Cornell Reception

Saturday, March 11, 2023 | 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. CST | Austin, TX

Location: Dumont’s Down Low, 214 W 4th St Suite B, Austin, TX 78701

Nearby parking is available at the 361 E 4th St Garage.

Join us for a Big Red gathering in Austin to network with Cornellians visiting for SXSW and local to Austin! We’ll cheers those presenting and speaking at the conference and celebrate being together in Austin. Mark your calendars for March 11th  and register now* for Cornell-exclusive event! Please note space is limited. 

*Registration is now at capacity. If you can no longer make it, please let us know so that we may give your spot to someone on our waitlist. 






Cornell Guide to The Big Conference in ATX

Are you speaking at SXSW? Let us know and we’ll add you to this amazing list of alumni, faculty, students, and staff scheduled to present and/or speak!

Please note SXSW may change session times and locations. We will do our best to keep this guide updated!

Cornell Speakers

Films Premiering

  • Cornell Nolan School of Hotel Administration, Cornell Nolan School
    Writer and Director
    Narrative Shorts Program 2
    Time: Saturday, March 11, 2023, 2:15 p.m. – 3:56 p.m CT
    Location: Rollins Theatre at The Long Center

    Time: Wednesday, March 11, 2023, 12:00 p.m. – 1:41 p.m. CT
    Location: Alamo Lamar E

  • Cornell University College of Arts and Sciences
    Movie Copyright Researcher and Critic
    Special Thanks credit on Penny Lane's documentary Confessions of a Good Samaritan
    Time: Friday, March 10, 2023, 5:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. CT
    Location: Alamo Lamar B

    Time: Saturday, March 11, 2023, 11:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. CT
    Location: Satellite Venue: AFS Cinema

    Time: Wednesday, March 15, 2023, 12:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. CT
    Location: Violet Crown Cinema 1

    Time: Wednesday, March 15, 2023, 1:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. CT
    Location: Violet Crown Cinema 3

Other events taking place during the week

  • Capital Factory House features 5 days of jam-packed action and opportunity—with programming dedicated to central themes like aerospace, women in tech, and the future of defense technology. What better way to soak up all SXSW has to offer than to plant yourself in the center of downtown Austin, within walking distance of the Convention Center and the hotels where all SXSW programming takes place.

    Check out the full schedule at this link:
    Dates: March 10 – 14, 2023

    Thank you to Patricia Friar '79, MBA '92 for sharing the event details with us!

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