Interactive 2014

SXSW Interactive 2014 Program Guide

SXSW Interactive 2014 Program Guide: Tomorrow Happens Here

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SXSW 2012 Interactive Festival | 149 SXSW 2014 Interactive Festival 149 Work and Career In a virtual world where your local coffee shop may double as your workplace, the future of work is always in flux. You won't want to miss these lively discussions on managing decentralized organizations, winning the war for talent and answering the age-old question of whether we really can have it all. All Keynote sessions will be simulcast in all session rooms equipped with a projector. Venue Highlights HOME ROOMS Friday, March 7 - Monday, March 10 | Brazos Part SXSW program information, part meet up. Learn how to get the most out of your day and your badge from SXSW Insiders. Get insight and guidance about the day's schedule and events. Bring your questions, and share your experiences as you network. Check online schedule for exact times. MILLENNIALS AS SUPERVISORS: STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS Friday, March 7: 3:30pm | Rio Grande Ballroom The Millennial generation, those born between 1980-2000, is moving into manager and leadership positions rapidly with a desire to excel. They have a workplace style that is vastly different than their predecessors. Learn how Millennial workers make successful transitions into a leadership or super- visory position by using their talents and strengths. Understand what types of training and men- torship to give this generation of leaders so they are more productive and engaged in their work. MAKE YOURSELF THE HAPPIEST PERSON ON EARTH Saturday, March 8: 12:30pm | Rio Grande Ballroom Chade-Meng Tan's popular course at Google, 'Search Inside Yourself,' was designed to transform the work and lives of the company's employees. In this talk, the best-selling author will discuss practical methods for employing mindfulness and emotional intelligence to achieve greater per- sonal and professional success, happiness, and world peace. 37 PRACTICAL TIPS TO HELP YOU WRITE & SPEAK BETTER Sunday, March 9: 3:30pm | Brazos Sarada Peri and Andy Barr, two Washington-based speechwriters who helped to run the speech- writing boiler room at the 2012 Democratic National Convention, will teach you some of the most valuable—and wildly practical—lessons they've learned about planning, writing, editing, and deliv- ering great speeches. At the end of the hour, attendees will be armed with 37 insanely practical tips, from the most important key on a keyboard to the least useful words in the English language— tips that will help you become more confident (and more effective!) writers and speakers. Brazos Guadalupe Room Board Room Rio Grande Ballroom Pecos Room N 4 th Street Trinity Street San Jacinto Blvd CHADE-MENG TAN JENNIFER SELKE SARADA PERI MICHAEL LAZEROW Level 2 WORK & CAREER COURTYARD MARRIOTT: 300 E 4TH STREET FESTIVAL SESSIONS - - V2V PANELPICKER THE COMMUNITY MAKES IT From entering programming proposals, commenting and voting on those ideas, and highlighting important topics and trends, the online community shapes SXSW V2V through participation in the PanelPicker process. SXSW V2V is now accepting your d n a p o h s k r o w , n o i s s e s r o t n e m , r e k a e p s panel proposals through Friday, April 11. SXSWV2V.COM/PANELPICKER V2VENTURE 2014 GET A PEEK AT THE NEXT BIG THING Now through April 11, innovative startups can enter their projects for a chance to square off in Las Vegas during the all-day live pitch competition scheduled for July 16, 2014 at The Cosmopolitan. Five finalists in each of five entry categories will take the stage in front of a live audience, and a panel of expert judges. SXSWV2V.COM/V2VENTURE EARLIER DATES IN 2014 JULY 13–16 SXSW V2V ignites Las Vegas with four days of informative sessions, inspirational speakers, great networking oppor tunities, a startup pitch competition, hands-on workshops, mentoring sessions, music, film and more. Activities for the 2014 event will take place Sunday, July 13 through Wednes day, July 16, 2014. SXSWV2V.COM/ATTEND SXSWV2V.COM

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