Participate

Community participation drives SXSW EDU forward.



Learn more about current opportunities for you and your organization to get involved at the 2023 event, including applications to speak, compete, exhibit, and lead networking events.


Sips & Strums: Ukulele for All! Meet Up – SXSW EDU 2022 – Photo by Stephen Olker

Sips & Strums: Ukulele for All! Meet Up – SXSW EDU 2022 – Photo by Stephen Olker

Get Involved at SXSW EDU 2023

 

In everything we do we aim to elevate the voice and leadership of those working to improve the learning landscape. In doing so, you, our community, help make SXSW EDU a destination for cross-collaboration, idea-sharing, and inspiration.

Explore the various opportunities available for you and your organization to get involved at the 2023 event.

Vote for Sessions

 

Starting August 9 through August 21, 2022 you can vote on your favorite session ideas in PanelPicker.

PanelPicker® is a crowd-sourced platform that enables the community to propose session ideas for the SXSW EDU program through a two-part online process.

STEP 1 encourages the community to enter a session proposal to speak at SXSW EDU.

STEP 2 allows the community to browse all of these ideas, leave comments, and vote for their favorite proposals.

Pitch Your Startup

Apply to the Launch Competition, featuring early-stage startups, for a chance to compete in a live, fast-paced pitch competition.

Application opens on August 23.

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Launch Competition – SXSW EDU 2022 – Photo by Holly Jee

Enter Your Startup Idea

Submit a proposal to the Student Startup Competition, where high school students can showcase their talent and entrepreneurial drive.

Application opens on August 23.

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Student Startup Competition – SXSW EDU 2022 – Photo by Stephen Olker

SCREEN YOUR FILM

Submit a narrative or documentary film exploring critical topics impacting education. SXSW EDU celebrates the power of film with powerful screenings and Q&A discussions.

Application opens on August 9.

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Fail State Screening – SXSW EDU – Photo by Steve Rogers

Fail State Screening – SXSW EDU – Photo by Steve Rogers

Apply to Mentor

Share your knowledge and expertise one-on-one and in group conversations with SXSW EDU attendees by applying to become a mentor.

Application opens on August 9.

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Mentor Session – SXSW EDU 2022 – Photo by Stephen Olker

Exhibit in the Expo

Exhibiting at the Expo is the perfect marketing opportunity to build brand awareness. Showcase what's next and new and connect with thousands of education stakeholders.

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SXSW EDU 2022 – Photo by Tico Mendoza

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