SXSW 2020: New Keynote Speakers, Badge Information and Deadlines Announced

The much anticipated SXSW (South By Southwest) Conference and Festival that happens in Austin, Texas from March 13th through the March 22nd has some new announcements and updates recently posted. As part of the local SXSW community and Austin guru, we have compiled the latest speakers announced, badge information and important conference deadlines to help plan your SXSW experience.   

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SXSW 2020 Film Festival Updates

The South By Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival, located in Austin, Texas runs from March 13th through the 21st, 2020. As part of the SXSW local community, we wanted to inform you all of the newest reminders and updates for the SXSW 2020 Film Festival. Please see the latest and greatest news for SXSW 2020 Film Festival below.

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SXSW 2020 Submission Dates and Deadlines

SXSW 2020 planning season is in full swing even though the festival doesn’t start till March 13th! SXSW Festival happens annual in Austin, Texas and consists of Film, Music, Interactive, Gaming, Art, and SXSW EDU. This year SXSW will take place from March 13th through March 22nd with SXSW EDU running from March 9th through the 12th.

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The 2020 SXSW EDU Season Kicks Off With PanelPicker on July 1st

The 2020 SXSW Conference will be held March 13-22, 2020, in beautiful downtown Austin, Texas. The 2020 SXSW EDU will also return March 9-12, 2020 for the 10th annual Conference & Festival. The SXSW EDU® Conference & Festival fosters innovation in learning by hosting a community of optimistic, forward-thinking, purpose-driven stakeholders with a shared goal of impacting the future of teaching and learning. Since inception, SXSW EDU has been largely driven by the greater community. This includes everything from programming tracks to session speakers. On Monday, July 1 SXSW will begin accepting session entries for SXSW EDU 2020 via PanelPicker.

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The Annual ‘me Convention’ Returns to Frankfurt This Fall 2019

The annual me Convention, in collaboration between SXSW and Mercedes-Benz, returns to Frankfurt on September 11th through the 13th. The me Convention brings together thousands of curious minds who don’t just want to talk about the future – they want to help create it. For this year’s me Convention there will be an exploration the biggest issues and most promising ideas for society, business, science and our planet.

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Bose Audio Augmented Reality and #BoseFrames Pop-Up Made its Appearance In Austin

When you think of the brand, Bose, the first thing that normally springs to mind is speakers, definitely not Audio Augmented Reality (AR) or sunglasses but that is about to change. Last week during South By Southwest (SXSW) Bose announced the world’s first audio augmented reality platform, Bose AR. Also at SXSW the #BoseFrames pop-up came to Austin to debut sunglasses collection with built-in Bose speakers for an immersive audio experience. 

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Fender Launches Their New “Fender Next Program” Catering to Artist in the Music Industry Internationally

Fender has just launched their Fender Next program aimed at amplifying artists as they evolve throughout their musical careers. The first for Fender and the music instrument industry the program will showcase 50 new artists representing the new face of guitar worldwide. The Fender Next program was kicked off at South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Festival March 14th through the 15th with their “Fender Next House.”

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LG’s Inspiration Gallery Brings “Innovation for a Better Life” to SXSW 2019

This year was LG’s first time to exhibit during SXSW and they kicked it off with a bang! The LG Inspiration Gallery featured LG technologies that consisted of the LG SIGNATURE OLED TV R, a series of new AI robots, smart lighting solutions, LG’s first connected ice cream maker and the new LG HomeBrew capsule-based craft beer maker. While attending SXSW attendees had the chance to interact with their newest technology throughout the gallery. Our experience of the different exhibits at the LG Inspiration Gallery during SXSW 2019 is below.

SIGNATURE OLED TV R

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Sony WOW Studio Returns to South By Southwest with Innovative and Interactive Technology

During South By Southwest (SXSW) Interactive the Sony WOW studio showcased their latest R&D projects applying Sony’s cutting-edge technology and newest prototypes. Besides the talk sessions and presentations Sony’s exhibit consisted of the experiential exhibition under the theme of “Technology × Creativity”. While covering SXSW 2019 Interactive we had the opportunity to visit the Sony “Technology × Creativity”. Below is a recap of our SXSW Sony WOW studio experience

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SXSW Gaming 2019 Takes Over Austin Tomorrow!

SXSW Gaming is about to take over downtown Austin starting tomorrow, March 15th and throughout the weekend. Day one kicks off with an epic schedule of The Evolution of the Overwatch League, Halo Championship Series Invitational, Master of Games: Crafting the World of High School Esports and closing with SXSW Gaming Opening Party, presented by Blankos Block Party till 1am Friday night. The fun doesn’t stop there, SXSW Gaming will be in full gaming swing throughout Austin till Sunday’s SXSW Gaming Closing Party, presented by Alienware.

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