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Hilton Austin Downtown

Venue Schedule

Mar 8, 2024
Mentor: Ellen Cassidy (Elemental Prep)
Mentor: Teresa Bigelow (Spiral5)
Actor & Filmmaker Meet Up
Beauty Professionals Meet Up
Women and Non-binary Creator Meet Up
Mentor: Arin Bryan (Redfin)
Mentor: Scott Issen (Future Founders)
Mentor: Zay Steinfeld (AWS, Amazon)
Social Impact Founders Meet Up
Space Innovation & Exploration Meet Up
Uncertainty is Underrated
Placeholder: Rebecca Fanin
Mentor: Barry Kahn (Duæl Track)
Mentor: Brent Chase (palbud)
Mentor: Jen Loy (CDW)
Immigrant Filmmaker & Artist Meet Up
Unforgettable Live Event Creator Meet Up
Investing in the Future of AI Infrastructure
Billionaire Benefactors: Ego & the Cosmos
Sober Space
Mar 8, 2024
6:00pm – 8:00pm CT
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Mar 9, 2024
Mentor: Dan Driscoll (Boutiq)
Mentor: David Aktary (AktaryTech)
HR and Decision-Science Meet Up
Tech in Sports: Recovery and Wellness Meet Up
Disabled Artists Challenging Representation Behind the Lens
SXSW Pitch: Food, Nutrition & Health
Space Architecture for Spaceship Earth
Mentor: Alex Fang (Onevaley)
Mentor: Ben Schragger (Duæl Track)
Mentor: Chang Su (Physician)
Event Tech Meet Up
Mar 9, 2024
11:30am – 12:30pm CT
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Neurodiverse Professionals Meet Up
Psychedelics Meet Up
Mar 9, 2024
11:30am – 12:30pm CT
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Transforming for the Future: Innovation, Tech, and the Army
How Allocators Find the Next Great VC
What The World Needs Is Ethical AI
Mentor: Rena Pacheco-Theard (Boutiq)
Latin Founders & Investors Meet Up
FinTech and eCommerce Meet Up
Mentor: Jeremy Anderson (Fifty Gazelles)
Brain Health Meet Up
Austin’s Queer Showcase Meet Up
SXSW Pitch: Enterprise & Smart Data
SXSW Pitch: Student Startup
Sober Space
Mar 9, 2024
6:00pm – 8:00pm CT
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Mar 10, 2024
SXSW Pitch: Extended Reality and Web3
How The Cloud Is A Trap
Privacy and AI: Taking Back Control Of Our Data
Mar 10, 2024
10:00am – 11:00am CT
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Mar 10, 2024
10:00am – 12:00pm CT
Mentor: Joaquin McPeek  (Centene)
Mentor: Paul Newnham (SDG2 Advocacy hub)
Mentor: Payton Nyquvest (Numinus)
Social Justice Meet Up
Solar + Storage Speed Networking Meet Up
Metaverse Builders and Creators Meet Up
Scaling Up With Mark Cuban & Andrew McCollum
SXSW Pitch: Entertainment, Media & Content
Navigating the Choppy Waters of Startup Growth
Tech Accessibility: A Key To Inclusion
The Greatest Innovator in the History of the World
Mar 10, 2024
11:30am – 12:30pm CT
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Mentor: Adam Rogers (Departure Lounge Inc.)
Mentor: Jay Runham (Morgan Stanley)
Mentor: Joe Sanchez (TechStars)
Mentor: John Canning (AMD)
Texas Video Game Industry Meet Up
HBCU Students and Alum Meet Up
SXSW Pitch: Innovative World
Featured Session: The Singularity Is Nearer
Mentor: Claire England (GPG Ventures)
French in Tech Meet Up
We're Here, We're Queer: LGBTQIA+ Meet Up
Animation Professionals Meet Up
SXSW Pitch: Future of Work
Raising Venture Capital During A Market Downturn
Why We Should Be Talking About Quantum
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Decentralized Social Happy Hour
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MeWe & Frequency
Mar 10, 2024
5:00pm – 6:00pm CT
Sober Space
Mar 10, 2024
6:00pm – 8:00pm CT
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SXSW Pitch Award Ceremony
SXSW Pitch Award Ceremony
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KPMG
Mar 10, 2024
6:30pm – 8:00pm CT
Mar 11, 2024
Mentor: Addy Ruth (Target)
Mentor: Sarah Endline (Harvard University)
Mentor: Tiffany Kieran (Games for Change)
PanelPicker Evaluators Meet Up #1
Swiftie Meet Up
Mar 11, 2024
10:00am – 11:00am CT
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SXSW Pitch Alum Winners Update
Mar 11, 2024
10:00am – 11:00am CT
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SXSW Pitch: Meet the Finalists
Mentor: Alon Gilboa (Explority)
Mentor: Anne Doepner (Minnesota Vikings)
Mentor: Maya Halfon Cordova (Xbox)
Mentor: Natasha Ahmed (Disruptive VC)
Mentor: Vanya Lazarova (Vanya Lazarova)
Independent Business Meet Up
Asian Creator Meet Up
Mar 11, 2024
11:30am – 12:30pm CT
UX Researchers and Designers Meet Up
Mentor: Dave Yeager (Showcase)
Mentor: Jeremy Gruber (Friends at Work)
Mentor: LaTecia Johnson (FORMLESS)
Mentor: Nina Musolino (Page 1 Management)
Exploring Emerging Tech: Real vs. Hype
How Product Leaders Navigate Turbulent Times
Mentor: Chase Neely (Leverage Brands)
Breaking Barriers: Female Founders and Investors
The SXSW Pitch Alumni Meet Up
DAO Users and Collaborative Tech Funding Meet Up
Mentor: Darian Farrell (Apple TV+)
Mentor: Laura Margolin (SoundCloud)
Mentor: Noah Smits (PEOPLE AMSTERDAM)
Mentor: Ryan Hadlock (7S MGMT)
Mentor: Sydney Wiklund (Genies)
Mentor: Tayla Ridley (Concord Music)
SXSW Pitch Winners Showcase
NASA’s Work in Quantum Science
AI News that’s Fit to Print
Mentor: Alana Selkowitz (Games for Change)
Mentor: Alex Levine (Xebec)
Mentor: Sean Thomas Evans (HCXR)
VR, AR, XR Dev Meet Up
Mar 11, 2024
4:00pm – 5:00pm CT
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Black Creators & Artist Meet Up
Women in Podcasting Meet Up
Mentor: Annie Flook (Propeller)
Mentor: Justin LaMotte (Black Wax)
Mentor: Paul Trueman (unhurd)
Mentor: Shayna Casey (Red Brick Songs)
Mentor: Trey Hicks (Painting Pictures)
Why the Future of AI Should be Open
Mar 11, 2024
4:00pm – 5:00pm CT
Rise of the Repeat Founder
The TRUTH About Quantum Computing
Sober Space
Mar 11, 2024
6:00pm – 8:00pm CT
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Mar 12, 2024
Mentor: Craig Snyder (Intellitix)
Mentor: David Allan (CNN)
Mentor: Mary Matheson (Arizona State University)
AAPI Meet Up
Mar 12, 2024
10:00am – 11:00am CT
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Fashion in Gaming Meet Up
Job Seekers Meet Up
Mar 12, 2024
10:00am – 11:00am CT
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Enabling AI Everywhere
EVs: A Big Bet Needing Big Data
eFuels: Saving the Combustion Engine and Beyond
Mar 12, 2024
10:00am – 11:00am CT
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Building America’s Premiere Black Tech Ecosystem
Mentor: Fani Sazaklidou (Adidas)
Mentor: Harold Hughes (BandWagon)
Mentor: Katie Stolp (Think Power)
Mentor: Mary Bailey (Last Prisoner Project)