Join WeDC at SXSW 2017 and see how the city became the “Capital of Inclusive Innovation” and why entrepreneurs and artists choose DC to live, work and startup.
WHEN + WHERE
Monday, March 13
DOORS OPEN 10AM
340 E 2nd Street,
Time: 10AM to 5PM
Join the people of Washington, DC at the WeDC Lounge for a chance to recover and recharge.
Meeting booths, charging stations, life-sized games and collaboration space provide guests the chance to experience Washington, DC without leaving SXSW.
POLITICO PLAYBOOK: A DISCUSSION WITH DC MAYOR MURIEL BOWSER:
Time: 11:30AM to 1PM
Watch Political Playbook LIVE as WeDC’s media partner, Politico interviews the Mayor, Muriel Bowser and other special guests.
ACTION PLAN REVEAL: DC’S NEW INCLUSION INCUBATOR:
Time: 11:30AM to NOON
Come hear the latest announcements and innovations for DC’s solution for furthering tech inclusion, In3. Hear how DC is planning to combine HBCUs, Incubators + Government for innovative solutions.
DISCUSSION: DC, MAKING A CITY FOR EVERYONE:
Time: 1PM to 2PM
In DC, we’re turning intention into action. This panel provides a deep dive look into how DC building pathways, not walls, for our entrepreneurs and innovators. Hear from leaders within the “Capital of Inclusive Innovation” about the programs, best practices and lessons learned from building a collaborative and inclusive ecosystem.
Aaron Saunders, Founder of Clearly Innovative, Luma Labs and In3
Moderated by Shrupti Shah, Managing Director of Deloitte
Time: 3PM to 4PM
A forum designed for government leaders to exchange ideas on best practices related to the emerging trends in transportation surrounding connected and autonomous vehicles. The changing landscape of transportation presents lawmakers and regulators with unique challenges and opportunities that can be more effectively addressed through partnership and collaboration.
Time: 8PM to 12AM
Allow us to introduce you to the local side of Washington, DC. Featuring live DC music, food, and beverages, see how the city became the nation’s coolest and why entrepreneurs and artists choose DC.