The SXSWedu Conference & Festival features four days of compelling sessions, socials, and events for education professionals, industry leaders and policy practitioners committed to the future of teaching and learning.

SXSWedu 2013 registrants, photo by Debbie Finley


A registration badge is required for admission to all SXSWedu 2014 activities. Register now online. Your email confirmation will include instructions for picking up your badge onsite in Austin, Texas. For more information, read the Registration and Housing FAQ or email

Registration is open:

Sunday, March 2nd: 4pm to 8pm
Monday, March 3rd: 8am to 8pm
Tuesday, March 4th: 8am to 6pm
Wednesday, March 5th: 8am to 6pm
Thursday, March 6th: 9am to Noon

Early registrants benefit from discount rates, which expire at midnight on the deadlines shown below. Speakers at SXSWedu 2014 will be provided gratis registration. Session proposers whose sessions are not accepted will be permitted to register at the early bird rate.

Rates and Deadlines

Sept 6Oct 18Nov 22Jan 10Feb 7Walkup

Method of Payment

Registration fees can be paid with MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover. If payment will be made by purchase order, you can complete your online registration form and request an invoice. Note: your registration will not be confirmed (and you cannot submit a hotel request) until you add the purchase order number to the online registration saved in your SXSWedu Shopping Cart.

Hotel Reservations

After you remit payment for your conference registration, you can make your hotel reservation online via the Hotel Requester. View the list of available hotels for rates and locations. Hotel requests cannot be accepted from non-registrants.