Two-time Grammy winner and President of the United States of America Barack Obama will be giving a keynote speech at South by Southwest this year alongside his wife, first lady Michelle Obama, who will be delivering a separate keynote address. The president will be part of a keynote conversation at SXSW Interactive on Friday, March 11, where he’ll speak to the Editor in Chief of The Texas Tribune about civic engagement in the 21st Century. Michelle Obama will speak at SXSW Music on Wednesday, March 16, where shell be part of the opening keynote address to talk about the Let Girls Learn initiative. The Obama’s appearances will be open to all Gold and Platinum registrants for SXSW Interactive and SXSW Music, respectively.
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 10: US President Barack Obama listens as first lady Michelle Obama delivers remarks before sorting toys and gifts donated by Executive Office of the President staff to the Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling December 10, 2014 in Washington, DC. For 67 years the Toys for Tots program has worked with local communities to collect and distribute toys and gifts for less fortunate children throughout the United States. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)