Catch Up with SXSW Eco at SXSW Film & Interactive

Written by Julie Yost | Thursday, Mar 6, 2014

SXSW Film and Interactive officially begin tomorrow, meaning that thousands of creatives will converge in Austin to discover new and exciting technologies, breakthroughs in storytelling and the next great ideas. At SXSW Eco each October, we also celebrate creativity and innovation through an exploration of the initiatives poised to solve global challenges and lead us toward a resilient future. Join us this week at the events listed below to network with fellow SXSW attendees, meet the SXSW Eco team and plan your participation for SXSW Eco 2014–October 6-8 right here at the Austin Convention Center. Applications for the SXSW Eco Startup Showcase and Place by Design competitions are open now in addition to PanelPicker, the crowd-sourcing platform that allows the SXSW Community to propose ideas for conference content. Click through the event titles to learn more and add to your SXSW Schedule, SXSW Eco has also recommended six compelling documentaries premiering at SXSW Film, learn more here.

Open to All Film, Interactive, Gold and Platinum Badges

SXSW Eco @ The Contemporary Austin
Friday, March 7, 5pm-7pm
The Contemporary Austin
700 Congress Ave.

SXSW Eco Launch Party
Saturday March 8, 8pm-11pm
Blackheart Bar
86 Rainey St.

SXSW Eco Meetup
Monday, March 10, 12:30-1:30pm
SXSW Meet Up Tent
6th and Neches

Open to Interactive, Gold & Platinum Badges

SXSW Eco Startup Speed Pitches
Presented by Austin Energy and Austin Technology Clean Energy Incubator
Sunday, March 9, 3:30-4:30
Startup Village, Hilton, Salon D

Clean Energy Social presented by CleanTX and E.On Climate and Renewables
Sunday March 9, 5pm-7pm
Mcginnis Lochridge
600 Congress Ave

Free and Open to the Public

SXSW Eco Light Garden*
March 7-15, Open Daily
Republic Square Park

Photo credits, clockwise from top left: Scott Wilcox, Amy Wanke, Jojo Marion, Aaron Rogosin