The Playground provides a destination for attendees to explore, discover, participate and learn with like-minded individuals. Fueled by innovation through discovery, the Playground hosts a number of educational pursuits highlighting maker, STEM, gaming, virtual learning, accessibility, arts integration and more.

The wall-to-wall creative energy within the SXSWedu Playground comes from the various elements that take place in the space, including displays, talks and hands-on presentations.

Photo by Steve Rogers

Playground Talks

Catch a 30-minute Playground Talk to hear industry insiders deliver a short stage presentation highlighting discovery-based learning activities followed by a dynamic audience Q&A.

Photo by Randy & Jackie Smtih

Playground Hands On

Join a Playground Hands On to collaborate and learn with others. Presenters will facilitate a 30-minute instructional and interactive exercise or activity.

Photo by Steven Snow

Playground Displays

Playground Displays allow organizations to share their educational approaches and innovations with the SXSWedu community. Displays are up and running throughout the duration of the Playground and offer attendees the opportunity to engage in participatory activities in a casual, conversational setting.

Stay tuned, participating organizations will be announced in the coming months.

For questions or more information about the Playground, check out the Playground FAQ.

SXSWedu 2016 Playground photos by Randy & Jackie Smith, Steve Rogers and Seven Snow.