To make sure you get the most out of SXSW Interactive, we've changed the Trade Show days for SXSW. The new Trade Show days are now Sunday through Wednesday, March 10-13, 2013. The sights, sounds and stories that came out of the event last year showed us how much our converging audience appreciates the SXSW Trade Show. So, mark your calendars and be sure to get an inside look during the 2013 SXSW Trade Show.
Career-enhancing connections make the SXSW Interactive Festival so special to so many digital creatives. Come to Austin in March to connect yourself (or your company) to the new ideas, new technologies and new business opportunities that will shape the future, as well as game-changing insights from the world's most innovative thought-leaders. Registration for the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival opens the first week of August 2013 -- buy your badge early to take advantage of the lowest prices and the best selection of lodging.
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Hall of Fame is to recognize those trend-setters whose career accomplishments have paved the future of the new media industry. As with 2012 honoree Jeffrey Zeldman, Hall of Fame inductees are essential members of the Interactive community who have made numerous contributions to the underlying SXSW goals of creativity, innovation and inspiration.The goal of the SXSW Interactive Festival
For 2013, we are pleased to announce danah boyd as the second member of the SXSW Interactive Hall of Fame. boyd is a Senior Researcher at Microsoft Research, a Research Assistant Professor in Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University, a Fellow at Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet and Society, a Research Fellow of the Born This Way Foundation, and an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of New South Wales. Her research examines the intersection of technology, society, and youth culture. Currently, she's focused on privacy, youth practices and cruelty, and human trafficking. She co-authored Hanging Out, Messing Around, and Geeking Out: Kids Living and Learning with New Media. boyd is currently working on a new book titled, It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens.
Today, we are thrilled to announce all new extended-length workshop programming for the 2013 SXSW Interactive Festival. These workshops will be held at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center in state-of-the-art tiered classrooms. Below, please view the list of approximately 40 confirmed workshops (as organized by category), along with the industry expert who will be leading these powerful, information-rich sessions.
Whether you want to learn programming, responsive design, game development, or the basics of the startup world, there is a workshop for you! Other topics covered in these sessions range from legal and privacy issues to user experience to social media marketing. For 2013, these SXSW workshops will last either 2.5, 4, or 8 hours and will offer valuable, in-depth take-aways. All workshop participants will receive a unique SXSW Interactive Certificate of Completion.
Starting in January, registrants will be able to sign up in advance through
This gives you a couple more days to register for SXSW Accelerator, the event that provides an unparalleled showcase for companies from around the globe to present new online products and services. Conceived to showcase the internet's most cutting-edge creations before a live audience of industry professionals, venture capitalists, and tech trendsetters, SXSW Accelerator enables entrepreneurial visionaries to unveil their innovations one step ahead of the game. Participants can enter under the following categories: Innovative Web Technologies, Mobile Technologies, Health Technologies, Social Technologies, Entertainment and Gaming Technologies, and News Technologies. Music related entries must apply to the SXSW Music Accelerator session.
New! 2014 dates!
Interactive: March 7–11
Film: March 7–16
Music: March 11–16
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