Chief Programming Officer at SXSW. Other passions include the Boston Red Sox, reading, exercise when possible and sleep sleep sleep.
RT @dotconnecter: Wow, #SXSW20 planning already - great memories just starting to dim post #SXSW19 #Interactive #SXSWPitch #healthjustice #…
RT @sxsw: Need a good summer read? We've got a few recommendations for you. ow.ly/xWkB50ufnxm
RT @sxsw: “Technology is an incredible tool, it has changed the way the world works. It has brought us all closer together, but there is no…
RT @ATX: No rest for the wicked! Never hurts to get the #SXSW2020 ball rolling EARLY. twitter.com/Hugh_W_Forrest…
Just over a month away! The speaking application process for SXSW 2020 begins on Mon, July 1 and concludes on Fri, July 19. Start thinking now about your incredibly creative ideas for panels and presentations. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW #creativity #innovation #Austin #ATX
RT @amberjgunst: Sign up today. It is going to be a great party! twitter.com/hugh_w_forrest…
The inaugural Texas Smart Cities Summit is scheduled for Tuesday, May 21. Speakers include Charlie Catlett of Argone, Ruthbea Yesner of IDC and Austin Mayor Steve Adler. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… @JayBoisseau @MayorAdler #Austin #ATX @CeC @digi_city @AustinCityUP #SmartCities
On Tues, May 21 at the Austin Central Library, attend the Texas Smart Cities Summit to learn about the best ideas for the metropolitan areas of tomorrow. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #Austin #ATX #SmartCities @AustinPublicLib @AustinCityUP @digi_city @MayorAdler @RuthbeaClarke @CeC
Help honor some of the city's top startups and entrepreneurs! 2019 Austin A-List Awards ceremony on Thurs, May 23 at ACL Live. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #Austin #SXSW @AustinChamber @acllive @LauraKilcrease @mellieprice @ATCouncil @janryan #startups #Entrepreneurship #founders #ATX
RT @Deb_Varallo: Hugh Forrest, chief Programming Officer @sxsw discusses the economic impact South x Southwest has had for #Austin. $350 mi…
From 21st century book-selling strategies to the newest ideas in immersive experiences, listen to some of the top sessions from SXSW 2019 that focused on storytelling in the age of new media. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW #storytelling #podcast @teaelleu #newmedia #immersive
RT @knowbility: @HabenGirma keynote is today at the Jones Global Events Center, 11:45 AM twitter.com/Hugh_W_Forrest…
Today (Wed, May 15) at John Slatin AccessU at St Edwards in Austin. Catch the keynote from Haben Girma, the first ever deaf-blind graduate of Harvard Law. She speaks about accessiblity at 11:45am. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #Austin @knowbility #AccessU2019 @stedwardsu #accessibility
John Slatin AccessU comes to St Edwards University in Austin from May 15-17. This event pulls together three days of hands-on digital accessibility training by the world’s leading experts! medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #Austin #accessibility @knowbility @stedwardsu #accessu2019
RT @amirocks: I am super psyched the way @sxsw is using my #livedrawing work from the #conference this year 2help amplify their #content po…
Attend the May edition of the Austin Forum on "5G: The Wireless Communications Technology That Will Transform Society." Tonight (Tuesday, May 14) at the Central Library at 710 W. Cesar Chavez. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #Austin @AustinForum #5G #wireless #SXSW
RT @SEU_OIT: Happening at @stedwardsu this week! We always learn so much when @knowbility joins us on the hilltop. twitter.com/Hugh_W_Forrest…
John Slatin AccessU is this week in Austin. So many great sessions and be sure to catch the keynote presentation from Haben Girma (the first ever deaf-blind graduate of Harvard Law School) on Wed, May 15. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #Austin #accessibility @knowbility @HabenGirma
Learn more about our 5G wireless future at the Austin Forum on the evening of Tuesday, May 14 -- plus win a free badge for SXSW 2020! medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #Austin #SXSW @AustinForum @ATCouncil #5G
Special Mother's Day edition of SXSW Moments. Listen to audio recordings from some of the best sessions at the 2019 event that focused on motherhood, women in the workplace and female founders. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW #MothersDay #womenintech #innovation #creativity
The audio recording of the"Womenhood, Motherhood and Entrepreneurship" panel from March 2019 is part of the special Mother's Day edition of SXSW Moments. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW #Entrepreneur #womenintech #MothersDay2019
RT @digiDaybook: .@HabenGirma of Harvard Law School, disability rights attorney and advocate Haben Girma will keynote John Slatin AccessU i…
The first-ever deaf blind graduate of Harvard Law School! So excited that disability rights attorney and advocate Haben Girma will keynote John Slatin AccessU in Austin on Wed, May 15. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #Austin @knowbility #accessibility @HabenGirma #AccessU #inclusivity
"She's almost single-handedly developed a community of people where she can help bring them through the sometimes complicated process of getting emoji in." Cool story on SXSW alum / frequent speaker Jenny 8. Lee. wired.com/story/jenny-8-… @WIRED @jenny8lee #emoji @emojination #SXSW
For your May the 4th listening pleasure, a strong selection of audio recordings from space-related and flight-focused sessions that happened at SXSW 2019. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW #NASA #Space #MayThe4thBeWithYou #MayTheFourthBeWithYou #Mars #drones #innovation #creativity
Special May 4th edition of SXSW Moments: Listen to audio recordings of some of the best space-related sessions from March Magic 2019. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW #space #MayThe4thBeWithYou #MayTheForceBeWithYou #NASA @Firefly_Space @DroneRaceLeague @BillNye @RichardGarriott
RT @im2qut: Keeping Austin Creative. Great panel this morning on music tourism & cultural arts with Stephanie Bergera (@ATXMusicOffice), @H…
RT @GuyKawasaki: Did you catch my fireside chat with US Senator @maziehirono (D) from Hawaii, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee? #…
RT @RimSarah: The amazing conversation we had with @WajahatAli @asusarla @Shaarik (and yours truly) on "How To Fight #FakeNews Without Kil…
RT @AustinReggae: Hey Austin Reggae Fest attendees! Show us you’re having a great time at Auditorium Shores on April 19! Tag #AustinReggae1…
RT @DJRJ: Looking forward to see ⁦@EtanaStrongOne⁩ at ⁦@AustinReggae⁩ Fest on Sunday at 4:45. She performed live this morning on ⁦@fox7aust…
So excited about the Austin Reggae Festival this weekend! Come to Auditorium Shores April 19-21 to hear some incredible music and help feed thousands of hungry families in Central Texas! kvue.com/article/entert… #reggae @CTXFoodBank @AustinReggae #Austin #socialimpact
RT @LEOInnovation: Which #tech trends will shape the future? We’re at ‘Key Takeaways fra #SXSW 2019’ where 10 speakers share their key lear…
RT @WildBorys: @Shakeelr @AustinStartups @OracleStartup @CapitalFactory @SKUatx @unleashcraig @GCYoungblood @Hugh_W_Forrest @zakdavid21 Yes…
RT @GCYoungblood: @Shakeelr @AustinStartups @OracleStartup @CapitalFactory @SKUatx @unleashcraig @WildBorys @Hugh_W_Forrest @zakdavid21 Som…
RT @Shakeelr: @AustinStartups scene is busy...first @OracleStartup pitch day, then AR/VR $100k challenge at @CapitalFactory, followed by @S…
RT @GCYoungblood: It was a pleasure to meet so many people and discuss our journey. Thanks @AustinChamber, @Dell, @Hugh_W_Forrest and every…
Listen to the audio recording of the "Global Tour of Disinformation On Social Media" session from SXSW 2019, featuring the expertise of John Kelly of Graphika. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW #disinformation @apidictionist @Graphika_Inc
Bret Easton Ellis comes to Austin on the evening of Wednesday, April 17 to talk about his newly-released non-fiction book "White." medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #Austin @BookPeople @BretEastonEllis #books
Today (4 pm on Tues, April 16) at Capital Factory, I interview Gerald Youngblood the co-founder and CEO of the award-winning Austin startup Tankee. austinstartups.com/april-16-tanke… #Austin @CFStartupEvents @AustinChamber @GCYoungblood @TankeeGaming
RT @digiDaybook: tomorrow at Capital Factory @CFStartupEvents @Hugh_W_Forrest talks with @GCYoungblood @TankeeGaming – one of most interest…
Celebrate Mayor Pete Buttigieg's official entry into the 2020 presidential race by listening to audio of "The City Hall Blueprint For Running the Country" session at SXSW 2019. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW #PeteForAmerica @PeteButtigieg #2020Election #PeteButtigieg @anamariecox
RT @CivicIO1: #CivicIO is helping bring these conversations to #SXSW twitter.com/hugh_w_forrest…
RT @sirjohnhargrave: My favorite bit of feedback from my panel at this year's South by Southwest. Thanks to @Hugh_W_Forrest and Henry Heuck…
RT @GCYoungblood: @FullCourt @Hugh_W_Forrest @TankeeGaming Thanks Denise! I’m extremely fortunate to be surrounded by incredible people and…
RT @FullCourt: @GCYoungblood @Hugh_W_Forrest @TankeeGaming You rock @GCYoungblood!
RT @GCYoungblood: I absolutely can’t wait to have this important conversation with @Hugh_W_Forrest about the ongoing joy, pain, and adventu…
RT @SmallBizAustin: Ready to learn from one of Austin's top entrepreneurs? Don't miss out on @AustinChamber’s Tech Talk with @Hugh_W_Forres…
Tues, April 16 at Capital Factory, come hear me interview Gerald Youngblood of Tankee. We'll talk SXSW, entrepreneurisum, and how his startup makes it safer for younger viewers to watch gaming videos. austinstartups.com/april-16-tanke… #SXSW #Austin @CFStartupEvents @GCYoungblood #startups
Why being a successful small city mayor is great preparation for leading America into the future. Listen to Pete Buttigieg speak on “The City Hall Blueprint For Running the Country" session from SXSW 2019. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW #PeteButtigieg #PeteForAmeria @PeteButtigieg
Before Mayor Pete Buttigieg announces on April 14, listen to the audio recording of his SXSW 2019 panel titled "The City Hall Blueprint For Running the Country." #SXSW #PeteButtigieg2020 medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… @PeteButtigieg @anamariecox @MiamiMayor @NicFlatow @Mike_Rawlings
RT @kathygriffin: I can’t get over how much this interview has taken off online. Thank you to the brilliant @karaswisher. The only tech rep…
SXSW 2019 highlights! Watch (or listen) to Recode's Kara Swisher interview comedian Kathy Griffin on the keynote stage. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW @Recode @karaswisher @kathygriffin
RT @digiDaybook: (shortish) #ThrowbackThursday to #SXSW2019, check out SXSW Pitch winners: digidaybook.com/sxsw-2019-winn… @HealiumXR @DerqAI @Nebu…
Inspiring potential entrepreneurs in the LGBTQIA community! The third annual Startup Weekend Hackout returns to Austin from April 11-14. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #startup #hackathon #Austin #LGBTQ @StartOut #Entrepreneur
More time to get more entrepreneurs involved! The deadline for the 2019 Austin A-List Awards has been extended to end of day on Thurs, April 11. If you are an innovative startup in Central Texas, get your application in now! austinstartups.com/austin-a-list-… #Austin @AustinChamber #startup
Still time to RSVP for the April edition of the Austin Forum. Learn how to make the move from tech idea to tech startup tonight (Tues, April 9) at the Austin Central Library. austinstartups.com/april-9-in-aus… #Austin @AustinForum #startup @AustinPublicLib
Central Texas entrepreneurs you have just a few more hours to finish your application for the 2019 Austin A-List Awards. Deadline to enter this competition is 11:59 pm CDT on Monday, April 8. austinstartups.com/austin-a-list-… #Austin #Entrepreneur #startup @AustinChamber #founder
RT @GCYoungblood: "Who won SXSW 2019? You can make a pretty strong case for Tankee ..." WHAT! It is a huge honor to share the stage with @H…
On April 16 at Capital Factory, I interview Tankee CEO Gerald Youngblood. We’ll talk about his memories of SXSW 2019, plus the current state of kid-safe content online. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… @AustinChamber @CFStartupEvents @TankeeGaming #Austin @GCYoungblood #startup #founder
RT @Acceleros: Be sure to check out the clip. (I'm a fanboy of Arlan). twitter.com/Hugh_W_Forrest…
Magic moments from SXSW 2019 Watch (or listen) to Backstage Capital founder Arlan Hamilton talk about the long road to a more diverse and inclusive VC ecosystem. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW @Backstage_Cap @ArlanWasHere @kcifeanyi #VentureCapital #startup #inclusion #diversity
RT @AustinChamber: The A-List awards increase visibility for Austin’s most innovative homegrown companies. Monday, April 8, is your LAST ch…
RT @AustinForum: You're invited! Austin Forum: Tech Idea to Tech Startup on April 9 - mailchi.mp/austinforum/yo… https://t.co/iASiZslaGE
RT @gordondaugherty: Starting a tech company is easy. Growing one over time to have a significant impact on society is definitely not. To…
On Tues evening, April 9 at Austin Forum, learn how to make the journey from tech idea to tech startup. RSVP now to reserve your spot at this free and fascinating event! #Austin #startup @AustinForum #SXSW austinstartups.com/april-9-in-aus… @AustinChamber @AustinPublicLib @gordondaugherty
Save the best for last! Mon, April 8 is the final deadline to enter the 2019 Austin A-List Awards. Finish your application by 11:59 pm CDT tonight. Winners receive a free badge for SXSW 2020. austinstartups.com/austin-a-list-… #Austin #SXSW @AustinChamber #Entrepreneur #startup #founder
To all the Austin entrepreneurs who are stuck inside on this stormy Sunday . . . have you finished your application for the 2019 Austin A-List Awards yet? Entry deadline is 11:59 pm on Mon, April 8. Winners receive a free badge for SXSW 2020! medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #Austin #SXSW
RT @DJRJ: New single from Mykal Rose - I Put A Spell On You. He'll be in Austin soon for @AustinReggae Festival with a great lineup this ye…
Hey innovative startups and established companies in Austin. This is your last weekend to enter the 2019 Austin A-List Awards and be honored for your accomplishments. Final application deadline is end of day on Monday, April 8. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #Austin @AustinChamber
RT @dodrummond: From sleeping in her rental car at @sxsw 4 years ago to headlining this year! Hear incredible Texan & @Backstage_Cap found…
RT @LisaEMcDonald: Great to see the Austin Healthtech Ecosystem showcased in @modrnhealthcr including @ATI_UT @DellMedSchool @ClayDellMed @…
RT @DellMedSchool: #Austin is "building a name for itself as a national innovation hub," reports @JessicaKimCohen for @ModrnHealthcr. See h…
RT @KweeLanTeo: Don't miss out on @Hugh_W_Forrest Forrest's Tech Talk with @GCYoungblood about his award-winning startup @TankeeGaming on A…
On April 9 at Austin Forum, go from Tech Idea to Tech Startup with experts like Gordon Daugherty, Mitch Jacobson, Jill Murphy, Nicolia Wiles and Brian Lang medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #Austin @AustinForum #startup @ATI_UT @gordondaugherty @brianjameslang @mitchjaustin @techPRcowboy
RT @JessicaKimCohen: As part of this project I got to speak with @sxsw’s programming chief @Hugh_W_Forrest about why the music, film & tech…
Attention Austin startups and established companies that are doing amazing things! Deadline for 2019 Austin A-List Awards is end of day Mon April 8. Get your entry in now to get recognized for your awesome accomplishments. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #Austin #startups @AustinChamber
RT @carlosgil83: Watch the premiere of "The Business of SXSW" ft. @Hugh_W_Forrest, @BrianSolis, @BoughB at youtu.be/STPsi8hlwD0 Read m…
The savings go away at 11:59 pm Pacific Time on Sun, March 31. Buy you SXSW 2020 badge before midnight tonight to lock in the lowest rates of the season and to get your pick of the best downtown lodging for next spring. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW #Austin #MarchMagic #startups
Sunday, March 31 is your final day to take advantage of the limited presale for SXSW 2020 badges. Buy now to guarantee the lowest registration rates and to enjoy the best downtown hotel options. Hurry, presales ends at 11:59pm Pacific Time tonight. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW
RT @waperry: Got in quick & suggest you do too for @sxsw 2020 #SXSW #Australian #entrepreneurs #startups #scaleups #global #likenoother htt…
This is your last weekend to take advantage of the limited presale on SXSW 2020 badges. Buy before 11:59 pm Pacific Time on Sun, March 31 to guarantee the lowest registration rates and to have the best options on downtown hotel rooms for next spring. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW
RT @daltounian: So very sad. Heart heavy.😢 twitter.com/sxsw/status/11…
Time running out for the SXSW 2020 presale offer! Buy next year's badge before 11:59 pm Pacific Time on Sunday, March 31 to guarantee the lowest rates and to get first choice on great downtown hotel rooms. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW
RT @sirjohnhargrave: Behold! The new cover for my new book, BLOCKCHAIN FOR EVERYONE, due out in August. Preorder it at https://t.co/3VkJ8VP…
RT @Enlighten__Up: ✅ #SXSW2020 ❣️ twitter.com/hugh_w_forrest…
Limited presale ends at 11:59 pm Pacific Time on Sunday, March 31: Time is running out to lock in the earliest registration rate for SXSW 2020 (and get the best selection of downtown hotel rooms for next spring). medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW
RT @sxsw: Take a look back at #SXSW 2019 in pictures. ow.ly/YQDa30o7P7f
RT @sxsw: Register for #SXSW 2020 through March 31 for the best savings of the year and gain early access to SXSW Hotel rooms and rates! ht…
RT @sirjohnhargrave: This is the line to GET IN to my sold-out blockchain session at this year's South by Southwest! Thanks to @Hugh_W_Forr…
RT @LynGraft: Thank you @sxsw & @Hugh_W_Forrest for inviting me to speak at #SXSW Interactive on "The Power of #Storytelling for Entreprene…
Tonight (Tues, March 26 at 7pm) at BookPeople in Austin. Learn about "Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe" from VC-turned-author Roger McNamee. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #Austin #SXSW @BookPeople @penguinpress @Moonalice #Facebook #socialmedia
RT @Moonalice: Roger McNamee in Austin on Mar 26 buff.ly/2JCKASh
Tomorrow (Tuesday, March 26) in Austin: SXSW 2019 keynote speaker Roger McNamee talks about social media distrust and his recently-released book "Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe." #Austin #Facebook #socialmedia @BookPeople medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… @Moonalice
RT @Moonalice: Thank you to the amazing @Hugh_W_Forrest of @sxsw, who invites you to attend my book event at @BookPeople in Austin, TX on…
The crisis of trust in social media: Roger McNamee talks "Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe" at BookPeople in Austin on Tuesday, March 26 at 7pm. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #Austin @BookPeople #Facebook @penguinpress @Moonalice
Monday, April 8 is the application deadline! Two more weeks for top Austin-area startups to get involved with the 2019 Austin A-List competition. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #Austin #SXSW @AustinChamber #startup #Entrepreneur #founders
 
 
 
 
 
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