March 14-16, 2019 | Convergence Track

Continuing Legal Education Track sessions discuss legal perspectives on trends across the music, film and technology industries. Designed for US-based attorneys, entrepreneurs, and beyond – the track will include up to 12 hours of accredited sessions available at no extra cost to SXSW registrants.

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“Music Modernization Act: Changing the Licensing Landscape” session at SXSW 2018 - Photo by Scott Paxton

“Music Modernization Act: Changing the Licensing Landscape” session at SXSW 2018 - Photo by Scott Paxton

About CLE Track


Delve into sessions covering hot button legal issues across the music, film and emerging technologies industries during CLE Track programming from March 14-16.

Enter your session idea related to the CLE Track from June 25 – July 20 using the official, user-generated session proposal platform, PanelPicker®. Stay tuned for 2019 announcements throughout the season.

Looking for Panelpicker inspiration? Check out previous CLE Track sessions including Cyber Extortion: Doing Business With Crooks, Music Modernization Act: Changing the Licensing Landscape, TV Goes OTT: Video Deals in an Age of Cord Cutters and more.

Browse past speakers from the CLE Track below and explore all 25 Tracks of programming for the SXSW Conference.

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Enter Your Session Idea for SXSW 2019

Help shape the 2019 SXSW Conference programming! Enter session proposals through PanelPicker®, the official user-generated proposal platform, by the final deadline on Sunday, July 22 at 11:59pm PT.

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About the SXSW Conference


SXSW dedicates itself to helping creative people achieve their goals. Founded in 1987 in Austin, Texas, SXSW is best known for its conference and festivals that celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries.

The SXSW Conference provides an opportunity for global professionals at every level to participate, learn, and network. Featuring a variety of tracks that allow attendees to explore what’s next in the worlds of entertainment, culture, and technology, SX proves that the most unexpected discoveries happen when diverse topics and people come together.

Learn more about Keynotes, Featured Speakers, and Session Formats across the 25 Tracks of programming for the 2019 SXSW Conference.

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