Next Friday (July 26) is the deadline for submissions to the SXSW Interactive PanelPicker and SXSW Interactive Scholarship. Do you have your entries ready?
WHY THIS IS IMPORTANT: PanelPicker Shapes the SXSW 2014 Agenda
Submit your PanelPicker Proposal (Deadline: Next Friday – July 26, 2013)
Presenters get a FREE badge, so put on your thinking cap and put together an innovative program concept. Here are five tips for you. First, read the PanelPicker FAQ – it has exactly what the judges look for. Second, think of emerging trends and how they impact a niche industry. Third, solo and duo presentations rate the best – so find a co-presenter or go solo. Fourth, craft a catchy title, clear proposal, and include video/slideshare links to demonstrate your chops. Submit your proposal by starting here.
WHY THIS IS IMPORTANT: You Can Win a Free Badge
Submit a SXSW Interactive Scholarship (Deadline: Next Friday – July 26, 2013)
Now in its fifth year, the SXSW Interactive Scholarship program gives people a chance to write about people who do good and get a FREE badge. All you have to do is submit an essay (300 words or less) about someone you know who is using technology to help their community. The five winning essay writers will each win a FREE badge for themselves and a second FREE badge for the subject of the essay. All the details here.