March 8-10, 2019 | Convergence Track

The Sports Track explores the future of sport from a cultural, philosophical, and technological perspective.

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Alex Rodriguez: Baseball, Business & Redemption w/CNBC - Photo by Steven Snow

Alex Rodriguez: Baseball, Business & Redemption w/CNBC - Photo by Steven Snow

About Sports Track


The Sports Track sessions will dive into topics such as diversity and equality in sports, the implications of legal gambling, and athlete entrepreneurship.

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

Explore highlighted 2018 sessions in the Sports Track such as Action Intelligence: Is the Intangible, Tangible?, Blurring Boundaries: Athlete, Brand & Consumer, The Death of Amateurism, Athletes for Justice, and more.

Browse past speakers from the Sports 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! 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, 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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