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Documenting Politics in the Trump Years

Description: As the Trump years begin and our politics seems unhinged to previous norms, what different

Mar 12, 2017
2:00pm – 3:00pm
in
Room 16AB
Our Bright, Jobless Future: Trump Policy vs AI

Description: Trump says he has a plan to bring jobs back to the United States, but what the country desperately … . "Crowdsourcing" and "Whiplash" author Jeff Howe discusses how Trump could turn an economic catastrophe to truly make America great again.

Mar 15, 2017
12:30pm – 1:30pm
in
Salon C
Head Fakes and Pivots: Trump Punks Silicon Valley

Description: on the tech leaders advising Trump. Expect a lively discussion with plenty of audience Q&A.

Mar 15, 2017
3:30pm – 4:30pm
in
Salon AB
How Will Trump Steer Car and Transportation Tech?

Description: suppliers are among the most heavily regulated U.S. industries. And with Trump and a Republican-dominated

Mar 16, 2017
12:30pm – 1:30pm
in
Salon AB
With Extreme Bias: Consuming Media in the Trump Era

Description: we share, and how the rules of the game are being rewritten during the Trump era. Welcome to the intersection of realtime news and our real lives.

Mar 16, 2017
11:00am – 12:00pm
in
Salon AB
CANCELLED: Trump Means Millennials Must Dive Into Politics

Description: Millennials will be disproportionately affected by Trump Administration policy, yet they have

Date TBA
Trump, China, and Trade Wars: Tech in the Trenches?

Description: 2017, so far: President Trump has called for 45% tariffs on goods imported from China; Xi Jinping

Mar 16, 2017
5:00pm – 6:00pm
in
Salon C
Immigration Reform in a Trump Era Meet Up

Description: Now well into Trump’s first 100 days in office, we’ve gotten a better idea of where immigration

Mar 12, 2017
11:00am – 12:00pm
in
Room 211-212
Raised by Krump

Description: "Raised by Krump" is a 22-minute documentary film that explores the Compton/South Central, Los … Angeles-born dance movement called “Krumping”, and the lives of some of the area’s most influential … and prolific dancers. "Raised by Krump" blends the art of movement, music, and personal interviews … that it creates. The film, directed by Swedish filmmaker Maceo Frost, focuses on how Krumping has helped

Documentary, Music
U.S. Premiere
Maceo Frost
Ridesharing Had a Seat at the Trump Table – But We Quit?

Description: the city back in May’16. What happened here in Austin? How is the State and Trump administration

Mar 15, 2017
2:00pm – 3:00pm
in
Salon C
Tech Advocates and Trump: Best Strategies So Far

Description: on getting through to Trump (and how this game-plan differs from what worked with the Obama White House).

Mar 16, 2017
3:30pm – 4:30pm
in
Salon C
The State of the Open Internet In the Age of Trump

Description: could shift with the unknowns of the Trump administration.

Mar 15, 2017
11:00am – 12:00pm
in
Salon AB
American Paradise

Description: tale, right out of Trump's America. Based on a true story, "American Paradise" is a story

Comedy, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Joe Talbot
Us and Them

Description: . In "Us and Them" he lays bare the inequality and anger that wrong footed the media and led to the shock events of Brexit and Trump’s victory.

Crime, Drama, Thriller
World Premiere
Joe Martin
Alex Lahey

Description: Me. From the attention-grabbing opening bars (those drums sound like an angry landlord thumping your

Presented by
Secretly Group
Indie Rock
Melbourne, VIC, AUSTRALIA
Immigration and Innovation: The Future of H-1B

Description: Following up on what he promised in his campaign, President Trump has begun to implement dramatic … companies to hire skilled workers. How will Trump’s policies and reforms impact the US tech

Mar 16, 2017
2:00pm – 3:00pm
in
Salon C
David Fahrenthold

Bio: David A. Fahrenthold is a reporter covering the Trump family and their business interests. He has

The Washington Post
Reporter
Pomo

Description: like BBC Radio 1, the Fader, Complex, Vice's THUMP and Noisey publications, Triple J, Earmilk

Presented by
BreakOut West
Funk
Vancouver, BC, CANADA
Samhita Mukhopadhyay

Bio: of the upcoming anthology, Nasty Women: Feminism, Resistance and Revolution in Trump's America out

Mic
Sr Editorial Dir
Virtual Reality: The Make It or Break It Years

Description: This panel will discuss the fledgling VR industry's next four years. Will the Trump Administration

Mar 16, 2017
12:30pm – 1:30pm
in
Salon C
Staying Human in the Age of Digital Reporting

Description: In the era of Trump, who tweeted what often counts as front page news. The news cycle is getting

Mar 11, 2017
12:30pm – 1:30pm
in
Half Step
Presented by
Choose San Antonio
Good Night & Good Luck: Media in Election Years

Description: a presidential candidate (Trump) actually blacklisted media critical of his campaign, as publications

Mar 12, 2017
3:30pm – 4:30pm
in
Texas Ballroom 5-7
Pastel Ghost

Description: over chilly synth hooks and thumping drum beats, creating tracks so infectious, they can lure even

Presented by
SXSW FREE Spotlight Showcase!!! w/ Guest Pass
Synthpop
Brooklyn, NY
Brodka

Description: and hearts thumping, but the broken-clockworks electronics of the stunning “Haiti” got

Alternative
Warsaw, POLAND
Neha Gandhi

Bio: , but her favorite byline of all time remains an interview with Donald Trump, from her first internship

Refinery29
SVP Content Strategy & Innovation
Walker Lukens

Description: , meditating on his songs. He’s somewhere past hangry. He could use a steak. He’s pumping and thumping

Presented by
Modern Outsider
Alternative
Austin, TX
A Post-Truth World? Nope – We Can Fight Fake News

Description: The pope endorsed Donald Trump. California lawmakers legalized child prostitution. Mike Pence

Mar 13, 2017
11:00am – 12:00pm
in
Texas Ballroom 5-7
Casper Skulls

Description: in correspondence between the two reproduced in Hell’s memoir “I Dreamed I Was a Very Clean Tramp,” letters from

Post-Punk
Toronto, ON, CANADA
The Celebrity (Activist) Industrial Complex

Description: history. However, in the post-Women's March Trump era, this moment feels like a unique time to ask: Do

Embrace Digital Disruption to Reinvent Healthcare

Description: , consumer expectations have continued to shift. We live in a world where convenience trumps all, and most

Mar 13, 2017
9:30am – 10:30am
in
Room 8ABC
Presented by
Baylor Scott & White Health
Unprecedented: The Election That Changed Everything

Description: , resulting in an unexpected victory for Donald Trump, Americans are left to consider the election

Mar 10, 2017
3:30pm – 4:30pm
in
Ballroom D
ENCORE: Blockchain Opportunities Abound: The Next Four Years!

Description: multiple sectors (boosting GDP and overall economic growth by double digits) especially as the Trump

Mar 15, 2017
2:00pm – 3:00pm
in
Salon H
How Filter Bubbles Affect Media and Elections

Description: showed the popularity of Trump and the rise of a plethora of news sources outside of the mainstream

Mar 16, 2017
12:30pm – 1:30pm
in
Salon FG
Blockchain Opportunities Abound: The Next Four Years!

Description: multiple sectors (boosting GDP and overall economic growth by double digits) especially as the Trump

Mar 15, 2017
11:00am – 12:00pm
in
Salon C
Is Big Data Destroying the US Political System?

Description: and Trump becoming president, we got it wrong. But lost in the debate over whether the data was good

Mar 14, 2017
5:00pm – 6:00pm
in
Texas Ballroom 5-7
Echo Chambers: Healing Our Social Media Algorithms

Description: the posturing of Trump, to Brexit, to Gamergate. It's time social media platforms took responsibility

Mar 11, 2017
11:00am – 12:00pm
in
Texas Ballroom 5-7
20 Years of Data: The Heartbeat of the Internet

Description: of the iPhone, the 2016 presidential election of Donald Trump. What other findings could be uncovered

Mar 11, 2017
9:30am – 10:30am
in
Zilker Ballroom 1
Ho99o9

Description: of Linden New Jersey. Jean knew when Trump’s future fuc boi and every other neo-con said “small government

Presented by
IHEARTCOMIX - FREE w/ Guest Pass
Punk
Newark, CA
Deltatron

Description: ). His music has been reviewed in blogs like Noisey, Thump (Vice), Fader, Generation Bass, Remezcla, Nu

Presented by
Sounds from Peru
Tropical
Lima, PERU
ACLU x Heard Present Unite - Concert for Social Justice

Description: As of late, the Trump administration poses the single greatest threat to civil liberties, civil

Mar 17, 2017
12:00pm – 5:00pm
in
Empire Control Room
The Messy Truth with Van Jones

Description: of opportunity. His #LoveArmy has become a broad movement for justice in the Trump era.

Mar 10, 2017
5:00pm – 6:00pm
in
Ballroom D
Imaginary Tricks

Description: Imaginary Tricks takes an experimental approach to delivering a familiar thump. It’s a heartbeat

Presented by
Friendship Fever
Avant / Experimental
Brooklyn, NY
Making News Actionable

Description: on it, is at a fevered pitch since the election of Donald Trump. You can see it on social media, when people

Mar 16, 2017
3:30pm – 4:30pm
in
Salon FG
Why Tech Must Lead on Diversity and Inclusion Now

Description: Valley. Eight years later, Trump used tech in a much different way to win the electoral college

Mar 15, 2017
3:30pm – 4:30pm
in
Salon C
Chuck Todd

Bio: Trump’s presidency as legitimate to asking Wall Street Journal’s editor-in-chief about characterizing … President Trump’s untrue statements as “lies,” his interviews and deep-sourced reporting consistently

NBC News
Political Dir & Moderator of "Meet the Press"
Trine Tsouderos

Bio: immersed in all things healthcare and Trump since Nov. 9. Before coming to PwC four years ago, I

PwC
Health Research Institute Managing Editor