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Here comes SXSW Interactive 2011

Austin-based SXSW Interactive Festival, happening March 11-15, 2011 – part of South By Southwest (SXSW) – has provided a first peek of its 2011 programming! Speaker highlights include keynotes by Christopher Poole, founder of 4Chan and Canvas; Blake Mycoskie, founder of TOMS Shoes; and closing remarks from Futurist and author Bruce Sterling.

In addition, SXSW Interactive Festival has announced the initial list of confirmed sessions for the 2011 SXSW Interactive Festival here. From augmented reality to entrepreneurial fails to mobile apps to web design, this preliminary batch of panels represents some of the most forward-thinking topics in emerging media today.

You can register here. Early bird registration ends Friday, September 24, 2010.

SXSW Interactive Awards
The SXSW Interactive Awards uncovers the best new digital work, from websites to web applications and beyond, while celebrating those who are building tomorrow’s online trends. Founded in 1997, this competition was initially known as the SXSW Web Awards. Learn more and enter your digital work here.

About SXSW Interactive Festival
The 18th annual SXSW Interactive Festival challenges you to envision the future of innovative technology. Featuring five days of compelling presentations from the brightest minds in emerging media and scores of exciting networking events hosted by industry leaders, SXSW Interactive offers an unbeatable line up of special programs showcasing the best new websites, digital projects, wireless applications, video games and startup ideas the community has to offer. Learn more here.


Caroline’s public relations background enables her to reach out to both seasoned and young entrepreneurs. Apart from helping industry organizations, and individual companies both in California and Singapore from 1994, Caroline also reaches out to the young, entrepreneurial community to guide them on marketing and public relations issues through her consultancy work. She is interested in mentorship, VC community, awards, and new ideas.

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