Cities, Workshops and Awards: The Latest from SXSW Eco

Written by Julie Yost | Thursday, Aug 29, 2013

Photo by Amy PriceOctober is just around the corner and we're busy finalizing the exciting schedule of sessions, speakers and special events for SXSW Eco. Highlights for this week include:

  • Signups now open for SXSW Eco Ignite presented by SURGE Accelerator. This 2-hour event will connect leading investors to the most promising startups in the greentech, cleanweb and social impact fields. Sign up your company here.
  • This year urbanization is a huge topic of conversation–from increasing resilience to increasing food production to increasing citizen engagement through public art–see our top picks for sessions that outline a new future for our cities.
  • The inaugural SXSW Eco Awards Ceremony will honor the winners of the Startup Showcase, Hackathon and Place by Design competitions during an evening of music, drinks and entertainment on Tuesday, October 8.
  • Join the innovators in business, design, tech and energy at SXSW Eco for free by applying to the SXSW Eco grant program. Sponsored by Build a Better Planet, the Grant Program asks you to show us why you should attend SXSW Eco in a 30-second or less video. Learn more here.

Register now to experience SXSW Eco 2013!

Photo by Amy Price