South by Southwest LIVE – 2016 Schedule of Events

It’s that time of year again! This is the 30th (wow, really?) year of the South by Southwest (or SXSW) convention. Once again there are a variety of events being live-streamed out to the interwebs direct from Austin. Here’s your guide to what’s live in 2016.

President Obama SXSW Live
President Obama among the keynotes being live streamed from South by Southwest 2016. (Photo credit mystatesman)

*Note: all times are CT, which is 1 hour behind ET.

Here’s a list of the events planned for:


9:30 AM:Countering Violent Extremism on Digital Platforms with John Allen
11:00 AM:Distributed: A New OS for the Digital Economy with Douglas Rushkoff
12:30 PM:The Future of Media Companies with Frank Cooper
2:00 PM:Keynote: Daring Greatly with Brené Brown
3:30 PM:Unstoppable Trends that are Changing the World with Max Levchin
5:00 PM:Creating the Modern Media Company with Jim Bankoff and Julia Boorstin


11:00 AM:Rodney Brooks in Conversation with Nick Thompson with Nicholas Thompson and Rodney Brooks
12:30 PM:Wikipedia: Beyond the Encyclopedia with Guy Kawasaki and Jimmy Wales
2:00 PM:Elephant in the Valley with Michele Madansky and Trae Vassallo
3:30 PM:Anthony Bourdain as Interviewed by Nathan Thornburgh with Anthony Bourdain and Nathan Thornburgh
5:00 PM:Crowdsourcing the Hyperloop with Dirk Ahlborn


9:30 AM:Meet Nom: Food and The Future of Live Video with Steve Chen
11:00 AM:We the People: Using Tech to Solve Big Challenges with Aden Van Noppen, Clarence Wardell, Haley Van Dyck, and Megan Smith
12:30 PM:Accessing the Inaccessible: Evolving Search with Biz Stone and Danny Sullivan
2:00 PM:How a Sports Giant Is Now Tackling Your Health with Kevin Plank and Robert Safian
3:30 PM:Coding on Camera: MR. ROBOT and Authenticity on TV with Christian Slater, Kevin Sullivan, Rami Malek, and Sam Esmail
5:00 PM:12 Inevitable Tech Forces That Will Shape Our Future with Kevin Kelly


9:30 AM:Creating a Movement: The Story of SoulCycle with Elizabeth Cutler, Julie Rice, and Kim Last
11:00 AM:Stewart Butterfield in Conversation with Farhad Manjoo with Stewart Butterfield and Farhad Manjoo
12:30 PM:What Works: Gender Equality by Design with Iris Bohnet
2:00 PM:Why Happiness Is Hard and How to Make It Easier with Andy Puddicombe
3:30 PM:It’s Not About an iPhone: Fixing the Encryption Mess with Charles Henderson, Kayla Tausche, Michael Slaby, and Misha Govshteyn
5:00 PM:Closing Remarks: Bruce Sterling with Bruce Sterling

The interactive portion of south by ends on Tuesday, but you can get a full list of live streaming events on the site (extending through March 18), or follow the conference twitter account for live sxsw news.

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