2016 Schedule

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

Can Austin Rule the AI World?

Saturday, March 12
5:00PM - 6:00PM

Hilton Austin Downtown
Austin Chamber Offices
500 E 4th St


Artificial intelligence and machine learning look to be big growth sectors in the next decade. But don’t let the techie term turn you off. Many believe that this is going to change the way everybody works, lives and plays, impacting the way consumers, patients, and employees interact with each other, the employers and other businesses. Some of the companies leading this charge are based in Central Texas. Find out why they believe Austin is the hub for all things cognitive. Why has this concentration developed here? What does Austin offer as a competitive advantage in this field that is not offered by other locations?

Hashtags: #sxsw #AI&Austin


Akshay Sabhikhi



Amir Husain at SXSW

Amir Husain

Founder & CEO

Sparkcognition Inc

Doreen Lorenzo at SXSW

Doreen Lorenzo

Dir of the Center for Integrated Design

University of Texas at Austin

Govil Anupam


Avasant LLC

Manoj Saxena

Founding General Partner & Managing Dir

The Entrepreneur's Fund


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