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Friday 8th March 2013

  1. Opening Remarks from Bre Pettis to

    Featured Session on Friday 8th March

    Makerbot co founder and CEO Bre Pettis talks about the present and the future of the ongoing 3D printing revolution. Pettis will also cover one of the lessons he has ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)

  2. Tales of US Entrepreneurship Beyond Silicon Valley to

    Featured Session on Friday 8th March

    Erik Martin (GM, reddit) and Alexis Ohanian (cofounder, reddit) crowdfunded a bus, the Internet 2012 Campaign Tour bus, to collect, document and share stories throughout the American heartland. I'm going ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)

  3. Technology, Imagination & Exponential Thinking to

    Featured Session on Friday 8th March

    Today we live in a world where the exponential progression of technology is increasingly shrinking the lag time between what we can imagine and what we can create. We are ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)

Saturday 9th March 2013

  1. Vanity Fair Presents Yuri Milner and Bethany McLean to

    Featured Session on Saturday 9th March

    Vanity Fair Contributing Editor Bethany McLean interviews entrepreneur and venture capitalist Yuri Milner. Milner, founder of Digital Sky Technologies (now separate entities Mail.ru and DST Global) is known for his ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)

  2. Open Web Platform: Hopes & Fears to

    Featured Session on Saturday 9th March

    As part of the IEEE W3C Open Future Series, Tim Berners-Lee, who invented the World Wide Web in 1989, will discuss: "Open Web Platform: Hopes and Fears". Berners-Lee is the ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)

  3. Leap Motion & the Disappearing User Interface to

    Featured Session on Saturday 9th March

    Computing has made tremendous progress over the past two decades. However, to this day, users are presented a series of elements and choices for how to navigate a digital environment. ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)

  4. Elon Musk Keynote to

    Keynote on Saturday 9th March

    Lauded as the Henry Ford of this generation, Musk is the CEO and chief designer at SpaceX, where he overssees development of rockets and spacecraft for missions to Earth orbit ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)

  5. Al Gore on The Future to

    Featured Session on Saturday 9th March

    From the former vice president and #1 New York Times bestselling author comes An Inconvenient Truth for everything—a frank and clear-eyed assessment of the emerging forces that are reshaping our ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)

  6. Al Gore - Book Signing to

    Book/DVD signing on Saturday 9th March

    Al Gore will appear at the SX Bookstore to sign copies of “The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change” following his Featured session. Purchase a copy of The Future at ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)

Sunday 10th March 2013

  1. The Future of Google Search in a Mobile World to

    Featured Session on Sunday 10th March

    Amit Singhal is SVP and Google Fellow overseeing Google Search. He's currently leading Google's efforts to build more natural, conversational search that understands exactly what you mean and gives you ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)

  2. A Conversation with MSNBC's Rachel Maddow to

    Featured Session on Sunday 10th March

    The critically acclaimed host of MSNBC's “The Rachel Maddow Show” and one of America's leading progressive voices makes her SXSW debut. The cable news star brings her signature wit and ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)

  3. Tina Roth Eisenberg Keynote to

    Keynote on Sunday 10th March

    Tina Roth Eisenberg grew up in mountainous Switzerland, influenced by renowned Swiss design and a lot of fresh air. She is often referred to as "swissmiss," her popular design blog, ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)

  4. The Signal & the Noise to

    Featured Session on Sunday 10th March

    Nate Silver built an innovative system for predicting baseball performance, predicted the 2008 election within a hair's breadth, and became a national sensation as a blogger—all by the time he ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)

  5. The New Serendipity? to

    Featured Session on Sunday 10th March

    Serendipity is a fuzzy concept that has a powerful effect on our lives. More than blind luck, it's the product of lots of passion, insight, or proximity. As we live ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)

Monday 11th March 2013

  1. Stephen Wolfram: The Computational Future to

    Featured Session on Monday 11th March

    Stephen Wolfram will be giving his vision of what computation will do for people in the future. Not only as it applies to science and knowledge discovery, but also as ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)

  2. The Future of Location: From Social to Utility to

    Featured Session on Monday 11th March

    The map as we know it is on its last legs. People are no longer satisfied with a static map that simply tells them what's nearby. They want a personalized ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)

  3. Julie Uhrman & Josh Topolsky Keynote to

    Keynote on Monday 11th March

    Indie developers and open source principles provide the power and the passion for the SXSW Interactive Festival. With this core value of community collaboration in mind, we are very pleased ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)

  4. A Conversation with Steve Case to

    Featured Session on Monday 11th March

    To keep America's economic and innovation engine running, we must tap into the "secret sauce" that made the United States what it is today... our entrepreneurs. Reflecting on his experience ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)

  5. How to Solve the World's Problems to

    Featured Session on Monday 11th March

    The growing problems of the world -- from climate change, conflict, poverty, water scarcity, infectious disease to economic stagnation -- are not too hard to solve. Rather progress is stalled ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)

Tuesday 12th March 2013

  1. Jane Pratt: Secrets of a Publishing Renegade to

    Featured Session on Tuesday 12th March

    Jane Pratt, founder of Jane and Sassy magazines, reveals what went on behind the scenes as she burnt bridges, said things she shouldn't say out loud, and built a platform ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)

  2. The Big Power Shift in Media to

    Featured Session on Tuesday 12th March

    When SXSW Interactive began, blogging was new, people still sent email forwards, and print media stocks were at record highs. The South By crowd knew a big change was coming ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)

  3. Matthew Inman Keynote to

    Keynote on Tuesday 12th March

    One of the core missions of the SXSW Interactive Festival is to showcase those who use their creativity and artistic talent to make the world a better place. With this ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)

  4. Peter Thiel: You Are Not A Lottery Ticket to

    Featured Session on Tuesday 12th March

    Discourse and action in our society are increasingly dominated by the idea that the world cannot be known. But to what degree issuccess in this world dominated by luck? How ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)

  5. Bruce Sterling Closing Remarks to

    Featured Session on Tuesday 12th March

    Acclaimed science-fiction writer Bruce Sterling will again deliver the Closing Remarks at SXSW Interactive. Sterling's state-of-the-industry, state-of-the-world rants are one of the true highlights of the event, so don't miss ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)