Conferences

A film producer Denis Kulikov was to launch his automotive software at SXSW

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 8:00am

According to the producer Denis Kulikov, the software provides a solution where steering wheel control buttons and the voice assistant can't initiate a tap in an ideal position.

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  • According to the producer Denis Kulikov, the software provides a solution where steering wheel control buttons and the voice assistant can't initiate a tap in an ideal position.
  • said producer Denis Kulikov
    One interesting fact about Glaza's debut, is that SXSW is best known to be a film festival.
  • Before founding Glaza, Denis Kulikov was working as a film producer.
  • After being a producer on many film projects, Denis Kulikov now transitioned into technology.

Jeenie Wins at First Startup of the Year's Virtual Pitch Competition

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 7:00pm

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Established announced that Jeenie from Washington D.C was selected as their Startup of the Year Virtual Pitch Competition Winner.

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  • WASHINGTON, March 25, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Established announced that Jeenie from Washington D.C was selected as their Startup of the Year Virtual Pitch Competition Winner.
  • "It is an honor to be named Startup of the Year's Startup Night SXSW 2020 Winner!
  • The team at Jeenie thanks Startup of the Year and SXSW, and sends well wishes to our entire startup community!"
  • Powered by Established, the Startup of the Year program is a global competition, world-wide community, and resource to elevate startup founders.

The Global Interdependence Center Features Eric Lichtenheld Among Other Business Leaders on Mexico and US Foreign Insights

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 1:00pm

GILBERT, Ariz., March 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --With global climate change and challenges as a backdrop, Heliae Development, LLC, President and CEO, Eric Lichtenheld spoke at The Global Interdependence Center (GIC) during their delegation to Mexico City.

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  • GILBERT, Ariz., March 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --With global climate change and challenges as a backdrop, Heliae Development, LLC, President and CEO, Eric Lichtenheld spoke at The Global Interdependence Center (GIC) during their delegation to Mexico City.
  • Lichtenheld spoke on the immediate threats facing the future of agriculture in a joint session with Jorge Fenyvesi, CEO of Nature Source Improved Plants .
  • Lichtenheld brought his expertise from guiding Heliae in the development of cutting-edge technologies in microalgae for regenerative agriculture practices.
  • For more information on Heliae and how their work in regenerative agriculture is creating sustainable impact now, visit Heliae.com .

Canada to host international regulators forum in October 2020

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 3:00pm

This event, and particularly the International Regulators' Forum, serves as a meeting place where we can share our experiences and identify common opportunities.

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  • This event, and particularly the International Regulators' Forum, serves as a meeting place where we can share our experiences and identify common opportunities.
  • The Communications Policy & Regulation Week was last held in Canada in 2009, when the CRTC hosted the International Regulators' Forum in Montreal.
  • The International Regulators' Forum brings together communications regulatory authorities to discuss issues of direct relevance, and share experiences and approaches within a collegial learning environment.
  • The IIC's International Regulators' Forum will take place on October 5-6, 2020, and the Annual Conference will take place on October 7-8, 2020, in Ottawa, Canada.

Joust Banking Will Pay People on Their Unpaid SXSW Invoices

Monday, March 9, 2020 - 9:37pm

AUSTIN, Texas, March 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Joust , the Austin-based banking app for freelancers and the self-employed -- and a Finalist in the 2020 SXSW Innovation Awards -- announced today that it will pay qualified users on their unpaid SXSW invoices to help mitigate the financial impact of the SXSW cancellation.

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  • AUSTIN, Texas, March 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Joust , the Austin-based banking app for freelancers and the self-employed -- and a Finalist in the 2020 SXSW Innovation Awards -- announced today that it will pay qualified users on their unpaid SXSW invoices to help mitigate the financial impact of the SXSW cancellation.
  • On Friday March 6th, SXSW officially announced that it would cancel its 2020 event due to concerns around the spread of Coronavirus.
  • "We are a local Austin company, so we can see first-hand how the SXSW cancellation has affected our economy," said Joust CEO, Lamine Zarrad.
  • Qualified users will be able to submit their invoices via the Joust app, hit "Get Paid Now," and receive payment.

PCG Leads School Violence Threat Assessment Panel at SXSW EDU March 9

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 10:44am

Behavioral Threat Assessment & Community Resources is the focus of a panel discussion being led March 9 at the SXSW EDU Conference & Festival by Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) .

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  • Behavioral Threat Assessment & Community Resources is the focus of a panel discussion being led March 9 at the SXSW EDU Conference & Festival by Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) .
  • Kathy Martinez-Prather, Director of the Texas School Safety Center, who leads her states efforts in implementing best practices in addressing school violence.
  • Building off that research and the Virginia Model for Student Threat Assessment and the National Threat Assessment Center, PCG has partnered with school districts in Florida, Virginia, and school leaders elsewhere to refine the BTA solution.
  • The SXSW EDU Behavioral Threat Assessment & Community Resources panel will be held in room 18AB of the Austin Convention Center at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, March 9, 2020.

Ride Health CEO Imran Cronk to Present at South by Southwest Alongside Leaders from American Heart Association and Ascension

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 1:01pm

Ride Health leaders will also exhibit the company's cloud-based, mobile-first and real-time transportation coordination platform at two major healthcare conferences this month.

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  • Ride Health leaders will also exhibit the company's cloud-based, mobile-first and real-time transportation coordination platform at two major healthcare conferences this month.
  • Cronk joins a prestigious panel of senior leaders from provider organizations and healthcare associations at SXSW.
  • Ride Health will be exhibiting its platform at two major healthcare conferences in March:
    RISE Nashville , March 15-17 in Nashville.
  • Ride Health partners with healthcare organizations and transportation providers to manage transportation benefits, strengthen enterprise transportation programs, and drive intelligent transitions of care.

Leading Disability Advocate Christopher Soukup Returns to SXSW With Solo Presentation on Deaf Entrepreneurship

Monday, March 2, 2020 - 3:00pm

AUSTIN, Texas, March 2, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Leading disability advocate Christopher Soukup returns to SXSW with his solo speaker presentation titled: Deaf Entrepreneurs: Stories That Change Perception .

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  • AUSTIN, Texas, March 2, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Leading disability advocate Christopher Soukup returns to SXSW with his solo speaker presentation titled: Deaf Entrepreneurs: Stories That Change Perception .
  • He is scheduled to present at SXSW 2020 on March 13 in Austin, TX.
  • Soukup, a third-generation deaf man, is one of the world's leading human rights and disability advocates.
  • "It's an honor to be returning to SXSW to speak again and give visibility to issues impacting the deaf community, and by extension, the rest of humanity," said Mr. Soukup.

RealSelf House of Modern Beauty Returns to Austin, Bringing New Cosmetic Treatment Experiences and Education to SXSW 2020

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 2:00pm

SEATTLE, Feb. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- RealSelf , the go-to destination for making cosmetic treatment decisions and connecting with doctors, will return to SXSW to present the RealSelf House of Modern Beauty SM, an interactive event featuring cosmetic treatment consultations and experiences, educational demonstrations and thoughtful panel discussions.

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  • SEATTLE, Feb. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- RealSelf , the go-to destination for making cosmetic treatment decisions and connecting with doctors, will return to SXSW to present the RealSelf House of Modern Beauty SM, an interactive event featuring cosmetic treatment consultations and experiences, educational demonstrations and thoughtful panel discussions.
  • The RealSelf House of Modern Beauty will take place on Saturday, March 14 and Sunday, March 15 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT.
  • "The RealSelf House of Modern Beautymakes cosmetic treatment consultations and education accessible," said RealSelf founder and CEO Tom Seery.
  • To learn more about RealSelf and the upcoming Austin House of Modern Beauty at SXSW, please visit houseofmodernbeauty.realself.com .

Collective Liberty Selected as Finalist For 2020 SXSW Pitch

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 1:32pm

AUSTIN, Texasand WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Collective Liberty , a dynamic NPO whose mission is to eradicate human trafficking by collaborating across industries and sectors to create ground-breaking, data-driven approaches that work, was selected as a finalist in the Social & Culture category for the 12th annual SXSW Pitch (formerly SXSW Accelerator).

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  • AUSTIN, Texasand WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Collective Liberty , a dynamic NPO whose mission is to eradicate human trafficking by collaborating across industries and sectors to create ground-breaking, data-driven approaches that work, was selected as a finalist in the Social & Culture category for the 12th annual SXSW Pitch (formerly SXSW Accelerator).
  • Of the 937 companies that applied to present at SXSW Pitch 2020, Collective Liberty was selected among the 50 (5%) finalists spanning 10 separate categories.
  • "Our team at Collective Liberty has lived through the struggles of an underfunded government response to human trafficking, and ways it leaves victims behind while allowing traffickers to fluorish," said Collective Liberty CEO Rochelle Keyhan.
  • Collective Liberty is focused on disrupting human trafficking markets across the 25+ types of human trafficking identified in the United States.