Keynotes and Featured


Keynote speakers are the focal point of each day’s program and showcase leaders extending the frontiers of education. While these sessions vary in topic and theme, all bring to the stage inspired visionaries committed to the future of teaching and learning.

Featured Speakers are broadly aligned with trending topics discussed at the event. Featured Sessions headline each hour of programming and are celebrated daily to highlight voices that are sure to deliver engaging insights on a variety of leading issues in education.

Watch past keynote videos from SXSWedu SXSW EducationThe Closing Program features a lineup of thought-provoking presenters designed to wrap up the many fruitful conversations shared at SXSWedu. This engaging series of speakers highlights a variety of perspectives on the power of education to inspire and impact.

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