Schedule

16 March 2020

@ 9:00AM – 10:30AM

UN Women – FRANCE: Fashion Tech: Women in Retail

The latest fashion trend? Innovative technology. Co-hosted by the French Government and WE EMPOWER of UN Women, EU and ILO, this breakfast event will explore the growing field at the intersection of f…

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@ 11:00AM – 12:00PM

The Black Box: 5G Security

The advent of 5G networks portends a revolution in communications and edge computing that promises to be a powerful driver of socio-economic prosperity and innovation. The potential and risk associate…

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@ 11:00AM – 12:00PM

UN Women – Unbiasing Technology – Innovations Advancing Gender Equality

Have you ever realized that daily life around us is comprised of gender bias embedded in technology? Simple things such as office temperatures, the height of supermarket shelves, and public transporta…

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@ 12:30PM – 1:30PM

UN Women – Using the Power of Tech and Capital to Drive Gender Equality

A panel discussion by the WE EMPOWER programme of the European Union; UN Women and the International Labour Organization will focus on leveraging capital to advance women’s empowerment in tech. It wil…

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@ 12:30PM – 1:30PM

Speaking Out: Artists as Activists

The social fabric and political landscape of Europe and the US are constantly changing. Artists have a powerful role to play in helping to maintaining the freedoms we enjoy in our democracies, advocat…

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@ 2:00PM – 3:00PM

Future Music Cities: Breaking Down Barriers to Social Cohesion

Intersections of cultures can spur whole new genres and energies in creative communities. But whose music thrives? Cities include people of various economic backgrounds, races, religions, ages, langua…

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@ 3:00PM – 4:00PM

Be The Change: Gender Equality Music Mixer with Keychange & UN Women

Are you a music creator, innovator or industry professional? Meet artists with Keychange, a pioneering international movement which empowers women to transform the future of music while encouraging fe…

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@ 3:30PM – 4:30PM

Recycling and Re-use for Sustainable Living

Responsible consumption and production is one of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) that need to be achieved at global level by 2030. The EU is a main player on SDG policy mainstreaming, an…

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@ 6:00PM – 7:00PM

Live Music from Greece and Austria

Let’s close out our time at SXSW together! Join us for kick-off musical performances by Greek band, Leon of Athens, and Austrian band, Hunger.

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@ 6:00PM – 9:00PM

Mobile Monday – presented by the Nordics

Looking to share your ideas with global digital leaders? Join us for a showcase where innovation and digital collide, led by Mobile Monday, a premiere developer and ecosystem community for builders in…

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@ 7:00PM – 10:30PM

Official SXSW Music Showcase

Emerging artists from several European Union countries will take over the stage at Maggie Mae’s for a diverse evening of fresh musical talent cutting across music genres, styles and boundaries. The sh…

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