2016 Schedule

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

President Barack Obama Keynote Conversation

Friday, March 11
2:30PM - 3:30PM

Long Center
Dell Hall
701 W Riverside Dr

President Obama sits down with Evan Smith, CEO / Editor in Chief of The Texas Tribune, for a conversation about civic engagement in the 21st Century before an audience of creators, early adopters and entrepreneurs who are defining the future of our connected lives. The President will call on the audience to apply their ideas and talents to make technology work for us – especially when it comes to tackling big challenges like increasing participation in the political process and fighting climate change.

Note: Admission to this special event at the Long Center is via random ticket drawing -- see SXSW website for details.

Watch this session as it happens at sxsw.com/live

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Barack Obama


United States Of America

Evan Smith

CEO & Editor in Chief

The Texas Tribune


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