2016 Schedule

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

Ignite SXSW: Futurama

Monday, March 14
5:00PM - 6:00PM

Austin Convention Center
Room 10AB
531 E 4th St

10 speakers will share their thoughts & stories about being from the future. Each speakers gets 20 slides that auto-advance every 15 seconds for 5 minutes on stage. It's going to be awesome!

Titles of presentations include:

Donte Parks - Embracing Diversity in Eight Steps or Less
Rose Broome - Benefit Corporations as a New Model for Business
Clay Broga - Are Slum Cities the Future?
Amanda Peyton - I'm in Wikileaks
Ruben Ortega - Opening AI
Jenny Rooke - Gene Editing in the age of CRISPR
Cesar Kuriyama - Life is Made of Seconds
Martin Wilner - A Psychoanalytic Drawing Practice on Pluto
Starlight Mundy - The Cutting-Edge of Cannabis: Make Your Mark

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Amanda Peyton

Google ATAP

Cesar Kuriyama at SXSW

Cesar Kuriyama

1 Second Everyday

Clay Broga at SXSW

Clay Broga


Freethink Media

Clay Broga is co-founder and CMO of Freethink, a production company and creative agency with offices in Washington, DC and New York City.

Freethink broke a Guinness World Record for largest fil...

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Donte Parks at SXSW

Donte Parks

Substantial Inc

Donte Parks is VP of Culture at Substantial, a digital development and design studio committed to building brilliant technology experiences. Founded in 2006, Substantial has worked with a variety o...

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Erica Berger

Founder & CEO


Jenny Rooke

Managing Dir

5 Prime Ventures

Liya Brook

Head of Partnerships

Spire Global

Martin Wilner at SXSW

Martin Wilner


SETI Institute/Weill Cornell Medical College

Martin Wilner is a largely self-taught artist and is represented in New York by Sperone Westwater and in London by Hales Gallery. He is also a psychoanalytically oriented psychiatrist in private pr...

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Ondi Timoner at SXSW

Ondi Timoner


BYOD: Bring Your Own Doc

Ruben Ortega at SXSW

Ruben Ortega


Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence

Starlight Mundy at SXSW

Starlight Mundy


Craft Mary Jane

I'm the swiss-army knife of kick-ass for cannabis entrepreneurs who are building their legal, legitimate businesses. I solve all sorts of problems, connect the right people, and have strategic, ind...

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