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Watch the SXSW Eco 2013 Shepard Fairey Keynote

We're proud to release the full Tuesday Keynote from SXSW Eco 2013: Shepard Fairey: The Link Between Hearts and Minds. A groundbreaking artist and provocateur, Shepard discusses his best practices, past and future artistic pursuits and the importance of straightforward messaging in this inspirational and candid Keynote....

First Programming Announcement for SXSWedu 2014

The first programming announcement for SXSWedu, March 3-6, 2014 in Austin, Texas was just released! The exciting array of conference and festival news included the initial lineup of community-fueled sessions and workshops, eduFILM screenings, LAUNCHedu Emcees, and the SXSWedu Playground. Get the inside scoop on...

Register by October 18 and save big!
Written by Hugh Forrest | October 17, 2013

Buy Now and Save $400 on the Walkup Price: Friday, October 18 Registration Deadline for SXSW Interactive

More than 500 sessions for the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival have now been announced. Attending these amazing panels and presentations will likely provide you a year's worth of innovation, inspiration and creativity. SXSW also provides unparalleled networking opportunities that will help take your career to the next...

Previewing 2014 SXSports Content: Jeff Beckham Discusses How 3D Printing Will Become a Game-Changer

3D printing still seems like relatively new technology looking for its place in the mainstream, but that hasn’t stopped the sports world from picking up on the up-and-coming service. At SXSW 2014, Jeff Beckham -- who has covered the intersection of sports and technology for ESPN and Wired, among...

Nov 8 is entry deadline for 2014 SXSW Interactive Awards
Written by Andrew McNeill | October 15, 2013

Enter Now! SXSW Interactive Awards Final Application Deadline is Friday, November 8

Time flies, especially as the holidays approach, so don’t forget to enter the 2014 SXSW Interactive Awards before the 11:59 pm CST deadline on Friday, November 8. The Interactive Awards competition honors the creativity and innovation that shape our digital lives in more than 15 different categories including...

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...