Brandcast Design Lounge at SXSW

March 10–14, 2017
J.W. Marriott – Austin, TX
Room 301–302

Visit the Brandcast Design Lounge to relax, recharge, and get inspired. Check out bootcamp-style workshops, live art, fireside chats and meet-and-greets with the brightest minds in the creative industry.

Full Schedule

 

Friday, March 10 |  Hours: 11:00a–6:00p

1:00—2:00PM Fireside Chat with Conor Egan, Chief Product Officer at Brandcast 

Join Conor as he leads a chat on how to adapt traditional design software to the needs of the modern web.

Saturday, March 11  |  Hours: 9:00a–6:00p

9:00—10:00AM Coffee and Tea Bar 

First thing's first—brilliant design doesn't happen without a caffeine boost.


10:00—11:00AM Brandcast Bootcamp

Learn to create custom websites in group training sessions using the Brandcast Design Studio.


11:30AM—12:30PM Fireside Chat with Ted Nyman, Chief Technology Officer at Brandcast 

Join Ted as he leads a chat focused on building and scaling disruptive products through world-class and surprisingly simple technology. 


1:00—2:00PM Fireside Chat with James Lanyon, Director of Strategy at T3 

T3's James Lanyon, an official Innovation Advisor for SXSW, leads a conversation on utility and how to make brands more useful. 


3:00—6:00PM Design Studio Launch + Happy Hour

Brandcast CEO Richard Yanowitch kicks off the event with the official launch announcement of our Design Studio. Stick around for a happy hour with the Brandcast team, plus special guests.


Sunday, March 12 |  Hours: 9:00a–6:00p

9:00—10:00AM Coffee and Tea Bar 

First thing's first—brilliant design doesn't happen without a caffeine boost.


10:00—11:00AM Brandcast Bootcamp

Learn to create custom websites in group training sessions using the Brandcast Design Studio.


11:30AM—12:30PM Fireside Chat with Michael Borosky of Eleven 

Michael Borosky, Founder and Executive Creative Director of Eleven shares his experience in design and how his approach has evolved to accommodate new technologies over the years.


1:00—2:00PM Fireside Chat with Nicole Fikes, Founder + Creative Director of Merrygood 

Merrygood's founder Nicole discusses their agency's creative process, and their experience of redesigning their site using the Brandcast Design Studio.


3:00—4:00PM Fireside Chat with Greatest Common Factory 

Join local creative agency GC Factory as they discuss the importance of agility, and a special pet project close to their hearts. 


4:00—6:00PM Happy Hour with Greatest Common Factory

Our friends at GC Factory cohost a happy hour sure to get everyone's creative juices flowing.

Monday, March 13 |  Hours: 9:00a–6:00p

9:00—10:00AM Coffee and Tea Bar 

First thing's first—brilliant design doesn't happen without a caffeine boost.


10:00—11:00AM Brandcast Bootcamp

Learn to create custom websites in group training sessions using the Brandcast Design Studio.


1:00—2:00PM Fireside Chat with Armin Vit of Under Consideration

Renowned graphic designer, writer and cofounder of Under Consideration Armin Vit fields burning questions on his multi-pronged career in design. 


3:00—4:00PM Fireside Chat with Workers Defense Project and Dos Mundos 

See how Austin based creative agency Dos Mundos is using Brandcast to redesign the website of the Workers Defense Project, a Texas based nonprofit.


4:00—6:00PM Happy Hour 

The Brandcast team is joined by our friends at Workers Defense Project and Dos Mundos to lift a glass to celebrate a successful collaboration at SXSW. 


Tuesday, March 14 |  Hours: 9:00a–6:00p

9:00—10:00AM Coffee and Tea Bar 

First thing's first—brilliant design doesn't happen without a caffeine boost.


10:00—11:00AM Brandcast Bootcamp

Learn to create custom websites in group training sessions using the Brandcast Design Studio.


11:30AM—12:30PM Fireside Chat with Hayes Metzger, Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Brandcast 

Join Hayes as he discusses the impact of cloud computing on the creative class. 


Happening all week:


Live Design Studio product demos 

Live mural by Adam Vicarel 

Art installation by Laura Stewart