Now Announcing Focus15 Sessions for the 2020 SXSW Conference

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Making its comeback for a second year, we bring you the 2020 Focus15 sessions! These short solo presentations feature the wisdom and experience of the SXSW community. Focus15s are a group of four presentations taking place in a one-hour time block that are linked by a shared theme, topic, or trend. Speakers come from a variety of notable companies including Instacart, Dadabots, Eterneva, Hack the Planet, Invenio, RPA, Salesforce, The Knowledge Society, Twipe, and the United Negro College Fund National Alumni Council.

Focus15s can be found across the 22 tracks of the SXSW Conference and range in subject matter. They also will be taking place in various venues across the event. Add Focus15s of interest to your SXSW Schedule now to save time and venue information automatically to your Favorites list.

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Focus15 Highlights by Track

Convergence Tracks

Convergence Tracks grant primary access for all SXSW Badges.


Climate & Social Action

Connection & Culture

Experiential Storytelling

Game Industry

Media & Journalism


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Interactive Tracks

Interactive Tracks grant primary access for Platinum and Interactive Badges; secondary access to Film and Music Badges.

Advertising & Brand Experience


Fantastic Future

Health & MedTech



Tech Industry & Enterprise


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Music Tracks

Music Tracks grant primary access for Platinum and Music Badges; secondary access to Interactive and Film Badges.

Creating & Monetizing Music

Future of Music

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By Nicole Cappabianca