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Thursday, October 8 • 4:55pm - 5:25pm
SXSW Q&A: Building The Most Internationally Valued Event

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SXSW has been the inspiration for so many technology events in the world. Since the last millenium it has been one of the top places to discover the technology of tomorrow today.

Twitter was unveiled at the 2007 South by Southwest Interactive Festival. Twitter was first used in South by Southwest, but the organizers didn’t think it had any use outside of that. It really began to gain traction with the mainstream audience two or three years afterwards.

How did SXSW Interactive go from a money loser into a cultural phenomenon all its own?

How to build international awareness of the community and be appealing for the world to join?

How does an event help build an ecosystem?

The producer and strategist of SXSW will be sharing his insights!

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Shawn O'Keefe

Producer, SXSW
Shawn Michael O’Keefe is exploring new opportunities and adventures while consulting via his creative strategy lab, Apostrophe Industries. He worked for 14 years as an event producer and strategist for the South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas. | | Beginning his journey into technology at the University of Texas at Austin, he focused on convergent media in the innovative and unconventional Advanced... Read More →

Thursday October 8, 2015 4:55pm - 5:25pm
10) Huashan Legacy Huashan Creative Park, Bade Road Sec. 1, Zhong Zhen District, Taipei

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