South by Southwest has announced the bulk of its March 2018 programming in a panel drop Monday, adding a two-day series of blockchain-related panels and more spread over 24 different tracks.
The blockchain programming, focused on the tech behind cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin and Ethereum, will take place March 14-15 in the Startup & Tech Sectors Track. In a release, SXSW said these panels will focus on, “how blockchain technology has the potential to impact entertainment, finance, mobility, and a variety of industries in fundamental ways.”
The 24 tracks of SXSW are divided up into Interactive, Film, Music and Convergence programming, and then further divided into subcategories such as Design, Code & Programming and Workplace. The majority of the programming came from the PanelPicker, which allows the public to submit panel ideas and vote on what should be at the conference.
Last week, SXSW announced a new set of featured speakers as well as filmmaker Darren Aronofsky (”Mother,” “Requiem for a Dream”) as a keynote speaker.
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