South by Southwest Interactive just announced that Convergence Tracks added new sessions to SouthBites (March 12-14) and SXstyle’s (March 11-13) 2016 lineups. Food Republic’s own Richard Martin will be speaking at SouthBites’ “Modern-Day Young Chefs: Paying Your Dues Upfront” panel along with Erik Bruner-Yang (D.C.’s Maketto and Toki Underground), Alexis Chong (Austin’s Foreign & Domestic) and Ludo Lefebvre (L.A.’s Petit Trois, Trois Mec and others) on Monday, March 14. Other presenters include Anthony Bourdain, Andrew Zimmern, Alex Stupak (Empellón), Paul Qui (Qui) and José Andrés.

If you’d like to come and listen to the latest about food-scarcity solutions, ag-tech innovations, food repurposing and more, grab a badge by Friday, February 12.

Check out Bruner-Yang in action in our series “New Chefs Rising” below.