sxswi 2011: what not to miss

The wildfires are spreading. The meek are scattering. And the rest of us are getting ready for SXSWi!¬†tho my beloved sister-of-mayhem Laurie Ruettimann will not be there ūüôĀ ¬†this festival of fun and enlightenment in austin is sure to be gnarly. why? i planned it that way.¬†¬†i am going for work to manage an event and will be staying a few extra days to soak up wisdom and bitchin’-ness.¬†Below is a very abridged version of the events I am definitely going to be checking out. Hope to see you there too, bro. There‚Äôs my life. Deal with it.


2 pm: SXSWi Featured¬†Keynote: SCVNGR’s Seth Priebatsch All The World’s a Game http://schedule.sxsw.com/events/event_IAP000325

SUNDAY March 13

10 am: Book reading by grad school friend @markbriggsР Newstopia: The New Business Models For News

6 pm: CNET’S BUZZ OUT LOUD // CHAOS PARTY @ Cedar Street

Tech mavens Molly Wood and Brian Tong will broadcast their SXSWi Edition of Buzz Out Loud live from the Cedar Street Courtyard. They’ll also interview Brett Ratner, EP of the new CBS show, CHAOS, along with stars Freddy Rodriguez and Tim Blake Nelson. You can get the deets and RSVP at ¬†http://cnet.eventbrite.com/ It’s gonna be a rodeo!

MONDAY March 14

9:30 am Yoga with blogger (and now real life too) bud,  Christa: http://schedule.sxsw.com/events/event_IAP000408

11 am Panel by colleague Marcelo Guerra The Future of Storytelling: DEXTER Fans Play Killer

TUESDAY March 15

5 pm: Panel by blogger and real life bud, @christanyc: “Taming the Monkey Mind: Yoga and Creative Focus.”¬†http://schedule.sxsw.com/events/event_IAP5627

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  • Thanks for the kind shout outs, Col! I’m going to get to your friends’ sessions and added myself to the Chaos waitlist. Looking forward to hanging in Austin. Woohoo!

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