Category: Top 5

Top 5 Panels for Millennials

The term “millennial” has somehow become synonymous with negative words such as “entitled,” “narcissistic,” or even “lazy.” How did these labels get tied to an entire generation of people? What can we do to overcome these stereotypes? According to Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data, Millennials now make up over a third of...

Top 5 Panels to Love on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is here and even if you don’t have a partner to cozy up to this evening, there is always something out there to love – whether it’d be your puppy, technology, your favorite social app or even new social movements you’re supporting. Check out the top 5 sessions to love this Valentine’s Day.  ...

Top 5 Technology Inside Fashion Apparel

Innovation leads the way with technology. It’s constantly changing, upgrading, and expanding to not only tech gadgets but to more familiar parts of our world, such as the fashion industry. Technology is not only contributing to retail online shopping, but is on it’s way into the apparel itself. Ever wonder when those self-fitting and drying...

Top 5 LGBTQ Panels

The road to this year’s SXSW conference has been paved with some particularly potent discussion of various underrepresented identities. The voices of women in tech are being heard, as are those of POC. We have, in fact, discussed each of these issues here and here. Queer voices are being raised as well and, as we’ve mentioned, SXSW...

Top 5: Southbites

While tech, digital industry and startups take center stage at Interactive, Southbites is the track whose relevance is as old as time: Food. While it’s not our job to pick favorite tracks, food is something that speaks to all of us – and something we’ll need to think about during our long days exploring South...

Top 5 Panels on Virtual Reality

Virtual reality is on the rise in almost every industry. All types of businesses are wanting to utilize the power of virtual reality, and 2016 is the year to do that. Have you ever wanted to visit another planet? Now you virtually can. Football teams are using this technology to their advantage for safety and...

Top 5 Panels on Love and Relationships

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and whether you’re in a relationship or not, we all have love on the brain. This week on SXTX State’s Top 5 we’ll look at five panels that explore modern love and relationships – from the reason for hookup culture to the future of robot companions. Date-onomics: It’s Not You,...

Top 5 Panels on Leadership

Startup Leadership as a Ticket to Success Sunday, March 13 5:00PM – 6:00PM Hilton Austin Downtown Salon E 500 E 4th St This panel will consist of Annie Cardinal, production design engineer for Produktworks Design, Derek Lidow, professor at Princeton, longtime global CEO, innovator and startup coach, along with Guillaume Delepine, Associate at KPMG LLP....