2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Spying the Future at SXSW: A First Look at GT2035

Monday, March 14
9:30AM - 10:30AM

Austin Convention Center
Room 6AB
531 E 4th St

In 2015, SXSW audiences helped the National Intelligence Council i.d. themes to include in our next Global Trends report. For 2016, we're asking SX attendees to help us hone the final product for delivery to the next US President-Elect.

The NIC relies on first-hand engagement with diverse people and groups around the world to research Global Trends — which is why we want our first conversation about our 2035 projections to be WITH the public.

We don't need a DeLorean to get back to the future but we DO need YOU. Join the NIC's Suzanne Fry, Berkeley's Steve Weber, former CIA senior official Carmen Medina, and noted futurist David Brin at SXSW to help us anticipate the world of 2035.

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Carmen Medina at SXSW

Carmen Medina

Carmen is a Recovering Fed (recoveringfed.com) and a Rebel at Work (rebelsatwork.com) She retired in 2010 from a 32-year career at CIA. Today she cares about making sense of a quickly-evolving worl...

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David Brin at SXSW

David Brin

Futurist, author

David Brin

David Brin is a scientist, inventor, and New York Times bestselling author. With books translated into 25 languages, he has won multiple Hugo, Nebula, and other awards. A film directed by Kevin Cos...

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Steve Weber

Professor of Political Science & Professor at the School of Information

University of California at Berkeley

Steven Weber works at the intersection of technology markets, intellectual property regimes, and international politics. His research, teaching, and advisory work focus on the political economy of ...

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Suzanne Fry at SXSW

Suzanne Fry

Dir Strategic Futures Group

National Intelligence Council, Office of Director of National Intelligence

Suzanne Fry is Director of the Strategic Futures Group at the National Intelligence Council (NIC), where she is responsible for the Global Trends series and global and strategic issue analysis. Gl...

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