Luminary Labs at SXSW 2015: 6 things to see & do

Open Innovation, Events

We’ll be heading to Austin this week to attend SXSW Interactive and Edu. Our mission: to connect with the people, companies, and ideas that are solving the problems that matter across areas such as health, education, and gaming. Give us a shout if you’ll be there, we’d love to meet up for a taco, or two.

A few of our session picks:

Tech Ed Summit | Wednesday, March 11 9:00AM – 4:00PM

Micro-workshops and panel discussions highlighting the work of cutting-edge organizations from around the country doing the most interesting work in ed tech.

Social Health Startup Bootcamp | Friday, March 13 2:00PM – 3:00PM

Now in its 4th year, this afternoon is dedicated to all-things social health startups, complete with a Barracuda Bowl pitch fest.

Explore the Future of Virtual Reality with Oculus | Friday, March 13 5:30PM – 6:15PM

The Oculus team will be on hand to discuss Samsung’s Gear VR, Oculus Rift updates, and what’s ahead for the future of VR.

Calling for a Nation of Makers | Saturday, March 14 11:00AM – 12:00PM

White House Deputy Director Thomas Kalil and TechShop CEO Mark Hatch will discuss their vision for promoting a worldwide maker movement.

Digital and Social Government Meetup | Sunday, March 15 9:30AM – 10:30AM

An open dialogue on how government is adopting digital to deliver services and solve some of the world’s toughest challenges. 

How Innovation Happens | Monday, March 16 12:30PM – 1:30PM

Biographer Walter Isaacson will interview Megan Smith, CTO of the United States, and Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Google, to examine what forces are required for breakthrough innovation.