2016 Schedule

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

Reflections on the Austin Tech Scene Then and Now

Saturday, March 12
9:30AM - 10:30AM

Hilton Austin Downtown
Austin Chamber Offices
500 E 4th St

The robust Austin startup / tech scene of 2016 is largely a reflection / realization of what Pike Powers envisioned in the 1980s. Hear this legendary Austin leader talk about his vision from three decades ago -- and his vision moving forward.

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Howard Falkenberg at SXSW

Howard Falkenberg

Staats Falkenberg & Partners

HOWARD FALKENBERG, a senior communications strategist, is president of Staats Falkenberg, a Texas-based marketing communications company.

Howard began his professional career as a broadcast jo...

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Neal Spelce at SXSW

Neal Spelce

Neal Spelce Austin Letter

The Neal Spelce Austin Letter is your best source for weekly insight, trends, perspectives and analysis about one of the nation's most dynamic cities. Period. No one is more qualified to make sen...

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Pike Powers at SXSW

Pike Powers


The Pike Powers Group LLC

PIKE POWERS has played an integral role in developing Texas’ technology capabilities over the past 30 years. By engaging crucial collaboration of universities and state and local communities, he h...

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