New and Noteworthy for SXSW Interactive 2016

Hugh Forrest

Hugh Forrest
Director, SXSW Interactive

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Stateside Theater, 719 Congress Ave.
Downtown Austin
5:15 p.m. – Doors and Bar Open
6:00 p.m. – Presentation, Q&A
7:00 p.m. – Reception
Free and open to the public

Get a detailed rundown on all the changes planned for SXSW Interactive Festival this March in Austin. From new dates for the SX Health & MedTech Expo to a new location for the SXSW Gaming Expo to the all-new Online Harassment Summit, the 2016 event includes lots of important tweaks, revisions and alterations. Learn how you can maximize the career-enhancing benefits of SXSW by attending this special Groundhog Day edition of the Austin Forum.




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Hugh Forrest serves as the director of the South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) Festival. This event brings more than 25,000 digital creatives from across the United States and around the world to Austin for five days of panels, brainstorming, networking, deal-making and fun. Forrest graduated from Austin High School in 1980, and then majored in English at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio. Before joining the SXSW team, he founded a small alternative publication called The Austin Challenger.
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