SXSW EDU provides a destination for personal and professional growth with an unparalleled program of education thought-leaders, compelling sessions, films and more.


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About the Program


SXSW EDU features a diverse array of speakers, sessions, workshops, learning experiences, policy discussions and film screenings programmed to foster learning and discovery for all education stakeholders.

Program Tracks

The wide range of topics and ideas on the the program are organized by thematic tracks, designed to help illuminate overarching focus areas and enable attendees to easily navigate the event. Find your community or build a new one as you work through the program.

  • Arts
  • Business
  • Cognitive Process
  • Continuing Education
  • Data
  • Early Learning
  • Employability
  • Equity
  • Implementation
  • Informal Education
  • Instruction
  • Language Learning
  • Leadership
  • Learning Spaces
  • SEL
  • Special Needs
  • VR/AR

Program at SXSW EDU

Participate on the Program

Screen a Film

Screen a narrative or documentary film exploring critical topics facing education at SXSW EDU 2018. Apply for consideration Monday, June 26 – Tuesday, December 5.

Submit Film

Become a Mentor

Lend your expertise during SXSW EDU 2018. Apply for consideration Monday, June 26 – Friday, September 22.

Apply to Mentor

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