NEWS: Disney Executive To Be Featured Speaker at Upcoming Conference

The Walt Disney Company is celebrating its 100th Anniversary this year!


That means plenty of celebrations are underway — like NEW shows in Disneyland, eats and drinks to try in the parks, and more. One Disney executive will no doubt be having a busy year, and it looks like there’s another event on the schedule for Chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Josh D’Amaro!

Disney Parks Chairman Josh D’Amaro will be a Featured Speaker at the 2023 SXSW Conference

Josh D’Amaro with a lightsaber at Destination D23

He will be speaking at a presentation titled, Creating Happiness: The Art & Science of Disney Parks Storytelling. Here are some details about the presentation:

“For nearly 70 years, Disney Parks has created happiness for millions through experiences that bring Disney’s beloved stories to life. Across its theme parks, hotels, cruises and adventures, Disney Parks has curated magical places around the world where a simple moment can become a treasured lifelong memory. The ‘Art & Science’ of storytelling is the secret to how Disney amazes its Guests and delivers memorable experiences.  In this session, Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Chairman Josh D’Amaro will share how Disney’s storytelling techniques will build on its legacy of creativity and innovation for a world that can always use just a little more happiness.”

©Disney via IAAPA Expo 2020 Presentation

D’Amaro will join Eric André, Blxst, Tommy Dorfman, Ashley Flowers, Gottmik, Nick Jonas, Martin Luther King III, Damon Lindelof, Eva Longoria, Alexis Ohanian, Maya Penn, Austin Russell, RZA, Dan Schulman, Cheryl Strayed, Jen Wong, and more at the 37th annual conference.

There will also be a Keynote Session featuring members of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope team as well.


The 2023 SXSW Conference will take place from March 10th to 19th in Austin, Texas, and details for Josh D’Amaro’s presentation will be released at a later date. Click here to register!


For more Disney parks news, check out the new lies we debunked about Magic Kingdom and see the opening date for TRON Lightcycle Run in Disney World here.

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