AUSTIN, Texas — Editor's note: The attached video is about how South by Southwest is preparing for the festival amidst the coronavirus threat.
“The 2020 election is the most important election of our generation, and at SXSW our goal is to address the issues that affect the lives of all citizens,” said SXSW Chief Programming Officer Hugh Forrest. “We’re fortunate to have a young, diverse and engaged audience looking for solutions to the complex problems that face the next generation.”
Some of those included in the sessions are the following leaders in journalism and politics, according to SXSW:
- Hillary Rodham Clinton with MSBC political analyst Joy Reid;
- U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff with NBC News Capitol Hill Correspondent Kasie Hunt;
- Lawyer Anita Hill with Politico Senior Washington Correspondent Anna Palmer;
- Former Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang with New York Times Media Columnist Ben Smith;
- Beto O'Rourke with The Washington Post National Political Reporter Robert Costa;
- and several others.
A full list of speakers for the Conversations About America's Future series can be found on SXSW's website.
The conference will take place in Austin from March 13 to March 22.
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