Activate your learning and connect with education visionaries at SXSW EDU, March 4-7, 2019! Register to attend today for four days of learning and discovery. Save even more when you book your Austin stay through SXSW Housing & Travel for the best selection of downtown hotel rooms and rates.
The SXSW EDU experience is unparalleled with four days of compelling content for education professionals looking to connect, collaborate, create, and change how we teach and learn.
SXSW EDU provides a destination for personal and professional growth with an exceptional program of education thought leaders, compelling sessions, films, and more. More than 400 sessions will take place at SXSW EDU with an estimated 1,200+ speakers. Sessions are organized by thematic tracks and vary in format to accommodate ranging interest and learning styles.
In addition to traditional sessions, the program at SXSW EDU includes film screenings followed by Q&A discussions with the directors, producers, and cast, as well as dynamic performances showcasing the value of performing arts as a vehicle for deeper learning.
SXSW EDU hosts three distinct competitions, each of which serves as a vehicle to elevate and honor the work of trailblazers in the space.
- Launch competition – Celebrates emerging innovations in learning with a fast-paced pitch competition featuring early-stage startups.
- Learn by Design competition – Elevates groundbreaking work in the design of physical learning environments and how it impacts pedagogy and learning outcomes.
- Student Startup competition – Brings together high school students during SXSW EDU to pitch their entrepreneurial business idea.
The Expo serves as the central hub for innovations in learning at SXSW EDU. The dynamic space features a discovery-based learning playground, curated programming, and networking, alongside interactive exhibits showcasing what’s next and new in education.
Endless Networking Opportunities
Connections are fostered at SXSW EDU through both formal and informal networking opportunities. From one-on-one mentorship and topic-focused meet ups to lounges and special events, there’s no shortage of convenings to look forward to.