Interactive News

Lots of important announcements this week for the SXSW family of events
Written by Kelly Krause | October 15, 2013

Press & Industry: ICYMI -- Thousands of Digital Creatives to Speak at SXSW Interactive 2014

Yesterday we revealed the majority of confirmed sessions for SXSW Interactive 2014, largely sourced via SXSW PanelPicker. With more than a thousand industry experts speaking in March, expect lots of buzz around emerging themes like "Privacy and Security," "Global Impact and Policy," "Design and Development," "Art, Science & Inspiration,"...

Peter Thiel was part of the impressive speaker lineup at SXSW 2013
Written by Hugh Forrest | October 14, 2013

No Lottery Tickets: Peter Thiel Video Spotlight from SXSW 2013

His spring 2012 course about startups and entrepreneurism ranked as one of the most popular offerings on the Stanford schedule. Yet, PayPal co-founder and high-powered tech investor Peter Thiel is also rather infamous for his comments on the failings of the US education system, as well as...

2014 SXSW Gaming Panels: First Batch of Confirmed Sessions Announced!

Later today, we will announce 500+ confirmed sessions for the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival. But as a preview to this announcement, I would like to highlight a few of the SXSW Gaming sessions that we are excited to host this season. If you are a fan, a game developer,...

Written by Cori Burford | October 14, 2013

Celebrate Innovation and Social Change at FIIS 2013

Santiago, Chile is a hub for Innovation and progressive thought - drawing entrepreneurs, artists and creative thinkers from around the world. The International Festival of Social Innovation (#fiis2013), held in Santiago from October 23-27, will celebrate just this, featuring a packed schedule of panels, music, workshops and networking opportunities....

Talk 2014 SXSW Interactive programming on Reddit
Written by Hugh Forrest | October 11, 2013

Talk It Out: SXSW Interactive AMA on Reddit on Monday, October 14 at 2:00 pm CST

The bulk of the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival content will be announced via this website on Monday, October 14. Discuss what sessions were selected for the event and why with the SXSW Interactive staff in a special Reddit AMA. This is also your opportunity to get answers on other...

October 14 is the big day for SXSW Interactive content announcement
Written by Hugh Forrest | October 11, 2013

Stay Tuned on Monday, October 14: Content for SXSW Interactive 2014

The all-important Monday, October 14 content announcement for the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival occurs in less than 72 hours. Stay tuned to this website for complete details on 500+ sessions that will cover everything from the future of transportation to the future of business to the future of design....

Workshop programming at 2013 SXSW Interactive Festival
Written by Nanci Lancaster | October 11, 2013

2014 SXSW Workshop Programming Announced Monday, October 14

For the bulk of our SXSW Interactive programming, any registrant with an Interactive, Gold, or Platinum badge must simply arrive to their room of choice, and as capacity allows, enter without any further restrictions. However, for our Interactive Extended Workshops, registrants must sign-up in advance to attend these...