The PanelPicker platform is now open and accepting session proposals for SXSWedu 2017! This is your opportunity to help shape the programming that will take place at the SXSWedu Conference & Festival, March 6-9, 2017, by participating in the two-step process of submitting and voting on PanelPicker proposals.
Can’t make it to the meet up? Looking for more time to chat one-on-one with the SXSWedu team about PanelPicker?
We will be hosting office hours, Friday June 24, while we are in New York. Sign up for a time then swing by and grab a cup of coffee with us to learn more about PanelPicker, pitch us your ideas or ask us any questions.
PanelPicker season is right around the corner and we are lending our support! The Session Starter Kit is a great resource to help you craft your session proposal with the best tips from our staff. You can also get a sneak preview of our new tracks and formats for 2017 before PanelPicker launches on June 28.
Are you headed to Denver for ISTE 2016? So are we! SXSWedu will be on the exhibition floor, booth #200.
Summer is upon us! In the midst of sunshine and BBQ, we are getting excited for PanelPicker, which will open for SXSWedu 2017 programming submissions on Tuesday, June 28. Not sure what PanelPicker is? Hoping for some guidance on how to compose a session proposal that stands out? Don't worry, we got you!
Annie Clark, Executive Director of End Rape on Campus along with Texas State Representatives John Zerwas and Donna Howard, discussed the current status of sexual assault on campus and how we can be proactive instead of reactive. With a variety of laws and policies out there on the state and federal level, it is necessary for universities to be accountable for what happens on their campuses. Clark, Zerwas and Howard come together to bring this conversation to the forefront.
Take a dive into the SXSWedu keynote playlist; a compilation of some of the most inspirational and thought provoking voices to ever grace the SXSWedu stage. From the education thought leaders we all know like U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and technologist Bill Gates, to the unexpected influencers, like futurist Jane McGonical or actor Jeffrey Tambor, these speakers all share a passion for education and a commitment to the future of learning. - See more at: http://www.sxswedu.com/news/2016/temple-grandin-bill-gates-watch-sxswedu-keynotes-video#sthash.TuFaGTm0.dpuf
Lily Eskelsen Garcia and Keffrelyn Brown, along with moderator Jesse Holland joined SXSWedu in the Policy Forum to discuss the important issue of recruiting and retaining teachers, especially teachers of color.
During the 2016 SXSWedu Policy Forum, Jenny LaCoste-Caputo, Executive Director of Public Affairs & Media Relations for The University of Texas System, moderated a conversation about Senate Bill 11, commonly known as “campus carry,” passed during the 84th session of the Texas Legislature.
Eric Waldo, Don Yu, Ankur Thakkar and Aimee Woodall discussed Better Make Room, a bold public awareness campaign, that partners with popular platforms such as CollegeHumor and Vine—including a much talked about rap video featuring the First Lady about the importance of going to college.