Sessions

Tuesday Keynote and More All-Star Programming Added to 2015 Event

Dr. Astro Teller currently oversees Google[x], Google’s moonshot factory for building magical, audaciously impactful ideas that can be brought to reality through science and technology.

Before joining Google, Astro was the co-founding CEO of Cerebellum Capital, Inc, an AI-based investment management firm. Previously, Astro was the co-founding CEO of BodyMedia,...

The 2014 SXSW Music Conference
Written by Rory Burbeck | January 27, 2015

Music Conference Spotlight: Next Phase of Digital Discovery & Content Curation

Throughout the history of the internet, musical tastemakers have come and gone. There now seems to be a divide over machine-curated and human-curated music services - more specifically, which sources offer the better experience?

So, what does the future hold for digital music discovery? Five speakers - including David Porter...

Lyft CEO Logan Green is Monday, March 16 Interactive Keynote Photo courtesy of talent
Written by Todd Hansen | January 27, 2015

Lyft CEO Logan Green Will Drive Interactive Keynote Monday, March 16

Logan Green, co-founder and CEO of Lyft has a vision to fill the 80 percent of empty seats on the road and ultimately transform the face of transportation around the world. Long fascinated by innovation in transportation, Green grew up in Southern California and spent a lot of his...

2015 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Latino and Latina Entrepreneur & Startup Meet Up

This year on the Session Spotlight blog, we’re featuring the elements of the SXSW Interactive Festival that make for a great event – solo sessions, duos, Core Conversations, Future15s, workshops, panels and, for the first time this year, Meet Ups. Sara Inés Calderón is the organizer of the ...

The 2014 SXSW Music Conference
Written by Rory Burbeck | January 20, 2015

Music Conference Spotlight: Should Music Mags Survive or Get Killed Off?

What do you think? It’s a bold question with no easy answer. Music publications are fighting for survival in a digital world against a lot of competition, and several have already lost that battle.

Speakers Ann Powers (NPR), Joe Levy (Billboard) and Nathan Brackett (Rolling Stone) will be led by...

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