Dec 3 at Austin Forum: Tech for Good
Scheduled for Tuesday evening, December 3 at the Downtown Library (710 West Cesar Chavez), the final edition of the 2019 season of the Austin Forum addresses “Technology for Social Good: How Tech Professionals & Companies Can Support Social Impact.”
This session will cover how to create technology-enabled products and services that achieve positive social impact. It will also tackle the question of how tech companies and organizations can adopt business models and practices that support social good
Speakers for this topic include Chelsea Collier (Digi.City), Allison Hannel (AT&T), Jessica Sager (Austin Forum), Samantha Snabes (re:3D), Meme “Mee-Mee” Styles (Measure) and Steve Wanta (JUST).
In addition to outstanding content and superb networking, the Austin Forum also provides the opportunity for one lucky attendee to win a FREE badge to SXSW 2020. Download Slid.o on your smartphone before attending the December 3 event for your best chance to win this free registration.
Finally, if social impact is your passion, then be sure to browse the many panels and presentations in the Climate & Social Action track at SXSW 2020. You’ll also want to browse the honorees for the 2020 SXSW Community Service Awards. These honorees will be announced via the SXSW website on Tuesday, December 3.
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.