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Friday 8th March 2013

  1. Voto Latino and National Voter Registration Day to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Friday 8th March

    In 2008, at least 6 million Americans didn't vote because they missed or didn't know their voter registration deadline. In 2012, the first-ever National Voter Registration Day set out to ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 6AB (map)

Saturday 9th March 2013

  1. Democracy Games: Civics for the Digital Age? to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Saturday 9th March

    Peter Sagal of NPR's "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!" and host of new PBS series, Constitution USA, leads a “Wait Wait” style conversation on reinvigorating dreaded civics lessons through gaming. ...

    At Hyatt Regency Austin, Texas Ballroom 1-4 (map)

  2. Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera - Book Signing to

    Book/DVD signing on Saturday 9th March

    Guadalupe Correa Cabrera will appear at the South by Bookstore to sign copies of “Democracy in "Two Mexicos": Political Institutions in Oaxaca and Nuevo León” following her Book Reading session. ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom D Foyer (map)

  3. The Global Fight to Democratize Access to Capital to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Saturday 9th March

    A global fight is currently underway to democratize access to capital for entrepreneurs. With over half of the world population engaged in self-generated work, the outcome of this is critical. ...

    At Four Seasons, Four Seasons Ballroom (map)

Sunday 10th March 2013

  1. Big Data Democracy: The Rise of Analytics to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Sunday 10th March

    You've all heard about the role of "big data" in this year's race to the White House. From Nate Silver's models to Obama's project Narwhal, the 2012 Presidential election abandoned ...

    At Wanderlust, Wanderlust (map)

  2. 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)

  3. New Standards for a New Era of Journalism to

    Featured Session on Sunday 10th March

    Trust in traditional news sources is at an all-time low. Trust in new start-up newsrooms is even lower. Why is this? Craig Newmark (yes, that Craig Newmark) and Kelly McBride ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon FGH (map)

Tuesday 12th March 2013

  1. Engaging Government for Fun, Profit & Meaning to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Tuesday 12th March

    The opening of government has already yielded new tools that can help citizens to start their own businesses and engage in successful projects, while helping the government and the market ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 5ABC (map)