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Smart Canadians at SXSW Interactive 2013

Smart Canadians at SXSW Interactive 2013


The Consulate General of Canada in Dallas will organize a lounge space to feature Canada’s entrepreneurs, big thinkers and notable doers in the digital interactive industry.   Sponsors will contribute to an engaging and social environment with scheduled programming, entertainment, networking sessions and to facilitating 1-to-1 connections with SXSW participants.


The 2013 SXSW Interactive Festival is scheduled for March 8-12.  As in years past, the Interactive Festival runs from Friday to Tuesday and it will feature panel presentations and keynote talks highlighting emerging technology, digital works, games and international perspectives on social trends.   Favourite brands will host parties and exhibit in the SXSW Trade Show.   >>


Dates:                   Friday, March 8 to Tuesday, March 12, 2012

Location:              Fourth Floor of the Austin Downtown Hilton, 500 East 4th Street

Room:                   Room assignments made by SXSW programming staff by October 5, 2012


For more information contact Michael A. Mendoza, Trade Commissioner, Consulate General of Canada or 214-837-7208.


CONTENT PROPOSAL – All Ideas must be submitted by September 10, 2012


Scheduled Programming



Sponsor & Participants*

09:30 – 10:15

Breakfast Meetup  [Topic?]


10:30 – 11:45

Trend Panel on Startup Scene in Canada



Presentation & Lunch – Theme?


1:30 – 2:15

Pitch Event


2:30 – 3:15

Trend Panel [Topic?]


3:30 – 4:15

Meetup [Topic?]


4:30 – 5:00

Solo Presentation [Topic?]


5:30 – 6:00

Drinks Reception



*Sponsorship includes room setup, food & beverages and promotional program.

Sponsorship does not include conference passes.


 August 24, 2012