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Come See Us at SXSW!

Join ATI at these great SXSW events!

SXSW Interactive is finally here and is an amazing opportunity to experience firsthand new technologies and hear insights by industry experts from around the world.  There will be numerous events at SXSW Interactive showcasing ATI, its portfolio companies, and partners. Here is a comprehensive list of those events so you can be sure to come check them out:

Monday, March 3rd

What: The Liberal Arts Matter in a STEM World

When: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Where: Austin Convention Center Room 12AB

Be a part of the discussion: #LibArtSTEM

ATI’s Director, Isaac Barchas, will be speaking on how the liberal arts can complement a background in STEM fields, creating well-rounded leaders capable of critical thinking and effective communication.

Tuesday, March 4th

What: Making MOOC Magic: What Students Have to Say

When: 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Where: Hilton Austin Downtown Salon J

Be a part of the discussion: #sxsw

Coleman Tharpe, from Webber Energy Group, will discuss how students are responding to MOOCs and how to optimize these classes to maximize student learning.

Tuesday, March 4th

ATI’s Clean Energy Co-Director, Michael Webber, will be hosting a panel discussing how to create entertaining content while still informing the viewer on pertinent energy issues.

What: Energy at the Movies: From Campus to Primetime

When: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Where: Hilton Austin Downtown Salon D

Be a part of the discussion: #eduTV

Wednesday, March 5th

What: The Economist Comes to UT

When: 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Where: UT Alumni Center Main Lounge  

Be a part of the discussion: #sxsw

Come hear Tom Standage, Digital Editor for The Economist, speak about the history of the world in 6 drinks—Co-hosted by the IC² Institute.

Saturday, March 8th

What: Longhorn Startup Showcase

When: 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Where: Hilton Austin Downtown Austin Chamber Offices

Be a part of the discussion: #sxsw #UTstartup

Come see the best startups coming out of The University of Texas at Austin as they pitch their companies to industry experts and explain how their ideas will shape our future.

Saturday, March 8th

What: Sixth Street Showcase at SXSW

When: 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Where: Outside Tented Plaza of Ashbel Smith Hall | Northwest Corner of 6th Street and Colorado Street

Be a part of the discussion: #sxsw

Hosted by The University of Texas System’s Office of Technology Commercialization and the UT Horizon Fund, come see the first Sixth Street Showcase that will highlight disruptive technologies and innovative ideas.

Sunday, March 9th

What: SXSW Eco Startup Speed Pitches

When: 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Where: Hilton Austin Downtown Salon D

Be a part of the discussion: #sxsw #sxsweco

Co-sponsored by ATI’s Clean Energy Incubator, come hear pitches by SXSW ECO’s Startup Showcase finalists. The pitches will cover areas in cleanweb, greentech, and social impact. ATI’s own AdBm Technologies and Beyonic will be presenting.

Sunday, March 9th

What: Clean Energy Social presented by CleanTX and E.On Climate and Renewables

When: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Where: McGinnis Lochridge

Be a part of the discussion: #sxsw

ATI’s partner, CleanTX is hosting a happy hour on the rooftop of One American Center. Enjoy some drinks with clean energy experts and discuss how to power our future.


What: Austin Startup Fast Pitch Competition

When: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Where:  Chamber of Commerce

Be a part of the discussion: #sxsw #PitchATX

Hosted by Kyle Cox, director of ATI’s IT/Wireless portfolio, this competition will feature five finalists pitching their businesses to a panel of corporate, angel and VC investor judges. ATI portfolio company EyeQ and Embrace (founded by former ATI Director Bart Bohn) will be pitching at the event!