The bittersweet insights of blogger / novelist / futurist Bruce Sterling always provide the perfect ending for the SXSW Interactive Festival. Given how much context he has offered at past events, we are excited that Sterling has confirmed to provide Closing Remarks for the 2016 event.
Plan your travel to Austin accordingly — he will deliver his final-session analysis at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, March 15. Meanwhile, if you missed Sterling's comments from SXSW 2015, then listen to the free podcast by clicking on our Soundcloud page.
Even more programming for SXSW Interactive (including panels, solo presentations, and Featured Speakers will be revealed one week from today, on Monday, October 19. Our biggest announcement for the 2016 season, this programming content largely comes from ideas entered via the SXSW PanelPicker by the community. So stay tuned to the SXSW site early next week to be in the know on more than 500 sessions that will only take place next spring in Austin. Also, be sure to register for SXSW Interactive before the end of the day on Friday, October 23 to save $370 off the walk-up price.
2016 SXSW Interactive Closing Remarks Bruce Sterling. Photo by Pablo Balbontin Arenas