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BCG@SXSW 2019 - Where Humanity and Technology Converge

BCG at SXSW 2019: Where Humanity and Technology Converge

How will advancements in technology further our collective, human experience? Join us for a series of events at the SXSW Interactive Festival, where we will bring a blend of experts in data, analytics, design, development, and transformation to share our lens into the digital future.


Humanity Meets Technology: An Immersive Photography Exhibit

An Immersive Photography Exhibit - BCG at SXSW 2019

  • Saturday, March 9 through Monday, March 11
  • 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • The Contemporary Austin – Jones Center Moody Rooftop

BCG is taking over the Jones Contemporary Rooftop to present the firm’s collaboration with EyeEm, a global community of 22 million emerging photographers, of curating visuals using AI algorithms. We’ll be unveiling the most stunning images from our latest photo mission, “Humanity Meets Technology,” a celebration of the unique intersection of humans, algorithms, and data that creates a better future and smarter solutions.

Join us to experience the gallery on your own, take a guided tour, or just enjoy a coffee and views over downtown Austin.

In addition, attendees can also experience mixed reality demonstrations from Magic Leap. Magic Leap and BCG partner together to find new applications for mixed reality in business to extend the bounds of human capability and learning.

TED Rooftop Conversations with BCG

  • Saturday, March 9 and Sunday, March 10
  • 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Cocktail and networking reception immediately following)
  • The Contemporary Austin – Jones Center Moody Rooftop

Friends of BCG and SXSW badge holders are invited to explore a new TED format. Together, TED Fellows and BCG experts will collaborate with the audience to create a new dialogue around the human experience with technology.

Saturday: Redesigning the Way We Work, TED Fellows, Shivani Siroya and Jinha Lee

Sunday: Rethinking the Way We Collaborate, BCG’s Nadjia Yousif and TED Fellow, Eric Berlow

Register for TED Rooftop Conversations with BCG

SXSW Speaker Spotlight

  • Sunday, March 10
  • 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Austin Convention Center, Room 10AB

Ten speakers, including BCG’s very own Mickey McManus, will share their stories and tips about the internet in a Pecha Kucha-style presentation.

In his talk, “The Cognitive Protection Agency: An EPA for Minds?,” McManus will use 20 images to demonstrate how technology is strip-mining cognitive bias and explore what we should do about it.

Learn more about the Ignite® event

BCG Careers

DigitalBCG Networking Happy Hour

  • Monday, March 11
  • 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • The Contemporary Austin – Jones Center Moody Rooftop

We want to meet you! Join our digital leaders for cocktails and appetizers on a rooftop overlooking downtown Austin.

Learn about what we do in digital strategy, design, and development as you enjoy our immersive photography exhibit and mixed-reality demonstrations with our partner, Magic Leap.

Preregister for the event

SXSW Job Market

  • Sunday, March 10 to Wednesday, March 13
  • 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Austin Convention Center, Halls 2-5, Trade Show Booth 171

For more than 50 years, BCG has been the sum of its people. Our multidisciplinary teams of consultants, data scientists, engineers, designers, and industry experts combine strategic thinking, change management expertise, and deep industry knowledge with analytics, technology skills, and entrepreneurship to tackle the biggest transformation challenges facing businesses today.

We’re looking for experienced digital experts who embrace innovation and disruptive thinking. Stop by our booth to learn more about our digital job opportunities.

For more information about roles, visit BCG careers.

SXSW Job Market - BCG at SXSW 2019


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