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Thursday Aug 29th, 2013

Cities, Workshops and Awards: The Latest from SXSW Eco

Written by Julie Yost

October 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
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Monday Jul 15th, 2013

Michael Brune, Amber Valletta and M. Sanjayan to Join SXSW Eco's 2013 Roster

Written by Julie Yost

SXSW Eco is busy confirming more and more sustainable innovators for our 2013 event (October 7-9 | Austin, TX). Just-announced speakers include:

Michael Brune, Executive Director of The Sierra Club and author of Coming Clean: Breaking America’s Addiction to Oil and Coal. Under Michael's leadership The Sierra Club...

Monday Jul 8th, 2013

The Urban Oasis

Written by Ellen Burris

For the past few years during SXSW Music, the corner of 7th and Trinity has been transformed into a convenient spot for registrants and the public to relax, rehydrate and recharge using clean solar power in the comfort of an environmentally responsible lounge.

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