SXSW V2V PanelPicker Entry Deadline Exptended to April 11

Written by Christine Auten | Wednesday, Feb 5, 2014

Photo By SXSW V2V StaffGood news, everybody! The SXSW V2V PanelPicker entry deadline has been extended to Friday, April 11. You now have until April 11 to send us your panel, speaker, mentor and workshop proposals for this SXSW event in Las Vegas. Public voting and commenting will take place between April 21 and May 9, with the bulk of V2V programming announced on May 21.

For 2014, V2V is looking for advanced-level session ideas that speak to the entrepreneurial experience across many different industries. Whether the idea focuses on high tech, health, education, commerce, enterprise, manufacturing, or music, fashion, food, and film, V2V wants your programming ideas. For a better idea of what we're looking for, take a look at the programming themes listed below.

2014 SXSW V2V Programming Themes

Business Development and Strategy
These sessions and speakers will discuss business models, partnerships, branding/marketing/advertising/PR/media outreach, legal issues and concerns, as well as social business strategies.

Creativity and Inspiration
Talks in this theme will focus on creativity, artistic vision and inspiration, art for art's sake, performing arts, and new ideas.

Social and Cultural Impact
Sessions in this theme will cover topics like business for social good, and non-profits, gender and cultural challenges, workforce, hiring and managing talent, office organization and co-working, work-life balance and location.

This theme will encompass all forms of funding, including bootstrapping, crowd funding, VC and angel, finance and accelerator programs, grants and non-profit approaches.

Tech Development and Design
Sessions in this theme will highlight aspects of tech development and design, including crowdsourcing, hacker/maker/DIY approaches, the design process, and inspiration from other disciplines.

Policy and Regulation
These sessions will dig into the challenges with regulated industries, government support, policy, and reform.

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Teaser Photo By Marlon Jay Manuel