Join the AFWERX Team at the Capital Factory House of SXSW Event

AFWERX is participating in the Capital Factory House of SXSW event taking place this weekend! You don’t want to miss this exciting weekend jam packed with great tech topics and networking opportunities. Come meet the team and learn more about AFWERX, starting with the ZenBusiness Startup Crawl this Friday, March 11th at 5PM CST.

See below for additional event details. 


Hourly Schedule

Friday 3/11

5pm - 9pm
ZenBusiness Startup Crawl

Saturday 3/12

1030am - 1215pm
Town Hall: Small Business & Startup Opportunities with the U.S. Air Force
Join AFWERX speakers, Jared Evans, Helena Krusec, Greg Sundbeck and Chase Eiserman, along with other DoD representatives as they discuss how entrepreneurs and small businesses play a role in innovation and job creation. The session begins at 10:30 CST, March 12th Register here:

Sunday 3/13

Machines & Mimosas - Center for Autonomous Robotics LAUNCH
Don’t miss the Center for Autonomous Robotics Launch! Check out the full schedule of events for the day featuring a Fireside chat with Col Martin Salinas, AFWERX COO, Col Scott McKeever, Director, CSAF Strategic Studies Group at United States Air Force and many others. The day will also feature a panel discussing how to remove roadblocks to agile transition within the DoD and will allow you to see first hand company demonstrations. Learn more here:

Monday 3/14

2pm - 245pm
Return on Investment for Defense and Dual-Use Investing
245pm - 330pm
Commercializing Space Through Public Private Partnership
330pm - 4pm
Fireside Chat with SpaceWERX and Mandy Vaughn


Mar 11 - 14 2022


5:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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The Capital Factory House
701 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701

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