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SXSW: Buy Badge By Oct 26 to Save Big!

The Forrest Four-Cast: October 23, 2018

Purchasing a badge for allows you to see big name speakers such as Sandy Carter (Amazon Web Services), Susan Fowler (New York Times), Bjarke Ingels (Bjarke Ingels Group), Valerie Jarrett (Obama Foundation), Douglas Rushkoff (author), Kevin Systrom (Instagram), Margrethe Vestager (European Union), and many more. See currently-confirmed Featured Speakers here and see currently-confirmed Keynotes here.

Purchasing a badge for also allows you to see the hundreds of sessions that make up the 2019 SXSW Conference. Click here for more information on the 600+ panels and presentations announced on October 9. Also remember that the two new tracks for next spring (“Blockchain & Cryptocurrency” and “Cannabusiness”) both occur in the March 14–16 timeframe.

After you register, book your lodging for March in Austin via SXSW Housing & Travel. Lots of great rooms still available!

More Austin events for the week of October 22
October 22: Austin Startup Meet Up
October 22: Introduction to User Experience Design
October 23: Art of the Gala
October 23: Girlstart Game Changers Luncheon with Emily Chang
October 23: Data Science Immersive Info Session
October 23: User Experience Design Immersive Info Session
October 23: Game Developer Open Mic
October 23: Community Action Night w/ Open Gov Working Group
October 23: Open Pitch Practice and Pizza
October 23: Travel Tech Meet Up
October 23: Austin on Rails
October 23: User Experience: Journey Mapping
October 24: Entrepreneurship Live with Samantha Snabs
October 24: Women Who Code Tech Talk
October 24: Empower Your Team with Individual Financial Security
October 24: Tech Talk @ Opcity
October 24: Tech Talk @ The Zebra
October 24: Atlas Obscura for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid
October 25: CREtech Austin
October 25: NonProfit Tech Club Austin
October 25: Austin Big Data AI Meet Up
October 25: Eight Steps to Identifying Your Ideal Customer
October 25-Nov 1: Austin Film Festival
October 26: Deadline to save $400 on SXSW 2019 registration
October 26: Demystifying Financials for Women Entrepreneurs
October 26: Lanham Napier: Great Businesses Are Built, Not Bought
October 26: Get Smart with Women Communicators of Austin
October 26: Leadership Teams for Business Success
October 27: Disruptexas Undergrad Pitch Competition
October 27–28: Texas Bitcoin Conference
October 27: Texas Bitcoin Conference After Party
October 27–28: 2018 Texas Book Festival

More Upcoming Austin Events
Oct 30: Marketing for Startups
Oct 30: PowerUp with Adam Lyons
Nov 1–3: Designing an Ethics Center for UT Austin
Nov 2: Deadline for Early Voting in Texas
Nov 6: 2018 Midterm Elections
Nov 6–7: Time Machine 2018
Nov 15: SXSW Pitch Entry Deadline
Nov 15: SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards Late Entry Deadline
Nov 27–28: Solar Business Festival
Jan 26: Smart City Saturday Teen-Only Hackathon

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.

Remember to vote on Tuesday, November 6. In Austin, early voting begins Monday, October 22 and continues through Friday, November 2.

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