It’s hard to believe that we are already talking about SXSW, but time to get on it. Panels were proposed in the summer and have been on review for community voting for the past few weeks. Perusing the PanelPicker is always a great way to gain a sense of current and important topics and a preview of what might be appearing at the conference in March. Voting is about to close, just extended through the weekend deadline of Sunday, Sept. 7, so take a look. There are more than 3000 ideas out there for Interactive alone!
As you might know, I lead a group of TXST students to SXSW each year with the SXTXState.com project. In the past couple years, a requirement of the course is to develop a proposal for a panel of your own. It’s a wonderful circle of life to watch students go from SXSW newbie to immersed attendee to appearing on their own panel in the course of a year. Last year, two of the students had panels selected.
I hope you will take a look at the proposals from TXST students and faculty for the 2015 conference. We could use your votes and comments. Comments would really be appreciated. It’s easy to do, once you are logged in on the site.
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