The deadline to submit a Playground display application for consideration has been extended through end of day, Sunday, September 25. Get the inside scoop on displaying and submit your application for consideration today!
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!
Much of the programming that takes place at SXSWedu in March is fueled by participation of the greater education community and there are several opportunities available. Take a moment to learn more about the current options available to discover the best fit for your goals at SXSWedu, March 6-9, 2017. Please be mindful of the deadlines associated when considering each participation opportunity.
This week we announced the first set of speakers confirmed for the 2017 SXSWedu Conference & Festival. Here's a quick recap of the news as well as an early look at the program for March!
We're thrilled to announce the first wave of speakers for SXSWedu, March 6-9, 2017 in Austin, Texas! Today's announcement includes the 2016 National Teach of the Year, Jahana Hayes, American designer, technologist and catalysts behind the national movement to transform STEM to STEAM, John Maeda, Smithsonian's newly appointed Director of the Arts & Industries Building, Rachel Goslins, University of Texas System Chancellor William McRaven, and CODE2040's co-found and CEO, Laura Weidman Powers.
Smithsonian Institution Director of the Arts & Industries Building, Rachel Goslins, just announced to speak at SXSWedu 2017. Goslin is helping to develop programs and exhibits focused on creativity and innovation for the building, which has lain dormant on the National Mall for more than a decade.
The University of Texas System, Chancellor McRaven, just announced to speak at SXSWedu 2017. McRaven, a retired U.S. Navy four-star admiral, leads one of the nation’s largest and most respected systems of higher education.
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Design Partner, John Maeda, just announced to speak at SXSWedu 2017. John Maeda is an American designer, technologist and catalyst behind the national movement to transform STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) to STEAM.
CODE20400 co-founder and CEO, Laura Weidman Powers, just announced to speak at SXSWedu 2017. With a background spanning entrepreneurship, nonprofit management, youth development, and technology, Laura works to create pathways to success in the innovation economy for Blacks and Latino/as at CODE2040.
2016 National Teacher of the Year, Jahana Hayes, just announced to speak at SXSWedu 2017. A veteran history teacher at John F. Kennedy High School in Waterbury, Connecticut, Jahana also sees herself as an advisor, counselor, confidant and protector.