The Expo will return for a fifth year at SXSWedu 2017. The unique and high-energy event features more than a hundred exhibitors, student performances, a student startup competition and opportunities for personal and professional development through session programming and coaching. As we look towards March, we'll be seeking participants to fuel the various elements of the event. Learn more and get involved today!
SXSWedu 2017 Film deadline is approaching, submit your film by December 6! If you are joining us in 2017, add a few of the newly announced films to your schedule. Stay tuned for more announcements!
National Field Director, Andrew Brennen, joined the Student Voice team with the vision of curating a national student voice movement. He is currently taking a gap year from UNC Chapel Hill where he studies Strategic Communication with the the School of Media and Journalism to embark on a Student Voice Tour.
SXSWedu Housing & Travel offers low conference rates for attendees. Not only do we block rates at some of downtown Austin's finest properties, but our knowledgeable staff of local Austinites can help you and your team get the accommodations you need to make your SXSWedu a success.
We are excited to share that Sara Goldrick-Rab will keynote, more than one hundreds sessions have been added to the program, the Playground displays have been selected plus tons of other great announcements for the 2017 SXSWedu Conference & Festival taking place March 6-9, 2017 in Austin, Texas.
We are humbled and honored to host the community's conversations about innovations in learning at SXSWedu. Each year we look for new and creative ways to encourage the types of conversations and the collaboration that pushes the needle forward. With that said, we are excited to share some of the NEW programming elements and events we've been working on for SXSWedu 2017. As you'll read below, much of this is inspired by the feedback that we've received from the greater community over the past year.
SXSWedu is excited to partner with the Association of Texas Professional Educators (ATPE) for the second year to offer continuing professional education (CPE) credits for conference attendees. This means educators will have the opportunity to earn CPE credits by attending and participating in selected sessions and workshops during the 2017 SXSWedu Conference & Festival.
We are thrilled to unveil a brand new programming element for SXSWedu 2017 that brings to life a focus on designing the learning experience. SXSWedu's inaugural Learn by Design competition celebrates projects that are revolutionizing the way space interacts with learners to facilitate the best learning outcomes. Learn by Design was created to encourage designers and educators to work together to discover design-based solutions to challenges within education.
SXSWedu is excited to share that we will be traveling to Singapore this month to participate in the inaugural EdTechXAsia Summit, November 8-9, 2016.
With so much change taking place in education over the past decade, today's entrepreneurs are poised to impact the landscape and help influence the classrooms of tomorrow like never before. Educators are interested in new solutions to reach learners, students are taking control of their learning experience, investors are backing innovations across the vertical and there is a thriving enthusiasm for new tools and strategies to improve learning outcomes.