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Thursday Feb 26th, 2015

Discover Manchester's Latest Innovations at the MIDAS SX Global Connections Mixer

Written by Corinna Burford

Join our friends from MIDAS and the City of Manchester for ‘Manchester, UK: Come Create The Future’, on Monday, March 16.

As part of SXSW 2015’s SX Global Connections programming, this interactive networking mixer will include discussions on Manchester’s latest innovations and features delegates from leading digital and creative...

Thursday Feb 26th, 2015

SXSW Interactive Robot Petting Zoo Happens March 15th-17th

Written by Sonja Silkey

The 2015 SXSW Interactive Festival is hosting the event's first Robot Petting Zoo. The three-day session captures the world of robotics, highlighting the technologies past heroic actions and groundbreaking inventions by way of the Field Innovation Team (FIT)). The Robot Petting Zoo will grant viewers the ability to...

Thursday Feb 26th, 2015

SXSW Interactive Featured Session Speaker: Gary Vaynerchuk

Written by Sonja Silkey

Featured Sessions at the 2015 SXSW Interactive Festival showcase some of the world’s most innovative thinkers. Today’s installment of the Featured Session Feature focuses on Gary Vaynerchuk. At SXSW, catch his session *What It Really Takes to Win in Business on Saturday, March 14th at 3:30 at the Austin...

Wednesday Feb 25th, 2015

2015 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: A Million Medicis – Funding the content Revolution

Written by Megan Simpson

David Dylan Thomas believes that we've gotten so used to treating digital content like physical goods, that we've forgotten how different they are…and how unsustainable that business model can be. In his Core Conversation, A Million Medicis: Funding the content Revolution Thomas will explore new directions for content consumption...

Tuesday Feb 24th, 2015

Advance Your Cause and Career at the Social Good Hub

Written by Julie Yost

SXSW 2015's Social Good Hub presented by the United Nations Foundation unites attendees across Music, Film and Interactive around social innovation. From morning to night Monday, March 16 and Tuesday, March 17, the hub is packed with creative programming and special events that will foster new connections and collaborations...

Tuesday Feb 24th, 2015

2015 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Green Screen UX – Designing for Context

Written by Megan Simpson

Justin Smith of Atlanta, Georgia will take the stage at this year’s Festival with his solo presentation titled, Green Screen UX: Designing for Context. A Senior UX Architect at Cartoon Network, Smith aims to bring fun and interesting examples to his presentation. His session, about designing from a...