Texas alumni co-founded SXSW, and Longhorns have been involved in the conference ever since.

This year, more than 100 Texas faculty, students, staff and alumni will lead SXSW sessions on everything from The Future of Food Delivery to When Health Care Goes High Tech.

Attend a Texas SXSW session and learn why we say What Starts Here Changes the World.™

March 9 – 18, 2018

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March 5 – 8, 2018

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Track_Change is a multi-platform publishing initiative of UT Austin exploring the forces of change at the personal, organizational, and global levels. During the month of March we’ll be following the brightest Texas stars as they educate, entertain, and inspire during SXSW and sharing our findings here with you.

Art School Evolution: How Fine Arts Grads Found A Home in the Modern Economy

How do colleges and universities forge new pathways that bridge arts, technology and creative problem-solving? Doug Dempster and Doreen Lorenzo discuss the arts college of the future.

UT at SXSW: Health Track

Dig deep into the innovations that are improving health care around the world

UT at SXSW: Startup & Tech Sectors Track

The most innovative and exciting entrepreneurs, founders, and funders come together to talk trends and best practices.

UT at SXSW: Workplace Track

Tackling the biggest issues and innovations in our working lives, from career development to work-life balance.

UT at SXSW: News & Journalism + Social Impact Tracks

Creating a better, more equitable world. Exploring how information is distributed and how it impacts our technological future.

UT at SXSW: Intelligent Future + Design + Code & Programming

Imagining a world where technology is embedded in every part of our lives to enable new possibilities. Exploring the responsibilities and opportunities for disruption through design in the modern world. Covering all aspects of the development process from inspiration to deployment.

UT at SXSW: Cities Summit + VR/AR + Food

Bringing together civic leaders, creative citizens, and urbanists to learn, strategize, and form partnerships to create better cities. Looking at how VR/AR technologies can reshape and enhance our understanding of the physical world around us. Exploring how technology and innovation can transform the food industry.

UT at SXSW: Style + Music Culture & Stories + Sports

Bringing together creatives from the fashion and technology community to explore the future of retail, wearable tech, and sustainability. Viewing music through a cultural lens. Diving into the sports world from all imaginable angles.

UT at SXSW: Film Festival & Conference

The SXSW Film Festival and Conference brings together the boldest and brightest innovators from the world of film and the Radio-Television-Film department at UT Austin is always well represented.

UT at SXSW EDU: Together, we change the world.

Cultivating and empowering a community of engaged stakeholders to advance teaching and learning.

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For any changes or questions during UT at SXSW please contact us at utsxsw@utexas.edu