Schedule

10 March 2019

@ 11:00AM – 12:00PM

SXSW Featured Session: Fair Competition in a Digital World

Location: Hilton Austin Downtown Session Room: Salon H Digital technologies have brought many benefits to our lives but also new risks, such as the possible misuse of our data and fears of the biggest…

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@ 11:00AM – 12:00PM

How Technology Can Balance Urban/Rural Development

Tech hubs and smart cities have been de rigeur in recent years, but technology now allows us to work from anywhere. Through improved connectivity, online tools, and platforms, a web developer or desig…

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@ 11:00AM – 5:00PM

Interactive EU Experience

Check out some of the most innovative EU-funded projects tackling the challenge of disinformation and supporting the discovery of new European musical artists. See whether you can spot deep fake image…

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@ 11:30AM – 1:30PM

We Empower

Do you believe in gender equality and empowering women in the workplace? Stop by to learn more about what companies in the EU, US, and other G7 countries are doing to support women’s economic empowerm…

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@ 12:00PM – 5:00PM

Demos by European Startups

Stop by EU@SXSW to meet 10 of Europe’s most innovative startups. More info about the startups and their work coming soon!

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@ 12:30PM – 1:30PM

Future(s) of Work: Potential Scenarios

In this session, panelists will explore several potential future(s) of work scenarios based on two variables: government regulation and internet fragmentation. Are we facing a Techlash with heavy regu…

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@ 1:00PM – 2:00PM

EU-US Relations: The State of Play

Sharing values and interests, the EU and the US have multiple political and economic ties and have remained close allies for almost seventy years. This transatlantic partnership – arguably the most im…

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@ 1:30PM – 3:30PM

Meet the European Parliament

Stop by EU@SXSW to meet the European Parliament! Representatives from the European Parliament Liaison Office in Washington DC will be available to talk about the upcoming European elections in May 201…

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@ 2:00PM – 3:00PM

Fireside Chat with Kara Swisher and Commissioner Vestager

Join Margrethe Vestager, European Commissioner for Competition policy, in conversation with Kara Swisher of Recode, to examine the rapid speed of technological changes and to what extent anti-trust/co…

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@ 3:00PM – 4:00PM

Transatlantic Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship – The Roles and Economic Impacts of Universities

Join us for a discussion about the roles of Universities in fostering entrepreneurship. Including through: International research exchanges Innovation from Universities Incubation of startups Internat…

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@ 3:30PM – 5:30PM

EU’s Economic Footprint in the US

Did you know that the EU is both the biggest export market for US companies and the largest investor in the US? Stop by to check out our new online tool to find out how much your state is exporting to…

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@ 5:00PM – 10:30PM

Tech4Good – presented by France

The French Tech4Good @SXSW Event Conversation about the French Tech4Good: France and Austin as iconic ecosystems of creativity and innovation for social impact Kat Borlongan, Director of La French Tec…

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@ 7:30PM – 10:30PM

Nordic Night – presented by Finland

MobileMonday @ SXSW takes place in Austin on Sunday – as it is Monday o’clock already in Europe after all… Our MobileMonday theme is AI and Machine Learning, but we will add a Nordic flavor to it :-…

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