Speakers & Sessions

Hundreds of speakers with diverse backgrounds and expertise will take the stage at SXSW EDU to share their knowledge and challenge us to think critically about the future of teaching and learning.


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Photo by Tico Mendoza.

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About Speakers & Sessions

 

Thought leaders converge at SXSW EDU to provide professionals, at every stage of their career, with actionable learning, endless inspiration, and resonating insights through sessions and workshops. Content on the program is organized by thematic tracks designed to illuminate overarching focus areas.

The majority of conference programming is fueled by PanelPicker, the two-part online process that enables the community to lend their voice to the event. Step one encourages the community to enter a session proposal to speak at SXSW EDU. Step two allows the community to browse all of the ideas, leave comments, and vote for their favorite proposals. PanelPicker proposals for SXSW EDU 2020 will be accepted July 1 – 19, 2019.

For frequently asked questions and answers, check out the PanelPicker or Speaker FAQ.

Keynotes

Sir Ken Robinson

Sir Ken Robinson

Co-Founder

Boundless

Jennifer Eberhardt

Jennifer Eberhardt

Author and Professor of Psychology

Stanford University

Ted Dintersmith

Co-Founder

Boundless

David Yeager

David Yeager

Associate Professor of Psychology

The University of Texas at Austin

Dr. Mary Murphy

Mary Murphy

Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences, Associate Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion

Indiana University

Carol Dweck

Carol Dweck

Lewis And Virginia Eaton Professor Of Psychology

Stanford University

Rodney Robinson

2019 National Teacher of the Year

Rehema Ellis

Chief Education Correspondent

NBC News

Sarah Brown Wessling

2010 National Teacher of the Year

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Featured Speakers

Darcie Little Badger

Geoscientist, Fiction/Comic Writer

Chris Wilson

Chris Wilson

Author

“The Master Plan: My Journey from Life in Prison to a Life of Purpose”

Tracy Caldwell Dyson

Astronaut

NASA

Lieutenant General Jay Silveria

Lieutenant General Jay Silveria

Superintendent

The United States Air Force Academy

Elena Favilli

CEO & Founder

Rebel Girls

Christopher Emdin

Associate Professor

Department of Mathematics, Science, and Technology at Teachers College, Columbia University

Valorie Kondos Field

Former Head Coach

UCLA

Jason Reynolds

New York Times bestselling author

"Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi"

Laura Huang

MBA Class of 1954 Associate Professor of Business Administration

Harvard Business School

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Policy Forum Speakers

Audrey Henson

CEO

College to Congress

Diego Bernal

State Representative

Texas House District 123

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