San Antonio’s tech community came home from 2018 South by Southwest with more than 500 resumes after scaling back its high-tech sizzle and focusing on being inviting and neighborly. The previous two years, the city and the private sector host large-scale “activations” at Austin bars and inside the Austin Convention Center trade show.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Apr 17 2018 - 2:24pm
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Mar 29 2018 - 12:46pm
Several San Antonians, past and present, helped lift the conversation at the 2018 South by Southwest festival, promoting cultural and professional diversity and exploring ways to effectively measure a city’s growth. Counteracting biases
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Mar 8 2018 - 8:46pm
By Edmond Ortiz San Antonians will be speaking up and representing their communities on key issues from March 9 to March 18 at the 2018 South by Southwest, the annual Austin festival that celebrates convergence of technology, music and cinema. Individuals from San Antonio nonprofits, businesses and academia are scheduled to talk about topics including diversity, health care, community organization, empowering women, minority communities, aging and entrepreneurship.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Mar 23 2017 - 2:13am
Political and technology leaders from San Antonio were out in force for the duration of the interactive portion of South by Southwest in Austin. Choose San Antonio wrapped up its Casa San Antonio activation at the Half Step bar on March 12. But before the closure, the nonprofit group hosted a day’s worth of presentations revolving around Smart City initiatives.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Mar 7 2017 - 12:51am
Editor's Note: This story has been updated throughout due to breaking news. State Rep. Diego Bernal has withdrawn from participating in a panel discussion at South by Southwest, the annual Austin festival that begins Friday.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Oct 11 2016 - 4:42pm
San Antonians involved with eco-friendly sustainability and placemaking highlighted their projects, and promoted the city's potential, at a unique conference in Austin earlier this week. South by Southwest (SXSW) Eco is the three-day, ecology-centric version of the nearly two-week-long multimedia festival held each March. By design, SXSW Eco, held every fall, is smaller in scale and draws way fewer attendees than its spring counterpart.