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Sep 10, 2014, 13:58 ET

U.S. Secretary of Energy, Dr. Ernest Moniz and Ocean Explorer, Dr. Sylvia Earle Announced as SXSW Eco Keynotes

 South by Southwest Eco (SXSW Eco), a conference connecting the urgency of global sustainability challenges with the opportunity for...

Sep 08, 2014, 13:09 ET

SXSW Interactive Announces 12 Creative Industry Leaders To Join 2015 Featured Speaker Lineup

 Known for showcasing the brightest minds in the creative industry, the South By Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival (March 13-17) proudly...

Aug 26, 2014, 13:57 ET

SXSW Eco Announces Finalists for Startup Showcase and Place by Design Competitions

South by Southwest Eco (SXSW Eco), a conference connecting the urgency of global sustainability challenges with the opportunity for...

Jul 23, 2014, 13:57 ET

SXSW Eco Announces Biofuel Experts from Boeing and Masdar Institute as Keynote

South by Southwest Eco (SXSW Eco), a conference connecting the urgency of global sustainability challenges with the opportunity for breakthrough...

Jun 04, 2014, 10:01 ET

SXSW Eco Announces First Keynote, Initial Programming for 2014 Conference

South by Southwest Eco (SXSW Eco), a conference connecting the urgency of global challenges with the opportunity for breakthrough solutions, today...

Mar 18, 2014, 18:35 ET

SXSW Announces 2014 Grulke Prize Winners

 SXSW Music is pleased to announce the winners of the second annual Grulke Prize. The Prize, awarded in three categories, was developed in...

Mar 09, 2014, 09:00 ET

Lady Gaga Confirmed as Keynote Speaker for SXSW Music 2014

 The South By Southwest (SXSW) Music and Media Conference and Festival proudly announces multi-platinum selling, five-time Grammy-winning...

Oct 07, 2013, 09:01 ET

SXSW Eco 2013 Kicks Off; Draws Diverse Crowd of Sustainability Thought Leaders from Around the Globe

 SXSW Eco, a conference focused on progressing innovation and action around sustainability initiatives, begins today in Austin, TX at the...

Sep 12, 2013, 14:31 ET

SXSW Interactive Adds Awards Ceremony to Growing Gaming Expo

 The South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival today announced the inaugural SXSW Gaming Awards to take place on Saturday evening, March...

Sep 04, 2013, 09:03 ET

SXSW Eco Puts Cultural Thought Leaders Center Stage, Announces Grassroots Activist and Cultural Icon, Shepard Fairey, as Keynote

 SXSW Eco, a conference focused on progressing innovation and action around sustainability initiatives, today announced the contemporary artist...

Aug 21, 2013, 09:00 ET

SXSW Eco Announces Remainder of Content, Distinguished Speakers and Startup Showcase Finalists

 SXSW Eco, a conference centered on furthering innovation and action around sustainability initiatives, today announced distinguished speakers...

Jun 20, 2013, 11:00 ET

SXSW Eco Announces Keynote and Initial Programming for 2013 Event

 SXSW Eco, a conference focused on progressing innovation and action around environmental and sustainability initiatives, today...

Mar 05, 2013, 16:23 ET

SXSW Music Conference - Building To a Crescendo

The 27th annual South By Southwest Music Conference and Festival commences Tuesday, March 12 and runs through Sunday, March 17. In what has...

Jan 30, 2013, 13:20 ET

SXSW Announces 2013 Accelerator Finalists

The South by Southwest Interactive Festival today announced the finalists for the fifth annual SXSW Accelerator competition, taking place March 11...

Jan 22, 2013, 12:30 ET

SXSW Music Announces Clive Davis As A Featured Speaker

South By Southwest (SXSW) Music and Media Conference and Festival is proud to present Clive Davis as a Featured Speaker on Thursday, March...

Sep 18, 2012, 13:00 ET

Jessica Alba Speaks, Dept. of Energy Presents Hackathon at SXSW Eco

SXSW Eco, a unique three day conference, is proud to once again be bringing together innovators and decision makers from the public and private...

Aug 22, 2012, 15:36 ET

SXSW Eco 2012 -- Final Keynote Speaker Announced, Startup Showcase Semifinalists Announced, Event Schedule Now Available

SXSW Eco is pleased to announce Keynote Speaker Lance Hosey, President & CEO of GreenBlue and author of The Shape of Green: Aesthetics, Ecology...

Aug 07, 2012, 14:48 ET

SXSW Eco Announces Second Keynote, Multitude of Panels and Events

 SXSW Eco, in its second year, is bringing together a stellar lineup of keynote speakers, panels, panelists, workshops, multimedia...

Dec 12, 2011, 12:25 ET

SXSW Accelerator Announces Selection of the 2012 Judges Lineup and Event Emcees

South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive today announced the first round of judges and event emcees for the 2012 SXSW Accelerator, presented...

Aug 30, 2011, 14:13 ET

SXSW Eco Announces Alex Steffen to Give Opening Keynote Remarks

The green futurist, Alex Steffen, dubbed by the New York Times as the author of a " . . . stimulating blueprint for fostering progress that can fit...