Tentative List of SXSW Panels by Black People in Technology ============================================= I N S T R U C T I O N S Step 1: Go to http://panelpicker.sxsw.com. Step 2: If you don't have an account, create one -- it takes about 2 minutes. Step 3: Log into the PanelPicker. Step 4: Vote and comment on the panels you like! Please comment -- don't just vote. Comments are very important and show SXSW that people are interested in these topics! ============================================= Here's a list of the panels proposed by Black people in technology. This list is in no particular order, and will be updated as I receive PanelPicker links. ============================================= U P D A T E Panels with an asterisk (*) have been selected for inclusion for SXSW 2011. Find out more information here: http://sxsw.com/interactive/talks/sessions ============================================= (*) "What Comic Books Can Teach Mobile Application Designers" from Anjuan Simmons, Adverlyze http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/6840 (*) "Augmented Reality for Marketers: Future of Consumer Interactions" from Lynne Johnson, Advertising Research Foundation http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/6340 (*) "Death of the Relational Database" from Hank Williams, Kloudshare http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/7389 (*) "People Power: Leveraging Personal Stories to Build Influence" from Samhita Mukhopadhyay, Feministing.com http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/7037 (*) "The Elevation of Black Women in New Media" from Deanna Sutton, Sutton New Media LLC http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/5379 (*) "Tech Power to the People! Digital Community Engagement" from Latoya Peterson, Racialicious.com http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/6381 (*) "Social Media and the NBA: Where It's @" from Tariq Ahmad, Smarter Brothers LLC http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/8327 (*) "What The Government Can Learn From Amazon" from Adria Richards, ButYoureAGirl.com http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/7914 (*) "100% Viable, 1% Visible - Minority New Media Entrepreneurs" from Kiratiana Freelon, Kiratiana Travels http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/7945 (*) "Design Blogs vs Mags, Who's Launching Careers?" from Tina Shoulders, Laidback http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/8040 (*) "Open Wide: New Models for Public Media" from Jacquie Jones, National Black Programming Consortium http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/6927 (*) "How to Ensure a Diverse Tech Event" from Erica Mauter, swirlspice.com http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/7861 "Blogging & Social Media for Niche Audiences" from J. Smith, jbrotherlove http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/7875 "Exploring Lack of Diversity In the Technology Industry" from Wayne Sutton, SocialWayne.com http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/7939 "Die Laughing So Your Brand Can Live" from Luvvie Ajayi, Awesomely Luvvie http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/7954 "Cybercrusading for Women : Rings We Will Not Kiss" from Gina McCauley, Blogging While Brown http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/7640 "Hater Blocking 101: Your Blog, Your Rules" from Panama Jackson, Very Smart Brothas http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/5815 "In Living Color: Branding & Marketing to Urban Audiences" from Marco Hansell, TwtMob http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/5574 "You're Not Obama: Effectively Using Tech for Campaigns" from Maurice Cherry, 3eighteen media http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/7578 "Ten Sexy Skills for Project Success" from Denise Jacobs, PapillonEffect Consulting http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/6313 "The Cost, Commitment, & Satisfaction of Starting a Blog" from Jayson Flint, PinTECH Systems http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/7832 "Where Are The Black Men Techs?" from Jay F. Hicks, Raffinité Interactive Web http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/7981 "From Mules to Social Butterflies: Black & Female Online" from Thembisa Mshaka, SEEIT Live, Inc. http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/5785 "Whiteness on the Web: Racism or Culture?" from Joel Dreyfuss, The Root http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/5909 "Who’s Got Next? Diversity In Educational Gaming" from Kevin Clark, George Mason University http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/6126 "Buy Africa: How Media and Design Shapes Africa" from G. Kofi Annan, Annansi http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/7917 "The Hip-Hop Word Count: A Searchable Rap Almanac" from Tahir Hemphill, THm http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/7881 "What Steve Jobs Can Teach Us About Engagement" from Faith Dow, Acts Of Faith Media Group http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/6899 "OMG! Ur Prof is Tweeting Science" from Danielle Lee, University Of Missouri - St. Louis http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/6097 "Race, Sex and Blogging: Limits and Possibilities" from Renina Jarmon, New Model Minority http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/7724 "Social Media: The Pink Collar Ghetto of Tech?" from Keidra Chaney, The Learned Fangirl http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/5430 "Lifecycles Tech & Society: Is 14yr Olds too Old?" from Shireen Mitchell, Women Wired In/Digital Sisters Inc. http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/7882 =============================================