Convergence

Tuesday Jan 13th, 2015

Tuesday Keynote and More All-Star Programming Added to 2015 Event

Written by Aurora Blase

Dr. Astro Teller currently oversees Google[x], Google’s moonshot factory for building magical, audaciously impactful ideas that can be brought to reality through science and technology.

Before joining Google, Astro was the co-founding CEO of Cerebellum Capital, Inc, an AI-based investment management firm. Previously, Astro was the co-founding CEO of BodyMedia,...

Monday Jul 27th, 2015

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Announced as 2016 SXsports Featured Speaker

Written by Andrew McNeill

SXsports returns for Year 3 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin from Friday, March 11 through Sunday, March 13, 2016. The competition for the places in the starting lineup is well underway with killer session ideas entered into the SXSW PanelPicker, but we’re ecstatic to kick off...

Tuesday Jul 14th, 2015

Trends at SXSW 2016: The Emergence of Virtual and Augmented Reality

Written by Hugh Forrest

The popularity of SXSW Gaming grew significantly in 2015. We expect this growth to continue in the spring of 2016 as the SXSW Gaming Expo moves from the Palmer Events Center to inside the Austin Convention Center. Dates for the 2016 SXSW Gaming Expo are March 17-19; ...

Tuesday Jun 23rd, 2015

Food Enthusiasts Get Cooking on Your SouthBites 2016 PanelPicker Proposal Now!

Written by Sarah Garcia

Hot off the heels of an amazingly successful SouthBites 2015, we’re back at it and ramping up to launch the 2016 SXSW PanelPicker on Monday, June 29. We’re calling on the food community, and anyone interested in expanding food knowledge, to weigh in on what they’d like to...

Tuesday Jun 16th, 2015

Game-on for SXsports 2016! Send Us Your Sports-related PanelPicker Proposal

Written by Andrew McNeill

It feels like the dust just settled on SXsports 2015, but as with all off-seasons, they come and go much quicker than you expect (see you soon, Premier League). Preseason for SXsports 2016 is just around the corner with the launch of the SXSW PanelPicker on Monday, June...

Tuesday May 12th, 2015

Video Spotlight: JACO at the 2015 SXSW Music Conference

Written by Rory Burbeck

The film JACO, which tells the story of revolutionary bass player Jaco Pastorius, had its world premiere at SXSW Film 2015. A few days after the premiere, the filmmakers gathered for a special conference session to elaborate on the making of JACO and the immense influence Pastorius has had on...

Tuesday Mar 17th, 2015

What's Happening! March 17 - Music, Film & Interactive PM Edition

Written by Linda Park

Greetings, earthlings!! SXSW Music is in full swing (as you can see above), we're bidding a fond farewell to Interactive, and Film rolls on like a trooper.

Whether you're coming or going, we're so glad you've joined us. Here's just a smattering of tonight's splendid events.

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