WATCH LIVE: Obama speaks at SXSW 2016
US President Barack Obama speaks in Watertown, South Dakota on May 8, 2015 (AFP Photo/Brendan Smialowski)

President Barack Obama is scheduled to address the South By Southwest conference in Austin at 3:30 p.m. EST.


"The President will call on the audience to apply their ideas and talents to make technology work for us – especially when it comes to tackling big challenges like increasing participation in the political process and fighting climate change," according to SXSW's official event page.

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