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ContentATX Coming to A-Town on Oct 21!

The Forrest Four-Cast: October 15, 2017

Saturday, October 21 brings ContentATX to Galvanize (119 Nueces Street). A day-long conference focused on storytelling, this event is geared to content creators and entrepreneurs who use writing, video, photos, podcasting, blogging, books, social media and other creative ways to tell a story.

Sessions for ContentATX include Building a Brand by Blogging (Jane Ko, founder of A Taste of Koko), Livestreaming (Yusuf Chowdhury, founder of Online Business Owners), S.E.O. Strategies (also Yusuf Chowdhury), Podcasting 101 (Todd Nevins, founder of CLICKPlacement), The Power of Pictures (Andrea Genevieve Townson, owner at Andrea Genevieve Creative), How to Generate Good P.R (Dave Manzer of Manzer Communications) and On Writing Well (Laura Lorek, host of the Ideas to Invoices Podcast).

The keynote will be delivered Michelle Breyer, co-founder of Texture Media and author of the just-published “The Curl Revolution.” She will talk about her entrepreneurial journey, her new book and the role storytelling has played in her success. Breyer’s keynote is scheduled for 12:30–1:30 pm.

Tickets for ContentATX are priced at $30, while sponsorships are available for $125. The event is organized and presented by Silicon Hills News.

Other events for the week of October 16:
October 16: SXSW 2018 Content Announcement
October 16: MassChallenge Texas Launch Event
October 16: Austin Blockchain for Business Meet Up
October 16: Austin Startup Meet Up
October 16: Austin Elixr Meet Up
October 16: PyLadies ATX Meet Up
October 16: Lunch-and-Learn: Travis County’s 2017 Bond Election
October 16: Hello Good Content
October 16: Texas 2030 Symposium
October 17: Zoe Quinn Book Reading
October 17: Tech and Fashion
October 17: 3-Day LEANSTACK Mentor Training Workshop
October 17: Meet MassChallenge Texas
October 17: Music Tech Meet Up
October 17: Austin Deep Learning Meet Up
October 17: Tech Town Hall with Council Member Ora Houston
October 17: Austin Forum: Future of Electric Power for a Smart City
October 17: Wine Not Learn About Email Marketing
October 18: How to Start Starting a Company With Joshua Baer
October 18: Small Business Forum
October 18: Evening of Python Coding
October 19: Introduction to Data Science
October 19: Austin Hardware Startup Meet Up
Oct 20–22: 2017 Formula 1 US Grand Prix
October 20: 3 Day Startup: Diversity
October 20: SXSW Music Showcase Application Deadline
October 20: SXSW Film Submission Deadline
October 21: ADL Game Jam Hackathon
October 21: The Formula for Global Collaboration

More upcoming events:
October 26: Fast 50 Cocktail Reception & Awards
October 28–29: Texas Bitcoin Conference
November 4–5: Texas Book Festival
November 6–10: Austin Design Week
November 7: Entrepreneur’s Hour at Bank SNB
November 8–9: Developer Week Austin
November 10: SXSW Accelerator Entry Deadline
November 10: SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards Entry Deadline
November 14: Face-2-Face with Sara Brand
February 26–28: Social Media Week Austin
March 9–18: SXSW 2018

If you have a creativity-focused event that you want listed in this space, then please contact hugh at sxsw dot com.

Hugh Forrest serves as Chief Programming Officer at SXSW, the world’s most unique gathering of creative professionals. He also tries to write at least four paragraphs per day on Medium. These posts often cover tech-related trends; other times they focus on books, pop culture, sports and other current events.

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