SXSW '18 BLOG: Day One Film/Interactive Options

Plenty of Things To Do for SXSW Day One '18

March 9, 2018

Day One has arrived as we have morning temperatures in the comfy mid 60s.  One of the most difficult things to do at SXSW is to decide WHAT to do and WHEN.  With so many options to choose from, it can get overwhelming.  We'll post March 9th's interactive/film activities below - and stay tuned to our Twitter account for on-the-scene posts.

TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS (MARCH 9, FRIDAY)

PROGRAMMING

AI: Transforming Luxury, Fashion and Beauty
11:00am – 12:00pm | Four Seasons, Ballroom CD

Ceci N'est Pas un Hacker: Modern Hacking Examined
11:00am – 12:00pm | JW Marriott, Salon 7

Conflicting Visions: The Debate on Net Neutrality
12:30pm – 1:30pm | Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon F

Re-Connecting the Mind to the Body
12:30pm – 1:30pm | Austin Convention Center, Room 18ABCD

Diversity and Inclusion in the Sports Industry
3:30pm – 4:30pm | JW Marriott, Salon C

First Amendment Report Card
3:30pm – 4:30pm | Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon G

Design in the Criminal Justice System
5:00pm – 6:00pm | Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon F

Faith and Fashion: Why Representation Matters
5:00pm – 6:00pm | Four Seasons, Ballroom CD

Cavett on Comedy with Dave Hill
6:00pm – 7:30pm | Esther's Follies

Final Portrait
6:00pm – 7:30pm | Stateside Theatre

Animated Shorts
6:30pm – 8:22pm | Alamo Lamar A

Untitled Blumhouse-Bazelevs Film
11:55pm – 1:23am | Alamo Ritz 1

Check out our industry friend Deb's SXSW Spotify playlist!

NETWORKING

Palm Park presented by Mercedes-Benz & smart
9:00am - 9:00pm | Palm Park

Nerdist House
11:00am – 12:00am | Banger’s

First Time to SXSW Meet Up
5:00pm – 6:00pm | Austin Convention Center, Ballroom EFG

SXSW Interactive Opening Party hosted by Accenture Interactive @ Micheladas
8:00pm – 11:00pm | Micheladas

SXSW FILM OPENING PARTY CELEBRATING ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL
Presented by 20th Century Fox & Troublemaker Studios
9:30pm – 12:30am | Troublemaker Studios

FRIDAY'S SCHEDULE 

ENCORE SESSIONS

The Anatomy of a Trend
2:00pm – 3:00pm | Four Seasons, Ballroom AB

Default=Health: How Tech Can Refactor Modern Life
2:00pm – 3:00pm | Austin Convention Center, Room 9AB

Scaling Design Systems: Pixels to People
2:00pm – 3:00pm | JW Marriott, Salon E

Not Only the Lonely: How We All Can Be Happier
2:00pm – 3:00pm | Austin Convention Center, Room 8ABC

Reach Out: The Networking Strategy You Need Today
2:00pm – 3:00pm | Austin Convention Center, Room 9C

INFORMATION STATION

Registration Hours | 9:00am - 11:00pm

Weather | Cloudy Hi: 71°F/ 22°C   Low: 65°F/18°C

Hungry? Head to the SouthBites Trailer Park | 11:00am - 12:00am

SXSW Registrants Lounge | 3:00pm - 7:00pm

Need a Lyft? Get $5 off your first ride with code SXSW2018

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