Important Dates & Deadlines

See upcoming important dates and deadlines for SXSW EDU.


Photo by Diego Donamaria.

Photo by Diego Donamaria.

Important Dates
& Deadlines

October 6, 2020

PanelPicker Entry Window Opens

The digital application to enter a session proposal for SXSW EDU 2021 opens.

October 18, 2020

PanelPicker Entry Window Closes

Deadline to enter a session proposal for SXSW EDU 2021 using the digital PanelPicker application.

October 20, 2020

Launch Application Opens

Apply to pitch an early-stage startup in the Launch competition during SXSW EDU 2021 Online.

October 27, 2020

Mentor Application Opens

Apply to participate at SXSW EDU 2021 Online as a conference mentor.

November 10, 2020

PanelPicker Voting Opens

All ideas received during the PanelPicker entry period will be posted online for community voting.

November 10, 2020

Press Application Opens

Apply to attend SXSW EDU as a member of the press.

November 20, 2020

PanelPicker Voting Closes

Deadline to vote on all ideas received during the PanelPicker entry period.

January 8, 2021

Launch Application Deadline

Deadline to apply to pitch an early-stage startup in the Launch competition during SXSW EDU 2021 Online.

March 9, 2021

SXSW EDU Online

Day one of SXSW EDU Online.

March 10, 2021

SXSW EDU Online

Day two of SXSW EDU Online.

March 11, 2021

SXSW EDU Online

Day three of SXSW EDU Online.

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