Sessions

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,...

Wednesday Jul 29th, 2015

SXSW Film Conference Announces First Wave of 2016 Mentors

Written by Jim Kolmar

A longtime linchpin of the SXSW Film Conference, the mentors program is a great way to get industry advice with a personal touch, centered around short, sharp one-to-one meetings with film and entertainment industry professionals. And today we’re thrilled to announce our first wave of speakers!

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 21st, 2015

Video Spotlight: Art, Music, Politics with Chuck D & Shepard Fairey at SXSW 2015

Written by Rory Burbeck

Whether it’s audio or visual, great art can be used for evil and propaganda – but it can also be used to enact positive social and political change.

The potential impact that art and music can have on political and youth cultures isn’t something to be taken lightly, a point...

Friday Jul 17th, 2015

V2V Kicks Off Sunday! Startups, it's not too Late to Register!

Written by Aurora Blase

SXSW V2V, the boutique conference for startups and entrepreneurs, kicks off this Sunday, July 19 at the Bellagio in Las. Vegas.

The four-day event offers programming, one-on-one mentor sessions, hands-on workshops and networking opportunities you can't find at any other conference. V2V is the place to learn the skills,...

Friday Jul 17th, 2015

Enter Your Workshop & Meet Up Ideas for SXSW Music 2016 by Friday, July 24

Written by Rory Burbeck

It’s hard to believe that we’re just one week away from closing the PanelPicker entry process for SXSW 2016. The Music Conference Staff and Advisory Board are eager to dig into to your ideas, but here are a few more things we’ll be looking for once PanelPicker closes next...

Thursday Jul 16th, 2015

Audio Recap: Should Music Mags Survive or Get Killed Off? at SXSW Music 2015

Written by Bobby Nall

When Jason Gross (Perfect Sound Forever, The Block) first proposed this session, it raised some eyebrows among the Music Conference programmers. When he rounded up an all-star panel including Ann Powers (NPR Music), Jim DeRogatis (Sound Opinions), Alex Gale (Billboard), and rock critic legend Jaan Uhelszki, we knew we’d have...

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