2050 Track

March 8-12, 2024

2050 track programming focuses on long-range, big-picture thinking, with topics that range from nanotech breakthroughs and interplanetary expeditions to life-extension research and novel applications of scientific discoveries.

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Featured Session with Sandy Carter: The Metaverse Mindset for Web3, AI and the Future of Business – SXSW 2023 – Photo by Abigail Tirres



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2050 Track Access: Platinum and Interactive Badges receive primary access to sessions in this track. Other badges receive secondary line access.

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2024 Sessions

2050: Digital Identity is a Human Right

Sandy Carter, COO of Unstoppable Domains, explores how Web3 is changing what it means to exist online through advancements in digital identity and data ownership.

Carpenter looks at how the Metaverse is revolutionizing the future of community with presence and emotion. And examine how AI is being leveraged as a partner to businesses.

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