News and Updates

SXSWedu attendee photo by Debbie Finley
Written by Kathleen | September 29, 2014

Big Thanks to the SXSWedu 2015 Advisory Board!

SXSWedu had a record number of proposals submitted to PanelPicker this year. More than 1,000 proposals were submitted and SXSWedu would like to thank the 2015 Advisory Board for taking the time to provide their insight and expertise in the selection process. The Advisory Board’s input accounts for 40% of the selection formula, along with the SXSWedu staff (30%) and community voting (30%).

SXSWedu 2014 LAUNCHedu Winner by Randy & Jackie Smith
Written by Patrick | September 24, 2014

Innovative Educational Startup? Apply for LAUNCHedu Today

LAUNCHedu, a competition for startups who have an inventive idea or product related to education that provides a unique platform to present and discuss innovation in education. Companies with a new or developing startup are invited to apply for a chance to participate in the competition. The most promising startups will be selected as finalists and will present to a diverse panel of industry experts, early adopters, educators and members of the SXSWedu audience.

Getting Around photo by Debbie Finley
Written by Jessi | September 19, 2014

Three Reasons to Register Early

Each March representatives from all sectors of the education and learning landscape come to Austin, Texas, for the dynamic, four-day SXSWedu event. The Conference & Festival affords registrants open access to engaging sessions, interactive workshops, hands on learning experiences, cinematic portrayals, early stage startups and a host of networking opportunities.

There are a number of incentives for registering to attend SXSWedu early (as in now) rather than closer to the March event. Check out this list of the top three!

Photo by Gaby DeLeon
Written by Jessi | September 12, 2014

Today is Your Last Chance to Save $250 on Registration!

Don't miss out on your chance to save big on the price to attend SXSWedu 2015! Today is the early bird registration deadline. Purchase your badge today to get it at the most cost-conscious price, saving you $250 off the walkup rate and giving you access to the best hotel rates in downtown Austin during the March event.

Registration photo Randy & Jackie Smith
Written by Jessi | September 8, 2014

Last Week to Register at the Early Bird Rate!

This Friday, September 12, is the deadline to register to attend SXSWedu 2015 at the early bird rate! The early bird rate is the lowest available registration rate and will save you $250 off of the walk up price. Additionally, registering early will allow you to book a room through the SXSWedu housing department guaranteeing the lowest hotel rate available for the event. Register now to attend!