Announcements

Browse the latest programming announcements for the 2016 SXSW® Conferences & Festivals.

Wednesday, Mar 9, 2016

Casey Gerald Opening Keynote Moves to Friday, March 11 at 1:00pm

Written by Hugh Forrest

The Opening Keynote from Casey Gerald moves to 1:00 pm at the Long Center, with the Keynote Conversation between President Barack Obama and Evan Smith occurring at the Long Center at 2:30 pm. Given the common theme of 21st century civic engagement, running these two keynote sessions back-to-back makes for...

Wednesday, Mar 9, 2016

David Carr Prize for Emerging Writers: Meet the Finalists

SXSW held an open call for essays for our first-ever David Carr Prize for Emerging Writers this winter and were met with an overwhelmingly outstanding showing of interest. Through this contest, we strive to honor and celebrate the friendship and contributions of David Carr over the years. Carr brought some...

Tuesday, Mar 8, 2016

SXgood Hub Announces Late-Breaking Speakers and Programming

Written by Julie Yost

The SXgood Hub brings together leaders whose creativity and drive for social equity are transforming design, technology and entrepreneurship. We're excited to announce late-breaking additions to our roster, including 2015 Texan gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis and Kapor Capital's Ben Jealous, who joins Case Foundation's Myth of the Entrepreneur. The Hub's...

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