Ways to Get Involved in SXSWedu 2014 Now!

Written by Jessi | August 16, 2013

It may seem a long way away, but March will be here in no time. Take full advantage of your summer downtime to start thinking about how you want to engage and participate with the unique community of energetic and innovative leaders, from all backgrounds of the learning landscape, at the SXSWedu Conference & Festival. There's a number of exciting opportunities to contribute your knowledge and insights to the 2014 SXSWedu event. Take note of current opportunities as well as important dates and deadlines to get involved.

PanelPicker Public Voting

August 19 - September 6
In one week, PanelPicker public voting will begin and the SXSWedu community will have the opportunity to browse proposal ideas, leave comments and vote on sessions for SXSWedu 2014.

LAUNCHedu winner by JW WalthallLAUNCHedu 2013 winner, SpeakingPal.
Photo by JW Walthall

Apply for the LAUNCHedu competition

August 1 - November 8
The LAUNCHedu competition, for nonprofit and for-profit education startups, showcases what’s next and new in the rapidly evolving education marketplace. Eligible startups are invited to apply online now!

Participate in the 2014 Makerspace

The 2014 SXSWedu Conference & Festival will highlight maker, STEM, gaming and more, in a hands-on space for attendees to explore student centered learning practices. Cutting-edge organizations interested in participating in the interactive pavilion can submit a proposal now.

Have Your Film Considered for eduFILM

Now in its second year, eduFILM highlights the best education-focused films and documentaries, including panels with filmmakers and educators, at SXSWedu. Film submissions are now being accepted for the 2014 SXSWedu Conference & Festival.

Google Lounge by JW WalthallGoogle Lounge at SXSWedu 2013. Photo by JW Walthall

Get Involved with Future Plans

Free and open-to-the-public, Future Plans at SXSWedu supports Central Texas students as they explore their passions. Right now, there are numerous opportunities to get involved in Future Plans, including sponsorship, exhibiting, and speaking.

Learn More About SXSWedu Sponsorship and Marketing Opportunities

There are a variety of exciting options available to organizations that wish to align with SXSWedu’s energetic, optimistic and creative community. Learn more about sponsorship and marketing opportunities for the 2014 SXSWedu Conference & Festival now.


Register to attend SXSWedu, March 3-6, 2014 in Austin, Texas, now at the early bird rate to benefit from huge savings and have access to the best available hotel options during your stay. Sign up to receive the SXSWedu Newsletter for all the latest SXSWedu announcements!