700+ Sessions Revealed for SXSW 2018!!

The Forrest Four-Cast: October 16, 2017

More than 700 panels, solo presentations and other kinds of compelling content for March Magic 2018 have now been revealed.

Check out this blog post on the SXSW website to learn more about all these sessions that cover so many areas of interest our community of creatives.

The 700+ sessions in today’s announcement are distributed amongst 24 different tracks. Some of these 24 tracks that we are most excited about for next spring include:

Code & Programming (March 10–14)
Design (March 9–13)
Experiential Storytelling (March 12–14)
Intelligent Future (March 9–14)
Startup & Tech Sectors (March 9–15)
VR / AR (March 13–15)

As part of the Startup & Tech Sectors track, look for a special series of blockchain-focused sessions that are scheduled for Wednesday, March 14 and Thursday, March 15.

Need even more geek-focused content in March? Then be sure to attend the keynote speech from Austin native William Hurley. In his hour-long presentation, the ever-animated Whurley will cover the endless impossibilities of the coming age of quantum computing.

SXSW Featured Speakers who are particularly focused on tech-related matters include Steve Ballmer (Ballmer Group), Mark Cuban (investor), Sandy Carter (Amazon Web Services), Steve Huffman (Reddit), Dr. Fei-Fei Li (Google Cloud), Joseph Lubin (Etherum), Tim O’Reilly (O’Reilly Media) and Amy Webb (The Future Today Institute).

The only way to experience this incredible programming at SXSW (as well as the event’s unparalleled networking opportunities) is to purchase a badge. But don’t delay — you will save $400 on the walkup price if you purchase your badge before end of day on Friday, October 20.

Finally, stay tuned to this space over the next few months as we do more and more in-depth explorations of all this exciting content for SXSW 2018.

Hugh Forrest serves as Chief Programming Officer at SXSW, the world’s most unique gathering of creative professionals. He also tries to write at least four paragraphs per day on Medium. These posts often cover tech-related trends; other times they focus on books, pop culture, sports and other current events.

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