South by Southwest (aka SXSW ) has revealed its final round for its already robust lineup of keynotes and featured sessions. The online iteration of the SXSW conference and festival is set to take place March 16-20. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg , host New York Times podcast Together Apart Priya Parker, and Interior Chinatown author Charles Yu join the Keynote lineup that includes previously-announced sessions from political leader and game-changer Stacey Abrams as well as music icon Willie Nelson. "The three Keynote Speakers we're announcing today are a perfect complement to our Conference lineup for SXSW Online 2021," said Hugh Forrest, Chief Programming Officer. "Charles Yu's amazing novel Interior Chinatown brings a completely unique perspective to the immigrant experience in the United States. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg will emphasize SXSW's continued focus on how technological innovations are transforming mobility. And no one understands the importance of gatherings, and how social distancing has impacted this vital function in our society, more than Priya Parker." Related Story Ava DuVernay Sets Debut Spotify Podcast ‘LEAP Files’ He added, "The addition to our lineup of creative luminaries such as Ava DuVernay ; business leaders like Indra Nooyi; and President George W. Bush… Read full this story
- Robert Kraft made a ‘mistake’ and turned it into a dynasty
- Media Circus: Why are NFL ratings down so much?
- Praise for Denis Istomin, plus more thoughts on Australian Open Day 5
SXSW Adds Pete Buttigieg As Keynote; Ava DuVernay, George W. Bush And More Set For Featured Sessions have 241 words, post on deadline.com at February 24, 2021. This is cached page on Movie Breaking News. If you want remove this page, please contact us.