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Sunday 10th March 2013

  1. I Overthrew My Government... Now What? to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Sunday 10th March

    Social media's ability to organize & facilitate grassroots activism played a significant role in democratic change throughout the Middle East. But how is social media being used in the aftermath ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 9ABC (map)

Monday 11th March 2013

  1. Black Twitter Activism, Bigger Than Hip Hop to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Monday 11th March

    In the late 1980s, Public Enemy rapper and Internet aficionado Chuck D famously remarked that hip hop was like the “black CNN,” speaking on the “lower frequencies” cited in Ralph ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 9ABC (map)

  2. Online Activism Meet Up to

    Meet Up on Monday 11th March

    Join other movers and shakers in the Meet Up Pavilion to discuss social and digital media trends in advocacy and how these leaders use the web to mobilize their supporters.

    At Austin Convention Center, Meet Up Pavilion EH 3/4 (map)

  3. Power of Good: Activate Your Audience for a Cause to

    Next Stage on Monday 11th March

    How are we, as media-driven consumers, inspired by a cause or motivated towards social change? In this discussion Theo Ianuly and Geoff Stanfield of Gist Lab will bring together musician ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Next Stage EH 3/4 (map)

Tuesday 12th March 2013

  1. Cryptowars Déjà Vu: Controlling Exports of Tech to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Tuesday 12th March

    We now know that technology plays an important role in activism, allowing for ease of communication and the rallying of support, among other things. In the 2009 Iran protests and ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 9ABC (map)

  2. 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)

  3. Activists, Rockstars & Startups: Building Movements to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Tuesday 12th March

    Building new movements is a challenge common to the arts, social change and startup worlds. In each case, barriers to entrepreneurship have fallen dramatically, and as a result, the scarcest ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 12AB (map)

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