Summits

Summits take a deep dive into specific topics relevant to the SXSW audience during the SXSW Conference.


Photo by Lauren Lindley

Photo by Lauren Lindley

About Summits

 

The majority of Summits will run for two days, with sessions occurring in a single location and may include a variety of Conference formats including panels, solo presentations, short form, and workshops. Learn more about our eight Summits for SXSW 2022 below.

2022 Summits

Funding & Investors
Finance 3.0
The Space Rush
Athlete Empowerment
Cannabis Industry Evolution
Connecting with XR
Future of Work
The State of Psychedelics

Stay tuned to SXSW News for programming announcements throughout the season.

PanelPicker Entry Round Two

The 2022 PanelPicker® is reopening from October 13-22 for a second round of speaking proposals. Enter your SXSW Conference session idea for a chance to be part of the event from March 11-20, 2022.

Explore more from the SXSW Conference including Keynotes, Featured Speakers, and Formats.

Funding & Investors

 

March 11-12, 2022

The Funding & Investors Summit focuses on the investment path by bringing together leaders from the investor community to discuss using proven strategies for successful returns, understanding the problems within this financial landscape, and navigating the growth of new markets that are ripe for funding.

Finance 3.0

 

March 12-13, 2022

The Finance 3.0 Summit will examine the future of money, assets, contracts, and more through the lens of the new technologies disrupting how people invest, trade, and do commerce.

The Space Rush

 

March 12-13, 2022

Analysts predict that the space economy will more than triple in the decade ahead as more startups enter into a field traditionally dominated by governmental organizations and contractors. The Space Rush Summit programming will provide a peek into the next-generation of space exploration with emphasis on the new businesses and organizations at the heart of it all.

Athlete Empowerment

 

March 13-14, 2022

From navigating the name, image, likeness (NIL) landscape to taking a stand on relevant current events, today’s top athletes are moving beyond wins and losses as a way to measure success. The Athlete Empowerment Summit focuses on the lessons that creative professionals can learn from competitors who are taking more direct control over their careers.

Cannabis Industry Evolution

 

March 14-15, 2022

As the cannabis legalization movement continues to gain momentum across the globe, so does the immense opportunity for entrepreneurs, plus new and established businesses. The Cannabis Industry Evolution Summit explores today’s successful companies, along with ideas and products that will push the industry forward over the coming years.

Connecting with XR

 

March 14-15, 2022

XR is connecting the digital and physical worlds, connecting people from across the world in a deeper, more meaningful way, as well as bringing artists from different practices together. Join us as we explore where this technology is today and where it’s headed.

Future of Work

 

March 14-15, 2022

The last two years have accelerated changes in the way we work, and led many to re-examine what we could and should expect from our employers. The Future of Work Summit focuses on how we move forward and the societal impacts of the evolving workplace.

The State of Psychedelics

 

March 15-16, 2022

Psychedelics have played a role in human culture for centuries in both spiritual and recreational settings, and recent breakthrough research of psychedelics as a treatment for a wide range of psychiatric conditions shows promise. The Psychedelics Summit aims to explore the medical, economic, and ethical implications of these tripped-out chemicals.

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