EU@SXSW

Schedule of events Palm Door
508 East 6th Street

11th March

@ 6:30pm – 9:00pm

Opening Reception

Meet the European Union Ambassador to the U.S. David O'Sullivan while Irish musicians jam on stage, chat with EU startups on our deck, and catch a Eurochannel short film in our black box theatre

11 March, Saturday @ 6:30pm

12th March

@ 10:00am – 12:45pm

LUX Film Prize Watch Party

Wake up with European coffee and pastries while taking in the Oscar nominated 2017 LUX Prize winning film 'Toni Erdmann'

12 March, Sunday @ 10:00am

@ 10:00am – 5:30pm

Startup Demo Deck

Get to know EU startups anytime throughout the day on our outdoor deck

12 March, Sunday @ 10:00am

@ 12:45pm – 2:00pm

Panel Discussion ‘Cinema as an Agent for Change’

Panel discussion 'Cinema as an Agent for Change' In partnership with the European Parliament

12 March, Sunday @ 12:45pm

@ 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Ethics and Values in Digital Trade Policy

EU and US experts offer insights into the values driving EU policymaking and what this means for trade across borders

12 March, Sunday @ 2:00pm

@ 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Eurochannel Shorts

Take a short trip to EU countries through the 8th annual Eurochannel Short Films Tour including comedies, dramas, and animation around the theme "happiness"

12 March, Sunday @ 3:00pm

@ 5:00pm – 7:00 pm

Nordic Evening: Can climate be a driver for city-led innovation? Cases from Nordics and USA

In this Nordic-American session, we will explore how climate change has spurred new and innovative approaches to urban design in the Nordic countries and in the US.

12 March, Sunday @ 5:00pm

@ 7:00pm – 9:00 PM

Nordic Pitch Night

The 10 coolest Nordic startups will take the stage on March 12 and pitch their companies in front a VC panel.

12 March, Sunday @ 7:00pm

@ 7:30pm – 9:00 PM

Nordic Evening: Film Industry Presentations

Nordic films have a strong presence at this year's SXSW, and at the same time the Nordic region is becoming a more and more attractive shooting location for filmmakers worldwide. These presentations by producers, directors and film commission execs reveal secrets and deliver facts on how to benefit from the potential in the territory.

12 March, Sunday @ 7:30pm

@ 9:00pm – 11:00 PM

Nordic Evening: Film Industry networking event

Celebrating the Texas premiere of Lake Bodom.

12 March, Sunday @ 9:00pm

13th March

@ 10:00am – 6:00pm

Eurochannel Shorts

Take a short trip to EU countries through the 8th annual Eurochannel Short Films Tour including comedies, dramas, and animation around the theme "happiness"

13 March, Monday @ 10:00am

@ 10:00am – 5:30pm

Startup Demo Deck

Get to know EU startups anytime throughout the day on our outdoor deck

13 March, Monday @ 10:00am

@ 11:00am – 12:00pm

Creative Cities: Rethinking City Challenges through Culture and Innovation

European Capitals of Culture together with US cities discuss how they are leveraging the creative minds of artists and entrepreneurs to solve local challenges

13 March, Monday @ 11:00am

@ 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Cybersecurity and the Internet of Things: Space for International Cooperation?

Policy experts from both sides of the Atlantic discuss how governments can work with each other and with industry to combat the cybersecurity challenges of the Internet of Things

13 March, Monday @ 1:00pm

@ 2:00pm – 3:00pm

The Innovation Machine And The Making of European Hubs

In this age of globalization and technological change, one of the most essential tasks we face is to build innovative hubs that attract and keep movers and shakers. Top European startup cities such as London, Lisbon, Berlin, Vienna, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Paris, Copenhagen and Zurich offer great opportunities, a solid infrastructure and a high quality of life. But can we do even better? Join the discussion.

13 March, Monday @ 2:00pm

@ 2:00pm – 4:00PM

Documentary: ‘The European’ + Q&A with Dutch Director Dirk Jan Roeleven

Get a behind-the-scenes look into the inner workings and private life of top level EU official Frans Timmermans as he tackles some of Europe's latest challenges.

13 March, Monday @ 2:00pm

@ 4:30pm – 5:30pm

From Waste to Profit: Creating Business Cases from Circular Thinking

Nordic experts in design-driven manufacturing tackle the sustainable handling of waste and share insights on how this could become a starting point of new powerful business cases

13 March, Monday @ 4:30pm

@ 6:30pm – 9:00pm

Grand Finale

The final event of EU@SXSW featuring live music from We Bless This Mess: Independent Folk-Punk from Portugal.

13 March, Monday @ 6:30pm