President Obama to Travel to Austin During SXSW

SXSW ObamaPresident Obama will be doing a Keynote in Austin, TX during SXSW Interactive portion on Friday, March 11th at Long Center. I got invited and RSVP'd as press and waiting for the Whitehouse to approve me to attend. Since this is closed event they will have it live-streamed on and simulcast throughout Conference venues including Ballrooms D and EFG, and Room 18ABCD at the Austin Convention Center. Below is the official Press Release:

WASHINGTON, DC - On Friday, March 11, the President will travel to Austin, Texas to participate in South by Southwest Interactive. While there, the President will engage in a panel conversation about civic engagement in the 21st Century before an audience of creators, early adopters and entrepreneurs who are defining the future of our connected lives.

The arrival and departure of Air Force One are open to pre-credentialed media but closed to the public.

The President’s remarks at the Long Center for the Performing Arts are open to a limited number of pre-credentialed media and will be streamed live at


I will let everyone know if I get approved to go to the keynote! Wish me Luck!

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