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Written by Gaby | August 18, 2014

Voice Your Interests in PanelPicker 2015

PanelPicker has captured over 1,000 creative ideas from a vast community of stakeholders in education and SXSWedu invites you to help determine the content to be presented at the upcoming March event. Drive your interests into the future by searching and voting for the topics in education you want to learn more about at SXSWedu 2015!

Take a look at the list of keywords below to help get you started:

Written by Julia | August 15, 2014

Calling All Early Birds: Register Now and Save Big!

The SXSWedu 2015 season is off and running so now’s the time to snag your badge at the lowest rate available!

Register to attend today and save more than 50% off of the walk-up registration rate. Not only will you save $250 on the price of your badge, but by registering early you will also be able to take advantage of the best selection of hotel rooms in downtown Austin. Once you register and access your eduSOCIAL account, you will be able to book your hotel as well as get a jumpstart on networking with attendees.

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Written by Nicole | August 14, 2014

Enter Now to Display in the Playground

Creativity is an integral part of SXSWedu -- especially in the Playground, a casual learning space that fuels innovation and discovery by highlighting pursuits in maker, STEM, gaming, virtual learning and arts integration. A number of elements including presentations and displays stimulate the high energy in this space. SXSWedu is now accepting applications from organizations to be a part of this exciting opportunity in the Playground as a display.

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Written by Jessi | August 13, 2014

Rally Community Support for Your PanelPicker Proposal

Did you submit a PanelPicker idea for SXSWedu 2015? If so, you already know how important the voting process is but just as a reminder, here's how it works:

The public voting phase is a key aspect of the session selection process due to the hundreds of high-quality PanelPicker entries that are received every year. PanelPicker voting is open to everyone, all you need is internet and a little time to give. By providing feedback and voting, the community helps illuminate the best sessions and most important topics for the event.

Written by Chandler | August 11, 2014

Public Voting Now Open for PanelPicker

The public voting period for PanelPicker is now open! PanelPicker is the crowd-sourced platform that empowers the community to voice their opinions about what programming they want to see and which people they want to hear from at SXSWedu 2015. More than just a submission and voting tool, it allows users to review each other’s work and provide feedback on proposed sessions.

Written by Nicole | August 8, 2014

Community Survey: Deadline Approaching to Complete & Win a Free Badge

The SXSWedu Conference & Festival is heavily shaped by the community in a number of ways. See who makes up this diverse community in next month's SXSWedu Community Update by filling out a simple questionnaire. Complete the SXSWedu Community Survey and you will automatically be entered for a chance to win a free registration to SXSWedu 2015!

Written by Jessi | August 5, 2014

Enter to Win a Free 2015 Registration Badge

SXSWedu is a community focused event, as such we want to learn more about you, the community. Participate in the community survey and share a little about yourself. The feedback will help inform the next SXSWedu Community Update. The survey is open to everyone, all you'll need is internet and a little time to spare. The questions are simple and should only take you 3-5 minutes to complete.