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Two Big SXSW Deadlines for Thurs, Nov 15

The Forrest Four-Cast: November 13, 2018

The end of the day on Thursday, November 15 brings two big application deadlines for the SXSW 2019 season.

The first entry deadline is SXSW Pitch (formerly known as the SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event). If you are involved with a startup that wants to make the most of the March Magic platform, then you should apply to SXSW Pitch. For 2019, entries are accepted in 10 different categories ranging from “Artificial Intelligence” to “Blockchain” to “Enterprise & Smart Data” to “Transportation & Delivery.”

The second entry deadline is the SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards. Now in its 22nd year, his competition recognizes the most exciting tech developments in the connected world. For 2019, entries are accepted in 13 different categories ranging from “AI & Machine Learning” to “Health, Med, & BioTech” to “New Economy” to “Robotics and Hardware” to “Style & Wearable Tech” to “VR, AR & MR.”

For both SXSW Pitch and the SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards, entries close at 11:59 pm Pacific Time on November 15.

More Austin events for the week of November 12
Nov 12: BioAustin BioBash Fall 2018
Nov 12: Cofounders Wanted Austin Meet Up
Nov 12: EFF-Austin Meet Up
Nov 12: Austin Clojure Meet Up
Nov 12: AustinRB Meet Up
Nov 13: SXSW Office Hours at Capital Factory
Nov 13: Lunch and Learn: DoD Innovation with DIU Director Michael Brown
Nov 13: Austin Blockchain Technology & Hyperledger Meet Up
Nov 13: The Role of Technology in Social Impact
Nov 13: Veteran Epic Office Hours
Nov 13: Intro to Austin Startup Scene: Military Veteran Entrepreneurship
Nov 13: Austin Deep Learning Meet Up
Nov 13: Austin Hispanic Hackers Meet Up
Nov 13: Additive Manufacturing for Industry
Nov 14: The State of Texas Venture Capital
Nov 14: Startup Grind
Nov 14: MIT Executive MBA Austin
Nov 14: ​Ladies Lounge | Fail Fast: Stories from Female Entrepreneurs
Nov 14: Founders Party
Nov 14: Austin Python Meet Up
Nov 14: IoT Deep Dive Meet Up
Nov 15: SXSW Pitch Entry Deadline
Nov 15: SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards Late Entry Deadline
Nov 15: Wine & Wireframes: UX for Beginners
Nov 15: Austin Hardware Startup Meet Up
Nov 15: Austin Cassandra Users
Nov 15: Bleeding Edge Web Meet Up
Nov 15: IBM Watson Cognitive Tech Meet Up
Nov 15: Product Management Foundations 101 Training Workshop
Nov 15: Secrets To Hosting Great Events
Nov 15: Austin Cloud Technology Meetup Hosted by IBM
Nov 16: The Complexity of Storytelling Today
Nov 16: Radha Agrawa Book Reading
Nov 16: Origin Protocol Austin Demo and Meet Up: Road to Mainnet

More Upcoming Austin Events
Nov 27–28: Solar Business Festival
Nov 28: Janis Powers Book Reading
Nov 28: Campfire Entrepreneur Networking: Tech Ranch and IncubatorCTX
Dec 4: Keyholder 2018: She Is Key
Dec 7: Deadline to Save $300 on SXSW Registration Fees
Jan 26: Smart City Saturday Teen-Only Hackathon
May 7: Philanthropitch Austin

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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