Debates are rubbish say our British friends behind Turncoats. We're bringing their proven, irreverent model to SXSW Eco for a conversation unlike any other, outside of the confines of convention (and the convention center). The topic? Smart Cities are Dumb. Agree? Disagree? Good. Join us.
SXSW Eco is excited to announce that Austin Energy and Austin Technology Incubator will return as founding partners of the SXSW Eco Startup Showcase, a fast-paced pitch competition featuring top impact companies from around the world.
Submit by August 5 if you are interested in participating in the Film Program at SXSW Eco 2016!
Meet the new speakers and explore the exciting sessions we've just added to our 2016 lineup. Highlights include Tom Colicchio, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Microsoft's radical new approach to inclusive design, an exclusive look at ARPA-E, and more.
Is the built environment a catalyst for cultural generation? Architects Michael Ford and Bryan Lee are coming to SXSW Eco this fall to talk hip hop, design and social justice.
Take the weekend to put the finishing touches on your Startup Showcase application. We're extending the deadline to submit through Monday, June 27!
The class of 2015 Startup Showcase Finalists is already impressing us with the progress they have made since October. Collectively these inspiring social impact and cleantech companies have raised over $12M in funding, which they will use to bring their innovations closer to widespread adoption.
This is the time to start thinking about making Austin a destination for fall. SXSW Eco is shaping up to be one for the books this year.
Explore the future of carbon positive cities with renowned architect and designer William McDonough this October at SXSW Eco 2016.
We're excited to present the first round of sessions to make it into the SXSW Eco 2016 program along with exciting new speakers!