SXSW Social Good Hub

March 12-13. The SXSW Social Good Hub is a creative content space designed to unite attendees of SXSW Interactive, Film, and Music who are driving social innovation.


SXSW Social Good Hub

SXSW Social Good Hub – Photo by Lauren Lindely.

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About SXSW Social Good Hub

 

Curated and produced by the SXSW Eco programming team, the SXSW Social Good Hub presented by Caterpillar Foundation celebrates the creatives driving social impact within the music, film, and tech industries.

The Hub will be held at Techspace Austin (98 San Jacinto Blvd) from March 12-13 and feature collaborative programming exploring the future of social impact and how the incoming policy changes will shape the field. Our collaborative content is centered around the Program Themes below.

SXSW Social Good Hub is a component of the Social Impact Track, featuring panels programming at the JW Marriott from Saturday, March 11 – Wednesday, March 15.

The Hub will also feature one-on-one meeting opportunities and various networking events which are open to all SXSW badgeholders. Browse the full program of speakers, sessions, and special events below.

Program Themes

  • Speculative Design + Forecasting: Envisioning the Near Future of 2025
  • Civic Engagement
  • Arts + Culture
  • Empathy-Building
  • Equity + Inclusion

Schedule

Monday, March 13

10:15am-11:15am
Collaboration & Open Innovation in our Political Climate

11:00am-12:00pm
Connect: Dissidents Fighting Back with Information

11:30am-12:30pm
Happy Hour

12:15pm-1:15pm
Develop Your Narrative: A Storytelling Lab for Changemakers

12:45pm-1:45pm
“Naming and Faming:” Battling Government Corruption with Positivity

2:00pm-3:00pm
Happy Hour presented by The Charity Network

3:15pm-4:15pm
Empathy Building for Innovation

3:45pm-5:15pm
Designing Stories for Impact

4:30pm-5:30pm
The New Archive: How Tech Democratizes Historical Narratives
Presented by The New School

5:30pm-6:30pm
Happy Hour presented by The New School


Get Involved

  • Host office hours to meet with social entrepreneurs and designers
  • Submit an idea for a design sprint or participatory activity
  • Explore marketing opportunities

Contact sxgood@sxsw.com for more information.

SXSW Social Good Hub Is Presented By

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Special Thanks to Our Supporting Sponsors

       

2016 Photos

SXSW Social Good Hub – Photo by Lauren Lindley
Photo by Nicky Lochman
SXSW Social Good Hub – Photo by Lisa Hause
SXSW Social Good Hub – Photo by Lauren Lindley
Photo by Nicky Lochman
Left to right: SXSW Social Good Hub – Photo by Lauren Lindley, SXSW Social Good Hub – Photo by Nicky Lochman., SXSW Social Good Hub – Photo by Lisa Hause., SXSW Social Good Hub – Photo by Lauren Lindely., SXSW Social Good Hub – Photo by Lauren Lindley, SXSW Social Good Hub – Photo by Nicky Lochman.

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