art and technology, the panel will present and discuss several large-scale sculptures that strongly leverage various forms of engineering. Consisting of a mix ...

    At Omni Downtown, Longhorn (map)

  24. Please Leave a Message to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Friday 8th March

    Catching consumers when they have time for us is becoming more complex. Now have to chase them around on their laptops, tablets and increasingly, their smart phones. As the screens ...

    At Wanderlust, Wanderlust (map)

  25. Quantified Year: 365 Days of Tracking Everything to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Friday 8th March

    365 days. Dozens of digital health devices, apps, blood draws and genetic testing. So why would anyone voluntarily commit to such a high-maintenance, tedious and occasionally painful lifestyle? To understand ...

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

  26. Sara Skinner performance to

    Gaming Expo on Friday 8th March

    Rockstar Rising booth 126

    At Palmer Event Center, Exhibit Hall 1 (map)

  27. Show Me the Money: Where to Find Funding to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Friday 8th March

    A panel discussion comprised of representatives from various non-traditional (i.e. not just angels and VC's) funding bodies, such as: Pharma/Healthcare Investment Arms, Health Tech Incubators, Health Innovation Challenges, etc.

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon D (map)

  28. Spreadable Media: Value, Meaning & Network Culture to

    Featured Session on Friday 8th March

    How can we better understand how content circulates within contemporary networked culture? The collective decisions people make about whether to pass along content are profoundly reshaping the media landscape. Many ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom EF (map)

  29. Teaching Cheetahs: Disruptive Education in Africa to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Friday 8th March

    The discussion will focus on bringing to light some of the innovative ideas being put into practice on the African continent to build leadership and management capacity thus enabling African ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 9ABC (map)

  30. Technology, Imagination & Exponential Thinking to

    Featured Session on Friday 8th March

    Today we live in a world where the exponential progression of technology is increasingly shrinking the lag time between what we can imagine and what we can create. We are ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)

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