SXSW Announces New Wave of Keynotes and Featured Speakers
South by Southwest ( SXSW ) Conference and Festivals has announced the next round of Keynotes and Featured Speakers for the 37 th edition of its annual Conference , which celebrates the convergence of technology , film , television , and music . SXSW takes place March 10-19 , 2023 in Austin , TX .
The Keynotes announced today include humanitarian , culinary innovator , educator , and founder of World Central Kitchen José Andrés , actor , producer , and New York Times bestselling author Priyanka Chopra Jonas , members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-nominated rock band New Order Bernard Sumner , Stephen Morris , and Gillian Gilbert , Grammy Award-nominated singer-songwriter and producer Margo Price , and Academy Award winner Tilda Swinton .
SXSW ’ s first announced Keynote Speaker was Patagonia CEO Ryan Gellert in conversation with Emmy Award-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author Katie Couric . Additionally , SXSW has announced a Keynote Session featuring the following members of the James Webb Space Telescope team , NASA Goddard Communications Team Lead for the James Webb Space Telescope Laura Betz , Astrophysicist and James Webb Space Telescope Deputy Project Scientist for Exoplanet Science Dr . Knicole Colón , Astrophysicist , Instrument Scientist for the European Space Agency , and Deputy Project Scientist in the Webb Mission Office at the Space Telescope Science Institute Macarena Garcia Marin , Planetary Scientist and James Webb Space Telescope Deputy Project Scientist for Planetary Science Dr . Stefanie Milam , and Astrophysicist and Deputy Project Scientist for James Webb Space Telescope Science Communications Dr . Amber Straughn .
The SXSW Conference is organized into 25 programming tracks presented across a variety of session formats . The tracks for 2023 include 2050 , Advertising & Brand Experience , Cannabis , Civic Engagement , Climate Change , Creating Film & Episodics , Culture , Design , Energy , Film & TV Industry , Food , Game Industry , Health & MedTech , Markets & Economies , Media Industry , Music & Tech , Music Careers , Psychedelics , Sports , Startups , Tech Industry , Transportation , Travel & Leisure , Workplace Revolution and XR & Metaverse .
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