SXSW Sydney 2024 Unveils Keynote Speakers and More!

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Johann Hari, New York Times best-selling author of Magic Pill and Stolen Focus: Why You Can’t Pay Attention, will grace the Keynote stage this year. Known for his thought-provoking ideas, Hari will delve into the reasons behind our dwindling attention spans.

Joining him is Jennifer Robinson, a formidable human rights lawyer renowned for her work with Julian Assange and WikiLeaks. Robinson’s insights promise to spark challenging conversations.

Jason Clarke, Phillip Noyce, Charmaine Bingwa, Amy Wang and Bec Smith take the stage for our Featured Session, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood
Image via @sxswsydney on Twitter

More Exciting Speakers

The conference also features notable experts including:

  • Min-Liang Tan, Co-Founder & CEO of Razer, will share the journey of transforming a two-person startup into a billion-dollar company.
  • Amy Gallo, a workplace expert and best-selling author.
  • Chad Lawson, a renowned pianist, composer, and podcaster.
  • Priyanka Khimani, an entertainment lawyer.
  • Peony Hirwani, Senior Editor at Rolling Stone India.
  • Molly Taylor, an Australian race car driver.
  • Karen Nelson-Field, a media science researcher.
  • Andrew Batey, an entertainment and technology entrepreneur.

Australian actor Luke Hemsworth will moderate a fascinating panel titled “Better than a Hollywood Movie.” This discussion will cover the highs, lows, and epic moments in the quest to bring back the Tasmanian Tiger. The panel features Ben Lamm, Co-Founder and CEO of Colossal, a serial technology entrepreneur.

Explore the full list of speakers and start favoriting your top picks at

The SXSW Sydney Games Investment Forum
Photo via @sxswsydney on Twitter

Pitch Submissions

SXSW Sydney 2024 Pitch is set to showcase some of the global startup ecosystem’s most exciting companies. This platform offers invaluable exposure by attracting influential industry figures.

Register now for full guidelines and submit your pitch today. Pitch submissions close on July 22, 2024.

There’s still time to be a part of the SXSW Sydney 2024 Games Festival program. Share your work and connect with investors, industry movers, and fellow creators from across the Asia-Pacific.

Register now for full guidelines and submit your game today. Games submissions close on July 25, 2024.

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