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SXSW Interactive 2014 Program Guide

SXSW Interactive 2014 Program Guide: Tomorrow Happens Here

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SXSW 2012 Interactive Festival | 107 SXSW 2014 Interactive Festival 107 Global Impact and Policy The emergence of new technologies and social networks has empowered people everywhere to cre- ate the change they'd like to see. Technology advancements have given new markets headway to undergo rapid growth and industrialization in technology related business arenas. These sessions will focus primarily on these topics, as well as activism, government, and sustainability. All Keynote sessions will be simulcast in all session rooms equipped with a projector. Venue Highlights THE BEACON LOUNGE (WITH A CONSCIENCE) Austin Convention Center, Room 8bc Play hard, do good. The Beacon Lounge is the hub for cause-loving geekerati at SXSW Interactive. HOME ROOMS Friday, March 7 through Monday, March 10 | Room 5abc 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. DIGITAL DOMAIN Saturday, March 8 through Tuesday, March 11 | Austin Suite Digital Domain was introduced in 2012 to address the exciting and unpredictable new directions that storytellers are taking in a constantly changing web environment. With an eye on the future, this section of the SXSW Convergence initiative explores web series, interactive documentaries, apps, rich media projects, data visualization and infographics, web-generated content and many other innovative avenues of creation. THE NEXT STEVE JOBS MAY BE FROM AFRICA Friday, March 7: 3:30pm | Room 9abc In Sub-Saharan Africa, there are over 650 million mobile phone subscribers. These mobile and wireless devices are spawning innovations in mobile banking, e-commerce, and health that are unthinkable in the West. Africa's youth are poised to drive the next technology advancements and "killer apps." Join some of Africa's top young technologists to discuss the future of technology in- novation in Africa. 4abc 12ab SX Bookstore SXXPress 11ab 13ab 17b PayPal Lounge 17a 6ab 7 5abc 10 c 16ab 15 Digital Domain 8a ACC Level 4 ACC Level 3 4 th Street Trinity Street East 1 st (Cesar Chavez) Street Red River Street 18abcd Ballroom E Ballroom F Ballroom D Getty Day Stage (Ballroom G) 10 ab 9 abc Beacon N Vuse Lounge Vuse Smoking Deck ANDRES MONROY- HERNANDEZ MEGAN KASHNER CARLA ECHEVARRIA JESSICA COLAƇO Level 3 GLOBAL IMPACT & POLICY AUSTIN CONVENTION CENTER, LEVEL 3: 500 EAST CESAR CHAVEZ STREET FESTIVAL SESSIONS

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