SXSW 2024: Accelerationists, Effective Altruists or others?

Highlights and key findings

The preeminent emerging technology conference in the world, SXSW 2024 again calls upon it's global creative community to identify innovative new ideas. Join veteran attendee Nigel Gwilliam in Edinburgh to hear his lessons from Austin, Texas.

SXSW 2024 Trend Report - Edinburgh

While there are thousands of participants in hundreds of sessions over the course of the ten days, key themes tend to emerge each year.

2022 was all about Web3, crypto and the metaverse, and following the epoch defining rise of OpenAI and it's ChatGPT, 2023’s conference witnessed the return to centre stage of artificial intelligence. 

But AI is just one of 24 conference tracks at this year’s South By. It’s accompanied by XR, Climate Change, 2050 and psychedelics, amongst many more. 

Don't miss this opportunity for your very own window into SXSW 2024, with highlights and key findings (whatever they turn out to be), shared by IPA's Director of Media Affairs Nigel Gwilliam.

Aren't able to join us in Edinburgh? We will also be visiting the following cities around the UK;

  • London, 27 March
  • Leeds, 1 May
  • Manchester, 1 May
  • Belfast, 2 May
Last updated 12 February 2024