A few people have asked where I’ll be at SXSW this week. The following is a shortlist of sessions that I have on my ‘might go’ list. If you’re there and see me – do say G’day!

Friday, 7 March 2008

03:30PM How to Rawk SXSW: The Basics (18ABCD)
04:30PM Book Reading: Radically Transparent: Monitoring & Managing Reputations Online (Day Stage)

Saturday, 8 March 2008
10:00AM Quit Your Day Job and Vlog (12AB)
11:30AM Sponsored Panel: Managing Communities That Work (5)
02:00PM Opening Remarks with Henry Jenkins and Steven Johnson (A)
03:30PM The Art of Speed: Conversations With Monster Makers (18ABCD)
03:30PM 10 Things We’ve Learned at 37signals (A)
05:00PM A General Theory of Creative Relativity (A)
05:00PM Social Network Coups: The Users are Revolting! (19AB)

Sunday, 9 March 2008
10:00AM Online Advertising for Newbies (10) (I’m on the panel of this one)
11:30AM Core Conversation: 10 Easy Ways To Piss Off A Blogger (And Other Mistakes Marketers Make) (Ballroom E)
11:30AM Core Conversation: Blog on Company Time Without Getting Dooced (Ballroom E)
11:30AM Core Conversation: Blogging for Dollars – Blogging’s a Profession? (Ballroom E)
11:30AM Core Conversation: “I’m Internet Famous”: Status in Social Media (Ballroom E)
02:00PM Keynote Interview with Mark Zuckerberg (A)
03:30PM Tools for Enchantment: 20 Ways to Woo Users (A)
03:30PM Blogs, Buzz, and Buddy Lists (12AB)
05:00PM LOLWUT? Why Do I Keep Coming Back to This Website? (18ABCD)
05:00PM SEO 3.0: Optimizing Search & Social for 2008 and Beyond (A)

Monday, 10 March 2008
10:00AM Beyond the Blogosphere: How Online Talent is Being Developed Offline (12AB)
10:00AM The Art of Self-Branding (A)
11:30AM Social Networking and Your Brand (B)
11:30AM Core Conversation: Your Blog Is A Niche Community (Ballroom E)
12:30PM The Weblog Awards Ceremony (Day Stage)
02:00PM Monday Keynote: Frank Warren (A)
03:30PM Online Adulation: Use Don’t Abuse Your Fans (8)

Tuesday, 11 March 2008
10:00AM Book Reading: Blogging for Dummies, 2nd Edition (Day Stage)
10:00AM Future of Corporate Blogs (A)
10:30AM Book Reading: WordPress for Dummies (Day Stage)
11:30AM Independent Success: Bloggers Who Made It (A)

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  1. Chetan says:

    Online Advertising for Newbies?

    Should have taken some good other topic related to blogging.
    Will there be a live telecast or recorded video of the happenings there?

  2. That is one busy week!

  3. oh man… I wish I were at SXSW!

  4. ViralKing says:

    Full Schedule there for You Darren. I wont be there, so I’ll say an Internet G’day Mate


  5. What??? You’re not coming to my session: “Adult Conversations: Sex, Intimacy & Online Relationships” ???

  6. NEM says:

    Right! A busy week

  7. For me who can;t make it to SXSW, I will be sticking by Meebo’s different SXSW chatrooms at

  8. I’m one of the panelists on the Tuesday 11:30AM Independent Success: Bloggers Who Made It session so I really hope you come! Everyone else too! Please say hi to me!

    Independent Success: Bloggers Who Made It

  9. 网络营销 says:

    Will there be a live telecast or recorded video of the happenings there?

  10. Alex Wilson says:

    Hi Darren,

    Will you be attending any search related conferences in Sydney any time soon?

    I would like to say hello if you are at ad:tech or similar?

    Cheers mate, and have a look at my blog when you get a chance!

  11. alex designs says:

    It was nice meeting you on the bus tour. I had a good time networking with people and enjoyed the conversations!

  12. LED display says:

    Busy man is usually a success man!