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Session Spotlight
Written by Jessi | January 30, 2015

Session Spotlight: Debates

The daytime session programming at SXSWedu encompasses a dynamic range of topics and themes designed to foster learning and empower change in education. Each of the sessions at the event are organized by a particular theme and category. The categories allow you as an attendee to design your learning experience by exploring different programming formats.

Each of the categories provides a unique opportunity for participation. Understanding these categories will help you as you map out your schedule for SXSWedu 2015!

LAUNChedu 14
Written by Jessi | January 28, 2015

LAUNCHedu 2015 Startup Finalists, Emcees, Judges and Coaches Announced!

SXSWedu is thrilled to reveal the full program for the fourth annual LAUNCHedu education startup competition including this year's finalists, judges, emcees and coaches!

A record number of entries, from across the US and around the world, were received for this yea's LAUNCHedu competition. After weeks of extensive evaluations, SXSWedu is pleased to introduce the finalists that have been selected to participate in LAUNCHedu 2015 at SXSWedu, March 9-12 in Austin, Texas.

Digital Media Academy
Written by Selena | January 27, 2015

Explore the Full Playground Program for 2015!

The final Playground lineup and you do not want to miss this unique opportunity to interact with like-minded individuals while engaging with innovative displays partaking in stimulating discussions and unleashing your creativity through kinesthetic learning styles. Hosted by LEGO Education and SMART Technologies, the Playground is an interactive and stimulating facet of SXSWedu.

Press photo by Robert Santos
Written by Julia | January 21, 2015
Tags: Press

Press & Media: Only a Few Weeks Left to Apply for Credentials!

SXSWedu 2015 is shaping up to be the biggest and best event yet as we get ready to celebrate our fifth anniversary.

For 2015 we’ve introduced longer and more in-depth learning experiences through the Summit program, focusing on a wide variety of topics with partner organizations. And we’ll be closing out SXSWedu 2015 with a bang as we look to imagine education through music, film and interactive technologies with a special single-stage speaker line-up in the debut Closing Program. Joining new elements for this year’s event is an exciting series of Keynotes, Featured Sessions, eduFILM screenings and more.

SXSWedu Schedule
Written by Jessi | January 14, 2015

The Online Schedule is Live!

The SXSWedu 2015 online schedule is now live! The online schedule is designed to help you navigate your way through all of the programming that the SXSWedu Conference & Festival has to offer.

Use the online schedule to browse through events and start preparing for March by building you personal schedule! Log in using your SXSW account or create a new one after you register to attend to get started planning.

Written by Jessi | January 13, 2015

Full Closing Program, Keynote, Featured Speakers, Summits Lineup and More Announced!

It's hard to believe that SXSWedu 2015 is only 8 short weeks away! With the event quickly approaching, SXSWedu is thrilled to announce an action-packed lineup of new speakers and programming additions for March 9-12 to include the closing program, keynote, featured speakers, summits, playground displays, eduFilm screenings, lounges and more! Read all of the news for March 9-12 now and register to attend before this Friday's discount deadline to save $100 off your registration badge.