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SXSW Conference & Festival 2017 - Austin, Texas

SXSW Conference & Festival 2017 - Austin, Texas

Join us March 10-19 in Austin, Texas for SXSW 2017 and be a part of one of the most diverse, collaborative, and inventive communities in the world.

What's New for 2017?

We’ve streamlined our event with 24 conference tracks covering a wide variety of topics as seen through the lens of entertainment, tech, and culture. The Interactive, Film, Music, and Comedy festivals promise to bring unparalleled opportunities to discover and connect.

Speakers Include:

Noor Tagouri
Rainn Wilson
Shiza Shahid
Justin Baldoni
Richard Gladstein
Gale Anne Hurd
Ruth Vitale
Dr. Dieter Zetsche
Nile Rodgers

Agenda Topics Include:

Thursday, March 9, 2017
9:00am-11:00pm Registration Open

Friday, March 10, 2017
9:00am-11:00pm Registration Open
11:00am-6:00pm SXSW Create
11:00am-2:00pm BBQ Crash Course
12:00pm-1:30pm Taco Meet Up I*
2:00pm-3:00pm SXSW Conference Keynote (Interactive)
2:00pm-6:00pm SXSW Conference Sessions
4:00pm-2:00am Film Festival Screenings
8:00pm-11:00pm Interactive Festival Opening Party
10:00pm-1:00am Film Festival Opening Party
TBD Music Festival Opening Party

Saturday, March 11, 2017
9:00am-6:00pm Registration Open
9:30am-6:00pm SXSW Conference Sessions
9:30am-6:00pm SXSW Accelerator
10:00am-2:00am Film Festival Screenings
10:00am-6:00pm SXSW Job Market
11:00am-6:00pm SXSW Create
11:00am-12:00pm SXSW Conference Keynote (Film)
2:00pm-3:00pm SXSW Conference Keynote (Interactive)

Sunday, March 12, 2017
9:00am-6:00pm Registration Open
9:30am-6:00pm SXSW Conference Sessions
9:30am-6:00pm SXSW Accelerator
10:00am-2:00am Film Festival Screenings
10:00am-6:00pm SXSW Job Market
10:00am-6:00pm SXSW Trade Show
11:00am-12:00pm SXSW Conference Keynote (Film)
11:00am-6:00pm SXSW Create
11:00am-6:00pm Next Stage
2:00pm-3:00pm SXSW Conference Keynote (Interactive)
7:00pm-9:00pm SXSW Accelerator Awards

Monday, March 13, 2017
9:00am-6:00pm Registration Open
9:30am-6:00pm SXSW Conference Sessions
10:00am-2:00am Film Festival Screenings
10:00am-6:00pm SXSW Trade Show
11:00am-12:00pm SXSW Conference Keynote (Film)
11:00am-6:00pm Next Stage
2:00pm-3:00pm SXSW Conference Keynote (Interactive)
8:00pm-2:00am Music Festival Showcases

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
9:00am-10:00pm Registration Open
9:30am-6:00pm SXSW Conference Sessions
10:00am-2:00am Film Festival Screenings
10:00am-6:00pm SXSW Trade Show
11:00am-12:00pm SXSW Conference Keynote (Film)
11:00am-6:00pm Next Stage
2:00pm-3:00pm SXSW Conference Keynote (Interactive)
7:00pm-9:00pm Interactive Innovation Awards
8:00pm-9:00pm Film Festival Awards
8:00pm-2:00am Music Festival Showcases
8:30pm-2:00am Interactive Festival Closing Party
9:00pm-1:00am Film Festival Intermission Party

Wednesday March 15, 2017
9:00am-10:00pm Registration Open
10:00am-2:00am SXSW Film Festival Screenings
10:00am-2:00pm SXSW Trade Show
11:00am-12:00pm SXSW Conference Keynote (Music)
11:00am-6:00pm Next Stage
11:00am-6:00pm SXSW Conference Sessions
12:00pm-6:00pm Radio Day Stage Showcases
12:00pm-6:00pm International Day Stage Showcases
8:00pm-2:00am Music Festival Showcases

Thursday, March 16, 2017
9:00am-10:00pm Registration Open
10:00am-2:00am Film Festival Screenings
11:00am-12:00pm SXSW Conference Keynote (Music)
11:00am- 6:00pm SXSW Conference Sessions
12:00pm-4:00pm Radio Day Stage Showcases
12:00pm-4:00pm International Day Stage Showcases
12:00pm-8:00pm SXSW Gaming Expo
2:00pm-6:00pm Flatstock Poster Show
8:00pm-2:00am Music Festival Showcases

Friday, March 17, 2017
9:00am-7:00pm Registration Open
10:00am-2:00am Film Festival Screenings
11:00am-6:00pm Flatstock Poster Show
11:00am-6:00pm SXSW Conference Sessions
11:00am-12:00pm SXSW Conference Keynote (Music)
12:00pm-2:00pm Taco Meetup II*
12:00pm-4:00pm Radio Day Stage Showcases
12:00pm-4:00pm International Day Stage Showcases
12:00pm-8:00pm SXSW Gaming Expo
8:00pm-2:00am Music Festival Showcases

Saturday, March 18, 2017
11:00am-4:00pm Registration Open
10:00am-2:00am Film Festival Screenings
11:00am-6:00pm Flatstock Poster Show
11:00am-4:30pm SXSW Conference Sessions
11:00am-12:00pm SXSW Conference Keynote (Music)
12:00pm-4:00pm Radio Day Stage Showcases
12:00pm-4:00pm International Day Stage Showcases
12:00pm-8:00pm SXSW Gaming Expo
7:00pm-9:00pm SXSW Gaming Awards
8:00pm-2:00am Music Festival Showcases

Sunday, March 19, 2017
12:30pm-5:30pm Barbecue and Softball Tournament
8:00pm-2:00am Music Festival Closing Party (Open to the Public)

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