News and Updates

Youtube
Written by Jessi | December 12, 2014

Enjoy Video Content from SXSWedu Anytime, All the Time!

Videos from past SXSWedu keynotes, featured speakers and more are available online for you to enjoy whenever you want! Start watching now to soak up all of the lessons and insights from speakers over the years!

Browse the video playlist by event year or search the entire library for your favorite speakers. Here are a few of the popular videos for you to enjoy now!

Sal Khan
Written by Jessi | December 9, 2014

Sal Khan Announced as Closing Speaker for SXSWedu 2015

SXSWedu is excited to announce that the 2015 Conference & Festival will conclude with a special closing program on the afternoon of Thursday, March 12. It will be a single-stage program featuring a number of presenters impacting and inspiring the field of learning that is open to all SXSWedu registrants. Sal Khan, founder and executive director of Khan Academy, has been confirmed as the closing speaker for the program!

eduSocial
Written by Jessi | December 9, 2014

Activate Your eduSocial Account to Connect with Other Attendees!

SXSWedu's networking tool, eduSocial, is designed specifically for SXSWedu attendees to connect with other registrants before, during and after the event. The platform allows you access to search for and message other SXSWedu attendees, manage your hotel reservations, print your Badge Pickup Quickcode and more! Activate your eduSocial account, after registering to attend the event to start taking advantage of the tool now.

Dallas Dance
Written by Kathleen | December 8, 2014

Featured Find: Preparing Globally Competitive Students

Featured sessions occur at the top of every daytime programming hour during SXSWedu. These thought-provoking presentations, broadly aligned with trending topics, feature high-profile speakers and leaders in learning. An exciting lineup of featured sessions has already been confirmed and announced for the 2015 Conference & Festival. Check out the full listing and stay tuned as we individually highlight these sessions leading up to March!

Ed Expo kids by Debbie Finley
Written by Patrick | December 2, 2014
Tags: Ed Expo

Make Plans to Attend the SXSWedu Education Expo March 10, 2015

SXSWedu is thrilled to announce the third annual Education Expo, taking place on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 from 2:00pm - 8:00pm at the Austin Convention Center. This unique component of the SXSWedu Conference & Festival is an annual free and open to the public event celebrating lifelong learning from cradle to career and beyond throughout Central Texas.

Higher Ed
Written by Patrick | December 1, 2014

Featured Finds: Higher Education Built by Students for Students

Featured sessions occur at the top of every daytime programming hour during SXSWedu. These thought-provoking presentations, broadly aligned with trending topics, feature high-profile speakers and leaders in learning. An exciting lineup of featured sessions have already been confirmed and announced for the 2015 Conference & Festival. Check out the full listing and stay tuned as we individually highlight these sessions leading up to March!

Photo by Amy Price
Written by Patrick | November 21, 2014

Register for SXSWedu 2015 Today and Save 30%

Register today, before midnight, to receive the discount registration rate of $345 for SXSWedu 2015, March 9-12 in Austin, Texas. After today, November 21, the rate will increase to $395.

Do not miss this opportunity to save thirty percent on your registration and catch all of the excitement at SXSWedu 2015. There is already plenty of diverse and innovative programming scheduled for the conference & festival, and much more to come. Browse the program page for a look at the wide variety of programming and events. Click through the different session categories to see the session lineup and respective themes.

Written by Jessi | November 19, 2014

Exciting News & Announcements for SXSWedu 2015!

SXSWedu is excited to share an exciting lineup of news and announcements for the 2015 event, March 9-12 in Austin, Texas. This lineup includes the reveal of summits (a brand new facet of programming coming to SXSWedu), the second keynote announcement, eduFILM screenings, the 2015 sponsors and so much more!

Session by Debbie Finely
Written by Patrick | November 19, 2014
Tags: Sessions

More Than 70 Sessions from PanelPicker Added to the Programming Lineup!

Last month, SXSWedu unveiled the first big programming announcement for 2015. This included more than 150 sessions, all of which were submitted, voted and selected via PanelPicker. SXSWedu is thrilled to announce over 70 additional sessions that have been added and confirmed to the programming list for March 9-12, 2015, in Austin, Texas.