Help me share my vision of how to revolutionize healthcare using Twitter at the inaugural SXSW Health 2011!  It should take less than 2 minutes to vote for me and help me make my dream come true.

If you already know what SXSW Interactive is all about (including this year’s all new “health” category) and you want to vote for my cool presentation, click here.

What You’re Voting For

Each year, creative people from around the world descend on Austin, Texas to participate in the South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival.  At this conference there are many opportunities for attendees to share ideas about how emerging technologies can be harnessed to improve our lives and make the world a better place.  Probably the best way to make sure your ideas are heard is to give a presentation.

In March 2011 – when the next edition of this conference is held – for the first time ever, there will be a new category called “health.”  All of the panels and presentations in this category will be focusing on how technology and social media can be used to improve health care.  A lot of important decision makers from hospitals and cancer support organizations will be in attendance.  These are precisely the people I want to engage with my ideas.

What ideas?  Well after spending almost four years as a cancer patient getting treatment in three different countries, I’ve learned a lot about how the system works and the many, many flaws that can be corrected, that MUST be corrected.  As a software engineer, I have a good skill set for building solutions to these problems, and my dream now is to find an opportunity to contribute my talents.  Not only that, I have a vision in my head for several different tools that I would like to build to help patients and their families.  I want to get started building these tools right away and to share what I learn with the people that will be attending the conference.

The process of choosing who will present is a democratic one, with the votes you cast accounting for 30% of the selection process.  This helps ensure that the conference is relevant and addresses the interests of most of the people.

Now, can I please have your vote?

More Info

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What am I proposing?

What is SXSW?

What is this new SXSW Health?