That time of the year is rolling around again — SXSW is fast approaching. Yes, the number of proposed panels is staggering, but there’s plenty of fantastic sessions out there to check out and vote up.
These are our official office picks, starting with a very special panel that features Senior Hacker, Ricky Robinett. Check em out and cast your vote!

From tactical tagging to tweeting at influencers, the panel will discuss the “how,” “when,” and “who” of strategic creation, so companies can target the best audience that will want and need to share their content.
  • Michael Selvidge, Twilio
  • Lian Amaris, Songbird
  • Ricky Robinett,
  • Peter Shankman, Vocus Inc
Synergies in food, tech and music are emerging - how can we accelerate these networks and create a more sustainable future of food and health?
  • Eytan Oren, Eytan & The Embassy
  • Tim West, |
  • Danielle Gould, Food + Tech Connect
  • Destin Layne, GRACE Communications Foundation
This panel will discuss the kinds of startups being funded, deal mechanics, navigating pitfalls, and the implications of crowdfunding on food startups and innovation.
  • Matt Wise, Founderly
  • Wade Roush, Xconomy
  • Andy Donner, Physic Ventures
  • Ryan Caldbeck, CircleUp
Taken from their own experiences and partnerships, the panellists will discuss dos and don’ts and debate when to build yourself or buy from someone else.
  • Jeff Lawson, Twilio
  • John Collison, Stripe
  • Jim Franklin, SendGrid
  • Scott Kveton, Urban Airship
This panel of experts will explore the opportunities of learning to program, career options and the outcome of the growing online market for education.
  • Adria Richards, SendGrid
  • Sasha Laundy, Codecademy
  • Rob Conery, Tekpub
Vote for these winners, or take a look at what else is being proposed and vote for your favorites!