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SXSW Interactive 2015 Program Guide

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Driskill Hotel: 604 Brazos Street Saturday, March 14–Monday, March 16: 9:30am-6:00pm Rooms: Driskill Ballroom, Maximilian, Jim Hogg This three-day program of panels will host some of the food industry's most innovative thinkers. From those working on system-level, agricul- tural advancements to others changing the food startup and incubator landscape, we'll see it all. SouthBites connects academics, chefs and enthusiasts alike and together we'll look at a myriad of societal issues, all told through the lens of food. Theme Features SouthBites Trailer Park Friday, March 13 – Saturday, March 21: 11:00am-12:00am 604 Driskill Street Featuring a handpicked selection of some of the best rolling restau- rants around, the SouthBites Trailer Park celebrates the city's iconic food trailer culture in the heart of SXSW. Sample the gourmet selections of over a dozen locally and nationally renowned vendors and get your own taste of the vibrant culinary culture famed in Austin, TX. How Food and Drink Drive Urban Planning Today Matthew Goodrich, Richard Martin, Tyler Niess, Sean Brock Saturday, March 14 // 5:00pm // Driskill Ballroom The most consistent recipe for a successful real estate development or neighborhood makeover calls for a culinary ingredient. That's why chefs and restaurateurs are increasingly involved in new hotel, condo and urban renewal projects. It'll be big business in 2015, with food halls and cocktail concepts making an impact from LA to Texas to New York. Building A Better Breakfast Andrew Zimmern, Jane Black, Josh Tertrick, Samir Kaul Sunday, March 15 // 12:30pm // Driskill Ballroom How will we have enough food in 2050? We'll discuss from three dif- ferent perspectives, moderated by writer, Jane Black: First, celebrity chef and star of Bizarre Foods, Andrew Zimmern, second, Samir Kaul, partner at Khosla Ventures, a VC firm known for investments in this space, and third, Josh Tetrick, CEO/Founder of Hampton Creek, a tech company using plants to improve food on a global scale. Changing the World Through Food: A Love Story Eileen Chiarello, Michael Chiarello Sunday, March 15 // 3:30pm // Driskill Ballroom From building meaningful food experiences through his restaurants, wine and media to her latest venture, Barnraiser, Michael and Eileen Chiarello are on a mission to change the world through food. Join the Chiarellos for a candid conversation about how love shaped their commitment to flavor, farming and a sustainable food future. You Can't Sit with Us: Craft Beer Subculture Caroline Wallace, Josh Hare, Matt McGinnis, Christopher Sheppard Monday, March 16 // 5:00pm // Driskill Ballroom The spirit of craft beer was founded with the ideals of community and inclusion. Like many subcultures, it has developed elitist factions. Through the veil of internet anonymity, an uprising of negativity has overtaken the culture, causing a shift in the perception of craft beer. A panel of experts in the craft beer industry discuss the effects of elitism amongst craft beer lovers. Driskill Ballroom Maximilian Room Jim Hogg Parlor Sixth Street Balcony Brazos Street Balcony Brazos Street East 7 th Street East 6 th Street Level 2 FOOD & EXPERIENTIAL DINING FESTIVAL SESSIONS SXSW 2015 Interactive Festival 129 Eileen Chiarello Josh Tetrick Jane Black Andrew Zimmern

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