March 8-13, 2019 | Interactive Track

The Design Track covers how design informs our interactions, shapes our experiences, and plays a critical role in problem-solving.

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Yiying Lu during SXSW 2018 Session Create Cross-Culture Designs for a Global Audience - Photo by Shedrick Pelt

Yiying Lu during SXSW 2018 Session Create Cross-Culture Designs for a Global Audience - Photo by Shedrick Pelt

About the Design Conference Track


Attendees gain clear ahead-of-the-curve design-related takeaways that they can apply in their professional lives. The majority of sessions in the Design Track are solo presentations.

Enter your session idea related to the Design Track from June 25 to 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 Design Track sessions like Authentic Storytelling: Designing Narratives around Cultural Identity, Ethical Personality Design: The Future of HCI, Death and Legacy in the Digital Age, and more.

Browse past speakers from the Design Track below and explore more programming from the 25 Tracks for the SXSW Conference.

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Enter Your Session Idea for SXSW 2019

Help shape the 2019 SXSW Conference programming! Propose session ideas through PanelPicker®, the official user-generated proposal platform, from June 25 to July 20, 2018.

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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, SXSW proves that the most unexpected discoveries happen when diverse topics and people come together.

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

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