SXSW is less than three weeks away and Austin is going to be hopping.
There’s a ton of great programming for those with badges, but there are also some great activities going on for the general public.
This year, Hypergiant, a startup in downtown Austin cofounded by Ben Lamm, is hosting two special events and three days of panels, speakers and programming open to the public.
The first event kicks off at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 14th, at Hypergiant’s headquarters at 522 W 6th St. It’s the first ever, SpaceCom and it explores how aerospace and industry come together to connect space technologies and business innovation.
Space is limited, so make sure to grab a ticket on Eventbrite.
The second event is Hypergiant Presents: The AI Collective, which runs Sunday, March 15ththrough Monday March 16thfrom 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
“The AI Collective is an inclusive space for education, conversation, and collaboration around AI and emerging technologies for social good,” according to Hypergiant.
The AI Collective also requires tickets.
Hypergiant is also hosting some invite-only events like the Texas Takeover on Friday, March 14that The Venue from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. It is an “invite-only VIP party for the who’s who of SXSW,” according to Hypergiant. The party will feature special musical guests Paul Wall and Slim Thug.