SXSW Eco Announces Additional Programming and Speakers, Schedule Now Live

Jul 28, 2015, 11:00 ET from SXSW Eco

AUSTIN, Texas, July 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/-- SXSW Eco®, a conference that celebrates the power of design, technology and business to drive global change, revealed additional programming and speakers along with the launch of their 2015 conference schedule.

Speaker highlights include Nancy Pfund (DBL Investors), Mark Magana (President & CEO, GreenLatinos), Anica Landreneau (Global Director of Sustainability, HOK), Andrew Chung (Khosla Ventures), and Jennifer Kim Field (United Nations Foundation); Sessions include Dr. Robert Fraley (CTO, Monsanto) in conversation with Mark Fischetti (Senior Editor, Scientific American) and panels featuring AMD, Carnegie Endowment, Chipotle, IDEO, Mozilla, Nest Labs, New School, oPower, Purpose, Rockefeller Foundation, Steelcase, Target, XPRIZE and more.

SXSW Eco will feature three days of informative panels and workshops, inspirational speakers, intensive coaching programs, pitch competitions, workshops, networking events, receptions and much more.The SXSW Eco 2015 schedule is now live and can be viewed at To attend SXSW Eco, register by Friday, July 31 to save 40% off the walk-up rate.

Now in its fifth year, SXSW Eco features an increased focus on technology, business and design, represented through the following themes: Cities, Energy + Water, Policy, Corporate Social Responsibility, Communications, Design and Startup Central. In addition, Biomimicry Institute will host the Nature, Innovation and the Future of Design track and Bloomberg BNA will return with the Policy Action Series, featuring an array of industry experts to highlight valuable data and spark conversation about programs and policies.

About SXSW Eco

SXSW Eco creates a space for business leaders, investors, innovators and designers to advance solutions that drive economic, environmental and social change. In its fifth year, the conference will feature collaborative events to facilitate direct connections, as well as focused panel sessions and exciting competitions that will introduce attendees to transformative products, technologies and ideas. Through provocative programming, strategic alliances and global participation, SXSW Eco supports the communities creating a positive impact.

SXSW Eco 2015 is sponsored by Austin Energy, Austin Technology Incubator, Biomimicry Institute, Direct Energy, Bloomberg BNA, Timberland, XPRIZE and City of Austin Resource Recovery.

Press Credentials: If you are a member of the press and interested in attending, media registration for SXSW Eco 2015 is now open through September 18, 2015. Please visit  for more information.


Brett Cannon

SXSW Eco Press & Publicity