SXSWedu 2014 photo by Randy & Jackie Smith

The SXSWedu Conference & Festival features four days of compelling sessions, socials, and events for education professionals, industry leaders and policy practitioners committed to the future of teaching and learning.

Rates and Deadlines

Sept 12Oct 24Nov 21Jan 16Feb 13Walkup


A registration badge is required for admission to all SXSWedu 2015 activities. Register online now. Your email confirmation will include instructions for picking up your badge onsite in Austin, Texas. For more information, read the Registration and Housing FAQ or email

Registration is open:

Sunday, March 8th: 4pm to 8pm
Monday, March 9th: 8am to 8pm
Tuesday, March 10th: 8am to 6pm
Wednesday, March 11th: 8am to 6pm
Thursday, March 12th: 9am to Noon

Early registrants benefit from discounted rates, which expire at midnight on the deadlines shown above. Speakers at SXSWedu 2015 will be provided a gratis registration. Session proposers whose sessions are not accepted will be permitted to register at the early bird rate.

For additional information related to registration, please refer to the registration terms and conditions.

Methods of Payment

Registration fees can be paid with MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover. If payment will be made by purchase order, you can complete your online registration form and request an invoice. Please note: your registration will not be confirmed (and you cannot submit a hotel request) until you add the purchase order number to the online registration saved in your SXSWedu Shopping Cart.

Hotel Reservations

SXSWedu offers the lowest available rate for hotel stays through the SXSWedu Housing Desk. After you remit payment for your conference registration, you can make your hotel reservation online via the Hotel Requester in the shopping vary. View the list of available hotels for rates and locations. Hotel requests cannot be accepted from non-registrants.

Mother's Room

SXSW is a hub for industry leaders, creative thinkers, artists and entrepreneurs from all areas of the Music, Film and Interactive communities - including new moms! The SXSW Mother's Room sponsored by AGV Technologies provides a much needed private retreat for mothers to take a breather and nurse their bubs during their time spent at SXSW, allowing them to make the most of their SXSW experience.

Items such as nursing supplies, diaper changing stations, convenience/comfort items will be available for the duration of the SXSW Music, Film and Interactive conferences.

The SXSW Mother's Room sponsored by AVG Technologies is located in Meeting Room 1 on the first floor of the Austin Convention Center. Times and dates are 8:00am-7:00pm, March 13th - 21st.

Photo by Randy & Jackie Smith