More details about next year’s South by Southwest Conference & Festival have emerged. TV personality Wendy Williams, music producer Young Guru, and Glassnote Entertainment founder Daniel Glass have been announced as featured speakers for the event.

The SXSW 2018 speaker lineup also features Christiane Amanpour, Brian Behlendorf, Kirsten Green, Ryan Holiday, Peter Thiel, Walter Isaacson, Guy Kawasaki, Symone Sanders, Ezra Klein, Dylan Marron, Alex Rodriguez, Ted Leo, Money Mark, Matthew Libatique, Andrew Zimmern, and more.

London Mayor Sadiq Khan was added as an SXSW Keynote. Mayor Khan joins previously announced Keynotes Darren Aronofsky (Film Keynote), Ta-Nehisi Coates (Convergence Keynote), Barry Jenkins (Film Keynote), Esther Perel (Interactive Keynote), and whurley (Convergence Keynote).

“This diverse and dynamic group of speakers represents many of the burgeoning trends we see coming out of SXSW in 2018,” said Hugh Forrest, Chief Programming Officer. “From leaders in blockchain and AI ethics to supporters of women’s rights around the world and more, we’re excited to showcase more of the exciting ideas that make our event the foremost destination for creative people.”

South by Southwest Conference & Festivals 2018 is scheduled for March 9-18, 2018 in Austin, Texas. For more info click it.

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