50 Future-Focused Sessions at SXSW 2018

The Forrest Four-Cast: December 5, 2017

If you want to learn more about tomorrow, then there’s no better place to do this than SXSW in March in Austin. Listed by first letter of title, 50 sessions focused on the future that will be part of the 2018 event are as follows:

7 Non-Obvious Trends Changing The Future
A Hearable Future: Sound As Interface
Artful Eyes: A View From the Future
Back-End to the Future: A/B Testing What Counts
Blockchain and the Future of Global Governance
Brain-Computer Interfaces and the Future of Communication
Colliding Worlds, Shaping the Future of Esports
Culture Track: Innovating the Future of Culture
Designing & Building for a Data Science Future (as pictured above)
Earth v. Mars: The Future of Exploration
Ethical Personality Design: The Future of HCI
Extreme Bionics & The Future of Human Ability
Full Body Immersive: The Future of Fun
Future of Education’s Relationship with Startups
Future of Physical Retail in a Post-Digital World
Future Proof Media: Engaging Tomorrow’s Audience
How To Fix The Future
Harnessing Nature to Create a Sustainable Future
How to Market and Archive Today’s Artist’s Catalog for The Future
The Humanoid Future of Journalism
Meet the Kitchen of the Future: Trends in Food Tech
Modern Farms: Is the Future of Farming in Technology?
Prototyping at Scale: Designing Future Cars!
Prototyping the Future of Public Media
Prototyping the Future With Science Fiction
The Future and Impact of Real Estate Technology
Shaping the Future of Bread
Social Maps and the Future of Location-Based
Standing at the Crossroads of Fashion’s Future
Sustainability or Bust: The Future of Brands
The Connected Future of Sports and eSports
The Future is Grown: Mushroom Mycelium & Design
The Future of AI and Hiring
The Future of Business is Female
The Future of Employee Engagement & Retention
The Future of Energy Is Everyone’s Business
The Future of Food Delivery
The Future of Machine Learning: Worth the Hype?
The Future (of Media) Ain’t What It Used to Be
The Future of Messaging
The Future of Nation States
The Future of Sharing
The Future of Statistics in Esports
The Future of the Shopping Center
The Restaurant of the Future
Watch Your Language. The Future of AI Depends on It
Welcome to the Future of Cannabis
Who Is Defining the Future of Entertainment News?
Why Are Artists Vital to Tech’s Future (and Ours)?
Will AI Change the Future of Creativity?

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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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