March 6-9, 2023

SXSW EDU Conference & Festival is an annual event that fosters innovation and learning within the education industry. Located deep in the heart of Austin, Texas, SXSW EDU is the premier destination for discovery.

Register for SXSW EDU 2023 today.

SXSW EDU 2022 – Photo by Tico Mendoza

SXSW EDU 2022 – Photo by Tico Mendoza

Attending SXSW EDU


This March 6-9, experience unparalleled discovery, learning, professional development, and networking with educators from around the world. The annual SXSW EDU Conference & Festival fosters innovation and learning, and features Conference sessions, film screenings, a world-class Exhibition, networking opportunities, competitions, and much more.

Register and book your hotel early for the best rates.

The safety of our SXSW EDU community continues to be a top priority. As we did in 2022, we will work with local health authorities to plan for on-site precautions and mitigations applicable or necessary for SXSW EDU 2023 (including relating to COVID-19 and associated variants) and will keep you informed throughout the season.


Primary Access to ALL EDU Events
Walk-up Rate $695



SXSW EDU Online Pass

Access to ONLINE Events
Walk-up Rate $129



Registration Rates Increase on February 2, 2023 at 11:59pm PT



The SXSW EDU Online Pass is your entry to breakthrough conference programming, unparalleled networking opportunities, dynamic virtual engagements, and more. With an online pass, you can watch Keynotes, Featured Sessions, Studio Interviews, and a selection of Partner Sessions through the SXSW EDU Schedule and SXSW EDU TV app.

Our digital experience includes the following:


  • Access to 18 Keynote and Featured Sessions via live stream and on demand 24 hours after recorded
  • Access to exclusive speaker interviews in the SXSW EDU Studio via live stream and on demand 24 hours after recorded
  • Access to 14 Partner Sessions via on demand 24 hours after recorded
  • Streaming Channel running throughout the event on SXSW EDU Schedule or SXSW EDU TV App (available platforms: Apple TV, Android TV, Fire TV, Roku, iOS via Airplay and Android mobile with Chromecast)
    • Monday, March 6 - Wednesday, March 8: 10am-5pm CT
    • Thursday, March 9: 10am-2pm CT
  • Access to hundreds of audio session recordings across all 11 thematic tracks
  • Exclusive access to video on demand content post-event

Please note the session numbers outlined above are anticipated, however the exact number of sessions is dependent on the final program produced in March at SXSW EDU 2023.

Networking and Professional Development

  • Select sessions accredited for continuing professional education credit
  • Connect with other attendees via EDU Social
  • Live Q&A and Session Chats during Keynote and Featured Sessions via the SXSW EDU Schedule

Group Registration

Bring your team to SXSW EDU! Save off each registration when purchasing registration badges for your group of seven (7) or more.

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International Womens Day Celebration - SXSW EDU 2022 - - Photo by Tico Mendoza

Student Registration

Currently enrolled students are eligible to register to attend SXSW EDU at an exclusive discount rate.

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SXSW EDU 2019 student meet up.

Make the Case

Do you need approval or some help convincing your boss that you should attend SXSW EDU? Download the letter template that you can use to convince your boss, school, district, or institution leader to approve and fund your trip.

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Attend on a Budget

We know that conference events like SXSW EDU, while offering substantial value, both personally and professionally, can be costly. Here are five ways you can attend SXSW EDU 2023 on a budget.

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