Discover What's Happening at SXSW Eco in October

Written by Julie Yost | Thursday, Sep 12, 2013

Cigarette Butts, 2013 project - Photo courtesy Chris Jordan SXSW Eco 2013 is less than a month away and the days are flying by! If you haven't registered or booked your hotel yet now is the time–the last registration deadline (and final day to book a hotel with us) is next Friday, September 20. Below we've outlined a few highlights from this week–see everything that we have in the works at and in our online schedule.

  • Art as a catalyst for change is an emerging theme of SXSW Eco 2013 and we're thrilled that renowned environmental artist Chris Jordan's piece "Cigarette Butts" will be displayed in the Austin Convention Center during the event.

  • Sign up is now open for the Startup Central Breakout Sessions presented by Energy Excelerator. Get access to industry experts for direct advice in pitching, funding, marketing and more for your startup.

  • We've worked with Biomimicry Texas and Biomimicry 3.8 to design the layout for this year's SXSW Eco Exhibition.

  • In other exciting news, Autodesk is presenting Place by Design as well as the SXSW Eco Maker Space. They will demonstrate many of their innovative tools and initiatives that are helping designers, artists and others visualize and create their world-changing ideas.

  • Now available! The SXSW Eco app is the official mobile app for getting the most out of attending SXSW Eco 2013. The app allows you to view and build your schedule, see a map of what’s happening, get directions and more. Get connected with the SXSW Eco mobile app - download it today!

    Photo courtesy Chris Jordan