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Friday 8th March 2013

  1. Health 2.0 Code-a-Thon to

    Workshops on Friday 8th March

    Health 2.0's SXSW Code-a-thon is a coding competition designed around building new applications and tools to foster health and wellness. Join fellow developers, designers, health care professionals, and entrepreneurs for ...

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

  2. Social Health Startup Bootcamp:Investing in Health to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Friday 8th March

    Social Health Startup Bootcamp (#SXSHbooty): Following on the success of the 2012 bootcamp, join us for another year of education, inspiration, and funding advice for (social) health tech startups. Learn ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon D (map)

  3. 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)

  4. 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)

  5. The Comfy Chair! Are We Sitting Too Much? to

    Core Conversation on Friday 8th March

    I'll bet you're sitting in a chair while reading this. In fact, the time spent sitting in chairs (office desks, cars, trains, planes, movie theaters, eating) has increased substantially over ...

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

  6. Wellness Meet Up to

    Meet Up on Friday 8th March

    Enjoy some time with other mindful health practitioners, and get the details on what other wellness panels, presentations, and resources are available during SXSW. Bring your ideas for healthy living ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 8A (map)

Saturday 9th March 2013

  1. Digital Primitives: The Anthropology of Social to

    Core Conversation on Saturday 9th March

    From the beginning, the Internet has allowed patients and caregivers to create online communities that provide something offline communities cannot. In the case of rare genetic disorders, it is a ...

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

  2. The Innovation, Data & Health Care Ecosystem to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Saturday 9th March

    Believe it or not, the US Government has been leading innovation efforts at the intersection of health and information technology. Bryan Sivak, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' ...

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

  3. Reimagining Health, Technology & Design to

    Core Conversation on Saturday 9th March

    Future healthcare innovation success will be defined by the experience delivered to patients, caregivers, and physicians in hospitals, homes and at retail. New technologies such as mobile apps, wearable sensors, ...

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

  4. Who Owns the Data? Self-Tracking to Health 2.0 to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Saturday 9th March

    Privacy regulations were created with consumer protection in mind, but today consumers often feel as though their own health data is on lockdown. While the healthcare system is in the ...

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

  5. Contagious Content: Making Healthy Behavior Stick to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Saturday 9th March

    Health today is everyone's business. Industries, companies and individuals are shifting their perception of health from something to fix to something to encourage. Digital storytelling and content are uniquely positioned ...

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

  6. Doctors, Disasters & Smartphone Apps to

    Core Conversation on Saturday 9th March

    Scientists are predicting that climate change will increase the severity and frequency of natural disasters occurring on our planet, making the need for quick, easy, and smart resources to aid ...

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

  7. Your Desk Job Makes You Fat, Sick & Dead to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Saturday 9th March

    With the technology to support mobile workstyles and a remote workforce, why are any of us still caught in the quagmire of the daily commute to our deadly desks, and ...

    At Marriott Courtyard Austin Downtown/Convention Center, Rio Grande Ballroom (map)

Sunday 10th March 2013

  1. Digital Health Changes Everything to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Sunday 10th March

    Digital health is driving revolutionary change across the globe. Health systems are being turned upside down as consumers and healthcare professionals tap into the cloud, big data and EHRs. Traditional ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Room 400/402 (map)

  2. Health Hacker Meet Up to

    Meet Up on Sunday 10th March

    I would like to host a meetup of software developers, engineers and other who are interested in hacking healthcare.

    At Driskill Hotel, Maximilian (map)

  3. Information Overload & Health Decisions to

    Core Conversation on Sunday 10th March

    Illness is complicated. The tsunami of digital information currently available to most patients and caregivers doesn't always simplify decision making, but can often make it worse. Further, the new role ...

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

  4. mHealth: Take Two Apps & Call Me in the Morning to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Sunday 10th March

    The future of medicine is in your pocket. Show up for an hour and find out just how big this mHealth revolution is going to be! We'll talk about apps ...

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

  5. Health & Fitness Social Media Meet Up to

    Meet Up on Sunday 10th March

    Does your smart phone keep you on track with a fitness, healthy eating or weight loss program? What apps and social media tools do you love? Come chat with the ...

    At Driskill Hotel, Driskill Ballroom (map)

  6. Biology of Weight: What Men Need to Lose the Gut to

    Future15 on Sunday 10th March

    What if the biologic differences between men and women determined their body weight? Most of the recent rise in US obesity is in men; women have stayed stable. Men's average ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Room 616AB (map)

  7. Does Scale Matter in Healthcare? to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Sunday 10th March

    Can the small stuff scale in health? When many of our largest health care issues are systemic or policy driven, what's needed to truly transform our ecosystem and drive lasting ...

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

  8. When DIY Diets Go Digital to

    Core Conversation on Sunday 10th March

    DIY Diets are all the rage in the online space…tips once shared between friends are now broadcast to complete strangers online. From the Cabbage soup diet, to the Grapefruit diet, ...

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

  9. Wearing Your Health on Your Sleeve (Literally) to

    Future15 on Sunday 10th March

    Part of the problem in changing health and fitness habits comes from a lack of information about where you're going wrong. Did you burn 800 calories in spin class instead ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Room 616AB (map)

  10. How to Build a Social Network in Health to

    Future15 on Sunday 10th March

    There are three main qualities required to create a successful social network in health: trust, transparency, and meritocracy. The first element, trust, can be created by connecting people with trusted ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Room 616AB (map)

  11. Hacking Food & Health Research to

    Core Conversation on Sunday 10th March

    Technology is radically changing our ability to understand food preferences and how what we eat impacts our health. Traditionally, companies have relied on market and clinical research to develop products ...

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

  12. Sitting Will Kill You. Can Mobile Save Us? to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Sunday 10th March

    We all know the sad truth: the majority of working Americans are chained to their desks – namely, their computer screens – for eight hours per day and the “massive” ...

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

  13. Stem Cell Technology: Transforming Drug Discovery to

    Future15 on Sunday 10th March

    The current model of drug discovery is broken. Billions of dollars are wasted and it takes far too long to bring a drug to market. Research and development is dependent ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Room 616AB (map)

Monday 11th March 2013

  1. The Next Frontier for Digital Health to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Monday 11th March

    Digital technology is transforming how we connect and self-soothe our body in amazing ways starting first with the core of our system, the brain. The emergence of brainwave-enabled products that ...

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

  2. Sensor Technologies: The Future of Health? to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Monday 11th March

    Can you imagine a world in which all your physiologic parameters were measured, monitored, and managed in such a way that that you always maintained perfect health? That world may ...

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

  3. Hack You: The Human Body Is the Next Interface to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Monday 11th March

    Today's breakthroughs in “Bodytech” include a host of incredible innovations that will transform our bodies, communication, society -- even the human psyche. This provocative duo presentation, sponsored by IEEE, will ...

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

  4. How to Crowdsource Your Mental Health for Free to

    Core Conversation on Monday 11th March

    Last year there were more than 36,000 suicides in the U.S., and 90% of them had a diagnosable and treatable psychiatric disorder at the time of their death. The proposed ...

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