SXSWORLD November 2014


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8 S X S W o r l d | N O V E M B E R 2 0 1 4 | S X S W. C O M Convergence & SXsports Sessions Announced SXSW Convergence offers you a bonus learning & networking opportunity you'll only find at SXSW. Trailblazing a range of topics that straddle the cultural and technological intersection at the heart of SXSW, Convergence programming is open to more than one badge type and includes the pop- ular SXsports, Future of TV and Digital Domain tracks, just to name a few. For more session details, visit Newly located at the Four Seasons Hotel from Friday, March 13 - Sunday, March 15, SXsports 2015 sessions will include speakers like Cam Newton, Megan Rapinoe, Rich Eisen, and sessions such as "Tech That's Changing Sports and Building Empathy," "Does Playing Sports = Brain Damage?", "The Business of Preparing Potential NFL Draftees" plus much more. Stay up to date with all things SXsports at The Future of TV track will follow on Monday, March 16 and Tuesday, March 17, also at the Four Seasons. This new programming will tackle the ever-changing landscape from the creativity of the content to the eco- nomic implications of content consumption, in such events as "Game of Thrones: Creating an Immersive Experience," "Breaking the Fourth Wall in the Digital Age," and "The Future of Concerts on TV," among others. The Digital Domain returns to the Austin Suite in the Austin Convention Center from Saturday, March 14 - Tuesday, March 17. Explore how innova- tors are using technology to investigate narrative storytelling. Announced sessions include "Tool-Kit for Crafting an Interactive Documentary" and "Doing It in Public: BLEs and Modern Storytelling." To submit your programming proposal, head to Submission deadline is Friday December 12. Announcing the Expanded Digital Music Lounge The Digital Music Lounge will host groundbreaking new apps, social media platforms, online music retail, artist monetization platforms and more. This 1,000 square foot space, located in the Trade Show (March 15-18), will be where music and digital technologies converge at SXSW 2015. SXSW Interactive Workshop Programming grows, moves to JW Marriott Workshops at SXSW Interactive narrowly focus on a specific topic or skill set and vary in duration depending on the subject matter and the degree of complexity. Due to growing demand, we're increasing the number of offered sessions and moving them to a more centralized location, along- side Design & Development sessions on the 3rd floor of the newly-built JW Marriott (110 E 2nd St): C O U R T E S Y O F N F L C a m N ew to n

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