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Saturday 9th March 2013

  1. The Hacker's Guide to the Galaxy to

    Featured Session on Saturday 9th March

    Don't panic: the next big science revolution isn't just for asteroid miners or CERN scientists. Just as science fiction has often shown the way to future inventions, the act of ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom EF (map)

  2. Design & Science: More Than a Pretty Picture to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Saturday 9th March

    Many people think of science as abstract and numerical. But most of science is remarkably visual. Design plays an important role in science communication, but it's more than just creating ...

    At Omni Downtown, Longhorn (map)

  3. Open Source Sex Science & the PSIgasm Project to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Saturday 9th March

    Our leading scientific institutions are failing to address sexuality with candor or rigor due to pressure from funding sources, journals, and cultural stigma. The resulting gaps in our collective understanding ...

    At Radisson Hotel & Suites Austin-Town Lake, Town Lake Ballroom (map)

  4. The Embodied Brain to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Saturday 9th March

    Studies have already proven the link between the body and mind. What is surprising is how powerful that link is. Embodied cognition, or how the body affects our brain, has ...

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

  5. Felice Frankel - Book Signng to

    Book/DVD signing on Saturday 9th March

    Felice C. Frankel is a research scientist in the Center of Materials Science and Engineering at MIT and a noted science photographer and expert in visual expression of scientific and ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom D Foyer (map)

Sunday 10th March 2013

  1. How To Think Like a Scientist & Save the World to

    Future15 on Sunday 10th March

    I'm an engineer. That doesn't just describe my training or my job description, it's who I am. I look at the world through a scientific, analytical lens, and when I ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Room 615AB (map)

  2. BBC Presents: Science of Storytelling to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Sunday 10th March

    This presentation by BBC reporter and video jouranlist Matt Danzico will discuss the neurological and evolutionary underpinnings of storytelling, i.e. what parts of the brain are affected when a narrative ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Austin Suite (map)

  3. The Art of Science Meet Up to

    Meet Up on Sunday 10th March

    We are fortunate to live in a time where there is a delicious wealth of scientific information available to us online. People now "like" scientists on Facebook, along with the ...

    At SXSW Create, Create Meet Up Tent (map)

Monday 11th March 2013

  1. Empowering Communities with Civic Science & Data to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Monday 11th March

    In a data driven world, how do individuals contribute? Do you question where your data comes from and who owns it? This panel will explore the recent surge of grassroots ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 9ABC (map)

  2. The 94 Elements Project to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Monday 11th March

    There are 94 naturally occurring elements, from hydrogen to plutonium. Their stories reveal the intimate details of our lives, our relationships with our natural resources, and the patterns of our ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Austin Suite (map)

  3. Stephen Wolfram - Book Signing to

    Book/DVD signing on Monday 11th March

    Stephen Wolfram will appear at the South by Bookstore to sign copies of “New Kind of Science”.

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom D Foyer (map)

  4. The Sweet Science Of Virality: You Are Bad At It to

    Core Conversation on Monday 11th March

    You are bad at Facebook. We are less bad at it than you. Also, the vast majority of your audience is probably on Facebook. (Unless you are Pinterest, but they ...

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

Tuesday 12th March 2013

  1. The Science of Marketing to

    Book Reading on Tuesday 12th March

    Billions of pieces of data, five years of research, and tens of thousands of readers and attendees in the making, The Science of Marketing will be the paramount presentation of ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom G (map)

  2. The Smile Epidemic to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Tuesday 12th March

    The Smile Epidemic session will teach us how to shift our limited attention, using an innovative, science-based social sharing tool that increases levels of happiness in individuals and organizations. Pro-athlete ...

    At Omni Downtown, Austin (map)