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IEEE is hosting its 8th-annual IEEE Tech for Humanity Series at the annual SXSW® Conference in Austin, TX March 8-12, 2019! Curated in partnership with SXSW, the series convenes some of the world’s leading innovators and technologists to discuss the impacts of technology on the future of humanity.

IEEE’s series explores the role of technology in the evolution of humanity and includes session topics related to extended intelligence, virtual humans, empathetic technology, the power of play and the future of digital human identity.

Our full lineup, including solo and panel discussions, are highlighted below with links to the official SXSW Schedule! Please note that dates and locations are subject to change. For the official programming, please refer to the SXSW Schedule.

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2019 TECH FOR HUMANITY TOPICS

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Clinical Virtual Reality
  • Virtual Humans
  • Sovereign Identity
  • The Future of Human Identity
  • and more!
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SATURDAY MARCH 9, 2019

Two Choices for Humanity's Digital Future

Katryna Dow
CEO, Meeco

Saturday, March 9
9:30 – 10:30 am
Fairmont Manchester EFG

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Prioritizing Play in an Automated Age

John Cohn
IEEE Fellow & IBM Fellow
Distinguished Agitator
IBM-MIT AI Lab

Saturday, March 9
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fairmont Manchester EFG

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SUNDAY MARCH 10, 2019

Empathetic Technology & the End of the Poker Face

Poppy Crum
Chief Scientist
Dolby Labs

Sunday, March 10
12:30 – 1:30 pm
Fairmont Manchester EFG

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A Magic Leap in (Virtual) Humanity

Skip Rizzo, USC ICT
Arno Hartholt, USC ICT
Nicole Samec, Magic Leap

Sunday, March 10
5:00 – 6:00 pm
Fairmont Manchester AB

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For inquiries please contact us at sxsworganizer@ieee.org.