About

The SXSWedu® Conference & Festival fosters innovation in learning by hosting a passionate and diverse community of education stakeholders. The seventh annual SXSWedu will return to Austin, March 6-9, 2017, for four days of compelling sessions, in-depth workshops, engaging learning experiences, mentorship, film screenings, startup events, policy-centered discussions, business opportunities, networking and so much more! Through collaboration, creativity and social action, SXSWedu empowers its global community to connect, discover and impact.

SXSWedu is a component of the South by Southwest® (SXSW®) family of conferences and festivals. Internationally recognized as the convergence gathering for creative professionals, SXSWedu extends SXSW’s support for the art of engagement to include society’s true rock stars: educators!

Audience

SXSWedu hosts a community of stakeholders passionate about the future of teaching and learning. As the event continues to grow, diversity of perspectives and interests remain at the heart of what makes SXSWedu so unique. The attendees, participants, speakers and sponsors that make up the SXSWedu community are impacting learning from the classroom, to the community and beyond in inspiring ways.

Statistics from SXSWedu 2016

Total Attendance: 13,840
Media in Attendance: 123
Participants: 7,535 (from 38 countries)
Sessions: 419

Speakers: 1,020
Expo Attendance: 6,305
Expo Exhibit Spaces: 197





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