Monday Oct 26th, 2015

Strong Community Management: Why We Canceled Two Panels For SXSW 2016

Written by Hugh Forrest

On Monday, October 26, SXSW Interactive made the call to cancel two sessions for the 2016 event: "SavePoint: A Discussion on the Gaming Community" and "Level Up: Overcoming Harassment in Games." We had hoped that hosting these two discussions in March 2016 in Austin would lead to a valuable exchange...

Wednesday Oct 21st, 2015

SXSWedu First Programming Announcement: Keynote, Sessions and More!

Written by Jessica MacCall

SXSWedu is thrilled to reveal the first big programming announcement for the 2016 Conference & Festival, March 7-10 in Austin, Texas. The announcement includes the opening keynote, several featured sessions, film screenings, and more than 190 sessions selected from PanelPicker including the Policy Forum, Playground Talks and Hands On...

Tuesday Oct 20th, 2015

The 2016 SXSW Music Festival Artist Announcement - Round One

Written by Rory Burbeck

The SXSW Music Festival announces 150+ Showcasing Artists for the 2016 event. This announcement includes the new incarnation of Toronto electronic duo Crystal Castles, London hardcore punk band Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, bedroom pop sensation Alex G, Mike Kinsella’s (American Football) solo project Owen and much more.

Friday Oct 16th, 2015

Watch the Site for Interactive's Largest Content Announcement Monday, October 19

Written by Aurora Blase

You sent us your PanelPicker proposals and after lots of hard work, we're ready to make our largest content announcement of the year. Make sure to watch our site on Monday, October 19 to see which sessions will take the stage in March.