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Friday 8th March 2013

  1. 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)

  2. 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)

Saturday 9th March 2013

  1. Home Room to

    Meet Up on Saturday 9th 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 Austin Convention Center, Room 10AB (map)

  2. The Paradox of the Cloud to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Saturday 9th March

    The promise of the cloud is that our environmental impact is lighter as we move from physical to digital products and documents. However, our production of digital content is increasing ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 10AB (map)

  3. Energy Efficient, Smartphone Powered Data Centers to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Saturday 9th March

    The rise of content- and social-driven businesses such as Facebook, Google, Baidu and others is causing a shift in data center design. Using more open source and user-developed software, these ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 10AB (map)

  4. Unlocking Energy Data: The Green Button to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Saturday 9th March

    In early 2012, then-U.S. CTO Aneesh Chopra challenged utilities across the country to develop a “Green Button,” that provides detailed customer usage information available for download in a simple, standard ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 10AB (map)

  5. Hooking Up Happier: Design Insight from Grindr to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Saturday 9th March

    Grindr, the popular location-based app for men seeking men, started four years ago and now has a user base of five million. The service continues to grow at a rapid ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 10AB (map)

Sunday 10th March 2013

  1. A Movement Online to End Female Genital Cutting to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Sunday 10th March

    Three million girls a year in Africa alone are at risk of female genital cutting (FGC) and 140 million women worldwide live with the harmful consequences of this human rights ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 10AB (map)

  2. Ermahgerd: Cyberbullying to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Sunday 10th March

    Kristin and Dannielle, founders of the advice website and youth outreach organization Everyone Is Gay, will discuss the role of cyber bullying in our online communities and share stories from ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 10AB (map)

  3. The Athena Doctrine: Rise of Feminine Values to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Sunday 10th March

    The Athena Doctrine: How Women (and Men Who Think Like Them) Will Rule the Future. Japanese startups talk of combining “chikara” (power) and “ai,” (love), to succeed in a time ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 10AB (map)

  4. There's No Ambition Gap: Truth About Women in Tech to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Sunday 10th March

    Here are the problems with how closing the gender gap in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) is often approached: We tell girls to simply be more ambitious. But from ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 10AB (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 Austin Convention Center, Room 10AB (map)

  2. Digital Time Machines & the Future of Learning to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Monday 11th March

    3D experiences are pushing their way into the classroom as media-savvy students move from textbooks to digital experiences and the technologies they've grown up with. As the ultimate time machine, ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 10AB (map)

  3. The London Teenage Coder Riot to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Monday 11th March

    Jon's part of London was ransacked in 2011's riots, so what did he do on the event's anniversary? First thought: How do we teach the rioters a lesson? Instead, he ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 10AB (map)

  4. You Are Exposed - Current State of Online Security to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Monday 11th March

    This presentation will cover several pertinent topics regarding the state of online security, or lack thereof.

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 10AB (map)

  5. Policy, Privacy & the Technology of Sex Work to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Monday 11th March

    Sexual commerce has a history of driving technological innovation: porn and early camera adoption, porn and VHS, porn and high-speed internet demand... While sexual media often fuels technological growth, the ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 10AB (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 Austin Convention Center, Room 10AB (map)

  2. DJ Epistemology: Producing & Knowing to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Tuesday 12th March

    Artists, designers, developers, investors, entrepreneurs, and academics throw around the term “remix,” rarely considering what this indicates about changes in our epistemologies. Although originating with the rise of digital music ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 10AB (map)

  3. We Want Turtles! Giving Communities What They Want to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Tuesday 12th March

    In conversation with Leslie Wolke, Jake Barton, founder and principal of Local Projects will walk through the case study of "Change by Us," an open source application with its first ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 10AB (map)

  4. Digital Outcasts: The New Bootstrapping to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Tuesday 12th March

    The term “outcast” covers numerous demographic categories. It can represent the 54 million Americans currently living with a disability. It can refer to patients who live in isolation during long-term ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 10AB (map)