Experts to Discuss Social Media and Nonprofits

Event: The Austin Forum on Science, Technology and Society will host "A Preview to SXSW Interactive: Social Media and Non-Profits" presented by Hugh Forrest, South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi); Heidi Adams, LIVESTRONG; and David J. Neff, Lights. Camera. Help.

When: 5:45 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 7. This event is free and open to the public.

Where: ATandT Conference Center Amphitheater 204, 1900 University Ave.

Background: The 19th annual SXSW Interactive Festival is an incubator of cutting-edge technologies. The five-day event features presentations from the brightest minds in emerging technology. In 2012 leaders in the social media/non-profit space will showcase their work, sharing social media strategies that have contributed to their organization's sustainability and growth. This preview of the festival will feature presentations and a discussion on the use of social media and other technologies to address concerns of non-profits.

For more information, visit the Austin Forum website.