Future Workplace

March 8-12, 2019 | Interactive Track

The Future Workplace Track brings together HR, talent, and corporate leaders to discuss innovation and forward-thinking initiatives that will impact the future and design of today’s workplace.

Keynote Speaker Melinda Gates with Joanna Coles, Nina Shaw, and Stacy Brown-Philpot - Photo by Samantha Burkardt

Keynote Speaker Melinda Gates with Joanna Coles, Nina Shaw, and Stacy Brown-Philpot - Photo by Samantha Burkardt

About Future Workplace Track


Tackle topics ranging from career development, work-life balance, co-working, diversity, inclusion, HR issues, and employee rights in an ever-changing working environment.

Browse 2019 PanelPicker® session proposals, leave comments, and vote to help shape SXSW Conference programming during Community Voting from August 6-30. Stay tuned for 2019 announcements throughout the season.

Looking for PanelPicker inspiration? Engage in topics about the ever-changing workplace in and out of the office environment with past Future Workplace sessions like Generous Parental Leave: A Liberty or A Luxury?, Frozen: Why College Gender Gap Spurs Egg Freezing, Sci-Fi to Reality: Evolution of AI in the Workplace, and more.

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

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Help shape the 2019 SXSW Conference programming! Browse proposals, leave comments, and vote during PanelPicker Community Voting from August 6-30, 2018.

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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, and Session Formats across the 25 Tracks of programming for the 2019 SXSW Conference.

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