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Applications open on Monday, June 26 for the following categories: PanelPicker, Film Submissions, Showcase Applications, Interactive Innovation Awards, SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event, David Carr Prize, SXSW Community Service Awards, and SXSW Art Program.

Stay tuned for more 2018 application information coming soon for Showcase Applications, SXSW Release It, and Gaming Awards.

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Enter Your Session Idea for the 2018 SXSW Conference

SXSW PanelPicker® is now open for proposals. Help shape the 2018 SXSW Conference programming by entering your session idea before Friday, July 21, 2017, then join the community and vote.

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Learn more about the session formats for programming tracks at the SXSW Conference.

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