5 SXSW Interactive events made for Texans

AUSTIN - For Texans with the golden ticket – err … South by Southwest badge – there are many Interactive events that should be on their list of favorites as they plan for the festival.

Here are five events we have picked out for you:

March 10

Unsportsmanlike Conduct: Football and sexual assault

Austin-based writer Jessica Luther is scheduled to talk about her new book, Unsportsmanlike Conduct, in which she dissects how universities and their sports communities react when college football players are accused of sexual assault. This talk comes as the Baylor University football team rape cover-up continues to unfold.

When and where: 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Austin Convention Center's Room 10AB

March 11

Wait ... Why are all these dudes in my closet?

Brooklyn Decker, Austinite and fashion model and actress, talks with Vogue editor Christine Centenera and Whitney Casey of FFinery about why more women don't own major fashion companies.

When and where: 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at JW Marriot Salon 3-4

March 11

How the slow food movement is changing fast food

In Austin, fast casual restaurants pop up as quickly as bluebonnets in spring. Ben Friedman and Brad Gillis of San Francisco and Seattle chain Homegrown Sustainable Sandwiches are set to talk about opening restaurants of this type that also source quality ingredients and have sustainable practices.

When and where: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at The Driskill Ballroom

March 12

Mark Cuban & tech execs: Is government disrupting disruption?

In the city where Uber and Lyft famously left following Austin's regulations, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is set to talk at a panel about how government regulation affects innovation. He is supposed to speak with Adam Lyons, the CEO of online car insurance company Zebra, and Michele Skelding.

When and where: 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Austin Convention Center's Ballroom D

March 14

Tower recall: How UT shooting changed the media

Neal Spelce, one of the broadcast journalists who was on the scene when the world saw its first mass school shooting in 1966, will join other journalists to talk about how the event's reporting has evolved and where technology may take the story next. 

When and where: 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Austin's Texas Ballroom 5-7

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