March 13-17

Interactive Track

The Workplace Track brings together HR specialists, futurists, designers, and others to discuss forward-thinking initiatives that will enhance the offices and productivity centers of today and tomorrow. Topics discussed will include workforce inclusion, leadership and advocacy methods, and the effects of increased automation.

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2019 Featured Speaker, Esther Perel - Photo by Chris Saucedo/Getty Images for SXSW

2019 Featured Speaker, Esther Perel - Photo by Chris Saucedo/Getty Images for SXSW

About Workplace Track


Let’s Talk About Mental Health in the Workplace

To improve how mental health, mental illness, and disabilities are handled – we must breakdown the taboo blocking these topics from entering the workplace.

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Wellness & SEL Workshop - 2019 - Photo by Benedict Jones

Wellness & SEL Workshop - 2019 - Photo by Benedict Jones


Dress Code: Presenting Queer in the Workplace

While queer style and beauty have gained increased visibility in mainstream fashion and entertainment, there are no federal laws that expressly prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. This panel will explore the obstacles to dressing visibly queer in the workplace, with with an in-depth focus on the intersection of race, ethnicity, gender, identity, and class.

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Neurodiversity in Tech: The Power of Inclusion

We often hear that the downside of technology is that it can isolate us. But what if you are already disconnected from those around you because of your genetic traits? With the help of technology and the power of video games, autistic individuals are developing social skills and learning focus techniques that are helping them navigate and excel in a “neural typical” world and opening up job opportunities.

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Ash Coleman

Head of Diversity & Inclusion

Credit Karma

Vishen Lakhiani



Shelby Aranyi

Service Designer


Bruce Daisly



Loren Mayor

President, Operations


Anita Dolce Vita

Anita Dolce Vita



Ryan Carson



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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.

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