Exciting news for SXSWedu 2017 is here! We are pleased to announce the 10 startup finalists that have been selected to compete in the sixth annual Launch competition. Additionally, the online schedule of sessions and events is also now available for you to explore by date, time and location. We've also added a number of films, Policy Forum sessions, mentors, summits and more for the Conference & Festival.
Best-selling author and 21st-century learner, Tim Ferriss will keynote SXSWedu 2017 in a conversation moderated by Charles Best, Founder and CEO of DonorsChoose.org. In an intimate fireside chat titled, The Secrets of Accelerated Learning and Mastery” Ferriss, the author of recently published Tools of Titans, will explore his commitment to the quest for knowledge.
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!
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.
Whether you’re an avid movie goer or just looking for a cinematic escape, the SXSWedu Film program is a place for you to take a break from general programming and slip into a different world filled with inspiration, challenges and hope. Be sure to check out a film while you’re in town and we promise you won’t be disappointed.
A fun and beautiful exploration of the human desire to interact with the objects around us, Bounce: How the Ball Taught the World to Play is not a film you will want to miss!
Come watch a screening of A Brave Heart, a documentary chronicling the inspiring journey of Lizzie Velasquez, followed by a Q&A with the Director and Lizzie's father!
Students are at the center of discussion throughout SXSWedu, so it only makes sense that they be given the opportunity to share their perspective with our attendees! Join us this year for a screening of a handful of carefully-selected shorts brought to you by Texas high school students!
Make sure to check out OYLER, selected for this year's SXSWedu Film lineup, and don't forget to build more film screenings into your online schedule.
NAS: Time is Illmatic chronicles the construction of Illmatic, Nas's first full length album through concept, production and societal influences.