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SXSW Interactive 2015 Program Guide

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ACC, Levels 1 and 4: 500 East Cesar Chavez Street Rooms: Ballroom A, Exhibit Hall 5, Ballroom D JW Marriott, 4 th Floor: 110 East 2 nd Street Room: Salon 5–6 Featured Sessions highlight the masterminds behind the innovations of our future and offer a platform to share their mind-expanding ideas and principles on the big stage. These talks range in topic and theme to offer diverse backgrounds and perspectives, but one thread remains consistent across the board – when you're in these rooms, you're going to have your mind blown. Theme Features This theme represents top voices from across our programming and ideas represented at SXSW Interactive. Examples of tracks represented include SXsports, SXstyle, SXSW Gaming and SouthBites. The Personal Side of Robots Cynthia Breazeal Friday, March 13 // 5:00pm // ACC: Exhibit Hall 5 Social robots interact with people in an interpersonal way to support the socio-affective dimension of human experience and positively impact human behavior, attitudes and performance. Beyond physical tasks, such robots can empower us on a deeper human level. Life with robots…more than you think. From Siberia to Millions of Users Deena Varshavskaya, Tim Ferriss Saturday, March 14 // 3:30pm // JW Marriott: Salon 5–6 Deena Varshavskaya is a Siberian-born college dropout who closed funding as a solo founder after 40 rejections. Today, Wanelo is a mall curated by millions for finding and purchasing from over 350K stores around the world. In this interview with author Tim Ferriss, she discusses being a female founder and building for the long tail of commerce. Extreme Bionics: The End of Disability Hugh Herr Sunday, March 15 // 11:00am // ACC: Exhibit Hall 5 Hugh Herr, Co-Director of the Center for Extreme Bionics at MIT Media Lab, showcases revolutionary prosthetics and exoskeletons that enable natural movement. Learn how Herr's extreme bionics remove barriers to human potential and help extinguish social divides between man and machine. Part of the IEEE Future ID Series. Confronting Injustice Bryan Stevenson Sunday, March 15 // 11:00am // ACC: Ballroom D America has the largest prison population in the world – and the criminal justice system that puts people in these prisons is broken. Excessive pun- ishment and abuse are widespread and the collateral consequences are devastating lives and communities. An inspiring and unflinchingly honest speaker, Bryan Stevenson talks about defending some of America's most rejected and marginalized people. 408-409 402-403 401 Lounge 405 407 404 Salon 1 Salon 2 Salon 3 Salon 4 Salon 5-6 Salon 7 Salon 8 406 GR East 2 nd Street Brazos Street North Congress Avenue J W G R A N D B A L L R O O M 4th Floor MAP KEY Escalator Restroom Elevator Stairs N Keynotes & Featured Sessions N Rotunda Exhibit Halls 3 & 4 Exhibit Hall 5 Exhibit Hall 2 Exhibit Hall 1 Atrium Palazzo Ballroom C Ballroom A Ballroom B Hotel Shuttles Festival Shuttles Trinity Street Red River Street East Cesar Chavez (1 st ) Street East 4 th Street Vimeo Theatre Friday 3/13 – Saturday 3/21 Registration & Badge Pick-Up Trade Show Sunday 3/15 – Wednesday 3/18 Filmakers' Lounge PBS Lounge Circus Mashimus Miller Lite Lounge Philips Lounge Esurance Lounge Mazda Lounge McDonalds Lounge Capital One Lounge 4abc 6ab 7 5abc 10c Austin Suite Lounge 8a 8bc 10 ab 9 abc Atrium Palazzo 12ab SXXPress 11ab 13ab 14 17b 17a 16ab 15 19ab Lounge Ballroom F Ballroom G Ballroom E Ballroom D 18abcd Trinity Street Red River Street East Cesar Chavez (1 st ) Street East 4 th Street ACC Level 4 ACC Level 3 SX Bookstore Day Stage N Bryan Stevenson Hugh Herr Deena Varshavskaya Cynthia Breazeal KEYNOTE & FEATURED SESSIONS 68 SXSW 2015 Interactive Festival INTERACTIVE EVENTS

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