News and Updates

Photo by Amy Price
Written by Patrick | November 21, 2014

Register for SXSWedu 2015 Today and Save 30%

Register today, before midnight, to receive the discount registration rate of $345 for SXSWedu 2015, March 9-12 in Austin, Texas. After today, November 21, the rate will increase to $395.

Do not miss this opportunity to save thirty percent on your registration and catch all of the excitement at SXSWedu 2015. There is already plenty of diverse and innovative programming scheduled for the conference & festival, and much more to come. Browse the program page for a look at the wide variety of programming and events. Click through the different session categories to see the session lineup and respective themes.

Written by Jessi | November 19, 2014

Exciting News & Announcements for SXSWedu 2015!

SXSWedu is excited to share an exciting lineup of news and announcements for the 2015 event, March 9-12 in Austin, Texas. This lineup includes the reveal of summits (a brand new facet of programming coming to SXSWedu), the second keynote announcement, eduFILM screenings, the 2015 sponsors and so much more!

Session by Debbie Finely
Written by Patrick | November 19, 2014
Tags: Sessions

More Than 70 Sessions from PanelPicker Added to the Programming Lineup!

Last month, SXSWedu unveiled the first big programming announcement for 2015. This included more than 150 sessions, all of which were submitted, voted and selected via PanelPicker. SXSWedu is thrilled to announce over 70 additional sessions that have been added and confirmed to the programming list for March 9-12, 2015, in Austin, Texas.

Future15 photo by Debbie Finley
Written by Rachel | November 17, 2014

Session Highlights: Future15s

Among SXSWedu’s wide range of program features are short, focused presentations called future15s. Future15s allow solo presenters to briefly highlight new and emerging ideas in education on a variety of broad themes, from special needs and accessibility to virtual learning to educational equality. Since future15 speakers get right to the point in 15 minutes, attendees can attend up to three sessions per hour.

November Community Update
Written by Patrick | November 11, 2014

SXSWedu Presents the November Community Update

SXSWedu proudly presents the November Community Update, an online, flippable resource paying tribute to the conference's devoted community and their involvement and input that is integral to the conference's execution. This month's community update illustrates how imperative your participation in PanelPicker is in fueling the programming that takes place at the SXSWedu Conference & Festival.

Stephan Turnipseed and Linda Darling-Hammond
Written by Rachel | November 10, 2014

Featured Find: Employers Need More Than Just A Test Score

Featured sessions occur at the top of every daytime programming hour during SXSWedu. These thought-provoking presentations, broadly aligned with trending topics, feature high-profile speakers and leaders in learning. An exciting lineup of featured sessions has already been confirmed and announced for the 2015 Conference & Festival. Check out the full listing and stay tuned as we individually highlight these sessions leading up to March!

LAUNCHedu 2015 photo by Davide Weaver
Written by Jessi | November 7, 2014

Application Deadline for LAUNCHedu Startup Competition Extended!

Great news for all of the procrastinators out there ... the deadline to enter your application for the LAUNCHedu education startup competition at SXSWedu 2015 has been extended through the weekend. This means you know have until Sunday, November 9 before 11:59 pm CST to get your application in the mix!

Playground display photo by Debbie Finley
Written by Patrick | November 7, 2014

Playground Display Application Deadline Extended to November 9

Attention all creatives: the Playground Display Application has been extended just for you! This is your last opportunity to be a part of this year's Playground. Contribute your voice and expertise to this imaginative space that is driven by fresh ideas in learning through maker, STEM, accessibility, gaming, arts and more.