SXSW PanelPicker: Future Sex
Technology has already changed the way we meet, the way we date, and the way we interact. And it can to change the way we make love — figuratively and literally. We’ve gotten a ton of speaking proposals in the 2020 SXSW PanelPicker that touch on the subject of love, sex, and intimacy, whether our partners are spouses or sex workers, friends or strangers, humans or robots.
- Staying Human After Sex Robots/AI Become “Perfect”
- Love in the Robotic Age
- Erotic Love in a Robotic Age
- Can’t Touch THIS: the Future of Touch, Tech & Sex
- Sex Tech Unleashed
- 3 Dimensional Future. NASA +Air Mobility +More Sex
- Using Sex And Porn Online To Change The World IRL
- New Intimacy — Sex, Lust, and Relationships in XR
- Femtech: What Is It and Why We Need It
- Joie de vivre 1.0.1
- Empathize, Connect, Create: Healing Post-#MeToo
- Sex, Religion & Work: Global Impact of the Gig Economy
- How Sex Tech is Leading the Sex Positive Movement
- Love, Memes and the Future of XR Human Connection
- Swiping Right in the Era of Digital Love
- Will Machines Ever Fall In Love?
These are just a few of the thousands of ideas that have been entered via the 2020 SXSW PanelPicker — speaking proposals cover everything from astrobiology to nanotechnology to zebras and everything in between. That’s where you come in! Sign in to your SXSW account (or create a new one) to vote and comment on the proposals that you think should be part of next year’s March Magic. But hurry because voting ends at 11:59 Pacific Time on Friday, August 23.
Play with the “Search” button on the left side of the interface to find (and vote for) other thought-provoking trends and themes including Business, Robots & AI, Building Trust, Cannabusiness and Success.
About 10-20% of the proposals will be accepted as sessions for the March 2020 event. These sessions will be announced on the SXSW website in mid-October. Buy your badge now so you can be part of the massive learning, discovery, cross-industry networking and creativity that is South by Southwest.
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.