SXSW Eco Celebrates Global Change in Austin




South by Southwest (SXSW) Eco recently announced new sessions and the keynote speakers for the 2015 conference lineup. SXSW Eco creates a space for business leaders, investors, innovators and designers to exchange ideas and drive economic, environmental and social change. In its fifth year, this international forum for debate and discovery will be held at the Austin Convention Center October 5 to 7.

Keynote speakers, Dirk Ahlborn, CEO of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies and Chris Lewicki, President of Planetary Resources join additional thought leaders in delivering three days of  panels, workshops and inspiration. “SXSW features a unique and contagious optimism that technology and design can solve some of our greatest challenges. Our events are platforms to showcase bold, ambitious ideas that will change the way we live, work and relate to each other,” says SXSW Eco Executive Producer, Morgan Catalina.

The conference will feature collaborative events to introduce attendees to transformative products, technologies and ideas and features an array of industry experts to highlight important data and spark conversation about programs and policies that promise to re-shape our environment and our future.

Location: 500 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX. For more information, visit Schedule.SXSWEco.com.

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