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22 More Reasons to Register for SXSW 2018

The Forrest Four-Cast: October 10, 2017

Listed alphabetically by last name, Featured Speakers that are part of today’s announcement include Luvvie Ajayi (author), Steve Ballmer (USA Facts), W. Kamau Bell (United Shades of America), Stefan Blom (Spotify) with Josh Constine (TechCrunch), Sandy Carter (Amazon), Ana Marie Cox (Friends Like These) with Bree Newsome (activist), Ira Glass (This American Life), Tristan Harris (Time Well Spent), Hugh Herr (MIT Media Lab) with Aimee Mullins (athlete and model) and Hans Georg Näder (Ottobock), Yiying Lu (artist and designer), David Marcus (Facebook Messenger), Bruce Mau (designer), Daniel H. Pink (author), Brian Solis (Altimeter Group), Roy Spence (The Purpose Institute), Keith Urban (musician) and Lawrence Wright (author).

Save $400 on your badge for the 2018 event if you register before end of day on Friday, October 20. After you buy your badge, then book your hotel room via SXSW Housing & Travel. Plenty of great downtown rooms still available!

But wait wait there’s more! Look for more big SXSW content announcements over the next few days as the 2018 lineup of panels, presentations, networking events and other fun-filled activities begins to take shape.

Hugh Forrest serves as Chief Programming Officer at SXSW, the world’s most unique gathering of creative professionals. He also tries to write at least four paragraphs per day on Medium. These posts often cover tech-related trends; other times they focus on books, pop culture, sports and other current events.

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