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SXSW 2008 Proposals


See SXSW Panel Picker list of Tantek's proposals.



  1. SXSW2008ProposalBodyOptimization based on BodyOptimization
    1. Accepted: see SXSW2008BodyOptimization.
  2. SXSW2008ProposalEffectiveMultitasking based on EffectiveMultitasking
  3. SXSW2008ProposalCommunicationProtocols based on CommunicationProtocols

Ideas / Draft Proposals

Singularity Preparation (need a better title)

Might prepare this if there is a "second round" of proposal submissions for SXSW 2008, and if they permit more than 3 panel submissions.


Source: ...

Panelists: ...

Summary: ...


  • What is the Singularity?
  • How does it impact me today, tomorrow, next year, 5 years, 10 years, 20 years, 40 years?
  • What can I do now, tomorrow, etc.
  • ...

Proposals from Others

Panel proposals from others that I may be involved in.

  • Portable Social Networks panel - by Brian Oberkirch


Panel Proposal Process 2007-07

read: http://2007.sxsw.com/blogs/ia.php/2007/05/31/panel_submission_process_for_sxsw

write proposals that answer the following questions:

  1. Do you Have the Time? Yes
  2. Who are You? In 50 words or less, please tell us who you are and why you are qualified to organize this session. Please also give us the best URL for us to link to on the Panel Picker. Tantek Çelik, independent. ... http://tantek.com/
  3. Tentative Title for the Session. Please limit this title to seven words or less. Catchy titles are always good.
  4. 50-Word Description. What is the focus of this session? Please make your description as specific as possible within this 50-word framework.
  5. Three Takeaways. In 50 words or less, list three information-points that attendees will learn from your session.
  6. Solo Presentation or Panel Format. Is this session a solo presentation (just you) or a panel (three or four speakers, plus a moderator)?
  7. Other Speakers for the Session. If this proposal is intended to be a panel, who are other potential speakers you would want to include on the panel? Please try to be realistic with your answer -- although realize this is a blue-sky type question (and you do not need to have formally confirmed these names at this stage of the game).
  8. Beginner, Intermediate or Advanced. What level of audience expertise on the given topic is this session geared to? (Submissions that are geared to "all levels" will be marked as "Beginner" on the Panel Picker interface).
  9. Technical or Philosophical. Will this session focus on code and other technical matters? Or will it be geared more to philosophical ideas and concepts?
  10. Category of the Session. From the list of categories below, please select the one that most closely matches the focus of the session you have proposed. If none match your idea, please categorize as "miscellaneous."
    1. Business
    2. Content
    3. Design
    4. Gaming
    5. Joint Panel (issues applicable to the convergence of Interactive and Film)
    6. Marketing
    7. Mobile / Wireless
    8. Next Generation
    9. Programming
    10. Social
    11. Miscellaneous

email proposals to: interpanels at sxsw.com


see also

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