The SXSW PanelPicker is out, and by our count there are — at least — 10 Philly tech panels in the running to land a spot in the festival, which will take place March 10-19 in Austin, Texas.
You may remember the article we posted a couple of months ago, inviting the Philly tech community to submit panel ideas for SXSW. We’re really excited that so many of you are interested in speaking at the conference and hope you’ll be part of the Philly delegation that travels to Austin next spring. At Philly Startup Leaders, we believe it’s important that we have Philadelphians willing to tell the city’s story and help brand it as a hub for innovation and technology.
If you aren’t planning on traveling to SXSW with us, you can still help us Amplify Philly. The SXSW PanelPicker, the platform that allows the public to vote for the topics they want to hear about at the conference, is now open. A bunch of Philly speakers submitted proposals and you can help propel them to Austin.
The Philly tech folk whose proposals made it on to this round are:
1. The Lifecycle of Engagement of Girls in Tech
Panelist: Tracey Welson-Rossman
2. React Animations – Practically Applied
Panelist: Mitchell Stewart
3. My Ten Favorite Startup Mistakes
Panelist: Rick Nucci
4. The Power & Potential of Immigrant Entrepreneurs
Panelist: Stephen Tang
5. Shape Your City’s Innovation Community
Panelist: Christopher Wink, Niles Heron, Danielle Cohn, Apu Gupta
6. New Technology and Protecting US Data
Panelist: Lauren Ancona, Jascha Franklin-Hodge, Elizabeth Pemmerl, Jake Williams
Panelist: Ken Rimple
8. Hands-on Bluetooth Low Energy Workshop
Panelist: Don Coleman
9. 7 Lessons from the Future of Content
Panelist: David Thomas
10. Why Healthcare Needs Better Design to Innovate?
Panelist: Bon Ku
To vote for someone on SXSW PanelPicker, you have to create an account, visit the links above and click “thumbs up” in the top left corner of your screen to vote. Feel free to comment with a note of support or use the social media buttons on the left hand side of your screen to share the links of the panel ideas you really like.
See you in Austin!