MARCH 8-12 | AUSTIN, TEXAS
Every year, world class technologists, creatives and marketers from across the globe converge for the ultimate celebration of innovation. This year, we’re thrilled to once again present four action-packed days featuring cutting-edge activations, provocative new ideas from our experts, and so much more!
THE EXPERIENCE CANTINAThe Experience Cantina is back
MAIN STAGE SESSIONSThe people have spoken, and
EXPERT SPEAKER SERIESJoin us for an exclusively
FJORD STUDIO IMMERSIONSAt Fjord’s interactive
If you’re on the hunt for fresh perspectives, insights and ideas,
look no further than our SXSW speaker sessions!
If AI can bring back JFK’s voice, can it bring back his decisions, morals and views? Could we get JFK “back” into the White House and apply his thinking to the
problems facing the US today?
Presented by Al Byrnes
The use cases for VR are far-reaching and transformational. This session will show you how VR is keeping children safe by training caseworkers to become seasoned decision makers.
A talk exploring how to reclaim and redefine empathy in design thinking.
Presented by Martha Cotton
Battle of the Extremes: An AI Moderated Debate
We are living in a time of unprecedented division. But artificial intelligence can help us identify and drive out extremism, encourage middle ground thinking and achieve consensus. Join our debate! Bonus: it’ll be moderated by an AI bot.
Presented by Jon Wilkins
Human Heartbeat: The Ultimate Value Exchange
Tech evolution has made biometric data increasingly accessible, and consumers are more willing to share in exchange for their own benefits. The human heartbeat is now a powerful tool to personalize and measure every human experience.
Presented by Eco Moliterno
The Magic of Friction in Human Experiences
Brands today are striving for “frictionless,” but it’s the frictionFUL moments that make up Peak Human Experiences. Discover how to use friction as a powerful tool for user engagement and excitement.
Presented by Jon Wilkins
Responsible Innovation – Designing for Social Impact
Designing for social impact is our collective responsibility. Let’s explore provocative influencing factors around design, technology, and responsible innovation to close the widening digital divide.
Presented by Tanarra Schneider
Virtual Humanity: Creating Ethical Immersive Worlds
In virtual, mixed and augmented reality worlds with hyper-realistic avatars and dreamlike landscapes, what creative and ethical standards keep us connected to reality? Find out more.
Presented by Rori Duboff
Artisanal AI: A Marriage of Tech and Human Touch
As AI systems become more commonplace, products will be increasingly machine-generated and flawless. Unique human outputs will be rare and, therefore, more valuable. However, the marriage of human touch and AI will co-create a new paradigm entirely.
The Experience Cantina is our innovation playground where you’ll find tech-fueled activations guaranteed to blow your mind! Our 2019 collection is under wraps for now, but check out last year’s experience below.
Note: the Cantina is open to all attendees and does not require a SXSW Interactive festival badge.
At Fjord’s interactive workshops, you’ll discover valuable insights and best practices guaranteed to help you (and your brand!) thrive in today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape.
The sessions will be revealed soon. In the meantime, email us if you want more details.EMAIL US