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The Managers Hack (The Backplane)
    Sunday March 11, 2012 2:00pm - 10:00pm @ Hotel St Cecilia (112 Academy Dr., Austin, TX 78704)

    WHAT: Backplane and Spotify present the Managers Hack, a global hackathon dedicated to building the future of digital music distribution.

    WHERE: St. Cecilia Hotel in Austin, Texas

    WHEN: March 11, 2012 from 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. (rain or shine)

    WHO: Platforms, apps and technologies emerging from the Managers Hack will be presented to a group of the top managers in the music industry including:

    • Troy Carter
    • Scooter Braun
    • Jay Brown
    • Additional participation from technology and music industry leadership to be announced

    HOW: If you're in Austin, sign up to attend via this Eventbrite page. Details about global participation, interactive and live event streaming will be provided on Twitter @thebackplane.

    BROADCAST: Live web cast produced by R to Z Studios; featuring play-by-play commentary from Randi Zuckerberg and the R to Z Studios



    Hackathon – 2:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

    Presentations – 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

    Awards – 9:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

    Food and beverage service throughout via Austin’s best food trucks.


    Coverage about the event

    TechCrunch: http://techcrunch.com/2012/02/06/backplane-to-hold-music-hackathon-at-sxsw-with-top-industry-managers-as-judges/


    Type Party, Unofficial
    Hashtag #managersHACK

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