Energizing Health @ SXSW is a historic gathering to help the underserved population and marginalized groups by working together to eliminate systemic barriers to health and create healing communities.  Our SXSW Health gathering is focused on creating opportunities for entrepreneurs, community advocates, venture capital, philanthropy, health organizations, and industry.

Interested in imagining a world without sickness? Join our movement! See our four-day schedule below, or stop by the Energizing Health House at Coopers BBQ next door to the JW Marriott for more information.

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PASSES

Pick up your pass at the Energizing Health House for a daily complimentary breakfast at the Scout Bar and enjoy the free “All Day Buffet” complete with healthy snacks and coffee bar.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Friday  |  Saturday  |  SundayMonday

Friday, March 8th

8:00 am - 12:00 pm / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
“Scout Bar” Sponsored by St. David’s Foundation

If you're a health innovator, we're your first stop when you arrive in Austin. Our Scout Bar has a complete complimentary breakfast hosted by knowledgeable SXSW health veterans that will help you plan your stay.  ...

8:00 am - 6:00 pm / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
Energizing Health House Hours of Operation

Join us from 8-6 for complimentary all-day buffet and drinks and stay for a full day of innovative programming. Enjoy our art installation from the National Academy of Medicine, illustrating how health equity works in communities across the U.S....

8:30 am - 10:30 am / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
MEETUP: The Austin Community Welcomes You to SXSW

Join us for a morning full of robust programming from Austin's health innovation community. In this open forum, participants will discuss how entrepreneurs can work together with community leaders to ease disparities and enrich health services for marginalized groups in Central Texas....

10:30 am - 11:00 am / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
Friday First Break

DJ, complimentary drinks, and all-day buffet....

11:00 am - 12:00 pm / Hilton Austin, Salon J (SXSW Badge Required)
Impact Pediatric Health 1

In this session, you'll meet health startups as they are introduced to the nation's top pediatric hospitals and nationally known stakeholders that can provide the "big break." Join us for the fourth annual pitch event as we look at digital health, medtech, and global technologies that help kids be healthy. This event has companies from all over the world pitching children's hospitals, investors, and big brands that can take these health startups to the next level! [br][br][a href="https://schedule.sxsw.com/2019/events/PP100797" target="_blank">View this in the SXSW Session Guide - and "star" this session if you'd like to attend![/a]...

11:00 am - 12:00 pm / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
SESSION: How Facebook Causes Measles

How Facebook Causes Measles, the Real Computer Virus: There is a new meaning of the term Fred Trotter, Andrea Downing and David Harlow submitted a compliant to the FTC regarding Facebook's treatment of patients on its platform. A day latter, Congress asked Facebook to account for these new issues. This session will show how the issues that submitted by the patient community are abused on Facebook, in some cases by anti-vax misinformation campaigns, which have contributed to recent measles outbreaks....

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
Friday Second Break

DJ, complimentary drinks, and all-day buffet....

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
FORUM: Art, Culture and Health Equity Futurism

Artists and activists at the front lines of innovation and community change share stories of their journey towards health equity....

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm / Hilton Austin, Salon J (SXSW Badge Required)
Impact Pediatric Health 2

In this session, you'll meet health startups as they are introduced to the nation's top pediatric hospitals and nationally known stakeholders that can provide the "big break." Join us for the fourth annual pitch event as we look at digital health, medtech, and global technologies that help kids be healthy. This event has companies from all over the world pitching children's hospitals, investors, and big brands that can take these health startups to the next level! [br][br][a href="https://schedule.sxsw.com/2019/events/PP100799" target="_blank">View this in the SXSW Session Guide - and "star" this session if you'd like to attend![/a]...

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
Friday Third Break

DJ, complimentary drinks, and all-day buffet....

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
FORUM: Stories from the Front Lines- Inclusion in Health and Tech

Interviews with and stories from community artists, activists, entrepreneurs and health care providers. Community leaders discuss issues that shape our sectors, including: designing for inclusion, diversifying board and founders leadership and when tech makes disparities worse....

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm / Hilton Austin, Salon J (SXSW Badge Required)
Impact Pediatric Health 3

In this session, you'll meet health startups as they are introduced to the nation's top pediatric hospitals and nationally known stakeholders that can provide the "big break." Join us for the fourth annual pitch event as we look at digital health, medtech, and global technologies that help kids be healthy. This event has companies from all over the world pitching children's hospitals, investors, and big brands that can take these health startups to the next level! [br][br][a href="https://schedule.sxsw.com/2019/events/PP100800" target="_blank">View this in the SXSW Session Guide - and "star" this session if you'd like to attend![/a]...

4:30 pm - 7:00 pm / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
Friday Happy Hour

DJ, complimentary drinks, and buffet....

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
Meet Regina Holliday

Celebrated patients' rights activist, Regina Holliday, talks about her art and welcomes the Walking Gallery....

Saturday, March 9th

8:00 am - 6:00 pm / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
Energizing Health House Hours of Operation

Join us from 8-6 for complimentary all-day buffet and drinks and stay for a full day of innovative programming. Enjoy our art installation from the National Academy of Medicine, illustrating how health equity works in communities across the U.S....

8:00 am - 10:00 am / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
“Scout Bar” Sponsored by St. David’s Foundation

If you're a health executive or innovator, we're your first stop on Saturday. Knowledgeable SXSW health veterans are available to help you plan your Saturday schedule while you enjoy a complimentary breakfast and gourmet coffee bar....

9:30 am - 10:30 am / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
#MeToo in Health and Tech

In 1997 Tarana Burke created #MeToo and in recent years the conversation has shifted culture in significant ways. This conversation will explore what this looks and feels like in health and tech and how it's informs what is needed to create health equity....

9:30 am - 10:30 am / JW Marriott, Salon 7 (SXSW Badge Required)
Changing Lives with Palliative Care Innovations

Navigating a complex health care system while living with a serious illness can be stressful when caring for a loved one. This is especially true when loved ones have special needs or suffer from chronic health conditions requiring palliative care. Inequity due to racism, classism, and other “-isms” often accompany barriers to care further compound this challenge. Panelists will discuss a comprehensive approach to palliative caregiving starting with children and extending through senior adults. [br][br][a href="https://schedule.sxsw.com/2019/events/PP92866" target="_blank">View this in the SXSW Session Guide - and "star" this session if you'd like to attend![/a]...

10:30 am - 10:45 am / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
Saturday First Break

DJ, complimentary drinks, and all-day buffet....

10:45 am - 11:00 am / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
INSIGHTS: Justice at the Beginning and End of Life

Conversations and reflections around Palliative Care over coffee and the all-day buffet....

11:00 am - 12:00 pm / JW Marriott, Salon 7 (SXSW Badge Required)
Communities As Health Equity Innovation Hubs

Where you live oftentimes determines how well and long you live. The solutions that can add years to an individual’s life start in the community. Dive into what makes a community healthy and learn about some of the best practices, programs, and case studies that are succeeding in revitalizing community health. Learn from communities that are doing the best job of improving their citizens’ health through strategic partnerships, expanded public health assessments and various education programs. [br][br][a href="https://schedule.sxsw.com/2019/events/PP92867"_blank">View this in the SXSW Session Guide - and "star" this session if you'd like to attend![/a]...

11:30 am - 1:00 pm / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
MOVEMENT WITH LIVE DRUMS: Health Equity in Motion

Constantly experiencing, working with, and discussing injustice in health and our industries can mess your mind, body, and spirit up - especially if the injustice being discussed hits close to home. "Femme! Experience" Founder Bernadette Pleasant and the Health Equity Cypher will facilitate this workshop with the help of movement and live drums to facilitate our health and wellness - and give us tools to create space to truly Imagine Health. Come ready to move!...

12:15 pm - 12:30 pm / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
INSIGHTS: Communities as Innovation Hubs

Conversations and reflections around Communities as Innovation Hubs over coffee and the all-day buffet. ...

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm / JW Marriott, Salon 7 (SXSW Badge Required)
Communities As Health Equity Implementation Hubs

Nationwide there’s a growing number of models that take a collaborative, holistic approach to building just and healthy communities. From grass roots and public examples to nonprofit (Way to Wellville, National Collaborative for Health Equity’s HOPE Initiative) and philanthropic (RWJF’s Culture of Health, Aetna Foundation Healthiest Communities) ones, we can learn about how partnership, policy, open data and startup engagement can result in significant, sustainable impact. [br][br][a href="https://schedule.sxsw.com/2019/events/PP92863" target="_blank">View this in the SXSW Session Guide - and "star" this session if you'd like to attend![/a]...

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
FORUM: Why We Can’t Wait- Ripped from the Headlines

"Innovation" sounds cool, but Flint still lacks clean water, children have been separated indefinitely from their families at the US border, trans women of color are being murdered and assaulted, indigenous women are being murdered and are missing, we still need to say "Black Lives Matter" and parts of Puerto Rico are still recovering.[br][br] Interviews with and stories by artists, activists, entrepreneurs and health care providers about issues that shape our communities. Come for the stories. Stay for the solutions....

1:30 pm - 1:45 pm / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
Saturday Third Break

DJ, complimentary drinks, and all-day buffet....

1:45 pm - 2:00 pm / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
INSIGHTS: Communities as Implementation Hubs

Conversations and reflections around Community Innovations over coffee and the all-day buffet....

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
SESSION: Addressing Racial and Ethnic Inequities to Build Healthier Communities

It’s a discouraging reality that, even among insured populations, racial and ethnic minorities are less likely than members of the majority population to receive preventive health services. Join us for a conversation around the critical gaps in our communities that influence the ability to live a healthier life. From education to housing and women’s health, we’ll explore steps to collectively combat racial and ethnic disparities.[br][br] Panelists:[br] Dwayne Proctor, Chairman, NAACP Foundation[br] Dr. Joia Crear-Perry, Founder and President, National Birth Equity Collaborative[br][br] Moderator:[br] William Buster, Executive Vice President of Community Investments, St. David’s Foundation...

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
Saturday Fourth Break

DJ, complimentary drinks, and all-day buffet....

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
WORKSHOP: Hacking Bias

Be More America will lead a workshop on how their tech-enabled technology is helping individuals and organizations address and overcome bias. Learn more at https://www.bemoreamerica.org....

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm / JW Marriott, Salon 7 (SXSW Badge Required)
Big Data and Innovations for Marginalized Groups

One thing is for sure - big data is all the rage. Panelists will discuss open data, including the 2020 census data, and review visualization tools that may both increase federal funding for marginalized communities and gage the social impact of undercounting. This reveal empowers community-based organizations, civic leaders, philanthropy, venture and startups to work together to use big data to fuel innovations for healthier communities. [br][br][a href="https://schedule.sxsw.com/2019/events/PP92855" target="_blank">View this in the SXSW Session Guide - and "star" this session if you'd like to attend![/a]...

4:30 pm - 4:45 pm / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
Saturday Fifth Break

DJ, complimentary drinks, and all-day buffet....

4:45 pm - 5:00 pm / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
INSIGHTS: Big Data

Conversations and reflections around Big Data over coffee and the all-day buffet....

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
Saturday Happy Hour

DJ, complimentary drinks and buffet....

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm / JW Marriott, Salon 7 (SXSW Badge Required)
Social Determinants and Tech: The Double Edged Sword

Healthy communities require more than just medical care for people after they get sick. They need resources that support people to live their best, healthiest lives. Tech innovations can help improve safety, nutrition, education, health care access and social supports. Or they can contribute to the widening gap between those with access to tech and those without. Learn how community organizations, entrepreneurs and health systems are working together to ensure safety and health for all. [br][br][a href="https://schedule.sxsw.com/2019/events/PP92830" target="_blank">View this in the SXSW Session Guide - and "star" this session if you'd like to attend![/a]...

Sunday, March 10th

8:00 am - 6:00 pm / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
Energizing Health House Hours of Operation

Join us from 8-6 for complimentary all-day buffet and drinks and stay for a full day of innovative programming. Enjoy our art installation from the National Academy of Medicine, illustrating how health equity works in communities across the U.S....

9:00 am - 11:00 am / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
“Scout Bar” Sponsored by St. David’s Foundation

If you're a health executive or innovator, we're your first stop on Sunday. Knowledgeable SXSW health veterans are available to help you plan your Sunday schedule while you enjoy a complimentary breakfast and gourmet coffee bar....

9:30 am - 11:00 am / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
Digital Therapeutics & AI

Bioelectronic Medicine And The Future Of Digital Therapeutics[br] Kate Rosenbluth, PhD - CEO, Cala Health[br][br] Rise Of The HealthBots: Customer Engagement In An Increasingly Connected World[br] Sander Ruitenberg - Worldwide Digital Solutions Head (IHD), Novartis[br][br] Music As A Digital Therapeutic For Walking[br] Brian Harris - CEO & Co-Founder, MedRhythms[br][br] Fireside Chat: Prescription Digital Therapeutics[br] Corey McCann - CEO, Pear Therapeutics[br] Andre Heeg - Head of Digital, Sandoz...

11:00 am - 12:00 pm / JW Marriott, Salon 7 (SXSW Badge Required)
Access to Care: All Health is Not Created Equally

Whereas the increasing cost of health insurance is a critical factor, it is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to creating a system where all achieve the best health. Discussion around other deeply rooted barriers to care occur in separate spaces. Join local patients, community members and industry leaders as they reframe the conversation surrounding access to health care and discuss inventive and inclusive approaches to supporting people to live their best and healthiest lives. [br][br][a href="https://schedule.sxsw.com/2019/events/PP92833" target="_blank">View this in the SXSW Session Guide - and "star" this session if you'd like to attend![/a]...

11:00 am - 12:00 pm / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
Barracuda Bowl 1: Reimagining Pain Management

A complete list of our startups can be found [a href="https://sxswbiome.splashthat.com/" target="_blank">here[/a]...

12:00 pm - 12:20 pm / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
Networking Break

DJ, complimentary drinks, and all-day buffet....

12:20 pm - 1:40 pm / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
Future Of Clinical Trials

Project Baseline: Empowering Humans To Own Their Own Data[br] Scarlet Shore - Product Manager & Platform Lead, Project Baseline, Verily[br][br] The Human Digitome[br] Michelle Longmire, MD - CEO, Medable[br][br] Voice Analysis In Clinical Trials: A 2-For-1 Insight Into The Mind[br] Jenny Barnett, PhD - Chief Scientific Officer, Cambridge Cognition[br][br] Health Voyager: Personalized and Immersive Patient Education[br] Michael Docktor, MD - Clinical Director of Innovation , Boston Children's Hospital[br] Yan Fossat - VP, Principal Investigator, Klick Labs...

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm / JW Marriott, Salon 7 (SXSW Badge Required)
Innovative Partnerships Transforming Health

Regardless of industry, transformative change can occur when diverse minds work toward a common goal. Join leaders in healthcare innovation as they share their experiences forming collaborative partnerships as a way to transform health and health care across the country. From developing joint goals, objectives and strategies to leveraging relationships to engage association members and industry partners, panel members will share necessary lessons learned to create scalable solutions.[br][br][a href="https://schedule.sxsw.com/2019/events/PP92854" target="_blank">View this in the SXSW Session Guide - and "star" this session if you'd like to attend![/a]...

1:40 pm - 2:40 pm / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
Barracuda Bowl 2: Reimagining Clinical Trial Recruitment

A complete list of our startups can be found [a href="https://sxswbiome.splashthat.com/" target="_blank">here[/a]...

2:40 pm - 3:00 pm / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
Sunday Networking Break Two

DJ, complimentary drinks, and all-day buffet....

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
Digitizing Biology Through Genomics Sponsored by Illumina Accelerator

Welcome[br] Amanda Cashin - Illumina Accelerator[br] Scaling HealthIT And Genomics Companies[br] Ursheet Parikh - Mayfield Fund[br][br] Deep Learning And AI In Whole Genome Sequencing[br] Kishore Jaganathan - Illumina Inc.[br][br] Future Of Genomic Medicine[br] Erez Lieberman Aiden - Baylor College of Medicine[br][br] Increasing The Actionability Of The Genome By Building Genomics Startups[br] Amanda Cashin - Illumina Accelerator...

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm / JW Marriott, Salon 7 (SXSW Badge Required)
Opioid Use Disorder and Mass Incarceration

Jails are killing us. Inmates are 130 times more likely than the general population to overdose in the first 2 weeks after release from prison - and there is strong research showing proven approaches to prevent these overdoses. The panelists will discuss why people in the criminal justice system are at increased risk for death and what startups and community members can do to reduce mortality and taxpayer spending on mass-incarceration.[br][br] [a href="https://schedule.sxsw.com/2019/events/PP92796" target="_blank">View this in the SXSW Session Guide - and "star" this session if you'd like to attend![/a]...

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
Barracuda Bowl 3: Digitizing Biology Through Genomics

A complete list of our startups can be found [a href="https://sxswbiome.splashthat.com/" target="_blank">here[/a]...

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm / JW Marriott, Salon 7 (SXSW Badge Required)
Delivering Care Anywhere: Beyond the Office Visit

Are the days of signing into a doctor’s office a thing of the past? With advancements in telehealth and in-home care, doctors have the ability to eliminate transportation barriers and reach more patients. Join us for a lively panel discussion about the impact of telehealth and in-home care on the trajectory of a person’s health journey and solutions for combating the digital divide inhibiting marginalized communities from taking advantage of these technological advancements in healthcare.[br][br] [a href="https://schedule.sxsw.com/2019/events/PP92798" target="_blank">View this in the SXSW Session Guide - and "star" this session if you'd like to attend![/a]...

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
Sunday Networking Reception

DJ, complimentary drinks and buffet....

Monday, March 11th

8:00 am - 6:00 pm / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
Energizing Health House Hours of Operation

Join us from 8-6 for complimentary all-day buffet and drinks and stay for a full day of innovative programming. Enjoy our art installation from the National Academy of Medicine, illustrating how health equity works in communities across the U.S....

8:00 am - 10:00 am / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
“Scout Bar” Sponsored by St. David’s Foundation

If you're a health executive or innovator, we're your first stop on Monday. Knowledgeable SXSW health veterans are available to help you plan your Monday schedule while you enjoy a complimentary breakfast and gourmet coffee bar....

9:30 am - 10:30 am / JW Marriott, Salon 7 (SXSW Badge Required)
Killing Ourselves Faster: The Mental Health Abyss

US life expectancy has declined for two years in a row in part due to the increasing suicide rate. The speakers will discuss why mental illness is on the rise, who is disproportionately affected and what you can do about it. The panel will also explore what the role of technology could be in curbing mental illness.[br][br] [a href="https://schedule.sxsw.com/2019/events/PP92877" target="_blank">View this in the SXSW Session Guide - and "star" this session if you'd like to attend![/a]...

9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
Biome + StartUp Health Mini-Fest

We Choose To Go To The Moon[br] Steve Krein - Co-Founder & CEO, StartUp Health[br] StartUp Health Insights: The State Of Digital Health Funding[br] Unity Stoakes - Co-Founder & President, StartUp Health[br][br] Fireside Chat:[br] Richard Francis + Unity Stoakes[br] Carol Lynch - President, Sandoz US[br] Unity Stoakes - Co-Founder & President, StartUp Health[br][br] Fireside Chat:[br] Ed Simcox + Steve Krein[br] Ed Simcox - CTO, HHS[br] Steve Krein - Co-Founder & CEO, StartUp Health[br][br] Female Founders In Health Tech (Panel)[br] Alexandra Philp Reeves - Founder, conversationHEALTH[br] Jean Anne Booth - Founder, Unaliwear[br] Michelle Longmire - Co-Founder, Medable[br] Tanvi Vattikuti Abbhi - Co-Founder, Veta Health[br][br] [a href="https://sxswbiome.splashthat.com/" target="_blank">View Session Guide[/a]...

11:00 am - 12:00 pm / JW Marriott, Salon 7 (SXSW Badge Required)
Health “Techuity” in Cardiovascular Care

Although the number of deaths caused by cardiovascular disease and stroke has declined over the last decade there are considerable differences in mortality rates based on race, gender and zip code. Learn how community and tech innovators are approaching issues related to health equity with the use of tech – Health “Techuity” – closing the gap using data, scalable tech solutions and community health adoption strategies.[br][br] [a href="https://schedule.sxsw.com/2019/events/PP92876" target="_blank">View this in the SXSW Session Guide - and "star" this session if you'd like to attend![/a]...

12:00 pm - 12:20 pm / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
Monday Networking Break

DJ, complimentary drinks, and all-day buffet....

12:20 pm - 2:10 pm / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
Open Innovation

Corporate Accelerator Panel With: Novartis Biome, Illumina Accelerator[br] Jake Laporte, PhD - Co-Founder, Novartis Biome[br] Amanda Cashin - Head of Illumina Accelerator[br][br] Every Bot Is A Mental Health Bot[br] Lexi Kaplin - Chief Product Officer, conversationHEALTH[br] Alexandra Philp Reeves - Founder, conversationHEALTH[br][br] What's Missing In Healthcare And Why It Matters[br] Tanvi Vattikuti Abbhi - Co-Founder, Veta Health[br][br] Accelerating Innovation Through Open Innovation[br] Robin Roberts - Co-Founder, Novartis Biome[br] John Pugh - Accenture[br] Sathya Elumalai - Co-Founder & CEO, Multisensor Diagnostics...

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm / JW Marriott, Salon 7 (SXSW Badge Required)
Inequity: The Unspoken Factor Fueling Cancer

Despite significant strides in cancer prevention, treatment and survivorship, there is still significant inequity according to race/ethnicity, geography and socioeconomic background. This session will bring together cancer survivors with leaders from the health, tech, pharma, philanthropy and non-profit sectors to discuss the inequity exacerbating cancer rates amongst marginalized communities.[br][br][a href="https://schedule.sxsw.com/2019/events/PP92875" target="_blank">View this in the SXSW Session Guide - and "star" this session if you'd like to attend![/a]...

2:10 pm - 3:30 pm / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
Barracuda Bowl Finals

Barracuda Bowl Grand Finale[br] Top 2 teams from each Barracuda Bowl on Day 1 (March 10th) will compete against each other for the grand prize of $10,000....

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm / JW Marriott, Salon 7 (SXSW Badge Required)
The Community Health Worker Of The Future

Community Health Workers are the front line of public health in cities and towns across the country. Learn how data projects, public/private partnerships and digital health tools have shaped the way that communities provide essential outreach, community education, informal counseling, social support and advocacy.[br][br][a href="https://schedule.sxsw.com/2019/events/PP92872" target="_blank">View this in the SXSW Session Guide - and "star" this session if you'd like to attend![/a]...

4:00 pm - 6:15 pm / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
Monday Happy Hour

DJ, complimentary drinks and buffet....

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm / JW Marriott, Salon 7 (SXSW Badge Required)
Crowdsourcing a Health Equity Innovation Movement

It’s one thing to ideate – it’s another to create a movement. Marking the end of the inaugural Energizing Health equity SXSW 2019 event programming, join community stakeholders, philanthropic foundation partners and health association partners for a town hall discussion around ways to process the key learnings and harness the innovative ideas shared to fuel a movement that promotes health equity and innovations in marginalized populations and creates meaningful change in people’s lives.[br][br][a href="https://schedule.sxsw.com/2019/events/PP92800" target="_blank">View this in the SXSW Session Guide - and "star" this session if you'd like to attend![/a]...

6:15 pm - 7:00 pm / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
COMMUNITY GATHERING: Crowdsourcing a Health Equity Movement

Imagine.Health and the Health.House have convened a lot of people, discussed a lot of problems and a few of ideas. . .So What? Join Emcee Anton Gunn for this real talk creative cypher mash-up with "no elephants in the room discussion" on what we truly need to do to commit to, create, and invest in Health Equity. Bring your truth....

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm / Cooper’s BBQ (Next door to JW Marriott)
Health House Closing Celebration

Health House Closing Celebration Sponsored by AT&T and presented by the Health Equity Cypher and Dr Cwanza MD AKA DJ Doctor Code Blue....

The home base for our most creative programming is our SXSW Health House: a pop-up community center at Cooper’s BBQ (next door to all the SXSW Health programming at the JW Marriott) sponsored by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Aetna Foundation, Cambia Health Foundation, St. David’s Foundation, Novartis, and other partners.

Morning coffee, meetings, private policy discussions, TedTalk style programming, community events, concerts and receptions will be hosted here.

 

Unique
Programming

Convening thought-leadership through official SXSW sessions at the JW Marriott and the new downtown “Energizing Health House” at Cooper’s BBQ next door to the Marriott for creative programming and startup engagement.

Thought
Leadership

Leadership development with community advocates, philanthropic organizations, the nation’s leading health associations and industry partners to shape health innovation and launch a health equity innovation movement.

Strategic
Convenings

Energizing Health @ SXSW is about new partnerships and initiatives. We’re hosting meetups, receptions, and most importantly empowering communities to eliminate disparities and create a culture of health.

Innovation
Partnerships

We want innovative solutions for working with communities, venture, health associations, and civic leaders to effect change. We’ll be hosting office hours for startups, highlighting new strategic partnerships, and opening doors.

Supported By

Programming Support