The Austin Forum is a monthly community engagement activity bringing together technology leaders, advocates, and the public to share information and stimulate collaborations to promote technology applications that advance society. Forum topics cover technology applications, opportunities, and policies in all aspects of society: health & medicine, business & industry, science & research, education, government, entertainment, and ‘social good.’
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Suzi Sosa (Moderator)
Children’s Optimal Health
5:15 p.m. – Doors and Bar Open
6:00 p.m. – Presentation, Q&A
7:00 p.m. – Reception
Free and open to the public
Registration enables priority seating, a free drink ticket, and eligibility to win one of two SXSWi badges given away at each meeting.
Kindly cancel your registration if you find you cannot attend.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
“Building Austin’s Biotech Sector”
What it means, what is needed, and how people, companies, and organizations can participate and collaborate.
Panel moderated by Scott Collins (BioAustin)
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
“Digital Inclusion and Diversity”
**This event will be held at the Google Fiber downtown venue instead of the Stateside Theater.**
Mark Strama (Google Fiber)
Tuesday, June 7, 2015
“The Impact of Big Data Analytics on Society: Now and in the Future”
Panel moderated by Tony Hamilton (SAS)
- Cybersecurity, surveillance, and personal privacy
- Increasing participation of girls & women in technology
- Planning better cities with data & analytics
- The maker movement: impacts, opportunities, and how to get started
- Drone technology: current state, projections, and opportunities
We welcome your suggestions for future topics!