Coffee & Snack Breaks
Swing by the Expo for morning coffee breaks and afternoon snack breaks while exploring the exhibits.
An outdoor adventure awaits. Explore Austin’s Greenbelt, from Barton Springs to Barton Skyway, on a guided 1.5 mile hike to make deeper connections with nature and each other. Come away with endorphins and new strategies to include the outdoors into your curriculum.
Meet ups are topic-focused networking events that give communities at SXSW EDU the chance to connect with others who share similar passions or interests. Meet ups can take a variety of forms including group activities, facilitated networking, or focused discussions.
Mentor sessions offer purpose-driven, one-on-one meetings between experienced professionals and attendees lasting 15 minutes each. From classroom teachers and professors, to industry insiders and CEOs, the mentors at SXSW EDU are excited to share their insights with the community.
Make connections with other attendees before, during, and after the event in EDU Social. Browse the registrant directory and utilize the new chat feature to interact with your community.
Network with fellow registrants while enjoying a taste of Austin at pop-up dinners across downtown. Dinner reservations have already been made, just show up hungry to be seated with other attendees interested in meeting new people.
New for 2022, the mentor program expands with the addition of Roundtable Discussions, which will feature group discussions between mentors and a small group of attendees. Each roundtable discussion is 60 minutes, consisting of three 20-minute group discussions before mentors rotate to the next table of attendees.
Mix and mingle at a number of special events including coffee breaks, happy hours, parties, and more.
Guided, hour-long walking tours around downtown provide a unique opportunity to experience Austin like a local, meet fellow attendees, and connect with the vibe and culture on a new level.