What’s Happening Today: Wednesday, March 6

SXSW EDU day three is kicking off and the energy just keeps on growing! Are you ready for more? Let’s ride on the momentum and get excited for today’s lineup!

Start your morning with a laugh at today's Keynote Science Comedy: Why It's a Thing & How to Do It! Science comedian Sarah Rose Siskind will teach you the importance of humor as a means of communicating complex ideas in STEM in an entertaining way.

Today is the final day of the Expo, so if you haven’t stopped by yet, be sure to add it to your itinerary! Stop by the Next Stage from 11:30am-1:00pm to see high school students go head-to-head pitching their entrepreneurial ideas at the Student Impact Challenge, presented by The Allstate Foundation. Plus, the Expo will be free and open to the public today, so spend time in the Expo making new connections with the local industry community.

Check out more highlights you won’t want to miss:

Keynote: Science Comedy: Why It's a Thing & How to Do It
10:00am-11:00am | ACC, Ballroom D

Student Impact Challenge
presented by The Allstate Foundation
11:30am-1:00pm | ACC, Exhibit Hall 4

Student Impact Ice Cream Social
presented by The Allstate Foundation
1:00pm-2:00pm | ACC, Networking Lounge

Featured Session: Takeaways from Our Freshman Year of D&D in Schools
1:00pm-2:00pm | ACC, Ballroom EF

Film Screening & Q&A: Show Her The Money
1:30pm-3:10pm | ACC, Ballroom A

Young Professionals in Education Meet Up!
2:30pm-3:30pm | Hilton, Room 400

Bigger Than Hip-Hop: Why Folks Say It Controls Your Brain
3:30pm - 5:00pm | ACC, Room 16AB

How to Wow K-5 Through Podcasts & Storytelling
4:00pm-5:00pm | ACC, Room 8ABC

Film Screening & Q&A: Marshall Man
4:00pm-5:00pm | ACC, Ballroom A

The House of Choice Experience
Presented by EdChoice
5:30pm-8:30pm | The Thompson Austin Hotel, Red River Ballroom

Full Wednesday Lineup

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SXSW EDU 2024 speaker and performance photos, and film stills provided by the speakers

By Auva Saghafi