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March 10, 11, 13, and 14, 2017 / SXSW, Austin, TX

Overview

SXSW is just around the corner and this year Recode will be there live. Starting this Friday, March 10, Kara, Peter, and Lauren will host a series of live interviews with some of the biggest names in media, entertainment and technology, in partnership with National Geographic and HPE. Read on for the full schedule of events, including who will be there, where you can find us, and how you can be a part of these free, live events.

Speakers

  • Glenn Beck
    Conservative Commentator

  • Steve Case
    Chairman & CEO, Revolution LLC

  • Jon Favreau
    Co-Founder, Crooked Media

  • Mary Lou Jepsen
    Founder and CEO, Openwater

  • Jon Lovett
    Co-Founder, Crooked Media

  • David Mandel
    Showrunner, VEEP

  • Tim Simons
    Actor and Comedian

  • Tommy Vietor
    Co-Founder, Crooked Media

  • Matt Walsh
    Actor and Comedian

Show Details

Recode Media hosted by Peter Kafka, with special guest Glenn Beck

Recode senior media editor Peter Kafka sits down with media personality and political commentator Glenn Beck to discuss the state of conservative media and, of course, Donald Trump. The show is free, open to the public, available via livestream for those who can’t make it, and on-demand after its conclusion.

  • Host: Peter Kafka
  • Guest: Glenn Beck
  • Timing: Friday, March 10, 4:00PM – 5:00PM CT
  • Location: Nat Geo Further Base Camp
  • Venue: The Vulcan Gas Company (418 E 6th St)
  • Free and open to the public

Too Embarrassed to Ask hosted by Kara Swisher and Lauren Goode, with special guest Mary Lou Jepsen

Recode executive editor Kara Swisher and The Verge senior editor Lauren Goode are joined live by Mary Lou Jepsen, one of the most interesting people in tech, whose jam-packed resume includes One Laptop Per Child — which she co-founded — Facebook, and Google. The show is free, open to the public, available via livestream for those who can’t make it, and on-demand after its conclusion.

  • Hosts: Kara Swisher and Lauren Goode
  • Guest: Mary Lou Jepsen
  • Timing: Saturday, March 11, 12:30PM – 1:30PM CT
  • Location: Nat Geo Further Base Camp
  • Venue: The Vulcan Gas Company (418 E 6th St)
  • Free and open to the public

An Evening with Code Work with HPE

We’ll host an exclusive premier of “SEED,” a film that tells the story of the new American Dream, where innovators from around the world come to Silicon Valley with the hope of turning their ideas into billion-dollar ventures. Following the film, Kara Swisher will lead a conversation with Steve Case, chairman and CEO of Revolution LLC.

  • Host: Kara Swisher
  • Guest: Steve Case
  • Timing: Saturday, March 11, 5:00pm – 7:00pm CT
  • Location: Violet Crown Theater (434 W. 2nd Street)

Recode Decode hosted by Kara Swisher, with special guests David Mandel, Timothy Simons and Matt Walsh, VEEP

Recode executive editor Kara Swisher hosts Recode Decode with special guests David Mandel, Timothy Simons and Matt Walsh from HBO’s VEEP. The show is free, open to the public, available via livestream for those who can’t make it, and on-demand after its conclusion.

  • Host: Kara Swisher
  • Guests: Timothy Simons and Matt Walsh
  • Timing: Monday, March 13, 12:00PM – 1:00PM CT
  • Location: Nat Geo Further Base Camp
  • Venue: The Vulcan Gas Company (418 E 6th St)
  • Free and open to the public

Kara Swisher in Conversation with Crooked Media

Recode executive editor Kara Swisher interviews the founders of Crooked Media and hosts of popular podcasts Pod Save America and Pod Save the World, Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor.

  • Host: Kara Swisher
  • Guests: Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor
  • Timing: Tuesday, March 14, 11:00AM – 12:00PM CT
  • Location: Austin Convention Center, Ballroom D
  • SXSW Platinum Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Badge, Music Badge, Artist Wristband required

Press

Please contact zach.kahn@voxmedia.com for press inquiries.

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